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California halts prison gang peacemaking effort

California halts prison gang peacemaking effort

SACRAMENTO, Calif.
Judge rejects Avenatti request to move case to California

Judge rejects Avenatti request to move case to California

NEW YORK — California attorney Michael Avenatti will face charges that he ripped off porn star Stormy Daniels of hundreds of thousands of dollars in book proceeds in New York rather than Los Angeles, a judge ruled Tuesday. U.S.
UK brings travellers home as Thomas Cook bosses criticized

UK brings travellers home as Thomas Cook bosses criticized

LONDON — Britain's biggest repatriation effort since World War II ramped up Tuesday as questions swirled over the pay that Thomas Cook executives received in the run-up to the tour operator's collapse.
Bill Cosby hit with $2.75M legal bill after losing dispute

Bill Cosby hit with $2.75M legal bill after losing dispute

PHILADELPHIA — Bill Cosby has been hit with a $2.75 million legal bill as he marks the end of his first year in prison.
Investigator says FAA training inspectors weren't qualified

Investigator says FAA training inspectors weren't qualified

Federal investigators say some safety inspectors who helped set pilot-training standards for the Boeing 737 Max were unqualified and the Federal Aviation Administration seemed to mislead Congress about their competency.
WeWork CEO stepping aside amid questions about company

WeWork CEO stepping aside amid questions about company

WeWork's charismatic but controversial CEO is stepping aside from the communal office-space company he founded, another moment of reckoning between the fast-growing startup and its disenchanted investors.

Feds: Engineer manipulated diesel emissions at Fiat Chrysler

DETROIT — Federal prosecutors on Tuesday expanded a criminal investigation of the auto industry by charging a Fiat Chrysler engineer with rigging pollution tests on more than 100,000 diesel pickup trucks and SUVs sold in the U.S.

B.C. woman faces new charges in alleged college admissions scam in the U.S.

BOSTON — A woman from British Columbia is facing new charges in an alleged college admissions scandal that has ensnared Hollywood actresses and dozens of wealthy parents in the United States.
FBI agents raid Illinois state senator's home, offices

FBI agents raid Illinois state senator's home, offices

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — FBI agents carried materials in bankers' boxes and grocery bags out of the Illinois Capitol building on Tuesday, and multiple media outlets reported that and other raids were linked to a Democratic state senator.
Massachusetts temporarily banning sale of vaping products

Massachusetts temporarily banning sale of vaping products

BOSTON — The governor of Massachusetts declared a public health emergency Tuesday and ordered a four-month ban on the sale of vaping products in the state, apparently the first action of its kind in the nation. Republican Gov.