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Zimbabwe Activist Pastor Seeks Bail as Hundreds Face Trial After Protests

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 23:38
By MacDonald DzirutweHARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean activist pastor Evan Mawarire will ask the High Court on Wednesday to free him on bail after his...

Alaska Governor Says He Wants to Deliver on Campaign Pledges

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 23:30
Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy says he wants to follow through on promises he made during his campaign, including reducing state spending and declaring "war" on criminals.

South Korea 'Selective' in Implementing Sanctions on North: Group

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 23:19
By Joyce LeeSEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea failed to notify a U.N. sanctions committee when it sent about 300 tonnes of petroleum products to North...

Motive Unclear in Nevada Slayings Trump Thrust in Spotlight

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 23:15
Authorities: Salvadoran man to be charged in 4 fatal shootings in Nevada.

Los Angeles Teachers Head Back to School After Reaching Deal

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 23:13
Los Angeles teachers will go back to work Wednesday after voting to ratify a deal between their union and school officials.

The Latest: House Republicans Laud Public Safety Focus

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 23:11
Alaska House Republican leaders say they appreciated Gov. Mike Dunleavy's emphasis on public safety and transparent budgeting during his State of the State speech.

'The Trash Never Stops': Indonesia Battles to Clean up Rivers

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 23:04
PISANG BATU RIVER, Indonesia (Reuters) - Boys played and chatted on a rickety wooden ramp under a baking sun in West Java, while just below their...

U.S. Airlines Tap Army Helicopter Pilots to Ease Shortage

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 23:03
By Tracy RucinskiCHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. Army pilot Shaun Perez spent ten hours flying an Apache helicopter over Afghanistan, providing gun cover...

OurCrowd, 7thirty Launch $30 Million Fund to Invest in Cannabis Tech

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 23:02
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli equity crowdsourcing platform OurCrowd is partnering and investing with 7thirty to build a global cannabis technology...

Phoenix Man Gets 14-Year Prison Term for Child Exploitation

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 22:59
Arizona prosecutors say a Phoenix man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for sexual exploitation of a minor.

New Mexico Lawmakers Review Felon-Voting Rights Proposal

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 22:57
New Mexico lawmakers are expected to weigh whether the state should stop removing felons from the state's voting rolls while they are incarcerated and on parole.

US Panel to Hear Arguments in Nuclear Waste Storage Case

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 22:56
Environmentalists and nuclear watchdog groups are lining up against plans to build a $2.4 billion storage facility in southeastern New Mexico for spent nuclear fuel from commercial reactors around the United States.

Pakistani Police to Face Murder Charges Over Killing of Family

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 22:54
LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani authorities have removed the commander of the counter terrorism police in the province of Punjab and will...

Bill on Yearly New Mexico Teacher Salary Jumps Gets 1st Test

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 22:53
A proposal that would incrementally increase minimum salaries for New Mexico teachers and principals faces its first test.

Stockton Schools Settle California Discrimination Claims

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 22:52
California has reached a settlement with the Stockton Unified School District over allegations that it discriminated against minority and disabled students.

Audit: Payroll Problems, Likely Fraud Hit Alamogordo Schools

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 22:51
A new audit shows Alamogordo Public School is plagued by procurement issues, payroll problems and possible fraud.

Denver Teachers Vote to Go on Strike Over Pay

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 22:49
Denver teachers have decided overwhelmingly to go on strike after more than a year of negotiations over base pay.

Alaska Jobs Report Shows Some Growth in Oil and Gas Industry

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 22:42
An Alaska jobs report shows the state's oil and gas industry experienced modest growth last month as some sectors of the economy have continued shedding jobs.

Q&A: Impact of Supreme Court Decision on Transgender Troops

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 22:42
Q&A: Impact of Supreme Court's decision to allow Trump plan to restrict military service by transgender men and women while court challenges continue.

Judge Hearing Testimony on 2020 Census Citizenship Question

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 22:41
A federal judge in Maryland is hearing testimony for a trial over the Trump administration's addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census, a plan that another judge already has blocked.