23 May 2019

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Sanders, other U.S. Democratic 2020 candidates back workers in dispute with McDonald's

Sanders, other U.S. Democratic 2020 candidates back workers in dispute with McDonald'sSanders, one of the two dozen Democrats running for the Democratic presidential nomination, held a virtual town hall, taking questions from McDonald's workers in Dallas who protested the company's annual shareholders' meeting. "You guys are being exploited," Sanders, speaking from Washington, told the workers. McDonald's is under fire from activist groups for failing to protect workers from sexual harassment and violence.


23 May 2019 3:25pm GMT

Bank CEO Calk charged in scheme to win a job in Trump administration

Bank CEO Calk charged in scheme to win a job in Trump administrationBy Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors on Thursday unsealed criminal charges against Federal Savings Bank CEO Stephen Calk accusing him of corruptly approving high-risk loans to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort in exchange for trying to secure a top job in the Trump administration. ...


23 May 2019 3:05pm GMT

Pompeo slams release of "American Taliban" as unconscionable: Fox

Pompeo slams release of "American Taliban" as unconscionable: FoxU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized the pending release on Thursday of John Walker Lindh, the American captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, and said he believed the decision needed to be reviewed. "Unexplainable and unconscionable," Pompeo said in an interview with Fox News. Pompeo said Lindh "still is threatening the United states of America, still committed to the very jihad that he engaged in that killed a great American and a great CIA officer.


23 May 2019 11:28am GMT

22 May 2019

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First US state legalizes composting of human bodies

Washington has become the first state in the nation to pass a law allowing composting as an alternative to burial or cremation of human remains.

22 May 2019 9:09pm GMT

RV driver led police on wild chase

A suspect who led California Highway Patrol officers on a wild high-speed chase through the San Fernando Valley Tuesday evening has been arrested.

22 May 2019 3:27pm GMT

Fired lunchroom worker hadn't charged student for 3 months, her former employer says

A lunchroom worker in New Hampshire who said she was fired for allowing a student to take food without paying hadn't been charging the student for anything for several months, her former employer said.

22 May 2019 4:22am GMT