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10/22/2018
Proposed changes to Washington state's overtime rules could make more professional workers eligible for time-and-a-half pay. The Spokesman-Review reports a draft concept by the state Department of Labor and Industries … Click to Continue »
10/22/2018
President Donald Trump declared Monday the U.S. will begin cutting aid to three Central American countries he accused of failing to stop thousands of migrants heading for the U.S. border. … Click to Continue »
10/22/2018
The first debate in South Dakota's race for governor comes as Republican Kristi Noem is trying to punch holes in hard-charging Democrat Billie Sutton's moderate image. Noem, a four-term congresswoman, … Click to Continue »
10/22/2018
WWE wrestler Roman Reigns says he will step away from the ring because he has leukemia. The 33-year-old Reigns, whose real name is Joe Anoa'i, made the announcement Monday night … Click to Continue »
10/22/2018
Chinese leader Xi Jinping opened one of the world's longest bridges on Tuesday, during a tour to southern China that is seen by some as an opportunity for Beijing to reaffirm its commitment to economic liberalization.


10/22/2018
President Donald Trump is offering no evidence to support his assertion that "unknown Middle Easterners are mixed in" with Central American migrants moving toward the U.S. southern border. Associated Press … Click to Continue »
10/22/2018
Twitter says it has removed accounts linked to conspiracy-monger Alex Jones and Infowars. A Twitter spokesman confirmed Tuesday that the accounts had been removed. There was no additional comment from … Click to Continue »
10/22/2018
A prominent lawyer and newspaper publisher who is tied to Bangladesh's political opposition has been arrested on defamation charges amid concern the government is acting tough on dissent ahead of … Click to Continue »
10/22/2018
In ads, rallies and the signage on his campaign bus, the Republican running for Minnesota attorney general has a prevailing message for voters: He's not Keith Ellison. As the Democratic … Click to Continue »
10/22/2018
China opened the world's longest sea-crossing bridge linking Hong Kong to the mainland on Tuesday in a feat of engineering carrying immense economic and political significance. Chinese President Xi Jinping … Click to Continue »
10/22/2018
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have landed in Fiji for a three-day visit as their tour of the South Pacific continues. There was a light drizzle when Prince Harry … Click to Continue »
10/22/2018
Excessive speed was the main cause of the derailment of a train in Taiwan that killed 18 people and injured scores of others, investigators said Tuesday. A Cabinet task force … Click to Continue »
10/22/2018
President Donald Trump on Monday vowed to begin curtailing millions of dollars in American aid to three Central American nations and called a caravan of migrants bound for the United States a national emergency, as he sought to boost his party's chances in Nov. 6 congressional elections.


10/22/2018
Authorities rushed to evacuate low-lying areas and set up shelters as an "extremely dangerous" Hurricane Willa with winds of 145 mph (230 kph) headed toward a Tuesday afternoon landfall along … Click to Continue »
10/22/2018
Thousands of University of California medical workers began a three-day strike Tuesday against hospitals, clinics and campuses that prompted the rescheduling of thousands of surgeries and outpatient appointments. Picket lines … Click to Continue »
10/22/2018
Federal prosecutors will once again try a U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed a 16-year-old boy in a cross-border shooting but who was earlier this year acquitted of murder. The … Click to Continue »
10/22/2018
An explosive device was found on Monday in a mailbox near the New York home of billionaire financier George Soros, a favorite target of right-wing campaigners in the United States and eastern Europe, the New York Times reported, citing police.


10/22/2018
A special prosecutor who helped investigate allegations that Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill drunkenly groped a lawmaker and three legislative staffers is planning an announcement on that investigation. Fort Wayne … Click to Continue »
10/22/2018
The search for a Wisconsin girl whose parents were killed in the family's home last week was to expand Tuesday with as many as 2,000 volunteers expected to comb the … Click to Continue »
10/22/2018
Philip Morris International Inc will sell cheaper versions of its IQOS "heat not burn" products in Japan from Tuesday and introduce new upgraded products next month to expand market share, its chief executive said.


10/22/2018
Asian shares fell on Tuesday as earnings season nerves in the U.S. dented Wall Street, while a cocktail of negative drivers from Saudi Arabia's diplomatic isolation to concerns over Italy's budget and Brexit talks depressed sentiment.


10/22/2018
Twitter Inc confirmed on Monday it has removed more accounts affiliated with Infowars, the website of U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.


10/22/2018
SPOKANE, Wash. - It's not uncommon in Spokane that we hear about stolen cars, but how often does the owner of the car see it being driven the day after it was stolen? Rhonda Howard said last night she was visiting a family member in the hospital. She came home, and saw her pathfinder was missing. She reported it to crime check, but didn't expect to see it again so soon. 
10/22/2018
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Ashley Bales says her daughter came home from school one day and told her about classmates at Woodland Middle School selling something she was concerned with, Zipfizz. "With my daughter having a preexisting health conditions it got me concerned for other kids in the same position to be being sold that without their parents having knowledge of it," Bales said.
10/22/2018
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A dog who flew out of the back of the pickup truck and was left behind in Spokane Valley Monday morning has been picked up by its owners. A SCRAPS officer tells KHQ that an investigation is underway to determine whether citations will be made for cruelty and negligence from the incident. It is a misdemeanor in Washington state to have your dog in a truck bed unrestrained. 
10/22/2018
A U.S. judge on Monday affirmed a verdict against Bayer AG unit Monsanto that found its glyphosate-based weed-killers responsible for a man’s terminal cancer, but said the $250 million punitive damages portion of the award had to be reduced.


10/22/2018
The Franklin County commission is tinkering with commissioner pay on the eve of the Nov. 6 election. Tuesday, the commission will vote on whether to continue paying an annual salary … Click to Continue »
10/22/2018
A swarm of large and moderate earthquakes that struck Sunday night and Monday morning off Vancouver Island hasn’t changed stresses on the nearby Cascadia fault, which scientists say is overdue … Click to Continue »
10/22/2018
An iconic wood-chipper, commemorative snow globes and an original screenplay from the movie “Fargo” — all that and more is on display at a shrine to the Oscar-winning film in … Click to Continue »
10/22/2018
U.S. authorities have held some immigrant children who entered the country illegally and without a parent in a temporary "tent city" in Texas for months, violating a 20-year-old court order on how long minors can be detained, according to court filings by civil rights lawyers and immigration advocates.