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Giant inland sea created by the disastrous Mozambique cyclone

Cyclone Idai left death, destruction, and a sprawling inland sea in its wake. The powerful tropical cyclone -- which struck Mozambique last Thursday as the equivalent of a Category 2 or 3 hurricane with winds of around 100 mph -- has left at least 150 dead and 600,000 in need of help in the flooded nation said the EU, though the Associated Press reports over 300 fatalities as of March 21 when accounting for deaths in neighboring Zimbabwe.The cyclone's widespread flooding -- in part overshado...
Tags: Science, Eu, Zimbabwe, Red Cross, Associated Press, Mozambique, Midwest, European Space Agency ESA, Beira, Southern Hemisphere, Jordan Peele, Beira Mozambique, Idai, Cyclone Idai, Jamie LeSueur, March 20th Mozambique Copernicus Sentinel

Video shows teen’s beating during West Virginia traffic stop

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia prosecutor has released a police dashcam video of a 16-year-old boy being beaten by officers during a November traffic stop. Berkeley County Prosecutor Catie Wilkes Delligatti released the eight-minute video to The Associated Press on Thursday. The teen’s face is redacted in the video, taken from a sheriff’s […]
Tags: News, West Virginia, Ap, Nation, Associated Press, Berkeley County, CHARLESTON W Va, Catie Wilkes Delligatti

Q&A: Waiting for the final Mueller report and what happens next

By CHAD DAY and ERIC TUCKER WASHINGTON  — America is waiting for special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. But anyone looking for a grand narrative on President Donald Trump, Russian election interference and all the juicy details uncovered over the past 22 months could end up disappointed. The exact timing of Mueller’s endgame is unclear. Attorney General William Barr, who oversees the investigation, has said he wants to release as much information as he can about the inquiry into possible coord...
Tags: New York, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington, White House, Russia, America, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Hillary Clinton, House, Associated Press, Cia, Giuliani, Donald Trump

Kraft Asks Judge To Block Explicit Video Release In Prostitution Ring Case

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The attorneys representing New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men charged in a Florida massage parlor prostitution investigation are asking a judge to block the release of video recordings that police say shows them engaging in sexual acts. They also say the prosecutors’ conditions for the men entering a diversion program in exchange for dropping misdemeanor charges of soliciting prostitution are too harsh. Attorneys for Kraft and 14 of the other 24 ...
Tags: Asia, Florida, News, China, NFL, Atlanta, Ap, New England Patriots, Associated Press, Kansas City, Bentley, Kraft, Orlando, Palm Beach County, Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale Fla

UN food agency cites progress in Yemen

CAIRO (AP) — The head of the U.N.’s World Food Program says progress has been made in Yemen, months after he accused Houthi rebels of stealing food from the hungry by diverting aid. David Beasley, the executive director of the WFP, nevertheless told The Associated Press in Cairo on Thursday that Yemen is “far from […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Un, Associated Press, Yemen, Cairo, WFP, David Beasley, U N s World Food Program

Ferry sinks in Tigris near Iraq’s Mosul, killing 40

BAGHDAD (AP) — A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year sank in the Tigris river near the Iraqi city of Mosul on Thursday, killing at least 40 people, an official said. Col. Hussam Khalil, head of the Civil Defense in the Nineveh province, told The Associated Press the accident occurred as scores […]
Tags: News, Iraq, Nation, Associated Press, Baghdad, Mosul, Civil Defense, Nineveh province, Tigris, Col Hussam Khalil

South Sudan spends millions on cars, homes instead of peace

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan’s committee overseeing the fragile transition from civil war has approved almost $185 million in spending on vehicles, food and home renovations while the country’s peace deal suffers from an alleged lack of funds, according to internal documents seen by The Associated Press. As the East African nation emerges […]
Tags: News, Nation, Sudan, South Sudan, Associated Press, JUBA South Sudan

Arizona State gets first NCAA tournament win since 2009 by beating St. John's in First Four

Bobby Hurley's Arizona State team picked up the program's first NCAA tournament win since 2009 by beating Chris Mullin's St. John's in the First Four.            [Author: Associated Press]
Tags: News, Ncaa, Associated Press, St John, Arizona State, Chris Mullin, Bobby Hurley

Bring on the mead: NY state now licensing farm meaderies

New York state is offering new licenses to operate farms for the production of mead, an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting honey with water.
Tags: New York, Finance, Article, Associated Press, Ny, Albany, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Fox-business/industries, Fox-business/features, N.Y, 733f65a4-4f74-53d8-a18a-8c3dae9d1f55

Only as good as your name? You Beto believe it! 

When it comes to evaluating people we don’t know much about, typically the first thing we judge them by is their name. Fair or not, somebody’s name causes us to make certain assumptions about their age, gender, where they come from or even what their religion might be — as there generally aren’t too many Millie’s under the age of 80, women named Bob, or Mormons named Muhammad. The cues in a name can lead us to positive reactions, or make us skeptical and suspicious. This is human nature, and no ...
Tags: Texas, Minnesota, California, Opinion, Mexico, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Ted Cruz, House Of Representatives, Fox News, Associated Press, Bob, Usa Today, Lebanon, Cruz

Bernie Sanders returns to California, fires up striking workers at UCLA

WESTWOOD — Campaigning in California for the first time in his second run for president, Bernie Sanders flashed familiar themes Wednesday in a speech to UCLA workers staging a one-day strike amid stalled contract negotiations. Carrying her 11-month-old baby Daisy Lynette Bell, a UCLA occupational therapist who has not had a raise in three years, joins striking UC workers at a rally at UCLA in Westwood on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG) Presi...
Tags: California, White House, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Hillary Clinton, New Jersey, San Diego, Howard Schultz, Warren, Starbucks, Associated Press, UC, University Of California

ICE, immigrant rights advocates dispute hunger strike at Adelanto facility

There’s a dispute over whether there is or isn’t a hunger strike in California’s largest immigrant detention center. Immigrant rights advocates said a strike began last Thursday with some 150 detainees at the Adelanto Detention Facility, with demands for better treatment, including adequate medical care and better food. It was unclear how many detainees were still engaging in a hunger strike by Wednesday, March 20, but it had not ended for all, according to Lizbeth Abeln, immigrant detention coo...
Tags: California, Sport, Soccer, Associated Press, U S Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Haley, San Bernardino County, San Fernando Valley, Laguna Niguel, El Paso Texas, Adelanto, Adelanto Detention Facility, Adelanto Detention Center, Inland Coalition for Immigrant Justice, Lori Haley, Abeln

R. Kelly asks judge to let him travel to Dubai to perform, says he needs the money

R. Kelly wants a judge to let him travel to Dubai to perform, saying he has struggled to get work in the U.S. since his arrest on sex-abuse charges.            [Author: The Associated Press]
Tags: News, Dubai, Associated Press, R Kelly, The Associated Press

California governor pushes for fee to clean up tainted water

Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to charge California water customers up to $10 per month to help clean up contaminated water in low-income and rural areas, but he will face resistance from some legislative Democrats hesitant to impose new taxes.
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AP source: White Sox near $43M, 6-year deal with Jimenez

CHICAGO (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that the Chicago White Sox are nearing a $43 million, six-year contract with highly regarded outfield prospect Eloy Jimenez. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity Wednesday because the deal had not been agreed to. The contract would include team options […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Chicago, Associated Press, Chicago White Sox, White Sox, Jimenez, Eloy Jimenez

Correction: Mob Shooting story

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — In some versions of a story March 18 about a court hearing over the killing of a reputed Gambino crime boss, The Associated Press erroneously reported where the victim was born. Francesco Cali was born in New York City, not in Sicily.
Tags: News, New York City, Associated Press, Francesco Cali

Europe, Canada to do own reviews of Boeing flight system

The decision by Europe and Canada to break with U.S. air-safety regulators is likely to delay the resumption of flights by the Boeing 737 Max after two deadly crashes.
Tags: Europe, Finance, Article, Canada, Associated Press, Boeing, Europe Canada, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 73fbaa0e-0036-5ae1-b23d-adf0c2185692, DAVID KOENIG and TOM KRISHER

FedEx, Johnson and Johnson slump while General Mills rises

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Wednesday: FedEx Corp., down $6.34 to $175.07
Tags: New York, Finance, Article, Associated Press, Johnson, Mills, FBN, FedEx Corp, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 2303008b-f7e3-5d55-844e-be544255dc04

Theresa May says it's a matter of "great personal regret" that U.K. won't leave EU with a deal on March 29

Theresa May says it's a matter of "great personal regret" that U.K. won't leave EU with a deal on March 29.
Tags: London, Finance, Eu, Article, Theresa May, Associated Press, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 31b746e2-c62e-5934-9734-bce59d5e7152

Alabama editor promoting KKK revival says he’s selling paper

LINDEN, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama newspaper owner who promoted a revival of the Ku Klux Klan says he has a deal to sell the business. Editor Goodloe Sutton tells The Associated Press this week’s issue of The Democrat-Reporter of Linden, Alabama, could be his last. Sutton wouldn’t go into details about the supposed buyer, […]
Tags: News, Alabama, Ap, Nation, Kkk, Associated Press, Ku Klux Klan, Sutton, Linden Alabama, Goodloe Sutton, LINDEN Ala

Sports betting at upstate NY casinos can begin in May

Upstate New York casinos authorized to offer sports gambling could be accepting wagers by Memorial Day weekend.
Tags: Finance, Article, Associated Press, Albany, Upstate New York, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, N.Y, A3b2a43e-5986-56d9-9ce7-78132ed7d3d6

Spring break crowds are frustrating Miami residents, police: We can't allow 'thousands of people to drink and get high'

The Miami Beach Police Department says additional officers will start patrolling this weekend to keep an eye on a raucous spring break crowd.            [Author: Associated Press]
Tags: News, Miami, Associated Press, Miami Beach Police Department

Penn State to collect $733K from Sandusky’s defunct charity

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Penn State is set to collect hundreds of thousands of dollars from the defunct charity for at-risk youth founded by now-imprisoned Jerry Sandusky while he was an assistant football coach. The state attorney general’s office tells The Associated Press that the university will receive $733,000 as a result of a recent […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Nation, Associated Press, Penn State, Jerry Sandusky, Sandusky, Harrisburg PA

Union says Frontier attendants, airline reach tentative deal

The union representing Frontier Airlines flight attendants says it has reached a tentative contract deal with the Denver-based budget carrier.
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Analysts, governor $700 million apart on revenue estimates

The head of Ohio's legislative analysis division says its estimates for state revenue over the next couple of years are below those of Republican Gov. Mike DeWine.
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$800K Wells Fargo penalty OK'd in Schilling video game deal

A federal judge has approved an agreement for Wells Fargo Securities to pay an $800,000 civil penalty to end a lawsuit by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over Rhode Island's failed $75 million deal with former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's video game company, 38 Studios.
Tags: Finance, Article, Associated Press, Boston Red Sox, Rhode Island, Wells Fargo, Providence, U S Securities and Exchange Commission, FBN, Curt Schilling, Wells Fargo Securities, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, R.I, D0d4fe16-90e9-5c83-bfd0-09cae62134b6

NYC Councilman: Kushner Firm Flouted Rules, Endangered Tenants

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City councilman accused the Kushner family real estate company on Tuesday of putting tenants in danger by allowing several of its buildings to avoid safety inspections. New York Oversight Committee Chair Ritchie Torres said his investigation showed that the firm once run by President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has been renting apartments to hundreds of tenants in nine buildings with certificates of occupancy that expired months or years ago. Torres al...
Tags: New York, News, White House, New York City, Ap, Manhattan, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, East Village, Torres, Buildings Department, Aaron Carr, Kushner, Department of Buildings, Jared Kushner

World markets mostly lower ahead of Fed report

The central bank has signaled that it will be "patient" in raising interest rates.
Tags: Finance, Article, Associated Press, Fed, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Fox-business/markets/stocks, 0d774f9a-92ac-5fe3-ac96-07cf2b893483

Starbucks to test recyclable cups, redesign stores

Starbucks says it plans to test both recyclable and compostable cups over the next year.
Tags: Finance, Article, Starbucks, Associated Press, Seattle, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, A93c1a37-b041-5318-a3b7-bf1557a7fe5d