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    Senate roll vote on bill to prevent government shutdown

    The 50-49 roll call Saturday by which the Senate rejected legislation to fund the federal government through Feb. 16. The bill required 60 votes to pass.A "yes" vote is a vote to pass the bill.Voting yes were 5 Democrats and 45 Republicans.Voting...

    By The Associated Press|

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    Businessman may get 6-month delay in deportation

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) An Ohio businessman who faces deportation to his native Jordan may be able to stay in the United States for about six months while his case is reviewed.A U.S. House subcommittee vote Thursday requested the Department of...

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    Southern Californians charged with Chinese export scheme

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Two Southern California men have been arrested on federal charges that they illegally exported computer chips with military applications to China.The U.S. attorney's office says part-time Los Angeles resident Yi-Chi Shih and...

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    Governor names head of Seattle tunnel plan to top rail post

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Gov. Jerry Brown appointed the head of a $3 billion tunnel project in Seattle to a top post at California's High-Speed Rail Authority on Friday, rounding out a leadership team that's been in flux.Joseph Hedges of the...

    By Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    The Latest: LA Times gets union, loses publisher

    LOS ANGELES (AP) The Latest on changes at the Los Angeles Times (all times local):3:10 p.m.Los Angeles Times Publisher and Chief Executive Ross Levinsohn has been given an unpaid leave of absence amid allegations that he engaged in improper...

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  • Business

    Nuns appeal pipeline project on religious grounds

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) An order of nuns brought their fight to stop a natural gas pipeline project on their rural Pennsylvania property to a federal appeals court Friday.The Adorers of the Blood of Christ argue that the construction of a pipeline...

    By Anthony Izaguirre, Associated Press|

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    Los Angeles Times gets union, loses publisher

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Los Angeles Times journalists have voted to unionize for the first time in the newspaper's 136-year history while its chief executive is taking an unpaid leave of absence amid allegations of improper behavior, it was reported...

    By Robert Jablon, Associated Press|

  • Business

    NFL: Raiders complied with 'Rooney Rule' when hiring Gruden

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The NFL said Friday that the Oakland Raiders complied with the "Rooney Rule" when they hired Jon Gruden as head coach.The league said a review found the Raiders conducted "bona fide" interviews with minority candidates...

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  • Business

    Regents approve agreement for UNLV use of Raiders stadium

    LAS VEGAS (AP) Nevada's Board of Regents has approved a joint-use agreement that will allow the UNLV football team to use the $1.9 billion stadium planned for the Oakland Raiders when the NFL team moves to Las Vegas in 2020.The board approved...

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  • Business

    Family that owns Post-Gazette denounces Trump editorial

    A Pittsburgh newspaper editorial denouncing efforts to brand President Donald Trump a racist for his vulgar comment about Africa and Haiti is causing a firestorm even within the publisher's own family.The editorial ran in The (Toledo) Blade...

    By Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press|

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