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 2018-12-11 00:42 

Gainesville Sun

China ups pressure as tech exec's hearing goes into Tuesday...

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) " A jailed Chinese technology executive will have to wait at least one more day to see if she will be released on bail in a case that has raised U.S.-China tensions and complicated efforts to resolve a trade dispute th...

 2018-12-11 00:31 

Gainesville Sun

Police rip toddler from mother's arms at benefits office...

NEW YORK (AP) " Outrage built Monday over a video showing police officers violently yanking a toddler from his mother's arms at a Brooklyn public benefits office, with officials criticizing police for not de-escalating the situation and clients of...

 2018-12-11 00:24 

Gainesville Sun

Trump scrambling to find new White House chief of staff...

WASHINGTON (AP) " Wanted: Top aide to most powerful leader in world. Chief qualification: Willing to take the job. Must also be prepared to tolerate regular undermining by boss and risk of steep legal bills. Post-employment prospects: Uncertain.Presid...

 2018-12-11 00:23 

Gainesville Sun

US judge tosses bulk of suit against Trump immigration move...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " The Trump administration provided adequate justification for its decision to end a program that reunited hundreds of immigrants from Central America with family members in the U.S., a federal judge ruled Monday.Magistrate Judge La...

 2018-12-11 00:16 

Gainesville Sun

Police, FBI probe suspected white supremacist attack on DJ...

SEATTLE (AP) " The FBI is helping investigate an attack by several suspected white supremacists on a black disc jockey at a tavern in Washington state over the weekend, authorities said Monday.Seven men and one woman were arrested for investigation of...

 2018-12-11 00:08 

Gainesville Sun

Republicans beginning to worry about Trump re-election...

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Donald Trump's intensifying legal troubles are unnerving some of his fellow Republicans. Despite his brash stance, they believe the turmoil has left him increasingly vulnerable as he gears up for what is sure to be a na...

 2018-12-10 23:49 

Gainesville Sun

Wisconsin GOP legislation eases corporate tax break rules...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) " Companies seeking tax credits from Wisconsin's troubled job-creation agency would face less scrutiny under a provision Republicans included in a package of lame-duck legislation designed to weaken newly elected Democrats.The m...

 2018-12-10 23:47 

Gainesville Sun

No jail for Baylor student accused of fraternity party rape...

WACO, Texas (AP) " A Texas judge on Monday accepted a plea deal allowing a former Baylor University student accused of raping a woman at a fraternity party to avoid serving jail time, marking at least the third time the judge has approved lenient puni...

 2018-12-10 23:46 

Gainesville Sun

Polygamous group lets go of sprawling Arizona worship center...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) " A polygamous group based on the Utah-Arizona border is letting go of the sprawling building where its members worshipped, in the latest sign that the sect run by imprisoned leader Warren Jeffs is crumbling and losing control of t...

 2018-12-10 22:43 

Gainesville Sun

University of Florida leads effort to restore Cedar Key oysters...

Money for $6.8 million environmental project came from BP oil spill settlement...

 2018-12-10 22:41 

Gainesville Sun

No sentence yet for man who rammed rally counterprotesters...

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) " Jurors considering the punishment for a man who drove his car into counterprotesters during a white nationalist rally heard emotional testimony Monday from a mother who described the pain caused by her daughter's death ...

 2018-12-10 22:37 

Gainesville Sun

Dems: Pelosi foes seek term limits on leaders, panel chairs...

WASHINGTON (AP) " Democrats who have opposed Nancy Pelosi's effort to become speaker next year want her to commit to limiting how long lawmakers could serve as House party leaders or committee chairs, people familiar with the discussions said Mond...

 2018-12-10 22:33 

Gainesville Sun

The Latest: No sentence yet for man who rammed protesters...

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) " The Latest on the sentencing of James Alex Fields Jr. for the murder of Heather Heyer (all times local):5:30 p.m.Jurors have told a judge they need more time to come up with a sentencing recommendation for a man who killed ...

 2018-12-10 22:22 

Gainesville Sun

No tea party here: House Democrats can't wait to govern...

WASHINGTON (AP) " As House control is about to switch, it serves as a reminder about Democrats: They like government. And governing.While tea party Republicans swept to power to stop things -- repeal Obamacare, roll back environmental regulations and ...

 2018-12-10 22:18 

Gainesville Sun

Solar co-op offers support, discounts for Alachua County homeowners...

Information sessions planned with a deadline for signing on in February...

 2018-12-10 22:10 

Gainesville Sun

NASA's first look: Tiny asteroid is studded with boulders...

WASHINGTON (AP) " NASA's first look at a tiny asteroid shows the space rock is more moist and studded with boulders than originally thought.Scientists on Monday released the first morsels of data collected since their spacecraft Osiris-Rex hooked ...

 2018-12-10 22:05 

Gainesville Sun

Scramble is on to find new White House chief of staff...

WASHINGTON (AP) " Wanted: Top aide to most powerful leader in world. Chief qualification: Willing to take the job. Must also be prepared to tolerate regular undermining by boss and risk of steep legal bills. Post-employment prospects: Uncertain.Presid...

 2018-12-10 22:03 

Gainesville Sun

Google accelerates Plus closure after another privacy lapse...

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) " Google is still having trouble protecting the personal information on its Plus service, prodding the company to accelerate its plans to shut down a little-used social network created to compete against Facebook.A privacy flaw t...

 2018-12-10 21:55 

Gainesville Sun

Artificial dyes fading, but food will still get color boosts...

NEW YORK (AP) " Many companies including McDonald's and Kellogg are purging artificial colors from their foods, but don't expect your cheeseburgers or cereal to look much different.Colors send important signals about food, and companies aren&#...

 2018-12-10 21:47 

Gainesville Sun

More Americans buy groceries at dollar stores than Whole Foods, report says...

More Americans buy their groceries from dollar stores than from Whole Foods Market, according to a newly published report.In its report, the Institute for Local Self-Reliance says the number of dollar stores — mom-and-pop shops as well as big nation...

 2018-12-10 20:41 

Gainesville Sun

McIntosh carny worker charged in Kansas killings...

Police in Arkansas have said Kimberly Younger texted the other suspects posing as a carnival mafia boss named Frank Zaitchik and ordered them to kill two people and dispose of the bodies....

 2018-12-10 20:37 

Gainesville Sun

The Latest: Jury debates sentence for man who hit protesters...

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) " The Latest on the sentencing of James Alex Fields Jr. for the murder of Heather Heyer (all times local):3:30 p.m.A jury has begun deliberating the punishment for a man who killed a woman and injured dozens when he drove his...

 2018-12-10 20:32 

Gainesville Sun

Macron vows tax relief, urges calm in bid to quell protests...

PARIS (AP) " President Emmanuel Macron broke his silence Monday on the exceptional protests shaking France and his presidency, promising broad tax relief for struggling workers and pensioners " and acknowledging his own responsibility in fueling t...

 2018-12-10 20:22 

Gainesville Sun

Customs officers searching more travelers' devices...

NEW YORK (AP) " U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers are searching the electronic devices of travelers more often, and did not always follow proper protocol, a new watchdog report has found.The report made public Monday found there were 29,000 ...

 2018-12-10 20:19 

Gainesville Sun

Gas price plunge begins to stall...

"Regardless, drivers should continue to enjoy low gas prices through the end of the year, unless oil prices suddenly spike," a AAA spokesman said....

 2018-12-10 20:04 

Gainesville Sun

Family says bullying led 9-year-old Ala. girl to take her own life...

A family in Linden, Ala., is mourning the loss of a 9-year-old girl who took her own life last week.McKenzie Adams' family members said the fourth-grader had been bullied by a group of classmates since the beginning of the school year. Her grandmother...

 2018-12-10 19:52 

Gainesville Sun

US sanctions 3 North Korean officials for human rights abuse...

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Trump administration has imposed sanctions on three senior North Korean officials for human rights abuses in the isolated country.U.S. officials say the sanctions are intended to call attention to "brutal" censorship and ...

 2018-12-10 19:08 

Gainesville Sun

Panel of health experts to dig into issues for DeSantis...

UF Health Shands CEO among those who could help shape health plans in Florida...

 2018-12-10 18:51 

Gainesville Sun

State gets win in tax dispute with Seminole Tribe...

Federal appeals court upholds ruling that tribal lands not shielded from utility taxes...

 2018-12-10 18:34 

Gainesville Sun

AP All-America team: Tide leads with 4 of 10 CFP players...

The College Football Playoff semifinalists combined to place 10 players on The Associated Press All-America first team, including a high of four from No. 1 Alabama.The Crimson Tide had six players chosen to the three All-America teams, more than any other...

 2018-12-10 18:34 

Gainesville Sun

US blocks ex-Gambian president, family from entering...

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) " The U.S. State Department says former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh and members of his immediate family are now ineligible for entry into the United States.The decision comes almost two years after Jammeh was forced into exile i...

 2018-12-10 18:32 

Gainesville Sun

Israeli brass to brief Russian military on Hezbollah tunnels...

JERUSALEM (AP) " Senior Israeli military officers are flying to Moscow to update their Russian counterparts about an operation launched last week to "expose and thwart" Hezbollah tunnels burrowed under Israel's border with Lebanon.The Isra...

 2018-12-10 18:31 

Gainesville Sun

The Latest: Moroccan king: Repression won't halt migration...

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) " The Latest on the U.N. migration conference (all times local):7:25 p.m.Morocco's King Mohammed VI says "repressive" migration policies only serve to slow the movement of people " not stop it " and insists ...

 2018-12-10 18:27 

Gainesville Sun

The Latest: EU official: Bloc won't renegotiate Brexit deal...

BRUSSELS (AP) " The Latest on Brexit (all times local):7:20 p.m.European Union official Donald Tusk says the bloc won't renegotiate the Brexit deal with the U.K. government as he called a summit Thursday to examine ways to help Britain ratify the ...

 2018-12-10 18:23 

Gainesville Sun

Snowed-in South makes the best of day off from work, school...

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) " Snowed-in Southerners made the best of a day without work or school Monday while officials warned that roads remained treacherous after a wintry storm dropped snow, sleet and freezing rain across five states.Accidents on snow-cover...

 2018-12-10 18:13 

Gainesville Sun

Justices won't hear states' appeal over Planned Parenthood...

The two states were appealing lower court rulings that had blocked them from withholding money that is used for health services for low-income women....

 2018-12-10 18:07 

Gainesville Sun

Southwest Airlines adding extra flights for college bowl games...

Southwest Airlines is adding several flights this month to help football fans get to college bowl games.The Dallas-based carrier said it will add three special nonstop flights on Dec. 28:Birmingham, Ala., to Fort Lauderdale, Fla.Oklahoma City to Fort Laud...

 2018-12-10 18:07 

Gainesville Sun

Record count reported for mysterious paralyzing illness...

NEW YORK (AP) " Health officials are reporting the most cases ever of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children.Fortunately, the disease remains rare. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday reported 158 confirmed cases so far this ...

 2018-12-10 18:01 

Gainesville Sun

Judge sets court date for ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort...

WASHINGTON (AP) " A judge has set a court date for this week for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort after prosecutors with the special counsel's office detailed lies they say he told them.The scheduling conference will take place Tuesday...

 2018-12-10 17:57 

Gainesville Sun

Business owners need to teach staffers about password safety...

NEW YORK (AP) " It may seem obvious: Companies' computers, mobile devices and accounts need secure passwords. But many small business owners don't take the time to educate staffers about these very basic forms of cybersecurity. And staffers ma...

 2018-12-10 17:53 

Gainesville Sun

Climate group: 14 activists banned by conference host Poland...

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) " An environmental group said Monday that at least 14 foreigners have been detained or deported by Poland's Border Guard since last week's start of the United Nations climate conference in the south of the country.Svitlan...

 2018-12-10 17:35 

Gainesville Sun

'Fearless Girl' statue gets new permanent home...

"Welcome to the neighborhood, 'Fearless Girl,'" said Betty Liu, executive vice chairman of the stock exchange. "You're among friends here at the New York Stock Exchange."...

 2018-12-10 16:57 

Gainesville Sun

2 months after Michael, Mexico Beach plans for new normal...

Out of 2,700 dwellings, the city reports that only 500 are currently habitable....

 2018-12-10 16:44 

Gainesville Sun

Musk suggests Tesla's new chairwoman won't rein him in...

NEW YORK (AP) " Tesla CEO Elon Musk dismissed the idea that the company's new chairwoman can exert control over his behavior.Robyn Denholm, an Australian telecommunications executive, was appointed chairwoman of Tesla's board last month, repla...

 2018-12-10 16:41 

Gainesville Sun

Croatia unveils monument to late wartime leader Tudjman...

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) " Croatia has unveiled a monument to late leader Franjo Tudjman, who led the country to independence from the former Yugoslavia but has also been criticized for his nationalist policies.Top Croatian officials attended the ceremony...

 2018-12-10 16:40 

Gainesville Sun

Reports: UK prime minister to delay Brexit vote; pound sinks...

The pound sank amid the political uncertainty, hitting an 18-month low against the U.S. dollar of $1.2660....

 2018-12-10 16:40 

Gainesville Sun

Italy: Club owners investigated over fatal concert stampede...

ROME (AP) " Italian prosecutors say eight people are under investigation so far in connection to a stampede at a packed nightclub that killed six people, five of them teenagers.Authorities stressed on Monday that the investigation of the stampede earl...

 2018-12-10 16:28 

Gainesville Sun

Video shows NYC police pulling toddler from mother's arms...

NEW YORK (AP) " Police are investigating after a video was posted online that shows a group of New York officers, one of them wielding a stun gun, violently yanking a toddler from his mother's arms while arresting her at a Brooklyn food stamp offi...

 2018-12-10 16:24 

Gainesville Sun

No bond for screaming Daytona double-murder suspect...

Damon Kemp, 19, screamed "God! God!" again and again as he was wheeled into the courtroom....

 2018-12-10 16:22 

Gainesville Sun

The Latest: Labour criticizes May as she delays Brexit vote...

BRUSSELS (AP) " The Latest on the debate over Britain's impending departure from the European Union (all times local):5:15 p.m.British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn has challenged Prime Minster Theresa May's decision to delay a vote on Brexi...

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