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Payments coming for Colo. theater shooting victims

DENVER (AP) - A mediator handling the distribution of about $5.3 million in donations to victims of the Colorado theater shootings said Friday that disbursement amounts have been finalized.

November 17, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Judge backs Calif. high-speed rail over farmers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A judge denied a request Friday from Central Valley farmers who sought to halt work on California's ambitious high-speed rail project, allowing work on the $68 billion project to continue at an aggressive pace.

November 17, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Man pleads guilty to selling drug prescriptions

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - A doctor's assistant in San Bernardino County has pleaded guilty to writing and selling prescriptions for addictive painkillers to people he did not examine.

November 17, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Man with strange watch arrested at Oakland Airport

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a Southern California man was arrested at Oakland International Airport after security officers found materials they say could be used to make a bomb.

November 17, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Bobby Brown pleads not guilty to DUI in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A lawyer for Bobby Brown has entered not guilty pleas to drunken driving and other charges faced by the R&B singer after his arrest last month in Los Angeles.

November 16, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


New Mexico coyote hunting contest sparks protests

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The terms of the competition are simple: Hunters in New Mexico have two days this weekend to shoot and kill as many coyotes as they can, and the winners get their choice of a free shotgun or a pair of semi-automatic rifles.

November 16, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Judge backs Calif. high-speed rail over farmers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A judge has denied a request from Central Valley farmers to temporarily block California's ambitious high-speed rail project.

November 16, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


100 foster kids joining families in LA

MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (AP) - More than 100 Southern California foster children celebrated National Adoption Day on Friday by becoming the newest members of several families.

November 16, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


California says human trafficking is spreading

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The number of people identified as victims of human trafficking in California has increased steadily since 2010 as the crime has become a growing threat, California Attorney General Kamala Harris reported Friday.

November 16, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Judge leaning toward OK of $22.5M fine of Google

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A proposed $22.5 million fine to penalize Google for an alleged privacy breach is on the verge of winning court approval, despite a consumer rights group's cry for tougher punishment.

November 16, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


2 missing, 4 badly burned in Gulf platform fire

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Coast Guard was searching Friday for two workers missing after a fire erupted on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico, sending an ominous black plume of smoke into the air reminiscent of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion that transformed the oil industry and life along the coast.

November 16, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Hostess reaches the end of the line

NEW YORK (AP) - Twinkies may not last forever after all.

November 16, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


$500 million animal abuse settlement reached

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A California slaughterhouse where videotaped mistreatment of cows prompted the largest meat recall in U.S. history has reached a symbolic $500 million settlement with an animal welfare group and the federal government.

November 16, 2012 | Signal Staff | Signal AP


SF sheriff refuses to yield oversight to program

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco's sheriff is telling Mayor Ed Lee he won't give up oversight of his department's domestic violence prevention program despite being on probation in such a case.

November 16, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


GOP Rep. Bilbray loses re-election bid in Calif

SAN DIEGO (AP) - U.S. Rep. Brian Bilbray lost his re-election bid to represent a wide swath of San Diego, marking the latest blow to the Republican delegation in California.

November 16, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


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California Chrome's story may never repeat

AURORA, Colo. (AP) - A message to horse lovers and dreamers out there: This will not happen to you.

June 02, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


First lady's fashions raise question: who pays?

WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama's fashionable clothing has become something of a given in her five-plus years as first lady. Yet her wardrobe still is the subject of endless public fascination and one long-simmering question: Who pays for those incredible outfits?

June 02, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


US concluded in 2010 that Bergdahl walked away

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Pentagon investigation concluded in 2010 that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked away from his unit, and after an initial flurry of searching the military decided not to exert extraordinary efforts to rescue him, according to a former senior defense official who was involved in the matter.

June 02, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


California's state universities hiring 700 faculty

LOS ANGELES (AP) - California's state universities plan to hire 700 full-time faculty members, putting the skids on years of class and staff reductions prompted by state budget cuts.

June 02, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Big power-plant pollution cuts are ordered

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third by 2030. But it delays the deadline for some states to begin complying until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.

June 02, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Retiring royalty: Kings and queens can just quit?

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The decision of Spanish King Juan Carlos to step down in favor of his son, Felipe, makes him the latest European monarch to decide to end his days in retirement and not on the throne.

June 02, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Pro-Russia rebels attack Ukrainian border guards

LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Hundreds of pro-Russia insurgents attacked a border guard base in eastern Ukraine on Monday, with some firing rocket-propelled grenades from the roof of a nearby residential building. At least five rebels were killed when the guards returned fire, a spokesman for the border guard service said.

June 02, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Obama carbon rule gives states more time to comply

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday that cuts carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third over the next 15 years, but pushes the deadline for some states to comply until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.

June 02, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Cheap drug greatly boosts prostate cancer survival

CHICAGO (AP) - A cheap, decades-old chemotherapy drug extended life by more than a year when added to standard hormone therapy for men whose prostate cancer has widely spread, doctors reported Sunday.

June 02, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


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