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AP: Catholic Church boards reviewing sex abuse fail victims

Nov. 21, 2019 12:37 AM EST

Facing thousands of cases of clergy sex abuse, U.S. Catholic leaders addressed their greatest crisis in the modern era with a promised reform: Mandatory review boards. These independent panels with lay people in each diocese would review allegations fairly and kindly. And they would help bishops ensure that no...

Ex-operator of Pima County assisted living homes is indicted

Nov. 21, 2019 12:18 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The former operator of several assisted living facilities in southern Arizona has been indicted on 14 counts of theft and one count of fraud. State prosecutors say a Pima County grand jury indicted Jerone Davis, who operated Rancho Verde Care Homes. Davis is accused of entering into...

Taos Air to start charter flights to Los Angeles, San Diego

Nov. 21, 2019 12:16 AM EST

TAOS, N.M. (AP) — Taos Air has announced it will begin direct charter flights from Taos to Los Angeles and San Diego area. The company said this week it will start direct charter flight service to and from Hawthorne Municipal Airport in Los Angeles and McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad, California,...

Impeachment hearings takeaways: `Everyone was in the loop’

Nov. 20, 2019 11:36 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gordon Sondland, President Donald Trump’s ambassador to the European Union, bolstered Democrats’ impeachment narrative Wednesday as he repeatedly talked of a “quid pro quo” involving Ukraine. He said “everyone was in the loop” about President...

E-commerce giant Alibaba raises $11 billion in share listing

Nov. 20, 2019 9:54 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has raised at least $11 billion in a share offering in Hong Kong, netting the city’s biggest offering since 2010 despite recent political turmoil. Alibaba on late Wednesday set the price for the secondary share offering at 176 Hong Kong dollars...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s false claim about Apple plant

Nov. 20, 2019 9:18 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tried to take credit Wednesday for opening a plant that’s been in business for years. He also tried to blame House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for closing Congress, but she didn’t. TRUMP: “Today I opened a major Apple Manufacturing plant in Texas that...

UAW president steps down as GM sues rival over union bribery

Nov. 20, 2019 8:57 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — United Auto Workers President Gary Jones abruptly resigned Wednesday, capping a tumultuous day that saw union leaders move to oust him, and General Motors accusing rival Fiat Chrysler in a lawsuit of bribing union officials to get more favorable contract terms from the UAW. Jones has...

Google reins in political advertising

Nov. 20, 2019 7:46 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is making it harder for political advertisers to target specific types of people. The company said that as of January, advertisers will only be able to target U.S. political ads based on broad categories such as gender, age and postal code. Currently, ads can be tailored for...

New SUVs and electric vehicles highlight L.A. Auto Show

Nov. 20, 2019 7:31 PM EST

New electric vehicles, several new small SUVs, a redesigned compact car, a plug-in version of Toyota’s top-selling vehicle and a futuristic electric station wagon concept car from Volkswagen are among the new models on display this week at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Toyota is displaying a rechargeable...

Officials: Multistate hepatitis A cases traced to berries

Nov. 20, 2019 7:12 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A hepatitis A outbreak in Nebraska, Indiana and Wisconsin has been traced to blackberries sold in Fresh Thyme grocery stores and federal authorities on Wednesday warned consumers in 11 states against eating some berries bought from that chain. The Nebraska Department of Health and...