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The Latest: Canada asks China to spare life of Canadian

Jan. 15, 2019 3:24 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on China-Canada tensions (all times local): 4:00 a.m. Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada has asked China to spare the life of a Canadian man facing a death sentence. Freeland also mentioned a long list of allies that the country has courted in its efforts to...

Principal who banned Christmas from school won't return

Jan. 15, 2019 1:56 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska principal placed on leave after a Christian group threatened legal action over her ban on Christmas and holiday symbols has been moved into a different district job. Elkhorn Public Schools Superintendent Bary Habrock told parents and staff Monday evening that Jennifer Sinclair...

Tennessee seeks OK from feds for TennCare work requirements

Jan. 12, 2019 10:55 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is asking President Donald Trump's administration to join the ranks of states requiring able-bodied, low-income adults to work, volunteer or take classes in order to keep their government-funded health care. At the direction of the GOP-led state Legislature, Tennessee has...

Pats' assistant Flores is finalist in Miami coaching search

Jan. 11, 2019 6:17 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins are turning to their AFC East nemesis for help. New England Patriots linebackers coach Brian Flores is a finalist in the Dolphins' coaching search, a person familiar with the decision said Friday, and they're expected to offer him the job when his team's postseason ends. The...

$65.5M au pair deal would be divided up under formula

Jan. 10, 2019 7:05 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A proposed $65.5 million settlement for low-paid child care workers from around the world would be divided up under a formula after a judge decides whether the agreement is fair, a conclusion that could take several months to reach. The deal, filed in Denver federal court Wednesday , covers...

Seattle highway shutdown spawns hashtags, dread

Jan. 9, 2019 4:53 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A major thoroughfare for commuters along downtown Seattle's waterfront is set to shut down for good Friday, ushering in what officials say will be one of the most painful traffic periods in the history of the booming Pacific Northwest city. The aging, double-decker, 2.2-mile (3.5-kilometer)...

Ousted Pixar chief John Lasseter to head Skydance Animation

Jan. 9, 2019 3:48 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Pixar co-founder and former Disney animation chief John Lasseter, who last year was forced out after acknowledging "missteps" in his behavior with women staff members, has been hired to run the recently launched animation division of Skydance Media, the production company announced...

Small business tax deduction has CPAs scratching their heads

Jan. 9, 2019 12:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Millions of small business owners will be in uncharted waters this tax season as they try to determine if they qualify for a deduction that could exempt one-fifth of their income from taxes. Five months after the IRS issued guidelines to help business owners and tax advisers understand how...

Pats' McDaniels: 'Book is closed' interviewing for open jobs

Jan. 8, 2019 1:15 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Josh McDaniels expects to be with the New England Patriots for at least another season. The Patriots offensive coordinator said Tuesday that "the book is closed" on him interviewing for other open head coaching jobs and that he is committed to New England moving forward. McDaniels...

Browns interview coordinator Kitchens for head coaching job

Jan. 7, 2019 8:27 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Freddie Kitchens got his formal, sit-down interview with the Browns. He aced the on-field one. Kitchens, who in eight weeks rose from unknown assistant to hot coaching commodity, became the seventh candidate to interview for Cleveland's juicy job on Monday. Kitchens met with members of the...