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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 file photo provided by Naomi Hayes, a fire burns after an explosion near Junction City, Ky.  A lawsuit filed on behalf of those who were injured or who had property damaged in a fatal Kentucky pipeline explosion alleges the operator failed to maintain and repair the line. The lawsuit filed Thursday, July 30, 2020 by Danville attorney Ephraim W. Helton listed more than 80 people affected by the blast last August near Junction City(Naomi Hayes via AP)

Victims of Kentucky pipeline explosion sue line operator

Jul. 31, 2020 12:00 PM EDT

DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A lawsuit filed on behalf of those who were injured or who had property damaged in a fatal Kentucky pipeline explosion alleges the operator failed to maintain and repair the line. The lawsuit filed Thursday by Danville attorney Ephraim W. Helton listed more than 80 people affected by...

Tennessee business groups step up to fight child hunger

Jul. 26, 2020 12:27 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The number of Middle Tennessee children at risk of hunger has jumped from one in seven to more than one in four as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. And, a group of local businesses is trying to change that and help feed those children and their families. As a result of the...

FILE - This June 2020 file photo, shot from a television screen provided by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy shows damage to anchor support EP-17-1 on the east leg of the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline within the Straits of Mackinac in Michigan. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer criticized Enbridge Inc. on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 for what she described as the company's refusal to make an airtight pledge that it would pay for any damages caused by an oil spill from its pipeline beneath a Great Lakes waterway. (Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy via AP File)

Whitmer: Enbridge dodging responsibility for potential spill

Jul. 22, 2020 6:37 PM EDT

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer criticized Enbridge Inc. on Wednesday for what she described as the company's refusal to make an airtight pledge to pay for damages caused by a potential oil spill from its pipeline beneath a Great Lakes channel. The Democratic governor's...

Engine maker Briggs & Stratton files for Ch. 11 bankruptcy

Jul. 20, 2020 11:23 AM EDT

WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — Briggs & Stratton Corp., billed as the world's largest manufacturer of small gas engines, has filed for bankruptcy protection citing challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic, the company announced Monday. As part of the Chapter 11 filing, the Milwaukee-area company said Monday...

Bump stock manufacturer seeks Las Vegas shooter's estate

Jul. 17, 2020 3:11 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The largest manufacturer of bump stocks, the firearm attachments used by the Las Vegas gunman in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, has filed a claim against the deceased gunman's estate that could divert money expected to go to victims' families. Slide Fire Solutions, LP,...

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Review: 'Fatal Attraction' in 2020 is called 'Fatal Affair'

Jul. 15, 2020 5:02 PM EDT

If you're of a certain age, much of the new Netflix thriller “Fatal Affair” will be very familiar. That's because it's really just a diluted retelling of another, similarly named film — 1987's “Fatal Attraction.” Weirdly, that doesn't mean this one — reuniting Omar Epps...

Shooting after concert in Mississippi kills 2, wounds some

Jul. 12, 2020 3:54 PM EDT

COMO, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say a shooting killed two people and wounded others during a concert in a small northwest Mississippi town. Gunfire broke out about 2:30 a.m. Sunday during a rap concert at LP's Ball Park in the town of Como, District Attorney John Champion told WREG-TV. There are currently...

FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2019, file photo Rep. Susie Lee, D-Nev., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. At least 10 lawmakers and three congressional caucuses have ties to organizations that received federal coronavirus aid, according to government data released this week. A regional casino company led by the husband of Rep. Susie Lee received money. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Data: Congress created virus aid, then reaped the benefits

Jul. 8, 2020 5:52 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — At least a dozen lawmakers have ties to organizations that received federal coronavirus aid, according to newly released government data, highlighting how Washington insiders were both author and beneficiary of one of the biggest government programs in U.S. history. Under pressure from...

FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2019, file photo Rep. Susie Lee, D-Nev., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. At least 10 lawmakers and three congressional caucuses have ties to organizations that received federal coronavirus aid, according to government data released this week. A regional casino company led by the husband of Rep. Susie Lee received money. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Data: Congress created virus aid, then reaped the benefits

Jul. 7, 2020 9:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — At least a dozen lawmakers have ties to organizations that received federal coronavirus aid, according to newly released government data, highlighting how Washington insiders were both author and beneficiary of one of the biggest government programs in U.S. history. Under pressure from...

Lawsuit accuses property managers of ageist Facebook ads

Jul. 1, 2020 5:09 PM EDT

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Some of the nation’s leading property management companies deliberately excluded older people from seeing Facebook advertisements for dozens of apartment complexes in the Washington, D.C., area, a housing watchdog alleged in a lawsuit filed Wednesday. The Housing Rights...