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Apple will be heading to court in January. The consumer electronics giant is suing Gerard Williams, Apple's former chief architect of iPhone and iPad microprocessors, for breach of contract on the grounds that he started his own chip-design company while still working at Apple. Williams officially left Apple in February 2019 to launch Nuvia, a chip designer for data centers. In November, Nuvia ...

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For many people, looking for a new job is at the top of their list of New Year's resolutions. And according to jobs and career information site LinkedIn, if you want to get in on some of the up and coming industries, you might want to brush up on your engineering skills. On Tuesday, LinkedIn released its list of emerging jobs for 2020. And as LinkedIn says in its report, it's never a bad time ...

PINE HILLS, Fla. - Diego Henry makes the final adjustments to his white and khaki Toy Story Land uniform in the glow of the television before dawn. He stands in the crowded space where his family will eat dinner around a coffee table at night. The same small room is also where he whispers to his wife, Kimberly, about bills they may not be able to pay on time. They are careful to keep their ...

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LAS VEGAS - With the cannabis industry reeling from a series of setbacks over the last six months, the marijuana business conference began in Las Vegas on Monday with an investors' meet-up marked by existential distress. "We are undergoing a recalibration in a very painful way" said Scott Greiper, president of Viridian Capital Advisors. "Markets are really depressed right now and we looking ...

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LOS ANGELES - The University of California is violating state civil rights laws by requiring applicants to take the SAT or ACT, standardized tests that unlawfully discriminate against disabled, low-income, multilingual and underrepresented minority students, two lawsuits filed Tuesday allege. The lawsuits, filed on behalf of the Compton Unified School District, four students and five community ...

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Two and a half months ago, the White House put President Trump on an irreversible path toward impeachment by releasing a reconstructed transcript of his July 25 call with new Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. The question I posed then was whether Democrats could keep their focus on Trump's handling of Ukraine and resist the temptation to turn the impeachment inquiry into a parade of ...

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Two down, one to go. Federal judges in three separate circuits issued injunctions - two nationwide, one limited to the 9th Circuit - against President Trump's pending "public charge" rule, which would make immigrants ineligible for green cards if they sign up for certain public benefits. On Monday, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., joined fellow jurists in the San ...

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MEXICO CITY - A former top Mexican security official has been arrested in the United States for allegedly taking millions of dollars in bribes from the Sinaloa drug cartel long headed by Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. An indictment unsealed Tuesday in a Brooklyn federal court charges Genaro Garcia Luna, who served as secretary of public security in Mexico from 2006 to 2012, with three counts of ...

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President Trump has long portrayed himself as the victim of a nefarious "deep state," casting special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's investigation into possible ties between Russia and Trump's 2016 campaign as a partisan witch hunt carried out by biased investigators on false pretenses. On Monday, however, a long awaited report by the Justice Department's inspector general flatly refuted that ...

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Now that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has charged her colleagues with the tasks of drafting and approving articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump - and assuming the House votes to impeach - our focus should shift to a discussion of what the Senate proceedings are going to look like. If the Senate conducts a trial - an actual search for the truth that involves a serious reckoning ...

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WASHINGTON - Florida Republican Ted Yoho said Tuesday on a local radio show that he would not run for reelection in 2020, honoring a pledge that he would not seek more than four terms in Congress. Yoho, a large-animal veterinarian, made his announcement on Florida's WSKY radio, according to the station's website. His departure brings the number of retiring House and Senate members to 25, all ...

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MOGADISHU, Somalia - Armed attackers have stormed a hotel in Mogadishu popular with politicians, according to police sources, with hotel guards apparently among those killed. One police officer, Ahmed Bashane, said there were likely five attackers. Security forces were fighting the armed attackers, with bystanders in the area able to hear sounds of gunfire and explosions. "The security forces ...

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PHILADELPHIA - President Donald Trump will travel to Philadelphia to attend the Army-Navy game at Lincoln Financial Field for the second year in the row. It is not yet known if he will officiate at the coin toss as he did last year. This will be Trump's third Army-Navy Game. He attended his first in Baltimore as president-elect in 2016. He is the 10th president, starting with President ...

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Come January, we'll learn whether or not Seattle will bolster its ranks in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Western Washington is already well represented in the Cleveland-based rock temple, and the class of 2020 could secure hometown heroes Soundgarden and Dave Matthews Band a place among the music legends. The stars are two of the 16 nominees being considered for induction at the May 2, 2020 ...

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Almost 15.7 million people in the U.S. report they've been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One of the most common forms of COPD is emphysema. Symptoms include breathing difficulty, cough, mucus production and wheezing. But a minimally invasive procedure is helping many patients breathe easier, says Dr. ...

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"Succession." "Big Little Lies." "The Crown." "The Morning Show." Class warfare is alive and wealthy among the Golden Globe nominees for top television drama, which were revealed Monday along with the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.'s other film and TV choices ahead of January's award ceremony. As for the nominated comedies? "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," "Fleabag," "The Politician" and "The ...

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Singers have delivered the most memorable moments at the Kennedy Center Honors. Aretha Franklin reached the pinnacle when she sang "Natural Woman" - and dropped a mink coat - for an overjoyed Carole King in 2015. Other high points have included Jessye Norman mesmerizing Sidney Poitier with "Amazing Grace" in 1995 and Diane Schuur bringing Stevie Wonder to tears with "I Just Called to Say I ...

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PHILADELPHIA - A Pennsylvania appellate court rejected Bill Cosby's efforts to overturn his sexual assault conviction Tuesday, finding that five additional accusers allowed to testify at his trial did not improperly influence the jury's decision. Lawyers for the 82-year-old comedian had maintained that the testimony, alleging assaults that in some cases had occurred decades ago, had unfairly ...

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MINNEAPOLIS - A motorist admitted to drinking 11 shots of liquor in the hours leading up to when he ran over and killed a woman before dawn last week in Blaine, according to authorities. Matt W. Hastreiter, 42, of Lexington, was charged Monday in Anoka County District Court with criminal vehicular homicide in connection with the death Friday of Sheryl Ann Miller, 52, of Blaine. Hastreiter ...

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - An administrator who oversees purchasing for Broward County, Fla., schools could receive a demotion and a nearly $44,000 pay cut because she showed up for work on Halloween dressed as a flasher. Mary Coker, 46, currently makes $154,286 as the district's director of procurement and warehousing services, a job she's held since 2016. Superintendent Robert Runcie plans to ...

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WASHINGTON - When House Democrats vote Thursday on their signature drug pricing negotiation measure, they will be seeking to show that they are addressing an issue that prompted voters to give them the majority and demonstrate that impeachment isn't stopping them from legislating. The political power of the drug price issue isn't lost on either party. House Republicans unveiled their own drug ...

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WASHINGTON - Homeland Security officials continue to step back from their published plan to require use of facial recognition technology on American citizens at U.S. airports when they arrive from or depart to international destinations. The Trump administration's proposed mandatory use of the technology was included in the so-called unified agenda, published in late November, which sets out ...

Following is a partial schedule of coming movies on DVD. Release dates are subject to change: DECEMBER 10: It Chapter Two 10: Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood 10: Hustlers 10: Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice 10: Monos 10: Freaks 10: Along Came the Devil 2 10: Badland 10: Family Guy Season 17 10: Lucky Day 10: Suits: Season Nine 10: The Death of Dick Long 10: The Fanatic 10: The Orville: ...

BOGOTA, Colombia - The Chilean Air Force said that it considers a C-130 Hercules aircraft that went missing with 38 people on board en route to an Antarctic base "wrecked." "The Chilean Air Force communicates that, after more than seven hours since losing radio contact, it considers the C-130 Hercules plane wrecked," the air force said in a statement released in the early hours of Tuesday. The ...

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Tuesday that questions need to be asked as police launched a criminal investigation into what led to the deaths and injuries of a group of tourists and their guides after a volcano erupted on White Island. Police earlier said that of the 47 people on or near the island at the time of the eruption on Monday, six have died ...

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WASHINGTON - After months of negotiations and a last-minute hitch involving Mexico, the White House and House Democrats have reached a deal that clears the way for passage of a revised North American free-trade pact. "We got the agreement, we're going to go with it," House Ways and Means Committee chairman Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., said Tuesday. The deal between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, ...

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WASHINGTON - House Democrats will charge President Donald Trump with at least two articles of impeachment: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, Democratic leaders announced Tuesday morning. "We must be clear: no one, not even the president, is above the law," said Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.). "We do not take this action lightly, but we have taken an oath to defend the constitution." ...

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WASHINGTON - Congress opened the door in 2018 to what many in the agriculture sector hope will be a 21st century money crop: hemp. But the budding industry must first escape the shadow of marijuana, hemp's botanical cousin. The efforts in Washington, as well as in state and tribal governments, to regulate hemp production seek a balance between encouraging the new industry and deterring pot ...

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RUSHVILLE, Ind., Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cormo USA Inc., which utilizes technology to turn corn field waste into sustainable products has officially registered as an Indiana company. Earlier this year, Cormo announced they were establishing operations in Rushville, creating up to 250 new, high-wage jobs by the end of 2023.

Apple will be heading to court in January. The consumer electronics giant is suing Gerard Williams, Apple's former chief architect of iPhone and iPad microprocessors, for breach of contract on the grounds that he started his own chip-design company while still working at Apple. Williams officially left Apple in February 2019 to launch Nuvia, a chip designer for data centers. In November, Nuvia ...

For many people, looking for a new job is at the top of their list of New Year's resolutions. And according to jobs and career information site LinkedIn, if you want to get in on some of the up and coming industries, you might want to brush up on your engineering skills. On Tuesday, LinkedIn released its list of emerging jobs for 2020. And as LinkedIn says in its report, it's never a bad time ...

PINE HILLS, Fla. - Diego Henry makes the final adjustments to his white and khaki Toy Story Land uniform in the glow of the television before dawn. He stands in the crowded space where his family will eat dinner around a coffee table at night. The same small room is also where he whispers to his wife, Kimberly, about bills they may not be able to pay on time. They are careful to keep their ...