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Michigan State University interim President John Engler apologies to Larry Nassar's sexual assault victims Friday, June 22, 2018, before calling to order the first MSU Board of Trustees meeting in East Lansing, Mich. MSU trustees have rejected an effort to try to oust Engler over his remarks about Larry Nassar's sexual assault victims. Trustee Brian Mosallam asked other board members to change a meeting agenda Friday and allow a vote to fire Engler. But it was defeated, 6-2. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
June 22, 2018 - 4:06 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's embattled interim president survived an attempted ouster from the school's governing board Friday as trustees met to approve using a bond to finance a $500 million settlement with hundreds of women and girls who said they were sexually...
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FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2017, file photo, a firefighter walks near a flaming house in Santa Rosa, Calif. A Northern California utility says it will take a $2.5 billion charge for expected losses in connection with deadly wildfires that whipped through the state's wine country in October. Pacific Gas & Electric on Thursday, June 21, 2018, also warned its liability could be considerably higher after state fire officials determine the cause of 21 major fires that rampaged throughout Northern California, killing 44 people and destroying thousands of homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
June 21, 2018 - 7:50 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California utility said Thursday it expects to pay at least $2.5 billion in connection with deadly wildfires that whipped through wine country last October — some of them ignited by its fallen power lines. Pacific Gas & Electric Co. also warned that its liability...
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FILE - In this Sunday, June 10, 2018 file photo, Iraqi electoral officials work to salvage ballot boxes as smoke rises from a fire that broke out at Baghdad's largest ballot box storage site, where ballots from Iraq's May parliamentary elections are stored, in Baghdad, Iraq. On Thursday, June 21, 2018, Iraq's Supreme Court endorsed a manual recount of all ballots from last month's national elections, but rejected the invalidation of ballots from abroad and from voters displaced by recent conflict. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim, File)
June 21, 2018 - 5:19 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a disputed law ordering a hand recount of the ballots from last month's national elections after widespread allegations of fraud embarrassed political leaders and marred the initial result. What was supposed to mark the start of a new era for...
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June 20, 2018 - 5:44 pm
Federal investigators say a fatigue crack in the left engine compressor on a British Airways jet was to blame for an aborted takeoff and fire at a Las Vegas airport in 2015. One flight attendant was seriously injured in the Sept. 8, 2015, incident at McCarran International Airport. All 157...
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June 17, 2018 - 5:17 pm
MARION, Ind. (AP) — Investigators have determined a fire likely was intentionally set at an Indiana bar, one day after the brother of NBA star Zach Randolph was fatally shot there. The fire happened at Hop's Blues Room in Marion early Sunday — less than 24 hours after 35-year-old Roger Randolph was...
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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014 file photo, actress Mary McCormack, left, and husband Michael Morris attend "Howard Stern's Birthday Bash," presented by SiriusXM, at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. McCormack has shared video of her husband's Tesla car shooting flames while in Southern California traffic. McCormack said in an accompanying tweet Friday, June 15, 2018, that there was "no accident" and the incident was "out of the blue." (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
June 16, 2018 - 7:10 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Mary McCormack has shared video of her husband's Tesla car shooting flames while in Southern California traffic. McCormack said in an accompanying tweet Friday that there was "no accident" and the incident was "out of the blue." Sheriff's Lt. William Nash in West Hollywood...
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FILE- In this March 16, 2018, file photo, workers build washing machines on the assembly line at the Samsung washing machine facility in Newberry, S.C. On Friday, June 15, the Federal Reserve reports on U.S. industrial production for May. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford, File)
June 15, 2018 - 10:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. industrial production slipped 0.1 percent in May, primarily dragged by a drop in manufacturing caused by a major fire at a parts supplier for trucks. The Federal Reserve said Friday that the manufacturing component of industrial production fell 0.7 percent in May largely...
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A gigantic plume of smoke rises as the 416 Fire burns near Durango, Colo., Wednesday, June 13, 2018. (Jerry McBride/The Durango Herald via AP)
June 14, 2018 - 9:17 pm
DENVER (AP) — The threat of hot, windy weather and thunderstorms Thursday posed more problems for firefighters battling a Colorado wildfire that has forced residents of more than 1,000 homes to evacuate and led to warnings for others to get ready to leave. The fire 13 miles (43 kilometers) north of...
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People attend a service of remembrance in west London, Thursday, June 14, 2018. A year ago, London's Grenfell Tower high-rise was destroyed by a fire that killed 72 people. It was Britain's greatest loss of life by fire since World War II. On Thursday survivors, bereaved families and people around Britain will mark the anniversary of a local tragedy that's also a national shame - one for which blame is still being traded. (Stefan Rousseau/Pool Photo via AP)
June 14, 2018 - 4:54 pm
LONDON (AP) — In the shadow of London's Grenfell Tower, the pain is as fresh as the newly laid flowers for the dead. One year ago, the residential high-rise was destroyed by a fire that killed 72 people. It was the greatest loss of life in a fire on British soil since World War II, a horror that...
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June 14, 2018 - 12:03 pm
DENVER (AP) — In a story June 13 about wildfires, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of a resident who witnessed a fire in Moab, Utah. His name is Steve Clark, not Tim Clark. A corrected version of the story is below: 'Like dominoes': Utah homes burn as wildchfires menace US West A...
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