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WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is demanding as much as $75 million from hundreds of condo owners in Panama City’s Trump Ocean Club, alleging that its directors wrongfully fired his company as administrator managing the luxury building that is the tallest in Central America. The Republican...
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Mayor Annise Parker has rallied supporters of a defeated ordinance that would have established nondiscrimination protections for gay and transgender people in the city, telling them the fight isn’t over. The Houston Equal Rights Ordinance was soundly rejected Tuesday by a...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — An ex-convict who spent seven years in federal prison for corruption reclaimed the Bridgeport mayor’s office Tuesday, completing a stunning comeback bid that tapped nostalgia for brighter days in Connecticut’s largest city. Joe Ganim, who was released from prison only...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite a broad budget deal, the White House and congressional Republicans must resolve dozens of policy issues and spending fights if they are to avoid a holiday season government shutdown. Hot-button battles over Planned Parenthood, the environment and money for agencies like...
Everyone’s crushing on Little Big Town — including the Country Music Association. The foursome is nominated for five CMA Awards on Wednesday, including album of the year for their million-selling effort, “Pain Killer,” as well as single of the year for “Girl Crush,” one of the year’s most...
SEATTLE (AP) — Thirty-seven people in the Pacific Northwest have fallen ill with E. coli in an outbreak connected to Chipotle Mexican restaurants. The popular chain of casual restaurants voluntarily closed 43 of its Washington and Oregon locations last week and health officials are scrambling to...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A career prosecutor involved in the re-investigation of a decade-old sexual-assault claim against Bill Cosby has been elected district attorney in suburban Philadelphia, a result that could lead to charges being filed in the case. Democrat Kevin Steele on Tuesday defeated...
MERRIMAC, Mass. (AP) — Police say four people were injured after a wall collapsed during the construction of a home in northeastern Massachusetts. Authorities were called to the Merrimac home at around 1 p.m. Tuesday. Police Chief Eric Shears says a second-floor wall of the home fell, crushing...
BOSTON (AP) — Boston transit officials plan to spend more than $450 million on safety technology for the commuter rail system. The fiscal control board which oversees the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority approved a contract on Monday that calls for the installation of federally-...
DANVERS, Mass. (AP) — Court proceedings in the case of a Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his math teacher are set to continue. Sixteen-year-old Philip Chism is charged in the October 2013 rape and killing of 24-year-old Danvers High School teacher Colleen Ritzer. He was 14 at the...

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