Category Archives: Southern Tier

  • Outgoing Facebook exec takes fall for hiring opposition firm

    Outgoing Facebook exec takes fall for hiring opposition firm NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook’s outgoing head of communications is taking the blame for hiring Definers, the public relations firm doing opposition research on the company’s critics including billionaire philanthropist George Soros. In a Facebook post that went up late…

  • Man charged in deadly shooting of Milwaukee girl in home

    Man charged in deadly shooting of Milwaukee girl in home MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee prosecutors filed homicide charges against a 26-year-old man suspected of firing into a home and killing a 13-year-old girl in her living room. The criminal complaint filed Wednesday says Isaac Barnes faces charges of first-degree…

  • Court ruling could help clients restore disability benefits

    Court ruling could help clients restore disability benefits FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge says the Social Security Administration used an unconstitutional process to revoke the disability benefits for hundreds of clients of disgraced former attorney Eric Conn. Conn is in prison after pleading guilty to bribing doctors…

  • Woman in burning Dallas apartment drops baby to bystander

    Woman in burning Dallas apartment drops baby to bystander DALLAS (AP) — Some residents of a Dallas apartment complex leaped from third-floor windows onto mattresses, and a woman dropped her baby to a bystander to escape the flames. Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman Jason Evans says several residents and bystanders, assisted…

  • The Latest: Police say woman was killed for refusing sex

    The Latest: Police say woman was killed for refusing sex ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into a fatal attack at a religious supplies store near St. Louis (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Authorities say a woman who was killed at a suburban St. Louis religious…

  • The Latest: Georgia St beats UGA for 3rd in Cayman Islands

    The Latest: Georgia St beats UGA for 3rd in Cayman Islands GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — The Latest on the Cayman Islands Classic (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Malik Benlevi made eight 3-pointers and had 24 points and seven rebounds, helping Georgia State beat Georgia 91-67 on Wednesday…

  • The Latest: Trump, Roberts clash over judiciary independence

    The Latest: Trump, Roberts clash over judiciary independence WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Chief Justice John Roberts and President Donald Trump (all times local): 7:50 p.m. President Donald Trump and Chief Justice John Roberts are clashing over the independence of America’s judiciary, with Roberts bluntly rebuking the president…

  • Correction: Mansion Fire-Deaths-The Latest story

    Correction: Mansion Fire-Deaths-The Latest story COLTS NECK, N.J. (AP) — In some versions of a story Nov. 21 about the death of a family of four, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of a man charged with setting fire to his own home. He is Paul Caneiro, not…

  • The Latest: Prosecutor says mansion killer not on the loose

    The Latest: Prosecutor says mansion killer not on the loose COLTS NECK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the mansion fire in New Jersey in which two adults and two children were found dead (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Prosecutors have reassured the public that a killer is not…

  • Meat producer agrees to $4M payment to settle labor claims

    Meat producer agrees to M payment to settle labor claims GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. branch of the world’s largest meat producer will pay $4 million in back wages and other monetary relief as part of a consent decree settling allegations by federal labor officials. The Greeley Tribune…