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Dartmouth sued following professor misconduct allegations

By 92.3 News | November 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Dartmouth sued following professor misconduct allegations

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College was sued Thursday for allegedly allowing three professors to create a culture in their department that encouraged drunken parties and subjected female students to harassment, groping and sexual assault. Seven women filed the lawsuit in federal court in New Hampshire against the elite college’s trustees. It contends that professors …

UK’s May battles to save her Brexit deal and her job

By 92.3 News | November 15, 2018 | Comments Off on UK’s May battles to save her Brexit deal and her job

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May was battling Thursday to save both her Brexit deal and her job, as ministers quit her government and a growing list of lawmakers demanded her ouster over the divorce agreement struck between Britain and the European Union. Less than a day after May won her Cabinet’s grudging …

Fire death toll at 56 and counting in Northern California

By 92.3 News | November 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Fire death toll at 56 and counting in Northern California

MAGALIA, Calif. (AP) — Cool weather helped fire crews gain ground Thursday against the nation’s deadliest wildfire in a century, as the search went on for more bodies in the ashes of Paradise and surrounding communities. At least 56 people were killed, with 130 others missing a week after the flames swept through. The nearly …

Detroit stadium worker gets probation for spitting on pizza

By 92.3 News | November 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Detroit stadium worker gets probation for spitting on pizza

DETROIT (AP) — A food service worker at the Detroit Tigers’ stadium who was fired after video surfaced showing him spitting on a pizza has been sentenced to 18 months of probation. Twenty-one-year-old Jaylon Kerley also was ordered Thursday to take an anger management class and to not work around food while he serves his …

Influential president of Human Right Campaign stepping down

By 92.3 News | November 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Influential president of Human Right Campaign stepping down

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chad Griffin, the influential gay rights activist who helped turn the Human Rights Campaign into a powerful political force, announced Thursday that he is stepping down as the organization’s president. Griffin’s announcement follows a midterm election in which the group invested heavily in Democratic campaigns. The capstone for the organization came this …

Chris Stapleton wins big at CMAs, Keith Urban nabs top prize

By 92.3 News | November 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Chris Stapleton wins big at CMAs, Keith Urban nabs top prize
Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood

Chris Stapleton won the most awards at the 2018 Country Music Association Awards and had the show’s best performance, almost capping a perfect night. That was until Keith Urban surprisingly won the top prize — entertainer of the year — moments before the three-hour show wrapped Wednesday night. Urban’s actress-wife, Nicole Kidman, was in tears …

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

By 92.3 News | November 15, 2018 | Comments Off on FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

NEW YORK (AP) — A top U.S. health official on Thursday pledged to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars, and tighten rules regarding the sale of most flavored versions of electronic cigarettes. The move represents a major step to further push down U.S. smoking rates, which have been falling …

Icy roads cause 5 deaths as wintry weather blows east

By 92.3 News | November 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Icy roads cause 5 deaths as wintry weather blows east

BYHALIA, Miss. (AP) — A pre-winter storm slammed parts of the South and lower Midwest, causing five deaths on slippery roads and stranding travelers for more than eight hours on an icy Arkansas interstate. The wintry weather moved eastward Thursday, bringing a mix of rain and snow to Ohio, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Snow fell …

Federal judge: Florida is ‘laughing stock of the world’

By 92.3 News | November 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Federal judge: Florida is ‘laughing stock of the world’
Susan Bucher

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge slammed Florida on Thursday for repeatedly failing to anticipate election problems, and said the state law on recounts appears to violate the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that decided the presidency in 2000. “We have we have been the laughing stock of the world, election after election, and we …

Retailers, homebuilders lead early slide in US stocks

By 92.3 News | November 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Retailers, homebuilders lead early slide in US stocks
Dilip Patel

U.S. stocks moved broadly lower in early trading Thursday, extending the market’s losing streak into a sixth day. Losses among retailers, homebuilders and health care companies outweighed gains in technology stocks. The slide followed a sell-off in European indexes as the British pound slumped amid discord over a new deal for Britain’s exit from the …