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Thanksgiving tribe reclaims language lost to colonization

MASHPEE, Mass. (AP) - The Massachusetts tribe whose ancestors shared a Thanksgiving meal with the Pilgrims nearly 400 years ago is reclaiming its long-lost language, one schoolchild at a time. "Weesowee mahkusunash," says teacher Siobhan Brown, using the Wampanoag phrase for "yellow shoes" as she re...

  


Turkeys seeking Trump Thanksgiving pardon must strut stuff

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - What makes a good presidential turkey? Showmanship. A readiness to strut his stuff and gobble on command, yet enough restraint to stay on a table for the big photo op. So say a Minnesota turkey farmer and 4-H kids who raised the turkey that will go to ......

  


Huge gas line fire forces evacuations in suburban Detroit

ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Authorities in suburban Detroit say evacuations remain in effect following a massive gas line fire. The Oakland County Sheriff's Office says fire broke out Monday night in Orion Township, about 30 miles north of Detroit. Township Fire Chief John Pender says the blaze occ...

  


Jury convicts Montana man accused of killing wife in 2016

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A Great Falls mechanic accused of killing his wife in 2016 while trying to stop her from fighting him has been found guilty by a jury of negligent homicide. The Great Falls Tribune reports that Roy Edward Scott was convicted on Monday at the end ......

  


Score fluctuations mar latest Wisconsin school report card

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Unusually high fluctuations in scores for more than 150 Wisconsin schools and two dozen districts threw into question their school report card results released Tuesday. The scores of 162 schools and 24 districts were flagged for parents, teachers, community members and others wh...

  


Authorities identify man fatally shot by police in Billings

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Authorities have identified the man who was killed by police this past weekend in Billings. The Billings Gazette reports that 24-year-old Preston David Bell was fatally shot on Saturday. Deputy Coroner Cliff Mahoney says results from a Monday autopsy are expected to be availab...

  


Epic antitrust fight looms for AT&T's $85B Time Warner deal

NEW YORK (AP) - The Justice Department is suing AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, setting the stage for an epic legal battle with the telecom giant. It could also create a new headache for President Donald Trump, whose public statements have raised suspicions that he ......

  


Theo's journey: No direct path for trans teen, his family

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - It was May of seventh grade, and 14-year-old Theo Ramos was in a new school. Perhaps because it was an arts magnet program, or because it was a diverse place, kids and adults seemed to embrace the transgender boy much more than those at his old ......

  


LaVar Ball questions Trump's role in son's release

WASHINGTON (AP) - Outspoken basketball dad LaVar Ball questioned the extent of President Donald Trump's involvement in securing his son's release from the custody of Chinese authorities during a combative 20-minute CNN interview on Monday night. The president, in tweets Sunday, said he should have l...

  


John Conyers settled 2015 complaint over sexual misconduct

A news website Is reporting that Michigan Rep. John Conyers settled a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances. BuzzFeed reports that Conyers' office paid the woman over $27,000 to settle the complaint under a confide...

  


Report: Rep. Conyers settled complaint over sexual conduct

WASHINGTON (AP) - Michigan Rep. John Conyers settled a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances, BuzzFeed News reported Monday. The website reported that Conyers' office paid the woman over $27,000 to settle the compl...

  


Whitefish Energy halts power work in Puerto Rico over $83 million owed

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Whitefish Energy Holdings said late Monday that it was halting work to help restore power in Puerto Rico because the U.S. territory's government has not paid crews as part of a contract that led to accusations of overcharging and incompetence and contributed to the resi...

  


Illinois DNR to landowners: Do homework before selling trees

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The state of Illinois is warning people who own forest land to do their homework before agreeing to sell mature forest trees and logs. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says a strong market means landowners stand to receive record-high prices for trees and logs. B...

  


Police board overrules superintendent, will review 2012 case

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago's police oversight agency has decided an officer involved in the 2012 fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy must face a disciplinary hearing that could cost him his job. Earlier this year, the Independent Police Review Authority determined Officer Brandon Ternand used excessive ...

  


Natural gas tax comes up for debate in Pennsylvania House

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Legislation to impose a tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas production is getting closer to a vote in Pennsylvania's House of Representatives, although the long-sought tax still faces hurdles in the nation's No. 2 gas state. Debate over amendments lasted several hours Monday ni...

  


Big Mac Bridge walk still on Labor Day; more details to come

MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (AP) - The annual Mackinac Bridge Walk will remain a Labor Day tradition. The Mackinac Bridge Authority says the date won't change. But officials still haven't determined details about how the 5-mile walk will take place. With terrorists increasingly using cars and trucks as wea...

  


Wright State overpowers Tiffin in 73-49 win

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Everett Winchester scored 18 points on 7-for-11 shooting and Justin Mitchell added 15 points to lead Wright State to its first win of the season with a 73-49 victory over Division II Tiffin on Monday night. Wright State (1-3) trailed just briefly early in the first ......

  


Whitefish halts power work in Puerto Rico over $83M owed

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Whitefish Energy Holdings Inc. says it is halting work to help restore power in Puerto Rico because it has not been paid by the U.S. territory's government. The company said in a statement late Monday that invoices for work done in October are outstanding ......

  


Group: Zinke's wife played key role in event, travel plans

WASHINGTON (AP) - Documents obtained by a left-leaning group show that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's wife played a key a role in arranging aspects of her husband's official events and often accompanied him on trips outside of Washington D.C. during the first few months of the administration. The d...

  


Redhill wins Canada's Giller Prize for 'Bellevue Square'

TORONTO (AP) - Author Michael Redhill has won the Scotiabank Giller Prize for his novel "Bellevue Square." The thriller about a woman on the hunt for her doppelganger was praised Monday by jury members for its "complex literary wonders." The 100,000 Canadian dollar ($78,000 U.S.) Giller prize honors...

  


Trump asks Supreme Court for full enforcement of travel ban

HONOLULU (AP) - The Trump administration is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to allow the latest travel ban to take full effect. A federal appeals court ruling last week allows President Donald Trump's newest version of the ban to partially take effect. That ruling allows the administration to keep peo...

  


Fired-up Joel Embiid powers 76ers over Jazz 107-86

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Ben Simmons scored 27 points, a fired-up Joel Embiid added 15 points and 10 rebounds despite a sore knee, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the cold-shooting Utah Jazz 107-86 on Monday night. Embiid skipped the morning shootaround because of pain his surgically-repaired left knee. ...

  


Branagh, Friel among winners of International Emmy Awards

NEW YORK (AP) - Kenneth Branagh won the International Emmy for Best Actor, while Anna Friel won the Best Actress trophy at the 2017 International Emmy Awards gala Monday night in New York. Branagh and Friel were among 11 winning performers and programs spanning eight countries: Belgium, Canada, Fran...

  


Judge blocks Trump order to cut funding to sanctuary cities

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge on Monday permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick rejected the administration's argument that the executive or...

  


13-year-old boy arrested in fatal shooting of friend

KELSO, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say a 13-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the Oct. 14 shooting death of his friend. The Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office says the boy was arrested Monday on investigation of manslaughter after an investigation into the shooting death of 13-year-old Edg...

  


Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities order

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal judge on Monday permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick rejected the administration's argument that the executive order ap...

  


1 killed, 1 injured in crash of Air Force training jet

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) - An airman has been killed and another injured after an Air Force training jet crashed near Amistad Reservoir on the Texas-Mexico border. An Air Force statement says the twin-jet, two-seat T-38 Talon jet aircraft assigned to Laughlin Air Force Base near Del Rio went down ......

  


Kellyanne Conway: I'd rather see Roy Moore elected than Doug Jones

President Trump himself has remained silent while the rest of the White House struggles to figure out how to deal with Alabama's GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore and the accusations of sexual misconduct with teen girls. Just days after saying the GOP should be willing to forfeit the seat rather ......

  


Another Idaho candidate volunteers financial assets

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Lt. Gov. Brad Little is the latest gubernatorial candidate to voluntarily release his financial assets. Idaho is one of just two states that don't require elected officeholders to disclose any of their personal financial information. Yet the topic has become a key talking point f...

  


2 men serving life sentences for rape, murder released

CHICAGO (AP) - Two Chicago men who were serving life sentences for a 1994 rape and murder have been released from prison based on DNA evidence exonerating them. Nevest Coleman on Monday walked out of Hill Correctional Center in Galesburg with his defense counsel. His family members, including a daug...

  


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