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Trump University $25 million settlement approved

Thousands of former Trump University students will get most of their money back, with a judge on Friday approving a $25 million settlement.<p>"The settlement is fair, adequate, and reasonable," Judge Gonzalo Curiel said in his decision.<p>Nearly 4,000 former students submitted claims and those who are …

NTSB investigates Texas church bus accident that left 13 dead

<b>(CNN) —</b> National Transportation Safety Board investigators are trying to determine what caused a tragic accident that claimed the lives of 13 senior citizens after their church minibus collided with a pickup truck in the Texas Hill Country.<p>Two people were injured in Wednesday's accident, including …

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Unauthorized workers in the US now earn almost as much as those who work legally

George Borjas, a veteran labor economist at Harvard, just made a strange discovery. Since the early 2000s, unauthorized immigrants have gotten paid around 9% less, on average, than legal workers with the same skills and backgrounds, he found. Then all of a sudden in 2008—just as the American …

Two activists who filmed undercover videos of Planned Parenthood charged with 15 felonies

The two antiabortion activists who mounted a hidden-camera investigation against Planned Parenthood officials have been charged with 15 felony counts of violating the privacy of health-care providers by recording confidential information without their consent.<p>In announcing the charges against David …

Cyclone Debbie: police fear fatalities with extent of damage unclear

Slow-moving category-four storm hits Australia’s north-east but it will be at least a day before destruction can be assessed<p>• Worst storm in Australia in years hits the mainland – as it happened<p>Queensland’s police commissioner has warned people to prepare for the possibility of deaths from Cyclone …

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House Republicans pull health care bill

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Seven years of Republican efforts to eradicate President Barack Obama's proudest domestic achievement ended Friday before a single vote was cast.<p>House Speaker Paul Ryan sensationally pulled his Obamacare repeal bill from the floor Friday afternoon, a day after President Donald …

Joe Biden Says Attacks on the Media and the Judiciary Are 'Corrosive' and 'Dangerous'

Former Vice President Joe Biden strongly repudiated attacks on the judiciary and the press Wednesday amid heated rhetoric against those institutions …

Betsy DeVos Confirmed As Education Secretary

Today the Senate confirmed Betsy DeVos as President Trump's education secretary, 51-50. Vice President Pence had to cast an unprecedented tie-breaking vote, after hearings that became fodder for Saturday Night Live; after angry constituents swamped Senate offices with 1.5 million calls a day; after …

Trump Replaces Acting Director of Immigration Enforcement

President Donald Trump replaced the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Monday night, shortly after he fired the acting attorney general, the Department of Homeland Security confirmed.<p>Unlike the firing of Acting Attorney General Sally Yates, the replacement of Acting ICE …

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Barack Obama Praises Protests Against President Trump's Immigration Ban: 'American Values Are at Stake'

Former President Barack Obama released a statement on Monday commending Americans for the widespread protests in response to President Donald Trump’s …

Sally Yates fired by Trump after acting US attorney general defied travel ban

Donald Trump has fired the acting US attorney general after she told justice department lawyers not to defend his executive order banning entry for people from seven Muslim-majority countries.<p>The White House said on Monday that Sally Yates had “betrayed” the department by refusing to enforce a …

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The Latest: Prominent US basketball coach criticizes order

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump, his travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries and other immigration actions (all times local):<p>…

US bombing in Libya was linked to Berlin truck attack

<b>(CNN) —</b> Intelligence indicating the possible presence of terrorists linked to the Berlin truck attack contributed to the decision to strike Libyan camps 28 miles southwest of Sirte last week, a US official and a source close to Libyan intelligence told CNN.<p>On December 19, 2016, the Tunisian …

Turkey Mourns 38 Killed in Istanbul Blasts: ‘We Will Have Our Vengeance’

Turkey declared a national day of mourning on Sunday after a pair of bomb blasts killed 38 people outside a football stadium in central Istanbul on …

Tsunami strikes New Zealand after huge earthquake

A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake killed two people and caused massive infrastructure damage in New Zealand on Monday, as forecasters warned wild weather could hamper rescue efforts.<p>The tremor, one of the most powerful ever recorded in the quake-prone South Pacific nation, hit just after midnight …