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BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that the Boston police department discriminated against minorities by using a promotional exam that favored white candidates. U.S. District Judge William Young wrote in his decision released Monday that the multiple choice test focused on a candidate’s...
U.S. stocks mounted a broad rally on Monday, snapping a three-day losing streak as investors moved past concerns that the terrorist attacks in Paris could spell big trouble for the global economy. Oil and gas stocks were among the biggest gainers as the price of crude rose. Traders also bid up...
PARIS (AP) — France made an unprecedented demand Tuesday that its European Union allies support its military action against the Islamic State group and launched new airstrikes on the militants’ stronghold in Syria. The French government invoked a never-before-used article of the EU’s Lisbon...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s two tribal casinos reported lower slot machine revenue in October, though Foxwoods Resort Casino said bets were higher than a year ago. The Mohegan Sun reported bets of nearly $580 million, down slightly from about $582 million in October 2014. Revenue of $...
TUAL, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court has begun hearing trials of five Thais and an Indonesian charged with human trafficking connected with slavery in the seafood industry. The suspects were arrested in the remote island village of Benjina in May after the slavery was revealed by The...
Today is Monday, Nov. 16, the 320th day of 2015. There are 45 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On Nov. 15, 1945, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded at the conclusion of a conference in London. “The Lost Weekend,”...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man has gotten back his wallet, which contained $1,200 in cash, two months after losing it thanks to an Albuquerque pharmacy owner. KRQE-TV in Albuquerque reports that the owner of Sam’s Regent Pharmacy discovered the wallet at a local restaurant on Friday. The...
WASHINGTON (AP) — When a 2-year-old returned sick from a visit to India, U.S. doctors suspected tuberculosis even though standard tests said no. It would take three months to confirm she had an extreme form of the disease — a saga that highlights the desperate need for better ways to fight TB in...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When you hear hoofbeats, the saying goes, you should think horses, not zebras. In Philadelphia on Sunday, you would have been wrong. A pair of zebras escaped from a circus and went running through the streets of west Philadelphia before they were recaptured, police said....
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is racing toward a Friday deadline to renew the law that pays for national transportation programs, and lobbyists trying to shape the legislation are in a frenzy. Among the issues: the length of trucks allowed on roads, whether recalled used cars must be repaired...

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