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Defense secretary: US will sharpen 'military edge' in Asia
SAN DIEGO (AP) ? Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday the U.S. will "sharpen our military edge" in Asia and the Pacific in order to remain a dominant power in a region feeling the effects of China's rising military might.
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Lady Gaga will perform during Super Bowl halftime show
California governor approves gender-neutral restrooms
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) ? Gov. Jerry Brown waded further into the national debate over transgender rights Thursday as he signed a bill requiring that all single-stall toilets in California be designated as gender neutral.
Oregon State Treasury to press Wells Fargo for major changesState Treasurer Ted Wheeler said that Oregon trust funds, which have holdings of $1.14 billion with the San Francisco-based bank, will push for better accountability by separating the roles of board chairman and chief executive. "As a responsible shareholder, we will hold corporate leadership accountable and demand reforms including a ban on bonuses connected to fraud, " said Wheeler. Oregon State Treasury will also seek to "force" the company to claw back any previously paid compensation linked to deceptive practices and will also investigate potential legal action against the bank.
New Jersey train station crash kills 1 dead; over 100 hurt
A rush hour commuter train crashed through a barrier at the busy Hoboken station and lurched across the waiting area Thursday morning, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others in a grisly wreck ...
Researchers sample unusually rich deep-sea area off Hawaii
Disbarred lawyer pleads guilty in kidnap once called a hoax
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) ? A disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney is trying to avoid a life prison sentence with a plea bargain in a kidnapping so elaborate and bizarre that police in California initially dismissed it as a hoax.