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FILE - In this May 31, 2016, file photo, a water fountain is covered because of lead in the drinking water at Creston Elementary School in Portland, Ore. An upcoming $790 bond measure for the Portland Public Schools would be the largest in state history. Proponents say the money is desperately needed to repair and update infrastructure at the city's schools, which last summer made national headlines after toxic levels of lead were found in school water fountains. (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP, file)
May 12, 2017 - 2:23 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Voters in Oregon's largest city are poised to vote on the biggest school bond in state history after a scandal over high levels of lead in the water at almost every Portland school. The $790 million spending package that would raise taxes to address the crisis has generated...
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May 12, 2017 - 2:02 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Yale Lary, a Hall of Fame safety who helped the Detroit Lions win three NFL titles during the 1950s, has died. He was 86. The Pro Football Hall of Fame confirmed his death, citing information from the nine-time Pro Bowler's family. The Lions say Lary died Friday at his home in Fort...
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In this image made from video provided by NASA, astronaut Jack Fischer works outside the International Space Station on Friday, May 12, 2017. Fischer and Peggy Whitson, not pictured, performed the station's 200th spacewalk. (NASA via AP)
May 12, 2017 - 2:02 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — An equipment water leak shortened Friday's spacewalk by two U.S. astronauts at the International Space Station, but they still managed to replace a faulty electronics box. Despite the initial trouble, it was a milestone moment as Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer floated...
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FILE - In this May 10, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump talks to reporters in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump, in an apparent warning to his fired FBI director, said Friday, May 12, 2017, that James Comey had better hope there are no "tapes" of their conversations. Trump's tweet came the morning after he asserted Comey had told him three times that he wasn't under FBI investigation. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
May 12, 2017 - 1:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for President Donald Trump said Friday that a review of his last 10 years of tax returns did not reflect "any income of any type from Russian sources," but the letter included exceptions related to previously cited income generated from a beauty pageant and sale of a...
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This image provided by the Twitter page of @fendifille shows a computer at Greater Preston CCG as Britain's National Health Service is investigating "an issue with IT" Friday May 12, 2017. Several British hospitals say they are having major computer problems Hospitals in London, northwest England and other parts of the country are reporting problems with their computer systems as the result of an apparent cyberattack. (@fendifille via AP)
May 12, 2017 - 1:34 pm
LONDON (AP) — A large cyberattack crippled computer systems at hospitals across Britain on Friday, with appointments canceled, phone lines down and patients turned away. Britain's National Health Service said hospitals were hit by an apparent "ransomware" attack, but there was no immediate evidence...
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This Feb. 19, 2017, photo shows the exterior of the local school's wood-heated aquaponics greenhouse in Coffman Cove, Alaska. The state has released a new guidebook that other Alaska schools and community groups how to build greenhouses heated with a plentiful local resource, wood. (Colter Barnes via AP)
May 12, 2017 - 1:33 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Cold-climate greenhouses have long been an option for increasing the limited growing season in Alaska, where fresh produce is a rarity in a harsh environment. But for many remote communities that rely on costly imported diesel fuel for their power source, they're too...
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FILE - In this May 10, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump talks to reporters in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump, in an apparent warning to his fired FBI director, said Friday, May 12, 2017, that James Comey had better hope there are no "tapes" of their conversations. Trump's tweet came the morning after he asserted Comey had told him three times that he wasn't under FBI investigation. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
May 12, 2017 - 1:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an ominous warning, President Donald Trump declared Friday that fired FBI Director James Comey had better hope there are no "tapes" of their private conversations. Trump's tweet came the morning after he asserted Comey had told him three times he wasn't under FBI investigation...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017, file photo, an Uber car drives through LaGuardia Airport in New York. From lawsuits to allegations of sexual harassment to a federal investigation into claims that it has used a fake version of its app to thwart authorities, Uber has had a rough year. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
May 12, 2017 - 1:02 pm
Uber has had a rough year, much of it its own making. There have been lawsuits, allegations of sexual harassment and a federal investigation into claims that it has used a fake version of its app to thwart authorities. Now, a federal judge in San Francisco has referred allegations of trade secret...
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Arthur Peekel, center, a former admissions officer at Phillips Exeter Academy, follows his lawyer Philip Utter, left, past reporters after appearing at a hearing at Rockingham County Superior Court in Brentwood, N.H., Friday, May 12, 2017. Peekel plead guilty to assaulting a 14-year-old boy visiting the school in 1973. A judge approved a plea agreement for the 75-year-old, whose 12-month sentence was suspended and is required to register as a sex offender. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 12, 2017 - 12:58 pm
BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — More than 40 years after he sexually assaulted a prospective student, an admissions officer at a prominent prep school in New Hampshire has pleaded guilty to the charge, yet will serve no jail time. Rockingham Superior Court Judge N. William Delker on Friday approved a plea...
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May 12, 2017 - 12:58 pm
KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A gunman fatally shot the police chief of an Ohio village and two nursing home employees Friday, and the suspected gunman was also found dead, a sheriff said. Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp identified the slain police chief as Steven Eric Disario, who headed the...
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