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35,000 Los Angeles Teachers On Verge Of Strike

A massive teachers strike in Los Angeles, the nation’s second-largest school district, is all but inevitable starting Monday after the two sides did not renew negotiations over the weekend. Talks broke down Friday when the teachers’ union rejected as “woefully inadequate” a new offer from the LA Unified School District. With no new discussions scheduled, […]

Russian Connected To Trump Tower Charged In Different Probe

A Russian lawyer who attended a 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Trump campaign officials has been charged with attempting to stop a federal investigation into money laundering. In the 19-page filing unsealed Tuesday, federal prosecutors accuse Natalia Veselnitskaya of obstructing justice by intentionally trying to stop a Justice Department civil fraud probe that involved a […]

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Clerical Error Gets Illegal Immigrant Accused Of Murder Out Of Jail

A 17-year-old illegal immigrant — behind bars on a murder charge — was released from a local North Carolina jail that just pulled out of an immigration screening program with Immigration Customs and Enforcement. Sergio Coello-Perez, a Mexican national, was released from the Mecklenburg County Jail Thursday after seven months in custody with a written […]