Breaking News:Woman’s death still haunts New Orleans neighborhood

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Amid the chaos after Hurricane Katrina swamped New Orleans, Vera Smith’s body decayed for four days on a sidewalk until her horrified neighbors covered her with dirt, a makeshift plastic shroud and a bleak epitaph: “Here lies Vera. God help us.”…

AP Top U.S. News At 11:44 p.m. EDT

Breaking News:Trump takes a detour off the trail, reports for jury duty

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump pulled up in a long black limousine and gave a very presidential wave as he made his way into the building. Then the billionaire promptly found himself seated next to ordinary, wage-earning, subway-riding New Yorkers, forced to wait – and wait some more – for the wheels of justice to turn….
AP Top U.S. News At 1:41 a.m. EDT

AP EXCLUSIVE: California measure fails to create green jobs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Three years after California voters passed a ballot measure to raise taxes on corporations and generate clean energy jobs by funding energy-efficiency projects in schools, barely one-tenth of the promised jobs have been created, and the state has no comprehensive list to show how much work has been done or how much energy has been saved….
AP Top U.S. News At 2:36 a.m. EDT

Swedish prosecutor drops three Assange cases, rape case to continue Report

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Swedish prosecutors said on Thursday they would push on with an investigation into an allegation of rape made in 2010 against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after dropping probes into three other allegations as they had run out of time to bring charges.

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