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The site on Ketron Island in Washington state where an Horizon Air turboprop plane crashed after it was stolen from Sea-Tac International Airport is seen from the air, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, near Steilacoom, Wash. Investigators were working to find out how an airline employee stole the plane Friday and crashed it after being chased by military jets that were quickly scrambled to intercept the aircraft. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
August 11, 2018 - 3:07 pm
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Investigators are piecing together how an airline ground agent working his regular shift stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and fatally crashed into a small island in the Puget Sound after being chased by military jets that...
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Attorney Tony Serra spoke to reporters after a judge rejected a plea deal for his client Derick Almena's role in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire that killed 36 people.
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August 10, 2018 - 4:07 pm
In a surprise decision, a plea deal for two defendants in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire was rejected Friday by an Alameda County judge.
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then an aide to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The White House is slamming a new book by ex-staffer Omarosa Manigault-Newman, calling her “a disgruntled former White House employee.” (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
August 10, 2018 - 3:48 pm
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman claims in a new book that there are tapes of President Donald Trump using racial slurs and that she saw him behaving "like a dog off the leash" at numerous events he attended without his wife, first lady Melania Trump. The...
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A trial will begin on July 9 in which a former groundskeeper for schools in Benicia, Calif. accuses Monsanto of exposing him to chemicals that caused cancer.
August 10, 2018 - 3:46 pm
A jury awarded $289 million on Friday to a former Bay Area school groundskeeper who had sued Monsanto for allegedly including cancer-causing chemicals in its products.
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FILE- This combination of file June 2017 booking photos released by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office shows Max Harris, left, and Derick Almena, at Santa Rita Jail in Alameda County, Calif. The two men, who accepted a deal in exchange for each pleading no contest to 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in a California warehouse fire, will likely be released from prison after serving just half their sentences. A judge on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, is expected to sentence Almena to nine years in prison and Harris to six years, even though relatives of victims of the 2016 blaze in Oakland slammed the proposed sentences as too lenient. (Alameda County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
August 10, 2018 - 3:45 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A California judge on Friday rejected the plea deals of two men who were charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter after a 2016 California warehouse fire. In handing down his decision, Judge James Cramer said 48-year-old Derick Almena didn't accept "full...
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(Photo credit: Carlie Grant/Instagram)
August 10, 2018 - 2:40 pm
The shirt one father wore the day his daughter was born, has now become a very special dress for his little girl...
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Marc Sandalow with Washington Nationals "Racing President" bobblehead
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August 10, 2018 - 8:01 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) -- President Trump's relentless campaign against "fake news" and his criticism of individual news organizations and reporters is "going to get somebody hurt." That's the belief of KCBS Radio Political Analyst Marc Sandalow, a longtime observer of American politics and...
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FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2015 file photo, Kanye West appears at the Brother Vellies Spring 2016 collection presentation during Fashion Week, in New York. West was silent when it comes to whether he thinks President Donald Trump cares for black people. West appeared on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2018. West discussed his support for Trump and questioned why people go after the president instead of trying "love." However, West did not answer when Kimmel asked if the rapper thought Trump cares about black people, or any people at all. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
August 10, 2018 - 6:17 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kanye West was silent when it comes to whether he thinks President Donald Trump cares for black people. West appeared on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live " on Thursday. West discussed his support for Trump and questioned why people go after the president instead of trying "love." Kimmel...
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This combination photo shows actress Marilyn Monroe posing over the updraft of a New York subway grate while filming "The Seven Year Itch" New York, left, and the dress she is wearing on a mannequin. The dress, created by Bill Travilla, is one of several items that will be up for auction in October 2018. (AP Photo/Profiles in History)
August 09, 2018 - 6:03 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dresses that belonged to Marilyn Monroe along with an autographed photo thanking the executive who launched her Hollywood career will go on display before heading to auction. Auction house Profiles in History announced Wednesday that the items will be exhibited in Beverly Hills...
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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2015 file photo, an Oscar statue appears outside the Dolby Theatre for the 87th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The diversity crisis in Hollywood may rage on, but the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is trying to open up access to the entertainment business for people from underrepresented communities. Academy Gold, an inclusive film academy internship program that just wrapped its second summer, helps students learn the ropes of the entertainment business and get a foot in the door before college graduation. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
August 08, 2018 - 2:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Big changes are coming to the Academy Awards, including the addition of a popular film award category and the promise of a shorter ceremony in an effort to combat declining viewership and criticisms that the awards are out of touch with the mainstream. But the Wednesday morning...
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