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Palantir settles U.S. lawsuit charging bias against Asians


WASHINGTON The data analytics and security company Palantir Technologies Inc has agreed to pay nearly $1.7 million to resolve charges it discriminated against Asian applicants for engineering jobs at its Palo Alto, California, office, the U.S. Labor Department said on Tuesday.

Trump administration to review dozens of U.S. national monuments

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday will order a review of national monuments created over the past 20 years with an aim toward rescinding or resizing some of them - part of a broader push to reopen areas to drilling, mining and other development.

Lawyer for ex-NFL star Hernandez denies letter mentioned prison lover

BOSTON A lawyer for former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez on Tuesday denied media reports that the athlete wrote a letter to a prison lover before hanging himself in his prison cell last week.

Sports, People, Apr 25 2017

Air travel to U.S. drops in first quarter, Canada, Mexico gain: ForwardKeys

BERLIN Air passenger arrivals in the United States fell in the first quarter of the year, while arrivals in Canada and Mexico rose, according to data from travel analysis company ForwardKeys.

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Former Trump adviser Flynn likely broke law with Russia trip: lawmakers

WASHINGTON Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn likely broke the law by failing to get permission to be paid for a trip to Russia in 2015, the leaders of a House of Representatives committee said on Tuesday. | Video

U.S. lawmakers push Yucca nuclear dump facing transport crunch

WASHINGTON Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives will debate legislation on Wednesday to breathe life into the stalled Yucca Mountain spent nuclear fuel dump in Nevada, but critics say the project is hindered by the lack of an easy transport route.

U.S. judge blocks Trump order to restrict funding for 'sanctuary cities'

SAN FRANCISCO A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities, dealing another legal blow to the administration's efforts to toughen immigration enforcement. | Video

Politics, Election 2016, Apr 25 2017

Cleveland officer in Tamir Rice shooting 'did not know was kid': video

CLEVELAND The partner of a Cleveland police officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice in 2014 said he "didn't know it was a kid" when he responded to an emergency call about an armed man at a park, according to video released on Tuesday.

Apr 25 2017

Automakers ask California to ease rules for self-driving car tests

WASHINGTON Automakers on Tuesday urged the state of California to further ease its proposed regulations for autonomous vehicles, saying the state did not respond to their earlier objections by making enough revisions to its planned set of rules for self-driving cars.

Tech, Apr 25 2017

ACLU sues Los Angeles police over public records requests

The American Civil Liberties Union along with a journalist, a professor and an activist on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles Police Department, accusing the agency of violating California's open records law, local media reported.

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