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APNewsBreak: Military targets handling of misconduct cases

Military leaders are trying to fix the lengthy, inconsistent process for investigating senior officers accused of misconduct, The Associated Press has learned. They are seeking to change a hodgepodge system in which investigations can drag on for years while taxpayers pay six-figure salaries to officers relegated to mid-level administrative posts.

Government & Politics

Now a New York pizzeria faces ‘Pizzagate’ threats

A popular New York restaurant has become the latest victim of a fake-news conspiracy about Hillary Clinton running a child sex ring out of a Washington, D.C., pizza joint. Roberta’s, a Brooklyn restaurant known for its wood-fired pizza, received telephone calls threatening its employees, police confirmed on Wednesday.

Government & Politics

Innovation or monopoly? Panel looks at ATT-Time Warner deal

Senators questioning the logic of a proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner turned their focus to the nickels and dimes of the issue, at least as to how the $85.4 billion mega-deal would affect Americans. OK, you say this huge merger will enhance, not quash, competition and benefit consumers. Will it actually reduce prices that consumers pay?

Videos

Man steals 86-pound bucket of gold flakes in New York

The New York City Police Department released footage of a man making off with a bucket of gold flakes worth $1.6 million.
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Man steals 86-pound bucket of gold flakes in New York 0:46

Man steals 86-pound bucket of gold flakes in New York

 Cat stuck atop power pole for 9 days gets rescued 1:01

Cat stuck atop power pole for 9 days gets rescued

A sick white alligator gets a CT scan 0:52

A sick white alligator gets a CT scan

Coroner leaves message on road for holiday travelers 2:02

Coroner leaves message on road for holiday travelers