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Jury says Silicon Valley firm did not discriminate

Ellen Pao, center, walks to Civic Center Courthouse in San Francisco, Friday, March 27, 2015. The jury are due back in court on Friday in Pao’s lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Pao says the firm discriminated against her because she was a woman and then...
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Aaron Hernandez fiancee discusses money, gun at murder trial

Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, testifies during his murder trial, Friday, March 27, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is charged with killing Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/CJ Gunther, Pool) Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of former...

Judge orders jury to resume deliberations in bias case

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered a jury to resume deliberations in a high-profile Silicon Valley gender bias case after a discrepancy was discovered in the jury count on one claim involving retaliation. The development came after a clerk had announced in...
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Autopsies determine children found in freezer were slain

Mitchelle Blair stands during her video arraignment at the 36th District Court, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Detroit. The Detroit woman charged with child abuse after the bodies of two of her children were found in her home freezer has been ordered to stay in jail Thursday unless...
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Lawmakers, police chiefs clash over secrecy of officer names

FILE – In this May 26, 2010, file photo, Tucson Police Chief Roberto Villasenor, gestures during a news conference outside the Justice Department in Washington. Villasenor, writing as chief of the Arizona Association of Chiefs of Police has sent a letter to Gov. Doug Ducey...

Jury decides Silicon Valley firm did not discriminate

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A jury decided Friday that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discriminate or retaliate against a female employee in a case that shined a light on gender imbalance and working conditions for women in Silicon Valley. The jury in San Francisco...
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Pugnacious Reid retiring, wants Schumer as Senate Dem leader

FILE – In this March 3, 2015 file photo, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., left, accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Reid is backing Schumer to succeed him as Democratic leader. Reid issued his...

Judge orders jury to resume deliberations in bias case

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered a jury to resume deliberations in a Silicon Valley gender bias case after a discrepancy was discovered in the jury count. The development came after a court clerk had announced in court that the jury had decided the firm did...
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2 people unaccounted for after apparent NYC gas explosion

New York City firefighters on ladders spray water at the scene of a fire and a partial building collapse in the East Village neighborhood of New York on Thursday, March 26, 2015. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) New York City firefighters on ladders spray water at the scene of a fire...

Internet outages reveal gaps in US broadband infrastructure

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to an era before computers, credit cards or even phones. They exposed a glaring vulnerability in the nation’s...