10 Things to Know for MondayMon, 29 Aug 2016 21:10:05 -0400Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
FBI warns of possible state election-system hacksMon, 29 Aug 2016 21:04:28 -0400The FBI is warning state officials to boost their election security in light of evidence that hackers targeted related data systems in two states. In a confidential "flash" alert from its cyber ...
Bill to increase farm overtime moves to California governorMon, 29 Aug 2016 21:01:17 -0400SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) â Four decades after he signed the nation's first law giving farmworkers collective bargaining rights, California Gov. Jerry Brown will again consider a historic proposal calling for farmworkers to receive the same overtime pay as other hourly workers, after the Assembly approved legislation Monday to phase in the change.
Actor Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83Mon, 29 Aug 2016 20:58:25 -0400Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in "The Producers" and the mad scientist of "Young Frankenstein," ...
Valeant is sued over Philidor ties, alleged racketeeringMon, 29 Aug 2016 20:57:07 -0400By Jonathan Stempel Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc was sued on Monday by buyers of its drugs, who accused the Canadian company of racketeering by forcing them to pay exorbitant prices. The proposed class-action complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court in Manhattan on behalf of unionized New York City police detectives and hotel workers, regarding Valeant's ties to the now defunct specialty pharmacy Philidor RX Services LLC. The plaintiffs accused Valeant of violating the U.S. Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, and seeks compensatory and triple damages for U.S. health plans and others that bought its drugs from January 2013 to October 2015. Valeant did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
Police probe brawl that killed college student after partyMon, 29 Aug 2016 20:48:09 -0400ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) â An Ithaca College student fatally stabbed at Cornell University was attacked while trying to help a fellow student amid a series of fights after a weekend party, his sister said Monday.
Rafael Nadal's wrist needs 'a little more time' at US OpenMon, 29 Aug 2016 20:46:26 -0400NEW YORK (AP) â As Rafael Nadal stood near the net at the U.S. Open after winning his first Grand Slam match in three months Monday, he unraveled the thick wrap of white tape protecting his all-important left wrist and then clutched at that arm with his right hand.
2 slain nuns remembered for helping the needyMon, 29 Aug 2016 20:44:16 -0400DURANT, Miss. (AP) â Hundreds of people filled a cathedral in Mississippi's capital city on Monday to remember two nuns who spent decades helping the needy and were found stabbed to death last week in their home in one of the poorest counties of the state.
Brazil's Rousseff urges vote against 'coup' in trialMon, 29 Aug 2016 20:42:18 -0400Declaring her innocence and recalling how she was tortured under Brazil's military dictatorship in the 1970s, Rousseff warned that Latin America's biggest country was on the verge of losing its democracy. "Vote against impeachment, vote for democracy.... Do not accept a coup," the 68-year-old leftist leader said as she defended herself before senators who are widely expected to remove her from office by Wednesday. About 2,000 supporters rallied in her support near the Senate building in the capital Brasilia, waving flags -- a fraction of the crowds her Workers' Party has drawn in the past.
Chargers sign rookie Joey Bosa to 4-year dealMon, 29 Aug 2016 20:34:19 -0400SAN DIEGO (AP) â Defensive end Joey Bosa ended his monthlong holdout Monday when he signed a four-year contract with the San Diego Chargers.