SAN DIEGO (AP) — More Mexicans are leaving than moving into the United States, reversing the flow of a half-century of mass migration, according to a study published Thursday.
Here is a partial list of victims of Friday's attacks in Paris confirmed by The Associated Press and other media:
By Tom Polansek CHICAGO (Reuters) - A battle over whether the U.S. government should require special labels for genetically modified foods is set to heat up after a type of salmon on Thursday became the first biotech animal approved for human consumption. Activists who argue that the farm-raised salmon poses risks to the environment and public health say its clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will galvanize opponents to press for the fish to be labeled as genetically engineered. Friends of the Earth and other environmental groups plan to send letters to the FDA and members of Congress calling for a law that requires labels.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah school apologized Thursday for a classroom assignment in which students were asked to create a propaganda poster for a group such as Islamic State to understand the goals and methods of terror groups.
A newly filed class action claims that FanDuel and DraftKings could not have become billion-dollar businesses had it not been for the help of the credit card industry, which enabled players to enter online fantasy sports contests. The suit, filed in Manhattan federal court on behalf of FanDuel and DraftKings players nationwide, accuses, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and other defendants of participating in a racketeering scheme to facilitate illegal gambling operations. In addition to DraftKings, FanDuel and the credit card companies, the class action names banks that issued credit cards used by the lead plaintiff, as well as the companies that processed the transactions.
The World Series of Poker Champion, a local from North Wales, stopped by 6abc to play some poker.
WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia police say an officer shot and killed a man who confronted the officer with a large knife and another sharp object.
Prosecutors asked that Moore be held until trial because he was a flight risk, a danger to the public and his crimes involved a minor. Court documents detail a series of explicit, pornographic online chats starting in late August between Moore and a Delaware State Police detective posing as a 14-year-old girl.
PALESTINE, Texas (AP) — A man was charged with six counts of capital murder Thursday in the killing of a family at an East Texas campsite.
CHICAGO (AP) — The latest on a judge deciding whether to order Chicago police to release a video that is said to show an officer shooting a black teenager 16 times (all times local):
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Water levels in the Great Lakes should remain mostly above average over the next six months as a powerful El Nino gives the region a break after two bitterly cold winters, but it's unclear whether there will be longer-term effects, federal scientists said Thursday.
A Franklin Township, New Jersey, man is facing additional charges in connection with having inappropriate contact with children.
The District of Columbia agreed on Thursday to pay $16.65 million to a man who spent 27 years in prison for a rape and murder he did not commit, the city's attorney general said. The man, Donald Gates, 64, was convicted for the 1981 rape and murder of university student Catherine Schilling. "Mr. Gates has shown extraordinary fortitude and dignity, and we wish him well as he proceeds with his life," District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine, who had defended police actions in the case, said in a statement.
A Colorado man who threatened to shoot people at a community college before burning it down has been indicted on federal weapons charges after he was found to own an assault rifle, handgun and hundreds of rounds of ammunition, prosecutors said on Thursday. David Aaron Moscow, 30, was a student at Front Range Community College in Fort Collins until 2012 when he left voluntarily, according to federal court documents. Last month, Moscow tried to re-enroll at Front Range and was questioned about his prior conduct, authorities said.
(Reuters) - A Baltimore police officer who slit the throat of a dog that bit a pregnant woman on the hand in June has been acquitted of animal cruelty charges, his attorney said on Thursday. Jeffrey Bolger, 50, was arrested in June after he used a knife to cut the throat of a 7-year-old female Shar-Pei named Nala who was on the loose from home, killing the animal. Charging documents said that while the animal was restrained, Bolger slashed its throat, saying he would "gut" the dog. ...
A Missouri law aimed at reducing local governments' reliance on revenue from minor traffic violations is unconstitutional because it singles out St. Louis County, an attorney who filed a lawsuit against the law said on Thursday. In the lawsuit filed Wednesday against top Missouri officials, 12 cities and two residents in St. Louis County asked the Cole County Circuit Court to stop the law. St. Louis County is home to the city of Ferguson, which was roiled by protests in the wake of an August 2014 fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen by a white police officer.
NEW YORK (AP) — A man who authorities say fatally stabbed his wife and her adult daughter in New York before fleeing to Russia has been tried and convicted overseas — marking the second time anyone has been convicted in Russia for a crime committed in the U.S., prosecutors said Thursday.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jared Fogle emerged from obscurity to become the unlikely face of one of the nation's biggest restaurant chains, earning a small fortune by touting the benefits of a healthy lifestyle that included Subway sandwiches.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday proposed upgrading wireless emergency alerts to the nation's more than 350 million mobile phones. The FCC cited the attacks last Friday in Paris and the threat of terrorism in the United States as a factor in discussing the need for upgraded alerts. Wireless emergency alerts have been in place since 2012 to warn phone users of missing children, severe weather and other emergencies.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Thursday issued new rules aimed at reducing the tax benefits available to companies that move their tax addresses overseas.