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McDonald's operator fined after 2 workers die on job in Peru

A company that operates McDonald's restaurants in Latin America has been fined $254,000 after the electrocution deaths of two employees who were cleaning a restaurant kitchen in Peru

DATE: Dec. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

About a dozen hurt in blast at Beechcraft plant in Kansas

Authorities say about a dozen people were injured when a nitrogen tank exploded at the Beechcraft aircraft manufacturing facility in Wichita, Kansas, causing part of the building to collapse

DATE: Dec. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Suit on ex-offender voting filed in close-divided N Carolina

North Carolina’s law preventing convicted felons from voting until completing their full sentence is being challenged at a time when election officials and prosecutors are working to enforce the restriction more consistently

DATE: Dec. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

France summons Iran's ambassador over detained researchers

France's government has summoned Iran's ambassador to press for the release of two French researchers held in a notorious Tehran prison

DATE: Dec. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

New Mexico couple in family found dead was getting divorce

New Mexico police say a married couple found dead on Christmas Day in their home with their two dead sons in what authorities have called a murder-suicide was in the process of getting a divorce

DATE: Dec. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Disney characters say tourists inappropriately touched them

Disney World employees who portray Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck have filed incident reports with police, claiming they were inappropriately touched by tourists

DATE: Dec. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Court: 17-year term in attack on FBI agent 'shockingly low'

A federal appeals court says a man who sought to aid the Islamic State group by trying to kill an FBI agent must be resentenced because his 17-year prison term is shockingly low

DATE: Dec. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

'Tough year' for measles and other infectious diseases in US

This year, some once-waning germs roared back in the United States

DATE: Dec. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Wawa facing lawsuits over data breach at all of its stores

The Wawa convenience store chain is facing a wave of lawsuits over a data breach that affected its 850 locations along the East Coast. Pennsylvania-based Wawa Inc. says it discovered malware on its payment processing servers this month before stopping the breach Dec. 12

DATE: Dec. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Ohio mayor reflects on turbulent year of shooting, tornadoes

An Ohio mayor says the rest of the country should take heed of what happened to her city in 2019

DATE: Dec. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

3 die, 1 badly hurt in Southern California apartment fire

Two girls and their father have died and a boy was badly injured in a Southern California apartment fire

DATE: Dec. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

NYC ups policing in Jewish areas after spate of attacks

New York City is increasing its police presence in some Brooklyn neighborhoods with large Jewish populations after possibly anti-Semitic attacks during Hanukkah, most recently Friday morning

DATE: Dec. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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