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Toxic Pesticide Use Rises at Illegal California Pot Farms

SACRAMENTO — Researchers and U.S. authorities are finding what they say is an alarming increase in the use of a powerful banned pesticide at illegal marijuana farms hidden on public land in California. The pesticide residue is showing up in about 30 percent...
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Misleading Tweets by Liberal Activists Fuel Trump

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday seized on an error by liberal activists who tweeted photos of young-looking immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border in steel cages and blamed the current administration for separating immigrant children from their pa...
CEO compensation

How Does Your Pay Stack Up Against Top CEOs?

Here are the top-paid CEOs by state for 2017, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. Michael Rapino, boss of Live Nation Entertainment, led the way in California at $70.6 ...
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Armed Citizens End Gunman’s Attack In Oklahoma Restaurant

OKLAHOMA CITY — A gunman opened fire inside an Oklahoma City restaurant during the dinner rush, wounding a woman and two girls before two armed citizens shot him dead outside, police said Friday. The suspected gunman, 28-year-old Alexander Tilghman, was arm...
Mexican Mafia suspects

Mexican Mafia Busted for Running Crime in LA County Jails

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County jails are run by the sheriff, but the Mexican Mafia wielded the power in the underworld behind bars. The organization made up of leaders from various Latino gangs operated like an illegal government, collecting "taxes" o...
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