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WASHINGTON | US moving to stop refueling of Saudi aircraft in Yemen war

WASHINGTON— U.S. officials say the Pentagon is moving to stop refueling Saudi Arabian aircraft fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen. It wasn’t clear late Friday if a final decision was made or if Congress had been notified. Other U.S. officials say the refueling change does not affect the U.S. military assistance and training to improve the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US moving to stop refueling of Saudi aircraft in Yemen war

RIO DE JANEIRO | The Latest: Brazil’s Temer promises to rebuild museum

RIO DE JANEIRO — The Latest on the fire at Brazil’s National Museum (all times local): 1:20 p.m. An official from Brazil’s National Museum says he and his colleagues knew about fire risks at the building and worried about them every day. Vice Director Luiz Fernando Dias Duarte told Brazilian TV that he unplugged everything … Continue reading RIO DE JANEIRO | The Latest: Brazil’s Temer promises to rebuild museum

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla | Astronaut quits halfway through training, 1st in 50 years

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.— For the first time in 50 years, an astronaut-in-training is quitting NASA. Astronaut candidate Robb Kulin has resigned halfway through his two years of training at Johnson Space Center in Houston. NASA spokeswoman Brandi Dean said his departure is effective Friday and that he is leaving for personal reasons that the space … Continue reading CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla | Astronaut quits halfway through training, 1st in 50 years

Canada News: New Inshore Rescue Boat graduates will boost Canadian Coast Guard summer Search & Rescue services in Central & Arctic Region

Ottawa, Ontario – The Canadian Coast Guard plays a vital role in ensuring the safety of mariners and the marine environment.  To augment its search and rescue services during the busy summer boating season, each year the Coast Guard hires and trains close to 100 post-secondary students to work at 26 Inshore Rescue Boat stations … Continue reading Canada News: New Inshore Rescue Boat graduates will boost Canadian Coast Guard summer Search & Rescue services in Central & Arctic Region

Minnesota News: Pathways to Prosperity Awards $17.8 Million for 57 Workforce Training Programs

Workers with employment barriers receive training for in-demand careers ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has awarded 57 grants statewide totaling $17,884,007 under the Minnesota Pathways to Prosperity program. Pathways to Prosperity Competitive Grants fund programs and services designed to provide workforce development and training opportunities to adults … Continue reading Minnesota News: Pathways to Prosperity Awards $17.8 Million for 57 Workforce Training Programs

Some legislatures lack sexual misconduct policies, training

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo./January 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —After a tumultuous few months that saw numerous lawmakers accused of sexual misconduct, a majority of state legislatures across the country are considering strengthening sexual harassment policies that have gone unheeded or unchanged for years. A 50-state review by The Associated Press found that almost all legislative chambers now have … Continue reading Some legislatures lack sexual misconduct policies, training

Margot Robbie plans to return to ice rink for Christmas

LOS ANGELES /December 19, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Margot Robbie says she really wants to tie on skates and get back on the ice over the Christmas holiday. Robbie learned to ice skate for her role as figure skater Tonya Harding in “I, Tonya,”  but her contracts on three other films she shot this year have … Continue reading Margot Robbie plans to return to ice rink for Christmas

Kansas law enforcement officers, prosecutors receive training on opioid overdose death investigation

TOPEKA, KS/November 6, 2017 (STL.News) – More than 100 Kansas law enforcement officers and prosecutors received training last week on issues surrounding the investigation and prosecution of death cases resulting from opioid overdoses, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. On Friday, investigators and prosecutors from 50 different agencies convened at the Kansas Bureau of Investigation … Continue reading Kansas law enforcement officers, prosecutors receive training on opioid overdose death investigation