By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders inched up this month, to the highest level in more than 6 1/2 years, as builders reported the best market for newly built homes since the housing boom.
A federal agency has sued a California-based labor contractor and farms in Washington and Hawaii, alleging discrimination against more than 200 Thai workers in what was called its largest human trafficking case in agriculture.
Border Patrol officials say an agent working the Yuma sector has been arrested on suspicion of smuggling drugs.
The FBI on Wednesday was trying to determine whether a passenger staged a bomb hoax that prompted a search of a Thai Airways jetliner at Los Angeles International Airport.
A judge has set a Nov. 29 trial date for a former Alabama state trooper charged with murder in a 1960s shooting that helped galvanize the civil rights movement.
Housing is slumping in most markets, but sales of luxury homes are booming, thanks to raging bull bourses around the globe and the fast-rising incomes of the world's wealthiest residents.
He promised an appeal on Tuesday.
| A federal judge has pinned the financial collapse of the exclusive Yellowstone Club on its founder, Tim Blixseth, but says he doesn't have to repay all its debts.