Mexican Agents Nibble at Edges of Migrant Caravans

JUCHITAN, Mexico (AP) — Thousands of Central American migrants resumed their slow trek through southern Mexico on Thursday, as immigration agents and police nibbled at the edges of the two caravans currently in the country. Mexican authorities haven’t directly targeted the main caravan of about 4,000 migrants, and activists aiding that group said they were…

Google Employees Walk Out to Protest Treatment of Women

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (AP) — Carrying signs with messages such as “Don’t be evil,” Google employees around the world walked off the job Thursday in a protest against what they said is the tech company’s mishandling of sexual misconduct allegations against executives. Employees staged walkouts at offices from Tokyo to Singapore to London. Hundreds protested…

Report: Midwest Economy Expands Despite Tariff Concerns

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economy expanded in nine Midwestern and Plains states last month despite mounting concerns about tariffs and trade skirmishes, according to a report released Thursday. The Mid-America Business Conditions Index slumped to 54.9 in October, from 57.5 in September , the report said. The October reading was the lowest since January 2017, but…

Mueller Refers Plot To Make False Claims About Him To FBI

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller’s office has referred to the FBI allegations that women were “offered money to make false claims” about the special counsel, according to Mueller’s spokesman. In a statement, spokesman Peter Carr says that once the office learned of the allegations, it immediately referred the matter to the FBI for investigation. The…