Company behind Dakota Access oil pipeline sues Greenpeace

Company behind Dakota Access oil pipeline sues Greenpeace

The company that built the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline filed a lawsuit against Greenpeace and other groups on Tuesday, alleging that they disseminated false and misleading information about the project and interfered with its construction.

Charlottesville votes to shroud statues after the violence

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Charlottesville votes to shroud statues after the violence

More young people are dying of colorectal cancer, study says

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More young people are dying of colorectal cancer, study says
It's unclear what factors are driving the increase.
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Trump revisits his Charlottesville comments in angry speech

President Donald Trump is blaming the media for the condemnation of his response to violence at a Charlottesville, Virginia, protest organized by white supremacists.
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A day of noisy but largely peaceful protests of President Donald Trump's speech in Phoenix turned unruly as police fired pepper spray at crowds after someone apparently lobbed rocks and bottles at officers.
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Nanny accused of burning, beating kids gets 15 years

A Connecticut nanny accused of burning a 3-year-old's hand and leg on a hot stove, lifting her up by her hair and trapping her inside a toy chest has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
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Father shot, son safe after mom's slaying spurs Amber Alert

Los Angeles police shot and killed a man suspected in the murder of his estranged wife and the abduction of his 9-year-old son, who was found with his father but was unharmed, authorities said.
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ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee taken off UVA game due to name

ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee will not work Virginia's season opener because of recent violence in Charlottesville sparked by the decision to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.
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Secret hearings held in ex-Oklahoma City cop's rape case

The high-profile case of a former Oklahoma City police officer convicted of raping women while on duty focused the public's attention on the problem of sexual misconduct on the force, but his appeal raising questions about DNA evidence is playing out in secret.
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3 of 10 missing US sailors identified after warship crash

Sailors with ties to Michigan, Illinois and Ohio are among 10 who are missing after a U.S. warship collided with an oil tanker in Southeast Asia.
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Uncounted Kansas ballots fuel fears about Kobach's proposals

A conservative firebrand promoting President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claims of widespread voter fraud oversees a Kansas election system that threw out at least three times as many ballots as any similarly sized state did, fueling concerns about massive voter suppression should its practices become the national standard.
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Justice is kind: Folksy judge, 80, becomes an internet star

An 80-year-old judge is an unlikely viral video sensation, but somehow Municipal Court Judge Frank Caprio has been winning hearts and clicks on Facebook with a mix of compassion, humor and a rotating cast of the poor souls who have been ticketed in the city of Providence.
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

ATLANTA _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:24-35-46-50-51, Mega Ball: 7, Megaplier: 4(twenty-four, thirty-five, forty-six, fifty, fifty-one; Mega…
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MN Lottery

MINNEAPOLIS _ These Minnesota lotteries were drawn Tuesday:2-5-1(two, five, one)24-35-46-50-51, Mega Ball: 7, Megaplier: 4(twenty-four, thirty-five, forty-six, fifty, fifty-one; Mega Ball: seven; Megaplier: four)Estimated jackpot:…
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Groups make last-minute push to save national monument areas

Conservation groups are airing TV ads, planning rallies and creating parody websites in a last-minute blitz to stop Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke from downsizing or eliminating national monument areas that cover large swaths of land and water from Maine to California.
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Police: Deadly shooting at party targeted, related to drugs

Police say a deadly shooting at a gender reveal party in Ohio was targeted and possibly related to drugs.
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California dad to be sentenced in 5-year-old son's killing

A California father who admitted killing his 5-year-old son amid a bitter custody battle with his estranged wife is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday.
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Man living in US illegally pleads guilty in deadly crash

A man who was living in the U.S. illegally has pleaded guilty in an alcohol-related crash that killed three people in Ohio.
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Walmart dives into voice-activated shopping with Google

Walmart is diving into voice-activated shopping. But unlike online leader Amazon, it's not doing it alone.
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Trump again signals he'll pardon Joe Arpaio _ but not yet

President Donald Trump on Tuesday again signaled his willingness to pardon former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's conviction for intentionally disobeying a judge's order in an immigration case. But he told a downtown rally of supporters that he wouldn't do it quite yet.
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Report: Half of state's labor force holds bachelor's degrees

Half of all workers in Massachusetts held a bachelor's degree or higher in 2016, marking the first time any U.S. state has reached that threshold, according to a report being released Wednesday by the independent Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center.