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U.S. proposes looser protections for a bird, to boost drilling, mining

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 11:21
The U.S. Interior Department on Thursday proposed easing Obama-era protections for a bird, the greater sage grouse, to boost oil drilling and mining across Western states, a win for energy companies but a setback for conservationists.
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Crash kills U.S. Marine; teams search for five in sea near Japan

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:28
One U.S. Marine was killed and rescue teams were searching for five others who were missing after two Marine Corps aircraft collided in mid-air and crashed into the sea off the coast of Japan, officials said on Thursday.
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Walgreens to link up with FedEx on next-day drug delivery as Amazon nears

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 09:48
Walgreens Boots Alliance said on Thursday it would partner with FedEx Corp to launch a next-day delivery service for prescription drugs nationwide, giving it a leg up as Amazon threatens to shake-up the sector.
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One U.S. Marine rescued from crash near Japan is dead: military

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 09:45
One of the U.S. Marines recovered after two Marine Corps aircraft collided and crashed into the sea off the coast of Japan has been declared dead, the U.S. officials said on Thursday.
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Houston mourns former U.S. President George H.W. Bush

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 09:44
Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush will be mourned on Thursday at the Houston church where he worshipped for many years, a final public farewell before his remains are taken to their resting place at his Texas presidential library.
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Tennessee set to execute murderer by electric chair on Thursday

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 08:08
Tennessee plans to execute by electric chair on Thursday a 61-year-old man who has spent more than 36 years on the state's death row.
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EPA to roll back carbon rule on new coal plants

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 07:02
The Trump administration is expected on Thursday to roll back an Obama-era rule that requires new coal plants to capture their carbon emissions, a move that could crack open the door in coming years for new plants fired by the fossil fuel.
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Former President George H.W. Bush to be remembered at Houston funeral

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 06:04
Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush will be mourned on Thursday at the Houston church where he worshipped for many years, a final public farewell before his remains are taken by train to their resting place at his Texas presidential library.
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Five Marines missing after two U.S. aircraft collide, crash into sea off Japan

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 02:45
Five U.S. Marines were missing after two Marine Corps aircraft collided in mid-air and crashed into the sea off the coast of Japan during an air-to-air refueling exercise on Thursday, Japanese and American officials said.
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Five U.S. Marines missing after aircraft crash into sea off Japan

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 00:03
Five U.S. Marines were missing after two Marine Corps aircraft collided in mid-air and crashed into the sea off the coast of Japan on Thursday, in what U.S. officials said may have been a refueling exercise gone wrong.
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Migrants tend to be healthier, live longer: study

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 00:01
Migrants tend to be healthier than the residents of wealthy countries they travel to, such as the United States, and often help fight diseases by becoming healthcare workers in those nations, according to a study published on Wednesday.
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Six missing after U.S. military aircraft collide off Japan

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 20:32
Six U.S. Marines were missing following a still-unexplained mishap off the coast of Japan on Thursday involving two U.S. Marine Corps aircraft, which may have collided mid-air during a refueling exercise gone wrong, U.S. officials said.
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Parts of ravaged Paradise open for first time since California wildfire

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 20:28
Thousands of Paradise residents who fled a monster blaze a month ago were allowed on Wednesday to return to some neighborhoods in the Northern California city nearly obliterated by one of the deadliest wildfires in U.S. history.
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No chumminess between Trump, former presidents at George Bush funeral

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 20:18
Awkward handshakes, folded arms and a forward stare.
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Seven missing after U.S. military aircraft 'mishap' off Japan

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 17:56
Search and rescue efforts were under way off Japan after two U.S. Marine Corps aircraft crashed in a still-unexplained mishap, leaving seven U.S. military personnel missing, U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday.
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USA Gymnastics, reeling from abuse claims, files for bankruptcy

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 17:40
USA Gymnastics, the sport's governing body, filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, saying that it is staggering under the weight of lawsuits filed by hundreds of women who were sexually abused by former national team doctor Larry Nassar.
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Plane carrying remains of former President Bush lands in Houston

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 17:30
A plane carrying the body of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush touched down in Houston on Wednesday following a state funeral in Washington where he was remembered as a statesman of uncommon personal kindness.
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U.S. Gymnastics, reeling from abuse scandal, files for bankruptcy

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 17:22
USA Gymnastics, the sport's governing body, filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, the latest blow for an organization that has struggled to recover from scandal after former national team doctor Larry Nassar sexually abused hundreds of gymnasts.
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Guardian of New Hampshire primary fends off first challenge in decades

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 16:18
The New Hampshire official who protects the state's traditional role in kicking off U.S. presidential elections narrowly held on to his seat on Wednesday, weathering his toughest challenge in four decades in office.
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New Jersey can enforce gun ammunition limit: U.S. appeals court

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 15:33
New Jersey may enforce a new law that lowered the number of bullets that guns can hold, a divided federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday.
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