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Company gauges interest for boosting Dakota…

The developer of the Dakota Access pipeline is gauging shippers' interest in expanding the volume of crude oil moved through the pipeline from 500,000 barrels to 570,000 barrels per day, despite ongoing tribal efforts to shut the pipeline down

In Oregon, a community responds to imprisonment…

Dozens of area residents are volunteering to help immigrants taken to a federal prison in Oregon who were apprehended along the U.S.-Mexico border

Mega Millions players would spend $1.6B on bills…

From San Diego to New York, Mega Millions players are dreaming of how they would spend the record $1.6 billion jackpot should they beat the astronomical odds of winning

Category 5 Hurricane Willa threatens Mexico's…

Hurricane Willa has grown into a potentially catastrophic Category 5 storm and is sweeping toward Mexico's Pacific coast with winds of 160 mph (260 kph)

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Man accused in grandfather's killing blames 'mistress'

A Vermont man accused by relatives of killing his millionaire grandfather in Connecticut for inheritance money says there is stronger evidence a woman he describes as his grandfather's mistress was involved in the killing

How Saudi critics keep going missing

In the wake of Jamal Khashoggi's death, BBC Arabic looks at how Saudi Arabia has dealt with its citizens who criticise it from abroad.

Leaked Surveillance Footage Shows Man Walking in…

Newly leaked surveillance footage from the killing of Jamal Khashoggi appears to show a man walking around in the writer's clothes in Istanbul after his killing.

Foam Fight! One College Tradition That Never Gets…

Foam fight! Hundreds of students get soaked in suds at St. Andrews University in Scotland.

Democrat Pritzker gives $15M more for Illinois governor bid

Billionaire Democrat J.B. Pritzker has donated $15 million more to his campaign for Illinois governor, pushing his self-financing total to $161.5 million

Peace Corps recruiter makes play for HBCUs, barbershops

A Peace Corps recruiter is making a play for a more diverse volunteer force by targeting historically black colleges and universities _ and barbershops

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Italy relief, China stimulus hopes lift global…

European shares gained on Monday amid relief over Italy’s budget, following rallies in Asia after China promised to provide stimulus to stabilise its economy and offset the impact of U.S. tariffs. Laura Frykberg reports.

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Bolton In Moscow As Tensions Rise Over Nuclear…

President Donald Trump announced Saturday that he will withdraw the U.S. from a nuclear weapons treaty with Russia.

Vigil planned for missing Wisconsin teen, unseen…

A small, rural community in western Wisconsin is planning a vigil for a missing 13-year-old girl whose parents were found shot to death in their home

The Latest: Services scheduled for slain Georgia…

Visitation and funeral services are set to be held this week for a police officer who was fatally shot over the weekend northeast of Atlanta

This Quiet Oil Spill May Become Biggest Ever in US

You've heard of the Deepwater Horizon and the Exxon Valdez oil spills. But how about a 2004 spill involving Taylor Energy? As it turns out, the latter has been quietly leaking oil off the coast of Louisiana so steadily for 14 years—with no end in sight—that it threatens...

Cameroon's Biya easily wins 7th term; low…

Cameroon's Biya easily wins 7th term as turnout plummets in separatist-hit regions

Former teacher admits to sexually abusing middle schoolers

A former math teacher in the nation's capital who admitted to sexually abusing seventh- and eighth-grade girls has been sentenced to nearly 12 years in prison

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Giant cave hall found down sinkhole

Climbers found the 6.7-million-cubic-metre cave at the bottom of a massive sinkhole in China.