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Russian Subway Explosion Kills 10, 50 Injured

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - The Latest on the explosion on a train in the Russian city of St. Petersburg (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Russia's National Anti-Terrorism Committee has announced that security will be tightened at all critical transport…

Dakota Access Attorneys Fighting Tribes' Religion Argument

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The developer of the Dakota Access pipeline is opposing an attempt by Sioux tribes to argue the project should be halted because it interferes with their religious practices. Energy Transfer Partners has asked a federal judge…

Sessions Seeks To Speed Deportation Of Federal Inmates

WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions is announcing a plan to speed up the deportation of immigrants in the country illegally who have been convicted of federal crimes. Sessions said Thursday that the Justice Department will expand an existing…

Woman Arrested In DC: I Tried To Hit Officers With My Car

WASHINGTON (AP) - A court document says a 20-year-old woman who got into a confrontation with police near the U.S. Capitol cursed at officers and said she had tried to run officers over. The encounter ended with shots being fired.…

Environmental Groups Challenge Keystone XL Pipeline Approval

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A coalition of environmental groups is challenging the federal permit for the Keystone XL oil pipeline in court because they say additional environmental scrutiny is needed. The Sierra Club joined with several other environmental groups to…

'Bathroom Bill' Could Cost North Carolina More NCAA Events

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Basketball-mad North Carolina is bracing for what could be another costly hit from its "bathroom bill" as the NCAA selects four years of championship sites for a variety of sports. College athletics' governing body says that…

Speaker Paul Ryan Opposes Health Care Talks With Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker Paul Ryan says he doesn't want to see President Donald Trump negotiate with Democrats on health care. But he warns that will be the result if House Republicans can't come together and pass their bill.…

Iowa GOP Lawmakers Drop 'Fetal Heartbeat' Abortion Bill

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa Republican lawmakers have dropped plans for what would have been among the nation's toughest abortion restrictions, retreating only a day after the proposal was announced. House GOP lawmakers announced Wednesday they removed language from…

Access To National Crime Database Stirs Debate In Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minneapolis police are about to gain access to vast amounts of information that will make it easier to connect local suspects to crimes committed in other states. But the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports some privacy advocates are…

Minnesota Based Land O'Lakes Acquires Vermont Creamery

WEBSTERVILLE, Vt. (AP) - Land O' Lakes has purchased Vermont Creamery, which has experienced growth and says it needs a partner that will help it realize its business potential. Vermont Creamery will continue to make goat cheese, cultured butter and…

VW To Pay Over $157M To Settle Emissions Claims By 10 States

DETROIT (AP) - Volkswagen is paying more than $157 million to 10 states to settle environmental lawsuits over the company's diesel emissions-cheating scandal. The company says the money will go to Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode…

Fallon's 'Tonight' Heads To Florida With Vin Diesel, Pitbull

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jimmy Fallon's guests will include Vin Diesel, Shaquille O'Neal and Pitbull when his NBC late-night show airs from Florida next week. The "Tonight Show" host's four-night stand in Orlando celebrates the opening of Universal Orlando Resort's…

'Erratic' Woman Drives Into US Capitol Cruiser

WASHINGTON (AP) - Police say a woman described as "erratic and aggressive" drove a vehicle into a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser and was taken into custody, a disruption that closed down streets near the Capitol for nearly three hours. Capitol…

Activist Pleads Not Guilty In Pipeline Protest

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - An American Indian activist accused of inciting a riot during protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota has pleaded not guilty. Chase Iron Eyes entered his plea Tuesday. He could face up to…

Trump Signs Order Rolling Back Environmental Efforts

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that will roll back many of former President Barack Obama's efforts to curb global warming. The order is aimed at helping spur American energy jobs. The president signed the…

Ford Investing $1.2B In 3 Michigan Plants, Adding 130 Jobs

DETROIT (AP) - Ford Motor Co. is investing $1.2 billion in three Michigan facilities, including an engine plant where it plans to add 130 jobs. President Donald Trump applauded the move in an early morning tweet. Ford will spend $850…

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