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Most oil pipeline opponents leave North Dakota protest camp

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CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Most of the Dakota Access pipeline opponents abandoned their protest camp Wednesday ahead of a government deadline ... Full Story

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  • Most oil pipeline opponents leave North Dakota protest camp
    Most oil pipeline opponents leave North Dakota protest camp

    CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Most of the Dakota Access pipeline opponents abandoned their protest camp Wednesday ahead of a government deadline to get off the federal land, and authorities moved to arrest some who defied the order in a final show of dissent.

  • Immigrants fearing deportation under Trump change routines
    Immigrants fearing deportation under Trump change routines

    In Orange County, California, dozens of immigrant parents have signed legal documents authorizing friends and relatives to pick up their children from school and access their bank accounts to pay their bills in the event they are arrested by immigration agents.

  • 'It saved my life': Talk of Obamacare repeal worries addicts
    'It saved my life': Talk of Obamacare repeal worries addicts

    CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) — While the Affordable Care Act has brought health coverage to millions of Americans, the effects have been profound, even lifesaving, for some of those caught up in the nation's opioid-addiction crisis.

  • Republicans who won after rowdy town halls now avoiding them
    Republicans who won after rowdy town halls now avoiding them

    DENVER (AP) — Republicans who benefited from rowdy town halls six years ago and harnessed a wave of discontent with Democrats to win seats in Congress are learning a hard lesson this week as they return home: The left is happy to return the favor.

  • San Jose mayor admits failures in flood evacuation order
    San Jose mayor admits failures in flood evacuation order

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The mayor of San Jose acknowledged that the city failed to properly notify residents to evacuate during a flood emergency early Wednesday when some people said they got their first notice by seeing firefighters in boats in the neighborhood.

  • Lawsuit accuses Milwaukee police of illegal stop-and-frisks
    Lawsuit accuses Milwaukee police of illegal stop-and-frisks

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Police Department is operating a stop-and-frisk program that mostly targets black and Latino residents who are often detained without cause, the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin alleges in a lawsuit filed Wednesday.

  • Police release audio of suspect in Indiana girls' deaths
    Police release audio of suspect in Indiana girls' deaths

    DELPHI, Ind. (AP) — One of two teenage girls killed along a northern Indiana hiking trail last week used her cellphone beforehand to capture video of a man police now consider the main suspect and recorded a male voice saying "down the hill," authorities said Wednesday.

  • Chicago schools take a stand on immigration enforcement
    Chicago schools take a stand on immigration enforcement

    CHICAGO (AP) — As educators around the United States wonder whether a crackdown on immigrants will reach their schoolhouse doors, principals in Chicago have been given a simple order: Do not let federal immigration agents in without a criminal warrant.

  • Professor has taken 'selfie' every day for last 30 years
    Professor has taken 'selfie' every day for last 30 years

    BOSTON (AP) — Long before they were called selfies, Karl Baden snapped a simple black and white photo of himself. Then he repeated it, every day, for the next three decades.

  • Landlord accused of fatally stabbing tenant over unpaid rent

    NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City landlord is accused of stabbing his tenant to death following an apparent dispute over unpaid rent.

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