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2 HOURS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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Train hauling crude from ND oil patch derails, catches fire

Industry representatives and state officials said oil companies have been complying with a standard that went into effect April 1 requiring them to remove propane, butane and other gases that occur in North Dakota crude to reduce the chance of tank cars catching fire. There were preliminary indications that some oil from the derailed cars got into Big Slough, but ...

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4 HOURS AGO - Associated Press

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Oil train derailment prompts evacuation in North Dakota town

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A train that derailed and caught fire early Wednesday in rural North Dakota was hauling crude from the state's oil patch, but it wasn't immediately known whether it had been treated under new state rules aimed at reducing the volatility of oil from the region.

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35 MINS AGO - Christian Science Monitor

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Supermax prison may not be so bad for Tsarnaev, prosecution says (+video)

Lawyers for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have made the argument that life in prison would be a punishment almost equally severe to execution. The prosecution has questioned that, however.

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45 MINS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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Oxfam America presses SEC on drafting disclosure regulations

BOSTON (AP) — The aid group Oxfam America is pressing federal officials to draft regulations aimed at requiring U.S.-listed oil, gas, and mining companies to publish what they pay to governments for access to natural resources in foreign countries. "The SEC continues to ignore the deadline set by Congress and has repeatedly pushed back its own timeline, even though it ...

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4 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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New York jury to return for 17th day of deliberations in 1979 missing boy murder trial

By Natasja Sheriff NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York jury ended its 16th day of deliberations on Wednesday with no verdict in the murder trial of a former deli worker who confessed to the 1979 killing of Etan Patz, a 6-year-old whose disappearance changed the way the United States responds to reports of missing children. The jury has been ...

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10 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Day 16 of jury deliberations in 1979 New York missing boy murder trial

By Natasja Sheriff NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York jury began its 16th day of deliberations on Wednesday in the murder trial of a former deli worker accused in the 1979 killing of Etan Patz, the 6-year-old boy whose disappearance changed the way the United States responds to reports of missing children. On Tuesday, the jury weighing kidnapping and ...

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54 MINS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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Activists ticketed for putting Snowden bust on NYC monument

[...] after the summonses made their names public record, they told The Associated Press they'd spent a year planning their unauthorized artistic statement, enlisted a sculptor to craft it and aimed to place Snowden's disclosures of government surveillance in the context of revolutionary values of liberty. Snowden is living in exile in Russia after divulging the confidential U.S. government collection ...

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5 HOURS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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Artists who put Ed Snowden bust on NYC monument are ticketed

NEW YORK (AP) — The mystery artists who put a bust of Edward Snowden on a Revolutionary War memorial have been ticketed but not criminally charged, and the city has given back their confiscated statue, their lawyer said Wednesday. Snowden is living in exile in Russia after divulging the secret U.S. government collection of phone records, among other intelligence gathering. ...

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5 HOURS AGO - Seattle Times

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U.S. warships no longer accompanying commercial ships in Gulf

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says that U.S. Navy warships are no longer accompanying American and British-flagged commercial vessels through the Strait of Hormuz at the mouth of the Persian Gulf. Army Col. Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman, says the order to accompany the vessels through the narrow strait along Iranian territorial waters expired Tuesday. […]

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7 HOURS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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US warships no longer accompanying commercial ships in Gulf

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says that U.S. Navy warships are no longer accompanying American and British-flagged commercial vessels through the Strait of Hormuz at the mouth of the Persian Gulf. Army Col. Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman, says the order to accompany the vessels through the narrow strait along Iranian territorial waters expired Tuesday.

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