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Fire Rages At Wyoming Natural Gas Plant; Town’s Evacuation Lifted

Fire Rages At Wyoming Natural Gas Plant; Town’s Evacuation Lifted

By Paresh Dave, Los Angeles Times Soaring flames kept a major natural gas plant in southwestern Wyoming closed Thursday, affecting fuel supplies across the West. The fire followed ...

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Jewish Centers Murder Suspect Was Once Caught With Black Male Prostitute, Former Prosecutor Says

Jewish Centers Murder Suspect Was Once Caught With Black Male Prostitute, Former Prosecutor Says

By Judy L. Thomas, The Kansas City Star KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police in Raleigh, N.C., wrote an incident report after finding F. Glenn Miller Jr. in the car, said Douglas McCullough, ...

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Adrianne Wadewitz, Scholar Who Helped Diversify Wikipedia, Dies At 37

Adrianne Wadewitz, Scholar Who Helped Diversify Wikipedia, Dies At 37

By Elaine Woo, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — When Adrianne Wadewitz became a Wikipedia contributor 10 years ago she decided to use a pseudonym, certain that fellow scholars at I ...

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Fresno ranks No. 1 on California pollution list

Fresno ranks No. 1 on California pollution list

By Diana Marcum, Los Angeles Times FRESNO, Calif. — California’s new effort to map the areas most at risk from pollution features hot spots up and down California. But nowhere are ...

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Holder Cancels Speech In Oklahoma City Amid Conservative Protests

Holder Cancels Speech In Oklahoma City Amid Conservative Protests

By Timothy M. Phelps, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Eric H. Holder Jr. is a traveling attorney general, with a penchant for trips around the country and the world to give ...

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Proposed U.S. Rules Leave Open Internet Fast Lanes

Proposed U.S. Rules Leave Open Internet Fast Lanes

San Francisco (AFP) - Internet fast lanes that defy the ideal of "net neutrality" would be allowed under rules proposed by U.S. regulators eager to keep broadband service provider ...

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Abducted U.S. Journalist Freed In East Ukraine, He Tells AFP

Abducted U.S. Journalist Freed In East Ukraine, He Tells AFP

Kiev (AFP) - A U.S. journalist abducted and held by pro-Kremlin rebels in east Ukraine this week told AFP he was freed Thursday. Simon Ostrovsky, who works for the online outlet V ...

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Obama In Tokyo Backs Japan In China Island Row

Obama In Tokyo Backs Japan In China Island Row

Tokyo (AFP) - U.S. President Barack Obama vowed Thursday to defend Japan if China attacks over a tense territorial dispute, but also urged Beijing to step in to thwart North Korea ...

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‘Our Hearts Are Broken,’ Friend Says Of Chicago Doctor Shot In Afghanistan

‘Our Hearts Are Broken,’ Friend Says Of Chicago Doctor Shot In Afghanistan

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times For 16 years, Dr. Jerry Umanos worked as a pediatrician at a Christian health center in Chicago, then decided in 2005 to travel to Afghanistan ...

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Cliven Bundy’s ‘Better Off As Slaves’ Remark About Blacks Draws Fire

Cliven Bundy’s ‘Better Off As Slaves’ Remark About Blacks Draws Fire

By John M. Glionna, Los Angeles Times LAS VEGAS — Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy’s battle against the federal government over land rights took an unexpected detour after a newspaper ...

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