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‘Saltwater’ From Fracking Spill Much Different From Ocean Water

‘Saltwater’ From Fracking Spill Much Different From Ocean Water

By Lisa Song, InsideClimate News In early July, a million gallons of salty drilling waste spilled from a pipeline onto a steep hillside in western North Dakota's Fort Berthold Res ...

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Bill Clinton: Perpetrators Of MH17 Crash Sought A Divided World

Bill Clinton: Perpetrators Of MH17 Crash Sought A Divided World

Melbourne (AFP) - Former U.S. president Bill Clinton called Wednesday for strength in responding to the loss of flight MH17, declaring those who had downed the plane -- and provid ...

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U.S.-Bound Migrants ‘Face Abuses In Mexico’

U.S.-Bound Migrants ‘Face Abuses In Mexico’

Mexico City (AFP) - Human rights groups on Tuesday said that U.S.-bound migrants passing through Mexico routinely face abuses, discrimination and even torture. With the United Sta ...

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Kerry Pushes Truce As Gaza Conflict Hits Israel Air Traffic

Kerry Pushes Truce As Gaza Conflict Hits Israel Air Traffic

Jerusalem (AFP) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry took his truce mission to Israel Wednesday as the conflict in Gaza entered its 16th day and world airlines suspended flights o ...

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Federal Monitor Ordered For Newark Police For Civil Rights Violations

Federal Monitor Ordered For Newark Police For Civil Rights Violations

By Tina Susman and James Queally, Los Angeles Times NEWARK, N.J. -- New Jersey's largest police department will be placed under federal oversight for repeatedly violating resident ...

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Curt Gentry, Co-Author Of Bestseller On Manson Murders, Dies At 83

Curt Gentry, Co-Author Of Bestseller On Manson Murders, Dies At 83

By Elaine Woo, Los Angeles Times Curt Gentry, a California historian who wrote or co-wrote more than a dozen books, including a bestselling biography of J. Edgar Hoover and the tr ...

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Karl Albrecht, German Billionaire Who Built Aldi Food Empire, Dies At 94

Karl Albrecht, German Billionaire Who Built Aldi Food Empire, Dies At 94

By Steve Chawkins, Los Angeles Times Karl Albrecht, a reclusive German billionaire who with his younger brother Theo turned his mother's corner store into a worldwide grocery empi ...

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U.S. Existing-Home Sales Leap To Eight-Month High

U.S. Existing-Home Sales Leap To Eight-Month High

Washington (AFP) -- Sales of existing U.S. homes in June hit the highest level in eight months as home price gains slowed to "more welcoming levels," the National Association of R ...

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Top Airlines Cancel Israel Flights After Gaza Rocket Strike

Top Airlines Cancel Israel Flights After Gaza Rocket Strike

Washington (AFP) -- Major US, European and Canadian airlines cancelled flights to and from Israel on Tuesday after a rocket fired from Gaza struck near its main international airp ...

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Two Appellate Courts Differ On Key Tax Plank In Health Care Law

Two Appellate Courts Differ On Key Tax Plank In Health Care Law

By Michael Doyle and Tony Pugh, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Two appeals courts on Tuesday split over the Affordable Care Act, reaching different conclusions about wh ...

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