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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) " Activists who have been protesting the nearly 1,200-mile Dakota Access oil pipeline for months ratcheted up the pressure this week by moving onto private land owned by the pipeline developer. Here's a guide to the latest developments and key background about the protest: ___ THE ORIGINS Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners got federal permits for the $3.8 billion pipeline in July, about two years after it was announced. The project is projected to...

Updated at 4:05 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) " The Oklahoma County sheriff says Michael Vance, the man wanted since Sunday in a string of violent crimes including two homicides, had a hit list targeting several more people. Sheriff John Whetsel told The Oklahoman...

Updated at 3:44 AM

BOSTON (AP) " The man who acknowledges he attacked the computer network at world-renowned Boston children's hospital two years ago, costing it hundreds of thousands of dollars, is unapologetic and now waging a hunger strike in prison as he awaits...

Updated at 3:42 AM

CLEVELAND (AP) " Corey Kluber got the Cleveland Indians off to a striking start and Roberto Perez put away Chicago in the Cubs' first World Series game since 1945. Kluber dominated into the seventh inning, Perez homered twice and the...

Updated at 3:27 AM

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) " A third African country, Gambia, says it will leave the International Criminal Court as fears grow of a mass pullout from the body that pursues some of the world's worst atrocities. Gambia announced the decision on...

Updated at 3:25 AM

Now even Justin Timberlake has been forced to deal with the question of whether a ballot selfie is legal. Timberlake flew from California to Tennessee to vote early this week, but his posting of an image of himself at the voting booth on...

Updated at 3:22 AM

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) " Venezuela's standoff deepened after congress voted to open a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro for breaking the constitutional order and opposition leaders called for mass protests on Wednesday to drive...

Updated at 2:21 AM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) " National Hockey League representatives are in South Korea to inspect Olympic facilities as the league mulls a decision on whether to let its players appear for a sixth consecutive Olympics in...

Updated at 2:10 AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) " A 16-year-old boy was shot twice and critically wounded by another teenager Tuesday afternoon when the two got into argument outside a middle school in a Salt Lake City suburb, authorities said. Police arrested a...

Updated at 11:32 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " Google's parent company is halting operations and laying off staff in a number of cities where it once hoped to bring high-speed internet access by installing new fiber-optic networks. The company also announced that...

Updated at 11:24 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " The treads on half the tires of a tour bus that slammed into a tractor-trailer on a desert freeway, killing 13 people, were worn down to an unsafe level, a federal investigator said Tuesday as authorities worked to determine...

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