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  • Bolivia fires hundreds of protesting soldiers

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia's military leaders on Thursday ordered the dismissal for sedition of 702 low-ranking soldiers who had been protesting for equal treatment in the country's armed forces. The army, navy and air force said in a statement that they have ordered the...

  • Northwestern players to cast historic union vote

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    EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern University's football players will cast ballots Friday on whether to form the nation's first union for college athletes — a potentially landmark vote that will be kept sealed for months and possibly years. The National Labor Relations Board said...

  • Major oil and gas firm to list fracking chemicals

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    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A major supplier to the oil and gas industry says it will begin disclosing 100 percent of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing fluid, with no exemptions for trade secrets. The move by Baker Hughes of Houston is a shift for a major firm; it's unclear if others...

  • States seek delay in protecting long-eared bat

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A federal plan to protect one of the bat species that are dying by the millions from a fast-moving disease could also create casualties in the forest products industry, say officials in four Midwestern states that are seeking a delay. The heads of natural...

  • Man charged with giving girlfriend HIV

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    CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man is charged with criminal transmission of HIV for allegedly failing to tell his ex-girlfriend he had the disease and giving her the virus. The Chicago Sun-Times reports (http://bit.ly/1lL9dFH) 31-year-old Johanson Little was ordered held Thursday in lieu...

  • Discovery to air Everest documentary on May 4

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    NEW YORK (AP) — Discovery Channel has announced May 4 as the airdate for a documentary on last week's Mount Everest avalanche that killed more than a dozen mountain guides. The 90-minute special, "Everest Avalanche Tragedy," will air at 9 p.m. Eastern time. Several of the Sherpas...

  • Bolsinger earns 1st MLB win, Diamondbacks top Cubs

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Pitching only 8 miles from where he grew up, Mike Bolsinger had more nerves than usual when he stepped on the mound at Wrigley Field against the Chicago Cubs. In front of about 20 family and friends, some of whom he hadn't seen in a long time after his family moved...

  • Bedard labors through loss for Rays

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Left-hander Erik Bedard struggled to get through four innings of Thursday's 9-7 loss to the Minnesota Twins, demonstrating the recent woes of the Tampa Bay Rays. "We just didn't pitch up to our standards today and that's why we lost that game," said...

  • Keystone XL pipeline part of larger Senate fight

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Alison Lundergan Grimes is the latest Democratic Senate candidate to call for building the Keystone XL oil pipeline, but the Kentucky secretary of state's move doesn't seem to have cost her support among environmental groups who want to unseat Senate Republican...

  • Bill to promote Fla. as medical destination passes

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Senate has passed a bill that would market the state as a destination for medical procedures to national and international audiences. The measure (SB 1150) passes with a 38 to 0 vote Thursday. It would allow the spending of $3.5 million in state...

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