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  • Leaking North Dakota oil well contained

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota oil regulators say a well that leaked oil, gas and brine for more than two days has been brought under control. Oil and Gas Division spokeswoman Alison Ritter says the XTO Energy Inc. well in McKenzie County was under control by 6:30 p.m. Saturday....

  • Search shifts after ambush suspect likely spotted

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Police shifted their search and a northeastern Pennsylvania school district tightened security Monday after the suspect in a deadly police ambush was believed to have been spotted near one of its campuses. A woman out for a walk Friday night saw a rifle-toting man with a mud-covered...

  • Casino resisting Donald Trump's bid to remove name

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A casino company that agreed to Donald Trump's demand to remove his name from its now-closed Trump Plaza is refusing to strip the name from its lone remaining casino, the struggling Trump Taj Mahal. The real estate mogul and his daughter Ivanka Trump are...

  • Turkey says it helps Kurdish fighters enter Syria

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Turkey said it was helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross into Syria to support their brethren fighting Islamic State militants in a key border town, although activists inside embattled Kobani said no forces had arrived by Monday evening, raising questions about...

  • Suspected Indiana serial killer charged in 1 death

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A man suspected in the deaths of seven women in northwestern Indiana has been charged in one of the slayings. The Lake County prosecutor's office on Monday charged 43-year-old Darren Vann of nearby Gary, Indiana, in the strangulation death of 19-year-old Afrikka...

  • Ex-Boston funeral director held on $50,000 bail

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — A former Boston funeral director charged with improperly storing bodies and stealing thousands of dollars in funeral pre-payments has been ordered held on $50,000 bail. Joseph O'Donnell pleaded not guilty in Suffolk Superior Court on Monday. He's charged with stealing...

  • Tillis to be only NC Senate candidate on TV debate

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — It appears Thom Tillis will get the spotlight to himself on a television show billed as a debate for North Carolina's U.S. Senate hopefuls. The Republican state House speaker will be the only candidate on an hour-long program Tuesday on Time Warner Cable systems...

  • Facebook sues law firms, claims fraud

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is suing several law firms that represented a man who claimed he owned half of the social network and was entitled to billions of dollars from the company and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The case was dismissed in April and the man, Paul Ceglia, is facing related...

  • Apple Pay Q&A: What you need to know

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple's mobile payment system, Apple Pay, made its debut Monday. Now you can flash your new iPhone in the checkout line to pay for food, clothing and other goods. There's no need to pull out your credit card. But don't leave your wallet or purse behind quite...

  • Swiss photographer Rene Burri dies at 81

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    GENEVA (AP) — Rene Burri, a Swiss photographer best known for his iconic black and white portraits of Communist revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara and painter Pablo Picasso, has died. He was 81. Magnum Photos, the agency of which he had been a long-time member, confirmed Burri died...

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