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  • Federal court finds protesters in contempt for ignoring order to halt anti-whaling campaign

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal court finds protesters in contempt for ignoring order to halt anti-whaling campaign.

  • Ohio enacts law shielding execution drug sources

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) has signed a bill into law shielding the names of companies that provide the state with lethal injection drugs. Supporters say such confidentiality is necessary to obtain supplies of the drugs, and the measure is needed to restart...

  • 1st drone in Nevada test program crashes in demo

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) — An aerial drone testing program got off to a bumpy start Friday in Nevada, when the first unmanned aircraft authorized to fly without direct Federal Aviation Administration supervision crashed during a ceremony at a remote site. "This is still a great day for...

  • Recalls this week: Bean bag chairs, toy monkeys

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    Bean bag chairs that can trap kids are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include a toy monkey that sings and stress balls. Here's a more detailed look: BEAN BAG CHAIRS DETAILS: Bean bag chairs sold at Burlington Coat Factory, Kroger, Meijer and other retail stores...

  • PacifiCorp Energy pleads guilty in bird deaths

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wind farm operator PacifiCorp Energy will pay $2.5 million in fines after pleading guilty Friday to charges related to the deaths of protected birds in Wyoming. The subsidiary of Portland, Oregon-based PacifiCorp pleaded guilty in federal court in Wyoming to two...

  • Obama imposes sanctions on Crimea, echoes EU

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama banned new investments in Crimea on Friday, slapping sanctions on the peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine earlier this year. Obama signed an executive order Friday that imposes economic restrictions similar to sanctions imposed by the...

  • Juno Therapeutics' stock surges in market debut

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of cancer treatment company Juno Therapeutics Inc. jumped 46 percent in their stock market debut Friday. Juno genetically engineers a patient's own white blood cells to find and kill cancer cells in the body. In its clinical trials, the company said the...

  • Man pleads guilty in airplane groping case

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A California man accused of groping and sexually propositioning a teenage girl on a flight from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Friday. Hans Loudermilk, 66, of Oceanside, California acknowledged touching the 15-year-old's chin and...

  • How the Dow Jones industrial average did Friday

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    Oil and gas companies led the stock market up Friday, helping the Standard & Poor's 500 index notch its second-best week this year. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 26.65 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,804.80. The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 9.42 points, or 0.5 percent, to...

  • NLRB alleges that McDonald's Corp. violates worker rights

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board on Friday designated McDonald's Corp. as a "joint-employer" with franchisees at nearly 14,000 U.S. restaurants, delivering a big win to unions. The board's general counsel's office ruled that the company violated the rights of...

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