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Keystone pipeline restarts 2 weeks after North Dakota leak

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Canadian crude oil is once again moving through a pipeline nearly two weeks after the line leaked an estimated 383,000 gallons (1.4 million liters) of oil in North Dakota. Calgary, Alberta-based TC Energy, formerly known as TransCanada, said in a statement that the ...

Members of community attacked in Mexico doubt that they’ll ever return

PHOENIX (AP) — A Utah man who helped get his mother and other family members safely out of northern Mexico after nine people were killed in an apparent ambush said Sunday that most fled to Arizona with whatever they could fit in their cars and trucks and they'll likely never return. More ...

In memoir, Haley alleges disloyalty among some on Trump team

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's former U.N. ambassador, Nikki Haley , alleges in her upcoming memoir that two administration officials who were ultimately pushed out by Trump once tried to get her to join them in opposing some of his policies. In "With All Due Respect," Haley said ...

NRA turmoil creates rift among some big donors

By Lisa Marie Pane The Associated Press Joe Olson was once such a passionate supporter of the National Rifle Association that he pledged to bequeath several million dollars from his estate to the gun organization upon his death. But the steady drip of investigations and misspending ...

Tech companies rush to fight misinformation ahead of UK vote

By David Klepper Klepper and Danica Kirka The Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Facebook is opening up a war room to quickly respond to election hoaxes. Twitter is banning political ads. Google plans to crack down on bogus videos on YouTube. Social media platforms say they are mounting a ...

Mayfield, Browns stop slide, beat Bills 19-16

By Tom Withers The Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — When Buffalo's game-tying field-goal try with 22 seconds left failed to clear the uprights, the Browns spilled onto the field and celebrated almost from goal line to goal line. They jumped. They hugged. They exhaled. Their season ...

Watergate redux? Trump impeachment inquiry heads for live TV

By David Crary AP National Writer Back in 1973, tens of millions of Americans tuned in to what Variety called "the hottest daytime soap opera" — the Senate Watergate hearings that eventually led to President Richard Nixon's resignation. It was a communal experience, and by some ...

AP: Thousands in U.S. face life-threatening floods from aging dams

By David A. Lieb, Michael Casey and Michelle Minkoff The Associated Press On a cold morning last March, Kenny Angel got a frantic knock on his door. Two workers from a utility company in northern Nebraska had come with a stark warning: Get out of your house. Just a little over a ...

Review: ‘Last Christmas’ isn’t the rom-com cliche it appears

Paul Feig's "Last Christmas" looks every bit like your standard holiday romantic-comedy, but it has some surprises under its gauzy wrapping. Kate (Emilia Clarke) works in a year-round Christmas ornament shop in London where she must dress daily in a green elf costume. A repeatedly ...

Review: It’s a ‘Marriage Story,’ but about divorce

By Lindsey Bahr AP Film Writer Noah Baumbach is a keen observer of life's banalities. His films revel in the strange and wonderful and awkward things people say and do in the course of the day. But his real magic is turning ordinariness into cinema. He can take that feeling of ...

Review: ‘Midway’ turns the WW II battle into a cartoon

By Mark Kennedy AP Entertainment Writer The first thing director Roland Emmerich should do after his latest movie "Midway" hits theaters is apologize. Apologize to the visual effects crew, the stuntmen, the carpenters, the costumers and artists. He has squandered their considerable visual ...

Mexico farm town prepares funerals after 9 Americans slain

By Peter Orsi The Associated Press LA MORA, Mexico (AP) — With Mexican soldiers guarding the entrance to town, hundreds of people converged on this remote farming community for the first funerals Thursday for the nine American women and children killed by drug cartel gunmen. Dozens of ...

Chicago’s top cop retiring after turbulent 3-plus years

By Don Babwin The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson will announce on Thursday that he will retire after more than three years as the city's top cop, a post he took over during one of the most violent chapters in the city's history and amid ...

Bevin seeks vote recanvass while Beshear starts transition

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin said next week's recanvass of the vote count in Kentucky's gubernatorial election won't be his last move in challenging the results, which showed him more than 5,000 votes behind Democrat Andy Beshear. Beshear, meanwhile, said he's confident ...

Judge rejects Trump moral-objection rule for health care

By Larry Neumeister The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a new rule, not yet in effect, that allowed health care providers to refuse participation in abortions and other services on moral or religious grounds. U.S. District Judge Paul A. ...

States say they’ll keep lawsuits against Purdue on hold

By Geoff Mulvihill The Associated Press State attorneys general with pending lawsuits against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners will ask a federal bankruptcy judge Wednesday to give them more time to continue negotiating. A temporary freeze on their lawsuits expires this week, ...

Group says misinformation is on the rise on Facebook

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An advocacy group tracking misinformation says it has found an increase in fake political news shared on Facebook ahead of the 2020 presidential elections. The group, Avaaz, said Wednesday that misinformation is still being spread on Facebook despite measures the ...

Drug cartel gunmen kill 9 US citizens in an ambush in Mexico

By Mark Stevenson The Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — Drug cartel gunmen ambushed three SUVs along a dirt road, slaughtering six children and three women — all U.S. citizens living in northern Mexico — in a grisly attack that left one vehicle a burned-out, bullet-riddled hulk, ...

Impeachment probe: Diplomat says he knew why US aid withheld

By Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker and Lisa Mascaro The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In a striking reversal, a top diplomat revised his testimony in the House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump to acknowledge he understood that U.S. aid to Ukraine was being withheld ...

AP-NORC poll: Interest in campaign growing, as is anxiety

By Emily Swanson and Hannah Fingerhut The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A year out from the 2020 general election, there already is significant interest in the presidential campaign. But a poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research also finds a growing ...