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Senate legislation would block EPA clean water rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Tuesday threatened to veto a Senate bill that would block new federal rules to protect smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands from pollution and development.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 November 2015

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Woman faces dilemma in sending terminally ill son to school

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama teen with a terminal heart condition has not returned to school after a spate of hospitalizations because of what his mother says is a dispute with school officials about how he might die.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 November 2015

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US detects heat around doomed Russian jet just before crash

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — U.S. satellite imagery detected heat around a Russian passenger jet just before it went down in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, two U.S. officials said Tuesday. But the discovery doesn't resolve the mystery of why the plane crashed, killing all 224 aboard.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 November 2015

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Germany's VW: new C02 problems with 800,000 vehicles

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Volkswagen, already reeling from news that it had cheated on U.S. tests for nitrogen oxide emissions, said Tuesday that an internal investigation had revealed "unexplained inconsistencies" in the carbon dioxide emissions from 800,000 vehicles that could cost the company another 2 billion euros ($2.2 billion).

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 November 2015

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Dog missing from Texas since May floods found in California

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — The owners of a pit bull who disappeared during flooding in Texas in May are puzzled as to how the animal ended up more than 2,000 miles away in northern California.

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Gov't fines Takata $70 million in air bag recall case

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto safety regulators fined Takata Corp. of Japan $70 million for lapses in the way it handled recalls of millions of explosion-prone air bags that are responsible for eight deaths and more than 100 injuries worldwide.

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Vatican scandal heats up with revelations of greed, intrigue

Two new books are deepening a Vatican scandal with tales of mismanagement and greed, such as sainthood causes that can cost up to a half-million dollars and a monsignor who allegedly breaking down the wall of his next-door neighbor — a sick, elderly priest — to expand his already palatial apartment.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 November 2015

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HBO signs Jon Stewart to exclusive 4-year production pact

NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh from "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart has signed on with HBO in an exclusive four-year production pact.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 November 2015

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