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House approves bill seeking to upend EPA pesticide rule

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 5:41pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 6:15pm

WASHINGTON — The House on Wednesday passed a Republican-backed measure reversing an Environmental Protection Agency requirement that those spraying pesticides on or near rivers...

The Latest: US lawmaker says UK bomb showed 'sophistication'

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 5:07pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 5:30pm

LONDON — The Latest on the bombing at a pop concert in Manchester that left 22 people dead (all times local):

11:55 p.m.

A U.S. congressman says the bomb used in...

The Latest: US lawmaker says UK bomb showed 'sophistication'

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 5:07pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 5:30pm

LONDON — The Latest on the bombing at a pop concert in Manchester that left 22 people dead (all times local):

11:55 p.m.

A U.S. congressman says the bomb used in...

Pekka Rinne has Nashville in 1st Final with smothering run

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 5:05pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 5:30pm

NASHVILLE — Knocking the smile off Pekka Rinne's face right now is nearly impossible.

The longest-tenured player with the Nashville Predators, the 34-year-old goaltender...

Man United beats Ajax 2-0, wins Europa League

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 5:04pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 5:30pm

STOCKHOLM — A guttural roar of "Manchester, Manchester" thundered around the Friends Arena at the full-time whistle.

Purely in soccer terms, Manchester United's 2-0 win...

Biden tells grads to take up 'dirty business of politics'

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 4:41pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 5:15pm

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Former Vice-President Joe Biden told Harvard University's seniors that it's their turn to take up the "dirty business of politics" and tackle the world's...

Bear trying to get doughnuts tears off Colorado car bumper

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 4:27pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 5:00pm

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. — A bear with a sweet tooth ripped off the bumper of a car used to deliver doughnuts in Colorado then tried to claw its way through the trunk to get...

South Dakota girl with cancer prevented from graduating

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 4:26pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 5:00pm

RAPID CITY, S.D. — A western South Dakota high school won't allow a student who has brain cancer to walk during its graduation ceremony because she is a few credits short of...

Ohio officer's attorneys seek dismissal of case

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 4:26pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 5:15pm

CINCINNATI — Attorneys for a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist Wednesday asked an Ohio judge to dismiss the charges on the eve of his murder...

South Dakota jury finds consultant not guilty in pot case

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 4:26pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 5:00pm

FLANDREAU, S.D. — A South Dakota jury on Wednesday cleared a consultant of drug charges after he helped an American Indian tribe grow marijuana for a pot resort that the tribe...

Mentally ill languish in Texas jails despite funding hike

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 4:25pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 5:00pm

AUSTIN, Texas — Though a judge deemed her mentally unfit to stand trial fourteen months ago, Jennifer Lampkin is still sitting in an Austin jail cell because there are no free...

Father and brother of alleged bomber detained in Libya

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 4:25pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 5:00pm

CAIRO — The father and younger brother of the suspect in the Manchester concert bombing have been detained in Libya, where anti-terror authorities said the brother confessed to...

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