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    Coast Guard investigates unknown sheen in Lake Ontario

    SCRIBA, N.Y. (AP) The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating an unknown sheen in Lake Ontario.Officials responded Sunday to a report of a sheen in Lake Ontario near the Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Scriba, New York, about 40 miles north of...

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    Train hits van in Colorado killing 5, including 3 children

    LAS ANIMAS COUNTY, Colo. (AP) Authorities are investigating after an Amtrak train collided with a van killing five people, including three children, in Colorado on Sunday morning.The Colorado State Patrol released a statement saying a 2005...

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    Stocks, pound futures fall as markets await Brexit fallout

    NEW YORK (AP) Stocks fell in the Middle East, British pound futures fell versus the dollar, and U.S. shares appeared headed for a slightly lower opening on the first full day of trading since global markets plunged after Britain's vote to exit...

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    USS Constitution Museum to celebrate 40th anniversary

    BOSTON (AP) The USS Constitution Museum is planning to celebrate its 40th anniversary, just in time for the Fourth of July holiday.The celebration, called "A 40 Year Journey," is scheduled for Thursday in the Navy Yard of Boston's Charlestown...

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    Opponents of proposed coal project demand investigation

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Several environmental groups are calling for a federal investigation into Utah's plans to invest $53 million in a proposed expansion of a California port to export coal to Asia.The funds from federal mineral royalties are...

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    UK divorce terms with Europe will determine impact on soccer

    Britain's vote to leave the European Union could mean profound changes for the country's most successful sporting export if continental players can no longer easily join Premier League clubs.Since English soccer reinvented itself in the 1990s and...

    By Rob Harris, AP Global Soccer Writer|

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    Coal terminal plan pits jobs against environmental concerns

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The promise of good, blue-collar jobs in a depressed area is running headlong into environmental sensitivities as officials in Northern California consider a plan to build a marine terminal that would serve as a gateway for...

    By Janie Har, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    'Dory' overwhelms 'Independence Day,' 'Shallows' surprises

    NEW YORK (AP) The "Finding Dory" tidal wave overwhelmed the sputtering sequel "Independence Day: Resurgence," as the alien-invasion redux was drowned out by the popular Pixar release in North American theaters.In its second week, "Finding Dory"...

    By Jake Coyle, AP Film Writer|

  • Business

    Minneapolis area nurses back to work following strike

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Thousands of nurses returned to work Sunday at five Allina Health hospitals in the Minneapolis area following a seven-day strike mainly over the cost of their health insurance.The Minnesota Nurses Association and its 4,800...

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    Items owned by gangster 'Whitey' Bulger fetch $100K at sale

    BOSTON (AP) A rat-shaped pencil holder and a sterling silver "psycho killer" skull ring were among the belongings of gangster James "Whitey" Bulger that pulled in more than $100,000 at a court-ordered auction to raise money for his...

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