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    By Greg Beacham, AP Sports Writer|

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    Protesters in contempt of court for anti-whaling campaign

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Radical environmentalists who threw acid and smoke bombs at Japanese whalers were found in contempt of court for continuing their relentless campaign to disrupt the annual whale hunt off the waters of Antarctica.The 9th U.S....

    By Paul Elias, Associated Press|

  • Nation and World

    A look at large coal ash spills in the US

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  • Nation and World

    EPA coal ash standards a setback for environmental groups

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    APNewsBreak: Dodgers end Yanks' payroll streak, owe most tax

    NEW YORK (AP) The Los Angeles Dodgers have ended the New York Yankees' 15-year streak as Major League Baseball's biggest spenders and owe more than $26.6 million in luxury tax.The Dodgers finished with a record payroll of $257,283,410,...

    By Ronald Blum, AP Sports Writer|

  • Arts and entertainment

    Protesters in contempt of court for anti-whaling campaign

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Radical environmentalists who threw acid and smoke bombs at Japanese whalers were found in contempt of court Friday for continuing their relentless campaign to disrupt the annual whale hunt off the waters of Antarctica.The...

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  • General news

    Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

    WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time that we...

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  • Business

    Bay Area holiday travel season should be one for the record books

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  • Nation and World

    Iron Mountain reaches $44.5M settlement with US

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Information storage and management company Iron Mountain agreed to pay $44.5 million to settle allegations that the company overcharged federal agencies for record storage services, authorities announced Friday.U.S....

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