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    Boston Globe probes text allegation against top editor

    BOSTON (AP) Boston Globe executives are investigating an allegation the newspaper's top editor had an inappropriate text message exchange with a former employee.Hilary Sargent, a former editor for Boston.com, tweeted a screenshot of an undated...

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    Emergency rule prohibits most anchoring in Michigan waterway

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan's governor has approved an emergency rule prohibiting most vessels from dropping anchor in a waterway where oil, electric and other infrastructure cables rest.Gov. Rick Snyder says Thursday that the move prevents...

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  • Business

    San Francisco brewery ordered to stop making weed beer

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) U.S. officials have ordered a San Francisco brewery to stop producing beers containing cannabidiol, the hemp-derived compound known as CBD.The U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau is allowing Black Hammer Brewing to...

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  • Business

    Illegal sewage dumping draws prison term for company owner

    SAN DIEGO (AP) The owner of a Southern California portable toilets business has been sentenced to prison for illegally dumping waste to avoid fees.The San Diego Union-Tribune says a federal judge on Wednesday sentenced Diamond Environmental...

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    NBA defends quest for 'integrity fee' payment in sports bets

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) The NBA is defending its quest to receive part of the money that states or gambling companies take in as part of legal sports betting.On Wednesday, New Jersey's state Senate president called on all 50 states to reject...

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    Feds: Uber self-driving SUV saw pedestrian but didn't brake

    DETROIT (AP) Federal investigators say the autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before hitting her, but didn't stop because emergency braking was disabled.In a preliminary...

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    Autonomous Uber spotted pedestrian 6 seconds before fatal strike; didn't stop because emergency braking was disabled

    DETROIT (AP) Autonomous Uber spotted pedestrian 6 seconds before fatal strike; didn't stop because emergency braking was disabled.

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  • Business

    Boston-bound flight hits bird, returns safely to Buffalo

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) A JetBlue flight out of Buffalo struck a bird shortly after takeoff and returned safely to the airport.JetBlue says Flight 2216 bound for Boston struck a bird shortly after 6 a.m. Thursday. The plane had been in the air for...

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  • Entertainment

    Lawyer who helped prosecute Cosby joining Philadelphia firm

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) A lawyer who was part of the team that prosecuted Bill Cosby is taking a job with a Philadelphia-based law firm.But Stewart Ryan will continue to serve as a special prosecutor with the Montgomery County District Attorney's...

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  • Business

    Mountain Valley pipeline protester comes down after 57 days

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) After 57 days and a food blockade orchestrated by law enforcement, the Mountain Valley Pipeline protester known as Nutty has descended from her perch atop a pole in Virginia.The Roanoke Times reports Nutty left the platform...

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