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Nov 04 2016

Juror says prosecutors failed to prove case in Oregon occupation - report

The jury that acquitted anti-government militant leader Ammon Bundy and six others of conspiracy charges stemming from their role in an armed takeover of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon said prosecutors failed to prove their case, the Oregonian reported, citing emails from one of the jurors.

Jun 23 2016

EPA says filtered Flint, Michigan drinking water safe to drink

DETROIT Federal officials said on Thursday it is safe for anyone to drink properly filtered water in Flint, Michigan, where a public health crisis erupted after residents were exposed to dangerously high levels of lead.

Jun 22 2016

Michigan attorney general sues France's Veolia in Flint water crisis

DETROIT The Michigan attorney general on Wednesday sued French water company Veolia and a Texas firm for "botching" their roles in the city of Flint's drinking water crisis that exposed residents to dangerously high lead levels.

Jun 22 2016

Michigan attorney general sues two companies in Flint water crisis

The Michigan attorney general said on Wednesday his office has sued two engineering services companies for "botching" their roles in the city of Flint's drinking water crisis that exposed residents to dangerously high lead levels.

Jun 16 2016

Family of U.S. student killed in Paris attacks sues social media companies

The family of a California design student killed in November's attacks in Paris sued Twitter Inc, Google and Facebook Inc, claiming the social media companies provide "material support" to the militant group Islamic State.

May 27 2016

Edible bug industry hopes crickets and kin are the next sushi

DETROIT Just like raw tuna is a favorite of foodies everywhere, Robert Nathan Allen foresees a day when crickets will make their way onto consumers' plates.

May 18 2016

NAACP sues Michigan, governor over Flint's lead-contaminated water

DETROIT The NAACP has filed a federal lawsuit against Michigan and its governor on behalf of the residents and businesses in Flint, where high levels of lead in the drinking water has created a health crisis.

May 17 2016

Chicago police officer involved in fatal 2012 shooting resigns

The Chicago police officer who killed a 22-year-old black woman in an off-duty shooting in 2012 resigned on Tuesday, two days before a hearing was set to begin on whether he should be fired over the incident, officials said.

May 07 2016

A year after American Pharoah, U.S. horse racing faces uneasy future

A year after American Pharoah became the first horse since 1978 to win the Triple Crown, U.S. thoroughbred racing officials have struggled to build on that excitement or agree on whether the sport needs a commissioner to rein in its disparate players.

Apr 19 2016

Ohio man accused of plotting gov't attack can stand trial -judge

A federal judge on Tuesday finalized a ruling that an Ohio man accused of plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol with guns and bombs was competent to stand trial.

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