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Oregon militants acquitted of conspiracy in wildlife refuge seizure

PORTLAND, Ore. A federal court jury delivered a surprise verdict on Thursday acquitting anti-government militant leader Ammon Bundy and six followers of conspiracy charges stemming from their role in the armed takeover of a wildlife center in Oregon earlier this year.

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EU privacy watchdogs warn WhatsApp on privacy policy, Yahoo on breach

BRUSSELS European privacy watchdogs said on Friday they had sent letters to WhatsApp over its sharing of information with parent company Facebook and Yahoo over a 2014 data breach and its scanning of customer emails for U.S. intelligence purposes.

Police arrest 141 in crackdown on North Dakota pipeline protesters

Police arrested 141 Native Americans and other protesters in North Dakota in a tense standoff that spilled into Friday morning between law enforcement and demonstrators seeking to halt construction of a disputed oil pipeline. | Video

Environment, U.S. 5:57am EDT

Northern Ireland court rejects Brexit challenge

BELFAST Northern Ireland's High Court on Friday ruled that the law of the province did not restrict the British prime minister's ability to trigger an exit from the European Union, and that the consent of the regional parliament was not required.

World, Ireland 6:36am EDT

France, Britain bicker over child migrants stuck in Calais

PARIS Five days into a French operation to clear the Calais "Jungle" France has lashed out at apparent British criticism of the way children are being treated while thousands of migrants are resettled across France and the camp is destroyed.

World, France 4:12am EDT

Exclusive: EpiPen price hikes add millions to Pentagon costs

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON Mylan NV's price hikes on EpiPens have added millions to U.S. Department of Defense spending since 2008 as the agency covered more prescriptions for the lifesaving allergy shot at near retail prices, government data provided to Reuters shows.

Health, U.S. 1:27am EDT

Trump attacks Clinton on trade, says he should be handed victory

TOLEDO, Ohio; WINSTON SALEM, N.C. U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump criticized Democrat Hillary Clinton on Thursday over her trade policies, saying she would handle trade deals so badly that the country should "just cancel the election" and name him the victor. | Video