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Dozens treated after chemical accident in northeastern Kansas


ATCHISON, Kansas Dozens of people were treated for respiratory problems after a chemical spill at an MGP Ingredients Inc facility on Friday generated a chemical cloud over the northeastern Kansas city of Atchison before authorities declared the threat over.

New Jersey Governor Christie told of 'Bridgegate' closures month before: defendant

NEWARK, N.J. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was told about the lane closures that led to the "Bridgegate" scandal a month before they occurred, a former aide testified on Friday, contradicting Christie's statements that he only learned about them afterward.

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Cyber attacks disrupt PayPal, Twitter, other sites

Cyber attacks targeting a little known internet infrastructure company, Dyn, disrupted access to dozens of websites on Friday, preventing some users from accessing PayPal, Twitter and Spotify.

Tech, Twitter 4:13pm EDT

Student in debunked Rolling Stone rape story got tattoo to mark attack

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. The University of Virginia student who fabricated a gang rape story published in Rolling Stone got a tattoo to commemorate the supposed assault and her ability to overcome it, the story's reporter testified on Friday.

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg to make opera debut

WASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will make her opera debut next month in Donizetti's "Daughter of the Regiment" at Washington's Kennedy Center, the opera company said on Friday.

Entertainment 3:55pm EDT

New York governor approves new regulations on Airbnb

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo approved legislation on Friday that would place new regulations on online home rental companies like Airbnb.

Tech 3:27pm EDT

U.S. man to plead guilty in billion-dollar pyramid scheme: prosecutor

BOSTON A Massachusetts man has agreed to plead guilty to running a pyramid scheme that defrauded victims, including many Brazilian-Americans, of more than $1 billion, federal prosecutors in Boston said on Friday.

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Student's leg amputated after teacher slammed him to floor: lawyer

A 13-year-old boy's lower right leg was amputated after a teacher at a Columbus, Georgia, school slammed him to the floor three times, an attorney for the boy’s family said on Friday.

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Trump seeks to bar personal conduct claims from Trump University trial

SAN FRANCISCO Donald Trump's attorneys asked a U.S. judge to bar accusations about his personal conduct that have arisen during the presidential election campaign, which would include allegations of sexual misconduct, from the upcoming civil trial over Trump University.

Election 2016, Politics, 1:37pm EDT

Ex-SAP executive, two others indicted in U.S. for insider trading

A former SAP SE executive and two Indiana car wash owners have been indicted on charges that they engaged in an insider trading scheme that resulted in hundreds of thousands of dollars in profits.

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