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Saudi Arabia: Drone attacks knocked out half its oil supply

Saudi Arabia: Drone attacks knocked out half its oil supply

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Yemen's Houthi rebels launched drone attacks on the world's largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field Saturday, sparking huge fires and halting about half of the supplies from the world's larg
White House says bin Laden son killed in US operation

White House says bin Laden son killed in US operation

WASHINGTON — The White House announced Saturday that Hamza bin Laden , the son of the late al-Qaida leader who had become an increasingly prominent figure in the terrorist organization, was killed in a U.S.
Works of art or monuments to ego? Rock-stacking stirs debate

Works of art or monuments to ego? Rock-stacking stirs debate

DULUTH, Minn. — To some along the north shoreline of Lake Superior in Minnesota, building stacks of rocks, or cairns, is akin to making sand castles and can even be meditative.
California Highway Patrol captures flightless fugitive emu

California Highway Patrol captures flightless fugitive emu

FRESNO, Calif. — California authorities have captured an emu after the flightless fugitive led officers down a highway. The Fresno Bee reported Friday that the bird was apprehended following a brief pursuit by California Highway Patrol officers.

Stinky shoppers unoffended after Mississippi store bans them

GREENWOOD, Miss. — You stink, stay out! That's the message from one Mississippi Delta convenience store to workers at a neighbouring soybean oil mill.
Women's Hall of Fame to induct Justice Sotomayor, Jane Fonda

Women's Hall of Fame to induct Justice Sotomayor, Jane Fonda

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress Jane Fonda and attorney Gloria Allred are among the latest inductees at the National Women's Hall of Fame.
UAE says 6 troops killed in 'collision,' without elaborating

UAE says 6 troops killed in 'collision,' without elaborating

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Six Emirati troops have been killed in a "collision," the United Arab Emirates said Friday, without elaborating or offering a location or time for the incident that comes after the federation of sheikhdoms began pulling
NY finds $1B in hidden transfers by family behind OxyContin

NY finds $1B in hidden transfers by family behind OxyContin

NEW YORK — The family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss and other hidden accounts to transfer $1 billion to themselves, New York's attorney general contends in court papers filed Friday.
States split by party on accepting Purdue Pharma settlement

States split by party on accepting Purdue Pharma settlement

MINNEAPOLIS — The opioid crisis has hit virtually every pocket of the U.S., from rural towns in deeply conservative states to big cities in liberal-leaning ones. But a curious divide has opened up.
Huffman gets 14 days behind bars in college admissions scam

Huffman gets 14 days behind bars in college admissions scam

BOSTON — "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter's SAT scores, tearfully apologizing to the teenager for not trusting her to get into college on her own.