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US says decade-old Gulf oil leak could last another century

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 23:33
WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than a decade, oil has been leaking into the Gulf of Mexico where a hurricane toppled a drilling company's platform off the coast of Louisiana. Now the federal government is warning that the leak could last another century or more if left unchecked.

Man to be sentenced for smuggling oil from Germany to Hawaii

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 13:22
HONOLULU (AP) — A German citizen who lives in Hawaii is facing sentencing for smuggling a type of oil that's commonly used to make ecstasy.

Study: With goats, chickens, program helps poorest get by

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:06
NEW YORK (AP) — A big study finds the very poorest of the poor can be helped with a program that includes providing goats, chickens or other livestock and training in how to make money from them.

Soprano Sarah Brightman puts off her space flight

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:19
MOSCOW (AP) — A company helping British soprano Sarah Brightman prepare a flight to the International Space Station says she has put off the mission.

It's a girl! Zoo finds baby hippo's gender after 7 weeks

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 09:31
SAN DIEGO (AP) — It's a girl! Finally.