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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.

Don't let the slobber fool you, your dog could be a brainiac

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 07:13
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When her muscles locked and left her unable to move or speak, Wallis Brozman was glad she had a genius for a service dog.

Shell: Drill rigs coming to Seattle despite pleas for delay

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:55
SEATTLE (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell says it has a valid lease for Seattle terminal space and a tight timeline to prepare its fleet for exploratory oil drilling in Arctic waters so it plans to move its drill rigs to this city despite the protests of activists and a port commission request that it wait.

Survey: More than 40 percent of bee hives died in past year

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 05:15
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than two out of five American honeybee colonies died in the past year, and surprisingly the worst die-off was in the summer, according to a federal survey.