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The Latest: Protesters set fire to building at camp entrance

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 11:12

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on plans to close a protest encampment near the Dakota Access pipeline construction site in North Dakota (all times local):


Caretaker performed sexy dance on 100-year-old with dementia

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 11:02

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — A caretaker at an assisted living center who police say was filmed performing a sexually provocative dance on a 100-year-old resident was doing it as a prank and trying to make the man feel good, her attorney said.


DAPL protesters refuse to leave camp ground

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 10:56

ABC News' Phillip Mena reports from the area where protesters are refusing to leave as they reach their deadline.


Senior Yemeni general killed in Houthi missile attack

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 10:54

By Mohammed Mukhashaf ADEN (Reuters) - The second-in-command of the Yemeni army was killed on Wednesday when a missile fired by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement hit an army camp, a military source said, the most senior Yemeni officer killed in the country's civil war. Major General Ahmed Saif al-Yafei was killed outside the strategic Red Sea coastal city of al-Mokha, which the army captured from the Houthis last month. President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi's internationally-recognized government, backed by a Saudi-led Arab coalition, has been trying to re-take the country from the Houthis for nearly two years.


Syrian army takes district near Aleppo: monitor, media unit

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 10:52

The Syrian army and its allies took a small district on the outskirts of Aleppo from rebels on Wednesday, a war monitor and a military media unit run by Damascus ally Hezbollah said. The advance was the army's first from its lines in Aleppo city since rebels departed their enclave there in December, and came as government and opposition delegations arrived in Geneva for peace talks sponsored by the United Nations. "The Syrian army and its allies control Souq al-Jibs, west of Assad suburb in southwest Aleppo," said the Hezbollah military media unit in a message.


Deputy Responds To Girl, 19, Who Stole His Bike to Get Home Safely: 'It Had to be Scary For Her'

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 10:45

A young woman who identified herself as "M" explained she had a 16-mile journey home, and was stranded "because of drunk boys, a dead phone and no money."


Mexicans weigh the daunting prospect of deportee camps

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 10:44

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexicans fear deportee and refugee camps could be popping up along their northern border under the Trump administration's plan to start deporting to Mexico all Latin Americans and others who entered the U.S. illegally through this country.


Apple 'spaceship' headquarters readies for boarding

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 10:42

Apple on Wednesday announced that workers will start boarding its futuristic new "spaceship" campus in Silicon Valley in April, fulfilling a vision set out by late founder Steve Jobs. The process of moving more than 12,000 people to a new campus that Jobs envisioned as a "center for creativity and collaboration" was expected to continue late into the year. A theater on the new Apple Park campus was named in honor of Jobs, who would have turned 62 on February 24.


2016 Honda Pilot

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 10:22

Is the Pilot an SUV or a minivan? We spent 40,000 miles trying to sort the answer.


Death in Mississippi: Man held in quadruple slaying

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 10:20

MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — A man who lived in a rural home with his romantic partner, her young son, her mother and her sister was arrested on murder charges after all four were found shot to death, authorities said Wednesday.


Le Pen aide charged in 'fake jobs' scandal: judicial source

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 10:13

Paris (AFP) - The personal assistant of French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen was charged Wednesday in a scandal over "fake jobs" at the European Parliament, a judicial source said.


Mexico fumes over Trump immigration rules as U.S. talks loom

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 10:04

By Alexandra Alper and Anahi Rama MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Senior envoys of President Donald Trump are likely to receive a chilly reception in Mexico on Wednesday, after the United States issued new immigration guidelines that deeply angered the southern neighbor the day before bilateral talks. Trump's administration on Tuesday unveiled plans to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to deportation, and will seek to send many of them to Mexico if they entered the United States from there, regardless of their nationality. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly are due to arrive in Mexico on Wednesday afternoon for talks on security and immigration.


Police End 'High-Five Fridays' Amid Complaints

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 10:02

A Massachusetts police department started the program in December to establish a positive relationship with youth in the community.


Exoplanets 101: Looking for life beyond our Solar System

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 09:45

Paris (AFP) - Seven Earth-like planets orbiting a small star in our Galaxy called Trappist-1, revealed Wednesday, are the most recent -- and arguably the most spectacular -- in a string of exoplanet discoveries going back 20 years.


France Is Training Eagles To Take Down Drones To Fight Terrorism

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 09:42

The French Air Force is training golden eagles to take down enemy drones to help fight the war on terror.


EPA chief Pruitt’s newly released emails show deep ties to fossil fuel interests

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 09:40

Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, speaks on Tuesday to employees of the agency in Washington. A batch of 7,564 pages of emails and other records from Scott Pruitt’s tenure as Oklahoma attorney general — made public Wednesday morning — show that he worked with the fossil fuel industry in its efforts to roll back environmental regulations. The documents were handed over to the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) Tuesday night as a result of an Open Records Act request and lawsuit.


Verizon Kickstarting 5G Revolution in These 11 Cities

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 09:38

Verizon will soon offer a preview of what 5G will feel like when the networking standard becomes more widespread. The wireless provider says it's testing out 5G connectivity on select customers in 11 markets by middle of 2017 with an eye toward seeing how 5G will work in the real world. Verizon will test 5G in 11 cities this year.


Apple 'spaceship' headquarters readies for boarding

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 09:33

Apple on Wednesday announced that workers will start boarding its futuristic new "spaceship" campus in Silicon Valley in April, fulfilling a vision set out by late founder Steve Jobs. The process of moving more than 12,000 people to a new campus that Jobs envisioned as a "center for creativity and collaboration" was expected to continue late into the year. A theater on the new Apple Park campus was named in honor of Jobs, who would have turned 62 on February 24.


Apple says new California headquarters to open in April

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 09:31

(Reuters) - Apple's sprawling new campus, dubbed "Apple Park," will open in April, the iPhone maker said on Wednesday. Although the first wave of employees will begin moving into the new Cupertino, California, headquarters this spring, it will take about six months for all of the 12,000-plus workers to make the transition, Apple said. Apple also said the 1,000-seat theatre at its futuristic headquarters will be named for its late co-founder, Steve Jobs, who helped design the 175-acre campus before his death in 2011.


Apple says new California headquarters to open in April

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 09:22

(Reuters) - Apple's sprawling new campus, dubbed "Apple Park," will open in April, the iPhone maker said on Wednesday. Although the first wave of employees will begin moving into the new Cupertino, California, headquarters this spring, it will take about six months for all of the 12,000-plus workers to make the transition, Apple said. Apple also said the 1,000-seat theater at its futuristic headquarters will be named for its late co-founder, Steve Jobs, who helped design the 175-acre campus before his death in 2011.


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