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By Jarrett Renshaw PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A brief fire that broke out at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc refinery on Friday evening forced the closure of a core crude unit at the East Coast's biggest oil plant just ahead of the peak d ...more

AP News - 20 mins ago

MIAMI (AP) — A Pentagon spokesman says a man released from the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in December and resettled in Kazakhstan has died in that Central Asian country.Army Lt. Col. Myles Caggins says the U.S. was notified that Asim Tha ...more

AP News - 22 mins ago

BALTIMORE (AP) — A woman was found pushing her dead 3-year-old son in a park swing Friday, and authorities say she may have been there for hours, or even since the day before.There were no obvious signs of foul play, but it has not been ruled ou ...more

AP News - 22 mins ago

DENVER (AP) — Construction crews are returning to work at the veterans hospital outside Denver after a last-minute deal with congressional leaders avoided a shutdown of the half-finished project.But the really heavy lifting will be done 1,500 mi ...more

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PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Former U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth said Friday shortly before testimony ended in her trial that it wasn't her intention to mislead anyone when she attested to signatures on campaign documents that she didn't actually witn ...more

AP News - 23 mins ago

SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Senate president and a congressman representing the Jersey shore are asking Rutgers University to cancel planned research that involves blasting the ocean floor with sound waves.Senate President Steve Swee ...more

AP News - 23 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a victory for President Barack Obama, supporters of sweeping, bipartisan trade legislation narrowly fended off a last-minute challenge Friday night, clearing the way for Senate passage and a highly unpredictable summer showdown in ...more

AP News - 24 mins ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday that they won't file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem's widow despite efforts by three of the radio personality's children to have her prosecuted.A charge evaluation sheet released by ...more

AP News - 31 mins ago

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States on Friday blocked a global document aimed at ridding the world of nuclear weapons, saying Egypt and other states tried to "cynically manipulate" the process by setting a deadline for Israel and its neighbors to m ...more

AP News - 31 mins ago

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A pilot safely ejected into San Diego Bay on Friday when a training jet went off the end of a runway at Naval Air Station North Island.Boaters rescued the pilot from the bay that separates the Navy base in Coronado from downtown ...more