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HAVANA (AP) — The restoration of diplomatic ties between Cuba and the United States unleashed expectations Thursday of even more momentous changes on an island that often seems frozen in a past of classic cars and crumbling Art Deco buildings.On ...more

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By Charlie Zhu, David Lague and Fergus Jensen LIMAU, Indonesia (Reuters) - In a muddy clearing in southern Sumatra, a portable diesel power plant hammers away alongside a wellhead, struggling to extract crude from a depleted reservoir that l ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The first wave of victim lawsuits since four people died at the South by Southwest music festival accused organizers Thursday of safety lapses after a driver smashed through a barricade and into a crowd of concertgoers.Aspir ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A contingent of California environmental groups, business representatives and politicians will use a visit Friday from Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to push for permanent protection of some 350,000 acres of picturesque federal land ...more

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine museum employee thwarted a man's attempt to grab a 2-year-old girl and leave the building, resulting in the man's arrest, police said Thursday.The girl was at the Maine State Museum on Tuesday with her grandmother, ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona sheriff known for crackdowns on people living in the country illegally is giving up his last major foothold in immigration enforcement efforts that won him popularity among voters but gradually were reined in by Washington and ...more

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VICTORIA, Texas (AP) — An attorney for the family of a 76-year-old man says his relatives want a South Texas police officer prosecuted for a traffic-stop scuffle in which a stun gun was used on him.Rachel Messer told reporters after a police new ...more

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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. (AP) — Hellman's mayonnaise maker Unilever says that it has withdrawn its lawsuit against the maker of "Just Mayo."Unilever had filed suit against Hampton Creek earlier this year claiming false advertising for Just Mayo, a ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Linda Deutsch, whose decades-long tenure as an Associated Press courts reporter made her a witness to some of the most sensational trials in U.S. history, is ending a career that saw her report Charles Manson's murder conviction, O.J ...more

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska and Oklahoma on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare Colorado's legalization of marijuana unconstitutional, saying the drug is being brought from Colorado into the neighboring states.Nebraska Attorney Ge ...more