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JACKSONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — Gary Ross Dahl, the creator of the wildly popular 1970s fad the Pet Rock, has died at age 78 in southern Oregon.Dahl's wife, Marguerite Dahl, confirmed Tuesday that her husband of 40 years died March 23 of chronic obstr ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday said the National Marine Fisheries Service violated environmental laws when it approved the Navy's plans for training in waters off Hawaii and Southern California.The agency failed to support its findin ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The death at a Hollywood Hills home Tuesday of Andrew Getty, one of the heirs to the fortune of one of the wealthiest and best-known families in American history, was most likely from natural causes or an accident, authorities and fa ...more

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HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Thousands of Vietnamese workers at a major footwear factory were on strike for a sixth day Wednesday over a social insurance law in a rare challenge to government policy.Several thousand people at the Taiwanese-owned Pou Yu ...more

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By Ernest Scheyder WILLISTON, N.D. (Reuters) - North Dakota will from Wednesday require the more-than 1.2 million barrels of crude extracted each day from the state's Bakken shale formation be run through machines that remove volatile gases l ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coroner says death of oil heir Andrew Getty appears to be from natural causes or accident. ...more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A new exhibit focusing on Richard Avedon's photos of political and cultural newsmakers invites visitors to rethink the concept of portraits in the age of the selfie."Richard Avedon: Family Affairs" opens Wednesday at the Nati ...more

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Police released the publisher of a Malaysian media group and a senior executive on bail on Wednesday, after arresting them for sedition related to a news report published last month, their company's lawyers said. Publ ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two major California newspapers say they've received emails from a person claiming responsibility for a woman's abduction, including one demanding that police apologize to the woman for calling it a hoax.The San Francisco Ch ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The bull market slowed to a trot but didn't stop this winter.Stocks have been buffeted since the start of the year by plunging oil prices, a surging dollar and worries about the timing of a potential rate increase by the Federal ...more