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This photo provided by the Burleigh-Morton County Detention Center in Bismarck, N.D., shows Red Fawn Fallis, of Denver. Fallis, who accused of shooting at officers during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in 2016 is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday afternoon, July 11, 2018, in Bismarck. She pleaded guilty in January to civil disorder and a weapons charge. Prosecutors are recommending seven years in prison, though federal Judge Daniel Hovland can go up to 15 years. (Burleigh-Morton County Detention Center via AP)
July 11, 2018 - 9:23 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Denver woman accused of shooting at officers during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline was sentenced Wednesday to four years and nine months in federal prison. Red Fawn Fallis, 39, was accused of firing a handgun three times while resisting...
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FILE - This Friday, July 25, 2014, file photo shows a view of the headquarters of the Italian Sky television broadcaster in Milan, Italy. Media mogul Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has increased its bid to take full control of Sky in a prolonged battle with Comcast for the lucrative pay TV service. Fox Wednesday, July 11, 2018 increased its bid to 14 pounds ($18.58) a share as it seeks the 61 percent of Sky not already under its control. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
July 11, 2018 - 7:54 pm
LONDON (AP) — The battle for European pay TV service Sky escalated Wednesday as U.S. rivals Comcast and 21st Century Fox took turns upping the ante in their quest to expand their media empires. The stakes now stand at 26 billion pounds ($34 billion) — the value of Comcast's latest offer. That bid...
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler speaks to EPA staff, Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at EPA Headquarters in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
July 11, 2018 - 5:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrew Wheeler, the new acting chief of the Environmental Protection Agency, signaled a more inclusive approach at the agency, telling staffers roiled by months of ethics allegations against his predecessor, "You will find me and my team ready to listen." In his first remarks to...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2017, file photo, oil derricks are busy pumping as the moon rises near the La Paloma Generating Station in McKittrick, Calif. The U.S. is on pace to leapfrog both Saudi Arabia and Russia as the world’s biggest oil producer. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian, File)
July 11, 2018 - 3:57 pm
The U.S. is on pace to leapfrog both Saudi Arabia and Russia and reclaim the title of the world's biggest oil producer for the first time since the 1970s. The latest forecast from the U.S. Energy Information Administration predicts that U.S. output will grow next year to 11.8 million barrels a day...
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July 11, 2018 - 3:15 pm
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Two of Alphabet's high-flying startups are leaving the nest. Loon and Wing are graduating from X, Alphabet's secretive incubator known as the "moonshot factory." Loon aims to deliver internet signals via high-altitude balloons, while Wing builds airborne delivery drones...
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Workers inside this boat apply finishing details at Regal Marine Industries in Orlando, Fla., Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Some U.S. manufacturers are feeling the impact of tariffs of up to 25 percent that the Trump administration has imposed on thousands of products imported from China, Europe, Mexico, Canada, India and Russia, and of retaliatory tariffs that countries have put on U.S. exports. Among the products the U.S. has targeted are aluminum, steel and goods made from those metals, vehicles and their components and computer parts. The retaliation has hit U.S. makers of food and farm products, alcoholic beverages and boats and other vehicles. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
July 11, 2018 - 2:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers went on record Wednesday to express their frustration with the Trump administration's growing use of tariffs as the Senate passed a nonbinding resolution designed to give Congress more say about trade penalties imposed in the name of national security. The measure, which...
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Harvey Weinstein is escorted in handcuffs to a courtroom in New York, Monday, July 9, 2018. Weinstein, who was previously indicted on charges involving two women, was due in court for arraignment on charges alleging he committed a sex crime against a third woman. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 11, 2018 - 2:36 pm
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge on Wednesday approved a revised plan for the sale of the Weinstein Co., the studio forced into bankruptcy by the sexual misconduct scandal that brought down Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. The revised plan calls for Dallas-based private equity firm Lantern...
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FILE - This April 26, 2017 photo shows the Twitter app on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. Twitter says it will begin removing suspicious accounts it has locked, denying access to its owner, from how it counts users’ followers. This means Twitter users are likely to see a reduction in their follower counts in the coming days The company said Wednesday, July 11, 2018, that the move will not affect its number of monthly or daily active user figures. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
July 11, 2018 - 2:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter says it will begin removing suspicious accounts it has locked from its counts of users' followers. Twitter users are likely to see a reduction in their follower counts in the coming days. For many, this will amount to a reduction of four followers or less. But large accounts...
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FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2008, file photo, oil floats on the water near a home in Lago Agrio, Ecuador. Late Tuesday, July 10, 2018, Ecuador's highest court upheld a $9.5 billion judgment against oil giant Chevron for decades of rainforest damage that harmed indigenous people. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa, File)
July 11, 2018 - 2:12 pm
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador's highest court has upheld a $9.5 billion judgment against oil giant Chevron for decades of rainforest damage. Plaintiffs celebrated the constitutional court's decision announced Tuesday night, saying it should pave the way for indigenous tribes to receive compensation...
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President Donald Trump meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during their bilateral meeting at the NATO Summit in Brussels, Belgium, Wednesday, July, 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 11, 2018 - 11:53 am
BERLIN (AP) — The steady drum of anti-German rhetoric from the United States, one of the country's traditionally closest friends, has people wondering whether to get ready for a messy breakup. First, it was then-candidate Donald Trump's campaign trail contention that Chancellor Angela Merkel was "...
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