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This aerial photo shows spills from TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone pipeline, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, that leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil onto agricultural land in northeastern South Dakota, near Amherst, S.D., the company and state regulators said Thursday, but state officials don't believe the leak polluted any surface water bodies or drinking water systems. Crews shut down the pipeline Thursday morning and activated emergency response procedures after a drop in pressure was detected resulting from the leak south of a pump station in Marshall County, TransCanada said in a statement. The cause was being investigated. (DroneBase via AP)
November 18, 2017 - 1:01 am
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Discovery of a 210,000-gallon oil leak from the Keystone pipeline would seem to be poor timing four days before regulators in Nebraska decide whether to allow a major expansion of the system, but officials say state law does not allow pipeline safety to be a factor in their...
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FILE- This Nov. 6, 2015, file photo shows a sign for TransCanada's Keystone pipeline facilities in Hardisty, Alberta, Canada. TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone pipeline leaked oil onto agricultural land in northeastern South Dakota, the company and state regulators said Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, but state officials don’t believe the leak polluted any surface water bodies or drinking water systems. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
November 17, 2017 - 6:14 pm
AMHERST, S.D. (AP) — In a Nov. 16 story about the Keystone pipeline oil spill, The Associated Press incorrectly reported that it was smaller than 17 other leaks of oil or petroleum products in the U.S. since 2010. It was smaller than 16 and the same size as one other. The corrected story is below:...
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This photo provided by Tesla shows the front of the new electric semitractor-trailer unveiled on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. The move fits with Tesla CEO Elon Musk's stated goal for the company of accelerating the shift to sustainable transportation. (Tesla via AP)
November 17, 2017 - 2:45 pm
DETROIT (AP) — After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs — and, more recently, solar panels — Tesla Inc. wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big trucks. The company unveiled its new electric semitractor-trailer Thursday night near its design center in Hawthorne, California. CEO Elon...
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FILE - In this May 8, 2013 file photo, actor Anthony Edwards attends The Headstrong Project Words Of War event in New York. A spokesman for a producer accused of molesting Edwards is denying the "ER" actor's claims. Sam Singer is a spokesman for producer and director Gary Goddard. He says in a statement issued Friday night, Nov. 10, 2017, that the producer unequivocally denies Edwards' claims that were published in a post on the website Medium earlier in the day. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
November 10, 2017 - 11:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment and abuse allegations against men in the entertainment and media industries (all times local): 11 p.m. A spokesman for a producer accused of molesting Anthony Edwards is denying the "ER" actor's claims. Sam Singer is a spokesman for producer and...
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FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 file photo, an Uber App is displayed on a phone in London. Britain's Employment Appeal Tribunal Friday Nov. 10, 2017 ruled that drivers of the ride-hailing service Uber are entitled to basic protections such as a guaranteed minimum wage and paid time off. Judge Jennifer Eady dismissed an appeal Friday from the company in a closely watched decision that is expected to have broad implications for the so-called gig economy. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)
November 10, 2017 - 8:22 am
LONDON (AP) — Uber lost the latest round in the battle over its operating model Friday, when a British panel ruled that the company's drivers are workers, not independent contractors, in a decision with broad implications for the so-called gig economy. The Employment Appeal Tribunal upheld a lower...
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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2012 file photo, Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya speaks during the grand opening of the company's new plant in Twin Falls, Idaho. Greek yogurt giant Chobani announced Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 a $20 million expansion of its world's largest yogurt plant in south-central Idaho to serve as the company's global research and development center. Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya says he's thrilled to begin building a 70,000-square-foot innovation facility in a region he's dubbed the "Silicon Valley of food."(Ashley Smith/Times-News via AP, File)
November 09, 2017 - 1:12 pm
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The founder and CEO of Chobani has no regrets about moving his Greek yogurt company to south-central Idaho, a region he has dubbed the "Silicon Valley of food" but has been embroiled in the national debate over refugee resettlement that spread to boycotts and outcry against...
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This image provided by Viking shows Susan Fowler. The former Uber employee whose revelations of harassment helped lead to the ouster of the company’s CEO has a book deal. Viking told The Associated Press on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, that it had acquired a memoir Fowler. (Shalon Van Tine/Viking via AP)
November 09, 2017 - 9:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The former Uber employee whose revelations of harassment helped lead to the ouster of the company's CEO has a book deal. Viking told The Associated Press on Thursday that it had acquired a memoir by Susan Fowler. The book is currently untitled and a release date has not yet been...
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This Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, photo shows the Snapchat app. Snap Inc. reports earnings, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
November 08, 2017 - 4:49 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Struggling social-media darlings Twitter and Snapchat are taking on new looks as the services seek wider audiences in the shadow of Facebook. Twitter is rolling out a 280-character limit for nearly all its users, abandoning its iconic 140-character limit for tweets. And...
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Meredith Cooper, of San Antonio, Texas, and her 8-year-old daughter, Heather, visit a memorial of 26 metal crosses near First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Monday Nov. 6, 2017. The gunman of a deadly shooting at the small-town Texas church had a history of domestic violence and sent threatening text messages to his mother-in-law, a member of First Baptist, before the attack, authorities said Monday. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
November 07, 2017 - 2:50 pm
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — The gunman who killed 26 people at a small-town Texas church was treated at a mental health center in New Mexico and briefly escaped in 2012, a Houston TV station reported Tuesday. Devin Patrick Kelley was also caught trying to bring guns onto Holloman Air Force...
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U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's representative in Beijing, Lance Ho, right, speaks next to Wei Xiaojun, deputy director-general of the Narcotics Control Bureau of the Ministry of Public Security during a press conference at a hotel in Beijing, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. Wei disputed President Donald Trump's claim that the opioid flooding the U.S. is mostly produced in China. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
November 03, 2017 - 8:23 am
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese official on Friday disputed President Donald Trump's claim that the deadly opioid fentanyl that is flooding the U.S. is mostly produced in China, just days before a visit by Trump at which he has said he will make China's role in the crisis a major theme of his discussions...
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