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California governor: Drought over, conservation must go on

In a statement released Friday , Brown announced he is maintaining water reporting requirements and prohibitions on wasteful practices, such as watering during or right after rainfall. As California'...

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One For Arthur wins Grand National

After two false starts, the 40 horses finally set off on the 30-fence, four-and-a-half mile marathon and with just two obstacles to clear, Blaklion came to the front and looked the likely victor. Th...

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Fowler contends for top spot in Master tournament

Fowler struggled to hit fairways and greens, but he made a number of pressure putts to finish the day at 5 under. Pieters fired a 68 Friday, including a 33 on the back nine a day after he fell from ...

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USA job growth way below March expectations

The government said 56,000 jobs were added in professional and business services and 11,000 in mining. The education and healthcare services category also saw the fewest new jobs in 15 months - poss...

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United Airlines Leggings News Sparks Storm On Social Media

Watts tweeted that the girls were forced to change clothes before they boarded a flight to Minneapolis. "Our regular passengers are not going to be denied boarding because they are wearing legging...

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President Trump delivers final blow to Web-browsing privacy rules

The rules were repealed under a Congressional Review Act resolution, which specifies that "substantially similar" rules could not be re-adopted (unless Congress passed a law saying they could). Bu...

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Arthur ends Scotland's 38-year Grand National wait

For a family so steeped in British horse-racing history, the Scudamores have been stumped more times than they care to remember in the most famous race of them all: The Grand National. Fox Norton l...

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U.S. job growth cools, unemployment rate falls to 4.5 percent

Construction companies added just 6,000 jobs in March, the fewest in seven months. The surge in jobs, almost quadruple analyst expectations, was the fourth straight monthly increase and adds to pr...

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Post-9/11 vet unemployment up in March

Nonfarm payrolls increased by 98,000 jobs last month, the fewest since last May, the Labor Department said on Friday. "There probably was a large weather-related factor in there during the measureme...

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California governor declares historic drought over _ for now

Jerry Brown may have declared California's drought emergency over , but he left some conservation measures in place that some water districts say still go too far. State water authorities likely hope...

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Self-driving Ubers back in action in SF following Arizona crash

Self-driving Ubers back in action in SF following Arizona crash

Another auto failed to yield for the Uber auto, causing the autonomous vehicle to flip on its side, according to the police report . A spokesperson for the Tempe, Arizona police department sai...

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Greek bailout talks have made 'significant progress'

Greek bailout talks have made 'significant progress'

This will be followed by a discussion on the medium-term targets for primary surpluses that Tsakalotos described as "the other side of the coin" for making specific the medium-term measures for reliev...

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Jerry Brown declares California drought over

Jerry Brown declares California drought over

In a statement, the Democratic Brown said, "This drought emergency is over, but the next drought could be around the corner". "I don't think it will make a difference, we use less amounts of water, ...

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Tesla Passes Ford by Market Value Before Musk Delivers Model 3

After a slow start in Germany for the first 3 years of presence in the country, Tesla started making progress in this hard market dominated by local manufacturers last year and the progress is conti...

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Iowa Lawmakers Show Support of Equal Pay Day

But, basically, any Equal Pay Day for most minority women will be much later in the year than the original date. They called it the " Women's Day Off ". Clarissa Horsfall holds a sign for equal pa...

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Thousands march in South Africa to demand Zuma resign

Thousands march in South Africa to demand Zuma resign

Thousands of people have joined rallies in South Africa demanding the resignation of President Zuma after his sacking of a popular minister stoked simmering anger over government corruption and a st...

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Democrats push to link Syria strike, refugee ban

He could have used Russia's air defense systems in Syria to shoot the American rockets out of the sky. But he did neither. A White House official said that Tillerson and Secretary of Defense Jim Mat...

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Greek bailout talks make major breakthrough on reforms

Greece and its global creditors have been wrangling over key economic overhauls that would allow bailout supervisors to return to Athens to conclude negotiations, the first step toward unlocking the n...

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Saudi monarch congratulates Trump over Syria strike

He said the best outcome would be a peace agreement that leads to a transitional government accepted by all Syrians, followed by elections in which all Syrians, including those living overseas, could ...

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Dogs attack 6755 postal workers last year

This precaution is urged because dogs sometime burst through screen or glass doors. " Parents should remind their children and other family members not to take mail directly from letter carriers in ...

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Last Fed meeting's minutes show talk of paring bond holdings

Topping the agenda at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida will be whether he makes good on his threat to use U.S. Central bank officials also discussed how to reduce the balance sheet. Elsewhere in...

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Is California's Drought Emergency Over?

With climate change threatening to make future droughts worse, Brown and others called on Californians to remain cautious about water usage. "This drought emergency is over, but the next drought cou...

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North Korea's Latest Missile Launch Fails

North Korea's Latest Missile Launch Fails

North Korea claims that it fired the missiles in retaliation to U.S. But it has yet to test an inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of flying across the Pacific Ocean. It is aiming to ...

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$87 Million Deal to Replace Flint Water Lines by 2020

About $30 million of the settlement will be paid out of $100 million in federal funds from an Obama-era law signed in December 2016. Around 700 homes have already had their pipes replaced. Many stil...

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5 things to watch for in Friday's USA jobs report for March

5 things to watch for in Friday's USA jobs report for March

In the first 3 months of this year, healthcare added an average of 20,000 jobs per month, compared with an average monthly gain of 32,000 in 2016, according to new data from the U.S. That is the lowes...

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Ferrari goes 1-2 in busy practice session at Chinese Grand Prix

Ferrari goes 1-2 in busy practice session at Chinese Grand Prix

With his sixth straight pole position, Hamilton is closing in fast on the all-time leaders. "We knew it was going to be close and we had to pull out all the stops", said Hamilton, forced to play sec...

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Local women talk wage gap on Equal Pay Day

In other words, it took 102 extra days for a woman's income to equal a man's 2015 income. According to data from the US Census Bureau and the Department of Labor, most women do not make as much m...

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Syrian town hit by chemical attack is targeted again in airstrike

Alazem credits horrific photos showing the aftermath of the chemical attack, including images of suffering children, for fuelling worldwide outrage. A Russian diplomat at the United Nations said the U...

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Mining Association Applauds Clean Power Plan Repeal

Mining Association Applauds Clean Power Plan Repeal

But coal production has dropped dramatically as renewable power has surged. "I am pleased that President Trump and his administration have decided not to proceed with plans to implement the costly, ov...

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Hamilton: on pole in Shanghai

Hamilton: on pole in Shanghai

Hamilton believes Ferrari might have the stronger auto on Sunday, based on its form in the Australian Grand Prix. Vettel qualified second, 0.186s behind the Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton, and just one-...

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Advertisers Turn on O'Reilly as New Sexual Harassment Allegations Surface

The companies are GlaxoSmithKline , BMW , Mercedes-Benz, Hyundai, Constant Contact , UNTUCKit , Sanofi , Allstate , Ainsworth Pet Nutrition/Rachael Ray Nutrish, T. The host had said in the past t...

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Oil rises to near 1-month high on supply tightening

The nation borders Iraq , the second-biggest member in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, while other producing giants such as Saudi Arabia and Iran lie just beyond. Total volume ...

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Greek bailout talks inch forward

Greece's latest rescue loan installment remains frozen pending a deal, with the country facing a spike in debt repayments in July. According to one European Union official, reaching the July deadli...

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Trevone Boykin arrested again Thursday

Trevone Boykin arrested again Thursday

The Dallas Police Department says eight people were injured and that seven people were taken to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver is also facing multiple charges. The outl...

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United responds to critics after barring 2 teens for leggings

Social media users have criticised United Airlines after two girls were not allowed on a flight because they were wearing leggings. Delta Airlines needled United Airlines Monday after its business ...

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