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Business: Norwegian bank DNB sells its share of Dakota pipeline funding

Source: Reuters

Norwegian bank DNB (DNB.OL) has sold its share of loans funding the Dakota Access oil pipeline, it said on Sunday, ending its involvement in a...

Nation: Double amputee, Marine veteran sworn-in as N.Y. police officer

Source: USA Today

A U.S. Marine veteran who lost his legs during a tour of duty in Afghanistan is believed to be the first-ever double amputee to become a full active...

World: Russia protests leader Alexei Navalny jailed for 15 days

Soruce: BBC News

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been jailed for 15 days for resisting police orders during mass protests on Sunday.

Out of the ordinary: 101-year-old resident attends borough's centennial party

Source: The Associated Press

DUPONT, Pa. (AP) — A 101-year-old woman was on hand to celebrate the centennial of the Pennsylvania borough where she has always lived.

Business: Sears' plan to sell brands no salve for financial woes

Source: Reuters

Sears' plan to avoid bankruptcy in part by selling off or licensing brands including Kenmore and DieHard may prove difficult because of changing...

Nation: U.S. workers face higher risk of being replaced by robots. Here's why

Source: CNN

Millions of workers around the world are at risk of losing their jobs to robots -- but Americans should be particularly worried.

World: Egypt's Hosni Mubarak freed after six years in detention

Source: BBC News

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown.

Out of the ordinary: British brewery uses customers' DNA profiles to create custom brews

Source: UPI

March 23 (UPI) -- A British brewery is offering customers the chance to sample beers created specifically for them using genetic profile data from...

Business: As Sears falters, shadow darkens over malls

Source: USA Today

CALUMET CITY, Ill.—To say that that the River Oaks Center, a sprawling mall in this blue-collar suburb of Chicago, has seen better days is an...

Nation: Kochs pledge millions to GOPers in 2018 -- if they vote no on health care bill

Source: CNN

Washington (CNN) In a last-minute effort to sink the Republican health care bill, a powerful network of conservative donors said Wednesday it would...