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Business: Dow Chemical urges Trump Administration to kill risk study

Source: The Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Dow Chemical is pushing a Trump administration that's open to scrapping regulations to ignore the findings of federal scientists...

Nation: Convicted murderer put to death in Arkansas; first execution since 2005

Source: USA Today

Convicted murderer Ledell Lee was put to death after a flurry of last-minute court rulings Thursday that had left the latest of eight planned...

World: Paris gunman was on police terror radar

Source: BBC News

The gunman who shot dead a policeman in Paris on Thursday has been identified from papers left in his car, but French officials are yet to release...

Out of the ordinary: After three weeks, French artist succeeds in hatching eggs

Source: Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - French artist Abraham Poincheval, who famously spent a week inside a rock and two weeks inside a bear sculpture, has succeeded in...

Business: General Motors says it's stopped business in Venezuela

Source: The Associated Press

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- General Motors announced Thursday amid Venezuela's ongoing protests that it was no longer doing business in the country...

Nation: Police chief says Fresno killings a hate crime

Source: CNN

(CNN) A man fatally shot three people in less than two minutes in what police in Fresno, California, are calling a hate crime.

World: Australia unveils major changes to citizenship process

Source: BBC News

Australia will make it more difficult to gain citizenship in a major overhaul of its migration process.

Out of the ordinary: Man discovers lost wallet inspired annual drinking game

Source: UPI

April 19 (UPI) -- A London man who lost his wallet at a music festival in 2003 finally discovered its fate -- and that he has a drinking game named...

Business: Morgan Stanley's quarterly profit surges on trading gains

Source: Reuters

Morgan Stanley reported a 74 percent jump in quarterly profit on Wednesday, topping analysts' estimates as revenue from bond trading nearly doubled...

Nation: Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez dead after hanging self in cell

Source: The Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) -- Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez hanged himself in his prison cell early Wednesday while serving a life sentence for murder,...

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