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Coast Guard to begin hearings on Alaska Juris sinking

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Fidel Castro’s ashes interred in private ceremony, ending 9 days of mourning

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Army Corps of Engineers denies easement for Dakota Access Pipeline

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    M/V Susitna arrives in the Philippines

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Dec 05, 16:53

    The Alaska ferry M/V Susitna arrived safely at the Subic Bay Freeport Zone in the Philippines on Friday, according to local news sources. The vessel was sold by the Matanuska-Susitna Borough to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) in June. PRC paid $1.75 million for the M/V Susitna, which cost around $80 million to build. According […]

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    Coast Guard to begin hearings on Alaska Juris sinking

    by Associated Press on Dec 04, 19:08

    The U.S. Coast Guard is holding a series of hearings in Seattle to determine what caused the flooding that sank a fishing vessel off Alaska’s Aleutian Islands last year. The Seattle Times reports the 230-foot Alaska Juris sank in July 2015 after a problem in the engine room led to flooding on board. All 46 […]

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    Fidel Castro’s ashes interred in private ceremony, ending 9 days of mourning

    by Associated Press on Dec 04, 17:43

    Fidel Castro’s ashes were interred in a private ceremony Sunday morning, ending nine days of mourning for the man who ruled Cuba for nearly half a century. The military caravan bearing his remains in a flag-draped cedar coffin left the Plaza of the Revolution in the eastern city of Santiago at 6:39 a.m., returning empty […]

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    Army Corps of Engineers denies easement for Dakota Access Pipeline

    by KTVA / AP on Dec 04, 14:56

    Last updated at 3:33 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it won’t grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota. Corps spokeswoman Moria Kelley said in a news release Sunday that the administration will not allow the four-state, $3.8 billion pipeline to be built […]

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    Scholar says China concerned about Trump policy following Taiwan call

    by Associated Press on Dec 03, 17:28

    China’s foreign minister says he hopes Beijing’s relations with the U.S. won’t be “interfered with or damaged” after President-elect Donald Trump broke with decades-long diplomatic tradition and spoke directly with Taiwan’s leader. Hong Kong’s Phoenix TV reports that Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Saturday the call between Taiwan’s president and Trump was “just a […]

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    Bergdahl seeks pardon from Obama to avert desertion trial

    by Associated Press on Dec 03, 17:22

    A former prisoner of war accused of endangering his U.S. comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan is asking President Barack Obama to pardon him before leaving office. White House and Justice Department officials say U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl submitted the clemency request. If granted, it would allow Bergdahl to avert a court-martial […]

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    Oakland warehouse fire death toll rises to 33

    by KTVA / AP on Dec 03, 15:41

    Last updated at 3:45 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Officials in Oakland say the 33 people confirmed dead in a fire at a warehouse range in age from teenagers to 30-plus years old. Alameda County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ray Kelly says authorities have identified some 17 year olds among the victims. He says […]

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    ‘We’ve suffered a great loss’: Tacoma officer shot multiple times dies

    by Associated Press on Nov 30, 17:50

    Last updated at 10:52 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30 Authorities say a Tacoma police officer was shot multiple times while responding to a domestic violence call. The officer later died. Tacoma police spokeswoman Loretta Cool says the officer was pronounced dead at the hospital Wednesday evening. “We’ve suffered a great loss and I think the […]

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    OPEC announces 1.2M barrel cutback for ‘stable and balanced’ market

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Nov 30, 15:16

    OPEC has agreed to reduce its daily oil output by 1.2 million barrels a day. The move was announced Wednesday and will take effect on Jan. 1. The cutback will limit OPEC member countries to 32.5 million barrels a day, according to OPEC president Secretary General Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada, of Qatar. It is the first […]

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    ‘Fight for $15’ protests sweeping the country

    by CBS News on Nov 29, 10:47

    CHICAGO – A national day of protests for a higher minimum wage is seeing demonstrations from O’Hare Airport in Chicago to Kansas City to Los Angeles. The national “Fight For $15” protest is the latest in the fight for a $15-per-hour minimum wage. Protesters called the day of action “Disruption Tuesday.” Fast food employees, child […]

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    A giant ponderosa pine in the Pacific Northwest has died

    by Associated Press on Nov 28, 10:26

    One of the oldest and tallest ponderosa pines in the Pacific Northwest has died with little fanfare after hundreds of years. The Columbian says the so-called “Big Tree” was a well-known attraction for tourists driving through the Columbia River Gorge. The 213-foot-tall ponderosa near Trout Lake in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest in southwest Washington died […]

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    At least 8 injured in Ohio State University attack; 1 suspect dead

    by CBS News on Nov 28, 9:35

    Last Updated Nov 28, 2016 12:43 PM EST COLUMBUS, Ohio – Police said they killed at least one suspect during an active shooter lockdown at Ohio State University on Monday morning, reports CBS Columbus affiliate WBNS. It is not clear whether there are more suspects. Ohio State University officials have canceled classes for the day. […]

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    Corps won’t forcibly remove protesters from federal land

    by Associated Press on Nov 27, 14:49

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it has “no plans for forcible removal” of protesters who have been camping in North Dakota to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline. The Corps says in a statement Sunday that it “is seeking a peaceful and orderly transition to a safer location.” The Corps notified tribal leaders […]

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    Air travel normal as Thanksgiving holiday weekend winds down

    by KTVA / AP on Nov 27, 10:58

    Most U.S. airports are operating with minimal delays as millions of Americans return home after the long Thanksgiving weekend. Federal Aviation Administration data showed most U.S. airports with delays of 15 minutes or less Sunday afternoon. Lines at airline check-in counters and security checkpoints were short and flowing quickly at New York’s Kennedy Airport. Passenger […]

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    US officials to close federal land where Dakota pipeline protesters are camped

    by Associated Press on Nov 26, 15:51

    CANNON BALL, North Dakota — North Dakota U.S. Sen. John Hoeven says opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline should respect the law and leave the protest area. The Republican made the statement after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers sent a letter Friday to Standing Rock Sioux tribal chairman Dave Archambault that said the […]

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    Cuba’s president announces death of Fidel Castro, 90

    by KTVA / AP on Nov 26, 11:49

    The nightly news started as usual on Cuban state television Friday when suddenly something changed. President Raul Castro appeared, seated before a desk in military uniform and delivered somber news: His brother Fidel Castro had died, nearly 58 years after leading a rebel army to a victory that led to one of the globe’s most […]

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    Florence Henderson of ‘The Brady Bunch’ dies at 82

    by CBS/AP on Nov 25, 15:00

    LOS ANGELES — Florence Henderson, the wholesome actress who went from Broadway star to television icon when she became Carol Brady, the ever-cheerful matriarch of “The Brady Bunch,” has died, her manager and her publicist said. She was 82. Henderson died Thursday night at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, after being hospitalized the day […]

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    Meet the youth suing their state government over climate change

    by CBS News on Nov 25, 7:21

    SEATTLE — Eight children asked a judge to find Washington in contempt for failing to adequately protect them and future generations from the harmful effects of climate change, part of a nationwide effort by young people to try to force action on global warming. The petitioners, between 12 and 16 years old, asked a state […]

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    More Americans traveling this Thanksgiving holiday than last year

    by KTVA / AP on Nov 23, 22:22

    About 48.7 million Americans are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home between Wednesday and Sunday. That is an increase of 1 million over last year, and the most since 2007, AAA spokeswoman Julie Hall said. Americans are hitting the roads for what’s expected to be the busiest Thanksgiving travel day in almost […]

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    Judge orders striking cargo pilots back to work

    by Associated Press on Nov 23, 14:47

    A federal judge is ordering pilots for a cargo airline that delivers Amazon packages to go back to work. The judge in Cincinnati said Wednesday that holiday shoppers expect to receive their packages on time, so it’s in the public’s interest to end the strike. About 250 pilots for ABX Air went on strike early […]