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At least 69 injured in Egypt train derailment
CAIRO — At least 69 people were injured when a train derailed and two of its cars overturned as it was travelling north toward Cairo on Thursday, an Egyptian Health Ministry official said.

Published 9 minutes ago
Open-source textbooks gain traction
STORRS, Conn. — The standard textbook for Fundamentals of General Chemistry I at the University of Connecticut has a list price of $303. For students who use the version professor Edward Neth is preparing for the fall semester, the cost will be zero.

Updated 35 minutes ago
Buckeye, TiVo partner for services
Buckeye CableSystem has announced a multi-year partnership with TiVo Inc. that officials say will give subscribers improved access to both Buckeye content and to streaming video from outside providers such as Netflix and Amazon Prime.

Updated 41 minutes ago
Oregon standoff: Last holdout surrenders
BURNS, Ore. — The final holdout in a nearly six-week armed occupation of a rural Oregon wildlife refuge surrendered Thursday, bringing an end to the dramatic showdown between anti-federal militants and FBI agents.

Published 53 minutes ago
Water stations on border vandalized, shot
TUCSON — A humanitarian group in southern Arizona says six of its eight water stations for migrants crossing the Sonoran Desert have been vandalized, including one that was shot at and had the carcass of a coyote next to it.

Published 1 hour ago
Owner charged after dog found beaten
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — A southern Michigan man has been charged after police found his dog badly beaten on his back porch.

Updated 1 hour ago
El Paso ready to show off for papal tourists
EL PASO — No longer the desolate space it was a few years ago, downtown El Paso is ripe with new hotels, bars, restaurants — and bulldozers that herald the planned construction of a streetcar, a children’s museum, a Mexican-American cultural center and new mixed-used buildings.

Updated 1 hour ago
Medical marijuana proponents pitch plan
Dozens of people from across Ohio and Michigan are testifying today at a medical marijuana hearing two Ohio senators are holding inside the student center auditorium on the University of Toledo's Scott Park campus.

Published 1 hour ago
Trump settles lawsuit against Univision
NEW YORK — Donald Trump and Univision said Thursday they have resolved the lawsuit that the Republican presidential contender filed after the company decided last summer not to broadcast the Miss Universe and Miss USA pageants.

Published 1 hour ago
Springsteen to publish autobiography
LOS ANGELES — The Boss has dropped a bombshell.




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