Dakota Access oil pipeline camp cleared of protesters
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Dakota Access oil pipeline camp cleared of protesters

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Authorities on Thursday, Feb. 23, cleared a protest camp where opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline had gathered for the better part of a year, searching tents and huts and arresting three dozen holdouts who had defied a government order to leave. It took 3 ½ hours for about … Continue reading

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Congressional Republicans move to dismantle Obama rules
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Congressional Republicans move to dismantle Obama rules

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans are moving to dismantle former President Barack Obama’s rules on the environment, gun ownership and financial disclosure as they look to reverse years of what they see as excessive government regulation during the Democrat’s presidency. House Republicans are expected to vote Wednesday, Feb. 2, to scuttle a new regulation … Continue reading