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SATURDAY, DEC. 17, 2016



SATURDAY, DEC. 17, 2016, 6:36 P.M.

Bridge near pipeline protest likely to reopen – eventually

Reopening a bridge near the main Dakota Access pipeline protest encampment is key to restoring better relations between the state and the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, according to North Dakota’s now-former governor and the tribal chairman, but the effort will take weeks if not months.

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FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016


Apple CEO Tim Cook, right, and PayPal founder Peter Thiel, center, listen as President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with technology industry leaders at Trump Tower in New York on Wednesday. (Evan Vucci / Associated Press)

FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 3:05 P.M.

Trump moves to cancel business deals in Azerbaijan, Georgia

The Trump Organization has canceled a licensing deal for a hotel in Azerbaijan and is taking steps to do the same for a project in neighboring Georgia, part of recent efforts by the president-elect to extricate his business from thorny relationships five weeks before he takes office.

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A Chevrolet Camaro stopped short of crashing into a partially overturned two-trailer dirt-hauling dump truck after it's driver slid, tipped and wound up partially dangling off the ramp from the eastbound 91 freeway to the northbound 55 Friday in Anaheim, Calif. (Ken Steinhardt / Associated Press)

FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 2:50 P.M.

Big storm hits California; chopper saves homeless and dogs

A pre-winter storm drenched California with rain and dumped nearly three feet of snow to help bolster the vital Sierra Nevada snowpack but also triggered mud flows, street flooding and the dramatic rescue Friday of two homeless women and 10 dogs from a flooded river island near Los Angeles.

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