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MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016

SUNDAY, DEC. 4, 2016

Dan Nanamkin, of the Colville tribe in Nespelem, Wash., right, drums with a procession through the Oceti Sakowin camp after it was announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers won’t grant easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in Cannon Ball, N.D., Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016. (David Goldman / Associated Press)

SUNDAY, DEC. 4, 2016, 2:44 P.M.

Army Corps blocks route of Dakota Access oil pipeline

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday that it won’t grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota, handing a victory to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and its supporters, who argued the project would threaten a water source and cultural sites.

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