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Cause of massive N.D. fire unknown, flights cancelled

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 13:18
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A massive fire was still burning Tuesday afternoon 12 hours after it began at an oil supply company in an industrial part of the western North Dakota oil patch town of Williston. Department of Health Air Quality Division director Terry O'Clair said local fire departments are letting the blaze at Red River Supply burn itself out and a National Guard hazmat unit is heading to the scene.
Last body found in Oso mudslide, search team says
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 13:18
The Snohomish County sheriff's office in Washington state says search and rescue personnel believe they have found the last body from the March 22 mudslide that killed 43 people at Oso, Washington. Although the search for victims ended in April, workers have been screening debris and watching for the body of 44-year-old Molly Kristine "Kris" Regelbrugge (reg-el-BREW'-gee). Details were expected to be released at a news conference Tuesday afternoon in Everett.
Tree planted in memory of George Harrison felled ... by beetles
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 13:18
(AP) Beatles vs. beetles! In a case of unbelievable coincidence, a pine tree planted in memory of the late Beatle George Harrison was killed by a beetle infestation. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT The tree, planted in a Los Angeles park, was overrun with bark beetles, LA Councilman Tom La Bonge said over the weekend, adding that a new tree will be planted in its place, the LA Times reported.
Ali Lohan reportedly launching country music career
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 13:18
Lindsay Lohan poses with her mother Dina and sister Aliana at premiere of "Just My Luck" in Los Angeles.Reuters PreviousNext Lindsay Lohan‘s younger sister, Ali Lohan, is launching her own music career, but she’s staying far away from the pop world of her older sibling. The 20-year-old seems to be interested in country music instead.
Airlines halt flights into Israel
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 12:47
22 July 2014Last updated at 17:14 Share this pageDeliciousDiggFacebookredditStumbleUponTwitterEmailPrint Delta said it had diverted a flight en route to Tel Aviv from New York City to Paris on Tuesday Continue reading the main story Aerospace and DefenceBombardier jet has tricky take-offEurope's combat drone challengeThe $20m budget fighter jetFarnborough Airshow: In pictures US airlines Delta and United have suspended all service into Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport. Delta said it was doing so "to ensure the…
Listeria risk prompts fruit recall
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 12:19
Wawona Packing Co. is recalling peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots, saying they may have been infected with Listeria. STORY HIGHLIGHTSCostco, Trader Joe's and Walmart are notifying consumers about a fruit recallWawona Packing Co. voluntarily recalls peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots Internal company testing revealed the fruit may be contaminated with ListeriaThe fruits were packed in California warehouses between June 1 and July 12
Justice Department suspends most poll watching
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 12:19
STORY HIGHLIGHTSJustice Department lawyers say they have no legal authority to unilaterally assign poll observersLast year, a Supreme Court ruling invalidated key sections of the Voting Rights ActDepartment won't put observers in polling stations, except in nine jurisdictions in seven states It may still send monitors who keep an eye outside polling precincts (CNN) -- For the first time in decades, voters in Georgia are going to the polls Tuesday without the chance of having…
Opinion: Eat this fish and do the planet a favor
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 12:19
STORY HIGHLIGHTSSally Kohn: EPA is blocking mining in Alaska's Bristol Bay to protect the healthy wild salmonKohn: Pollution, climate change, overfishing threaten our stock of fish that are best to eatKohn: One of the best is the Alaska wild salmon, another is tasty, healthy sardinesCheck out the easy recipe for grilled sardines from a Brooklyn, New York, chef Editor's note:Sally Kohn is a progressive activist, columnist and television commentator. Follow her on Twitter @sallykohn.
Appeals courts differ on Obamacare
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 12:19
Washington (CNN) -- In a dramatic blow to a key Obamacare program, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that individuals cannot use tax credits or subsidies to buy health insurance on federally run exchanges. The divided three-judge panel said those cost-sharing subsidies can be used only through state-run health exchanges, not the federal exchanges. The court's decision could make it harder to ensure affordable coverage for millions in the 34 states that have chosen not…
U.S. airlines suspend Israel flights
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 12:19
STORY HIGHLIGHTSDelta, American suspend flights to Tel AvivDelta cites "reports of a rocket or associated debris" near airportIsrael Airport Authority urges airlines to reconsider, saying airport is safe (CNN) -- The Federal Aviation Administration has told U.S. airlines that they are prohibited from flying to or from Israel's Ben Gurion Airport for a period of up to 24 hours. "The notice was issued in response to a rocket strike which landed approximately one mile" from…
 

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