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A pickup truck gets stranded on a street in a flooded neighborhood west of downtown Houston on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017. The city has ordered a mandatory evacuation of flooded-out homes in the area, but people are still retrieving belongings from homes that have been standing in water for days. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
September 04, 2017 - 3:33 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston's mayor insists that America's fourth-largest city is "open for business," but with areas under water, people not yet in their homes, and billions in damage to repair, major disasters that Harvey created are by no means resolved. Mayor Sylvester Turner said much of the city...
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A pickup truck gets stranded on a street in a flooded neighborhood west of downtown Houston on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017. The city has ordered a mandatory evacuation of flooded-out homes in the area, but people are still retrieving belongings from homes that have been standing in water for days. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
September 03, 2017 - 11:17 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston's mayor insists that America's fourth-largest city is "open for business," but with areas under water, people not yet in their homes, and billions in damage to repair, major disasters that Harvey created are by no means resolved. Mayor Sylvester Turner said much of the city...
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August 30, 2017 - 11:09 pm
DENVER (AP) — A 224,000-acre (90,650 hectare) ranch in northwest Colorado is being offered for sale with an asking price of $100 million. The Cross Mountain Ranch is owned by the family of the late real estate tycoon Ronald Boeddeker and is a working cattle and sheep ranch. With more than 20 miles...
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August 30, 2017 - 10:12 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court says that two directors of a poultry farm cleaning company at the center of a Europe-wide tainted food scare must remain in custody for a further 30 days while investigations into their alleged involvement in the scandal continue. A court in the eastern...
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August 23, 2017 - 3:55 pm
MONROE, La. (AP) — Foster Farms, one of the largest private employers in north Louisiana, is doing a $30 million upgrade to the poultry processing plant. Gov. John Bel Edwards and the company announced the plans for the Farmerville plant on Wednesday, saying the upgrade will create 50 new jobs. The...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2017 file photo, a protester holds up a flag outside of a federal courthouse in Las Vegas in support of defendants accused of wielding weapons against federal agents during a 2014 standoff involving cattleman and states' rights advocate Cliven Bundy. A federal jury in Las Vegas is deliberating again Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in the retrial of four men accused of wielding assault weapons against federal agents in a 2014 standoff near the Nevada ranch of anti-government figure Cliven Bundy. Jurors returned to work Monday, after spending a little more than two days last week going over five weeks of evidence in the case against four defendants. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
August 22, 2017 - 8:29 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal jury in Las Vegas refused Tuesday to convict four defendants who were retried on accusations that they threatened and assaulted federal agents by wielding assault weapons in a 2014 confrontation to stop a cattle roundup near the Nevada ranch of states' rights figure...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2017 file photo, a protester holds up a flag outside of a federal courthouse in Las Vegas in support of defendants accused of wielding weapons against federal agents during a 2014 standoff involving cattleman and states' rights advocate Cliven Bundy. A federal jury in Las Vegas is deliberating again Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in the retrial of four men accused of wielding assault weapons against federal agents in a 2014 standoff near the Nevada ranch of anti-government figure Cliven Bundy. Jurors returned to work Monday, after spending a little more than two days last week going over five weeks of evidence in the case against four defendants. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
August 22, 2017 - 6:33 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal jury in Las Vegas refused Tuesday to convict four accused gunman in a 2014 standoff with federal authorities near the Nevada ranch of states' rights figure Cliven Bundy. In a verdict that delivered a stunning setback to federal prosecutors, the jury acquitted Ricky...
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In this photo taken Monday, Aug. 7, 2017 Eggs are kept fresh in an egg-box in a laboratory of the Chemical and Veterinary Investigation Office in Krefeld, Germany. Dutch investigators detained two men Thursday who are suspected of being involved in the illegal use of pesticide at poultry farms that sparked a massive food safety scare in several European countries. (Marcel Kusch/dpa via AP)
August 10, 2017 - 9:33 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on an investigation of eggs tainted with an illegal pesticide in Europe (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Reports of possibly tainted eggs linked to the pesticide scandal in the Netherlands and Belgium are cropping up in several countries. Luxembourg's government...
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August 06, 2017 - 5:44 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian food safety authorities began investigating possible pesticide contamination in eggs in early June, several weeks before the public was made aware of a food safety scare now affecting several European countries. Supermarkets have pulled millions of eggs from shelves after...
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Rancher David Stambaugh holds his cattle brand certificate as he awaits an Arizona Supreme Court decision on whether the state can allow an identical cattle brand to be used by two ranchers Thursday, Aug 3, 2017, in Eloy, Ariz. Stambaugh has owned the Bar 7 brand since he was 10 years old, but the state Agriculture Department allowed a California cattle company to use the same brand. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
August 03, 2017 - 4:56 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona rancher who fought for years to retain sole use of his "Bar 7" cattle brand won a big victory Thursday in the Arizona Supreme Court when the court ruled the state did not have the legal right to let another cattle company use it to brand its cows. The unanimous court...
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