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Major NM-Ariz. power line closer to service

Major NM-Ariz. power line closer to service

ALBUQUERQUE — The federal government is one step closer to approving a proposed $2 billion electric transmission line between Arizona and New Mexico that has become a priority for the Obama administration.

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Central Florida family rescued from state forest

SANFORD, Fla. — A central Florida father and four kids are thankful they didn't have to spend a cold night in a state forest after getting lost while biking.

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Obama unleashed: Defies GOP election wins, moves in opposite direction

WASHINGTON — President Obama has spent November acting with a defiant fury, moving with little regard for the message voters sent at the polls.

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New breed of French protester: sheep

New breed of French protester: sheep

A sheep is seen during a protest in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. Thursday Nov. 27, 2014. Shepherds from France demonstrated Thursday against the French policy that protects wolves that they say attack their herds. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

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New breed of French protester: sheep

New breed of French protester: sheep

Sheep are seen during a protest in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. Thursday Nov. 27, 2014. Shepherds from France demonstrated Thursday against the French policy that protects wolves that they say attack their herds. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

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New breed of French protester: sheep

New breed of French protester: sheep

PARIS — Disgruntled farmers have brought their sheep to the Eiffel Tower to protest wolf attacks, and what they call the government's anti-farmer environmental policies.

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Pope visits Turkey amid Christian-Muslim tensions

Pope visits Turkey amid Christian-Muslim tensions

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2006 file photo Pope Benedict XVI, third left, and Mufti of Istanbul Mustafa Cagrici, fourth left, visit the Sultanahmet Mosque, known as Blue Mosque, in Istanbul, Turkey. Pope Francis travels to Turkey on a three day visit beginning Friday Nov. 28, 2014, amid new Mus…

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Pope visits Turkey amid Christian-Muslim tensions

Pope visits Turkey amid Christian-Muslim tensions

FILE - In this May 25, 2014 file photo, Pope Francis stands with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I as they meet outside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, in Jerusalem's Old City. Pope Francis travels to Turkey on a three day visit beginning Friday Nov. 28, 2014, amid new Muslim-Christian te…

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Pope visits Turkey amid Christian-Muslim tensions

Pope visits Turkey amid Christian-Muslim tensions

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2006 file photo Pope Benedict XVI, third left, and Mufti of Istanbul Mustafa Cagrici, fifth left, visit the Sultanahmet Mosque, known as Blue Mosque, in Istanbul, Turkey. Pope Francis travels to Turkey on a three day visit beginning Friday Nov. 28, 2014, amid new Musl…

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Pope visits Turkey amid Christian-Muslim tensions

Pope visits Turkey amid Christian-Muslim tensions

The reason for the pope’s visit is to meet the spiritual leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians, Patriarch Bartholomew I, seen above at an earlier meeting in Jerusalem.

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Pope visits Turkey amid Christian-Muslim tensions

Pope visits Turkey amid Christian-Muslim tensions

VATICAN CITY — When a pope last visited Turkey — Benedict XVI in 2006 — Muslim-Catholic tensions were so high that the Vatican added a stop at Istanbul’s famed Blue Mosque at the last minute in hopes of showing Benedict’s respect for Islam.

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It's not ok to have a second refrigerator

The growing trend of having second refrigerators is a major national energy blight.

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Will: Give thanks we live in an entertaining country

Will: Give thanks we live in an entertaining country

Contradictory policies, absurd remarks, policing underwear are just some of the antics.

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EPA sets stricter air-pollution standard

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration took steps Wednesday to cut levels of smog-forming pollution linked to asthma, lung damage and other health problems, making good on one of President Obama’s original campaign promises while setting up a fresh confrontation with Republicans and the energ…

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Even without the Keystone XL pipeline, the US oil industry is thriving

The following editorial appeared Friday in the Kansas City Star:

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Yes: Ubiquitous government overreach mutes innovative drive

Yes: Ubiquitous government overreach mutes innovative drive

Business doesn’t support regulations whose costs outweigh the benefits.

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A cruise through the Galapagos Islands is a voyage back in time

A cruise through the Galapagos Islands is a voyage back in time

You see essentially what Darwin saw in 1835 on the Galapagos Islands. 

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BC-AP News Digest 7 am

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A man walks in the street after police fired tear gas to disperse a crowd Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, during a protest for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer last Saturday in Ferguson, Mo. As night fell Sunday in Ferguson, another peaceful protest quickly deteriorated after marcher…

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Feds seek extra holding space for Western mustangs

Animal welfare activists slam feds for seeking holding space for wild horses.

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Diabetes Quick Fix: Roasted Salmon With Asparagus and Pepper Penne Pasta

This is the season for wild salmon. It’s so flavorful, it only needs a little olive oil and salt and pepper and it cooks in minutes. At other times of the year, good quality wild salmon can be found in the frozen seafood section of the supermarket.

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