Judge to hear arguments on Dakota Access pipeline work

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — A federal judge in Washington, D.C., is hearing arguments on whether to stop work on the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline until a legal battle with American Indian tribes is resolved.

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AP image of Turkish assassin wins World Press Photo award

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Associated Press photographer Burhan Ozbilici won the 2017 World Press Photo competition Monday, with jurors and colleagues lauding his courage and composure in capturing his image of a gun-wielding off-duty Turkish policeman standing over the body of Russia's ambassador, whom he had just fatally shot.

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4 dead in French Alps avalanche; 5 others being retrieved

PARIS (AP) — French rescue workers say four skiers have been killed in an avalanche in the French Alps near the resort of Tignes and five others are being pulled out of the snow with shovels.

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