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Sri Lanka deploys army to distribute fuel during strike

Sri Lanka deploys army to distribute fuel during strike

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka's government deployed army troops on Wednesday to restore fuel distribution crippled during a strike launched by trade unions who want to stop leases of oil tanks to India and China.
Vote shows GOP's problems in replacing Obama health law

Vote shows GOP's problems in replacing Obama health law

WASHINGTON — Where the Senate Republican effort to demolish the Obama health care law ends up is anyone's guess, but early indications are the GOP will have a hard time replacing that statute with any sweeping changes.
Sister: Teen driver in fatal California crash not at fault

Sister: Teen driver in fatal California crash not at fault

FRESNO, Calif. — A 14-year-old survivor of a deadly car crash in California that was livestreamed on Instagram said she isn't mad at anyone and doesn't blame the driver.
Celgene Corp. to pay $280M to settle cancer drug fraud suit

Celgene Corp. to pay $280M to settle cancer drug fraud suit

LOS ANGELES — Celgene Corp.
Cyber staff: Wisconsin company offers to microchip employees

Cyber staff: Wisconsin company offers to microchip employees

A Wisconsin company is offering to microchip its employees, enabling them to open doors, log onto their computers and purchase break room snacks with a simple swipe of the hand.
California knocks Trump as it extends climate change effort

California knocks Trump as it extends climate change effort

SAN FRANCISCO — Gov. Jerry Brown and his predecessor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, stood side by side Tuesday to cheer the extension of one of the most ambitious programs in the U.S.
NTSB: We can't know why SUV was on tracks before train crash

NTSB: We can't know why SUV was on tracks before train crash

NEW YORK — Federal safety investigators said Tuesday they can't determine why an SUV ended up in the path of an oncoming commuter train, causing a crash that killed six people at a rail crossing in suburban New York in 2015.

Fired Fox News executive proclaims innocence in lawsuit

NEW YORK — A Fox News Channel executive fired because of a sexual-harassment case has proclaimed his innocence in a lawsuit, saying he was tricked into signing an agreement to keep quiet about the case.
Brazil prosecutors triple budget for corruption probe

Brazil prosecutors triple budget for corruption probe

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's Attorney General's office announced on Tuesday that it has tripled its 2018 budget for the investigation into a sprawling corruption scandal that has engulfed political and business leaders across Latin America.
Colbert's shows from Russia are winners for CBS

Colbert's shows from Russia are winners for CBS

NEW YORK — Russia may represent bad news for President Donald Trump. But not for his late-night nemesis, Stephen Colbert.