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05.03.2015

Libyan state oil corporation declares 11 oil fields non-operational after suspected IS attacks

TRIPOLI, Libya - Libya's state-run oil corporation has declared 11 oil fields in the country non-operational after attacks by suspected Islamic State militants, opting for a force majeure clause that exempts the state from contractual obligations.

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05.03.2015

Applications for US unemployment aid reach a 10-month high but still point to solid job gains

WASHINGTON - The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level since May, though the pace of applications remains at a level consistent with steady hiring.

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05.03.2015

B.C. to ban e-cigarette sales to youth, restrict indoor use

VICTORIA - B.C.'s health minister is regulating electronic cigarettes with new legislation that will ban sales to young people and prohibit their use in indoor public spaces and workplaces.

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05.03.2015

Chemical fire at Vancouver's port still burning; one-third the size

VANCOUVER - Officials say a chemical fire at Vancouver's port is still burning but is one-third of its original size.

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05.03.2015

Conservative party helped piece together Duffy activities for RCMP

OTTAWA - The Conservative party helped the RCMP piece together Sen. Mike Duffy's whereabouts when he attended events with Tory MPs and candidates across Canada, details that could form part of the Crown's case when the trial opens next month.

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World News

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05.03.2015

Plane skids off runway at LaGuardia Airport, crashes through fence; 6 people hurt

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Officials say six people aboard a plane from Atlanta that skidded off a runway at LaGuardia Airport while landing have injuries that aren't life threatening.

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05.03.2015

Convicted murderer Jodi Arias won't receive death penalty after jury deadlocks on sentence

PHOENIX - Convicted murderer Jodi Arias was spared the death penalty Thursday after jurors deadlocked on whether she should be executed or sent to prison for life for killing her lover in 2008.

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