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Authorities raid 247 Colorado homes growing black market pot

Authorities raid 247 Colorado homes growing black market pot

DENVER — Authorities said Friday they raided hundreds of black market marijuana operations in Colorado that flouted the state's cannabis law by growing tens of thousands of plants in Denver-area homes and selling the drugs out of state.
Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri Gov.

United Airlines extends cancellation of Boeing Max flights

United Airlines is cancelling another month's worth of flights with Boeing 737 Max planes that were grounded after two deadly accidents. United said Friday it has removed the Max from its schedule through Aug.
Federal lawsuit filed to block Alabama's new abortion ban

Federal lawsuit filed to block Alabama's new abortion ban

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A federal lawsuit filed Friday asks a judge to block an Alabama law that outlaws almost all abortions, the most far-reaching attempt by a conservative state to seek new restrictions on the procedure.
Terror probe after 'low force' blast in French city of Lyon

Terror probe after 'low force' blast in French city of Lyon

LYON, France — A "low force" blast hit a busy pedestrian street Friday in the French city of Lyon, injuring seven people as it shattered the glass from a refrigerated shop cooler in a bakery, a local official said.
Colorado rancher pleads not guilty in killing of fiancee

Colorado rancher pleads not guilty in killing of fiancee

CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. — A Colorado rancher suspected of killing his fiancee and burning her body pleaded not guilty Friday to murder and solicitation to commit murder charges.
Fire in tutoring centre kills 19 students in western India

Fire in tutoring centre kills 19 students in western India

NEW DELHI — At least 19 teenage students were killed in a fire that broke out Friday in a tutoring centre in the western Indian city of Surat, a top state official said.

Wyoming Symphony Orchestra announces new conductor

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Symphony Orchestra has named Christopher Dragon as its new conductor and music director following a search lasting 1 1/2 years.
Ready, aim, oops! Historic tank turns lemon-lime yellow

Ready, aim, oops! Historic tank turns lemon-lime yellow

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — A Korean War era tank owned by the West Virginia National Guard has turned bright lemon-lime yellow.
US orders for long-lasting goods fall 2.1% in April

US orders for long-lasting goods fall 2.1% in April

WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. factories for large manufactured goods fell sharply last month, pulled down by lower demand for commercial aircraft and cars, while businesses also pulled back on investment spending.