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Brazil's Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection

Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht is filing for bankruptcy protection to restructure $13 billion in debt, according to a statement from the company

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Nassar judge, Olympians back USOC oversight push in Congress

The judge who sentenced former sports doctor Larry Nassar and a group of Olympians are backing an effort to create a committee to look into the operations of the U.S. Olympic Committee

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

2 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally; celebration continues

Jubilant Raptors fans jam downtown Toronto for parade for NBA champs

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Report: Childhood poverty persists in fast-growing Southwest

A report on childhood well-being shows that poverty among children has declined in the past decade but there are broad challenges to the well-being of youngsters living in states along the U.S. border with Mexico

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Fire triggers pollution concerns at US Steel coke plant

Health officials in western Pennsylvania say a fire at U.S. Steel's Clairton coke works has shut down pollution control systems, and residents are being warned about possible elevated levels of sulfur dioxide

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Rockets land in an Iraqi military post home to US personnel

The Iraqi military says three rockets have hit an installation north of Baghdad used by Iraqi troops and where American trainers are also present

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

The Latest: Reports of shots fired at Raptors parade

Toronto police: 2 people shot, wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 arrested

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Lockheed Martin announces $142M expansion of Arkansas plant

Lockheed Martin is spending $142 million and hiring 326 new workers over the next few years as it expands its south Arkansas facility

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

2 injured in gas compressor fire in Wyoming

Two workers have been injured in a flash fire at a gas compressor station in central Wyoming

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Is Elon Musk closing troublesome Twitter account or teasing?

Tesla CEO Elon Musk's Twitter twists take confusing new twist with tweet announcing his account's deletion

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Algeria's army chief renews push for presidential election

Algeria's powerful army chief is stressing the need for political dialogue that would lead to a presidential election, as a people's revolt for democracy remains at an impasse with the government

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Kansas boy very lucky to survive knife impaling his face

A 15-year-old Kansas boy got a large knife to the face, and doctors say he's extremely lucky to have survived

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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