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Hope fades in Philippines for dozens buried in landslides

Sep. 17, 2018 10:55 AM EDT

ITOGON, Philippines (AP) — Dozens of people believed buried in a landslide unleashed by Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines probably did not survive, a mayor said Monday, although rescuers kept digging through mud and debris covering a chapel where they had taken shelter. Of the 40 to 50 miners and their...

Montana will defend law in mining dispute near Yellowstone

Sep. 8, 2018 5:25 PM EDT

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Attorney General's Office says it will defend a state law at the center of a dispute over a proposed gold mine in mountains north of Yellowstone National Park. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reported Saturday that state attorneys are stepping into a lawsuit over a statute...

Feds lift roadblock to copper mining near Boundary Waters

Sep. 6, 2018 5:19 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday lifted a roadblock to copper-nickel mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of northeastern Minnesota, reversing a decision made in the final days of the Obama administration. The Obama administration in late 2016 withdrew around 234,000...