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Tourist boat capsizes in storm, killing 17 in Missouri
Divers on Friday pulled the last bodies from the wreckage of a "duck boat" that sank a day earlier during a storm in a lake near a popular Missouri destination, killing 17 people in one of the deadliest U.S. tourist incidents for years.

Extradite accused killer of Chilean singer Victor Jara, daughter pleads
The daughter of popular Chilean folk singer Victor Jara has urged the Chilean government to act quicker to push for the extradition from the United States of the man found liable for the 1973 murder of her father.

Baltimore lawsuit blames oil and gas companies for climate change
Baltimore filed a lawsuit on Friday against 26 oil and gas companies and entities, including BP Plc, Chevron Corp and Exxon Mobil Corp, for knowingly contributing to what the city called the catastrophic consequences of climate change.

'Duck boat' design flaw flagged years ago
The deaths of 17 people who drowned when a "duck boat" they were riding in sank in a Missouri lake have brought back to mind design faults in the amphibious tourist vessel that were flagged almost two decades ago by U.S. safety officials.

Texas power use to keep hitting records during heat wave: ERCOT
Homes and businesses in Texas used record amounts of power for a second straight day on Thursday and are expected to use even more in coming days as consumers crank up air conditioners to escape a brutal heat wave, according to the operator of much of the state's power grid.

U.S. lawmakers cut anti-ZTE measure from must-pass defense bill
U.S. lawmakers who reached an agreement on a must-pass defense bill cut from the legislation a measure that would have made it harder for the president to undo sanctions slapped on China's ZTE Corp , a top Democrat in the Senate said on Friday.