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Court Rebuffs Dakota Pipeline Protesters, but US Intervention Halts Construction

A U.S. federal court refused a request by the Standing Rock Sioux tribe to halt construction of an oil pipeline, but the federal government stepped into the dispute Friday, appealing for calm and ordering the pipeline construction company to suspend its work on federal land. The Dakota Access oil pipeline, already under construction, is a $3.7 billion project crossing four U.S. states, intended to transport crude oil from North Dakota to the states of Iowa and Illinois in the central...

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