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CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Armed soldiers and law enforcement officers dressed in riot gear and driving trucks, military Humvees and buses moved in Thursday to force Dakota Access pipeline protesters off private land where they had camped to block construction.
By Hilary Russ NEW YORK (Reuters) - Strong growth data out of Britain prompted the worst daily selloff in government bond for months and pushed yields on the world's benchmark bonds higher on Thursday, as expectations eased for a Bank of England interest rate cut. In the United States, equity losses led by Comcast and consumer discretionary stocks offset gains in the healthcare sector, while European stocks slid and the U.S. dollar advanced against the Swedish crown and Japanese yen. Official data showed that Britain's economy slowed only slightly in the three months after it voted to exit the European Union.