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EPA restricts mercury from cement plants

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday finalized regulations limiting the release of mercury and other toxic air pollutants from cement plants, a move the Obama administration said will save lives but that cement makers warned could drive jobs overseas.

This is the first time the federal government has restricted emissions from existing cement kilns.

Escaped killer caught in Wyoming

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. —An escaped killer with a handgun and a hitchhiking sign expressed relief at his capture on Monday after 10 days on the run, while authorities searched to the north for a second fugitive and his female accomplice.

Tracy Province, 42, was caught as he walked in Meeteetse, Wyo.

The search for inmate John McCluskey, 45, and Casslyn Welch, 44, has shifted to Montana.

Vampires dominate Teen Choice Awards

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. —Bloodsuckers struck another vein at the Teen Choice Awards with "The Twilight Saga" ruling Sunday's ceremony with 12 wins, while "The Vampire Diaries" sucked up seven surfboard-shaped trophies.

The awards, which honor celebrities in television, film, music and sports, were selected by over 85 million votes cast online. Winners included "Gossip Girl," Ellen DeGeneres, "Pretty Little Liars" and "Wizards of Waverly Place" star Selena Gomez.

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