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News Minute: Here is the latest North Carolina news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A pair of scientists says efforts to ban shark fins in the U.S. might actually harm attempts to conserve the marine predators. Shark researchers David Shiffman and Robert Hueter say the U.S. is a minor contributor to the worldwide shark fin trade. They say that shutting down its system of sustainable shark fisheries could prompt less regulated fisheries to step in to fill the void.

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Police have named three suspects charged in the shooting death of a woman in North Carolina. Authorities tell local media 23-year-old Jamal Shamsuddeen, 24-year-old Aquan Pitts and 20-year-old Mustafa Magwood have all been charged with murder.

WALHALLA, S.C. (AP) - Three people have been killed in a crash in South Carolina. The South Carolina Highway Patrol and Oconee County Coroner's office are investigating the wreck, which happened at around 6 p.m. Saturday.

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - A man is facing charges after authorities say he drove into a crowd outside a North Carolina nightclub. Police tell local media the incident happened at around 2:45 a.m. Sunday outside La Luna nightclub in Durham.

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