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Sheriff: 1 dead, 4 injured in Washington ice cave collapse
GRANITE FALLS, Wash. (AP) -- The Snohomish County sheriff's office says one person is dead and four others have been injured by the partial ice cave collapse in northwestern Washington....
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Search for missing California baby enters fifth day
REDDING, Calif. (AP) -- Crews aided by police dogs searched for a fifth day Monday for a baby who disappeared from her crib in her father's Northern California home....
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Police ID gunman, victim he shot in Austin hotel lobby
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Austin police have released the identity of a gunman killed by an officer in a posh downtown hotel after the man fatally shot another person in the lobby....
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New Orleans: Officer arrested for obstruction of justice
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The New Orleans police Monday arrested one of their own officers for obstruction of justice as they investigate last month's shooting death of another police officer....
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Airline: Flight returns to airport after unspecified threat
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- American Airlines says a Minneapolis-bound flight returned to Charlotte Douglas International Airport shortly after taking off when the airline received a security threat....
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Serbia presses Russia to veto Srebrenica massacre resolution
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Serbia is pressing Russia to use its veto Tuesday against a British-drafted resolution marking the 20th anniversary of the 1995 massacre of some 8,000 Muslim men and boys at Srebrenica during the Bosnian war which condemns the killings as a crime of genocide....
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10 Things to Know for Tuesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:...
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San Francisco status as 'sanctuary' criticized after slaying
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The killing of a woman at a sightseeing pier has brought criticism down on this liberal city because the Mexican man under arrest was in the U.S. illegally, had been deported five times and was out on the streets after San Francisco officials disregarded a request from immigration authorities to keep him locked up....
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SC Senate votes to remove flag from Statehouse grounds
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to pull the Confederate flag off the Capitol grounds, clearing the way for a historic measure that could remove the banner more than five decades after it was first flown above the Statehouse to protest integration....
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Oregon lawmakers vote to help gay veterans, strippers
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- Oregon is on track to be the first state to hire a coordinator to help lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender veterans upgrade a less-than-honorable discharge received because of their sexual orientation....
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Arizona governor calls for probe of private prison unrest
PHOENIX (AP) -- Days of unrest at a privately run prison in Arizona became a nightmare scenario as inmates rioted, trashed housing units and injured guards, prompting the governor to order an investigation Monday into the problem at the facility....
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Mom of man killed setting off fireworks on head: rules lax
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- The mother of a man who tried to launch a firework off the top of his head for July Fourth and was killed instantly said Monday she's advocating for stricter controls about who can use the explosives....
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State: Tractor front-loader caused fatal Fresno blast
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- The front loader of a tractor punctured a gas line that exploded in Central California earlier this year, killing one jail inmate, sending several people to a hospital and halting traffic in both directions on a major highway, state officials said Monday....
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Police: Search for baby in river is a recovery operation
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A man jumped off a bridge into the Connecticut River with his 7-month-old son, police said Monday as they ended a search for the baby and began a recovery operation....
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Poached alligator identified as Southeast Texas man's killer
ORANGE, Texas (AP) -- An 11-foot, 400-pound alligator game officials say was shot and killed without a permit has been identified as the beast that killed a late-night swimmer at a Southeast Texas marina....
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