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Portland immigrant takes sanctuary at church
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A community activist who first came to the U.S. from El Salvador nearly two decades ago spent the weekend hidden in an Oregon church, becoming the latest immigrant to seek sanctuary as authorities try to deport him....
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Wesleyan orders fraternities to become coed
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) -- Wesleyan University in Connecticut on Monday ordered its fraternities with houses on campus to become coeducational within three years, a move it says is not just about bad behavior but also equality....
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Protesters stage Wall Street climate crisis sit-in
NEW YORK (AP) -- A day after over 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than 1,000 activists blocked parts of Broadway in Manhattan's financial district in a sit-in to protest what they see as corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate crisis....
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FAA: Airplane makes emergency landing in Omaha
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Officials say a commercial airplane traveling from Boston to Los Angeles made an emergency landing in Nebraska....
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Lawyer: Deputies obeyed rules in handling prisoner
DENVER (AP) -- Five Denver sheriff's deputies followed the rules when they used a sleeper hold and stun gun to restrain a homeless street preacher who died in the downtown jail, a defense attorney said Monday....
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Detroit tells judge: We can't give away free water
DETROIT (AP) -- Detroit's water department defended its shutoff policy Monday and warned that free service to people with unpaid bills could be "very devastating" to the bottom line....
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Trial opens for sheriff accused of 'road rage'
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Prosecutors say a northern New Mexico sheriff abused his power when he roughed up a motorist and pointed his revolver to the driver's head during a traffic stop in "a fit of road rage."...
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Appeals court reinstates NY NatWest-Hamas lawsuit
NEW YORK (AP) -- A federal appeals court on Monday reinstated a lawsuit in which victims of terrorist attacks in Israel accused the National Westminster Bank of supporting Hamas, just hours before a Brooklyn jury ruled against a bank in a similar case....
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Prosecutor to drop all Seattle marijuana tickets
SEATTLE (AP) -- Seattle's elected prosecutor said Monday he's dropping all tickets issued for the public use of marijuana through the first seven months of this year, because most of them were issued by a single police officer who disagrees with the legal pot law....
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Jury begins review of fatal Ohio Wal-Mart shooting
XENIA, Ohio (AP) -- A special grand jury began hearing evidence Monday in the racially charged case of a fatal police shooting inside a Wal-Mart store....
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Officials catch cougar roaming Utah neighborhoods
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A young mountain lion was let go back into the wild Monday a day after roaming into a Salt Lake City neighborhood and forcing dozens of families to stay inside their homes for nearly five hours....
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Investigation continues in Wyoming hospital crash
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) -- The investigation continued Monday into a car crash that killed two people at a Casper, Wyoming, hospital....
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California wildfire crews brace for weather shift
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Crews scrambled Monday to extend control lines around a massive Northern California wildfire threatening thousands of homes as they braced for strong, erratic winds similar to when the blaze doubled in size a week ago....
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Bear suspected to have killed New Jersey hiker
WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) -- A black bear believed to have attacked and killed a hiker over the weekend likely was looking for food and was circling the victim's body when sheriff's officers and wildlife officials killed it, officials said Monday....
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Florida investigated man who killed 6 grandkids
MIAMI (AP) -- Two weeks before a Florida man fatally shot his daughter and six grandchildren, someone called the state child abuse hotline, worried that adults were doing drugs in front of the kids, according to documents released Monday....
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