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Thousands march in NYC, around globe over climate
NEW YORK (AP) -- Accompanied by drumbeats, wearing costumes and carrying signs, thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of Manhattan and other cities around the world on Sunday to urge policy makers to take action on climate change....
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32 structures destroyed in California wildfire
POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) -- Officials say nearly three-dozen structures have been destroyed in an expanding wildfire in Northern California....
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Authorities: Islamic State group an online threat
NEW YORK (AP) -- The latest issue of the digital magazine "Dabiq" features glossy photos of smiling militants from the Islamic State group, mutilated bodies on the battlefield and articles with titles such as, "There is No Life Without Jihad" and "Foley's Blood is on Obama's Hands."...
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Some California wells run dry amid drought
EAST PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- Hundreds of domestic wells in California's drought-parched Central Valley farming region have run dry, leaving many residents to rely on donated bottles of drinking water to get by....
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Police: 4 kids killed in crash weren't restrained
EFFORT, Pa. (AP) -- Four children killed in a multi-vehicle crash in northeastern Pennsylvania were not in booster seats or wearing seatbelts when the car in which they were traveling caused a high-speed, four-car crash, police said Sunday....
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Clementi family become advocates after suicide
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) -- Tyler Clementi's family could have stayed silent after he killed himself....
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9 days in, no contact with trooper slaying suspect
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- Nine days after a gunman opened fire in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks, authorities have had no contact with the suspect they describe as a self-taught survivalist despite an intensive search that shut down the heavily wooded community where he lived with his parents....
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Judge: Man in 9/11 airport hoax should be freed
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man accused of creating a hoax that closed down a busy terminal at Kansas City International Airport on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks might go free without ever standing trial, after a federal judge recommended the court allow the mentally ill man to be released....
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More than a dozen dead horses found in barn
BLACK FOREST, Colo. (AP) -- Authorities say a special unit that responds to animal abuse will handle a case involving more than a dozen dead and malnourished horses found in a Colorado barn....
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Backers seek expansion of civil rights death law
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- There has only been one prosecution under the Emmett Till Act, even though the law was passed with the promise of $135 million for police work and an army of federal agents to investigate unsolved killings from the civil rights era. Some deaths aren't even under review because of a quirk in the law....
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Facts, questions in fatal Ohio Wal-Mart shooting
CINCINNATI (AP) -- A grand jury looking into the fatal shooting of a man by police in an Ohio Wal-Mart will have to sort out conflicting accounts to determine whether charges should be filed in a racially charged case that has drawn national attention....
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California authorities catch 4 of 5 jail escapees
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Four of five inmates have been recaptured a day after their escape from a central California jail, authorities said. The fifth man remained at large....
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Suspect surrenders in Idaho reservation standoff
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) -- An armed man surrendered Saturday night following an 18-hour standoff on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation in southeast Idaho, authorities said....
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Pope chooses a moderate for Chicago archbishop
As the leader of two American dioceses, Roman Catholic Bishop Blase Cupich has staked out a firm position in the middle of the road....
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Residents return to homes as ambush suspect hunted
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- State police are lifting a shelter in place order for the area of northeastern Pennsylvania where a manhunt for the suspect in a trooper ambush is underway....
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