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Northern California wildfire burns 100 homes
WEED, Calif. (AP) -- A fire driven by fierce winds raced through a small town near the Oregon border on Monday, burning a church to the ground, damaging or destroying 100 homes and prompting evacuation orders for at least 1,500 people, authorities said....
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3 dead in Corpus Christi trailer park shooting
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) -- A 63-year-old man was arrested after three people were killed and a child injured in a shooting at a trailer park in South Texas, according to police....
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UN envoy warns Libya on brink of prolonged strife
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Rapidly deteriorating security and deepening political divisions have brought Libya "closer to the brink of protracted conflict and civil strife," the top U.N. envoy in the country warned on Monday....
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Facing death, Sudanese woman relied on her faith
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- The Sudanese woman imprisoned for refusing to reject Christianity said in a televised interview airing Monday night that she was resolved to keep her faith even if it meant death....
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Judge halts proceedings in child stabbing case
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) -- A judge halted court proceedings Monday for one of two 12-year-old girls accused of trying to kill a classmate to please a fictional character called Slender Man while the girl undergoes a competency evaluation....
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BP Alaska plans layoffs following Hilcorp sale
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- BP Alaska, a major player in the state's oil industry, on Monday announced plans to lay off 275 employees and direct contractors early next year....
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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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Burger King wants Hawaii needle lawsuit dismissed
HONOLULU (AP) -- Burger King wants to dismiss a lawsuit alleging there were needles in a sandwich after the former soldier who made the claim didn't attend a settlement conference....
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PG&E officials removed for improper communications
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Four senior officials with Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and the state commission regulating it were removed or resigned over emails released Monday showing the utility and state regulators appeared to negotiate which judge would be assigned to hear one of the utility's rate cases....
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Bombing suspect's lawyers: Didn't pose as FBI
BOSTON (AP) -- Attorneys for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday denied as "false" and "preposterous" an allegation that defense team members posed as FBI employees while investigating the case in Russia....
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New Mexico sheriff enters plea in disputed stop
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A northern New Mexico sheriff pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges stemming from an off-duty traffic stop that authorities say left a driver injured....
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U.Va. chief: 'Deep concern' for missing student
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- The president of the University of Virginia says the community is deeply concerned about a student who has been missing since early Saturday....
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Victim's family praying for girl in range accident
PHOENIX (AP) -- The family of an Arizona shooting-range instructor who was accidentally shot and killed by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi say they're praying for her....
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Students sickened, carbon monoxide leak suspected
GIRARD, Ill. (AP) -- More than 140 Illinois middle school students and adults were sent to hospitals Monday after becoming ill because of a carbon monoxide leak caused by a faulty furnace flue, school district and fire officials said....
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Doctor convicted of killing sentenced in sex case
PROVO, Utah (AP) -- A Utah doctor convicted of killing his wife was sentenced Monday to one to 15 years in prison in a separate sexual abuse case....
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