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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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AP Exclusive: Brazil says no to global forest plan
NEW YORK (AP) -- Despite its critical role in protecting the Amazon rainforest, Brazil will not endorse a global anti-deforestation initiative being announced at the U.N. climate summit, complaining it was left out of the consultation process. A U.N. official disputed that claim....
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Ex US Marine imprisoned in Iran can call home
NEW YORK (AP) -- The family of a former Marine imprisoned in Iran since his arrest three years ago on spying charges said his conditions have improved and he is now allowed to call home several times a week....
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Tensions high as ambush suspect evades capture
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- A 10-day manhunt for the survivalist accused of ambushing a Pennsylvania State Police barracks has narrowed to the rural area where he grew up and his parents still live, but the suspect has managed to elude capture despite the efforts of hundreds of law enforcement officials....
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Marathon suspect's friend due in court for hearing
BOSTON (AP) -- A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was due in federal court for a final hearing before his trial begins next week....
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Conservative scholar faces sentencing
NEW YORK (AP) -- A conservative scholar behind a high-grossing film condemning President Barack Obama is facing sentencing in his campaign finance case....
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Bin Laden spokesman faces possible life term
NEW YORK (AP) -- Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was due in court to face a possible life sentence for his role as the spokesman for al-Qaida following the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks....
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Normal traffic resumes on highway hit by slide
OSO, Wash. (AP) -- Six months after a hillside gave way in the Washington town of Oso, burying 43 people and blocking a state highway, the community is taking another step toward recovery with the return of normal traffic on the route....
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100 arrested at 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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Fox attacks 2nd grader, teacher during gym class
EAST WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) -- Four people were bitten by a fox on Monday, including a second grade boy who was attacked during an outdoor gym class, and the boy's gym teacher who ran to his aide and ripped the animal off him....
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Trial opens for sheriff accused of 'road rage'
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A northern New Mexico sheriff abused his power when he unnecessarily chased a motorist and pointed his revolver to the driver's head in "a fit of road rage," a federal prosecutor said Monday....
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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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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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Boy killed in shed fire behind house on Cape Cod
HYANNIS, Mass. (AP) -- Authorities in Cape Cod, Massachusetts say a young boy has died in a fast-moving fire in a small storage shed where neighbors say children were playing behind a house....
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Investigation: Seattle ferry wasn't overloaded
SEATTLE (AP) -- A state investigation has found that a Seattle ferry that was forced to turn around before a preseason Seahawks football game last month wasn't overloaded, after all....
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