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The Latest: NYC mayor issues construction crane safety plan

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the collapse of a construction crane, which killed a pedestrian (all times local):

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3 killed after brief police chase in San Francisco streets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three people died in a fiery crash after a car fleeing authorities crashed into a taxi in San Francisco streets, official…

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Vet's three-year battle with Montana VA ends in victory

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A Missoula veteran has won a victory in his three-year battle with the Veterans Administration over his traumatic br…

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Former Seattle IRS agent to face trial on bribery charge

SEATTLE (AP) — A former IRS agent in Seattle is set to face trial this week on accusations that he solicited and received a $20,000 bribe from…

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German police search homes of suspected extremists

BERLIN (AP) — German police on Sunday searched the homes of two men suspected of being part of an extremist organization, prosecutors said.

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Hamas kills a local commander for unnamed 'violations'

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas, the Islamic militant group that rules Gaza, said Sunday that it has killed one of its own commanders over …

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The Latest: Kerry consults with Japan, SKorean counterparts

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket (all times local):

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Freeway opens with demolition of LA bridge ahead of schedule

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Demolition crews brought down a portion of a famed downtown Los Angeles bridge sooner than expected, allowing for the early…

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Iraq says planned Baghdad wall not change demographics

BAGHDAD (AP) — A spokesman for Iraq's prime minister said Sunday that a security wall is being built around Baghdad but that it is "not politi…

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Vet's three-year battle with Montana VA ends in victory

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A Missoula veteran has won a victory in his three-year battle with the Veterans Administration over his traumatic br…

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Plagued by delays, California high-speed rail back in court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California voters embraced the idea of building the nation's first real high-speed rail system, which promised to wh…

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Rescuers in Taiwan pull out survivors from quake rubble

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — As anxious families waited nearby, rescuers on Sunday painstakingly pulled more survivors from the remains of a high-ris…

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AP Interview: Pilot in Somalia emergency says security zero

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Serb pilot who landed a jetliner in Somalia with a gaping hole in its fuselage said Sunday he never doubted that i…

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2 dead, others wounded, during Orlando nightclub shooting

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A shooting erupted inside a nightclub packed with hundreds of people in the city's tourist district early Sunday, killing…

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Man shoots Ohio police officer before he's found dead in car

KENTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man shot an Ohio police officer before he was found dead in his car from a gunshot wound.

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NYC man killed by falling crane eulogized as generous, kind

NEW YORK (AP) — A pedestrian killed by a collapsing crane was eulogized Sunday as a man of kindness and generosity as the final remnants of th…

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1 person killed in plant explosion in Georgia

ROCKMART, Ga. (AP) — A coroner says a man has died and six others were injured in an explosion at a plant in northwest Georgia.

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N. Korea praises rocket; others view as covert missile test

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For North Korea's propaganda machine, the long-range rocket launch Sunday carved a glorious trail of "fascinating va…

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Professor who wore headscarf to leave Christian college

CHICAGO (AP) — A professor of a Christian college who asserted Christians and Muslims worship the same God will leave her post, the school nea…

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The Latest: Freeway reopens with demolition of LA bridge

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the demolition of the 6th Street Bridge in Los Angeles (all times local):

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Where Tetons grow, continents once collided

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Stepping back to when the Earth was just half as old as it is today, the tectonic plates that Jackson Hole now rests upon…

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U of Cincinnati hires police consultant after fatal shooting

CINCINNATI (AP) — The University of Cincinnati has hired an outside consultant for nearly $400,000 to review its police department for reforms…

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Egyptian police kill 4 suspected militants south of Cairo

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Interior Ministry says it has killed four "terrorist elements" in a gunfight after security forces raided a house south o…

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Pilot's husband doesn't believe she survived collision

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With bright sunshine, warm temperatures and a deep blue sky, Friday was the kind of Southern California day made for just a…

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Glacier Park maintenance backlog still growing

Glacier Park maintenance backlog still growing

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — The estimated cost of needed improvements in Glacier National Park has grown to $179.8 million, according to the Natio…

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S. Africa: Search continues for 3 missing in mine collapse

BARBERTON, South Africa (AP) — A mine manager says rescue teams have removed 3,500 tons of debris in their search for three people still trapp…

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