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KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Officials say a fast-growing wildfire in southern Oregon has destroyed homes and forced dozens of evacuations.Fire managers say a blaze erupted near Sprague River around 2 p.m. Sunday and had mushroomed to nearly three ...more

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The price of oil edged lower Monday after its biggest one-day drop since April on expectations Libyan oil will soon return to the market.Benchmark U.S. crude for August delivery was down 39 cents to $100.44 per barrel at 0535 GMT in electronic t ...more

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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Police on Sunday praised a dispatcher and crisis negotiator for persuading a gunman to surrender after he allegedly shot and killed three people in a Southern California neighborhood, wounded two others and fired on officers.</p ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Peering through the chain link of a holding pen at the Cook County Jail, a man wrapped in a navy varsity jacket leans toward clinical social worker Elli Petacque Montgomery, his bulging eyes a clue that something's not right."They ...more

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Family and friends say Melvin Santiago had dreamed of being a police officer since he was a boy, seeking to follow in the footsteps of his uncle.When Santiago accomplished his dream last December and joined the Jersey Ci ...more

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SKIPPACK TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — A mysterious odor has prompted the evacuation of about 100 homes in Pennsylvania.A fire chief tells WPVI-TV in Philadelphia that crews haven't pinpointed the cause of the odor, but they've gotten high readings of hy ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Monday fired artillery shells into waters near its sea border with South Korea, Seoul's military said, a day after the country test-launched two ballistic missiles in the latest of a series of weapon tests.< ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — The song says a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, but a study says that kind of imprecise measurement can lead to potentially dangerous dosing mistakes.The results, published online Monday in Pediatrics, underscore rec ...more

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Today is Monday, July 14, the 195th day of 2014. There are 170 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On July 14, 1789, in an event symbolizing the start of the French Revolution, citizens of Paris stormed the Bastille ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City fire officials say six people, including a child, suffered slight burns when a piece of camera equipment caught fire inside the observation deck of 30 Rockefeller Plaza.A fire department spokesman says the fire star ...more