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BEIJING (Reuters) - China has cracked down on 181 "terror gangs" in its restive far western region of Xinjiang, which has suffered a string of violent attacks, state media reported on Monday. Resource-rich Xinjiang, strategically located on t ...more

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ANDERSON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) — Six people, including three children, had to be rescued from a roller coaster in Ohio after a power outage left them stuck.The riders were on the Pepsi Python coaster at in Anderson Township's Coney Island Amusemen ...more

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities acting under a new get-tough policy for monitoring street protests arrested or cited dozens of demonstrators for ignoring police orders to end a demonstration in Oakland.The Oakland police said the protesters w ...more

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WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Two-time Academy Award winner Robert Redford is encouraging college graduates to be fearless in a world of challenges and to become collaborators with others and the environment to overcome life's daunting difficulties.R ...more

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8:05 p.m.Authorities have issued tornado warnings for parts of southwestern Kansas and eastern Missouri.The National Weather Service said Sunday that the warnings were for Woods, Kansas and three Missouri communities — Crystal City, Rocky ...more

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have taken government officials and members of their families on tours of prisons as a "warning" against corruption, the official China Daily newspaper reported on Monday, citing the country's top disciplinary b ...more

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SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of Texas and the Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people to flee.Tornadoes struck, severely dam ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — Demonstrators planted coconut trees and waved signs in rallies across the Hawaiian Islands as part of an international day of protests against agriculture business Monsanto.The protesters on Saturday complained about the effects ...more

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LE MARS, Iowa (AP) — Rick Perry is working his way through small-town Iowa one handshake, bear hug and backslap at a time.The early, hands-on approach from the 2016 presidential prospect contrasts with his failed bid four years ago, when he ente ...more

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SEATTLE (AP) — One of two protesters who affixed themselves to an Arctic oil-drilling support ship parked north of Seattle left the vessel Sunday, but the other remained suspended from its anchor chain in an effort to draw attention to climate change a ...more