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TWISP, Wash. (AP) — Officials in an area of north-central Washington scarred by massive wildfires say heavy rains unleashed mudslides that damaged or destroyed 10 homes and blocked highways.Okanogan County Emergency Manager Scott Miller told the ...more

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JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (AP) — If anyone thought Janet Yellen might clarify her view of the U.S. job market in her speech here Friday, the Federal Reserve chair had a message:The picture is still hazy.Though the unemployment rate has steadi ...more

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Today is Saturday, August 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On August 23, 1914, Japan declared war against Germany in World War I.On this date:In 1305, ...more

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis County Police chief says an officer who had been assigned to patrols in Ferguson has been suspended while the department reviews a 2012 video in which the officer calls himself "a killer" and makes incendiary comments abo ...more

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DENVER (AP) — A judge ordered a Denver man on Friday to stand trial in the killing of his wife, who told dispatchers moments before her death that he was paranoid and hallucinating after eating marijuana-infused candy.Defense attorneys for 48-ye ...more

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucial question lingers: What happens if the gr ...more

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DENPASAR Indonesia (Reuters) - An American woman whose body was found in a suitcase on the resort island of Bali and her daughter were seen arguing in the lobby of their hotel, police said on Friday, as a U.S. attorney headed to Indonesia to advise the ...more

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Newly released court documents include excerpts from emails showing that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's recall election campaign team told him to instruct donors to give to a key conservative group that would run ads for Walker and ...more

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MERCED, Calif. (AP) — A California woman is under investigation after trying to enter a hospital maternity ward carrying a doll that looked like a living baby, police said Friday, but the woman says the dolls are meant to be therapeutic for patients.</ ...more

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say the longtime percussionist for Portland, Oregon, band Pink Martini has been found dead.A police spokesman said Friday that the Oregon State medical examiner's office has determined that 43-year-old Derek Rieth di ...more