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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A man who had made previous threats against police set his house on fire Saturday and ambushed the first sheriff's deputy who responded, fatally shooting the deputy and wounding another before he was killed by a police officer ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A bighorn sheep that escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo has died after being struck by a driver who fled the scene.Police Lt. Richard Parks said the sheep was hit in the Los Feliz section of the city near the entrance to Griffit ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — A strong earthquake struck a lightly populated, mountainous area of western China, killing at least two people, injuring 54 others and collapsing homes, officials said Sunday.The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-5.9 quake ...more

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By Tarek Amara TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisians go to the polls on Sunday to vote for a new president in just the third free election since the 2011 revolution that ended the regime of autocrat Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali. Nearly 30 candidat ...more

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CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — A Cedar City midwife has been ordered to stand trial on a felony manslaughter charge in the 2012 death of a premature baby.Vicki Dawn Sorensen also was bound over on two counts of misdemeanor reckless endangerment followi ...more

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ORONO, Maine (AP) — The University of Maine has fallen short in its quest to break the world record for having the most people in one place wearing flannel apparel.The university had called on football fans to don plaid or tartan-patterned cloth ...more

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WEST WINDSOR, N.J. (AP) — Police say a father has accidentally shot and killed his adult son during a hunting trip in New Jersey.WCAU-TV (http://bit.ly/1qQBVN4 ) reports that the shooting happened Saturday afternoon in West Windsor.Police ...more

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Tamra Wade struggled mightily over whether to go to the police more than a decade ago, when, she says, a trusted professor forced himself on her in an empty classroom. Ultimately she couldn't bring herself to do it.But if it happened now, she sa ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — Pilots from Island Air were probably pretty happy when they got a $4,000 Christmas bonus — that is, until the airline wanted the money back.The regional airline owned by billionaire Larry Ellison said it paid the bonuses prematur ...more

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READING, Pa. (AP) — A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly.Reading's (REH'-dingz) spindly 50-foot spruce drew the ...more