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SEAHORSE KEY, Fla. (AP) — Biologists are trying to find the reason thousands of nesting birds have abandoned Seahorse Key off Florida's Gulf Coast.The little blue herons, roseate spoonbills, snowy egrets, pelicans and other birds left the island ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi has defended his office's decision to release a Mexican man who was in the U.S. illegally and who is now suspected in the killing of a woman at a sightseeing pier.Mirkarimi said that the ...more

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The push to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse is about to clear its first hurdle.But even if a bill to bring down the rebel banner passes the state Senate as expected Tuesday, it ...more

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VERLOT, Wash. (AP) — Ice caves popular with hikers northeast of Seattle partially collapsed, killing one person and leaving at least four other injured, officials said.Monday's collapse came after authorities warned that the caves were especiall ...more

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VIENNA (AP) — Iran nuclear talks are in danger of busting through their second deadline in a week, raising questions about whether world powers can cut off all Iranian pathways to a bomb through diplomacy — and testing the resolve of U.S. negotiators t ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the Greek financial crisis (all times local):___9:35 a.m.European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has tempered expectations of a swift solution to the Greek crisis, saying "a solution is not g ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Forget the primetime interviews or the formal, choreographed news conferences. President Barack Obama is taking to Twitter to muse about sports, pop culture, even Supreme Court rulings — at all hours of the day.The White House ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scot Alexander Breithaupt, who helped turn BMX bike racing from a backyard backwater into an international action sport, has died, authorities said.Breithaupt was among the first to organize bicycle races on dirt motorcycle co ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — With an eye on the future, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is laying out his plans for an "innovative economy" and "revolutionized higher education system" in his first major domestic policy speech as a presidential candidate.The Republi ...more

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MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — It may be called "Billionaires' Beach," but the pristine views along one of Malibu's most exclusive coastlines are now easily accessible to anyone.After a decade-long legal fight that pitted public access advocates against ...more