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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police say a man who allegedly made threatening statements, forcing the lockdown of the Los Angeles Times building, is being held for a mental health evaluation.Sgt. Keith Green said Saturday that a psychologist requested a 72 ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mexican singer Juan Gabriel plans to resume his tour concerts May 1 after being released from a Las Vegas hospital.A tour publicist said in a statement Friday night that the 64-year-old singer's health has improved considerably ...more

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WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old, authorities said Saturday.The body found Friday off Interstate 190 has been positively identified as Jeremiah O ...more

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SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A California man said he was on Mount Everest when an avalanche struck that killed at least 13 people.Kenwood, Calif., contractor Jon Reiter said his Sherpa guide pushed him behind some ice blocks and out of harm's way ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Shalane Flanagan grew up in nearby Marblehead with a reverence for the Boston Marathon and dreamed, like many locals and foreign runners alike, that she would win the race someday.Her goal has changed now.But only a little.< ...more

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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Scott Quigg of Britain retained his WBA super-bantamweight title by stopping substitute Tshifhiwa Munyai of South Africa in the second round on Saturday.Quigg dropped Munyai with a left in the opening round, and refere ...more

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DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of surfers and rowers have honored Hobie Alter's request by paddling out in the Pacific in his memory.Alter, who died in March at age 80, revolutionized surfing by developing the foam surfboard that was lightwe ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Animal welfare activists picketing Liam Neeson's home on Saturday said they don't agree with him that the city's carriage horses should keep working.Neeson didn't appear as about 50 demonstrators filled the sidewalk in front of h ...more

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MCEWEN, Tenn. (AP) — A preliminary investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has determined that a deadly explosion at a Tennessee ammunition plant was accidental.ATF spokesman Michael Knight said it will now be up ...more

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SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — A rare snowy owl that was apparently hit by a bus in the nation's capital flew back into the wild on Saturday, after weeks of rehab in Minnesota and procedures to replace its flight feathers.Officials with the Raptor Center ...more