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3 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Alaska requests greater involvement in oversight of large B.C. gold mine

The state of Alaska has taken the rare step of asking the Canadian government for greater involvement in the approval and regulation of a controversial mine in northwestern British Columbia amid growing concern that the project could threaten American rivers and fish.

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7 hrs ago | ABC News

Marathon Bombing Suspect's Lawyers Seek Dismissal

Lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a judge on Friday to dismiss indictments against the Boston Marathon bombing suspect and put on hold further proceedings in the case over concerns about the process of selecting jurors in federal court.

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9 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

Questions, answers about Missouri grand juries

Police say they're investigating why a woman tried to enter the maternity ward at a Central California hospital carrying a doll that looked like a living baby.

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10 hrs ago | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Policeman accused of serial sex assault on patrol

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are asking a judge to dismiss indictments and put proceedings in the case on hold over concerns about the jury... Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are asking a judge to dismiss indictments and put proceedings in the case on hold over concerns about the jury ... (more)

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12 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Oregon gunman planned to kill 'bunch' of people

A gunman who fatally shot his father and then a man camping at an Oregon beach left a suicide note that said he was mentally ill and planned to "kill a bunch of other people" and then himself.

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16 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Artist Christo says river project at a standstill

The artist Christo says his plan to suspend nearly 6 miles of silvery fabric in sections over the Arkansas River is in a "stand-still situation."

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17 hrs ago | KFVS12

Fish and Wildlife issues boat safety reminders

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has some advice for people taking their boats out in coming weeks, during summer's last days.

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21 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Baltimore celebrates new music festival

The first-ever Fields Festival is three days of camping and music at Camp Ramblewood in Darlington, beginning Friday.

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Yesterday | Star-Telegram.com

Ecologists team up to buy Texas bayside ranch

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation and partners have announced the purchase of a sprawling southeast Texas ranch with funds put aside after the BP oil spill.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Missing hiker found dead on California mountain

Authorities say a body found high on a mountain in California's Kings Canyon National Park is that of a San Francisco Bay Area teacher who went missing while hiking.

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KIXQ-FM Joplin

DeSelms Pleads Guilty In Grand Lake Deaths

A Tulsa man has pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree manslaughter in a boating crash that killed two University of Arkansas students on Grand Lake.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Tourists evacuated amid Iceland volcano concerns

The national legal standards that govern when police officers are justified in using force against people trace their lineage to a 1984 case from Charlotte, North Carolina.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Conservationists team up to purchase bayside ranch

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation and partners will announce Thursday the purchase of a sprawling ranch 75 miles northeast of Corpus Christi with funds put aside after the BP oil spill.

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News9 Oklahoma City

5 Ukrainian troops killed; fierce battles reported

It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Guilty plea expected by marathon suspect's friend

In this June 2, 2014, file courtroom sketch, Dias Kadyrbayev, left, testifies in federal court in Boston.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

CBS Atlanta

Teen birth rate has dropped dramatically in last two decade

U.S. teen birth rates fell dramatically during the past two decades, plummeting 57 percent and saving taxpayers billions of dollars, a new government report shows.

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US News & World Report

Report: Firefighting costs eroding conservation

The Obama administration detailed on Wednesday the toll that the escalating cost of fighting forest fires has had on other projects as it pushes Congress to overhaul how it pays for the most severe blazes.

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Washington Times

Guilty plea expected by friend of marathon suspect

A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is expected to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Obama, allies vow firm response to Islamic State

Virginia officials are preparing for the possibility that same-sex couples will be able to wed in the state Thursday by drafting a revised marriage license form for courthouse clerks to use as soon as they open... Same-sex couples will have to wait longer to begin marrying in Virginia after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an ... (more)

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Canada.com

California rock climber dies on 'happiest day of his life' -...

A veteran Northern California rock climber died in a fall in Yosemite National Park, just hours after proposing to his girlfriend during another climb, authorities said.

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