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Portland plans reservoir flush after teen citedBig Flush II: Teen cited for urinating in city water; Portland to drain 38 million gallons
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A road sign advising the closure of Highway 530 stands in view of a flag still at half-staff Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Darrington, Wash. One more victim has been recovered from the mudslide that hit the nearby town of Oso, Wash., March 22, raising the death toll to 37, the Snohomish County medical examiner's office said Tuesday. Seven people remain on the missing list, the sheriff's office said. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Death toll in Washington mudslide hits 39Death toll in Washington mudslide rises to 39 as medical examiner works to identify bodies
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In this photo provided by the United Nations, Eugène-Richard Gasana, Permanent Representative of Rwanda to the UN, addresses the Security Council meeting at U.N. Headquarters, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, on the 1994 genocide in his country. During the session, former New Zealand ambassador Colin Keating, who was president of the Security Council in April 1994, apologized for the council's refusal to recognize that genocide was taking place in Rwanda and for doing nothing to halt the slaughter of more than one million people. (AP Photo/United Nations, Evan Schneider)
Apology for UN refusal to stop Rwanda genocideSecurity Council president in 1994 apologizes for UN refusal to recognize Rwanda genocide
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FILE - This Feb. 20, 2013 file photo shows a protesters outside the Red River Valley Women's Clinic, the state's sole abortion provider, in Fargo, N.D.  A federal judge  overturned a North Dakota law Wednesday, April 16, 2014 that bans abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks into pregnancy and before many women know they're pregnant. The Bismarck judge said the law is "invalid and unconstitutional" and that it "cannot withstand a constitutional challenge." (AP Photo/Dave Kolpack, File)
US judge overturns 6-week abortion banUS judge overturns North Dakota law banning abortion as early as 6 weeks into pregnancy
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Colorado socialite killed by blunt force to headCoroner: Colorado socialite killed by blunt force to head, was dead for 36 hours before found
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Graphic shows the race route and elevation along the way for the 2014 Boston Marathon; 3c x 3 inches; 146 mm x 76 mm;
Boston Marathon organizers confident of safe raceRace director says Boston Marathon will be 'safest place on the planet'
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Nevada probe detects cheating on standardized testNevada probe detects cheating on standardized test at Vegas school, concludes adults involved
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2012, file photo, Imam Malik Sakhawat Hussain, left, leads prayers at the Al-Mahdi Foundation in New York. As it canvassed the Northeast looking for Iranian terrorists, the New York Police Department recommended increasing surveillance of thousands of Shiite Muslims and their mosques based solely on their religion. On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, the New York City Police Department confirmed that it has disbanded the special unit that conducted surveillance on Muslim communities in both New York and New Jersey. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
NYC police rolling back some counterterror effortsNYC police dismantling some post-9/11 anti-terrorism efforts; 'A different tone' at the top
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In this April 15, 2014 photo, authorities investigate a homicide in Denver. Richard Kirk is being held for investigation of first-degree murder in the death of his wife in their Denver home. Police are investigating whether marijuana played a role in the killing. Police officers arrived just after Kristine Kirk was shot in the head Monday, April 14, 2014, about 15 minutes after she called 911. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, RJ Sangosti) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; INTERNET OUT; NO SALES; NEW YORK POST OUT; NEW YORK DAILY NEWS OUT
Denver police eye 911 response time after killingDenver authorities eye 911 response time after woman slain while talking to dispatcher
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FILE - This combination of file photos shows brothers Tamerlan, left, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15, 2013. Tamerlan Tsarnaev died after a gunfight with police several days later, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was captured and is held in a federal prison on charges of using a weapon of mass destruction. A year after the bombings, prosecutors said they have a trove of evidence to use against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, including surveillance video showing him placing one of the bombs just yards from Martin Richard, the 8-year-old boy who died in the blast. (AP Photos/Lowell Sun and FBI, File)
Defense says bombing suspect's family key to caseDefense says Boston Marathon bombing suspect's family is key to understanding what happened
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Knife found in enchilada at California airportScreeners find knife inside enchilada in passenger's carry-on bag at California airport
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2 charged in kidnapping of NC prosecutor's fatherFBI: 2 more charged in kidnapping of NC prosecutor's father, following 6 arrests last week
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