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Police: Shooter used rifle in Ore. school shooting

A person wipes away tears as they await to hear about the safety of students after a shooting at Reynolds High School Tuesday, June 10, 2014, in Troutdale, Ore. A gunman killed a student at the high school east of Portland Tuesday and the shooter is also dead, police said. (AP...
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Pakistan forces repel attack near Karachi airport

Pakistani security personnel stand guard at the Karachi international airport in Pakistan, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Gunmen in Pakistan attacked a training facility near the Karachi airport on Tuesday, a spokesman said. The facility is roughly one kilometer (half mile) from the...

2 charged in Miley Cyrus burglary, auto theft case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County prosecutors say an Arizona man and woman have pleaded not guilty to charges of stealing a Maserati, jewelry, purses and clothes from the home of Miley Cyrus. Officials said Tuesday that 19-year-old Tylor Scott and 21-year-old Naomi...
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‘Graceland’ brings Southern California to Florida

In this April 9, 2014 photo, “Graceland” actors, from left, Manny Montana, left, Brandon Jay McLaren, Arron Tviet and Daniel Sunjata, rehearse lines during a filming session in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The show, which follows a group of six undercover agents from several...

California teacher tenure law unconstitutional

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tenure and other job protections for California’s public school teachers were ruled unconstitutional Tuesday by a judge presiding in a lawsuit brought by nine students. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu cited the historic case of...
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Orioles 3B Machado suspended for 5 games

In this Sunday, June 8, 2014 photo, home plate umpire Adrian Johnson, left, separates Baltimore Orioles’ Manny Machado, left, and Oakland Athletics catcher Stephen Vogt after Machado threw his bat into the infield in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Baltimore....

Former pitcher Bob Welch dies at 57

SEAL BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics say Cy Young-winning pitcher Bob Welch has died. The team says in a statement the two-time All-Star died in Seal Beach, California, on Monday night. He was 57. The team says a cause of death was unavailable. Welch also...
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Van Dyken-Rouen sitting up in hospital bed

FILE – In this July 26, 1996 file photo, Amy Van Dyken of the United States celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women’s 50 meter freestyle at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta. Six-time Olympic gold medalist Van Dyken has a severed spine after an...
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OPEC ministers signal output to remain on hold

Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada Minister of Energy and Industry of Qatar arrives at a hotel for a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting countries, OPEC, in Vienna, Austria, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak) Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada Minister of Energy and...

Report: Social Security judges rubber-stamp claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid complaints about lengthy waits for Social Security disability benefits, congressional investigators say nearly 200 administrative judges have been rubber-stamping claims, approving billions of dollars in lifetime payments from the cash-strapped...