Bend police shoot, kill cougar on Pilot Butte

A Bend police officer shot and killed a large male cougar spotted Saturday evening near the summit of Pilot Butte, about 15 yards above the paved hiking trail on the popular landmark and recreation spot in northeast Bend, officers said.

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Bend police shoot, kill cougar on Pilot Butte

A Bend police officer shot and killed a large male cougar spotted Saturday evening near the summit of Pilot Butte, about 15 yards above the paved hiking trail on the popular landmark and recreation spot in northeast Bend, officers said.

Attempted murder suspect pleads not guilty

Prineville officer assault, burglary suspect enters plea

A Prineville man accused of trying to kill a police officer with a hammer during a jewelry store burglary last weekend smiled and waved as he appeared by video Friday in Crook County Circuit Court.

Campground causes bathroom woes

Spring break campers locked out of bathroom

What happens when the campground you visit for spring break has the bathroom doors locked? Some folks found out this week when they visited North Twin Lake near La Pine.

7 wounded in Florida spring break shooting

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7 young people shot during spring break in Florida

Seven college-age people, some who came to Panama City Beach, Florida, for spring break, were wounded in a late-night shooting, the Bay County Sheriff's Office said in a press release.

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Boat overturns at mouth of Rogue River; 1 dead

GOLD BEACH, Ore. (AP) — Curry County Sheriff John Ward says a man from Cottage Grove, Oregon, died Saturday when a boat overturned in 12- to 14-foot swells at the mouth of the Rogue River.

East Village fire, explosion

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Mayor says gas line may have been 'inappropriately accessed'

An explosion turned part of New York's East Village into heaps of bricks, pockets of smoldering flames and a crisscross of barricades. It used to be a vibrant block teeming with artists, students and urban eclectics.

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Yemen bombing intense; political will growing

In just a few weeks' time, good relations with neighbors have become a matter of survival for Yemen President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi.

On Saturday, he rallied regional allies in Egypt, while they bombarded his enemies in his country.

After Houthi rebels...

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Officials: Snag in Iran talks; deadline looms

Nuclear talks reached a critical point Saturday as the ministers of France and Germany arrived to push a framework agreement with Iran ahead of Tuesday's deadline.

The talks hit a snag as the negotiations entered their third day, with Iran standing f...

 Indiana Gov. Mike Pence

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Angie's List halts Indiana expansion over anti-gay law

Add Angie's List to the roster of companies and business interests taking a stand against Indiana's new anti-gay law.

CEO Bill Oesterle announced Saturday that the company had put its proposed campus expansion project in Indianapolis "on hold" followi...

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'Daily Show' segment features pot-eating Oregon deer

RUCH, Ore. (AP) — A YouTube video has transformed a laid-back deer named Sugar Bob that lives on the grounds of the Applegate River Lodge into a late-night television star.

Wildcats advance to Final Four

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Kentucky joins Wisconsin in Final Four

Kentucky's record might be perfect but coach John Calipari likes to say his team isn't. He uses the word "undefeated." The 38-0 Wildcats barely stayed undefeated Saturday, edging third-seeded Notre Dame 68-66.

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    During its monthlong crowdfunding campaign, which ended 10 p.m. ET Friday, Pebble Time shattered two Kickstarter records -- fastest project to raise $1 million (49 minutes) and most raised ($20.3 million).

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'Walking Dead's' big finale

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They thought they had found a paradise. They thought wrong.

The resolution of the Alexandria story arc is the first of six things you should watch this week.

1. "The Walking Dead," 9 p.m. ET Sunday, AMC

"The Walking Dead's" season-long plotline involvin...

New James Bond trailer lands

Daniel Craig, Lea Seydoux SPECTRE James Bond

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James Bond's latest mission has been revealed in the first trailer for "SPECTRE" which was released Friday.

Daniel Craig reprises his role of everyone's favorite spy in the 24th Bond film, scheduled for release November 6. Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux...

'Ask SeaWorld' marketing campaign backfires

California Sea Lion Pups Recover At SeaWorld San Diego

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SeaWorld, it appears, has more outspoken enemies than friends on Twitter.

So when it solicited questions about its animal care online as part of a new marketing campaign this week, it seemed to fuel critics rather than dissuade them.

SeaWorld came und...

Taraji Henson sorry for racial profiling claim

Taraji P. Henson had said son was profiled during traffic stop

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Actress Taraji P. Henson is apologizing for claiming her son was racially profiled during a traffic stop in Southern California last year.

Zayn Malik: 'I've let the fans down'

Zayn Malik of One Direction

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Former One Direction member Zayn Malik spoke for the first time since leaving the group this week -- and said he's sorry for the pain he's caused.

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