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Injured climber at Smith Rock rescued

A Bend woman who slipped on loose rock sustained a reported ankle injury hiking on a steep trail at Smith Rock State Park Sunday morning, prompting a rescue effort by several Search and Rescue members who happened to be training in the area, authorities said.

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Two killed outside Mohammed event in Dallas

Two men who opened fire outside a contest for Prophet Mohammed cartoons in a Dallas suburb were shot dead by police Sunday night, authorities said.

The men drove up to the Culwell Event Center in North Garland, got out of their car and began shooting...

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Carly Fiorina announces presidential bid

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina announced her candidacy for president on Monday, becoming the first declared female candidate to seek the Republican Party's nomination.

"Yes, I am running," Fiorina said on ABC's "Good Morning America." "I th...

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Bend teen gets to try out for 'The Voice'

Thousands of singing hopefuls all over the country try out every year to be on NBC's hit series "The Voice." One of those hopefuls, awaiting her big chance next month, lives here on the High Desert.

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Bend couple on Nepal honeymoon help locals after earthquake

BEND, Ore. (AP) — A newly married couple who live in Bend have devoted themselves to relief efforts in Nepal after last Saturday's earthquake.

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Tel Aviv: Anti-police brutality protests turn violent

A protest in Tel Aviv over alleged police mistreatment of Ethiopian Jews turned violent Sunday, resulting in 57 officers being injured, according to Israeli police.

Most of those injuries were minor, according to police, but one officer was described...

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Boehner: Police tensions a national crisis

Recent high-profile clashes between African-American communities and law enforcement have forced national and local lawmakers alike to acknowledge that such problems aren't going away anytime soon.

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Suspect in NYPD cop shooting arraigned

A New York man faces two counts of first-degree attempted murder for allegedly opening fire on a pair of police officers, one of whom is in critical condition after being shot in the head.

Demetrius Blackwell, 35, appeared before a judge Sunday and d...

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Ben Carson: Presidential announcement coming

Retired physician Ben Carson told Sinclair Broadcasting on Sunday night that he plans to announce his candidacy for president of the United States on Monday.

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S. Ore. man who burned his foreclosed home gets probation

GOLD HILL, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man who set fire to his foreclosed property after squatters took over his former home has been sentenced to probation.

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Lost hikers found near Multnomah Falls by texting for help

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two lost hikers were found Saturday night near Multnomah Falls after texting searchers a photo of their location.

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    A roomful of reporters chase invisible balls around a cold San Francisco hotel conference room. Some are crawling on their knees, others shouting "Reset balls!" and wiggling their fingers at no one in particular.

    It's not a mass hallucination but par...

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'Star Wars Day': What to do on May the 4th

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It's not just a pun.

"May the 4th be with you" is a full-fledged unofficial holiday, "Star Wars Day."

Actually, as far as Lucasfilm and Disney are concerned, it's quite official.

So why this day, and what is there to do other than watch it trend on Twit...

'Star Trek' actress Grace Lee Whitney dies

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Grace Lee Whitney, famous to a generation of TV-watchers as Yeoman Janice Rand on the original series of "Star Trek," died this weekend in Coarsegold, California. No cause of death was reported. She was 85.

Variety reports that StarTrek.com recalls that Whitney turned to drugs and alcohol after she was dropped

Bend teen gets to try out for 'The Voice'

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Thousands of singing hopefuls all over the country try out every year to be on NBC's hit series "The Voice." One of those hopefuls, awaiting her big chance next month, lives here on the High Desert.

Russian ballerina Maya Plisetskaya dies

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Russian ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, who was considered one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century, died on Saturday at age 89.

Plisetskaya's death was widely reported in Russian media, which said she died of a heart attack in Munich, Germany,...

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' hauls in 2nd biggest box office opening ever

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Disney and Marvel Studios' "Avengers: Age of Ultron" smashed the box office this weekend, but missed breaking the record for largest box office opening.

The comic book film's opening weekend pulled in an estimated $187.7 million, the second biggest in...

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