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Empty chair plunges off Mt. Bachelor ski lift

An empty chair descending the Sunrise Express lift on Mt. Bachelor became detached from the cable and fell to the snow more than 20 feet below Sunday afternoon, ski resort officials confirmed.

Shauna Fowler

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Powell Butte woman missing; leads sought

A 27-year-old Powell Butte woman disappeared late Thursday night, leaving behind her purse, cellphone, car and dogs, and prompting authorities Sunday to ask the public for any information on her whereabouts.

Cougar killed on Pilot Butte

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 road to the summit of the popular landmark and recreation spot in northeast Bend, officers said.

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Major quake strikes off Papua New Guinea

A magnitude 7.5 earthquake has struck off Papua New Guinea, the U.S. Geological Survey said Sunday.

The quake was 40 km (25 miles) deep, the USGS said. Its epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) southeast of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.

There were no immediate r...

22 taken to hospital after Air Canada plane goes off runway

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Air Canada plane goes off runway while landing

An Air Canada jet touched down short of the runway at an airport in Halifax early Sunday, hitting an antenna, severing a power line and losing its landing gear before skidding to a stop.

The aircraft, an Airbus A320, touched down about 1,100 feet shor...

Yemen Houthi soldiers

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Threat of ground incursion looms over Yemen

Oversized military trucks painted in desert beige hauled tanks in the same camouflage color down a dark highway late Saturday past glowing billboards in the Saudi Arabian town of Jazan.

With the border with Yemen little more than 20 miles away, the t...

Iran nuclear program workers

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Talks intensify on Iran's nuclear future

Nuclear talks intensified Sunday between world powers and Iran, but key sticking points remained unresolved as the countries tried to reach a deal to curb Tehran's nuclear program ahead of a Tuesday deadline.

As the negotiations entered their fourth ...

Nigeria election

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Nigerian vote in droves, embrace democracy

They came in droves, men, women, young, old. Mothers with babies strapped tightly to their backs, pregnant women, the elderly, some who could barely walk unaided.

They waited patiently for sometimes seven, eight hours in the scorching sun. In parts of...

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Pence: Indiana 'not going to change' law

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says concerns that his state's new "religious freedom" law will allow businesses to turn away LGBT customers is the result of a "tremendous amount of misinformation and misunderstanding."

But he refused Sunday to answer at lea...

Tim Cook

CNN

Apple's Tim Cook: Anti-gay laws are 'dangerous'

Apple CEO Tim Cook has spoken out against anti-LGBT legislation in the U.S., saying the new laws are "very dangerous" and contrary to America's founding principles.

Cook, who came out as gay last year, said laws enacted in Arkansas and Indiana are di...

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Florida church van crash kills 8

A dark intersection. A church van full of parishioners. And tragedy.

That's about all police in Glades County, Florida, had to work with early Monday, hours after a van with 18 people inside ran a stop sign, crossed a four-lane highway and plunged int...

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    If the 20th century was the century of the skyscraper, then the 21st century is shaping up as the century of the "plyscaper."

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It looks like "The Daily Show" has a new host.

On Monday, the show announced that comedian Trevor Noah will take over for Jon Stewart, who announced in February that he was leaving after 16 years. Stewart himself succeeded Craig Kilborn and saw the ne...

Outrage over Jamie Foxx's Bruce Jenner joke

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Some viewers of the iHeartRadio Music Awards on Sunday night took to social media to vent about the opening monologue, saying one controversial joke crossed the line.

Spoiler alert: 5 times we gasped at 'Walking Dead' finale

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Have Rick and his fellow survivors finally found a place they can settle in for the long term?

Destiny's Child reunites onstage

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The three best-known members of 1990s R&B group Destiny's Child reunited onstage Saturday night in a surprise performance

More 'Transformers' sequels, spinoffs coming

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The bot world is getting bigger. Paramount, Michael Bay and Lorenzo di Bonaventura are enlisting Akiva Goldsman to help the studio develop ideas and a team to work on future "Transformers" spinoffs and sequels, a source tells THR.

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