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Abuse suspect dies in apparent suicide at Deschutes County Jail

The owner of a Portland martial arts studio, arrested a week ago on charges of abusing a boy in the Sisters area, died of an apparent suicide early Sunday in the Deschutes County Jail, sheriff’s deputies said.

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Mountainous Tibet copes with strong aftershocks

They dug through rubble, looking for survivors but usually finding bodies. At night, they slept in open fields in the frigid night air. Food and clean water became rarities, uncertainty and fear constants.

On Sunday, Nepal began coming to terms with t...

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Nepal earthquake: How to help victims

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal with devastating force Saturday, killing more than 1,800 people. As the rescue and recovery efforts get underway, many charities and NGOs are sending teams, essential aid and medical assistance. Here are some o...

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Portland considers limiting impact of infill construction

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland may tighten restrictions on new homes as community groups push to limit impacts of infill construction and demolition in close-in neighborhoods.

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Police ID armed man killed by police in Salem standoff

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities have identified the gunman who was killed Friday after a seven-hour standoff with police, when he barricaded himself inside a converted bus near a Salem Walmart and shot at officers.

Sisters stranded in truck for 13 days

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Sisters survive two weeks stranded in Michigan woods

Snacks and a shiny SUV windshield saved sisters Leslie Roy, 52, and Lee Wright, 56, who were stranded in their truck for almost two weeks in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Dan Fredinburg, Google exec killed in Mt Everest avalanche

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Google exec. killed in Nepal quake while climbing Everest

Google executive Dan Fredinburg died while climbing Mt. Everest during the massive Nepal earthquake on Saturday.

Fredinburg was privacy director for the company's Google X team, which is responsible for some of the search company's more forward-thinki...

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With steroids gone, fewer stock market records to celebrate

During baseball's steroids era, it seemed like home run records were broken all the time. That's what the bull market in stocks has felt like the past few years.

The S&P 500 celebrated an incredible 98 record closing highs during 2013 and 2014, accord...

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Anti-frost fans at S. Ore. blueberry farm not winning fans

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — In the wee hours of a cold morning in mid-March, residents in the Jerome Prairie and Wilderville areas west of Grants Pass got a rude awakening.

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Low snowpack may be a win for NW rafters

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The low winter snow pack may have some positive consequences for some outdoor enthusiasts.

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Invasive mussels found on boat hauled to Ore. from Ohio

ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wildlife official say they've found a boat being hauled from Ohio infested with invasive mussels.

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    Dan Fredinburg, Google exec killed in Mt Everest avalanche

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    Google executive Dan Fredinburg died while climbing Mt. Everest during the massive Nepal earthquake on Saturday.

    Fredinburg was privacy director for the company's Google X team, which is responsible for some of the search company's more forward-thinki...

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Shots fired at Lil Wayne's tour bus

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Gunshots were fired at rapper Lil Wayne's tour bus early Sunday in Atlanta. No one was injured in the shooting, and no arrests have been made.

'Avengers 2' hauls in $201M overseas in just days

Cast members of Avengers Age of Ultron

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The highly-anticipated movie "Avengers: Age of Ultron" has already pulled in an estimated $201 million in box office sales since debuting outside the United States on Wednesday.

That performance is better than that of its predecessor, "The Avengers," ...

Cecily Strong's top 10 WHCD jokes

Cecily Strong delivered long string of one-liners

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"Saturday Night Live" comedian Cecily Strong skewered political candidates and news agencies Saturday night at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner.

First look: Jared Leto is the Joker

Jared Leto as the Joker from Suicide Squad

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You can call him... Joker.

We've seen a few teases so far, but on Friday night, director David Ayer gave us the first full look at Jared Leto as the Joker.

The Clown Prince of Crime will appear in 2016's "Suicide Squad," the first movie featuring the b...

Jenner: 'Yes, for all intents and purposes, I'm a woman'

Bruce Jenner April 24 2015

ABC

Bruce Jenner, who has spent his entire adult life in the public spotlight, has secretly spent his entire life as a woman. Now the secret is out after he confirmed in a TV interview he is a transgender woman.

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