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Annamarie Norman

Rain, snowmelt prompt Whychus Creek surge

Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies and homeowners along Whychus Creek in the Sisters area were watching closely Sunday as rain, warmer temperatures and melting snow prompted the fast-running creek to surge over its banks in some areas.

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More info on car sought in SW Redmond shots fired

Someone fired as many as 13 gunshots in the area of a southwest Redmond park Friday night, then apparently sped away in a red car with loud exhaust, police said Sunday. At least two bullets hit nearby homes, but no injuries have been reported.

Deschutes County Sheriff Larry Blanton

Deschutes Sheriff Blanton announces retirement

The year 2015 will bring a new leader for the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, as Sheriff Larry Blanton has announced his plans to retire July 1 after seven years in the post and nearly 40 years in Central Oregon law enforcement.

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Oregon State Police

Rains cause highway headaches for Oregon coast

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The heavy rain continues to cause problems on coastal roads.

Ismaaiyl Brinsley

NYC cop killer had criminal record, police say

The man who shot and killed two New York City police officers as they sat in their patrol car had posted angry messages on social media, ranting against the government and police, New York Police Department's Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said Sun...

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KCNA

North Korea warns U.S.: Worse is coming

North Korea is accusing the U.S. government of being behind the making of the movie "The Interview."

And, in a dispatch on state media, the totalitarian regime warns the United States that its "citadels" will be attacked, dwarfing the hacking attack o...

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Obama: North Korea's hack not war

President Barack Obama says he doesn't consider North Korea's hack of Sony Pictures "an act of war."

"It was an act of cybervandalism," Obama said in an interview with CNN's Candy Crowley that aired Sunday on "State of the Union."

Obama said that the...

Dustin Self new photo

Courtesy Harney County Shreiff's Office

Questions linger in teen's death on Steens Mountain

BEND, Ore. (AP) — What exactly drove an Oklahoma teenager to travel to Oregon, leave his truck and survival gear behind and disappear on Steens Mountain will remain a mystery.

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U.S. officers shoot Canadian man on border bridge

U.S. officers shot a Canadian man who walked toward a border inspection booth waving what they said looked like a handgun early Sunday.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement that the man stopped his car around 3 a.m. near a booth on t...

Gitmo, Guantanamo Bay

Oliver Janney/CNN

Obama to do 'everything I can' to close Gitmo

President Barack Obama says he plans to push to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility during his final two years in office -- potentially fulfilling a major campaign promise that he hasn't yet accomplished.

"I'm going to be doing everything I c...

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Eugene library searched for bedbugs after outbreak

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A bedbug infestation at the Eugene Public Library appears to have been contained.

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  • NASA prints 3-D wrench in space

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    Bringing supplies to astronauts on the International Space Station can be a little screwy, leaving astronauts waiting for the next costly and risky resupply mission.

    This week, thanks to 3-D printing, astronaut and ISS commander Barry "Butch" Wilmore ...

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Sony doesn't know how but says 'The Interview' will be shown

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CNN

At one point, it looked like Sony was bowing to hackers' wishes that "The Interview" never be shown.

But that's not so, says an attorney for Sony Pictures.

"Sony only delayed this," attorney David Boies said on Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press."

He was...

Elton John, David Furnish get married

Elton John

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Sir Elton John and David Furnish are now husband and husband.

The two married Sunday in Britain, where same-sex marriage became legal earlier this year.

They had a civil partnership ceremony in 2005, after 12 years together.

They have two children -- Za...

Madonna responds to leak by releasing songs

Madonna, 2012 MDNA concert

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It's an early Christmas for Madonna fans.

Defiant Sony scrambles to find way out for 'Interview'

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Will any company step up and help Sony Pictures show the world "The Interview?"

This weekend the embattled movie studio is in active discussions with potential distribution partners, figuring out if there's a way forward for the film that provoked a ...

Mad about N. Korea? Hack back, group says

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Columbia Pictures

Jo Jin-hye, who escaped North Korea, wanted to watch "The Interview." The comedy lampoons North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, whose dynasty she loathes.

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