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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.

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Forest Service eyes development of improved fire shelter

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says it's picking up the pace on developing a new fire shelter following the deaths of 19 firefighters in Arizona where officials say flames and heat went beyond the current shelter's protective capabilities.

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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.

Highway 58 fatal near Oakridge

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OSP: Driver faces charges in deadly Hwy. 58 crash

A 36-year-old Arizona man seriously injured in a fatal crash on Oregon Highway 58 near Oakridge Saturday morning is expected to be charged with manslaughter, assault and DUII-controlled substances, Oregon State Police said.

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Second body found in rubble of NY building blast

Crews searching at the site where a building exploded in New York's East Village found two bodies in the rubble Sunday, police said.

The victims' remains have not yet been identified, New York police Sgt. Lee Jones said.

Police had been searching for t...

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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...

Boston Police

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Decorated Boston officer shot in the face

Police officer and former U.S. Army Ranger John Moynihan was honored at the White House less than a year ago as one of the nation's "Top Cops" for helping to save a transit officer wounded in a gunbattle with the Boston Marathon bombers.

On Saturday,...

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Invasive plant, garlic mustard, found in Eastern Oregon

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Weed control experts in Umatilla County are saying: "Hold the mustard!"

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Florida Republicans pushing Bush-Rubio ticket

A Florida "dream ticket," two nuggets about leadership questions in Congress and coming tests for Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich filled our final March trip around the "Inside Politics" table.

1. Another "Draft Warren" movement?

If you follow...

Martin O'Malley

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Martin O'Malley challenges Hillary Clinton

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley took a major shot at Hillary Clinton on Sunday, saying the country needs a "new perspective" and "new leadership" in the 2016 election. "Let's be honest here," O'Malley said. "The presidency of the United States is not some crown to be passed between two families."

Michigan State v Louisville

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Michigan State beats Louisville in overtime to advance to Final Four

Michigan State beat Louisville 76-70 in overtime on Sunday to win a trip to the Final Four in the NCAA basketball tournament.

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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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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

Angelina Jolie tells kids 'different is good'

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Angelina Jolie took the stage Saturday at Nickelodeon's 28th Annual Kids' Choice Awards and delivered a message of hope to anyone who's ever felt out of place.

In her first public appearance since revealing that she underwent a second preventative sur...

Is that you, Ryan Reynolds? Deadpool debuts

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Yes, that is Ryan Reynolds beneath that mask, believe it or not.

The actor posed on a bearskin rug to show off how he looks as masked Marvel character Deadpool in a post that quickly got positive responses from fans on social media.

The photo is a paro...

BBC director general receives 'death threats'

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The BBC's director-general, Tony Hall, has allegedly received death threats days after "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson was dropped.

"Police in Westminster are investigating an allegation of threats to kill," the Metropolitan Police confirmed to CNN in...

'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...

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