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During Utah funeral, Oregon refuge occupier hailed as a hero
KANAB, Utah (AP) -- Inside a packed Mormon church in this desert town Friday, a leader of the Oregon armed standoff who died in a confrontation with authorities was called a man of conviction and not a threat to the law enforcement officers who shot him....

Snyder defends office's handling of Legionnaires' outbreak
FLINT, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday defended how his office responded to an email flagging a potential link between a surge in Legionnaires' disease and Flint's water, saying an aide asked for further investigation but a state agency did not bring forward the issue again....

2 planes collide midair, plunge into ocean off Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Two small planes collided over the ocean just outside Los Angeles Harbor and plunged into the water Friday, prompting a massive search by dozens of boats and divers. As darkness fell there was no sign of survivors....

Cruz's 2016 strategy focuses on turning out white voters
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) -- Ted Cruz has mapped out a path to the White House that all but ignores the explosion of minority voters in America....

Manhattan crane topples into street killing 1, injuring 3
NEW YORK (AP) -- A huge construction crane being lowered to safety in a snow squall plummeted onto a Lower Manhattan street Friday, killing a Wall Street worker and leaving three people hurt by debris that scattered as the rig's lengthy boom fell, officials said....

Couple wanted in crime spree led police on chase; 1 killed
MILTON, Fla. (AP) -- A weeklong search for a Missouri couple wanted in a series of robberies and abductions across the South ended with one suspect dead and the other wounded Friday, after authorities say they chased the pair across the highway and through a rural neighborhood and exchanged gunfire with them in Florida's Panhandle....

NYPD officer who was shot in cheek released from hospital
NEW YORK (AP) -- One of two New York City police officers who was shot and wounded in the stairwell of a public housing project was released from the hospital Friday to cheers from fellow officers....

Utah legislators back plan to declare porn a health crisis
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A state senator in Utah wants to declare pornography a public health crisis, echoing an argument being made around the U.S. by conservative religious groups as porn becomes more accessible on smartphones and tablets....

Woman killed by Phoenix-area police had popular online video
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Police in a Phoenix suburb shot and killed a knife-wielding woman whose struggles with Asperger's syndrome went viral last year when she posted an online video showing her service dog comforting her....

Doctor gets 30 to life after painkiller overdose deaths
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A Los Angeles-area doctor convicted of second-degree murder for prescribing pain killers that killed three patients was sentenced Friday to 30 years to life in prison in a landmark case that many in the medical community believe will create a chilling effect among physicians across the country....

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