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The Mount Tabor number 1 reservoir in Portland, Ore., is seen in a June 20, 2011 photo. (AP Photo/The Oregonian, Benjamin Brink)

Reservoir to be flushed because of urinating teen

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mix of 38 million gallons of treated water and one teen’s urine has proven unacceptable to Portland officials who plan to flush away the whole lot — the second time […]

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This March 27, 2014 photo provided by the National Park Service shows P-22 a 4 year old male mountain lion who was recaptured in late March by National Park Service biologists after it was exposed to rat poison and suffering from mange. (AP Photo/National Park Service)

Famous Los Angeles mountain lion exposed to poison

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A mountain lion that appeared strong and healthy when it was photographed as it ruled a wilderness park in the middle of Los Angeles has been exposed to rat poison and […]

21 hours ago

South Korean rescue team members prepare to search for passengers of a ferry sinking off South Korea's southern coast, in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Fears rose Thursday for the fate of more than 280 passengers still missing more than 24 hours after their ferry flipped onto its side and filled with water off the southern coast of South Korea. (AP Photo/Yonhap)

Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferry

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea’s southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were […]

22 hours ago

Firefighters and other officials work the scene of an accident where two firetrucks answering a call collided en route to a fire Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Monterrey Park, Calif. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Investigation of Montery Park firetruck crash underway

MONTEREY PARK (CNS) – Authorities today were investigating why two fire trucks collided in Monterey Park, a crash that sent one of the vehicles careening into restaurant, resulting in injuries to 15 people, one of […]

22 hours ago

Anaheim Ducks Captain Ryan Getzlaf takes a slapshot to the face

Late in last night’s Round 1, Game 1 Stanley Cup Playoff Game at Honda Center between the Anaheim Ducks and Dallas Stars, Dallas forward, Tyler Seguin let go a rocket of a slap shot that […]

04/17/2014

Mitchell Casado, left, talks with CNN about missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370.

uFly fires flight instructor who appeared on CNN

TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian flight simulator business fired an instructor who figured prominently in CNN’s coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, saying he showed up late to his regular job and “shamed Canadians” […]

04/16/2014

Firetruck rams Monterey Park eatery; 14 injured

MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (AP) — At least five firefighters are among 14 people who were injured when two firetrucks collided in a Los Angeles suburb, sending one careening across a sidewalk and into a restaurant. […]

04/16/2014

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Challengers show ability to compete for dollars

WASHINGTON (AP) — Challengers in California’s most competitive congressional races are showing strong fundraising for the first three months of the year. Campaign financial reports were fully available Wednesday after candidates met the Federal Election […]

04/16/2014

Big surf pounds the pier at Manhattan Beach, Calif., on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in the aftermath of a powerful Pacific storm. (AP Photo/John Antczak)

‘Tour de Pier’ coming to Manhattan Beach

MANHATTAN BEACH (CNS) – More than 300 stationary bikes will be set up on the Manhattan Beach Pier May 18 for the “Tour de Pier,” which will help raise money for cancer research, volleyball Olympic […]

04/16/2014

In this photo taken Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, a visitor rolls a marijuana joint in coffee shop Mississippi in Maastricht, southern Netherlands.  (AP Photo/Ermindo Armino)

Big Colorado pot business bans drug use at work

DENVER (AP) — Workers for one of Colorado’s biggest marijuana businesses can be fired for smoking pot on the job, or using cocaine any time. The employees learned Wednesday of the policy at O.penVAPE, which […]

04/16/2014

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Hollywood Sign shuttle to operate May 3 until July

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – People interested in getting a closer look at the iconic Hollywood sign and taking in a panoramic view of Los Angeles will be able to catch a $7 shuttle on summer […]

04/16/2014