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UKIAH — Peter and Susan Keegan were the toast of Ukiah. He was a Harvard-educated doctor with a thriving family practice. She was a popular ……
08.22 / 05:10
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The Santa Rosa man suspected of killing his girlfriend Friday morning after a domestic disturbance was flagged by federal immigration authorities while in custody early …
08.22 / 05:10
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Two hikers lost on Mt. Baldy were found and rescued Sunday by San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies thanks to another hiker's distress signal.Kathleen Hertzer, 42, of Los Angeles and Lindsay Zimmerman, 33, of Indianapolis, Indiana, made their way up Falls Road from Manker Flats about 9…
08.22 / 04:50
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"L.A., we're in an eclipse!"With those words at exactly 10:21 a.m. Monday, spectators at the Griffith Observatory erupted into a loud cheer. As the echo reverberated down the mountain, the bright, sunny sky suddenly turned murky, as if someone had activated a giant Instagram filter over the City of…
08.22 / 04:50
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Punk rock music, beer and good times are all pretty much synonymous, which is why it made perfect sense for Pennywise to release its own craft beer.The quartet from Hermosa Beach partnered with Eureka's Lost Coast Brewery for the release of Pennywiser, a Session IPA that will be available in limited release in Southern California starting Wednesday,…
08.22 / 04:50
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President Donald Trump's new Afghanistan war strategy included old demands on Pakistan and an entirely new ultimatum to…
08.22 / 04:44
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Donald Trump is headed to Arizona for a rally two years after stopping in Phoenix during his…
08.22 / 04:44
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APPLEDORE ISLAND, Maine (AP) — When diving in the Gulf of Maine a few years back, Jennifer Dijkstra expected to be swimming through a flowing kelp forest that had long served as a nursery and food for juvenile fish and lobster. But Dijkstra, a University of New Hampshire marine biologist, saw only a patchy seafloor before her. The sugar kelp had declined dramatically and been replaced by invasive, shrub-like seaweed that looked like a giant shag rug. "I remember going to some dive sites a…
08.22 / 04:44
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DENVER (AP) — Colorado's largest city is on the brink of licensing some of the nation's first legal marijuana clubs. But Denver's elaborate hurdles for potential weed-friendly coffee shops and gathering places may mean the city gets few takers for the new licenses. Denver voters approved bring-your-own-pot clubs in a ballot measure last year after city officials' dragged their feet on calls to give legal pot smokers a place to use the drug. The city plans to start accepting applications by …
08.22 / 04:44
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NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby wants a judge to sign off on a swap that would give him a fresh new legal team ahead of his sexual assault retrial in Pennsylvania in November. Cosby is expected in court Tuesday morning in Norristown as the lawyers who fought to a deadlock in his June trial ask to be let off the case. A spokesman for the 80-year-old comedian Monday announced the hiring of a new team, which includes Tom Mesereau (MES'-eh-row), the high-profile attorney who won an acquittal …
08.22 / 04:44
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former member of a military-style Christian sect says that for years she's been trying to draw attention to the New Mexico group whose leader has been charged with dozens of counts of child sexual abuse. Maura Alana Schmierer told The Associated Press on Monday that she had been interviewed by investigators recently about the Aggressive Christianity Missions Training Corps. "I've been trying to expose them for years," said Schmierer, who left the sect in the late …
08.22 / 04:44
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Protesters are demanding the removal of a statue in New York's Central Park hailing J. Marion Sims, a gynecologist who experimented on slave…
08.22 / 04:43
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US President Donald Trump warned against a "hasty withdrawal" from Afghanistan while announcing a new strategy for the war-torn country. However, he refused to provide details on the number of additional…
08.22 / 03:50
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Anger boiled over Monday at the first Charlottesville City Council meeting since a white nationalist rally in the city descended into violent…
08.22 / 03:40
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Deep in the mountains of eastern Afghanistan, where Afghan troops are on the front lines against Taliban and Islamic State fighters, U.S. military commanders say they needs more forces to better train the local…
08.22 / 03:40
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A white player has joined the national anthem…
08.22 / 03:38
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US President Donald Trump warned against a "hasty withdrawal" from Afghanistan while announcing a new strategy for the war-torn country. However, he refused to provide details on the number of additional…
08.22 / 02:52
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Danish police have discovered a woman's headless torso washed up on Copenhagen's water's edge in their search for missing reporter Kim Wall. Inventor Peter Madsen has admitted Wall died on board his home-made…
08.22 / 02:52
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North Korea's military unleashed its standard fiery threats to greet annual U.S.-South Korean military drills that the North claims are an invasion…
08.22 / 02:41
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Two members of the Kennedy family have been arrested in Massachusetts following complaints about a loud party and…
08.22 / 02:41
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