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Hillary Clinton narrowly wins Kentucky, Bernie Sanders takes Oregon
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Hillary Clinton narrowly wins Kentucky, Bernie Sanders takes Oregon

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders battled to a neck-and-neck outcome in Kentucky's presidential primary Tuesday, as Clinton declared victory and sought to blunt the momentum of her Democratic rival ahead of a likely general election matchup against Republican Donald Trump. Sanders won Oregon and vowed to soldier on.

On election eve for five states, Trump rips Cruz and Kasich
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On election eve for five states, Trump rips Cruz and Kasich | Reuters

WEST CHESTER, Pa. Republican Donald Trump, on the eve of primary elections in five states that he is expected to sweep, launched blistering attacks on Monday on rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich for their 11th-hour joint effort aimed at denying him the party's presidential nomination

Jailed Oregon occupation leader calls for elected officials' support
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Jailed Oregon occupation leader calls for elected officials' support | Reuters

The jailed leader of the occupation of a U.S. wildlife refuge in Oregon, in a statement released on Monday, called on elected officials from mostly Western states to voice support for free speech and civil disobedience and to visit their constituents in federal custody

Family of slain Oregon protester challenges FBI account of his death
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Family of slain Oregon protester challenges FBI account of his death | Reuters

BURNS, Ore. An anti-government protester who was killed after fleeing a traffic stop near the armed occupation of a U.S. wildlife refuge in Oregon seemed to have been shot in the back while his hands were in the air, his family said on Friday

Oregon occupiers want to work with residents; locals critical
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Oregon occupiers want to work with residents; locals critical | Reuters

BURNS, Ore. The leader of a group of self-styled militiamen who seized a remote U.S. wildlife refuge in Oregon said on Tuesday their plan was to help local residents regain their rights from the federal government, and "then we will go home." The Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and the small town of Burns have been thrust into the spotlight by the takeover, which began on Saturday and marked the latest protest over federal management of millions of acres (hectares)of land in the West

U.S. says Venezuelan government interfering in new National Assembly
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U.S. says Venezuelan government interfering in new National Assembly | Reuters

WASHINGTON The United States expressed concern on Monday that the Venezuelan government is trying to obstruct the actions of the country's National Assembly, which convenes on Tuesday for its first session with an opposition majority in more than 16 years. "We are concerned by the Venezuelan government's efforts to interfere with the newly elected National Assembly exercising its constitutionally mandated duties," State Department spokesman John Kirby told reporters, without giving details.

Woman charged with murder, hit-and-run in Vegas Strip crash is on 'suicide watch' in jail
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Woman charged with murder, hit-and-run in Vegas Strip crash is on 'suicide watch' in jail

A woman accused of intentionally plowing a car carrying her young daughter through crowds of pedestrians on the Las Vegas Strip was charged Tuesday with murder, child abuse and hit-and-run.

More rain to hit Pacific Northwest amid mudslide concerns
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More rain to hit Pacific Northwest amid mudslide concerns | Reuters

SEATTLE A storm system moving across the western United States will bring heavy rain once again to the drenched Pacific Northwest and northern California on Friday, forecasts said, as officials warned of renewed mudslides and flooding following the record rainfall. In addition to more rain, strong winds and mountain snow were expected across the Cascades, Sierra and northern Rockies, the National Weather Service said. In Oregon, where two women died in storm-related accidents, Governor Kate Brown declared a state of emergency for 13 counties.

New band of rain to hit Pacific Northwest amid mudslide concerns
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New band of rain to hit Pacific Northwest amid mudslide concerns | Reuters

A band of powerful storms that hit the Pacific Northwest of the United States this week was expected to ease on Friday, though more wet weather was on the way and officials warned of renewed mudslides and flooding following the record rainfall. Periods of heavy rain and fierce winds are forecast to stretch across Washington state, Oregon and Northern California and warnings of coastal and river flooding in Washington extended into Friday, the National Weather Service said. In addition to more rain, strong winds and mountain snow were expected across the Cascades, Sierra and northern Rockies

In familiar ritual, Obama visits and consoles families of Oregon shooting victims
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In familiar ritual, Obama visits and consoles families of Oregon shooting victims

President Barack Obama, in a ritual that has become both familiar and frustrating to him, travelled to Oregon on Friday to console families of the victims of a community college shooting that once again sparked a push for US gun reform.

After Oregon: 2 University students dead in US gun violence
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After Oregon: 2 University students dead in US gun violence

An overnight confrontation between two groups of students escalated into violence Friday when a freshman at Northern Arizona University opened fire on four fraternity members, killing one and wounding three, authorities said.

Barack Obama to visit families of college shooting victims in Oregon
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Barack Obama to visit families of college shooting victims in Oregon

President Barack Obama will travel to Oregon on Friday to meet with relatives of the victims of the Umpqua Community College shooting.

In emotional speech, Hillary Clinton pushes for new gun laws
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In emotional speech, Hillary Clinton pushes for new gun laws

Presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton offered an emotional plea Monday for tougher gun control laws in the wake of a deadly university shooting, decrying the "extremism" that she said has come to characterize the debate over U.S. gun laws.

#PicOfTheLot: Refugees in Greece
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#PicOfTheLot: Refugees in Greece

Daily pick of best pictures from around the world.

Oregon Shooter Christopher Harper-Mercer was Army boot camp drop out and awkward loner
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Oregon Shooter Christopher Harper-Mercer was Army boot camp drop out and awkward loner

A day after the rampage in this Oregon timber town, authorities said Christopher Sean Harper-Mercer wore a flak jacket and brought at least six guns and five ammunition magazines to the school

Oregon gunman shot
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Oregon gunman shot "Christians" in the head, shot himself as police officers arrived

A federal agency says investigators have recovered six weapons at an Oregon community college and seven at the apartment of the gunman who killed nine people.

Obama orders flags to half-staff after shooting
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Obama orders flags to half-staff after shooting

President Barack Obama is ordering that American flags be flown at half-staff in honor of the victims of the mass shooting at an Oregon community college. Obama signed the proclamation at the White House on Friday. He's directing flags to be lowered until sunset Tuesday.

Bloodstained: The worst shootings in recent years
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Bloodstained: The worst shootings in recent years

Here's a look at some of the worst shootings on or near college campuses in recent years in US.