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Officials: Centralia sinkhole unrelated to underground fire

CENTRALIA, Pa. — State environmental authorities say a 100-foot (30-meter) sinkhole found in a central Pennsylvania town almost completely emptied by a decades-long underground fire is unrelated to the blaze. 103 more words

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Two women arrested after allegedly assaulting a man in Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Police say two women have been arrested after an alleged assault in Thunder Bay, Ont.

Thunder Bay police say officers were in the area when they saw the women allegedly assaulting a man underneath an overpass on Saturday afternoon. 86 more words

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Russian flag hung on church in UK city where ex-spy poisoned

LONDON — Officials in the English city where a former Russian double agent was poisoned with a nerve agent last year have denounced the placing of a huge Russian flag on the city’s cathedral. 99 more words

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Authorities remove cougar from tree outside California home

HESPERIA, Calif. — Firefighters have rescued a very big cat — a mountain lion — from a tree outside a home in the Southern California desert. 104 more words

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Cabinet likely to extend deadline to reconsider Trans Mountain pipeline

OTTAWA — Canada’s energy regulator will tell the federal government on Friday whether it still thinks the Trans Mountain pipeline should be expanded, but cabinet’s final say on the project’s future is not likely to come before the summer. 170 more words

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Marco Rubio warns Venezuelan soldiers to let aid enter

CUCUTA, Colombia — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio on Sunday visited a border staging point for U.S. aid to Venezuela and warned soldiers loyal to socialist President Nicolas Maduro that would commit a “crime against humanity” if they block entry of the packages that are being channeled through Maduro’s rivals. 352 more words

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Greek baker who gave bread to arriving refugees dies at 77

ATHENS, Greece — Dionissis Arvanitakis, a Greek baker who provided free bread to refugees who arrived on a Greek island, has died of unspecified causes. He was 77. 106 more words

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