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Anti-fascist counter-demonstrators cross the Burnside Bridge across the Willamette River from the west side of the city to the east side in search of the far-right group, the Proud Boys, in Portland, Ore., Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. Self-described anti-fascists vowed to confront the rally while leaders from the far right urged their followers to turn out in large numbers to protest the arrests of multiple members of right-wing groups in the run-up to the event. Antifa members often cover their faces with masks, making it harder to identify them. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
The Latest: At least 13 arrests in Portland protestsPolice in Portland, Oregon, arrested at least 13 people during demonstrations by right-wing groups and antifascist counterprotesters that have continued for hours
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Small plane crashes into house near PoughkeepsieNew York state police say a small plane crashed into a house in a rural town near Poughkeepsie, setting it on fire
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Blake Goodman and his dog Murph win the Doggy Con costume contest for highest-scoring pet, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, in Atlanta. Organizers awarded various prizes suitable for dogs and humans to the contest winners. (AP Photo/Andrea Smith)
Doggy Con: a pop culture convention for furry fanaticsFurry fanatics: Pet event called Doggy Con draws hundreds of dog owners and spectators to an Atlanta park as costumed canines compete in a contest inspired by Dragon Con
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A member of the Proud Boys, who declined to give his name, carries a flag before the start of a protest in Portland, Ore., on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. Police have mobilized to prevent clashes between conservative groups and counter-protesters who plan to converge in the city. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
Bear spray, shields, metal poles seized at Portland protestsPolice seized weapons such as bear spray and shields as right-wing groups and counterprotesters gathered in downtown Portland
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Illinois sues company after lead found in village's waterIllinois has filed a lawsuit alleging the company that provides water to a Chicago suburb made changes that caused lead to contaminate the village's drinking water
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Jason Medina, 42, of El Paso, Texas, stands in line with thousands of others on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, to pay respects to Margie Reckard, 63, who was killed by a gunman who opened fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Tex., earlier this month. Thousand of strangers from El Paso and around the country came this weekend to honor Reckard. Her long-time companion, Antonio Basco, says he felt so alone planning her funeral, that he invited the world to join him in remembering his companion of 22 years. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
Strangers come for miles to mourn El Paso shooting victimThousands of strangers from Los Angeles to Tucson came to El Paso, Texas, to say goodbye to an El Paso shooting victim after hearing her longtime companion had few family members left.
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For Alaska Salmon, This Year Is BrutalAn extraordinary heat wave has proved fatal for thousands of Alaska salmon this summer, CNN reports. Alerted by locals, scientists traveled along the Koyukuk River in July and spotted 850 unspawned dead salmon. "We were boating, going about 35 or 40 miles per hour, and we know we missed a...
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Guy Charged With 10 Felonies Over 30 Minutes in 1 BlockAn alleged felon is making headlines after he was charged with 10 felonies and 2 misdemeanors over less than 30 minutes in a one-block radius, the Daily News reports. Rodney Edward King Jr, 29, is accused of committing crimes against seven people in Columbus, Ohio, one morning last week. "During...
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Karina Facchiano, center, is comforted by a friend during a vigil outside a residence, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, in Erie, Pa. The vigil was in remembrance of five children who died Aug. 11 at a fire at the residence, which served as a daycare facility. One of the children that died was Dalvin Pacley, 2, Facchiano's son. (Jack Hanrahan/Erie Times-News via AP)
Funerals held for 4 children killed in day care fireResidents of a Pennsylvania city gathered to mourn and remember four of the five children who died when fire swept through a home child care center
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FILE - In this June 18, 2019 file photo people line up near protesters outside a venue for a community meeting in Phoenix. Still stinging from national outrage sparked this summer by a videotaped encounter of officers pointing guns and cursing at a black family, community members are holding low-key meetings aimed at helping Phoenix officials figure out how citizens could help oversee the city's officers. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Phoenix looks to be next big city with citizen police reviewPhoenix is one of the last big cities without independent civilian oversight of officers and is looking to make the change after outcry over a video of police pointing guns at a black family
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Man charged with attempted murder of Illinois state trooperA 43-year-old suburban Chicago man has been charged with attempted murder for shooting and wounding an Illinois State Trooper who serving a warrant at the man's home
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Ohio mayor receives threats after comments by TrumpThe mayor of Dayton where nine people were slain in a mass shooting says a round-the-clock security detail was assigned to her because of hate-filled messages she received following verbal sparring with President Donald Trump after his visit to a hospital
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