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Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas
CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico (AP) -- A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant away from its mother. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said.... 5/26/2015 1:29 AM

AP source: Cleveland reaches deal with Justice on policing
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by the police department, and the agreement could be announced as soon as Tuesday, a senior federal law enforcement official said.... 5/26/2015 1:08 AM

Woman hanging on Shell ship since Friday ends drill protest
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) -- The woman who had been hanging off the anchor chain of a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's plans to explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean ended her dayslong protest north of Seattle on Monday morning.... 5/25/2015 8:13 PM

Fatal cherry picker accident occurred during demonstration
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A cherry picker accident that left a man and a boy dead and injured three other children happened as the man was giving the neighborhood kids a demonstration of the elevated lift, authorities said.... 5/25/2015 8:52 PM

California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought
SYDNEY (AP) -- California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record.... 5/26/2015 1:29 AM

Police: 3 kids injured when waterspout uproots bounce house
MIAMI (AP) -- A waterspout uprooted an inflatable bounce house with three children inside it on a South Florida beach Monday, but the youngsters were ejected before it flew above palm trees across four lanes of traffic into a parking lot, police said.... 5/25/2015 11:53 PM

Troubled Memphis-area cemetery reopens for family visits
BARTLETT, Tenn. (AP) -- Clutching red flowers and blue balloons, hundreds of relatives visited deceased loved ones buried at a troubled Memphis-area cemetery for the first time since it closed more than a year ago, after its owner was arrested and charged with mishandling burials.... 5/25/2015 11:57 PM

Man diagnosed with Lassa fever dies in US after Liberia trip
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New Jersey man died Monday evening after been diagnosed with Lassa fever - a frightening infectious disease from West Africa that is rarely seen in the United States, a federal health official said.... 5/26/2015 2:03 AM

Cause of death of child in swing undetermined after autopsy
BALTIMORE (AP) -- An autopsy has been completed on a child who was found dead in a park swing as his mother pushed him, but the cause of death remains under investigation, police said Monday.... 5/26/2015 1:33 AM

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