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Two arrested for furnishing alcohol in Ishpeming house fall case

ISHPEMING, MI-- The Ishpeming Police Department has arrested two men in connection with a teenaged girl’s fall out of a second-story window May 20. The 15-year-old fell from an unoccupied house at 111 West North Street and sustained serious facial injuries. Police say during the course of the investigation several interviews were conducted. Officers determined a group of underage individuals had attended a party at 917 North Main Street before the incident occurred. Alcohol was allegedly...

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When faced with allegations of sex abuse against one of its bishops, the Church of England "colluded and concealed rather than seeking to help those who were brave enough to come forward," the church's leader acknowledged Thursday.

Thanks to Sigmund Freud, we all know what it means to dream about swords, sticks and umbrellas. Or maybe we don't.

"For 100 years, we got stuck into that Freudian perspective on dreams, which turned out to be not scientifically very accurate," says Robert Stickgold, a sleep researcher and associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. "So it's only been in the last 15 to 20 years that we've really started making progress."

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One of China's most controversial celebrations, the annual dog meat festival in southwest China's Yulin City, is underway.

The event inflames passions among the celebrants and their critics to such a degree that the local government seems to be in a bind, unable to placate either side. Activists say that this year, the government issued a ban on the sale of dog meat, only to reverse following an outcry from locals.

"It's really confusing," says Zhang Xiaohai, secretary general of the AITA Foundation for Animal Protection in Beijing.

The humanitarian aid system is broken.

That's the message of a new paper by Paul Spiegel, a former senior official at the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). The piece was part of a special series on health and humanitarian crises published by the British medical journal The Lancet in early June.

SAULT STE. MARIE, MI--   The International Bridge in Sault Ste. Marie will close for a time during the 31st annual Bridge Walk and Bicycle Parade Saturday. 

Vehicle traffic won’t be allowed beginning at 9:30 a.m. The bridge will reopen around 10:30 a.m.

A portion of the bridge is currently restricted to one lane of traffic because scaffolding is in place for the ongoing Canadian arch painting project.

For more information visit the International Bridge Authority website at www.saultbridge.com.

LANSING, MI (AP)--   The Michigan House has adjourned for three weeks without voting to OK tax incentives for companies that add jobs in the state at a time the hunt is on for Foxconn, a Taiwanese electronics contractor that's considering building a U.S. factory.

House Speaker Tom Leonard said Tuesday he's concerned that Gov. Rick Snyder cut a deal with Democrats that would "undermine Republican caucus priorities." He declined to elaborate and said he's waiting for Snyder to return from a European trade trip to address House Republicans' concerns.

DETROIT, MI (AP)--   Government lawyers have told a judge that he doesn't have the authority to halt the deportation of more than 100 Iraqi nationals from the Detroit area. 

Judge Mark Goldsmith held a hearing Wednesday in federal court. The U.S. Justice Department says the detainees must go to immigration court to try to stay in the United States, not U.S. District Court.

But attorneys for the Iraqi natives say they could be deported before they can appear in an immigration court.

America's diversity remains on the rise, with all racial and ethnic minorities growing faster than whites from 2015 to 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau says in a new snapshot of the national population. The agency also found the U.S. median age has risen to nearly 38.

Asian and mixed-race people are the two fastest-growing segments of the U.S. population, the U.S. Census Bureau says. Both groups grew by 3 percent from July 2015 to July 2016. In the same 12 months, the non-Hispanic white population grew by just 5,000 people.

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FLINT, MI (AP)--   A Canadian man from Tunisia accused of wounding a Michigan airport police officer in a stabbing authorities are investigating as an act of terrorism remains in custody after appearing in federal court.

Amor Ftouhi is charged with committing violence at an airport following Wednesday's attack in Flint. He appeared in court hours later to hear the charge. A bond hearing is set for next Wednesday.

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