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Manhunt enters Day 9...Wildfire keeping 3000 from homes...SpaceX rocket headed to space station



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CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — State police have reaffirmed their determination to find the suspect who killed a trooper at a barracks in a remote part of northeastern Pennsylvania. Eric Frein (freen), who is now on the FBI's Most Wanted list, remains at large for a ninth day since the deadly ambush. Authorities have largely shut down the area where he lived with his parents. Officers could be seen with rifles and wearing bullet proof vests.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House spokesman says President Barack Obama has full confidence in the Secret Service even after two security issues this weekend. The head of the agency has ordered stepped-up security and a comprehensive review after a man with a knife scaled a fence and made it inside the front door of the White House just minutes after Obama had left. Another man was arrested yesterday while trying to gain entry.

POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 3,000 people are still stuck away from their homes because of an expanding wildfire in Northern California. The fire some 60 miles east of Sacramento has now grown to more than 128 square miles and is just 10 percent contained. Gathering thunderstorms may help firefighters, but there are also concerns that lightning could start new fires.

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian negotiator says Egypt will host duel negotiations, including indirect talks between Israelis and Palestinians on a sustained Gaza cease-fire deal. Separate negotiations will take place between Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah on who should run the territory. An aide to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas tells Palestinian radio that talks will be held Tuesday in Cairo.

CAPE CANAVERAL (AP) — A private cargo ship is on its way to pay a call at the International Space Station. The SpaceX falcon rocket blasted off this morning from Cape Canaveral with 5,000 pounds of supplies, including the first 3-D printer for astronauts in orbit. And a few hundred million miles farther out, the Maven spacecraft is expected to enter orbit around Mars today for a one year study.

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