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PARIS (AP) — Negotiators in Paris say they are getting close to a deal on an international accord against global warming. A French official says it's hoped the final text will be completed on Saturday morning. After the text is presented, delegations are expected to have a few hours to study it before it goes to an open meeting for eventual adoption. The accord would be the first requiring all countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that scientists say cause global warming.
COACHELLA, Calif. (AP) — Federal and local authorities are investigating a fire at a California mosque about 75 miles from last week's terror attack in San Bernardino. People at the Islamic Center of Palm Springs -- in Coachella -- reported hearing a "loud boom" and then seeing flames in the small building's lobby. The mosque was hit by gunfire in 2014. That case remains under investigation.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has finally gone after rival Ted Cruz. The New York Times reported that Cruz, speaking at a closed-door event, questioned Trump's judgment. Trump said at an event in Iowa that Cruz is a nice guy and agrees with everything he says. But he said the Texas senator Is beholden to big oil and opposes ethanol subsidies, which are deeply popular in Iowa.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento, California, police have arrested a man accused of posting a video online showing him pointing a handgun at police. The Sacramento Bee reports police say they found the video of the 20-year-old Marco Romero on Instagram Saturday. They say the video includes derogatory comments about police. Police searched his house and found firearms, including the handgun they believe was used.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The lead investigator of a medical helicopter crash that killed four people in California says there was no distress call from the crew before it went down amid heavy rain and fog on Thursday night. It doesn't appear that the many power lines in the area had any effect.
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