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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Officials in San Jose, California, say more than 10,000 of the 14,000 people evacuated two days ago because of floods are being allowed to go home. About 3,800 people remain under the mandatory evacuation order, prompted by a creek that overflowed following heavy rains and inundated neighborhoods with waist high water. A city spokesman says authorities are now focused on cleanup efforts and getting people back into their homes.
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Police in riot gear have entered a Dakota Access pipeline protest camp in North Dakota where dozens of people are defying orders to leave. More than 50 officers entered the camp from two directions, along with several law enforcement and military vehicles. A helicopter and airplane flew overhead. Most protesters left peacefully yesterday when authorities closed the camp on Army Corps of Engineers land, but some are refusing to go.
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — White nationalist Richard Spencer says he's been kicked out of a gathering of conservative activists. Spencer posted a video on the internet saying he was "politely asked to leave" the Conservative Political Action Conference. Spencer was booted shortly after being denounced by an organizer of the conference. American Conservative Union Executive Director Dan Schneider denounced the so-called alt-right as anti-Semitic, racist and sexist.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Four people have been arrested in the death of 9-year-old Indiana boy with cerebral palsy who authorities say was malnourished and neglected. The Vigo (VEE'-goh) County Sheriff's Office says the boy was blind and weighed less than 15 pounds when he was found at a home by officers responding to a 911 call. He was pronounced dead at a hospital. Authorities say four people have been arrested, including the child's two guardians.
MASON, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan sports doctor charged with sexually assaulting nine young gymnasts is hearing the charges against him at a pair of arraignments today. Dr. Larry Nassar was charged yesterday with 22 crimes in Ingham and Eaton counties. He appeared this morning in an Ingham court and will appear in another court by video. Nassar won't be released. He's in jail without bond in an unrelated child pornography case in western Michigan.
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