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Conceptis Sudoku Puzzle answer

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Oil pipeline opponent will use ‘necessity defense,’ but what does that mean?

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BY BLAKE NICHOLSON and STEVE KARNOWSKI The Associated Press

BISMARCK, N.D.

An American Indian activist and former U.S. congressional candidate in North Dakota accused of inciting a riot during protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline says he’ll seek to present a “necessity defense” — justifying a crime by arguing it prevented a greater harm.

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Officials: Taliban attack Afghan army posts

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BY AMIR SHAH The Associated Press

KABUL, Afghanistan

The Taliban targeted two military posts in western Afghanistan, killing 11 soldiers and setting off gunbattles with the military, Afghan officials said today.

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China’s Xi unveils new leaders but doesn’t designate successor

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BY GILLIAN WONG and CHRISTOPHER BODEEN The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1181751|title=|desc= CHINESE PRESIDENT XI JINPING waves during a press event to introduce the new members of the Chinese Politburo in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People today. The seven-member Standing Committee, the inner circle of Chinese political power, was paraded in front of assembled media on the first day following the end of the 19th Communist Party Congress.

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EPA chemical review would exclude millions of tons of toxins

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BY MATTHEW BROWN The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1181748|title=|desc= ASBESTOS REMOVAL TECHNOLOGIES INC., job forman Megan Eberhart wears protective gear for asbestos abatement in Howell, Michigan.

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Latest in Weinstein scandal: Lawmakers, lobbyists and more say ‘me too’

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BY SOPHIA TAREEN The Associated Press

CHICAGO

The response to sexual harassment allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein has spread to statehouses nationwide, with hundreds of lawmakers, lobbyists and consultants coming forward to say the problem is pervasive in the halls of political power.

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Sheriff’s spokesman: 2 killed on Grambling State campus

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The Associated press

GRAMBLING, LA.

A sheriff ’s spokesman said a student and his friend were fatally shot at a Louisiana university after an altercation that began in a dorm room, and the shooter fled the scene early today.

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Analysis: Can the Republican party survive the presidency of Trump?

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BY JULIE PACE The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1181745|title=|desc= SEN. JEFF FLAKE, R-Ariz., speaks during a television interview on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday. Flake announced he would not run for re-election in 2018, condemning in a speech aimed at President Donald Trump the “flagrant disregard of truth and decency” that is undermining American democracy.

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Ernest F. Freeberg II

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August 25, 1928- October 20, 2017

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DEATH NOTICE

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PORTLAND — Sheila M. Leeman, age 79, formerly of Topsham, died on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation and Residence. Arrangements are by Stetson’s Funeral Home, 12 Federal St., Brunswick.

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Dear Abby

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DEAR ABBY: I’m in my 60s, fit, sexually able and I desire physical relations. My wife, because of health issues, is no longer interested in sex. In fact, it would be at least mildly painful to her.

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SUDOKU

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CRYPTOQUOTE

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CROSSWORD

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Act Accordingly

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BY JACKIE SARTORIS

There seems no place to find inspiration in the direction of our government. At every level, disregard for citizen voices and the democratic process abounds.

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Don’t Kill the Job

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BY JONATHAN CRIMMINS

Every once in a while, it is a good idea to throw open the windows and pull up the blinds to let the sun shine in. That warm, bright presence has a way of casting its light on all that is hidden from view.

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Political Cartoon

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PD: Driver searching for lighter flipped truck

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WOODLAND (AP) — Maine State Police say a driver flipped his pickup truck end over end while trying to find a lighter he had dropped.

Police say 29-year-old Ryan Lowell, of Limeston, was driving on Route 161 in Woodland in Aroostook County on Monday night when he became distracted searching for the lighter.

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Child's leg severed by front-end loader

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NEW VINEYARD (AP) — Police say the leg of a 4-yearold child was severed by the bucket of a front-end loader at a gravel pit in Maine.

They say the child was with his grandfather, who was working at the family's gravel pit with the front-end loader at the time.

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Cops: Armed man bitten by police dog amid 6-hour standoff

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CORINNA (AP) — Maine

State Police say a man was bitten by a police dog as he resisted being arrested following a six-hour standoff.

Police say 55-year-old Gregory Frank taken into custody Monday at a Corinna home. It wasn't immediately known if he had a lawyer.

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