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Prom party interrupted by shotgun blast

WENATCHEE — An outdoor prom party was disrupted Saturday night when two attendees were struck by shotgun pellets fired from a house next door, Chelan County sheriff's deputies said.

Amazon, Microsoft invest billions as computing shifts to cloud

SEATTLE — Local behemoths and Microsoft, as well as other tech firms that rent out computing power and storage, are rapidly becoming some of the biggest spenders in the corporate world, as they lay down the bases for a future in which most computing will take place in the so-called cloud.

Anti-Trump protests break out for 2nd day in California

BURLINGAME, Calif. — Protests erupted in California for the second day in a row on Friday against U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is moving closer to winning the Republican nomination after a string of victories this week.

Rescuers search rubble of Nairobi building

NAIROBI — Rescue workers raced on Saturday to save more residents from the rubble of a six-story building in Nairobi after it collapsed overnight following heavy rain. At least 12 people were confirmed dead.

Six killed in Texas floods

AUSTIN, Texas — A grandmother and four of her grandchildren were killed and another person also died in floods in Texas caused by storms that unleashed tornadoes, damaging hail and torrential rains on several central U.S. states, officials said on Saturday.

Carly’s croon sparks criticism on social media

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Presidential hopeful Cruz announced at a rally on Wednesday in Indianapolis that Carly Fiorina would join his ticket. But the unveiling faced scorn on social media after she started to sing while addressing the crowd.

Former Yakima County sheriff candidate charged with assault

YAKIMA — Anthony Bosworth, a former candidate for Yakima County sheriff and a conservative activist, faces two assault charges in connection with an incident in which he is accused of attacking his teen daughter and striking a woman who tried to intervene.

Yakima woman dies after crash

SEATTLE — A Yakima woman died Thursday night following injuries suffered in a car car crash earlier this week, the Washington State Patrol reported Friday.

Explosion, fire destroy home

CHENEY — An explosion rocked a Cheney-area home Saturday while firefighters were inside battling a blaze that would end up gutting the house.

Jaya, Point Defiance tiger, critically ill

TACOMA — Jaya, one of the first Sumatran tigers to come to Tacoma, is critically ill, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium has announced. The zoo put Jaya under anesthesia last week after she showed signs of illness. When she stopped eating, the zoo found the bacterial infection.