Faster deportations?... Germany demands US spy leave... Utah vs. DST

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Updated: Fri, 11 Jul 2014 01:15:48 EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A possible compromise is emerging on Capitol Hill that would more quickly send back minors arriving from Central America. Republicans have demanded speedier deportations, and congressional Democratic leaders have left the door open on the issue. However, some key Democratic senators are opposed.

BERLIN (AP) — Germany is demanding that the CIA station chief in Berlin leave the country as a new round of allegations of U.S. espionage increased friction between the two allies. Under the elaborate rules of international diplomacy, Germany's move to kick out the spy chief is a request two steps short of a formal expulsion.

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A central Washington state wildfire has burned across 28 square miles in just two days. The Mills Canyon fire near Entiat has prompted officials to tell residents of about a dozen homes to evacuate. About 40 miles away, on the west side of Lake Chelan, a new fire quickly burned across 350 acres by Thursday evening. Some residents have been told to leave.

BEIJING (AP) — In central China, eight kindergarteners and three adults died after the overcrowded minivan they were in crashed into a pond. The Xinhua (shihn-wah) News Agency says the bus was returning the children home from school Thursday in a mountainous village near the capital city of Hunan province when it fell into the water.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In Utah, there are residents who say officials should reject daylight saving time and join Arizona and Hawaii as the only states that don't spring forward and fall back each year. Businessmen, parents and outdoor lovers cited reasons to do away with the practice at the first public forum on the topic. But some who spoke defended daylight time.

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