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‘Idol’ judges save finalist from elimination

LOS ANGELES — Casey Abrams wasn’t squeezed out of “American Idol.” The fiery 20-year-old film camp counselor from Idyllwild, Calif., who stomped through Marvin Gaye’s “I Heard It Through the Grapevine” on Wednesday, was revealed to have received the fewest viewer votes on Thursday, but the judges unanimously decided to save Abrams.

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Gunman opens fire inside California Costco, killing 1

A gunman opened fire inside a Southern California Costco during an argument Friday night, killing a man, wounding two other people and sparking a stampede of terrified shoppers before he was taken into custody, police said.