PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Workers have cleared trees from three-quarters of a proposed $1 billion power line route ahead of next month's referendum on the conduit for Canadian hydropower to reach the New England grid.

The project is already permitted and construction has been underway for the past nine months, even as supporters and opponents battle ahead of the Nov. 2 vote.

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LOS ANGELES — Lake Tahoe’s water level has dropped so low that water is no longer flowing into the Truckee River, and salmon aren’t expected to spawn in a major tributary this year.

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military on Sunday said it has reprimanded an officer who was found to have used excessive force against protesters in the occupied West Bank, including pushing a 65-year-old Israeli peace activist to the ground.

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