• Woman seeking man she kissed at marathon hears from his wife

    BOSTON (AP) — A Tennessee woman searching for the stranger she kissed while running the Boston Marathon this year says she finally heard back — from the mystery man's wife.

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  • Greek police: body of murdered 4-year-old can never be found

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The body of a 4-year-old girl believed to have been killed by her father will likely never be found due to the gruesome way in which her killer disposed of her remains, Greek police said Tuesday.

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  • Pregnant 10-year-old rape victim denied abortion in Paraguay

    By Anastasia Moloney BOGOTA(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Paraguay's decision to deny a pregnant 10-year-old girl an abortion after she was allegedly raped by her stepfather has sparked a national debate over the country's strict abortion law. Paraguay's health minister recently refused a request…

    Reuters
  • Oldest complete copy of Ten Commandments displayed in Israel

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The world's oldest complete copy of the Ten Commandments is going on rare display at Israel's leading museum in an exhibit tracing civilization's most pivotal moments.

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  • Pacquiao could face disciplinary action for shoulder

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao could face disciplinary action from Nevada boxing officials for failing to disclose a shoulder injury before his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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  • IS claims Texas shooting, first attack on US soil

    The Islamic State group on Tuesday claimed responsibility for its first attack on US soil in which two gunmen were killed after opening fire at an event in Texas showcasing cartoons mocking the Prophet Mohammed. "Two of the soldiers of the caliphate executed an attack on an art exhibit in Garland,…

    AFP
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    Paris picture overlays (22 photos)

    It is already one of the world’s most iconic cities, but this incredible collection shows how much Paris has changed over the course of the past century. The collection, by French photographer Julien Knez, shows Paris in the 1940s against a backdrop of how the same places look today. Knez says he…

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  • SurveyMonkey CEO died of head trauma in exercise accident

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — SurveyMonkey CEO David Goldberg died of severe head trauma in an exercise accident in the Mexican resort town of Punta Mita, a Mexican state official said Monday.

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  • Miley Cyrus on Bruce Jenner, pink armpits, her new charity

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Miley Cyrus wears pasties or posts photos of her pink armpits, it's not to be a provocateur. The 22-year-old says she's just being herself, and she wants all young people to have that same opportunity.

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    Gunmen shot outside a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Garland, Texas (32 photos)

    Federal agents are searching an apartment in Phoenix in an investigation into a shooting outside a suburban Dallas venue hosting a provocative contest for Prophet Muhammad cartoons, the FBI confirmed Monday. Police officers shot and killed two gunmen who opened fire on a security officer outside…

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  • Retirement in Mexico Deserves a Fresh Look

    Mexico was perhaps the original retire overseas destination for Americans, who have been relocating south of the border in retirement for decades. In recent years, Mexico has been overshadowed by countries in Central and South America. Mexico has recently suffered some bad press, including the…

    U.S.News & World Report
  • Yemen rebels shell Saudi town, prompting warning

    Mortar shells fired by Iran-backed rebels in Yemen struck the Saudi border town of Najran on Tuesday, prompting a Saudi-led military coalition to warn it would hit back. The attack was confirmed by the coalition that has been carrying out air strikes against the Huthi Shiite rebels and their allies…

    AFP
  • Rihanna in queen's garb shuts down Met Gala carpet

    NEW YORK (AP) — Never let it be said that Rihanna doesn't know how to make an entrance.

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  • Millions of trees die in California drought, adding to fire danger

    California's drought led to the deaths of 12.5 million trees in the state's forests last year, leaving behind huge amounts of dry fuel that could burn easily as the summer wildfire season begins, the U.S. Forest Service said Monday. The dead trees, visible from the air as red patches in the forest,…

    Reuters
  • NYPD officer shot in head dies, commissioner cites historic anti-police sentiment

    By Ellen Wulfhorst and Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City plainclothes police officer who was shot in the head died on Monday, the fifth officer gunned down in as many months amid anti-law enforcement sentiment not seen since the turbulent 1960s, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton…

    Reuters
  • 'Abandoned' Hong Kong veterans go into battle with Britain

    Hong Kong military veterans who served in the British armed forces are going into battle against their former colonial ruler over their right to live in Britain. With some locals increasingly anxious about Beijing's encroaching influence in Hong Kong, the veterans have become the latest group to…

    AFP
  • AP source: Goldberg died after collapsing in gym

    David Goldberg, the SurveyMonkey CEO who also was Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg's husband, was exercising at a gym in a Mexican resort when he collapsed before he died Friday, a person close to the family said.

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  • China warns teacher who let student hold parasol for her

    BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese grade school teacher was admonished Tuesday for letting a student hold a parasol for her on a school outing after photos of the incident drew overwhelming criticism on social media.

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