• 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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  • Guatemalan drug lord sentenced in secret in US court

    A Guatemalan drug trafficker known as "the Queen of the South" was sentenced in a US federal court on Tuesday but the judge put her case and its outcome under seal for five years, her lawyer said. Marllory Chacon Rossell, 42, entered the court smiling, her hands cuffed and wearing a beige prison…

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  • Sleepless nights for Woods over Vonn split, father's death

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods felt rusty and tired Tuesday at The Players Championship — rust because he has played one tournament in three months, fatigue because of his personal life.

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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…

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  • Nasrallah vows to oust militants on Lebanon-Syria border

    The head of Lebanon's Hezbollah vowed Tuesday his militant group would oust militants from a region on the border with Syria, but declined to say when the assault might happen. In a televised address, the Shiite group's leader Hassan Nasrallah said rebel forces in the mountainous border area posed…

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    Drug cartel shoots down Mexican military helicopter

    A military helicopter was shot down as it followed members of the Jalisco New Generation cartel early Friday morning in Mexico’s Jalisco state.

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  • 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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  • Family of woman dropped on head by ambulance crew gets $1.5M

    WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — The family of a woman who suffered a brain hemorrhage and died days after an ambulance crew dropped her on her head has been awarded $1.5 million in a wrongful death lawsuit.

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  • Texas gunman had happy childhood in Pakistan but struggled in U.S.

    By Katharine Houreld ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Nadir Soofi, a gunman shot dead after opening fire at a Texas exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad, was a popular schoolboy in Pakistan but struggled to adjust to the United States after moving there as a teen, friends said on Tuesday. Soofi's…

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  • Correction: Fatal Shooting-Menasha story

    MENASHA, Wis. (AP) — In a story May 4 about shootings in the Wisconsin town of Menasha, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a family caught in the attack had been on a bike ride. The family was out for a walk.

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  • Tamir Rice’s Mom Moved to a Homeless Shelter After Police Shot Her Son

    The mother of a 12-year-old Cleveland boy who was shot and killed by police last year says she lived in a homeless shelter for a time to avoid living next to "the killing field of her son," according to court documents. Monday’s filing on behalf of Samaria Rice, Tamir Rice’s mom, calls on city…

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    Russia, NATO flex military muscles

    Amid rising regional tensions, Russia prepares for its May 9 Victory Parade while NATO holds anti-submarine exercises in the North Sea. Nathan Frandino reports.

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  • Red Army veteran's war years end in Gulag

    Lev Netto felt nothing but delight when a crackly radio loudspeaker in a town outside Moscow announced on June 22, 1941 that the Nazis had invaded and the Soviet Union was now at war. Speaking in his Moscow flat full of paintings and books, he recalled how he saw the then-Soviet capital hastily…

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  • Crash! How India Slammed into Eurasia at Record Speed

    Two super-fast conveyor belts of sinking crust explain why India set a continental speed record as it crashed into Eurasia, according to a new study. The Indian Plate slammed into Eurasia 40 million years ago, raising the Himalayas and Mount Everest, the study's researchers explained. The new…

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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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  • Nigeria’s Boko Haram in disarray as government forces advance

    By Julia Payne MALKOHI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Boko Haram is fracturing as shortages of weapons and fuel foment tensions between its foot soldiers and leaders, women rescued from the Islamist jihadi fighters by Nigerian troops told Reuters. The army has freed nearly 700 in the past week as it advances…

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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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