• Fighter Jets Scramble Following at Least 6 Reports of Threats to Passenger Planes, Officials Say

    At least six flights were impacted by threats at airports in New York, New Jersey and Boston today, according to airlines and law enforcement. An Air France plane was escorted to JFK Airport in New York City this morning after an anonymous threat was made against the flight, law enforcement…

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  • Sharapova jeered off court, Murray breezes through

    Defending champion Maria Sharapova reached the French Open second round on Monday but was jeered by fans after she refused to carry out an on-court TV interview. Second-seeded Sharapova defeated Estonian Kaia Kanepi 6-2, 6-4 to set up a clash against Russian Fed Cup teammate Vitalia Diatchenko. "I…

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  • Brewers win challenge on disputed HR trot, fall to Giants

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — After a late-night arrival, the San Francisco Giants thought they'd quickly caught a bizarre break — Khris Davis was called out for missing the plate on his home run trot.

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  • Asian mother, two children found dead near Paris

    Villeneuve-Saint-Georges (France) (AFP) - An Asian mother who fell from a fourth-floor apartment and her two young children, apparently stabbed, were found dead in Val-de-Marne southeast of Paris on Monday, witnesses and officials said. The mother, aged around 40 and dressed in red when she died,…

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    Missing Fullerton couple found on Indian reservation; husband dead

    A Fullerton couple who disappeared on Mother's Day was found in a remote area of the Los Coyotes Indian Reservation after apparently getting lost.

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  • South African rhino survives horrific attack by poachers

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The rhino's rescuers gave her a name: Hope.

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  • Japan to join U.S., Australia war games amid growing China tensions

    By Matt Siegel SYDNEY (Reuters) - Japan will join a major U.S.-Australian military exercise for the first time in a sign of growing security links between the three countries as tensions fester over China's island building in the South China Sea. While only 40 Japanese officers and soldiers will…

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  • 'Know your place', Turkey's Erdogan tells New York Times

    "As a newspaper, you (the New York Times) should know your place," he said in a televised speech in Istanbul. "You are meddling in Turkey's affairs by writing something like this. The New York Times had on Friday published a editorial entitled "Dark Clouds Over Turkey" that was deeply critical of…

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  • Man convicted in 1985 cult killings dies in Nebraska prison

    TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) — A man who had spent three decades on Nebraska's death row for the 1985 cult killings of two people, including a 5-year-old boy, has died in prison, officials said Monday.

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  • Salmonella in Sushi Leaves Dozens Wishing They'd Ordered the Tempura

    The popular fish hasn't been singled out yet as the direct cause of 53 reported cases of salmonella linked to eating sushi since March 5, yet all but one of the people who fell ill had eaten raw tuna, according to the Centers for Diease Control. Thirty-one cases of illness have been identified in…

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  • Lawyer says allegations B.B. King was poisoned 'ridiculous'

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days are accusing King's two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King's estate is calling the claims ridiculous.

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    Teacher promises to let students out of final exam if Taylor Swift calls

    A group of high school students needs only a phone call to get out of their final exam this semester. However, that call needs to come from a superstar.

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  • Cops: Man fires BB gun at 11-year-old, said boy shot his son

    MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man shot an 11-year-old boy in the chest with a BB gun on a playground because he said the boy had previously shot his own young son with the same kind of weapon, authorities said Monday.

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  • Man and child killed, three children injured in N.M. cherry picker crash

    (Reuters) - A man and a child were killed and three other children injured in New Mexico on Sunday when a cherry picker in which they were riding was knocked over by a gust of wind, police said. The four children and the adult were inside the bucket of the elevated work platform, which was on the…

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    No games. Just real women looking for a faithful guy. Click to see pics of local women.

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  • Tiger 'unintentionally' mauled abbot at Thai temple: doctor

    A tiger that mauled the abbot of a Thai temple under fire over the welfare of dozens of big cats in its care "didn't intend" to attack him, the monk's doctor said on Monday. Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua in western Kanchanaburi province -- commonly known as the "Tiger Temple" -- is home to nearly 150 tigers…

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  • Nevada case is latest to test 'stand your ground' laws

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — The idea that a person's home is their castle and they have the right to kill trespassers has been widely accepted in the U.S. for more than a century.

    Associated Press
  • Sudden Infant Deaths Linked to Elevation

    Babies who live at high elevations, those above 8,000 feet (2,438 meters), may face a slightly increased risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, new research finds. "The absolute risk [of SIDS] remains very low, and … this is in no way a call to abandon residence [in] or visits to…

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