• Husband of Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg dies suddenly

    David Goldberg, the husband of Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, has died suddenly, his brother said Saturday. Robert Goldberg said his brother, the chief executive of online polling firm SurveyMonkey, had died late Friday. "It's with incredible shock and sadness that I'm letting…

    AFP
  • William and Kate back home with Britain's new princess

    Prince William and his wife Kate were on Sunday spending their first day back at home with their baby daughter as Britain eagerly awaited a name for the new royal princess. The couple, their firstborn Prince George and the new arrival were expected to spend the next few days relaxing together at…

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  • Mayweather wins decision in richest fight ever

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The pressure of a $180 million payday never got to Floyd Mayweather Jr., even if the richest fight ever wasn't the best.

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  • Police: Man shoots, kills would-be carjacker outside store

    OREM, Utah (AP) — A shopper with a concealed weapons permit shot and killed a man who was trying to carjack a woman Saturday outside a Utah grocery store, officers said.

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  • Grand Canyon visitor plunges 400 feet off South Rim to death

    By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - A 29-year-old Nevada man accidentally fell about 400 feet (120 meters) to his death while visiting the South Rim at Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, a park official said on Friday. Juan Carreras-Soto, of Las Vegas, was on a visit with his family on…

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    Drunk Driver Drives Wrong Way On I-15, Kills Two

    A 22-year old drunk driver driving the wrong way in the HOV lane on I-15 kills two in Mira Mesa in a head on crash. The man was severly injured and arrested at the hospital.

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  • NYPD plainclothes officer shot in head; suspect arrested

    NEW YORK (AP) — A plainclothes New York City police officer was shot in the head and critically injured while in an unmarked police car Saturday as he and his partner attempted to stop and question a man they suspected of carrying a gun, officials said.

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  • Mother found dead along with son died of natural causes

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman found dead along with her infant son in a western Pennsylvania apartment died of pneumonia rather than a drug overdose as first suspected, authorities said Saturday.

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  • Muscular dystrophy telethon, long run by Jerry Lewis, ends on ABC

    The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) said Friday it will end its long-standing Labor Day telethon, aired on the ABC network, to focus on more digital fundraising efforts after the success of last year's ALS Ice Bucket challenge. The organization's annual telethon, hosted by comedian Jerry Lewis…

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  • Pakistani air strikes kill 44 militants

    Pakistani air strikes on Saturday killed at least 44 militants in the country's lawless tribal areas bordering Afghanistan, the military said, part of a massive operation against the Taliban. In Khyber district's Tirah valley where troops are battling Taliban militants and Islamist groups, air…

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  • Filipinos take Pacquiao loss hard, demand rematch

    Manny Pacquiao's loss to undefeated American Floyd Mayweather Jr in their welterweight showdown in Las Vegas was met with tears, anger and accusations of foul play in his homeland of the Philippines on Sunday. The American weathered Pacquiao's early assault and seemed to get stronger as the fight…

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    Authorities: Shooting at South Side home involves off-duty police officer

    Authorities confirmed that the shooting involved an off-duty police officer.

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  • Man, 88, gives up license after crash that killed wife

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An 88-year-old father of six from Connecticut pleaded no contest to a traffic charge in a fatal car crash that killed a pregnant woman and his wife of 67 years.

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  • Alice, Charlotte, Diana? Guessing game for royal baby's name

    LONDON (AP) — Princess Charlotte has a certain ring to it. Or how about Princess Alice?

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  • Russia signs up to $100 bn BRICS fund to rival IMF

    Russian President Vladimir Putin ratified an accord Saturday to set up a $100-billion reserve fund for the so-called BRICS -- the five leading emerging economies that include Russia, China, Brazil, India and South Africa. Moscow is expected to contribute $18 billion to the reserve, well behind the…

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  • Mayweather-Pacquiao prizefight delayed amid high TV demand

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The most anticipated boxing fight in years was delayed because of high pay-per-view demand causing problems for cable and satellite systems.

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  • Southern Michigan shaken by 4.2 magnitude earthquake

    (Reuters) - Southern Michigan on Saturday afternoon was shaken by a mild, 4.2 magnitude earthquake, a rarity in a state more accustomed to snow storms and tornadoes, officials said. There were no injuries and one unconfirmed report of a building suffering damage, said Michigan State Police…

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