• 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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    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Pamela Geller, anti-Islam crusader behind attacked Mohammed cartoon showcase

    Pamela Geller, the anti-Islam crusader behind a cartoon contest of the Prophet Mohammed that was attacked by two gunmen in Texas, says her controversial show was meant to demonstrate freedom of expression. "We will not abridge our freedom of speech in order to not offend savages," she told Fox…

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  • Ailing Thai king makes rare public appearance

    Thailand's revered but ailing King Bhumibol Adulyadej made a rare public appearance on Tuesday, leaving the hospital where he has been convalescing for much of the past few months. A heavily guarded convoy carrying the wheelchair-bound 87-year-old monarch left Bangkok's Siriraj Hospital for the…

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  • Moldova seeks to solve riddle of missing $1 billion

    By Alexander Tanas CHISINAU (Reuters) - Moldova will step up an investigation into the disappearance of more than $1 billion from three banks, the head of the central bank told Reuters on Tuesday, after around 10,000 people protested over the scandal at the weekend. Last year Moldova placed Banca…

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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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  • Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer points to family dysfunction

    BOSTON (AP) — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers called a Russian historian and a psychiatrist to the stand Tuesday in a bid to save the Boston Marathon bomber from the death penalty by portraying him as the product of a dysfunctional family from a turbulent corner of the world.

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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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