• U.S. top court throws out Obamacare contraception ruling

    By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday revived religious objections by Catholic groups in Michigan and Tennessee to the Obamacare requirement for contraception coverage, throwing out a lower court decision favoring President Barack Obama's administration. The…

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  • Officer reunited with newborn he found in dumpster in 1989

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An officer who found an abandoned newborn in a garbage dumpster was reunited with the now 25-year-old man he helped save.

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  • Pacquiao pleads for Indonesia to spare death row Filipina

    World boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao took time out Monday from final preparations for his $400 million megafight with Floyd Mayweather to plead for the life of a Filipina on death row in Indonesia. Pacquiao, a national hero in the Philippines, added his voice to a chorus of global opposition led…

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  • Head of Iran's Guard lashes out over Saudi 'treachery'

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The head of Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Monday accused Saudi Arabia of treachery against the Islamic world and compared the kingdom to Israel, the official IRNA news agency reported.

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  • More bad news for Brian Williams: NBC probe shows he 'embellished' stories

    Former NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams is half-way through his six-month suspension for inflating stories he told about his reporting. The brutal leaks were designed to send the message to Brian Williams and his superlawyer, Robert Barnett: ‘You’re dead.

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  • Japan military to take more assertive role

    The United States and Japan agreed new rules for defense cooperation on Monday that will give Tokyo's armed forces a more ambitious, global role amid concerns over China's rising influence. Under the revised "guidelines," Japan could come to the aid of US forces threatened by a third country or…

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    CCTV footage of the moment when quake hit Nepal

    Surveillance footage shows the moment when the 7.8 magnitude quake hit Nepal.

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  • Tesla home battery: What it’ll cost you to keep your iPhone online during blackouts

    Tesla this week will unveil a brand new product that’s not a car, yet it’ll feature some of the same amazing energy technology found in its electric vehicles. According to hints coming directly from Tesla as well as many other reports from the media, the new product line includes home batteries…

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  • Gunshots fired at rapper Lil Wayne's tour buses on Georgia highway

    (Reuters) - Multiple gunshots were fired early Sunday into two buses carrying Grammy-winning rap music star Lil Wayne and his entourage on a Georgia highway following a performance in Atlanta, but no one was hurt, police said. About a dozen people were aboard the two buses together when the…

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    Missing High Point college student found dead on Business 85

    Authorities say they figured out a High Point University student was the man killed when he was struck by a truck on Business 85 not long after he was reported missing.

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  • After Wizards get sweep, Pierce takes jabs at Raptors, Drake

    WASHINGTON (AP) — At age 37, Paul Pierce is having a grand ol' time on this playoff run with the Washington Wizards.

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  • Why Iran is standing by its weakened, and expensive, ally Syria

    Iran has proven critical in helping keep President Bashar al-Assad in power after four years of bloody war, dispatching thousands of soldiers and paramilitary fighters to bolster Syria’s flagging army and billions of dollars in loans to prop up its economy. Iranian officials have declared that…

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  • Officials: US woman dies at Dominican plastic surgery clinic

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Dominican authorities have shut down a plastic surgery clinic as they investigate the death of a U.S. woman who traveled to the Caribbean country to undergo a liposuction procedure, officials said Sunday.

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  • Robbery saved 9 Greek climbers from Nepal quake

    Nine Greek climbers who were robbed by a sherpa guide in Kathmandu told Sunday of their lucky escape after heading home from Nepal the day before an earthquake triggered the deadliest disaster in Mount Everest's history. "We arrived in Kathmandu last week and there we discovered that our sherpa had…

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  • Utah couple married 74 years dies within hours of each other

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Just after her mother died at age 94, Carol Bradford went to see her 95-year-old father and told him the news.

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  • Man-Made Earthquakes Rising in US, New Maps Show

    New earthquake hazard maps signal a watershed moment: They show that fracking's byproducts are clearly to blame for swarms of earthquakes plaguing several states. The maps highlight 17 hotspots where communities face a significantly increased risk of earthquakes, and the accompanying report links…

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  • Airbus marks 10-year anniversary of A380, world's largest civil aircraft

    Designed specifically to eclipse its main competitor and reigning king of the skies, the Boeing 747, the A380 was hailed as a game changer in the industry when it took off on its maiden flight across southwest France April 27, 2005. -The A380’s maximum seating capacity is 853 versus 660 on the…

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