• 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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  • IS claims Texas shooting, first attack on US soil

    The Islamic State jihadist group on Tuesday claimed responsibility for its first attack on US soil, a shooting at an event in Texas showcasing cartoons mocking the Prophet Mohammed that left the gunmen dead. "Two of the soldiers of the caliphate executed an attack on an art exhibit in Garland,…

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  • Pacquiao could face disciplinary action for shoulder

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao could face disciplinary action from Nevada boxing officials for failing to disclose a shoulder injury before his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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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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    Gunmen shot outside a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Garland, Texas (32 photos)

    Federal agents are searching an apartment in Phoenix in an investigation into a shooting outside a suburban Dallas venue hosting a provocative contest for Prophet Muhammad cartoons, the FBI confirmed Monday. Police officers shot and killed two gunmen who opened fire on a security officer outside…

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  • Rihanna in queen's garb shuts down Met Gala carpet

    NEW YORK (AP) — Never let it be said that Rihanna doesn't know how to make an entrance.

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  • Washington state couple hit by patrol car fined $112 each

    A Washington state patrolman whose car struck two people crossing the street against a do-not-walk sign in December will face no punishment and the injured pair have been fined $112 each after a probe found them at fault, police said on Monday. Trooper Brian Thompson struck the 31-year-old man and…

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  • British grandmother prepares for execution in Indonesia

    A British grandmother on death row in Indonesia is writing goodbye letters to her family and believes she could be executed at any time, she wrote in an article on Sunday. Lindsay Sandiford, 58, said she was expecting to die shortly, after seven foreign drug convicts were executed last week,…

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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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  • AP source: Goldberg died after collapsing in gym

    David Goldberg, the SurveyMonkey CEO who also was Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg's husband, was exercising at a gym in a Mexican resort when he collapsed before he died Friday, a person close to the family said.

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  • Boston Marathon bomber cries at federal death penalty trial

    BOSTON (AP) — For the first time in court, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropped his blank, impassive demeanor and cried as his sobbing aunt briefly took the stand Monday in his federal death penalty trial.

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  • Verizon caught lying in effort to upgrade customers to more expensive broadband plans

    The idea that an Internet service provider might lie to subscribers in an effort to get them to upgrade to a more expensive broadband plan will shock no one. These companies are notorious for pulling the wool over subscribers’ eyes and maintaining close relationships with regulators, who often turn…

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  • NYPD officer shot in head dies, commissioner cites historic anti-police sentiment

    By Ellen Wulfhorst and Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City plainclothes police officer who was shot in the head died on Monday, the fifth officer gunned down in as many months amid anti-law enforcement sentiment not seen since the turbulent 1960s, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton…

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    Photos of the day - May 4, 2015 (35 photos)

    A group of 1000 customers receive a facial massage at a sports center in Jinan, Shandong province, China, a girl walks past Star Wars' Stormtroopers posing in an appearance for a campaign celebrating 'Star Wars Day' at a toy shop in Tokyo and a worker of the recently closed Swan garments factory…

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  • Crater collapse causes lava explosion on Hawaii's Kilauea

    HONOLULU (AP) — Molten lava, rocks and gas went flying through the air on Hawaii's Kilauea volcano after an explosion was caused by the partial collapse of a crater wall.

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  • Shipwrecks Spotted in Crystal-Clear Waters of Lake Michigan

    Early spring is apparently a good time to look for shipwrecks in Lake Michigan. Earlier this month, a helicopter from the Coast Guard's Air Station in Traverse City, Michigan, was out on a routine patrol over the lake, looking for boats in distress or anything out of the ordinary. When Petty…

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  • At Texas mosque, anger at both shooters and Mohammad exhibit

    By Jon Herskovitz GARLAND, Texas (Reuters) - At a small mosque in Texas near the site where two gunmen were shot dead after trying to storm an exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad, there was little sympathy for the assailants or the organizers of the event. "It is frustrating because…

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