• Armed robber was never told to report to prison

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — After he was convicted of armed robbery in 2000, Cornealious Anderson was sentenced to 13 years behind bars and told to await instructions on when and where to report to prison. But those instructions never came.

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  • Mother of Missing Boy Found in Claw Machine Will Not Face Charges

    The mother of the 3-year-old Nebraska boy who was reported missing before being found safe inside a claw machine at a nearby bowling alley will not face charges. The mother, who was not identified, called 911 Monday evening to report she could not find her ...

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  • Bear Attack Victim Left Horrifying Phone Message for Husband

    The Florida woman who was mauled by a bear while at home Saturday unintentionally left a nearly six-minute voicemail message on her husband’s phone that captures the voracity of the attack. “There was just a voicemail of five minutes and 43 seconds of me screaming,”...

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  • Ukraine army's humiliations pile up as eastern push fizzles

    The humiliation Wednesday of the Ukrainian army in its much-vaunted "anti-terrorist" push into separatist eastern territory makes an embarrassing string of failures even worse. They pointed out that the region, the Donbass, is hostile to Kiev's new, pro-EU leaders, and home to magnates and police…

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  • CELLPHONE SNOOP DISCOVERS HER BOYFRIEND IS CHEATING

    DEAR ABBY: I have been in a long-distance relationship with "Victor" for several years. Recently I began to suspect he was cheating. What raised my suspicion was that I suddenly couldn't reach him on the weekends. Usually we would Skype -- Sunday night for me, Monday morning for him. Last February…

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  • Here are all the passwords you need to change right now because of Heartbleed

    By now, we all know what a huge deal Heartbleed is. The massive vulnerability in OpenSSL protocol impacted 66% of all sites on the Internet at the time of its discovery, and now companies are scrambling to fix the issue. Most big companies seem to have done a pretty good job of acting quickly, but…

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  • Police say Utah mom gave birth at home before killing infants

    By Derek Jensen SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A Utah mother accused of slaying six of her own infant children over the course of a decade secretly gave birth to each of the babies without medical assistance at home and then immediately killed them, police said on Wednesday. Megan Huntsman, 39, was…

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    Calgary stabbings (13 photos)

    The son of a Calgary police officer was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party that the law enforcement officials called the worst mass slaying in the western Canadian city's history. Matthew Douglas de Grood, a recent graduate of the University of Calgary, picked up a large…

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  • Manning holds on to heartache of Super Bowl

    DENVER (AP) — Broncos fans may want to move on from Denver's Super Bowl debacle. Not Peyton Manning. He's holding on to the heartache to stoke his competitive fire.

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  • Portland, Oregon flushes water reservoir after man urinates in it

    By Teresa Carson PORTLAND, Oregon (Reuters) - Portland, Oregon is flushing 38 million gallons (143 million liters) of drinking water down the drain because a 19-year-old man urinated in an open reservoir early on Wednesday morning, city water officials said. Three teens were observed at the…

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  • Ferry Survivors Describe Sliding Bodies, Grabbing at Railings, Wall of Water

    Confusion and Desperation as Ferry Tilts and Takes on Water

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  • Toyota Camry gets a top-to-bottom makeover

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shaken by the advances of newer, sportier rivals, the Toyota Camry is trying to shed its vanilla reputation.

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  • Sydney welcomes Will and Kate with sunshine and cheers

    Britain's Prince William and wife Kate charmed a welcoming crowd at the Sydney Opera House on Wednesday as they began the Australian leg of a tour Down Under with baby Prince George. The couple touched down in Sydney after a 10-day visit to New Zealand in which the royal infant George was the star…

    AFP
  • Walker's brothers to help finish 'Fast & Furious'

    NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Walker's brothers are stepping to help finish filming on "Fast & Furious 7," the film Walker was in the midst of making when he died in November.

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  • Flight Attendant's Hilarious Safety Instruction Video Goes Viral

    Fasten your seat belts, stow your belongings under your seat and put your electronics in airplane mode. Southwest Airlines' Martha Cobb has a few safety announcements, and a couple of jokes to share as well. The Houston-based flight attendant known as Marty is gaining national attention thanks to a…

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  • Teenager's alleged cashing of judge’s paycheck a terrible move

    Maydin B. Miranda really shouldn't have cashed that paycheck.

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    Boston terror shootout (8 photos)

    The beginning of the end in the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects occurred right outside Andrew Kitzenberg’s door. The Watertown, Mass. resident photographed and tweeted the dramatic shootout as it was happening in the wee hours of April 19, 2013. (Yahoo News) Find more news related…

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  • Obama, Republicans openly feud over immigration legislation

    Partisan bickering over immigration reform legislation intensified on Wednesday as President Barack Obama and House of Representatives Republicans accused each other of standing in the way of progress one year after bipartisan Senate legislation was introduced. On the one-year anniversary of the…

    Reuters
  • North Korea's Illicit Economy Includes Fake Viagra and Smuggled Ivory

    North Korea, increasingly in need of cash to pay for things like armies, missiles, and food, has developed a rather healthy illicit economy that includes DVD trafficking and drug smuggling. A detailed new report from the Washington-based Committee for Human Rights in North Korea, “Illicit: North…

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    Photographer Gerald Herbert (50 photos)

    Gerald Herbert is a staff photographer for the AP based in New Orleans, Louisiana. Before that he was a staff photographer for the Washington Times, the New York Daily News and a freelancer for the AP in New Orleans, Boston and New York. Herbert has covered local, national and international…

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