• Kansas man missing for 23 years found submerged in car

    By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Reuters) - The body of a man missing since 1992 has been recovered from the driver's seat of a car submerged in a Kansas lake, authorities said on Tuesday. Fremont O'Berg, who was 57 when he disappeared, was found alone in his 1981 Chevrolet Citation automobile in…

    Reuters
  • Police: Ex-death row inmate Cooper dead of apparent suicide

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana woman who was once the nation's youngest person on death row but whose sentence was eventually commuted to a prison term was found dead in Indianapolis on Tuesday.

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  • California woman missing for two weeks found alive in car, husband dead

    By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - A California woman who went missing two weeks ago after she and her husband set off for a Mother's Day gathering has been found alive in a remote area where the couple's car was stranded, although her husband did not survive, police said on Tuesday. Dianna…

    Reuters
  • B.B. King death probed as homicide after poison claim: coroner

    Las Vegas police have launched a homicide investigation into the death of B.B. King, a coroner's office said Monday, after the daughters of the blues guitar legend reportedly accused his aides of poisoning him. King died aged 89 on May 14 in Las Vegas, where he lived while he kept up a gruelling…

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  • Actor Sam Shepard arrested for drunken driving in Santa Fe

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard was arrested Monday on suspicion of drunken driving after a Santa Fe restaurant's security complained about a possibly intoxicated driver.

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  • River rafters discover wreckage of aircraft in Grand Canyon

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A group of river rafters in search of old mining equipment on a hike at the Grand Canyon came across something unexpected during a recent trip: the wreckage of a small aircraft with bones scattered nearby.

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    Boy, 5, mauled to death, dog killed by neighbors in Gresham

    A 5-year-old boy was killed by a dog on the city's South Side Monday night. Several witnesses intervened, but said it wouldn't let go of the child.

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  • Hamas executed Palestinians during Israel war: Amnesty

    The Islamist group Hamas used its 2014 Gaza war with Israel to "settle scores" with rival Palestinians, executing at least 23 in possible war crimes, Amnesty International said Wednesday. A report by the London-based rights group detailed the "brutal campaign of abductions, torture and unlawful…

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    Fighter Jets Scramble Following at Least 6 Reports of Threats to Passenger Planes, Officials Say

    At least six flights were impacted by threats at airports in New York, New Jersey and Boston today, according to airlines and law enforcement. An Air France plane was escorted to JFK Airport in New York City this morning after an anonymous threat was made against the flight, law enforcement…

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  • Woman held down husband in Vegas hatchet attack, police say

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Idaho woman who was having an affair orchestrated a gruesome Las Vegas hatchet attack that left her husband dead with his head nearly severed while they were on a family trip on Memorial Day, police said.

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  • 2,000-Year-Old Water Supply System Uncovered in Jerusalem

    Part of an ancient aqueduct built more than 2,000 years ago to transport water into the city of Jerusalem was uncovered during a recent construction project, according to the Israel Antiquities Authority. A section of the so-called Lower Aqueduct was discovered in the modern-day neighborhood of Umm…

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  • Police detail traffic stop that ended in officer's death

    RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — A police officer in a suburb of Albuquerque decided to make one more traffic stop before his shift finished Monday night. It ended up costing him his life.

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  • Appeals court rules with states challenging Obama's immigration action

    By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's plan to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation was dealt another setback on Tuesday when a U.S. appeals court refused to lift a block put in place by 26 states that argued Obama overstepped his authority. By a 2-1…

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    'To Conquer Her Land' – India's female soldiers (11 photos)

    Poulomi Basu documents the transformation of India ’ s first-ever female troops into soldiers in “ To Conquer Her Land, ” a series of photos shot from 2009 to 2012. The women, deployed along critical borders of Punjab and as the first line of control in Jammu and Kashmir, confront acute realities…

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  • China's yuan currency 'no longer undervalued': IMF

    China's yuan currency, which Washington has long alleged was manipulated, is "no longer undervalued", the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday. The value of the yuan, also known as the renminbi, has been a source of tension for years, with China's major trade partners -- led by the United…

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  • Israel strikes Gaza after rocket lands near Israeli port Ashdod

    Israeli aircraft struck a number of sites in the Gaza Strip from the air early on Wednesday, residents and the Israeli military said, after a rocket that Palestinian militants fired from the enclave landed near the Israeli port city of Ashdod. The Israeli military said it struck four "terror…

    Reuters
  • I broke the sapphire screen on my Apple Watch

    “No,” I told my friend who joined me for a run the other day, “nothing will happen to it because it’s protected by sapphire glass.” But little did I know… the stainless steel Apple Watch (and gold model, for that matter) isn’t going to survive all accidental drops, and chances are one of them might…

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