• William and Kate back home with Britain's new princess

    Prince William and his wife Kate showed off their new baby daughter to close relatives on Sunday as Britain eagerly awaited the name of the new royal princess. Kate's mother Carole Middleton and her sister Pippa were the first to arrive at the couple's Kensington Palace apartment in central London…

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  • NYPD officer shooting suspect faces attempted murder charge

    NEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of shooting a New York City police officer in the head will be arraigned Sunday on charges including two counts of attempted murder of a police officer, officials said.

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  • Husband of Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg dies suddenly

    David Goldberg, the husband of Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, has died suddenly, his brother said Saturday. Robert Goldberg said his brother, the chief executive of online polling firm SurveyMonkey, had died late Friday. "It's with incredible shock and sadness that I'm letting…

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    A man accused of shooting a New York City police officer in the head will be arraigned Sunday on charges including two counts of attempted murder of a police officer, officials said.Demetrius Blackwell was arrested Saturday night in the shooting of Officer Brian Moore, who remained hospitalized in…

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  • Philippine rebels kill most wanted Islamist militant in south

    The Philippines' most wanted Islamist militant, who escaped after a raid in January that killed 44 police commandos, was killed on Sunday in firefight with Muslim rebels, officials said. Protracted police operations to arrest three Islamist high-value targets had become the biggest political crisis…

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  • Mayweather wins decision in richest fight ever

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The pressure of a $180 million payday never got to Floyd Mayweather Jr., even if the richest fight ever wasn't the best.

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  • Grand Canyon visitor plunges 400 feet off South Rim to death

    By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - A 29-year-old Nevada man accidentally fell about 400 feet (120 meters) to his death while visiting the South Rim at Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, a park official said on Friday. Juan Carreras-Soto, of Las Vegas, was on a visit with his family on…

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  • Police: Man shoots, kills would-be carjacker outside store

    OREM, Utah (AP) — A shopper with a concealed weapons permit shot and killed a man who was trying to carjack a woman Saturday outside a Utah grocery store, officers said.

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  • Shadow of Saddam lives on in Iraq

    Dozens of Iraqis crowding a Baghdad street fought to glimpse the red-haired man in a glass coffin, hoping to witness the end of a long-feared member of Saddam Hussein's regime. The furore over the dead man -- who might be Saddam's deputy Izzat al-Duri, though his identity has still not been…

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  • Mother found dead along with son died of natural causes

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman found dead along with her infant son in a western Pennsylvania apartment died of pneumonia rather than a drug overdose as first suspected, authorities said Saturday.

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  • Man, 88, gives up license after crash that killed wife

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An 88-year-old father of six from Connecticut pleaded no contest to a traffic charge in a fatal car crash that killed a pregnant woman and his wife of 67 years.

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  • McDonald's faces 'show me' moment with new CEO strategy

    McDonald's new Chief Executive Steve Easterbrook is set to unveil his plan on Monday to revive growth as the world's largest hamburger chain struggles to win back consumers and investors. He'll be aiming to persuade people such as Janna Sampson, co-chief investment officer at OakBrook Investments,…

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  • Filipinos take Pacquiao loss hard, demand rematch

    Manny Pacquiao's loss to undefeated American Floyd Mayweather Jr in their welterweight showdown in Las Vegas was met with tears, anger and accusations of foul play in his homeland of the Philippines on Sunday. The American weathered Pacquiao's early assault and seemed to get stronger as the fight…

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  • Pakistani air strikes kill 44 militants

    Pakistani air strikes on Saturday killed at least 44 militants in the country's lawless tribal areas bordering Afghanistan, the military said, part of a massive operation against the Taliban. In Khyber district's Tirah valley where troops are battling Taliban militants and Islamist groups, air…

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  • Alice, Charlotte, Diana? Guessing game for royal baby's name

    LONDON (AP) — Princess Charlotte has a certain ring to it. Or how about Princess Alice?

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  • Bulgaria's working poor struggle to make ends meet

    She is a chemical engineer and he a painter turned security guard -- the Koleshevs are the hidden face of the "working poor" in Bulgaria, the EU's most impoverished country. "Our salaries amount to about 950 leva (485 euros, $495) per month," Katia Kolesheva, 49, tells AFP in the family's…

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  • NY woman volunteered where police believe she killed fiance

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A woman accused of killing her fiance and falsely reporting he died in a kayaking accident volunteered as a gardener on the scenic Hudson River island where police say the crime happened.

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