• Divorce sheds light on Michael Moore's wealth

    Oscar-winning director Michael Moore, famous for documentaries challenging capitalism, has divorced his wife of 22 years following a civil court proceeding in Michigan that drew attention to his wealth. "'Kathleen and Michael have mutually and amicably reached a divorce settlement'," read a posting…

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  • Grieving Dutch minister made Europe re-think Russia sanctions

    By Justyna Pawlak BRUSSELS (Reuters) - When Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans spoke to his European Union peers of his grief and anger over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines airliner over eastern Ukraine, it was a turning point in Europe's approach to Russia. Several ministers had tears in…

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  • Taiwan plane survivor crawls out, phones dad

    XIXI, Taiwan (AP) — The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.

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  • Man Who Killed Neighbor Over Tree-Trimming Feud Has No Regrets

    Michael Vilkin Said He Was Acting in Self-Defense When He Shot His Neighbor John Upton

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    Worldwide demonstrations against Israel's military aggression in Gaza (45 photos)

    Across the globe, demonstrators call for a stop to Israel's offensive in Gaza. Here's a look at some the best photos of the protests. Find more news related pictures in our photo galleries and follow us on Tumblr.

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  • NASCAR drivers want changes on the schedule

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NASCAR Chairman Brian France says nothing drastic will be done to next year's schedule.

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  • Former WWE champ nabs suspected burglar in Arizona

    A hapless burglar in Arizona learned a hard lesson when he broke into the Phoenix home of former World Wrestling Entertainment heavyweight champion Daniel Bryan, police said on Friday. The ex-professional grappler gave chase and was able to catch 22-year-old Cesar Sosa. Sergeant Tommy Thompson, a…

    Reuters
  • Israel kills senior Gaza militant, mulls next move

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli aircraft struck 30 houses in the Gaza Strip early Friday, killing a leader of the militant Islamic Jihad group and two of his sons, as Israel's Security Cabinet was to decide whether to expand its operation or consider ideas for a cease-fire.

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  • Kansas man arrested after baby girl dies in hot car

    A foster parent for a 10-month-old Kansas girl who died after being left in a car in sweltering heat for more than two hours has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated child endangerment, police said on Friday. The man and the older child went into the home without realizing the baby was still in…

    Reuters
  • Three children killed, three adults hurt in Philadelphia carjacking

    By Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Three children were killed and three adults, including their mother, injured on Friday when a carjacked SUV swerved out of control in Philadelphia, striking a sidewalk church fundraiser, police said. The crash occurred at about 11:15 a.m. after two men used…

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  • Chinese grad student found beaten to death near USC campus

    By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Chinese graduate student at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles has been found dead in his off-campus apartment after being assaulted late at night on his way home, police and university officials said. The body of Xinran Ji, 24, an…

    Reuters
  • Dallas Cowboys LB McClain convicted in Alabama

    DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — A judge on Friday convicted Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct in his Alabama hometown and imposed an 18-day jail term that could interrupt the player's bid to restart his career.

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  • Top Obama Aide Concerned by Impeachment Threats

    Dan Pfeiffer, a top aide to President Obama, said that the White House is taking the threat of a possible impeachment attempt by Republicans seriously.  “I think a lot of people in this town laugh that off,” Pfeiffer told reporters at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast. “I would not discount…

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  • US Military Dusts Off Decades-Old 'Readiness' Plans for Russia

    Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Laments Russian Aggression, Says US Forces ‘Not Sitting Still’

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  • Comic-Con gets first look at 'Mockingjay' trailer

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The trailer for the next film in the popular "Hunger Games" series is making its premiere at Comic-Con.

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    Fanboys and girls at Comic-Con, 2014 (12 photos)

    The annual pop-culture carnival that is the Comic-Con Festival got under way in San Diego on Thursday with fans welcoming the world of change facing so many beloved characters. An estimated 150,000 devotees of comics, video games, fantasy and action movies are expected to throng the four-day…

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  • California man says he shot fleeing intruder who said she was pregnant

    Police have released few details about the Tuesday night shooting in the middle-class Bixby Knolls neighborhood of Long Beach, south of Los Angeles. Tom Greer, 80, told Los Angeles television station KNBC that he is the Bixby Knolls resident who shot the woman, striking her twice in the back just…

    Reuters
  • Browns' Manziel: "I've made some rookie mistakes"

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Like reading a blitz, Johnny Manziel knew the questions about his off-field wildness were coming. So the Browns quarterback struck first.

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  • Iowa man convicted of killing pregnant wife

    DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A former volunteer firefighter who hoped for a career in law enforcement was convicted Thursday of killing his pregnant wife, as jurors in his third trial rejected his claims that an unknown intruder shot her.

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  • Suspect in 1992 slaying of Illinois teen arrested in California

    An elderly California man, long suspected in the unsolved killing of a Chicago-area youth 22 years ago, has been arrested in Los Angeles on a murder warrant from Illinois prosecutors, a spokeswoman for the Cook County state's attorney said on Thursday. Robert Serritella, 71, is wanted in the…

    Reuters
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