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    (Reuters) - A 4-year-old Pennsylvania girl surprised a driver and passengers when she boarded a public bus alone in the middle of the night on a quest for a sugary slushy, transportation officials said on Sunday. Surveillance footage shows the pint-sized girl with blonde hair, bundled up in all…

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  • Small tsunami generated in Pacific after earthquake

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  • UC Berkeley student missing after leaving Los Angeles party

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities and concerned relatives and friends sought the public's help on Sunday in finding a University of California, Berkeley student who went missing after he left a party near the University of Southern California.

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  • Leonard's hot NBA finish sparks Spurs over Grizzlies

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  • Amanda Knox: Why was her murder conviction overturned?

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  • Oregon home demolished after diesel dumped into basement

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  • Last minutes of ill-fated Germanwings flight

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  • 2 dead after small plane crashes near Pennsylvania airport

    WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A small plane crash near a southeastern Pennsylvania airport Sunday took the lives of the only two people aboard the aircraft, authorities said.

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  • Seven shot at spring break party in Florida: police

    (Reuters) - Three Alabama university students were among seven people shot, several critically injured, early on Saturday morning at a raucous spring break party in Panama City Beach, Florida, and the suspected shooter was taken into custody, local police said. Shortly before 1 a.m., officers were…

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