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  • Britain's new princess can't expect fairy-tale life

    LONDON (AP) — William and Kate's new daughter is the first British princess who won't face royal discrimination because she's a girl, but that doesn't mean her life will be a fairy tale.

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  • Verizon caught lying in effort to upgrade customers to more expensive broadband plans

    The idea that an Internet service provider might lie to subscribers in an effort to get them to upgrade to a more expensive broadband plan will shock no one. These companies are notorious for pulling the wool over subscribers’ eyes and maintaining close relationships with regulators, who often turn…

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  • Mohammed cartoon event group pushes religious envelope

    The group behind the Prophet Mohammed cartoon event in Texas where police killed two gunmen Sunday has a history of making provocative statements about Islam that it says are aimed at defending "freedom" and critics see as antagonizing Muslims. The American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), led by…

    AFP
  • Four killed in shooting on Wisconsin foot bridge, including suspect

    By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - A man fatally shot three people on a walking and biking bridge in central Wisconsin on Sunday, and wounded a fourth before being found dead himself, police said. "We believe that this was a random act and we do not believe that anyone was targeted," Menasha Police…

    Reuters
  • British grandmother prepares for execution in Indonesia

    A British grandmother on death row in Indonesia is writing goodbye letters to her family and believes she could be executed at any time, she wrote in an article on Sunday. Lindsay Sandiford, 58, said she was expecting to die shortly, after seven foreign drug convicts were executed last week,…

    AFP
  • 'Star Trek' actress Grace Lee Whitney dies at 85

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grace Lee Whitney, who played Captain Kirk's assistant on the original "Star Trek" series, has died. She was 85.

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  • ‘It Was Never a Dress’ Ingeniously Updates Women’s Room Symbol

    Flipping the dress idea on its head, an Arizona tech company, Axosoft, debuted its newly designed bathroom symbol at Arizona’s Girls in Tech Conference this week. Girls and women interested in science, technology, engineering, and math are an underrepresented minority, with women making up less…

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  • Vonn says relationship with Woods is over

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn are no longer a power couple in American sports.

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  • U.S. warships accompany British commercial vessels in Strait -Pentagon

    U.S. Navy warships have begun accompanying British-flagged commercial vessels through the Strait of Hormuz as a result of Iran's detention of a Marshall Islands-flagged ship last week, the Pentagon said on Monday. Army Colonel Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman, said the U.S. Navy had accompanied…

    Reuters56 mins ago
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    NYPD officer shooting (9 photos)

    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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  • Police kill two gunmen at US Mohammed cartoon event

    Texas police shot dead two suspected Islamist extremists who opened fire outside an exhibition of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed staged by an anti-Muslim group. Terror monitoring group SITE reported that a known member of the Islamic State jihadist group had boasted the attack was carried out by…

    AFP52 mins ago
  • Shipwrecks Spotted in Crystal-Clear Waters of Lake Michigan

    Early spring is apparently a good time to look for shipwrecks in Lake Michigan. Earlier this month, a helicopter from the Coast Guard's Air Station in Traverse City, Michigan, was out on a routine patrol over the lake, looking for boats in distress or anything out of the ordinary. When Petty…

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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…

    AFP
  • Baltic military shadow-boxing said to reach Cold War levels

    By Tim Hepher VISBY FORWARD OPERATING BASE, Sweden (Reuters) - A daily game of Cold War cat-and-mouse is ratcheting up tensions in the Baltic and drawing the biggest military presence into the region for over 20 years, Swedish military officials say. Western officials say Russia has stepped up…

    Reuters
  • Fully Restored WWII Fighter Plane Up for Auction

    1 Spitfire models still able to fly — will be sold to commemorate the 75th anniversary of two pivotal WWII skirmishes: the Battle of France and the Battle of Britain. The iconic warplane is associated with the Battle of Britain, in which the German Air Force attempted to exert superiority over the…

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  • Britain's new princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

    LONDON (AP) — Britain's newborn princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana — seen as a tribute to Prince William's parents and grandmother.

    Associated Press
  • Car smashes into complex, kills woman, child walking outside

    LIVERMORE, Calif. (AP) — A car driven by a suspected drunken driver crashed into a Northern California apartment complex, killing a woman and her toddler and slightly injuring two other children as they all walked together outside, police said.

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