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  • 'Bury him': Jailed mobster's chilling execution order

    "The important thing is you have to bury him," Giovanni Di Giacomo was recorded saying of a suspected rival in a bugged conversation with his brother Giuseppe, who was himself killed in an ambush in Sicily last month. "Keep hitting him on the head," jailed Di Giacomo said. "Put lime on top" and…

    AFP
  • Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart

    NASHPORT, Ohio (AP) — A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.

    Associated Press
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  • Ageless Hopkins pitches 50-50 Mayweather deal

    Bernard Hopkins, boxing's ageless wonder at 49, is one victory from becoming the undisputed world light-heavyweight champion and already daring unbeaten pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather to a showdown. Hopkins, the oldest major world champion in boxing history, won a split decision Saturday…

    AFP
  • Japan PM makes offering to Yasukuni Shrine, angers Japan, South Korea

    By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sent a ritual offering to the Yasukuni Shrine, seen by critics as a symbol of Japan's past militarism, angering both South Korea and China on Monday and putting regional ties under further strain. Adding to unease in the…

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  • Good Wife’s Heartbreaking Death

    Christine Baranski on shooting the heartbreaking ‘Good Wife’ scene that left her sobbing—and then getting drunk and having a big laugh after his funeral.

    The Daily Beast
  • Sleeping California teen killed when car plows into apartment

    (Reuters) - A 16-year-old girl asleep in her bed was killed early Sunday when a suspected drunk driver careened into an apartment building in southern California, law enforcement officials said. The driver, a 20-year-old man, was arrested shortly after the crash at 3:15 a.m. local time in Palmdale,…

    Reuters
  • 5 Unanswered Questions About Jesus

    As Christians worldwide gather for Easter to celebrate their belief in the death and rebirth of Jesus, researchers continue to delve into the mysteries that surround the man. The following are five questions about Jesus that, for now, at least, remain unanswered. In 2008, astronomer Dave Reneke…

    LiveScience.com
  • Russia 'Outraged' by Deadly Ukraine Shootout

    Kiev Calls Incident a 'Cynical Provocation' by the Pro-Russian Side

    Good Morning America
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    Missing Malaysia Airlines jet (12 photos)

    The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet entered a new stage Friday when navy ships deployed stingray-shaped sound locators in a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean, in an increasingly urgent hunt for the plane's data recorders before their beacons fall silent. Officials leading the…

    Reuters
  • Baby Prince George visits Australian zoo

    Baby Prince George stepped out in public with his parents on Sunday for the first time in Australia, for an encounter with wildlife at Sydney's Taronga Zoo. George, eight months old and third in line to the throne after grandfather Princes Charles and father William, stole the show as his parents…

    AFP
  • Autopsy to ID dead boy; body cast off side of road

    WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — All Massachusetts authorities could say for sure is that they found the lifeless body of a small boy, apparently cast off the side of a highway.

    Associated Press
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    Sinkhole Stunner in Florida

    Massive collapse caught on tape as workers raced to save homes while more ground caved in.

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  • How 4/20 Was Celebrated in Colorado

    Colorado, a.k.a. the first state in our great nation to legalize recreational marijuana sale and use (Washington state also legalized use, but has yet to set up weed sales), marked the unofficial weed holiday (or "annual celebration of cannabis culture," as Reuters' photo captions put it) of 4/20…

    The Atlantic Wire
  • New Zealand says yes to Nigella despite US exclusion

    New Zealand officials have granted a special visa to celebrity chef Nigella Lawson, who has admitted cocaine use, in an apparent confirmation she has been blocked from entering the United States, according to a report. US authorities declined to specify why Lawson was stopped from flying from…

    AFP
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  • Brother, sister, both four, die in New York house fire on Easter morning

    A house fire that left two young children dead early Easter Sunday in New York City was sparked accidentally, possibly by a child playing with a lighter or matches, emergency officials said. The 4-year-old half-siblings, a boy and a girl, were at their grandfather's home in the city borough of…

    Reuters
  • SARS-Like MERS Virus Spreads Among Health Care Workers

    Deadly Virus Has Killed 93 People Worldwide

    Good Morning America
  • Palestinians mull handing territory 'keys' back to Israel

    Ramallah (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - Palestinian negotiators have warned they may pass responsiblity for their territory back to occupying power Israel if peace talks remain stalled, a senior Palestinian official said on Sunday.

    AFP
  • Wie's win snaps LPGA title drought

    Kapolei (United States) (AFP) - American Michelle Wie won her first LPGA title since 2010, firing five-under par 67 for a two-shot victory in the Lotte Championship. Wie had six birdies, and not even a three-putt bogey at the final hole at her home course, Ko Olina, could dim her joy at her third…

    AFP
  • Philippines' oldest artworks in danger of disappearing

    Binangonan (Philippines) (AFP) - On a small rock wall a short drive from the Philippine capital, enigmatic carvings that are believed to date back 5,000 years are in danger of disappearing before their mysteries can be solved. The 127 engravings of people, animals and geometric shapes are the…

    AFP
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    Married couple found dead in Garfield Ridge

    A man and woman both in law enforcement were found dead Sunday morning in the 5300 block of South Austin.

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