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  • Remains of Michigan woman last seen at Halloween party found

    ASH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The skeletal remains found at a home construction site in southeastern Michigan are those of a 22-year-old woman who went missing last fall after attending a Halloween party, a medical examiner's spokesman said Saturday.

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  • Iran leader criticises rich kids after deadly car crashes

    Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei criticised fast-driving wealthy youngsters Sunday for creating "psychological insecurity" on the streets after two high-speed accidents killed five people. "I hear that young people from the generation of wealth, a generation intoxicated by their money,…

    AFP
  • Judge: Attending Pink concert didn't harm New Jersey girl

    TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A mom's decision to take her 11-year-old daughter to a Pink concert has a judge saying, "So What?"

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  • Jameis Winston to Bucs to start NFL draft

    NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL draft heads to Chicago this year, with the top overall choice in our mock draft not planning to be on hand. No matter: Tampa Bay will already have let its selection know when the crowd in the Windy City gets, uh, wind of the pick.

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    Strong earthquake and aftershocks shake Nepal (77 photos)

    Sleeping in the streets and shell-shocked, Nepalese cremated the dead and dug through rubble for the missing Sunday, a day after a massive Himalayan earthquake killed more than 2,200 people. Aftershocks tormented them, making buildings sway and sending panicked Kathmandu residents running into the…

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  • If Greece falls, no one wants their prints on the murder weapon

    The game of chicken between Greece and its international creditors is turning into a vicious blame game as Athens lurches closer to bankruptcy with no cash-for-reform agreement in sight. Europe's political leaders and central bankers and Greek politicians agree on only one thing: if Greece goes…

    Reuters
  • Survivors' tales from Everest avalanche horror

    Eighteen people are so far known to have died in the tragedy which comes barely a year after the death of 16 sherpa guides in an avalanche that had been the worst disaster in Everest's history. Still incredulous at surviving being flattened by a massive wall of snow, George Foulsham says the latest…

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  • Israel president marks Armenian massacre for first time

    President Reuven Rivlin met Armenian community leaders Sunday on the centenary of the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians, the first time an Israeli head of state has marked the killings. Israel does not recognise the slaughter of Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman forces between 1915 and 1917 as…

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  • Sudan's pyramids, nearly as grand as Egypt's, go unvisited

    AL-BEGRAWIYA, Sudan (AP) — The small, steep pyramids rising up from the desert hills of northern Sudan resemble those in neighboring Egypt, but unlike the famed pyramids of Giza, the Sudanese site is largely deserted.

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  • One U.S. Navy Seal dies, one critical in Virginia pool training

    (Reuters) - One U.S. Navy Seal died and another was critically injured on Friday while training in a pool at a Virginia military base, a Navy spokesman said. The two members of the Navy's elite sea, air, land teams were found at the bottom of the pool by another service member at about 3 p.m. local…

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    Father dying of brain tumor gets wish to do father-daughter dance

    Charlie Kwentus knows that he won’t be around to dance with his two daughters at their weddings, but a local nonprofit is helping to grant this man his dying wish.

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  • Mystery Colorado Highway Shooting on I-25 Points to Possible Serial Attacker

    After four attacks centered on a northern Colorado highway within three days, authorities are concerned a serial shooter may be on the loose. The 20-year-old woman was driving alone on Interstate 25 in Larimer County late Wednesday night 25 when she was shot and the front driver's side window of…

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  • Three people dead in possible Molotov cocktail attack in California

    (Reuters) - Three people were found dead inside a Los Angeles-area business on Saturday in what might have been a fire bomb or Molotov cocktail attack, law enforcement said. One victim was alive but covered in flames when firefighters arrived at the early morning blaze in the city of El Monte, east…

    Reuters
  • Quake agony revealed quietly on trip from Nepal airport

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Soon after landing at Kathmandu airport, the Thai Airways captain made a bizarre announcement to passengers: Nobody is in the control tower.

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    Soldiers honored on 100th year of Gallipoli battle (35 photos)

    During the emotional ceremony, Britain's Prince Charles and the prime ministers of Australia and New Zealand spoke of the heroism of the soldiers from their countries and other Allied nations. The Gallipoli campaign also altered the course for the countries on both sides of the trenches. The…

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  • After Alleged Domestic Violence Incident, Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson Still Plan to Wed

    WNBA stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson were arrested this week at their Phoenix-area home on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct owing to an alleged domestic violence incident.

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  • Australians get 72-hour notice of execution in Indonesia: source

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Two Australian drug convicts were notified on Saturday that they will be executed by firing squad in 72 hours at the Indonesian prison island of Nusakambangan, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said. "A 72 hours notice of execution was given to Bali 9 death row…

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