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  • '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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  • 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,…

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  • 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…

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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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  • 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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  • 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…

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  • With rescue near, Boko Haram stoned Nigerian girls to death

    YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Even with the crackle of gunfire signaling rescuers were near, the horrors did not end: Boko Haram fighters stoned captives to death, some girls and women were crushed by an armored car and three died when a land mine exploded as they walked to freedom.

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  • NATO starts anti submarine exercise in North Sea as tension with Russia rise

    By Balazs Koranyi ABOARD THE USS VICKSBURG, North Sea (Reuters) - NATO launched one of its biggest-ever anti-submarine exercises in the North Sea on Monday, inviting non-member Sweden for the first time, amid increasing tensions between Russia and its northern neighbors. More than a dozen vessels…

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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…

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  • Police kill two gunmen at US Mohammed cartoon event

    US police have shot dead two gunmen outside a Prophet Mohammed cartoon contest in Texas put on by a group that has a history of sparking controversy with its statements on Islam. While no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack Sunday was made, similar depictions of the Prophet Mohammed…

    AFP
  • Buying the Watch you want from Apple is now harder than ever

    Apple on late April launched its first smartwatch ever, but not all buyers looking to score one on April 24th were able to do it. From the looks of it, buying an Apple Watch from Apple.com will not be an easy task in the near future either, at least unless you’re willing to wait quite a while for…

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    Fayetteville Police: Man stabbed after strangling woman in front of child

    Duriel Shaw was critically injured on Sunday after the woman he was strangling stabbed him

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  • Ex-CIA official: GOP distorted agency analysis of Benghazi

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A former CIA deputy director says Republicans repeatedly distorted the agency's analysis of the Benghazi attack in 2012 that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans. He also says U.S. intelligence agencies failed to recognize that al-Qaida would rapidly…

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  • Police: Man shoots, kills would-be carjacker outside store

    OREM, Utah (AP) — A shopper with a concealed weapons permit shot and killed a man who was trying to carjack a woman Saturday outside a Utah grocery store, officers said.

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  • Senior Syrian army officer wounded in rebel attack in Damascus: monitor

    A monitoring group said a senior Syrian army officer was wounded in a bombing attack in a central Damascus district on Monday, though the military denied the report. "A major general who heads the munitions and supply division of the Syrian army was injured and one of his companions killed and two…

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  • 'We are victors': Russia fetes WWII win despite Western snub

    Russia is preparing this week to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany with imperial flair and a military parade viewed as an unapologetic show of force. In what is seen as punishment for the Kremlin's policies on Ukraine, Russia's World War II allies are boycotting…

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  • Baltimore cops charged in Freddie Gray death: What do police think?

    The police officer had just shot and killed an unarmed minority suspect who had been trying to flee. Officer Grant Morrison walks away from the scene of the shooting, his head in his hand, reaches the side of his colleague's cruiser, and collapses, sobbing uncontrollably. The actions of a Billings,…

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