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  • B.B. King death probed as homicide after poison claim: coroner

    Las Vegas police have launched a homicide investigation into the death of B.B. King, a coroner's office said Monday, after the daughters of the blues guitar legend reportedly accused his aides of poisoning him. King died aged 89 on May 14 in Las Vegas, where he lived while he kept up a gruelling…

    AFP
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    Walmart Security Cameras Captured The Whole Thing! [30 Photos]

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  • Fighter Jets Scramble Following at Least 6 Reports of Threats to Passenger Planes, Officials Say

    At least six flights were impacted by threats at airports in New York, New Jersey and Boston today, according to airlines and law enforcement. An Air France plane was escorted to JFK Airport in New York City this morning after an anonymous threat was made against the flight, law enforcement…

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  • Cause of death of child in swing undetermined after autopsy

    BALTIMORE (AP) — An autopsy has been completed on a child who was found dead in a park swing as his mother pushed him, but the cause of death remains under investigation, police said Monday.

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  • Cherry picker topples, kills 2 as man shows it to kids

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A cherry picker accident that left a man and a boy dead and injured three other children happened as the man was giving the neighborhood kids a demonstration of the elevated lift, authorities said.

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  • China plans blunt move into 'open seas,' warns foreign powers not to meddle

    China outlined on Tuesday a strategy to expand the reach of its military, as it continues to press its territorial claims in the South China Sea. The Chinese navy will shift its focus to "open seas protection" rather than "offshore waters defense" alone, according to a policy document issued by the…

    Christian Science Monitor
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    Kingsburg High School teens commit suicide just days apart

    Heartbreak in Kingsburg. Two high school students take their lives days apart. This just months after a sophomore is killed in a car crash.

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  • 2,000-Year-Old Water Supply System Uncovered in Jerusalem

    Part of an ancient aqueduct built more than 2,000 years ago to transport water into the city of Jerusalem was uncovered during a recent construction project, according to the Israel Antiquities Authority. A section of the so-called Lower Aqueduct was discovered in the modern-day neighborhood of Umm…

    LiveScience.com
  • North Korea leader hails 'miracle' missile test

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has hailed the recent test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) -- which was viewed with wary scepticism outside the reclusive state -- as a miraculous leap forward. A fully developed SLBM capability would take the North Korean nuclear threat to a new…

    AFP
  • Sharapova jeered off court, Murray breezes through

    Defending champion Maria Sharapova reached the French Open second round on Monday but was jeered by fans after she refused to carry out an on-court TV interview. Second-seeded Sharapova defeated Estonian Kaia Kanepi 6-2, 6-4 to set up a clash against Russian Fed Cup teammate Vitalia Diatchenko. "I…

    AFP
  • Ultra-Fast 'Hyperloop' Train Gets Test Track in California

    The "Hyperloop," a hypothetical high-speed transportation system that could shuttle people between Los Angeles and San Francisco in only 30 minutes, just sped a bit closer to reality. First proposed in 2013 by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, the Hyperloop would…

    LiveScience.com
  • Couple missing 2 weeks in California drank rain, ate oranges

    WARNER SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — An elderly husband and wife stranded for two weeks in Southern California's high desert ate oranges and a pie and drank rain water that they collected in cups, but the 79-year-old husband died at some point before the couple's rescue, authorities said Monday.

    Associated Press
  • U.S. Supreme Court to hear Texas state Senate redistricting case

    By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Tuesday to hear a challenge brought by conservatives to Texas state Senate redistricting maps that they say violate the U.S. Constitution’s guarantee of “one person-one vote.” The challengers, backed by various conservative…

    Reuters
  • 11-year protest in Catholic church faces moment of reckoning

    SCITUATE, Mass. (AP) — Parts of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Roman Catholic Church could easily be mistaken for someone's living room, if not for the stained glass window depicting Mother Cabrini.

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    Storms and deadly floods hit Texas and Oklahoma (63 photos)

    Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of the Plains and Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people in Texas from their homes. Tornadoes struck, severely damaging an apartment complex in Houston, Texas. A firefighter…

    Yahoo News
  • Questions raised over slaying by retired guard in NYC subway

    NEW YORK (AP) — At the height of the evening rush in Brooklyn, Gilbert Drogheo took a subway ride that he didn't survive.

    Associated Press
  • Full-house in Kiev bar inspired by Russian propaganda

    The title of the menu, "Long live Junta", and its Hitler-like caricatures of Vladimir Putin are some of the more benign gags at a new bar in Kiev packed nightly with crowds. Opened this month, the Karatel bar, whose name translates as "The Punisher", offers a tongue-in-cheek gastronomical take on…

    AFP
  • China to project its military further and stronger

    China said Tuesday it would project its military power further beyond its sea borders and more assertively in the air, defending the construction of artificial islands which sparked concern in Washington. The People's Liberation Army navy will put greater emphasis on "open seas protection" rather…

    AFP