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  • Fan dies after fall from upper deck at Atlanta Braves game

    ATLANTA (AP) — A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees.

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  • Houston police officer killed because of uniform: county sheriff

    (Reuters) - The killing of a U.S. police officer on Friday in a Houston suburb was unprovoked, a county sheriff said, saying the victim was a target because of his uniform. "It appears to be clearly unprovoked," said Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman on Saturday, speaking of Friday's shooting of…

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  • 38 girls die in crash on way to Swaziland beauty pageant

    A road accident in Swaziland killed 38 girls and seriously injured 20 others who had been on their way to a traditional ceremony where King Mswati III can choose a new wife, pro-democracy activists reported. The accident happened Friday night when their open truck smashed into a car on the road…

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  • Missing hiker found alive after 9 days lost in Sierra Nevada

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A woman who was stranded in the rugged Sierra Nevada for nine days while suffering from some broken bones survived by using a water filter to drink from a creek, authorities said.

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  • Lawyer: Tony Stewart's response to lawsuit 'appalling'

    NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for a racecar driver who was killed when he was run over by Tony Stewart's car says legal claims by the NASCAR star in response to a lawsuit are "appalling."

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  • Longing For The Past Casts A Shadow Over The Present

    DEAR ABBY: Have you any advice for handling nostalgia? While it can be pleasant, lately I have been getting very down when I think about my past. I'm sad that I can never relive those experiences, and I'm wondering what's wrong with my life now that makes me feel this way.I'm 25 and have a lot of…

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    Migrants found dead in an abandoned truck in Austria (17 photos)

    Police arrested several people believed to be part of a human smuggling operation in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants who likely suffocated in a refrigerated truck found abandoned on Austria's main highway, law enforcement officials said Friday. Austrian police said three people had been…

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  • Huge protest in Tokyo rails against PM Abe's security bills

    By Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of protesters gathered near Japan's parliament building on Sunday to oppose legislation allowing the military to fight overseas, the latest sign of public mistrust in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's security policy.    In one of Japan's biggest…

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  • Man charged with murder in ambush of Houston area deputy

    HOUSTON (AP) — Texas prosecutors on Saturday charged a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a uniformed sheriff's deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling his patrol car with gas in what officials described as a "senseless and cowardly act."

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  • Dutch must end "Black Pete" racial stereotypes: U.N. body

    By Yoruk Bahceli AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A U.N. body called on the Netherlands on Friday to revamp its "Black Pete" Christmas tradition, where white performers black up to entertain children, as many saw it as a "vestige of slavery". Prime Minister Mark Rutte quickly dismissed the recommendations,…

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  • Police: Construction crooner found dead in apparent suicide

    NEW YORK (AP) — A karaoke-loving ironworker who briefly became a New York sensation for his serenades from a subway construction site has been found dead in an apparent suicide, a month after he disappeared from his Queens neighborhood, police said Friday.

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  • One year and counting: Mars isolation experiment begins

    Six people shut themselves inside a dome for a year in Hawaii, in the longest US isolation experiment aimed at helping NASA prepare for a pioneering journey to Mars. In a place with no animals and little vegetation around, they closed themselves in at 3:00 pm Hawaii time (0100 GMT Saturday),…

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    100 cameras were given to homeless people in London; this is what they shot

    In July, Café Art, a London-based arts initiative, came up with an ingenious way to help the homeless express themselves through art.

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    Photos of the day - August 28, 2015 (22 photos)

    Jeremy Taiwo of the U.S. competes in the men's decathlon long jump event during the 15th IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, African penguins walk near Burghers walk at dawn in Simonstown, South Africa and Specialist Meric Greenbaum works at his post on the floor of the New…

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  • Police: Boy who died may have been in hot vehicle 3 hours

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 4-year-old boy who died in a stifling hot pickup truck in a Las Vegas home driveway might have been in the vehicle for up to three hours after his grandfather returned home with him on a sunny 100-degree day, authorities said Friday.

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  • Lucy Liu Welcomes a Baby: 4 Reasons Why Couples Use Surrogates

    Actress Lucy Liu has announced the arrival of her baby boy, which she had through the help of a surrogate. Although surrogacy is not very common, there are many reasons why women and couples may chose surrogates to be part of their fertility treatment. The 46-year old Liu made the announcement…

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  • Arrest in Bangkok bomber hunt - what we know so far

    Thai police searching for a suspected network behind a deadly bomb attack on a Bangkok shrine last week made a potential breakthrough Saturday, arresting and charging a foreign man. Here is what we know about the investigation so far: -- What happened in the Bangkok attack? After days of no arrests…

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  • Death of a young black man in a Virginia prison sparks outrage

    Local activists are incensed over the death of Jamycheal Mitchell, 24, in a Portsmouth, Va., jail this week. Mr. Mitchell had a history of mental illness, said local paper The Virginian-Pilot, and he was being held awaiting transfer to a mental hospital. Mitchell's body was found at the Hampton…

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