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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Japan's views of WWII history rankles some US veterans

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lester Tenney endured three years as a Japanese prisoner during World War II, but he has made peace with his former enemy. Yet as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prepares to address Congress on Wednesday, in the 70th anniversary year of the war's end, something rankles Tenney…

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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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  • Sawyer Sweeten of 'Everybody Loves Raymond' dies at 19

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sawyer Sweeten, who played one of Ray Romano's twin sons in the CBS comedy "Everybody Loves Raymond," has died. He was 19.

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  • Pakistani 'teen' convict to be hanged on May 6: authorities

    Pakistani authorities issued a death warrant Friday for a convicted killer whose supporters say he was a juvenile at the time of his crime and whose case has attracted attention from rights groups around the world. Shafqat Hussain was sentenced to death for killing a seven-year-old boy in Karachi…

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    Straight high school student asks his gay best friend to prom with adorable ‘promposal’

    Prom season is in full swing and that, of course, means adorable “promposals” popping up across the country — and you just have to see this one. Jacob Lescenski from Desert Oasis High School in Las Vegas asked his best friend, Anthony Martinez, to the prom in the most adorable way possible. He…

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  • Alaska airline suffered operational, training flaws before deadly crash

    (Reuters) - An Alaska commuter airline routinely failed to inform pilots of shifting weather conditions and other hazards leading up to a 2013 crash in western Alaska that killed four people, the National Transportation Safety Board said on Friday. The Cessna 208B, a single-engine turboprop, had…

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  • Violence erupts at Baltimore police death protest

    Protesters targeted businesses and smashed police cars in downtown Baltimore on Saturday as the biggest demonstration yet over the death of a young African-American man in police custody turned violent. More than 1,000 people had joined an orderly 90-minute rally at Baltimore city hall demanding…

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  • Like shale oil, solar power is shaking up global energy

    By Henning Gloystein and Aaron Sheldrick SINGAPORE/TOKYO (Reuters) - One by one, Japan is turning off the lights at the giant oil-fired power plants that propelled it to the ranks of the world's top industrialized nations. With nuclear power in the doldrums after the Fukushima disaster, it's solar…

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  • 15 loose buffaloes that crossed New York highway are killed

    COEYMANS, N.Y. (AP) — Fifteen buffaloes that escaped from a farm were intentionally shot and killed Friday after they dashed past a group of police, crossed a major highway and ended up near some schools, authorities said.

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  • More Than 1,000 Doctors Say Dr. Oz Should Resign

    At least 1,000 U.S. doctors say they think Dr. Mehmet Oz should resign from his faculty position at Columbia University in New York, a new poll finds. Earlier this week, 10 doctors sent a letter calling for Oz, host of the popular TV show "The Dr. Oz Show," to be removed from his academic position…

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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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  • Thousands march in US capital against gay marriage

    Several thousand people including religious leaders marched in Washington on Saturday against same-sex marriage as the US Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments on the deeply divisive issue in the coming days. Currently, individual states are responsible for determining marriage laws, with 37 out…

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  • Police: Neglected woman, 82, dies after 6 months in chair

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The caregivers of an 82-year-old woman allowed her to sit in the same chair, not moving for six months, until she died earlier this year in a home that smelled so bad that some of the first firefighters on the scene set up a fan by the door, authorities said.

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