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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…

    AFP
  • NYPD officer shooting suspect faces attempted murder charge

    NEW YORK (AP) — 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.

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  • William and Kate back home with Britain's new princess

    Prince William and his wife Kate showed off their new baby daughter to close relatives on Sunday as Britain eagerly awaited the name of the new royal princess. Kate's mother Carole Middleton and her sister Pippa were the first to arrive at the couple's Kensington Palace apartment in central London…

    AFP40 mins ago
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    Drunk Driver Drives Wrong Way On I-15, Kills Two

    A 22-year old drunk driver driving the wrong way in the HOV lane on I-15 kills two in Mira Mesa in a head on crash. The man was severly injured and arrested at the hospital.

    KSWB - San Diego
  • 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.

    Associated Press
  • Grand Canyon visitor plunges 400 feet off South Rim to death

    By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - A 29-year-old Nevada man accidentally fell about 400 feet (120 meters) to his death while visiting the South Rim at Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, a park official said on Friday. Juan Carreras-Soto, of Las Vegas, was on a visit with his family on…

    Reuters
  • Shadow of Saddam lives on in Iraq

    Dozens of Iraqis crowding a Baghdad street fought to glimpse the red-haired man in a glass coffin, hoping to witness the end of a long-feared member of Saddam Hussein's regime. The furore over the dead man -- who might be Saddam's deputy Izzat al-Duri, though his identity has still not been…

    AFP
  • Mother found dead along with son died of natural causes

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman found dead along with her infant son in a western Pennsylvania apartment died of pneumonia rather than a drug overdose as first suspected, authorities said Saturday.

    Associated Press
  • Man, 88, gives up license after crash that killed wife

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An 88-year-old father of six from Connecticut pleaded no contest to a traffic charge in a fatal car crash that killed a pregnant woman and his wife of 67 years.

    Associated Press
  • Filipinos take Pacquiao loss hard, demand rematch

    Manny Pacquiao's loss to undefeated American Floyd Mayweather Jr in their welterweight showdown in Las Vegas was met with tears, anger and accusations of foul play in his homeland of the Philippines on Sunday. The American weathered Pacquiao's early assault and seemed to get stronger as the fight…

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    Authorities: Shooting at South Side home involves off-duty police officer

    Authorities confirmed that the shooting involved an off-duty police officer.

    WLS – Chicago
  • State's Attorney details roles of each of 6 charged officers

    Six officers are charged in Freddie Gray's death from injuries he suffered while in police custody. State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby says the officers repeatedly failed to get Gray medical treatment after his arrest. The police officers' union has said they are not responsible for Gray's death.

    Associated Press
  • Alice, Charlotte, Diana? Guessing game for royal baby's name

    LONDON (AP) — Princess Charlotte has a certain ring to it. Or how about Princess Alice?

    Associated Press
  • Southern Michigan shaken by 4.2 magnitude earthquake

    (Reuters) - Southern Michigan on Saturday afternoon was shaken by a mild, 4.2 magnitude earthquake, a rarity in a state more accustomed to snow storms and tornadoes, officials said. There were no injuries and one unconfirmed report of a building suffering damage, said Michigan State Police…

    Reuters
  • Pakistani air strikes kill 44 militants

    Pakistani air strikes on Saturday killed at least 44 militants in the country's lawless tribal areas bordering Afghanistan, the military said, part of a massive operation against the Taliban. In Khyber district's Tirah valley where troops are battling Taliban militants and Islamist groups, air…

    AFP
  • Halep stunned but Sharapova through in Madrid

    World number two Simona Halep slumped to a shock 7-6 (8/6), 6-3 defeat to France's Alize Cornet in the first round of the Madrid Open on Sunday. Halep reached the final in the Spanish capital last year, but looked out of sorts as a double fault handed Cornet the opening set in a tie-break. Halep's…

    AFP
  • NY woman volunteered where police believe she killed fiance

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A woman accused of killing her fiance and falsely reporting he died in a kayaking accident volunteered as a gardener on the scenic Hudson River island where police say the crime happened.

    Associated Press