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  • Britain's new princess can't expect fairy-tale life

    LONDON (AP) — William and Kate's new daughter is the first British princess who won't face royal discrimination because she's a girl, but that doesn't mean her life will be a fairy tale.

    Associated Press22 mins ago
  • 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,…

    AFP
  • 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…

    Reuters
  • 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…

    AFP
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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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  • Fully Restored WWII Fighter Plane Up for Auction

    1 Spitfire models still able to fly — will be sold to commemorate the 75th anniversary of two pivotal WWII skirmishes: the Battle of France and the Battle of Britain. The iconic warplane is associated with the Battle of Britain, in which the German Air Force attempted to exert superiority over the…

    LiveScience.com
  • ‘It Was Never a Dress’ Ingeniously Updates Women’s Room Symbol

    Flipping the dress idea on its head, an Arizona tech company, Axosoft, debuted its newly designed bathroom symbol at Arizona’s Girls in Tech Conference this week. Girls and women interested in science, technology, engineering, and math are an underrepresented minority, with women making up less…

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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.

    Associated Press
  • 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
  • Finnish military reaches out to reservists, denies Russia link

    The Finnish military began sending letters to some 900,000 reservists on Monday in the largest campaign of its kind, amid increased tensions between the Nordic states and Russia over the Ukraine crisis. The military said the letter campaign, which aims to improve communication with former army…

    Reuters55 mins ago
  • Mexican drug cartel Jalisco New Generation flexes muscles

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — An increasingly strong drug cartel known as Jalisco New Generation was showing off its power with a spasm of violence that killed seven people and forced down a military helicopter in western Mexico, analysts said Saturday.

    Associated Press
  • Police kill two gunmen at US Mohammed cartoon event

    Texas police shot dead two suspected Islamist extremists who opened fire outside an exhibition of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed staged by an anti-Muslim group. Terror monitoring group SITE reported that a known member of the Islamic State jihadist group had boasted the attack was carried out by…

    AFP
  • Iran bans 'devil worshipping' haircuts

    Hairstyles of a spiky and unorthodox nature have reportedly been banned in Iran because they imply devil-worship, while tattoos and other male bodily adornments also being outlawed. Jagged haircuts have become fashionable among all strata of Iran's youthful population in recent years, but have…

    AFP
  • Britain's new princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

    LONDON (AP) — Britain's newborn princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.

    Associated Press6 mins ago
  • 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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  • 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
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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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