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  • Three found shot to death in Pennsylvania hotel

    (Reuters) - A man shot and killed another man and a woman before killing himself in a southern Pennsylvania hotel room on Sunday, police said. The three were all found in a room at a Quality Inn in Springettsbury Township, about 100 miles west of Philadelphia. "There's no threat to anyone at this…

    Reuters55 mins ago
  • Actor Ben Powers, known for 'Good Times' TV role, dies at 64

    NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Actor Alton "Ben" Powers, known for his role in the 1970s CBS television series "Good Times," has died at age 64.

    Associated Press
  • AP Sources: Tim Tebow expected to sign with Eagles on Monday

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It's Tebow Time in the City of Brotherly Love.

    Associated Press
  • Reagan shooter finds rejection, indifference in future home

    The last man to shoot an American president now spends most of the year in a house overlooking the 13th hole of a golf course in a gated community.

    Associated Press
  • IS shows purported executions in Libya of Ethiopia Christians

    The Islamic State group on Sunday released a video purportedly showing the execution of some 30 Ethiopian Christians captured in Libya. Addis Ababa condemned the reported killings and said its embassy in Egypt was trying to verify the video to ascertain if those murdered were indeed Ethiopians. "We…

    AFP
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    Raleigh man charged with killing pregnant girlfriend - baby survives

    Police say victim who was 6-months pregnant was shot near Raleigh mall Saturday night - doctors were able to save the unborn infant

    WTVD – Raleigh/Durham45 mins ago
  • Denny Hamlin pulls out of Bristol race with neck injury

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Denny Hamlin pulled out of Sunday's race at Bristol Motor Speedway because of a neck strain that worsened during a rain delay of nearly four hours.

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  • Mexico says captures Juarez Cartel leader

    Mexican authorities said on Sunday they had captured a leader of the Juarez Cartel wanted by the United States government who took the helm after the organization's long-time chief was nabbed last year. The leader, Jesus Aguayo, was detained on Friday by Federal troops in Villa Ahumada in the…

    Reuters
  • Mark Hamill said he was 'suspicious' of J.J. Abrams

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mark Hamill knew he had to say yes when George Lucas told him about the plans to move forward with a new "Star Wars" trilogy.

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  • Toddler shot in drive-by near Seattle dies

    A one-year-old girl who was shot in the head during a drive-by shooting near Seattle on Thursday died late Saturday from her wounds, hospital officials said. The girl was brain dead and life support care had been removed, a spokeswoman for Harborview Medical Center said. Police in Kent, Washington,…

    Reuters
  • Husband sets wife on fire in Pakistan 'honour killing'

    A Pakistani man and his father have been arrested in the country's latest so-called "honour killing" after they set the son's wife alight for leaving the house without asking his permission, police said Sunday. Muhammad Siddique became enraged on learning that his wife, Shabana Bibi, 25, had…

    AFP
  • Denver police issue dozens of citations at pot events

    DENVER (AP) — Denver police said there were no major problems as marijuana celebrations continued for a second day on Sunday, but police tweeted a reminder that while recreational use of marijuana is legal in Colorado, people still can't use it in public.

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    Photos of the day - April 19, 2015 (20 photos)

    A man rides a horse at a playground on a hill in Kabul, joggers run through colored powder thrown during the Manila Color Challenge, a man walks past graffiti in Athens and a man watches a carriage exhibition in Seville are some of the photos of the day. (Reuters/Getty) Find more news related…

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  • One man's last wish, 'Don't vote for Hillary Clinton.' Will it matter?

    Larry Darrell Upright died this week. "In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Shriners Hospital for Children .... Also, the family respectfully asks that you do not vote for Hillary Clinton in 2016. We promise not to vote for Hillary," one mourner wrote. A CNN poll released Monday shows that…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Iraqi Kurdish forces widen buffer around oil-rich city of Kirkuk

    Kurdish authorities said their forces, backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, drove Islamic State militants from an 84 square kilometer (32 sq mile) area in northern Iraq over the weekend, widening a buffer around the oil-rich city of Kirkuk. The Kurdistan region's security council said in a…

    Reuters
  • Haircuts and Harry Potter: Project Sparks Black Boys' Love of Reading

    Like many boys, Alvin Irby didn’t enjoy reading as a kid. Starting in the third grade, Irby’s mom, a teacher in his hometown of Little Rock, Arkansas, enrolled him in summer school each year to keep him busy and help improve his reading skills—and Irby wasn’t a fan of his mother’s tactics.

    Takepart.com
  • Email: Affleck asked PBS to not reveal slave-owning ancestor

    BOSTON (AP) — Ben Affleck requested that the PBS documentary series "Finding Your Roots" not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor, according to emails published online by whistleblower site WikiLeaks, and the information never appeared on the program.

    Associated Press