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  • US military rescues two Saudi pilots off Yemen coast: official

    The US military has rescued two Saudi pilots who ejected from their jet off Yemen's coast, as the kingdom launched air strikes on rebel camps in its violence-wracked neighbor, officials said. The Saudi F-15 fighter jet appeared to be participating in the operations in Yemen, though a US defense…

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  • Police: Man stabs wife to death while their 7 kids are home

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — A man stabbed his wife to death after he slapped one of their seven children for playing videogames and she confronted him about it, police said Friday.

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  • Gowdy: Clinton wiped email server clean, deleted all emails

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton wiped her email server "clean," permanently deleting all emails from it, the Republican chairman of a House committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks said Friday.

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  • Indonesia prepares to transfer Philippines drug convict for execution

    Indonesia is preparing to move a Filipina death row inmate for execution after she lost her appeal in the Supreme Court earlier this week, the attorney general's spokesman said on Friday. The planned executions of Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso and nine other mostly foreign drug traffickers has drawn…

    Reuters
  • Mom of toddler found dead in backpack in creek pleads guilty

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The mother of a 1-year-old Maryland boy found dead inside a backpack in an Ohio creek pleaded guilty Friday to involuntary manslaughter and evidence tampering.

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    No Murder Charge for Woman Who Cut Baby From Womb

    The Boulder County district attorney announced that a murder charge would not be filed against Dynel Lane because the coroner determined the baby was not alive outside the womb.

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  • Medical examiner: 22-day-old baby girl starved to death

    BARTOW, Fla. (AP) — A baby who was found dead in her car seat in a Florida restaurant parking lot had lost more than one-third of her body weight in the 22 days since she was born, a medical examiner testified Friday.

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  • Bieber set for Mayweather's ring walk

    Pop music star Justin Bieber says he'll be at Floyd Mayweather's side when the unbeaten American walks to the ring on May 2 to take on Manny Pacquiao in their welterweight world title super-fight. Bieber, a friend of Mayweather who has accompanied the fighter to the ring at other fights, told…

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  • Boko Haram fighters told to 'kill wives' as troops take its 'HQ'

    Nigeria's military on Friday announced that troops had retaken the town of Gwoza from Boko Haram, from which the group declared their caliphate last year. Defence spokesman Chris Olukolade told a news conference in the capital, Abuja, that the recapture came after "concerted and well-coordinated…

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  • Russian superhighway could connect London to New York

    Russia has unveiled ambitious plans to build a superhighway that, in theory, could make it possible to drive from London on one end to New York on the other. According to a report by The Siberian Times, the head of Russian Railways is asking the government to seriously consider his project dubbed…

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  • Latvia says Russia's military rhetoric is 'alarming'

    By Aija Krutaine and Katya Golubkova RIGA (Reuters) - A war of words between Russia and the West could degenerate into something worse, with "devastating" consequences, Latvia's foreign minister said on Friday. Latvia and its neighbours Estonia and Lithuania were all part of the Soviet Union until…

    Reuters
  • Oregon's pink chicken mystery solved; owner explains

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mystery of Portland's pink chickens is solved.

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  • Ex-NFL star's fiancee: he told me he didn't kill Lloyd

    By Daniel Lovering FALL RIVER, Mass. (Reuters) - Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez's fiancee said on Friday that he told her he did not murder the man he is charged with fatally shooting at an industrial park near their Massachusetts home in June 2013. Shayanna Jenkins, 25, who was granted immunity after…

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  • Can an Abortion Be Undone?

    Women who opt to get an abortion in Arizona within their first two months of pregnancy may soon find themselves on the receiving end of some unusual advice from their doctors. A medical abortion, which works within the first nine weeks or so of gestation, involves taking two pills within a few days…

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  • Taraji P. Henson apologizes for racial profiling allegation

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Taraji P. Henson has apologized to police in the Southern California city of Glendale for accusing an officer of racially profiling her son.

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  • Saudi ground troops would face Yemen 'quagmire': experts

    Saudi-led airstrikes alone are unlikely to crush Iranian-backed Yemeni rebels but a ground incursion would risk a bloody "quagmire" and escalating tensions with Tehran, experts say. Saudi Arabia pledged to do "whatever it takes" to defend its ally President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi after launching…

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    Could a 'religious freedom' bill become law in North Carolina

    Could North Carolina become the next Indiana or the next Arizona when it comes to a so-called "religious freedom" bills?

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