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More than 2,500 confirmed dead in Nepal earthquake; aid on the way

Sleeping in the streets and shell-shocked, Nepalese cremated the dead and dug through rubble for the missing

Italian authorities: Terror suspects planned Vatican attack

Islamic extremists suspected in a bomb attack in a Pakistani market that killed more than 100 people had also planned an attack against the Vatican in 2010 that was never carried out, an Italian... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Families stream to battlefields for 100th year of Gallipoli

Families of soldiers who served in the Gallipoli campaign of World War I, along with world leaders, streamed onto the battle sites on Friday for ceremonies marking 100 years since the disastrous... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Women held captive in Ohio home for decade release a memoir

When Amanda Berry's toddler daughter had night terrors and started screaming and running around the room, Berry couldn't always get to her — because she was chained and couldn't move that far. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Seriously silly, Monty Python reunites for a weekend tribute

Today they reign as elder statesman of cerebral silliness, these alumni of the Monty Python comedy troupe and, some would argue, the funniest men who ever lived. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Is ice cream safe? Federal health officials say yes

Is ice cream safe to eat? Federal officials say yes, even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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15 loose buffaloes that crossed New York highway are killed

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. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation in the Arctic

The United States, Russia and other Arctic countries looked past Ukraine's civil war and other tensions Friday, vowing to cooperate on preventing oil spills near the North Pole and combating... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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After drone killings, pressure for a new hostage strategy

The accidental killing of two hostages in a U.S. operation against al-Qaida has put a new spotlight on the Obama administration's reliance on drones in the battle against terrorism — and has... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Thorough sweep of Statue of Liberty turns up no explosives

A bomb threat made by an anonymous 911 caller forced the evacuation of hundreds of tourists Friday from the Statue of Liberty, but a thorough sweep of the landmark by investigators turned up no... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Chilean village a ghost town after Calbuco's twin eruptions

Mighty blasts from the looming Calbuco volcano have left Ensenada an ash-drowned ghost town, abandoned by its 1,500 residents. And officials warned Friday they might have a long stay away. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Comcast abandons Time Warner Cable bid after gov't pushback

What killed Comcast's $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable? Regulators' desire to protect the Internet video industry that is reshaping TV. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Colorado shooting survivors turn to faith, forgiveness

Nearly three years have passed since James Holmes, wearing body armor, opened fire in a deadly attack at a packed Colorado movie theater, and survivors and relatives of the 12 moviegoers who died... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Hostage deaths a reminder of risk of 'deadly mistakes'

U.S. investigators took months to piece together evidence that led to the conclusion that drone strikes had killed two Western hostages and two Americans who worked for al-Qaida, U.S. officials... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Cross-country search turns up photo of fallen Iowa soldier

Cross-country efforts to track down a photo of an Iowa soldier who was killed in the Vietnam War have turned up an image of the man when he was 14 years old. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Armenians around the world mark 1915 genocide

Around the world on Friday, tens of thousands of people of Armenian descent commemorated the genocide 100 years ago of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Attorney general to bid farewell after 6-year tenure

Attorney General Eric Holder bids farewell to the Justice Department after six years as the nation's top law enforcement official. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Review: Getting your Apple Watch? Here's how to use it

Apple Watches are arriving Friday to the first group of people who had ordered one two weeks ago. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Angelina Jolie rips world powers on Syria's refugee crisis

Actress Angelina Jolie pleaded with world powers Friday to help the millions of Syrian refugees, sharply criticizing the U.N. Security Council for being paralyzed by its division over Syria's... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Presidential contender Marco Rubio seeks support in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa — He's offering himself as a new generation of leader, but Sen. Marco Rubio is still respecting an old presidential campaign tradition: courting caucus goers in the kickoff... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Filmmaker says 'Nerd Prom' has grown to reflect poorly on DC

A former Politico journalist is poking a hole in the bubble that surrounds one of Washington's biggest, celebrity-obsessed weekends with his new documentary "Nerd Prom." Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Night train kills 14 migrants 'sleeping' on Macedonia tracks

A group of migrants trying to reach European opportunity via what's billed by smugglers as a "safe" route — trekking along train tracks through the Balkans — was hit by an overnight... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Why children with ADHD need to wiggle during class

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According to research from the University of Central Florida, kids with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder are more likely to learn if they’re allowed to let their wiggles out. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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'Furious 7' keeps speed, tops box office with $60.6 million

The high-octane thriller "Furious 7" maintained speed in its second week, racing away with $60.6 million at North American theaters and bringing its box-office total to a robust $252.5 million,... Read more »

April 12, 2015

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