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Colorado woman gets 100 years for cutting baby from womb

April
29
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2016
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BOULDER, Colo. — A judge on Friday sentenced a Colorado woman to 100 years in prison for cutting a nearly 8-month-old fetus from a stranger's womb. A jury convicted Dynel Lane, 36, in February of attempting to kill Michelle Wilkins in 2015. Lane...

33 lions rescued from South American circuses head to Africa

April
29
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2016
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LIMA, Peru — Thirty-three lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia are heading back to their homeland to live out the rest of their lives in a private sanctuary in South Africa. The largest-ever airlift of lions was organized by Animal...

Boom! Queen & Harry answer Obamas' Invictus Games challenge

April
29
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2016
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LONDON — It helps to have friends in high places when you're promoting an athletic event. That's certainly the case for Prince Harry, who released a video Friday promoting the upcoming Invictus Games for wounded veterans. The cast includes his...

Pop went the weasel and down went the Large Hadron Collider

April
29
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2016
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GENEVA — It's one of the physics world's most complex machines, and it has been immobilized — temporarily — by a weasel. Spokesman Arnaud Marsollier says the world's largest atom smasher, the Large Hadron Collider at CERN outside of Geneva,...

11 dead, 2 missing after helicopter crash off Norway

April
29
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2016
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COPENHAGEN — A rescue official says 11 bodies have been found after the crash of a helicopter on an island off the coast of western Norway. Two people are still missing. Jon Sjursoe, a spokesman for Norway's Joint Rescue Coordination...

Congressional GOP beginning to accept Trump as nominee

April
29
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2016
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WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans are beginning to accept, and even embrace, an outcome that was once unthinkable: Donald Trump as the GOP presidential nominee. In the wake of the businessman's commanding wins in five Eastern states this week...

Violence follows California Trump rally, about 20 arrested

April
29
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2016
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COSTA MESA, Calif. — Raucous protesters and supporters of Donald Trump violently confronted each other in California leading to some 20 arrests as the Republican presidential contender brought his campaign to conservative Orange County after...

Bus fire believed to be arson kills 8, injures 5 in China

April
29
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2016
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BEIJING — A bus suddenly burst into flames while travelling on a highway in northern China, killing eight people and injuring five in an apparent arson attack, police said Friday. Several similar fires have occurred in recent years and usually are...

After brief lull, new air raids over Syrian city of Aleppo

April
29
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2016
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BEIRUT — After a brief morning lull, Syrian government warplanes launched fresh airstrikes Friday targeting rebel-held parts of Aleppo, raising fears of more casualties after days of carnage that propelled the contested northern city once again as...

North Korea sends another US citizen to prison

April
29
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2016
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PYONGYANG, Korea, Democratic People's Republic Of — North Korea on Friday sentenced a U.S. citizen of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the second American it has put behind bars this year. Kim...