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The Latest: Group 'cooperating' after fatal duck boat crash
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a woman driving a scooter struck and killed by a duck boat in Boston (all times local):
Game 7's to decide Miami-Charlotte, Toronto-Indiana series
Bale hits Real Madrid winner, Griezmann puts Atletico top
Judge: California police targeted gays in sting operations
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A judge who said police improperly targeted gay men in sting operations has dismissed charges of lewd conduct and indecent exposure against a man who was arrested in a public bathroom.
Buffett, Munger slam Valeant; drugmaker turned into 'a sewer'
Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger made clear that they are no fans of embattled drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. In my view, the business model of Valeant was enormously flawed, Buffett said at the annual Berkshire Hathaway meeting on Saturday.
Texas floods kill woman and four grandchildren
A woman and
1 million goldfish dive into Tempe Town Lake near Phoenix
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — More than 1 million goldfish now have a giant fishbowl to call home in a Phoenix suburb.
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I'm almost helpless, says Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton says he feels almost helpless at some points due to ongoing engine problems.
Arsenal 1-0 Norwich City
Danny Welbecks strike earns Arsenal victory against Norwich amid fan protests against Arsene Wengers tenure.
Tim Peake drives remote robot on Earth
UK astronaut Tim Peake controls a robot vehicle on Earth from the space station, simulating how humans could one day remotely command vehicles on other worlds.
Gush Etzion Junction: The deadly roundabout
Why a junction near Jerusalem is so dangerous
Ding beats McManus to reach final
Ding Junhui becomes the first Asian to reach the World Championship final with a 17-11 victory over Alan McManus.
VIDEO: Plucky pony makes break for freedom
A pony that was part of a biblical-themed spring festival in Russia escaped, pursued by a costumed actor.
Newcastle United 1-0 Crystal Palace
Newcastle move out of the relegation zone as Andros Townsends strike helps them to victory over Crystal Palace.
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Will Ferrell won't play Reagan after all
Will Ferrell has reportedly abandoned plans to play President Reagan after outcry over portraying the former world leader when he had dementia.
Barbra Streisand's first TV special
Barbra Streisands first television special, My Name is Barbra, aired 51 years ago on April 28, 1965.
Are we really, finally going to Mars?
Weve been hearing about it for years: NASA is going to send people to Mars. But is it really going to happen?
Despite legal battle, Kesha's back
Kesha has returned to the studio while still battling to break free of her recording contract.
Kenya burns $172M in tusks, horns
Twelve ivory towers burned in Kenya on Saturday, sending thick plumes of ash and smoke over Nairobi National Park as elephant and rhino tusks smoldered.
Actress crashes WH briefing
Actress Allison Janney stopped by the White House briefing room to talk about the opioid epidemic.
TX flood kills woman, 4 grandkids
A woman and her four grandchildren died after being swept away by floodwaters in eastern Texas on Saturday morning, police said.
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Former Alabama Democratic Gov. Siegelman in solitary confinement again, son says
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Pursuit of 3D printed organs
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Nude dining taking over?
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Fire mask goes high-tech
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Zero-cal soda swaps
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Alien hunter: Venus has cities
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Cuba finds it hard to dampen afterglow of Obama visit
The optimism is making it harder for Cuba’s leaders to portray the U.S. and capitalism as a threat.
Aleppo bombed as Syrian army begins ‘calm’ plan elsewhere
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime said the lull in fighting was designed to salvage the cease-fire in other parts of the country.
South Africa: Opposition leader warns president to step down
Fiery South African opposition politician Julius Malema told 40,000 cheering supporters that President Jacob Zuma should step down before the army turns on him because of the corruption allegations against him.
Sudanese army transport plane crashes, killing all 5 crew
Sudan’s army says a military transport plane has crashed due to a technical failure while landing in the country’s south, killing all five crew members.
Gibraltar pushes for airport to be under EU aviation laws
Gibraltar’s authorities have joined air-travel industry leaders in calling for the small British territory on Spain’s southwestern tip to be included in the European Union’s laws governing European aviation.
North Korea sentences former Va. man to 10 years of hard labor
Kim Dong-chul, who was born in South Korea but became a U.S. citizen in 1987, was sentenced for alleged subversion.
Harry Wu, dissident and activist who endured 19 years in Chinese labor camps, dies at 79
Mr. Wu was compared to Alexander Solzhenitsyn, the Nobel laureate who documented the atrocities of the Soviet gulag.
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Saudi hands over Houthi prisoners as Yemen peace efforts inch ahead: spokesman
DOHA (Reuters) - Yemens Houthi movement said on Saturday its foe Saudi Arabia had handed over 40 prisoners as part of an agreement to quell border fighting as U.N.-backed peace negotiations to end Yemens civil war crept forward.
Obama takes final bow at star-studded Washington dinner
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With seven performances under his belt, U.S. President Barack Obama will try one last time to bring the house down at the annual White House correspondents dinner on Saturday, a night of playful ribbing of both politicians
Berkshire preliminary first-quarter operating profit falls
OMAHA, Neb. (Reuters) - Warren Buffett on Saturday said preliminary first-quarter profit at his Berkshire Hathaway Inc fell about 12 percent, hurt by weaker performance in its railroad and insurance operations.
Five killed in Texas floods as severe weather lashes central U.S.
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A grandmother and four of her grandchildren were killed in floods in Texas caused by a storm system that unleashed tornadoes, damaging hail and torrential rains on several central U.S. states, officials said on Saturday.
Astronomers find a tailless comet, first of its kind
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Astronomers have found a first-of-its-kind tailless comet whose composition may offer clues into long-standing questions about the solar systems formation and evolution, according to research published on Friday in the journal Science Advances.
Air strikes pound Syrian city of Aleppo, death toll climbs
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Nearly 30 air strikes hit rebel-held areas of Syrias northern city of Aleppo on Saturday and the total number of people killed by the warring sides after nine straight days of bombardment reached nearly 250, a monitoring
Hundreds of protesters storm Baghdad's Green Zone, enter parliament
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Hundreds of supporters of Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr stormed Baghdads Green Zone on Saturday and entered the parliament building after lawmakers failed to convene for a vote on overhauling the government, two Reuters witnesses said.
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Obama to deploy one of his most powerful rhetorical tools: Comedy
Comedy can be a powerful rhetorical tool for deflating opponents, disarming critics and defusing controversy.       
Girl killed, another injured after being thrown from ride at church carnival
A 16-year-old girl was killed and a 15-year-old was injured after they were thrown from a church carnival ride Friday in East El Paso, polic...   
Russia defends intercept of U.S. Air Force reconnaissance plane
Moscow said the intercept was justified because the aircraft had turned off its transponder       
Iraqi PM: Security restored in Baghdad after protesters storm Green Zone
Demonstrators loyal to popular Shiite cleric are pressing for government reforms.       
Child prodigy proves autism isn't a roadblock
When 8-year-old pianist Jacob Velazquez performs on the Space Coast this weekend, dont even think about trying to sit in one of his two res...    
Smokers’ ranks look conspicuously sparse in Obamacare
Federal data suggest that many smokers aren’t confessing to tobacco habit to avoid paying higher health care premiums, thwarting insurers.     
On campus, May 1
Roundup of this weeks top stories from USA TODAY College       
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Duck Boat Crash in Boston Kills Woman on Scooter
A motorized scooter driver was killed and her passenger injured in a crash with a duck boat in Boston on Saturday, police said.
Does Missing Florida Teens' iPhone Hold Critical Clues?
It remains unclear if the iPhone — waterlogged and covered in barnacles after the boat capsized in July — is salvageable.
Texas Justice: Vacationing Chief Helps NYPD Nab Suspect
Sean Ford, chief of Sunset Valley Police Department, says he was strolling along Fifth Avenue headed to Central Park when he encountered a scuffle.
Baghdad in State of Emergency After Green Zone Stormed
Protesters loyal to a Shiite cleric breached Baghdads Green Zone Saturday, home to government buildings and foreign embassies.
Iraq Protesters Storm Baghdad's Green Zone: Reports
Protesters loyal to a Shiite cleric breached Baghdads Green Zone Saturday, home to government buildings and foreign embassies, according to reports.
ISIS Claims Deadly Truck Bombing in Iraq Market: Report
ISIS claimed responsibility for a bombing Saturday east of Baghdad, according to a statement posted on an ISIS-affiliated website.
Man in the Mirror's Shocking Anti-DUI Message
A public service announcement featuring a man in a restroom mirror telling a tragic story about drunken driving has gone viral.
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What to Watch For in Primaries in Pennsylvania, Connecticut and 3 Other States
Tuesday’s contests in the Northeast, including Delaware, Maryland and Rhode Island, may offer Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump their best chance before June to gain a final, decisive edge.
Ted Cruz-John Kasich Alliance Against Donald Trump Quickly Weakens
An agreement between the Republican candidates Ted Cruz and John Kasich, who agreed to cede states to each other, shows signs of fraying.
Bernie Sanders’s Supporters Consider Where to Turn if His Bid Fails
The senator’s backers still turn out, eager to hear his message, but a bleaker reality about his prospects is beginning to settle in.
Your Tuesday Briefing: Hillary Clinton, Tom Brady, Chernobyl
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
New York Today: New York Today: Texting Turns Dangerous
Tuesday: Texting while driving, a Trump landmark and safe selfies.
A Windfall for Chobani Employees: Stakes in the Company
The yogurt maker is giving workers shares worth up to 10 percent of the company when it goes public or is sold. Individual stakes, based on tenure, could range to over $1 million.
In 1989 Hillsborough Stadium Disaster, Police Are Faulted for Deaths of 96
The Liverpool fans who perished at a match in Sheffield, England, were the victims of police error or omission, the panel found.
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Watch Live: President Obama and Larry Wilmore at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner
The dinner is the last of Obamas presidency
Teacher Suspended After Playing Human Centipede 2 for Class
On the bright side, the teacher will receive a signed copy from the films creator
Two Children Found Chained Up in San Antonio Backyard
Six unsupervised children were also found inside the home
Drunk Driving PSA Goes Viral With Emotional Message
Kris Caudilla spoke to patrons at a bar in Los Angeles through a recorded message in a mirror telling them not to drive drunk
Michael Bloomberg Blasts Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders in Commencement Speech
We’ve seen more demagoguery from both parties than I can remember
The Original Ghostbusters Is Coming Back to Theaters
For 2 days only
Woman and 4 Grandchildren Drown in East Texas Flooding
A creek overflowed and flooded a Palestine, Texas neighborhood
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Stunning images from around the world
Take a peek at these jaw-dropping photos.
Iraqi protesters pour into Green Zone, storm parliament
Anti-government protesters tore down walls and poured into the Iraqi capitals heavily fortified Green Zone on Saturday, where they stormed parliament in a major escalation of a political crisis that has simmered for months.
How Prince was like Lincoln
Amazingly, it is not unusual for the rich and famous to die without a will.
Russia's nuclear nightmare flows down radioactive river
At first glance, Gilani Dambaev looks like a healthy 60-year-old man and the river flowing past his rural family home appears pristine.
Women in sports media continue to endure vicious trolls
I received my first Dear Bitch letter when I was a 24-year-old sportswriter.
North Shore Animal League America visit to Newsday leads to puppy adoption
When Hank Winnicki, an assistant managing editor for sports at Newsday, came into work on Wednesday, he never thought he would be leaving on Friday with a brand-new puppy.
Long Island Marathon 2016 kicks off with kids fun run
The Long Island Marathon weekend was off to running start Saturday morning in Uniondale.
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