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‘American Sniper’ jurors: Ex-Marine knew right from wrong

STEPHENVILLE, Texas – Jurors who rejected an insanity defense and convicted a former Marine in the deaths of famed “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle and … Full story    

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Rabbi feels at home building bridges at Catholic high school

PITTSBURGH – Even wearing his yarmulke and a visitor’s badge, Rabbi Ronald Symons felt at home at the Catholic high school in Coraopolis, near Pittsburgh. … Full story    

Cleveland, Ohio leaders apologize over blaming boy for own death

CLEVELAND (AP) – Cleveland’s mayor apologized on Monday after the city’s lawyers suggested in court documents that a 12-year-old boy who had a pellet gun … Full story    
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Russia, Ukraine reach gas deal to avoid cuts this month

BRUSSELS – Russia and Ukraine reached an agreement late Monday to ensure natural gas supplies to war-torn Ukraine for the month of March, averting possible … Full story    
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Georgia woman seeks to delay death for husband’s murder

JACKSON, Ga. – The execution of the first female in Georgia in 70 years was on hold Monday as the U.S. Supreme Court reviewed last-minute … Full story    
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Graceland brings Elvis back to his Las Vegas home

LAS VEGAS – Graceland will always be home, but Las Vegas is set to be Elvis Presley’s home away from home yet again. The King … Full story    
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Toronto Police: men built mystery tunnel to use as man cave

TORONTO – Two young men who built a mysterious tunnel in Toronto had no criminal intent, police said Monday. They just wanted a man cave. … Full story    
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Osbourne exiting ‘Fashion Police’ after Zendaya hair flap

Kelly Osbourne is exiting “Fashion Police,” days after complaining about co-host Giuliana Rancic’s comments on Zendaya’s dreadlocks. E! Entertainment said Friday that Osbourne is leaving … Full story    
Updated yesterday

30,000 marchers in Moscow mourn slain Putin foe

MOSCOW – For the tens of thousands bearing flowers and tying black ribbons to railings in honor of slain Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, the … Full story    
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Activists say Islamic State releases 19 Syrian Christians

BEIRUT – The Islamic State group released at least 19 Christians on Sunday who were among the more than 220 people the militants took captive … Full story    
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Kerry tries to dampen fuss over Israeli PM’s speech

WASHINGTON – Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to calm tensions with Israel before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s congressional address, yet insisted the … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Joint birthday party for NY couple married 82 years

SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. (AP) – A husband and wife thought to be one of the oldest married couples in New York have celebrated their birthdays … Full story    
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Dress that ‘greatly resembles’ stolen Nyong’o gown found

A white dress that strongly resembles the custom gown taken from Lupita Nyong’o’s hotel room earlier this week turned up Friday under a bathroom sink … Full story    
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Bryan Cranston becomes a producer of ‘Finding Neverland’

The upcoming Broadway musical “Finding Neverland” has found a new producer to join its ranks – Bryan Cranston. Lead producer Harvey Weinstein said Friday that … Full story    
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Notre Dame president credited for transforming school dies

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh transformed the University of Notre Dame into a school known almost as much for academics as for … Full story    
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Parents of slain journalist: Next ‘Jihadi John’ is on way

TUCSON, Ariz. – The parents of an American journalist beheaded by the Islamic State group say they are surprised a college-educated, London-raised man is the … Full story    
Published:  February 28, 2015

Gunman kills 7, commits suicide, in house-to-house rampage

TYRONE, Mo. – A man who authorities say may have been unhinged by the death of his ailing mother killed seven people and then took … Full story    
Published:  February 28, 2015

Debate rages over color of dress photographed in rare light

It’s the dress that’s beating the Internet black and blue. Or should that be gold and white? Friends and co-workers worldwide are debating the true … Full story    
Published:  February 28, 2015

US colleges bringing in chaplains to serve the nonbelievers

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Published:  February 28, 2015

Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on ‘Star Trek,’ dies

LOS ANGELES – In 1975, Leonard Nimoy published an autobiography with the defiant title, “I Am Not Spock” – an attempt to show the world … Full story    
Published:  February 28, 2015

Holocaust Survivor Band plays the music of their youth

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – They’re almost 90, survived the Holocaust and love to play music together, so why not? Saul Dreier and Reuben Sosnowicz, nostalgic … Full story    
Published:  February 27, 2015

Muslim group: ‘Jihadi John,’ killer of NH journalist James Foley, resembles man who grew up in UK

LONDON – A British-accented militant who has appeared in beheading videos released by the Islamic State group in Syria bears “striking similarities” to a man … Full story    
Published:  February 27, 2015

Afghanistan avalanche toll rises to 165 amid rescue efforts

KABUL, Afghanistan – The number of people killed in a massive avalanche in a mountain-bound valley in northeastern Afghanistan rose on Thursday to 165 as … Full story    
Published:  February 27, 2015