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Protests disband after IS group carries out 2nd Iraq bombing

Anti-government protesters disbanded at least temporarily Sunday from the heavily fortified Green Zone they had stormed a day earlier after the Islamic State group carried out its second major attack in Iraq in as many days — a pair of car bombs that killed more than 30 people.

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Car bomb in southern Turkey kills 2 policemen

A car bomb struck the entrance of a Turkish police station Sunday in the southern city of Gaziantep, killing two police officers and wounding 22 other people in a day marred by violence and May Day protests.

US once again forced to turn to Russia for help on Syria

Scrambling to resuscitate a nearly dead truce in Syria, the Obama administration has again been forced to turn to Russia for help, with little hope for the desired U.S. outcome.

Schumer: Probe billboards using phone data to track shoppers

A U.S. senator is calling for a federal investigation into an outdoor advertising company’s latest effort to target billboard ads to specific consumers.

SIU adds major in brewing amid craft beer boom

An Illinois university has a new accredited degree in fermentation science to train future brewers, distillers and vintners.

US Geological Survey records small earthquake in W. Kentucky

The U.S. Geological Survey reports a small earthquake in western Kentucky.

Kentucky Confederate monument to be removed after 120 years

A Confederate monument will be removed from a spot near the University of Louisville campus where it has stood since 1895.

Trump backers yell foul over loss at Arizona GOP convention

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz pulled out a strategic victory at Saturday's Arizona Republican Party convention, nailing down a large majority of delegates to the national convention amid cheating accusations from backers of businessman Donald Trump.

Berkshire Hathaway event celebrates what makes firm unique

Berkshire Hathaway's idiosyncrasies were on display this weekend, as tens of thousands of people filled an arena to listen to Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger talk business for several hours Saturday at the conglomerate's annual meeting.

Openly gay rock singer changing tune on Mormon religion

Two years after coming out as gay and praising the Mormon church for offering support, the lead singer of a popular rock band is denouncing his faith in his latest music video.

Peace activist, Jesuit priest Daniel Berrigan dies at 94

His defiant protests helped shape Americans' opposition to the Vietnam War. And they landed The Rev. Daniel Berrigan behind bars.

2nd funeral Saturday for victim in Ohio shooting massacre

The long goodbyes to eight members of a rural Ohio family killed more than a week ago continued Saturday with a funeral for a young mother as authorities remained silent in what they've said will be a lengthy investigation.

Woman struck, killed by duck boat in downtown Boston

A 29-year-old woman was killed and her passenger was injured after the scooter she was driving was struck by an amphibious sightseeing vehicle in downtown Boston on Saturday.

Uber, blind riders reach settlement over service dogs

Uber and advocates for the blind have reached a lawsuit settlement in which the ride-hailing company agrees to require that existing and new drivers confirm they understand their legal obligations to transport riders with guide dogs or other service animals, an advocacy group announced Saturday.

1 teen killed, 1 hurt after being ejected from carnival ride

One teenage girl was killed and another was injured when they were ejected from a whirling ride at an El Paso church carnival.

Nissan recalls nearly 4 million cars with air bag problems

Nearly 4 million Nissan cars are being recalled due to major safety problems where passenger air bags or seat belts could fail in a crash, leading to serious injuries or fatalities.

6th body found after Texas flash floods

Lisa Asberry Davis said on Saturday that she and her three children waded to safety through water up to their chins after torrential rains in East Texas swamped a cul-de-sac of homes during the night and forced some residents onto rooftops.

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Colorado woman gets 100 years for cutting baby from womb

A judge sentenced a Colorado woman who cut a baby from a stranger's womb to 100 years in prison, including the maximum penalties for attempted murder and unlawful termination of a pregnancy.

16 blamed for mistakes in deadly US attack on Afghan clinic

Human error, violations of combat rules and untimely equipment failures led to the mistaken U.S. aerial attack on a charity-run hospital in Afghanistan last fall that killed 42 people, a senior American general said Friday.

Supreme Court refuses to block Texas voter ID law

The Supreme Court on Friday rejected an emergency appeal to stop Texas from enforcing its challenged voter ID law.

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