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US fighter jets escort flight to NYC after threat

Two U.S. fighter jets escorted an Air France flight to New York City after an anonymous threat was made on Monday.

Cleveland protests, Brelo acquittal

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Cleveland protesters appear in court

Cleveland is catching its breath on Memorial Day after weekend protests.

The demonstrations broke out Saturday as people reacted with anger to the acquittal of police Officer Michael Brelo, who had been accused of fatally shooting two unarmed African-...

Russian space program loses $1.8B

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$1.8 billion disappears in Russian space program

Russia's space industry is in crisis caused by funding cuts, corruption and "moral decay," government officials said.

Billions of rubles have been lost in shady transactions. Construction projects are languishing. And important launches are failing.

I...

Flood damage in Waverly, Texas, May 2015

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12 missing in Texas county after storms

Record-setting rains left officials in Texas and Oklahoma scrambling to assess the scope of the damage and destruction Monday as an emergency coordinator told reporters that a dozen people were missing in one county.

The 12 people missing in Hays Cou...

Vatican 'diseases'

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Vatican bank makes big profit

It's been a good year for the Vatican bank as it works to scrub clean the sins of the past.

Stronger income from trading securities including bonds and a fall in operating expenses drove a sharp rise in profits last year.

Net profits hit €69.3 million ...

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WWII vet writes poetry to describe combat experience

For more than half a century, Joe Bruni stayed silent about the "hellish day on the bloody sulfuric sands" that took his childhood friend at Iwo Jima.

"If Tom Brokaw called us the greatest generation, we were also the silent generation," Bruni says of...