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Angst behind Mexican worker killed by Wash. cops

The family of Antonio Zambrano-Montes, a farm worker from Mexico killed by police in Pasco, Washington, are awaiting further autopsy and test results before burying him and pursuing a civil case against police.

Adnan Syed seeks new trial in slaying of ex-girlfriend

Fugitive American minister caught in Brazil

Victor Arden Barnard, an American pastor wanted for 59 counts of sexual assaults in Minnesota, was arrested by Brazilian authorities on Friday, the office of the governor for the State of Rio Grande do Norte said Saturday.

The 53-year-old suspect was...

$150,000 dress has 6,000 pearls

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Stolen Oscars dress possibly recovered

The police may have found the missing dress.

You know, the white custom Calvin Klein gown that adorned actress Lupita Nyong'o when she attended Sunday's Academy Awards.

The one encrusted with 6,000 white Akoya pearls that Fortune estimated was worth $...

Nicolas Maduro Venezuela

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Maduro claims Venezuela has detained Americans

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Saturday an unspecified number of Americans were arrested "a few days ago" for engaging in espionage and recruitment activities.

The President said they included an American pilot of Latin American origin, arr...

Rand Paul CPAC

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Rand Paul wins 2015 CPAC straw poll

Sen. Rand Paul won the Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll for the third year in a row on Saturday, with 25.7% of the vote, event organizers announced Saturday at the National Harbor, Maryland, Confab.

But the biggest winner of the st...

Generic gun with crime tape

Click here to read the FBI's report in full.

Angst behind Mexican worker killed by Wash...

The family of Antonio Zambrano-Montes, a farm worker from Mexico killed by police in Pasco, Washington, are awaiting further autopsy and test results before burying him and pursuing a civil case against police.

$150,000 dress has 6,000 pearls

Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Stolen Oscars dress possibly recovered

The police may have found the missing dress.

You know, the white custom Calvin Klein gown that adorned actress Lupita Nyong'o when she attended Sunday's Academy Awards.

The one encrusted with 6,000 white Akoya pearls that Fortune estimated was worth $...

Nicolas Maduro Venezuela

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Maduro claims Venezuela has detained...

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Saturday an unspecified number of Americans were arrested "a few days ago" for engaging in espionage and recruitment activities.

The President said they included an American pilot of Latin American origin, arr...

Rand Paul CPAC

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Rand Paul wins 2015 CPAC straw poll

Sen. Rand Paul won the Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll for the third year in a row on Saturday, with 25.7% of the vote, event organizers announced Saturday at the National Harbor, Maryland, Confab.

But the biggest winner of the st...

Leonard Nimoy Mr. Spock

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Fans honor Nimoy with tweets, Vulcan salute

In a moment Friday, the social-media debate over whether a dress was white and gold or blue and black was silenced.

Suddenly there was more sobering news. Leonard Nimoy, "Star Trek's" beloved Mr. Spock, had died.

His co-stars, fellow celebrities and fa...

Houthi rebels charting Yemen's future

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Gulf countries relocating Yemen embassies

Four Gulf countries now have opened embassies in Aden, Yemen, where President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi fled after being deposed.

The United Arab Emirates and Kuwait opened their embassies Friday, two Foreign Ministry officials who didn't want to be name...

Elizabeth Warren

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WASHINGTON, DC - FEB. 10: U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during a hearing before Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Feb. 10, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

Republicans agree with ... Elizabeth Warren?

At first glance, they could easily fit in at an Elizabeth Warren rally. They want to break up the big banks. They don't trust Wall Street and bemoan its outsized role in politics. They are worried about the growing gap between the poor and the rich.

Shooting spree in rural Missouri

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Mo. gunman kills 7 in town of 50, then...

A small Missouri town's discovery that a gunman killed seven people and injured another Thursday night began when a girl managed to flee a residence where she heard gunfire.

She ran to a neighbor's house and called police, say investigators in Tyrone...

ISIS man with flag

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Report: ISIS to release 29 Assyrians

ISIS in northern Syria plans to release 29 Assyrian Christian hostages among more than 200 captured by the Sunni extremist group, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday, citing an Assyrian commander.

The Syrian Observatory said a self-p...

Iraqi evacuation

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Who is part of the coalition to battle ISIS?

It's been more than six months since the United States first sent warplanes to conduct airstrikes against the militant group ISIS, and four months since the formation of an international coalition to help fight the terror group.

Since then, warplanes ...

Roger Federer, 2014 Davis Cup

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Federer beats Djokovic to win Dubai title

A ruthless Roger Federer confidently dispatched World No 1. Novak Djokovic 6-3 7-5 to take the Dubai Tennis Championships title Saturday in little over one hour and 36 minutes.

The Swiss master, appearing in his 126th tour final (of which he has now w...

John Green The Fault in Our Stars

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Author confirms 'Looking for Alaska' filming

The John Green gang is back together again.

Temple Hill Entertainment and screenwriters Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber worked together on Fox's adaptation of Green's young adult novel "The Fault in Our Stars," which became a huge hit in 2014. T...

US, Cuba discuss normalizing relations

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United States Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson answers reporters' questions during a news conference at the conclusion of the the second round of normalization talks with Cuba at the State Department Feb. 27, 2015 in Washington, DC.

Cuba talks terror list a sticking point

U.S. and Cuban delegations struck a tone of measured optimism coming out of talks Friday at the State Department on the normalization of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Palestinian youths clash with Israeli army at Kalandia checkpoint

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Egyptian court calls Hamas a terror group

An Egyptian court has ruled that Hamas is a terrorist organization, according to an Egyptian state-run media organization.

Hamas, the Islamist group which dominates the Gaza strip, has been at odds with the Egyptian government since the country's form...

Warren Buffett

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Warren Buffett knows who next Berkshire...

Warren Buffett, the billionaire CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, expects even better times ahead for his company. He also said that he knows who will one day replace him.

Netanyahu 2013

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6 questions about Netanyahu's visit

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is just days away from landing in Washington, where a storm is raging over his plans to address a joint session of Congress.

A few dozen Democrats plan to skip the speech, the White House isn't done blasting t...

Boris Nemtsov

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Former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov listens during a news conference on 'Corruption and Abuse in Sochi Olympics' Jan. 30, 2014 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

Nemtsov: Putin critic who dared to speak out

The slaying of prominent Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov in the heart of Moscow has shocked Russia and the wider world. His murder, two days before a planned opposition march, has also outraged fellow opposition figures and prompted a slew of speculation.

President Obama joins Justice Department ceremony honoring Eric Holder

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WASHINGTON, DC - FEB. 27: US President Barack Obama, right, and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder react at the introduction of singer Aretha Franklin who sung during a farewell ceremony at the Justice Department Feb. 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. The ceremony was held to unveil the Attorney Generals official portrait and commemorate his tenure before his expected departure from the department after more than six years of service.

Obama gives emotional tribute to Holder

The White House celebrated the upcoming departure of Eric Holder on Friday night in a ceremony that brought tears to President Barack Obama's eyes and featured Aretha Franklin literally singing the attorney general's praises.

Boston timeline - federal arraignment

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3:30 p.m. July 10, 2013: In his first court appearance since the April 15 bombings, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty to 30 federal counts related to attacks.

Court rejects request to move Tsarnaev trial

A U.S. appeals court has rejected a fourth request to move the trial for the accused Boston Marathon bomber to another city.

The death penalty trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been delayed by painstaking jury selection, crippling snowstorms and last-di...

Janet Yellen 12 14

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Janet Yellen meets with conservatives

Janet Yellen met Friday with conservative economists and activists who shared concerns about the potential negative impact of keeping interest rates low for too long.

Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi

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Iraq PM: We'll 'preserve this civilization'

During the reopening of the Baghdad Museum on Saturday, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi made one thing clear: The artwork that epitomizes Iraq's culture and history will not be wiped away by anyone or anything, including ISIS.

"They are trying, w...

Volcano's eruption builds up island to nearly 1 square mile

Volcano grows Japanese island

Magma and lava from a Japanese volcano is forming new geography in a remote part of the Pacific Ocean.

An eruption on the tiny volcanic island of Nishinoshima in November 2013 formed a small islet right next to it when molten lava cooled.

That islet ha...

Narendra Modi

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India 'about to take off,' government says

"India is about to take off." That was the bold declaration from India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as he delivered his first full-year budget since his party won a resounding victory at the polls last May.

Avijit Roy was a native of Bangladesh

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American religion critic killed, wife...

In his writings, author Avijit Roy yearned for reason and humanism guided by science. He had no place for religious dogma, including from Islam, the main religion of his native Bangladesh.

Australian lawyer using social media to fight anti-Muslim forces

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Muslim lawyer fights Twitter 'troll army'

The Internet is a dangerous place for Mariam Veiszadeh right now. It's where death threats lurk and vile messages appear faster than they can be deleted.

But it's also a place where support is growing in a Twitter counter-campaign -- #IStandWithMariam...