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Skeletons from Napoleon's army found in suburban garden
Skeletons from Napoleon's army found in suburban garden

When they decided to put an extension on their home, UK couple Nicola and Paul Walling were simply hoping for extra space…

Stowaway survives flight in wheel well
Stowaway survives flight in wheel well

A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip unharmed despite…

Pot holiday goes mainstream
Pot holiday goes mainstream

Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first U.S…

Oxford dictionary: Too big to print?
Oxford dictionary: Too big to print?

The Oxford English Dictionary may disappear from bookshelves because future editions could be too big to print. Only an…

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Saudi sentences 5 to death for 2003 Riyadh attack

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) A Saudi court has sentenced five people to death and 37 others to prison on charges related to…

Finnish sky diver crash probe could take weeks

HELSINKI (AP) Finnish authorities say the investigation into the plane crash that killed eight sky divers could take weeks…

Court to look at 'born in Jerusalem' passport case

WASHINGTON (AP) Confronting an issue fraught with Middle East politics, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear for the second…

Bahrain court jails 12 for life in security case

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) A Bahraini defense lawyer says a court in the Gulf island nation has sentenced 12 citizens to life…

Gunmen detain 3 journalists in eastern Ukraine

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) Three foreign journalists were temporarily detained by pro-Russia insurgents in city in eastern…

Egypt detains well-known belly dancer

CAIRO (AP) Egyptian authorities have detained a belly dancer who rose to fame for her videos spoofing Islamists and other…

WORLD SPORTS at 1330 GMT

TOP STORIES: US--BOSTON MARATHON BOSTON A large police presence greeted runners and spectators Monday morning for the…

US justices hear arguments in Argentina debt case

WASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments Monday in Argentina's decade-long battle with holders of its…

UN condemns ethnic killings in South Sudan

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) The United Nations Mission in South Sudan on Monday condemned what it called "the targeted killings…

Parents: 234 girls kidnapped from Nigeria school

CHIBOK, Nigeria (AP) Some 234 girls are missing from the northeast Nigerian school attacked last week by Islamic extremists…

US stocks inch up at start of busy earnings week

NEW YORK (AP) Stocks edged higher Monday at the start of another major week for company earnings. The Standard & Poor's…

Parents say 234 girls kidnapped from Nigerian school by Islamic extremists, up from 85

CHIBOK, Nigeria (AP) Parents say 234 girls kidnapped from Nigerian school by Islamic extremists, up from 85.

Birch Communications buying Cbeyond for $323M

ATLANTA (AP) Birch Communications Inc. is buying technology and communications equipment provider Cbeyond for about $323…

Uganda suspends athletics coach over sex abuse

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) An official with Uganda's athletics body says a coach who faces charges of sexual harassment has been…

US union withdraws appeal of Volkswagen union vote

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) The United Auto Workers announced Monday it is withdrawing an appeal of the outcome of a union…

Palestinians meet in Gaza for reconciliation talks

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) A senior Hamas leader based in Egypt is in Gaza for talks aimed at reaching a reconciliation…

3 die in flooding in southern Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) Authorities say three people have died and 250 were evacuated after heavy rain and flooding hit…

New drone strike in Yemen kills al-Qaida militants

SANAA, Yemen (AP) Yemeni security officials and tribal chiefs say that a suspected U.S. drone strike has killed several…

Gaza militants fire missile, rockets at Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) Militants from the Gaza Strip fired a missile at Israeli troops patrolling the border and several rockets…

Somali lawmaker killed in car bomb explosion

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) A Somali police official says a legislator in the country's parliament has been killed in a car…

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Science

Human tissues can be regrown
Human tissues can be regrown

Human cloning has been used to create stem cells from adults for the first time, in a breakthrough which could lead to tissue…

Heart op should be for all, says patient
Most Earth-like planet yet discovered
$1m window into human body
Planet no longer butt of jokes
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Space

Blood moon: Best view on East Coast
Blood moon: Best view on East Coast

Star gazers on the east coast of the North Island have had the best view of the blood moon tonight, MetService says.

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Security Council sees grim images of Syrian dead
Security Council sees grim images of Syrian dead

The UN Security Council fell silent after ambassadors viewed a series of ghastly photographs of dead Syrian civil war victims…

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