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Skeletons from Napolean's army found in suburban garden
Skeletons from Napolean'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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Mortar shells hit near Syrian parliament, kill 5

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) Syria's state-run media say a pair of mortar shells hit near the parliament building in central Damascus…

Assault trial for singer Chris Brown to begin

WASHINGTON (AP) Singer Chris Brown's trial on an assault charge in Washington is expected to begin Monday. It will come…

Vatican knew for decades about Legion problem

The late Pope John Paul II and his top advisers failed to grasp the severity of the sexual abuse problem until late in his…

Group concerned for activist missing in Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) An international human rights group urged Thai authorities on Monday to investigate the disappearance of a…

Philippine mayor fatally shot by suspected rebels

MANILA, Philippines (AP) Philippine officials say at least 15 suspected communist rebels disguised as police fatally shot…

SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) South Korean President Park Geun-hye says the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry…

Higher costs pressured US businesses in 1Q

NEW YORK (AP) Rising costs for materials and labor appear to be pressuring U.S. businesses, according to a quarterly survey…

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) SKorean president calls actions of sunken ferry's captain, some crew 'unforgivable, murderous'

16-year-old survives in wheel well of US flight

HONOLULU (AP) A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip…

Car hits packed US church, injuring about 20

FORT MYERS, Florida (AP) A car slammed into a packed Florida church just as its annual Easter concert was about to begin…

Poll: Big Bang a big question for most Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) Few Americans question that smoking causes cancer. But they have more skepticism than confidence in global…

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…

FBI: 16-year-old stowaway survives unharmed in wheel well of California-Hawaii flight

HONOLULU (AP) FBI: 16-year-old stowaway survives unharmed in wheel well of California-Hawaii flight.

Asian stocks mixed after holiday weekend

BEIJING (AP) Asian stocks were mixed Monday in light trading after Japan reported a jump in its trade deficit and investors…

Prosecutor: 4 crewmembers detained for allegedly failing to protect SKorean ferry passengers

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) Prosecutor: 4 crewmembers detained for allegedly failing to protect SKorean ferry passengers.

Japan PM sends offering to war shrine

TOKYO (AP) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a religious offering Monday to a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead…

Discovery network cancels Everest jump

NEW YORK (AP) The Discovery Network is canceling a daredevil's planned jump off the summit of Mount Everest in a wing suit…

Anti-junta Myanmar journalist Win Tin dies at 85

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) Win Tin, a prominent journalist who became Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner after challenging…

Suncor Energy says employee dies after work injury

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) Canadian company Suncor Energy says an employee has died after being "severely injured" at…

Monday, April 28

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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…

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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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Syria

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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