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  1. Wing part could help solve what happened to MH370Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:09:19 GMT
    SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion (AP) -- A barnacle-encrusted wing part that washed up on a remote Indian Ocean island could help solve one of aviation's greatest mysteries, as investigators work to connect it to the Malaysia Airlines flight that vanished more than a year ago.... More...
  2. Afghan Taliban confirm Mullah Omar's death, choose successorThu, 30 Jul 2015 20:19:43 GMT
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Taliban confirmed the death of longtime leader Mullah Mohammad Omar and appointed his successor Thursday, as a new round of peace talks was indefinitely postponed amid concerns over how committed the new leadership is to ending the militant group's 14-year insurgency.... More...
  3. Q&A: A look at the new leader of Afghanistan's TalibanThu, 30 Jul 2015 22:37:45 GMT
    Mullah Mohammad Akhtar Mansoor, who has been tapped to succeed Mullah Mohammad Omar as the Taliban's leader, is said to have close ties with authorities in Pakistan.... More...
  4. AP Investigation: Olympic teams to swim, boat in Rio's filthThu, 30 Jul 2015 21:19:54 GMT
    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Athletes in next year's Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games, an Associated Press investigation has found.... More...
  5. Defense, DA argue reasons to spare Colorado gunman's lifeThu, 30 Jul 2015 22:36:25 GMT
    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Defense lawyers for James Holmes made one more appeal for mercy Thursday, urging jurors to consider mental illness in his sentencing even though they rejected his insanity claim when they convicted him of murdering 12 people and trying to kill 70 others at a Colorado movie theater.... More...
  6. Campus officer pleads not guilty in traffic stop shootingThu, 30 Jul 2015 22:46:48 GMT
    CINCINNATI (AP) -- A University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a motorist during a traffic stop pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder charges and was ordered jailed on $1 million bond.... More...
  7. Congress heading on vacation, putting off messy decisionsThu, 30 Jul 2015 21:44:07 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress is heading out for a five-week summer recess in anything but a cheerful vacation mood, leaving behind a pile of unfinished business that all but guarantees a painful fall.... More...
  8. Man stabs several people at Jerusalem gay pride paradeThu, 30 Jul 2015 20:23:33 GMT
    JERUSALEM (AP) -- Revelers dancing and singing through the streets of Jerusalem during the holy city's annual gay pride parade were left shrieking in pain and panic Thursday night, as an anti-gay extremist lunged into a group leading the march and stabbed six people, Israeli police and witnesses said.... More...
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