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Building collapse in Kenya, at least 12 killed

Hours after a residential building collapsed in a heap of rubble in Kenya's capital, a man emerged, triumphant, holding up a baby wrapped in a pink blanket as the crowd of rescuers and onlookers cheered.

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Kenya to torch record amounts of ivory

Twelve ivory towers burned in Kenya on Saturday, sending thick plumes of ash and smoke over Nairobi National Park as elephant and rhino tusks smoldered.

A rainy Saturday afternoon brought together heads of state from several African nations and hundr...

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FAA begins early inspection of Allegiant Air operations

Federal safety officials are reviewing operations at Allegiant Air two years ahead of schedule, spurred by incidents including an aborted takeoff and a plane that landed low on fuel.

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Bloomberg to college grads: Keep demagoguery out of the White House

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Saturday urged college students to reject "demagogues" in the presidential race -- chastising both Republicans and Democrats, though he didn't mention any candidates by name.

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Body of 'Russian Rambo' flown home

Alexander Prokhorenko was battling to free the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. But he found himself surrounded by Islamic militants. He feared that he would be captured, tortured, killed and his body mutilated.

He preferred to die with dignity.


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Lawyers target Snapchat for potential car crash suits

Personal injury lawyers across the country have been asking people if they've been in a car accident that may have involved Snapchat.

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On this day: April 30

George Washington's 1789 inauguration

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George Washington is inaugurated as the first U.S. president, the Louisiana Purchase is completed, Adolf Hitler commits suicide, "The Cosby Show" airs its final episode, and Chrysler declares bankruptcy, all on this day.

On this day: April 29

Dachau prisoners liberated 1945

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American troops liberate the Dachau concentration camp, the U.S. begins evacuating American citizens from Saigon, Alfred Hitchcock dies, Roger Clemens sets a strikeout record, and riots consume Los Angeles, all on this day.

On this day: April 28

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Fletcher Christian leads a mutiny on the Bounty, Benito Mussolini dies by firing squad, Muhammad Ali refuses to be drafted, and the iTunes Music Store opens, all on this day.

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