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Obama makes first trip to Kenya as President

President Barack Obama is making his first trip to his father's native Kenya as president this summer, the White House announced Monday.

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Plane diverted after 'bomb' threat

A Turkish Airlines flight carrying 256 passengers was diverted Monday after a note with the word "bomb" written on it was found in a lavatory, the airline said.

Turkish Airlines Flight 15 departed Istanbul en route for Sao Paulo, Brazil, until the no...

Yemen Aden

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Yemen: Foreign boots could hit the ground

At any moment, Saudi troops could march through Yemen, heating up an already intense conflict that could have ramifications across the Middle East.

On Monday, a Saudi-led coalition of nine countries continued airstrikes against Shiite Houthi rebels, w...

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This man bet $100K that there's a startup bubble

One man is betting $100,000 that there is -- in fact -- a tech bubble. But he's hardly an adamant bubble theorist.

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Threat of ground incursion looms over Yemen

Oversized military trucks painted in desert beige hauled tanks in the same camouflage color down a dark highway late Saturday past glowing billboards in the Saudi Arabian town of Jazan.

With the border with Yemen little more than 20 miles away, the t...

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Germanwings plane crash: What we know so far

Details continue to emerge about the final moments of Germanwings Flight 9525 and the life of the co-pilot who authorities say appears to have set it on a fatal trajectory into the French Alps.

But the crucial question of why he would choose to crash ...

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Florida church van crash kills 8

A dark intersection. A church van full of parishioners. And tragedy.

That's about all police in Glades County, Florida, had to work with early Monday, hours after a van with 18 people inside ran a stop sign, crossed a four-lane highway and plunged int...

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Police: Man licked victim's blood off his hands

Police said Friday that they had arrested a second person in connection with a home invasion that left a man beaten to death and his sister injured.

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Germanwings co-pilot suicidal at one time

The investigation into the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 has not revealed evidence of the co-pilot Andreas Lubitz's motive, but he suffered from suicidal tendencies at some point before his aviation career.

The prosecutor's office in Dusseldorf, G...

Tsarnaev brothers before Boston bombing

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U.S. ending Boston case with grisly photos

Federal prosecutors are wrapping up their case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with disturbing, unforgettable images showing the damage homemade bombs made from pressure cookers, fireworks and BBs do to human beings.

Several jurors cried and others appeare...

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World leaders' passport details released

Personal details including the passport numbers of U.S. President Barack Obama and 19 other world leaders at last year's G20 summit were inadvertently released by Australia's immigration department, British newspaper the Guardian reported Monday.

An o...

Jeb Bush interview

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Bush missed red flags in business scandal

There were plenty of red flags surrounding the company Jeb Bush was planning to join: lawsuits, bad headlines, even previously convicted drug dealers in top positions.

But somehow Bush seemed to miss them all in 2007 as he prepared to join InnoVida a...

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Germanwings plane crash: Timeline of events

Germanwings Airbus A320 search effort

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Details continue to emerge about the final moments of Germanwings Flight 9525 and the life of the co-pilot who authorities say appears to have set it on a fatal trajectory into the French Alps.

On this day: March 30

President Ronald Reagan's assassination attempt, 1981

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Henry VIII divorces his first wife, Vincent van Gogh is born, America agrees to buy Alaska from Russia, and President Reagan survives an assassination attempt, all on this day.

On this day: March 29

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Coca-Cola is brewed for the first time, Elvis Presley begins boot camp, the last U.S. soldiers leave Vietnam, Henry Fonda wins his first and only Oscar, and the Tennessee Lady Vols complete an unbeaten season, all on this day.

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