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HAVANA (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday formally removed Cuba from a U.S. terrorism blacklist, a decision hailed in Cuba as the healing of a decades-old wound and an important step toward normalizing relations between the Cold War foes. ...more

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Justice Department says investigators have found no evidence that the hanging death of a man in Mississippi was a homicide.The agency said in a news release Friday that the civil rights investigation into the death of O ...more

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Justice Department: No evidence that hanging death of black man in Mississippi was homicide. ...more

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PARIS (Reuters) - In-form Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro became the latest fancied player to exit the women's singles at the French Open when she lost to Italian Flavia Pennetta 6-3 6-4 on Friday. The world number eight's defeat means four of ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks sank in afternoon trading Friday following a report that the economy shrank in the first three months of the year. The revised data showed that gross domestic product contracted 0.7 percent in the first quarter. That was wor ...more

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SINGAPORE (AP) — U.S. surveillance detected two large artillery vehicles on one of the artificial islands that China is creating in the South China Sea, U.S. officials said Friday, heightening concerns that Beijing could use the land reclamation projec ...more

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HOUSTON (AP) — Floodwaters submerged highways and threatened homes Friday in Texas as another round of heavy rain added to the damage inflicted by storms that have killed at least 22 people and left 13 missing.The line of thunderstorms that stal ...more

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fired Ohio State University marching band director Jonathan Waters can't have broad access to trustees' records that he had argued might help prove his gender discrimination case, a federal judge ruled Friday.District Judge ...more

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CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) — A dispute between neighbors ended with both men dead but the safe emergence of two children and the shooter's wife from an all-day standoff at a suburban San Diego apartment, authorities said.Michael Majerus, 42, fired ...more

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1:10 p.m. (CDT)Authorities say a body found in the Houston Ship Channel was that of an 87-year-old man who had been missing since a boat he was on capsized earlier this week.The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences confirmed Frida ...more