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TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese Cabinet minister on Sunday visited a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead including war criminals, in what has repeatedly caused friction with Japan's neighbors.Lawmaker Keiji Furuya, who chairs the National Public Safety Co ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man suspected of making threatening statements about a shooting and forcing the lockdown of the Los Angeles Times building was being held Saturday for a mental health evaluation, police said.A psychologist requested a 72-hou ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of pulling the beard of a Sikh professor before a group of young men who had called the professor "Osama" and a "terrorist" attacked him, has been arrested and charged with a hate crime, police said Saturday.Christi ...more

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(Reuters) - Former world number one Luke Donald, back in form after revamping his swing, closed strongly to earn a two-stroke lead after the third round at the $5.8 million RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Saturday. Donald, who has a dazzlin ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mexican singer Juan Gabriel plans to resume his tour concerts May 1 after being released from a Las Vegas hospital.A tour publicist said in a statement Friday night that the 64-year-old singer's health has improved considerably ...more

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WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old, authorities said Saturday.The body found Friday off Interstate 190 has been positively identified as Jeremiah O ...more

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By Tim Ghianni NASHVILLE (Reuters) - An explosion at a central Tennessee ammunition plant that killed one man and injured three other people this week resulted from an industrial accident, a federal official said on Saturday. The bl ...more

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SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A California man said he was on Mount Everest when an avalanche struck that killed at least 13 people.Kenwood, Calif., contractor Jon Reiter said his Sherpa guide pushed him behind some ice blocks and out of harm's way ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks, a Western official said Saturday. The exercises would follow Russia's buildup of forces near it ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Shalane Flanagan grew up in nearby Marblehead with a reverence for the Boston Marathon and dreamed, like many locals and foreign runners alike, that she would win the race someday.Her goal has changed now.But only a little.< ...more