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12:50 p.m. (EDT)Rand Paul says the election of a female president would not be a huge achievement, in his estimation, because women are already "kicking butt."People don't want to be judged on the basis of their sex, he told The Associate ...more

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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Militiamen loyal to Yemen's exiled president besieged an air base Saturday once crucial to the U.S. drone program targeting al-Qaida militants in the country, trying to dislodge the Shiite rebels holding the complex, a spokesman sai ...more

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HOUSTON (AP) — Forecasters said numerous thunderstorms could develop on Saturday in an area stretching from south of San Antonio to central Kansas, a day after storms brought torrential rain, possible tornadoes, flooding, hail and lightning to parts of ...more

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By Alex Dobuzinskis (Reuters) - Torrential rain triggered flooding on the streets of Houston and sent spectators fleeing from a circus south of the Texas city, officials said on Saturday, as the storm system headed east toward Louisiana and n ...more

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SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — One of the worst serial killers in California's Orange County's history has been denied parole and will remain in custody for at least seven more years.Fifty-six-year-old Brett Matthew Paul Thomas was denied parole Frida ...more

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RUSKIN, Fla. (AP) — A mail carrier is driving back to Florida to await his next hearing for flying his gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol lawn.Doug Hughes was charged with operating an unregistered aircraft and violating national airspace after la ...more

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors have dismissed charges against a Missouri police officer who was indicted in the nonfatal shooting of a suspect during an arrest last summer.The Jackson County prosecutor's office announced the decision to dro ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — The New England Aquarium wants its endangered African penguins to get a little steamy.Aquarium experts are playing matchmaker behind the scenes to encourage eight pairs of African penguins to breed more chicks. Biologists say that ...more

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Portraits of the 11 who died on the Deepwater Horizon:Jason Anderson, 35, Midfield, Texas.Jason Anderson wasn't even supposed to be on the Deepwater Horizon that day. Anderson had been with the rig since it launched from a South Korean sh ...more

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — At least eight planes were diverted from Denver to Colorado Springs on Friday because of weather, and some passengers were left sitting on the tarmac for hours.One of those flights, from Kansas City, Missouri, kept ...more