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FILE - In this Saturday Oct. 10, 2009, file photo, a U.S. military helicopter, the CH-53E Super Stallion, airlifts humanitarian aid to be dropped in affected regions around Pariaman, north of Padang, Indonesia. On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, a CH-53E Super Stallion similar to the one shown went down shortly after 2:30 p.m., during a training mission near El Centro, Calif., a few miles from the U.S.-Mexico border. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
April 04, 2018 - 7:40 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four Marines were killed when their helicopter crashed while they were practicing desert landings in Southern California, the Miramar air station in San Diego said Wednesday. The Marines took off from a ground-combat center in the city of Twentynine Palms for the routine training...
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This Aug. 12, 2009, photo shows Nasim Aghdam, right, as she joins members of People for the Ethical for Animals, PETA, protesting at the main gate of Marine Corps base Camp Pendleton in Oceanside, Calif., against the Marine's killings of pigs in a military exercise. Law enforcement officials have identified Nasim Aghdam as the person who opened fire with a handgun Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, Calif., wounding several people before fatally shooting herself. (Charlie Neuman/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP)
April 04, 2018 - 7:37 pm
MENIFEE, Calif. (AP) — Just hours before she shot and wounded three people at YouTube headquarters, Nasim Aghdam calmly told police who found her sleeping in her car that she was having family problems and had left her home. During the 20-minute interview with officers early Tuesday, she did not...
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Demonstrators place a banner in support of former Brazil President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, at the Espalanade of the Ministries, in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Brazil's top court could rule whether da Silva can stay out of prison while appealing a corruption conviction, a decision that could radically alter October's presidential election in Latin America's largest nation. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
April 04, 2018 - 7:18 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Justices on Brazil's top court appeared to be moving Wednesday night toward denying a petition from former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to stay out of prison while he appeals a 12-year sentence for corruption, a ruling that could affect the country's stability ahead of...
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This Aug. 12, 2009, photo shows Nasim Aghdam, right, as she joins members of People for the Ethical for Animals, PETA, protesting at the main gate of Marine Corps base Camp Pendleton in Oceanside, Calif., against the Marine's killings of pigs in a military exercise. Law enforcement officials have identified Nasim Aghdam as the person who opened fire with a handgun Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, Calif., wounding several people before fatally shooting herself. (Charlie Neuman/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP)
April 04, 2018 - 7:18 pm
MENIFEE, Calif. (AP) — Just hours before she shot and wounded three people at YouTube headquarters, Nasim Aghdam calmly told police who found her sleeping in her car that she was having family problems and had left her home. During the 20-minute interview with officers early Tuesday, she did not...
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Carri Simunek, a 4th grade teacher at Waukomis, Okla. elementary school, adds her thoughts to a board of notes at an entrance to the state Capitol as school funding protests continue for the third day in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, April 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
April 04, 2018 - 7:17 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — When Oklahoma Republicans finally passed a massive tax hike for hundreds of millions of new dollars for public schools and teacher pay raises, they thought they would get a thank you. Instead, educators and their supporters marched on the Capitol. They brought pent-up with them...
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FILE - In a Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 file photo, Rudy Giuliani and his wife Judith Giuliani, arrives for a church service at St. John's Episcopal Church across from the White House in Washington, on Donald Trump's inauguration day. Judith Giuliani filed divorce papers Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at a court in Manhattan, listing the case as “contested.” The filing comes 15 years after the couple was married in Manhattan. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
April 04, 2018 - 6:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The third wife of former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani has filed for divorce. Judith Giuliani filed divorce papers Wednesday at a court in Manhattan, listing the case as "contested." The filing comes 15 years after the couple was married in Manhattan, with Donald Trump as a...
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Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in Norristown. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
April 04, 2018 - 6:02 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A jury of seven men and five women — 10 of them white, two of them black — was seated Wednesday to decide Bill Cosby's fate in the biggest celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, after a day marked by defense accusations of racial discrimination. Cosby's lawyers alleged a member...
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This undated photo provided by the San Bruno Police Department shows Nasim Aghdam. Law enforcement officials have identified Aghdam as the person who opened fire with a handgun, Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, Calif., wounding several people before fatally shooting herself in what is being investigated as a domestic dispute, according to authorities. (Courtesy of San Bruno Police Department via AP)
April 04, 2018 - 6:02 pm
SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) — Just hours before she shot and wounded three people at YouTube headquarters, Nasim Aghdam calmly told police who found her sleeping in her car that she was having family problems and had left her home. During the 20-minute interview with officers early Tuesday, she did not...
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FILE- In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at his company's annual F8 developer conference in San Jose, Calif. Facebook’s new privacy policy aims to explain the data it gathers on users more clearly, but doesn’t actually change what it collects and shares. The company unveiled the revisions Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Zuckerberg is also set to testify before Congress next week for the first time. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
April 04, 2018 - 4:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook revealed Wednesday that tens of millions more people might have been exposed in the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal than previously thought and said it will restrict the user data that outsiders can access. Those developments came as congressional officials said CEO...
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April 04, 2018 - 4:37 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on actor Cynthia Nixon's campaign for the Democratic nomination for governor of New York (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon says New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his administration "ignored" an upstate village's problems with...
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