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Obama wades into UK's Brexit debate

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US President Barack Obama plunged into Britain's increasingly poisonous EU debate on Friday at the start of a visit, warning strongly against Brexit and pointing out that US soldiers had died for Europe. Obama's intervention ahead of...Show More Summary

Obama will break Armenian genocide promise (again)

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Breaking a campaign promise, President Obama won’t use the term “genocide” on Armenian Remembrance Day. For the eighth and final time, President Obama this year will break his unambiguous 2008 campaign promise to declare that the mass...Show More Summary

Deluge of purple tributes after Prince death at 57

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Tributes poured in from around the world Friday following the sudden death of superstar Prince at age 57, with fans flocking to all-night dance parties to celebrate the life of the "Purple Rain" music legend. In his hometown of Minneapolis,...Show More Summary

Legendary Artist Prince Found Dead at 57

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Prince, a dizzylingly prolific multi-instrumentalist and virtuosic performer, was found dead at his home and recording studio in Minnesota early on Thursday, his publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure, told The Hollywood Reporter. He was 57.

Prince dead: Live developments and reaction on the musician’s passing

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Iconic musician Prince died Thursday morning at his Paisley Park estate in suburban Minneapolis, his publicist confirms. He was 57. A cause of death has not been revealed. Yahoo News is following the latest developments and reaction in the live blog below.

Drenched Houston area gets more rain and flooding

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HOUSTON (AP) — Thunderstorms raced through the Houston area Thursday, aggravating flooding in already drenched parts of the city as mandatory evacuations were ordered for low-lying neighborhoods in a community about 50 miles away.

Trump and the nomination Matrix

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Any reporter who has ever spent time on a presidential campaign has heard the perennial rant about “process stories.” That’s when the candidate tells you that really he is desperate to illuminate in numbing and nuanced detail his plan...Show More Summary

First round of criminal charges emerge from Flint water crisis

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The first criminal charges stemming from the Flint water crisis are made against three government officials.

Death toll in earthquake-ravaged Ecuador tops 500

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By Ana Isabel Martinez and Julia Symmes Cobb PEDERNALES, Ecuador (Reuters) - The death toll from Ecuador's weekend earthquake surpassed 500 and rescue efforts ebbed on Wednesday as the traumatized Andean nation braced itself for long and costly rebuilding ahead. Show More Summary

Sharp tremor rattles Ecuador

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MONTECRISTI, Ecuador (AP) — A fresh tremor rattled Ecuador overnight, a 6.1 magnitude jolt that was the strongest aftershock since a lethal earthquake killed hundreds of people on Saturday. There was no immediate report of further damage.

Trump trounces in New York primary, pushes toward 1,237

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Donald Trump easily won New York’s Republican presidential primary Tuesday, a significant home-state victory that is likely to give new momentum to the GOP frontrunner’s campaign after weeks of turmoil. “It’s just incredible,” TrumpShow More Summary

Sanders has little path to victory left after a loss in New York

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Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets supporters after voting in the New York presidential primary election at the Grafflin School in Chappaqua on April 19, 2016. MANHATTAN — Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) fell short in New York’s Democratic presidential primary on Tuesday as he was defeated by his rival, Hillary Clinton. Show More Summary

Republican Trump cruises to New York win, moves closer to nomination

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GOP front-runner Donald Trump moves closer to capturing enough delegates to avoid a contested convention in July.

Death toll rises to 507 from Ecuador earthquake

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Officials say 499 of the dead have been identified so far and returned to loved ones.

AP: S. Korea covered up mass abuse, killing of 'vagrants'

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Three decades ago, a policeman tortured Choi Seung-woo over a piece of bread he found in the boy's schoolbag.

Sanders calls New York’s closed primary ‘wrong’

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STATE COLLEGE, Penn.—Bernie Sanders told thousands of his supporters Tuesday evening that the believed New York’s closed primary system is “wrong.” He also predicted he will perform better than expected in the state. Sanders tried to play down Clinton’s likely victory in New York Tuesday to the packed crowd on Penn State’s campus. Show More Summary

Trump has a 9/11 problem — and it’s not ‘7/11’

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Trumps’s assertion that he helped clear rubble in the search for 9/11 survivors — an anecdote meant to show his “New York values” — is fraught with questions.

No prison time for NYPD officer in stairwell shooting case

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A former police officer who shot an unarmed man to death in a darkened stairwell was spared prison time Tuesday, and a judge reduced his manslaughter conviction to a lesser charge in a case that became...

At encryption hearing, lawmakers search in vain for workable solutions

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The nearly four-hour hearing comes less than a month after the FBI abandoned a controversial case against Apple involving the iPhone of a San Bernardino shooter.

Homes damaged, at least 5 dead in massive Houston flooding

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HOUSTON (AP) — More than a foot of rain had fallen by Monday evening in parts of Houston, submerging scores of subdivisions and several major interstate highways, forcing the closure of schools and knocking out power to thousands of residents who were urged to shelter in place.

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