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Impressionist and Modern Works at Christie’s Stir Little Excitement

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:40
The auction house raised $141.5 million, including fees, from the sale of works by Monet, Modigliani and other artists from the 19th and 20th centuries.

White House faces conservative backlash to transgender bathroom guidance

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:35

WASHINGTON — The White House deflected backlash against a new directive on the use of school bathrooms by transgender students Friday, sayin...

       

4 US citizens sentenced for attempted Gambian coup

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:35
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Four U.S. citizens have been sentenced in federal court for their roles in a failed attempt to overthrow the government in the West African nation of Gambia.

1 dead in North Philadelphia shooting

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:35

1 dead in North Philadelphia shootingPolice are investigating a deadly shooting in North Philadelphia.


Obama admin. tells schools to let transgender students use bathrooms matching their identity

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:34

Obama admin. tells schools to let transgender students use bathrooms matching their identityPublic schools must permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their gender identity, according to an Obama administration directive.


Cambodia PM's six-word title 'mandatory'

BBC World News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:33
Media outlets in Cambodia must begin calling PM Hun Sen "Lord Prime Minister and Supreme Military Commander", officials say.
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Australian couple whose 3 children died on MH17 welcome baby

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:33

SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian couple whose three children were killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine two years ago has welcomed a new baby, saying the birth has given them faith that love trumps hate. Anthony Maslin and Marite Norris, of the western Australian city of Perth, said the arrival […]
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Australian couple whose 3 children died on MH17 welcome baby

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:33

SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian couple whose three children were killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine two years ago has welcomed a new baby, saying the birth has given them faith that love trumps hate. Anthony Maslin and Marite Norris, of the western Australian city of Perth, said the arrival […]
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Australian couple whose 3 children died on MH17 welcome baby

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:33

SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian couple whose three children were killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine two years ago has welcomed a new baby, saying the birth has given them faith that love trumps hate. Anthony Maslin and Marite Norris, of the western Australian city of Perth, said the arrival […]

Bail set at $3 million for Lincoln Heights rape suspect

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:30

Bail set at $3 million for Lincoln Heights rape suspectA convicted felon and known gang member was charged with raping a woman at gunpoint in a restroom at Lincoln Park.


Arizona inmate escapes from Washington state jail - azcentral.com

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:27

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Arizona inmate escapes from Washington state jail
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The search was on Thursday for an Arizona Department of Corrections inmate who escaped custody from a jail in Washington state, the department announced. Michael Diontae Johnson, 30, was being held in Clark County Jail in Vancouver, Wash., to face ...
Arizona DOC inmate Michael Diontae Johnson escapes from jail in Washington StateABC15 Arizona

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1,423 pounds of marijuana found inside coconuts at border

NBA - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:26

PHARR, Texas (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection says officers discovered over 1,400 pounds of marijuana hidden inside fresh coconuts at the United States-Mexico border in Texas. A news release from the agency said officers in Pharr encountered a large semitrailer Monday hauling a commercial shipment of coconuts from Mexico. The vehicle was referred […]
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1,423 pounds of marijuana found inside coconuts at border

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:26

PHARR, Texas (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection says officers discovered over 1,400 pounds of marijuana hidden inside fresh coconuts at the United States-Mexico border in Texas. A news release from the agency said officers in Pharr encountered a large semitrailer Monday hauling a commercial shipment of coconuts from Mexico. The vehicle was referred […]
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1,423 pounds of marijuana found inside coconuts at border

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:26

PHARR, Texas (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection says officers discovered over 1,400 pounds of marijuana hidden inside fresh coconuts at the United States-Mexico border in Texas. A news release from the agency said officers in Pharr encountered a large semitrailer Monday hauling a commercial shipment of coconuts from Mexico. The vehicle was referred […]

1,423 pounds of marijuana found inside coconuts at border

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:24
PHARR, Texas (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection says officers discovered over 1,400 pounds of marijuana hidden inside fresh coconuts at the United States-Mexico border in Texas.

The Latest: Authorities: No signs that young girl was harmed

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:20
ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the abduction of a 9-year-old girl in east Tennessee (all times local):

Indiana man accused of threatening Donald Trump

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:18

An Indiana man has been arrested and charged with felony intimidation for allegedly posting a video threatening presidential candidate Donal...

       

Puerto Rico, hard hit by Zika, reports first microcephaly case

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:12

The announcement was a tragic, but not unexpected one for the island, which has been hit harder by the mosquito-borne virus than anywhere el...

       

Asian stocks slip as investors assess earnings, await data

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:09

Asian stocks slip as investors assess earnings, await dataHONG KONG (AP) — Most Asian stock markets headed lower on Friday as investors evaluated the latest set of corporate earnings and awaited a slew of U.S. and Chinese economic data.


Apple Puts $1 Billion in Didi, a Rival to Uber in China

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:07
The investment gives the tech giant a big stake in the top ride-hailing service in China, where the iPhone maker has otherwise struggled.