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Pakistan says Iran-based group carried out deadly attack

Pakistan says Iran-based group carried out deadly attack

ISLAMABAD — A group of militants crossed the border from neighbouring Iran earlier this week and carried out a deadly attack against Pakistan armed forces in southwestern Baluchistan province, killing 14, the Foreign Ministry said Saturday.
Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat

Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat

ATLANTA — A strong storm system barrelling through the South killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and threatened to bring tornadoes to large parts of the Carolinas and southern Virginia.
Parents who starved and shackled children sentenced to life

Parents who starved and shackled children sentenced to life

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Passion Play in Brazil shantytown a voice against injustice

RIO DE JANEIRO — The back streets of Brazil's biggest shantytown became the stage for an Easter Passion Play that mirrored the realities faced by its residents.
Democrats subpoena Mueller report amid calls for impeachment

Democrats subpoena Mueller report amid calls for impeachment

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep.
Maryland court won't reconsider denial of new 'Serial' trial

Maryland court won't reconsider denial of new 'Serial' trial

BALTIMORE — Maryland's highest court won't reconsider its rejection of a new trial for a man whose murder conviction was chronicled in the hit podcast "Serial" and an HBO documentary series.
Heiress pleads guilty in NXIVM sex slave case

Heiress pleads guilty in NXIVM sex slave case

NEW YORK — An heiress pleaded guilty on Friday in a sensational case accusing a cult-like upstate New York group of creating a secret harem of sex slaves for the group's self-anointed spiritual leader.
Officials: South Carolina school girl died of natural causes

Officials: South Carolina school girl died of natural causes

WALTERBORO, S.C. — South Carolina authorities said Friday that the death of a fifth grade girl at school last month was due to natural causes and not a fight with another student, which they described as lasting only seconds.
Fire-ravaged Notre Dame now stabilized, firefighters leave

Fire-ravaged Notre Dame now stabilized, firefighters leave

PARIS — Architects and construction workers have stabilized the damaged structure of Notre Dame cathedral, four days after a fast-spreading fire ravaged the iconic Paris building, and firefighters were leaving the site Friday night, a fire service of

Biden expected to launch presidential campaign next week

WASHINGTON — Former Vice-President Joe Biden is expected to join the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential field next week.
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