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Turkish official: Kurdish rebel car bombing kills 3A Turkish official says a car bombing by Kurdish rebels against a gendarmerie station near the Syrian border has killed three people
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In this Oct. 29, 2013 photo, provided by European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), the CLOUD experiment simulation chamber at the European Center for Nuclear Research, or CERN, outside of Geneva, Switzerland. That’s where scientists  have found a new natural process for cloud formation, which may that future global warming may not be quite as hot as some of the worst predictions.  (Maximilien Brice/European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) via AP)
New cloud formation discovery may lessen warming forecastA new discovery about how clouds form may scale back some of the more dire predictions about temperature increases caused by man-made global warming
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France’s Mathias Bourgue returns in his second round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Britain's Andy Murray at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Wednesday, May 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
The Latest: Bourgue inspired by Muhammad Ali at French OpenA video of Muhammad Ali fired up French wild-card entry Mathias Bourgue before he took on Andy Murray at the French Open
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Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., joined by, from left, Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., leave a closed-door GOP policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 24, 2016. The Senate is taking up the massive 2017 defense budget this week and McCain wants to increase military spending despite federal budget caps. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
GOP senators attack top Democrat for defense bill delayRepublicans attacked the Senate's top Democrat for postponing debate on defense policy legislation so lawmakers would have more time to read the bill
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US probes e-commerce giant Alibaba's accounting practicesChinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says it is under investigation by U.S. regulators in connection with its accounting practices
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 8, 2012, file photo, Clarium Capital President Peter Thiel speaks during his keynote speech at the StartOut LGBT Entrepreneurship Awards in San Francisco. Billionaire tech investor Thiel has been secretly funding Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker Media for publishing a sex tape, according to reports in Forbes and The New York Times. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
Judge denies motion for new Gawker-Hulk Hogan trialA Florida judge has denied Gawker's motion for a new trial in the Hulk Hogan sex-video case and won't reduce $140 million jury verdict
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Puerto Rico's Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi, D-Puerto Rico, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 25, 2016, during a House Natural Resources Committee markup hearing on H.R. 5278, Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Puerto Rico clears first hurdle with committee voteA bipartisan deal to help Puerto Rico manage its crippling finances cleared its first hurdle Wednesday with approval from a Republican House committee
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 8, 2012, file photo, Clarium Capital President Peter Thiel speaks during his keynote speech at the StartOut LGBT Entrepreneurship Awards in San Francisco. Billionaire tech investor Thiel has been secretly funding Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker Media for publishing a sex tape, according to reports in Forbes and The New York Times. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
Reports: Billionaire Peter Thiel funding Hulk Hogan suitReports say billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel has been secretly funding Hulk Hogan's sex tape lawsuit against Gawker
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 file photo, Russian soldiers, Capt. Yevgeny Yerofeyev, left, and Sgt. Alexander Alexandrov, captured while fighting in war-torn eastern Ukraine, sit in a cage during a trial hearing at the Holosiivskyi District Court in Kiev, Ukraine. A lawyer for one of the two Russian servicemen jailed in Ukraine says the groundwork is being laid for a possible exchange with Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, who is imprisoned in Russia. Lawyer Valentin Rybin told the state news agency Tass on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, that both Russians have submitted a petition for a pardon to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.(AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov, File)
The Latest: US diplomat overjoyed at Ukraine pilot's releaseU.S. Ambassador Samantha Power says that Washington is "overjoyed" at Nadezhda Savchenko's return to Ukraine
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  • Region scrambles to come up with backup plan for Metro shutdowns

    Local transit agencies are trying to figure out how and if they can help commuters find another way around in the wake of Metro's announcement of plans for huge shutdowns and single tracking needed for safety fixes. On Thursday, Metro announced that it had revised its track work schedule to address the Federal Transit Administration's concerns that the most serious safety risks were not being addressed first. WTOP-FM Washington, Fri, May 20 2016 @ 03:35 PM
  • Virginia Woman Sacrificed Chickens

    A Northern Virginia woman has been accused of sacrificing as many as 12 to 15 chickens each week in her townhome in suburban Sterling, Virginia. Mercy Carrion was arrested May 5 after a confidential informant working with Animal Control officers witnessed her slaughtering the chickens, according to the Loudoun Times-Mirror, which first reported the charges. NBC Philadelphia, Fri, May 20 2016 @ 05:56 AM
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