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BERLIN (AP) " Police have detained about 400 leftists who were protesting against the national convention of the populist Alternative for Germany party in Stuttgart. German news agency dpa reported that protesters were shouting "refugees can stay, Nazis must go," as some 2,000 party members arrived at the convention center on Saturday morning. Protesters temporarily blocked a nearby highway and burned tires on another road leading to the convention center. Some 1,000 police...

Updated at 8:54 AM

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) " A six-story residential building in a low income area of the Kenyan capital collapsed Friday night under heavy rain and flooding, killing at least seven people and injuring 121 others, Kenyan officials said. Live TV...

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BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) " Hundreds of rowdy protesters broke through barricades and threw eggs at police outside a hotel where Donald Trump addressed the state's Republican convention. Several Trump supporters said they were roughed up but no...

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " San Francisco's police chief said that he has ordered that all officers finish an anti-harassment class within the next month amid a racist texting scandal that has rocked the department already dogged by fatal shootings of...

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BOULDER, Colo. (AP) " A judge sentenced a Colorado woman who cut a baby from a stranger's womb to 100 years in prison, including the maximum penalties for attempted murder and unlawful termination of a pregnancy. Judge Maria Berkenkotter...

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) " Seven people were killed and at least 121 others were injured in the collapse of a residential building in Nairobi during heavy rains, Kenyan officials said Saturday. The Kenya Red Cross said a search team managed to...

Updated at 6:54 AM

BAGHDAD (AP) " Police and hospital officials say at least 17 are dead and 35 wounded in a Baghdad car bomb targeting civilians in the city's southeast. Local police officials at the scene said the attack targeted Shiite pilgrims walking to...

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He called it from the very beginning, but who's going to believe a 3-year-old? Our sixth grandchild will arrive this summer, and, as the big brother predicted, it's a girl! When anyone would ask Hank, the grandson who isn't a bit shy about...

Posted at 6:17 AM

The month of April brings only one thing to mind for many people in the Midwest, morels. The morel mushroom is an unlikely delectable with its odd brain or sponge-like shape. This creamy vanilla-colored fungi grows amongst leaf litter on the...

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