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Armed protesters seize police station in eastern Ukrainian town

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine - Several dozen armed men seized a police station in a small town in eastern Ukraine on Saturday morning and hoisted the Russian flag above the building as tensions in the country's Russian-speaking regions intensify.

Phoenix woman accused of throwing shoe at Hillary Clinton in Vegas is released

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - A Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe some 60 feet toward Hillary Rodham Clinton appeared aware during questioning by U.S. Secret Service agents of the allegation against her, authorities said Friday.

Dreams of low-income students dashed in college tour bus crash that killed 10, injured dozens

ORLAND, Calif. - It was a busload of opportunity: young, low-income, motivated students, destined to become the first in their families to go to college, journeying from the concrete sprawl of Los Angeles to a remote redwood campus 650 miles north.

President Obama attends 'A Raisin in the Sun' on Broadway starring Denzel Washington

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Tickets to watch Denzel Washington on Broadway in "A Raisin in the Sun" are hard to come by, but one man managed it - President Barack Obama.

Co-founder of Jamaican dance company, Eddy Thomas, dies at 82

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Eddy Thomas, co-founder of a prominent Jamaican dance company that sought to promote African heritage in a country emerging from under British rule, has died, the group announced Friday. He was 82.

Houston woman who stabbed boyfriend to death with stiletto heel gets life in prison

HOUSTON - A Houston woman was sentenced to life in prison Friday for fatally stabbing her boyfriend with the 5 1/2-inch stiletto heel of her shoe, striking him at least 25 times in the face and head.

AP Interview: Gay rights dominates UN conference, some fear language will condone gay marriage

Many countries at this week's U.N. population conference are objecting to the idea of enshrining the right of women to make their own sexual decisions, fearing it would tacitly condone same-sex relationships, the U.N. population chief said.

Family agrees that Mickey Rooney's final resting place to be among Hollywood's elite

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Mickey Rooney will be laid to rest alongside Hollywood royalty.

Obama administration blocks Iran's choice as UN envoy from entering the US in rare rebuke

WASHINGTON - The United States has blocked Iran's pick for envoy to the United Nations, a rare diplomatic rebuke that could stir fresh animosity at a time when Washington and Tehran have been seeking a thaw in relations.

Obama administration blocks Iran's choice as UN envoy from entering the US in rare rebuke

WASHINGTON - The United States has blocked Iran's pick for envoy to the United Nations, a rare diplomatic rebuke that could stir fresh animosity at a time when Washington and Tehran have been seeking a thaw in relations.

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