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Iraqi officials: Several car bombs hit Baghdad neighbourhoods, killing at least 13 people

BAGHDAD - Iraqi officials say a series of car bombs has hit several mostly Shiite neighbourhoods in Baghdad, killing at least 13 people.

Bombing in fruit market on outskirts of Pakistani capital kills at least 18

ISLAMABAD - A bomb ripped through a fruit and vegetable market on the outskirts of the Pakistani capital of Islamabad on Wednesday morning, killing at least 18 people and leaving dozens more wounded, officials said.

Australian official says more underwater signals heard, raising hopes of finding missing jet

PERTH, Australia - A ship searching for the missing Malaysian jet has detected two more underwater signals that may be emanating from the aircraft's black boxes, and the Australian official in charge of the search expressed hope Wednesday that the plane's wreckage will soon be found.

Small commercial plane crashes, burns in SW Alaska; no word on those aboard

BETHEL, Alaska - Alaska State Troopers say a small commercial passenger plane has crashed and burned near Bethel, Alaska.

Official: 18 killed in bomb blast in fruit market on outskirts of Pakistani capital

ISLAMABAD - A bomb ripped through a fruit and vegetable market on the outskirts of the Pakistani capital of Islamabad on Wednesday morning, killing at least 18 people and leaving dozens more wounded, officials said.

American rock band Journey's lead vocalist Arnel Pineda plans to launch album of his own songs

MANILA, Philippines - American rock band Journey's lead vocalist Arnel Pineda says he's been putting together an album of his own compositions in his own voice which he plans to launch within the year.

Australian official says search equipment relocates underwater signals in hunt for missing jet

PERTH, Australia - An Australian official says equipment on a ship searching for the missing Malaysian jet has relocated an underwater signal that is consistent with a plane's black boxes.

Official: 10 killed in bomb blast in fruit market on outskirts of Pakistani capital

ISLAMABAD - A police official says a bomb blast in the Pakistani capital has killed 10 people.

Texas jury convicts woman of fatally stabbing boyfriend in head with 5 1/2-inch stiletto heel

HOUSTON - A Houston woman was convicted of murder Tuesday for fatally stabbing her boyfriend with the 5 1/2-inch stiletto heel of her shoe, hitting him at least 25 times in the face.

Military says Marine standing guard at main gate to NC's Camp Lejeune kills colleague

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - A Marine posted at the main gate of a North Carolina base shot and killed a colleague inside a guard shack Tuesday, a military spokesman said.

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