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Federal jury finds ex-Hawaii soldier guilty of murder in beating death of 5-year-old daughter

HONOLULU, Hawaii - A federal jury on Thursday convicted a former Hawaii soldier of murder in the beating death of his 5-year-old daughter, a capital offence in a state that doesn't have the death penalty....

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11 middle school kids, driver hurt in Southern California school bus crash

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Eleven middle school students and their driver were injured when a school bus jumped a curb Thursday and rammed into trees in Southern California, authorities said....


Ferry disaster thrusts Obama into consoler role during his visit to South Korea on Asia tour

TOKYO - When President Barack Obama arrives in South Korea on Friday, he will be thrust anew into the role of consoler in chief in a time of crisis, a responsibility he has become all too accustomed to in the United States....


Families of ferry's lost confront SKorea officials; signs that ship was heavily overloaded

JINDO, South Korea - Frustrated relatives of the scores of people still missing from the sinking of the ferry Sewol staged a marathon confrontation with the fisheries minister and the coast guard chief, surrounding the senior officials in...


Ukraine launches operation against insurgents in the east; Russia ramps up military exercises

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine - Russia announced new military exercises Thursday involving ground and air forces near its border with Ukraine, swiftly responding to a Ukrainian operation to drive pro-Russia insurgents out of occupied buildings in the ...


Blunt Kerry says Russia not taken a single step to ease Ukraine crisis, warns of new sanctions

WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry is accusing Russia of failing to live up to commitments it made to ease the crisis in Ukraine....


Afghan government guard opens fire at Kabul hospital, kills 3 Americans, wounds another

KABUL - Three Americans a pediatrician and a father and son were killed by an Afghan government security officer at a hospital Thursday, the latest in a series of attacks on foreign civilians that has rattled aid workers, contractors...






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