Indian teen dies after taking gun selfie

A teenage boy in India has died after accidentally shooting himself in the head while taking a selfie.

Fifteen-year-old Ramandeep Singh was posing with his…

Lawsuit says Starbucks' iced drinks have too much ice

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Talk about a cold shoulder. A Starbucks customer from Chicago has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the coffee chain, accusing it of using too much ice in its…

Puerto Ricans leaving island at historic rate

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Puerto Ricans are leaving the island for the mainland United States at a historic rate.

The commonwealth's Institute of Statistics revealed Sunday the results…

What is May Day, anyway?

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To most people in the Northern Hemisphere, May Day conjures images of brightly colored twirling ribbons and promises of warm days ahead.

72-year-old rescued after 13 days in earthquake rubble

For nearly two weeks, a 72-year-old man was trapped between the walls where his room had collapsed after a major earthquake shook the coast of Ecuador.


Who is Kenneth Bae?

Who is Kenneth Bae? And why was he held by North Korea?

Born in South Korea, Bae immigrated at age 16 to the United States with his parents, his mother told…

Malaysia deports Taiwan citizens to China

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Taiwan has filed a formal objection with the Malaysian government over its deportation of 32 Taiwanese nationals to China.

Molotov cocktails, violence at Seattle protests

May Day protests in Seattle turned violent on Sunday, as protesters lit fireworks and threw rocks and Molotov cocktails at police, Seattle Police said.


Tailor hacked to death in Bangladesh

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Police in Bangladesh say they have detained three people in relation to the killing of a Hindu tailor, who was hacked to death in the central Bangladeshi…

Climbers' bodies may have been found 16 years later



Sixteen years after Alex Lowe, a world-class climber, and David Bridges, a cameraman, were struck by an avalanche in a Tibetan mountain, their bodies may have…

First U.S. cruise sets sail for Cuba

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The first U.S. cruise ship bound for Cuba in decades set sail Sunday as salsa music played and protesters picketed nearby.

Standing beside a Cuban flag and an…

Missing American hikers rescued from NZ forest

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Hiker Rachel Lloyd said she was on the verge of dying when search and rescue crews found her and her mother five days after they got lost in the New Zealand…

In 'Game of Thrones' twist, Jon Snow is...

Disclaimer: The following story includes spoilers from Sunday's episode of "Game of Thrones."

Jon Snow is dead, fans have been repeatedly told.

But following…

Train derails in D.C., hazardous material leaks

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Hours after a chemical leak that followed train derailment in the nation's capital, officials say cleanup efforts are ongoing.

A CSX train derailed about 6:40…

Ringling Bros. elephants perform last show

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After years of giant tricks and synchronized dances, the elephants at Ringling Bros. performed their final act Sunday.

The elephants' last show was in…

Louis van Gaal: Hair-pulling 'sex masochism'

Well, no one expected that.

When asked about a possible ban for his player, Marouane Fellaini, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal defended his lashing…

Cruz wins majority of Virginia delegate slots at convention

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Ted Cruz dominated yet another delegate selection process over the weekend, winning 10 of the 13 at-large delegate slots available at the Virginia state GOP…

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