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14-year-old pretends he's a NY cop, robs a legally blind man

Updates with boy's mother turning him in to police. Edits summary to conform. Adds byline.
May. 20, 2018

NYU Abu Dhabi blocks journalists from filming John Kerry

NYU Abu Dhabi is blocking journalists from filming a graduation address by former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry
May. 20, 2018

Principal apologizes for 'insensitive' prom tickets language

The principal of a New Jersey high school has apologized for what he called "insensitive" language on tickets for the upcoming senior prom
May. 20, 2018

Palestinian publicly sets himself on fire in Gaza

A 20-year-old Palestinian is in critical condition after publicly setting himself of fire in the Gaza Strip
May. 20, 2018

International military company to be based in New Hampshire

A multinational company that develops and builds equipment for military use worldwide is choosing Portsmouth, New Hampshire, as its U.S. headquarters
May. 20, 2018

Hawaii lava evacuees grow weary as uncertainty drags on

Hawaii residents forced to evacuate their homes because of lava oozing from cracks in their neighborhoods are growing weary
May. 20, 2018

'Deadpool 2' ends Avengers' box-office reign, rakes in $125M

Deadpool and his foul-mouthed crew of misfits and malcontents have taken down the Avengers
May. 20, 2018

25 African migrants come ashore in Brazil after sea rescue

Authorities say about two dozen African migrants have come ashore in northeastern Brazil after being rescued at sea by fishermen
May. 20, 2018

Activists occupy 9 vacant Berlin buildings in rent protest

Berlin police say activists protesting rising rents and gentrification in the German capital have occupied nine vacant buildings
May. 20, 2018

Hillary Clinton to receive prestigious Harvard medal

Hillary Clinton is being honored with a medal during Harvard University's graduation week
May. 20, 2018

Iran says EU political support not enough, urges investment

Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's foreign minister has urged the European Union to go beyond political support for its landmark nuclear deal and increase investment in Iran
May. 20, 2018

'Jurassic Park' dinosaur expert's next big thing: holograms

'Jurassic Park' dino expert Jack Horner sees hologram exhibit as the next big thing to display his colorful, bird-like dinosaurs
May. 20, 2018

Investigators finally get look at materials from Cohen raid

Criminal investigators are finally getting to study materials seized in raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer
May. 20, 2018

Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought

Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States, there should be plenty of water for rafters and anglers in one of the nation's most popular mountain rivers
May. 20, 2018

Boy, 3, rescued from manure pit on farm

Officials say emergency crews rescued a 3-year-old boy who fell into a manure pit on a farm near Philadelphia
May. 20, 2018

Northern states taking down vestiges of racism, intolerance

Vestiges of racism and intolerance slowly being moved and removed in Michigan and other northern states as calls continue in the South to take down such monuments
May. 20, 2018

The Latest: US State Department blasts Venezuela elections

The U.S. Department of State spokeswoman has called Venezuelan elections illegitimate
May. 20, 2018

Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says efforts to renegotiate a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico could spill into next year
May. 20, 2018

Florida's expensive race for governor highlights lax laws

Florida's wide-open race for governor won't be decided for another six months, but it's already triggered a wave of expensive TV ad buys from groups taking advantage of gray areas...
May. 20, 2018

Record Everest climber returns, already planning next trip

A veteran Sherpa guide who scaled Mount Everest for a record 22nd time this past week has returned from the mountain and says he's already planning his next trip
May. 20, 2018

Congo to begin vaccinating against Ebola on Monday

Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine Monday in Mbandaka, the northwestern city of 1.2 million where the deadly disease has infected some residents, Congo's health minister announced
May. 20, 2018

Iraq's al-Sadr says next government will be 'inclusive'

Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, whose coalition won the largest number of seats in Iraq's parliamentary elections, says the next government will be "inclusive."
May. 20, 2018

Pope Francis to create 14 new cardinals in June

Pope Francis has announced that he will make 14 new cardinals next month, among them his chief aide for helping homeless people
May. 20, 2018

British royal family thanks those who celebrated wedding

The royal family has thanked people who attended or watched the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
May. 20, 2018

Company in Cuba plane crash had received safety complaints

The Mexican charter company whose plane crashed in Havana, killing 110 people aboard, has been the subject of two serious complaints over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana...
May. 20, 2018

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