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Pope and Russian patriarch plea for persecuted Christians

Setting aside centuries of theological differences, Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill met in Cuba on Friday and pleaded for the international community to protect persecuted Christians.

"Thousands of victims have already been claimed...

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U.S. to restore commercial flights to Cuba

In just a matter of days, U.S. airlines will begin a fierce bidding war to win routes and airport slots to a destination that's been off-limits to them for more than 50 years: Cuba.

Jim Gilmore

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Jim Gilmore leaves presidential race

Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore is ending his long-shot bid for the Republican presidential nomination, he said Friday.

North Korea military parade

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Pentagon: North Korean special forces 'highly trained'

A new Pentagon report concludes that North Korea "is committed to developing a long-range, nuclear-armed missile that is capable of posing a direct threat to the United States."

Trump and Cruz

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Donald Trump threatens to sue Ted Cruz

Donald Trump on Friday threatened to sue Ted Cruz for "not being a natural born citizen" if the Texas senator "doesn't clean up his act" and stop running negative ads against him.

"If @TedCruz doesn't clean up his act, stop cheating, & doing negative ...

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Dow is now down 1,451 points this year

You might want to sit down before checking on your investment portfolio.

2016 hasn't been kind to people with money in the stock market. The Dow is now down 1,451 points this year, while the S&P 500 is off 9% and remains near two-year lows. The Nasdaq...

Akai Gurley

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Akai Gurley shooting: Officer guilty of manslaughter

Officer Peter Liang, who shot and killed an unarmed man in a New York housing project stairwell in 2014, was found guilty of manslaughter and official misconduct on Thursday.

As the verdict was read, Liang dropped his head -- his hands around the bac...

American sailors captured in Iran

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Sailors underwent 'steady questioning' by Iran

The U.S. sailors captured and briefly held by Iranian forces last month told the U.S. Navy that they underwent "steady questioning" by their captors, according to a U.S. defense official familiar with the latest information.

Debate at podium Clinton Sanders

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Democratic debate on PBS and CNN racks up 8 million viewers

Thursday's Democratic debate totaled 8.03 million viewers between the broadcast on PBS and the simulcast on CNN.

Pages from a calendar

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Plugging in this date will permanently crash your iPhone

Your iPhone really hates the date January 1, 1970. It hates it so much that it will permanently crash if you change your iPhone's time settings to that date.

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