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Girl sought in $4.6M diamond heist

Police are on the hunt for a girl as young as 12 and three adults allegedly involved in a $4.6-million diamond heist that targeted a luxury jewelry store in Hong Kong.

The three adults distracted sales staff by pretending to browse for items in a bran...

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'Historic' storm bears down on the Northeast

Someday you may tell your grandchildren about the Blizzard of 2015.

The National Weather Service, which isn't prone to exaggeration, is using terms like "life-threatening" and "historic" to describe the weather system taking aim at the Northeast.

The f...

Serena Williams Australia wins

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Wawrinka's great escape, Serena rallies

At the 1994 U.S. Open, John McEnroe said he would commentate on his head if Jan Siemerink won a fourth-set tiebreak after falling behind 6-0 to fellow Dutchman Richard Krajicek.

Guess what? It happened.

Siemerink claimed the next eight points and McE...

White House

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'Device' found on White House grounds

The Secret Service is investigating a "device," described as a small drone, found on the grounds of the White House, Press Secretary Josh Earnest said early Monday morning.

He did not give details about the device, but said it does not appear to pose a threat.

The President an...

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Northeast blizzard: What you need to know if you're traveling

The Northeast is bracing for a storm that could throw off travel plans not only on the east coast, but around the nation.

A potentially "historic and destructive" nor'easter is expected to plow north through New Jersey, New York and Massachusetts -- ...

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Greece's new anti-austerity government worries markets

Greek stocks and government bonds fell, and the euro dipped, after the anti-austerity party Syriza swept to victory in national elections, setting the stage for a clash with its international lenders.

The euro hovered around $1.12 against the dollar, ...

Chinese baby

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Mother sells newborn boy for $7,000

A woman in central China has been prosecuted for selling her newborn baby for $7,000, state media reports said, the latest of a string of shocking cases that have shed light on the country's trade in children.

The 30-year-old woman, surnamed Huang, a...

Philippines insurgents

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Dozens killed in clashes in Philippines

Forty-three people were killed in intense fighting between police commandos and Muslim insurgents in the southern Philippines Sunday, placing strains on a peace process designed to end decades of conflict in the restive region.

The majority of the los...

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Couple missing after posting Craigslist ad

Police have identified a suspect in the case of a Georgia couple who went missing after contacting a car seller on Craigslist.

Elrey Runion and his wife, June, placed an ad looking for a 1966 Mustang on the advertisements website.

They drove to McRae ...

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Ambassador defends Netanyahu Congress speech

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu isn't aiming to disrespect President Obama or muddy the waters of American politics when he speaks before Congress, the country's ambassador said Sunday.

"The Prime Minister's visit to Washington is intended f...

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