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  • Natalie Portman says to skip Israeli ceremony due to Netanyahu speech

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman said she chose not to attend a ceremony in Israel to accept a million-dollar prize because she did not want to be seen as supporting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who was scheduled to speak at the event.

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  • Ex-U.S. presidents among mourners expected at Barbara Bush funeral

    (Reuters) - Several former U.S. presidents and hundreds of mourners are expected to gather at a Houston church on Saturday for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush, who died on Tuesday at the age of 92.

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  • Ex-U.S. presidents among mourners expected at Barbara Bush funeral

    (Reuters) - Several former U.S. presidents and hundreds of mourners are expected to gather at a Houston church on Saturday for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush, who died on Tuesday at the age of 92.

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  • Sports calendar, April 21-22

    SATURDAY Baseball 10a Toronto at N.Y.

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  • Sports calendar, Sept. 20-22

    FRIDAY Baseball 10a Kansas City at Detroit MLBNet ...

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  • 6 countries suspend membership in UNASUR regional bloc

    A South American bloc created a decade ago to counter U.S. influence in the region has temporarily lost half its members after six countries suspended their memberships amid differences over who should lead the group.

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  • 6 countries suspend membership in UNASUR regional bloc

    A South American bloc created a decade ago to counter U.S. influence in the region has temporarily lost half its members after six countries suspended their memberships amid differences over who should lead the group. Bolivian Foreign Minister Fernando Huanacuni said Friday that Argentina,...

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  • Padres' Ross loses no-hit bid with 2 outs in 8th vs D-backs

    Tyson Ross of the San Diego Padres has lost his no-hit try with two outs in the eighth inning at Arizona. Christian Walker of the Diamondbacks doubled on a ball that Padres center fielder Franchy Cordero appeared to misplay. Cordero got a late break and the ball sailed just over his glove...

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  • Police: Stalker broke into Taylor Swift's NYC home, took nap

    Police say a stalker broke into Taylor Swift's New York City townhouse and took a nap. Police say officers investigating a reported break-in Friday found 22-year-old Roger Alvarado asleep in the pop star's home in the Tribeca neighborhood. Alvarado, of Homestead, Florida, was arrested...

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  • Police: Stalker broke into Taylor Swift’s NYC home, took nap

    Police say a stalker broke into Taylor Swift’s New York City townhouse and took a nap.

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  • Artist Frida Kahlo's family says judge blocks improper use of brand

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A Mexican judge has blocked a company associated with U.S. toymaker Mattel Inc from commercializing the image of artist Frida Kahlo, her family says, as it seeks to halt sales of a Barbie doll styled after the influential artist.

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  • Man who shot 2 deputies in Florida was mystery to neighbors

    A man who investigators say killed two sheriff's deputies in rural north Florida was a mystery figure in the small agricultural community rocked by the shooting. John Hubert Highnote, 58, had bought a house on a quiet, tree-lined dirt road outside of the tiny town of Bell in 2010, but...

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  • Apple offers battery replacement for some MacBooks after flaws reported

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Friday said component failure in a limited number of MacBook Pros has caused built-in battery to expand, adding, it will offer worldwide free replacement for such batteries.

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  • Missouri governor charged with felony computer data tampering

    (Reuters) - Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, already facing an invasion-of-privacy trial next month in connection with an extramarital affair, was charged separately on Friday with felony computer tampering tied to his political fund-raising.

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  • North Korea says it has suspended nuclear, missile testing

    North Korea said Saturday it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site ahead of a new round of negotiations with South Korea and the United States. There was no clear indication in the North’s announcement if it would be willing to deal away its arsenal.

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  • Speed Skating Canada fires coach Crowe after investigation

    Speed Skating Canada has fired national long-track coach Michael Crowe, four months after former American speedskaters claimed he had sexual relationships with athletes while a U.S. coach.

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  • Moriya Jutanugarn leads HUGEL-JTBC LA Open

    Moriya Jutanugarn took the lead into the weekend at the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open in her latest bid to join younger sister Ariya as an LPGA Tour winner. Moriya Jutanugarn shot a bogey-free 5-under 66 on Friday at Wilshire Country Club to get to 8-under 134 in the LPGA Tour's first event in Los...

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  • Internal review cleared Trump's CIA pick in videotape destruction

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An internal CIA review in 2011 cleared U.S. President Donald Trump's choice to head the agency, Gina Haspel, of wrongdoing in the destruction of videotapes depicting the harsh interrogation of an al Qaeda suspect, according to a memorandum that the CIA declassified and released on Friday.

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