From rainy Texas to scorching India, this has been a month of strange weather around the world
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Washington removes Cuba from US list of state sponsors of terrorism in further reconciliation
The Obama administration formally removed Cuba from the U.S. terrorism blacklist Friday, a decision hailed in Cuba as the healing of a decades-old wound and an important step toward normalizing relations between the Cold War foes.
US nears deal with Qatar to extend travel ban on ex-Guantanamo inmates exchanged for Bergdahl
The Obama administration is closing in on an agreement with Qatar to extend travel bans for five senior Taliban leaders released last year from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, U.S. officials said Friday.
Navy, Coast Guard investigate mishap that damaged USS Arizona Memorial's dock
The Navy command overseeing the hospital ship involved in a mishap that damaged the USS Arizona Memorial's dock is sending investigators to Hawaii to probe what happened.
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Police: Suicide note from former youngest death-row inmate describes struggles outside prison
Indianapolis police say a woman who was once the nation's youngest death row inmate left a suicide note that described her struggle to survive outside the prison walls that were her home for nearly 30 years.
AmEx president Ed Gilligan dies suddenly after falling ill on flight
American Express said president Ed Gilligan died suddenly Friday after falling ill while flying on a corporate plane to New York.
Parole board: Utah woman convicted of killing 6 newborns to spend at least 49 years in prison
A Utah woman convicted of killing six of her newborns and hiding their bodies in her garage will serve 49 years in prison before her first parole hearing.
Atlanta Falcons linebacker Shembo faces animal cruelty charge after girlfriend's dog dies
Police have charged Atlanta Falcons linebacker Prince Shembo with aggravated animal cruelty after his girlfriend's dog died from blunt force trauma.
Guatemalan judge freezes bank accounts of ex-vice president who quit amid corruption scandal
A Guatemalan judge on Friday froze bank accounts linked to former Vice President Roxana Baldetti, who resigned this month after a corruption scandal reached into her office.
Officials: Gunmen hijack buses in Pakistan, kill 19
Around 20 armed men hijacked two buses in Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province, killed 19 passengers and battled with security forces on Friday, a Pakistani official said.
Gunman in Canada attack last October praises Allah in unedited version of pre-shooting video
Newly released footage of the gunman who killed a soldier at Canada's national war memorial and stormed Parliament before being gunned down shows him asking Allah to praise his actions before last October's attack.
Officials: Gunmen hijack buses in Pakistan, kill 19 passengers and battle security forces
A Pakistani official says armed men hijacked two buses in the southwestern Baluchistan province and killed 19 passengers.
Extradition orders and probes as FIFA scandal ripples across soccer-crazy South America
Within hours of the FIFA scandal breaking, Sergio Jadue, the president of Chile's soccer federation, was declaring his innocence even though he wasn't formally accused of anything.
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Islamic State affiliate in Libya takes civilian airport in Sirte
Libya's Islamic State affiliate seized a civilian air base in the central city of Sirte, a militia spokesman and an ISIS statement said Friday, in the terror group’s latest attempt to exploit Libya's lingering chaos.
Russia says Proton rocket failure was due to engine vibrations
Russian space officials say this month's launch failure of a Proton rocket was due to excessive vibrations in the engine of the rocket's third stage.
Canada enables measures to revoke citizenship from dual-nationality terror suspects
Canada has enabled measures to revoke citizenship from dual nationals convicted of terrorism, treason or spying for foreign governments.
Council of Europe urges Hungary to examine domestic human trafficking, seen on the rise
A report by the Council of Europe is urging Hungary to investigate the scale of human trafficking within the country, which it says is on the rise.