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Witness attacked, defendant shot in courtroom

Witness attacked, defendant shot in courtroom

The defendant in a long-running gang case in Salt Lake City was shot by US marshals when he attempted to attack a witness testifying at his trial, a spokeswoman for the US Attorney's Office says.

Obamas roll out Easter fun

Obamas roll out Easter fun

US President Barack Obama didn't take any chances on the basketball court during this year's White House Easter Egg Roll.

Ohio 'finds link' between fracking, quakes

Ohio 'finds link' between fracking, quakes

Ohio geologists have found a probable connection between fracking and a sudden burst of mild earthquakes last month in a region that had never experienced a temblor until recently, according to a state report.

How can an airliner vanish? Simple . . .

How can an airliner vanish? Simple . . .

If you want to participate in the search for Flight 370, try this.

Train jumps track, climbs escalator

Train jumps track, climbs escalator

More than 30 people were injured when a Chicago Transit Authority train jumped the platform and climbed up an escalator at the end of the Blue Line at O'Hare International Airport, officials say.

Stars, royals come out for Frost memorial

Stars, royals come out for Frost memorial

The public memorial service for the late British broadcaster David Frost brought a mob of thousands of the great and good to Westminster Abbey, including a passel of royals and Pippa Middleton.

Miley 'pushing buttons' like Madonna

Miley 'pushing buttons' like Madonna

What's your favorite Miley moment? When she twerked on MTV's Video Music Awards? When she appeared nude in the strategically staged "Wrecking Ball" video? When she smoked a bong on YouTube?

NY explosion death toll rises

NY explosion death toll rises

The death toll has risen to seven as rescue workers continue to search through the rubble left when a massive gas explosion in East Harlem decimated two five-storey apartment buildings.

Three confirmed dead in NY blast

Three confirmed dead in NY blast

Three people have been confirmed dead after an explosion in East Harlem levelled two buildings, and the search continues for nine occupants who are unaccounted for, city officials say.

Big bucks to brave bunkers in danger zones

Big bucks to brave bunkers in danger zones

There is nothing luxurious about a round of golf at Afghanistan's lone course.

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