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Dispute over Mideast nuclear arms ban set to torpedo U.N. meeting

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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A month-long review conference on the 1970 nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty appeared headed for failure on Friday after its members were unable to overcome disagreements on an atomic weapons ban for the Middle East and other issues.

California Oil Cleanup Expands as Action Taken Against Pipeline Owner

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As cleanup crews continue to deal with the oil leak off the California coastline, the U.S. government took action against Plains All American, the owner of the pipeline.

Who is Washington murder suspect Darron Wint?

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Who is Washington murder suspect Darron Wint?
He's a once-aspiring Marine with a history of run-ins with the law. A one-time community college student convicted three times in New York, including for second-degree assault. A former American Iron Works worker now charged with murder in the death of the man who led that company -- Savvas Savopoulos -- and his family.

Senate closer to approving fast-track trade bill

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Friday was poised to approve the "fast-track" authority that President Barack Obama says he needs to complete a 12-nation Pacific Rim trade deal central to projecting American influence in Asia.

The Olsen Twins Aren’t Returning for the Full House Revival

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The Olsen Twins Aren’t Returning for the Full House Revival
The actresses will not reprise the role they shared as Michelle Tanner on the upcoming Netflix series Fuller House
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ISIS control of Palmyra threatens city's artifacts

ISIS has sealed off the ancient city of Palmyra in Syria. The city contains precious artifacts, thousands of years old, that are worth millions of ... more

Activists damage habitat in Seattle bay during Shell oil protests

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By Eric M. Johnson SEATTLE (Reuters) - Environmental activists who fanned out in small boats across a Seattle bay over the weekend in a protest ... more

Safety measures ordered for failed oil pipeline in California

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Safety measures ordered for failed oil pipeline in California
By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Owners of an oil pipeline that burst in California this week must take numerous corrective measures, including an ... more

Dozens reported killed in shootout in Mexico cartel stronghold

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Gunbattle between police and criminal suspects happened in area dominated by Jalisco New Generation drug cartel

At Least 40 Dead in Shootout Near Cartel Area in Mexico

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Federal officials in Mexico say most of the dead were suspected criminals.

For Disneyland's 60th, there's Mickey, Minnie and cutting-edge technology

For Disneyland's 60th, there's Mickey, Minnie and cutting-edge technology
On a rainy spring night, Disneyland technology guru Chuck Davis paced along Main Street, overseeing a rehearsal of a new fireworks and light show for ... more

Gov. Rauner’s New State Prisons Chief Abruptly Resigns

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Gov. Rauner’s New State Prisons Chief Abruptly Resigns
The governor's office gave no reason for the premature departure of Donald Stolworthy, named to the $150,228-a-year job on March 9.

Senate Vote Is a Victory for Obama on Trade, but a Tougher Test Awaits

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Senate Vote Is a Victory for Obama on Trade, but a Tougher Test Awaits
A deal would link 12 nations on either side of the Pacific into a trading bloc that would encompass 40 percent of the global economy ... more

Gunfight in western Mexico kills at least 44: officials

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - At least 44 people were killed on Friday in a gunfight in western Mexico between government forces and suspected drug gang ... more

Clinton emails show concern about image after Benghazi

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top aides to former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton fretted over how she would be portrayed after the 2012 Benghazi attacks ... more

California approves voluntary water cuts by farmers

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By agreeing to cut water use by 25 percent, farmers avoid deeper, mandatory reductions during June to September growing season

See the gorgeous ringed planet Saturn and its moons

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Saturn will be directly opposite the sun in the sky Friday, rising as it sets in the evening and shining brightly all night

Best animal stories of the week

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A tweeting shark, microscopic beauties and the 10 coolest species you've never heard of (because we didn't know they existed)

Antarctic region shows sudden, surprising ice loss

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Once thought to be stable, the Southern Antarctic Peninsula has melted enough to fill 350,000 Empire State Buildings

Ryan Hunter-Reay will defend his Indy 500 title from middle of the pack

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Ryan Hunter-Reay will defend his Indy 500 title from middle of the pack
When it comes to fast lap times, Ryan Hunter-Reay hasn't been particularly impressive leading up to the Indianapolis 500.

Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf is happy to share (the puck) with others

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Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf is happy to share (the puck) with others
Everywhere he has played and from just about every coach he has played for, Ryan Getzlaf has been told he should shoot the puck more ... more

Letters: Sudden ending for the Clippers

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Letters: Sudden ending for the Clippers
The Clippers win 56 games and beat the Spurs in the playoffs. The Lakers had a horrible season, finishing with the fourth-worst record in the ... more

Ex-Clipper Shaun Livingston has rebuilt knee and career with Warriors

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Ex-Clipper Shaun Livingston has rebuilt knee and career with Warriors
The Golden State Warriors were in trouble the other night in Game 1 of their playoffs with the Houston Rockets.

Struggling Angels first baseman C.J. Cron might be better off in triple A

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Struggling Angels first baseman C.J. Cron might be better off in triple A
C.J. Cron has been mothballed for the last week and a half, starting only two of the Angels’ last 10 games, raising the question of ... more

Ryan Hunter-Reay will defend his Indy 500 title from middle of the pack

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Ryan Hunter-Reay will defend his Indy 500 title from middle of the pack
When it comes to fast lap times, Ryan Hunter-Reay hasn't been particularly impressive leading up to the Indianapolis 500.

Casey Kasem's wife won't face elder abuse charges, district attorney says

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Casey Kasem's wife won't face elder abuse charges, district attorney says
There is insufficient evidence to charge Casey Kasem’s wife with elder abuse or neglect in connection with the death of the famous disc jockey, the ... more

Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf is happy to share (the puck) with others

published about 2 hours ago
Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf is happy to share (the puck) with others
Everywhere he has played and from just about every coach he has played for, Ryan Getzlaf has been told he should shoot the puck more ... more

Letters: Sudden ending for the Clippers

published about 2 hours ago
Letters: Sudden ending for the Clippers
The Clippers win 56 games and beat the Spurs in the playoffs. The Lakers had a horrible season, finishing with the fourth-worst record in the ... more

Ex-Clipper Shaun Livingston has rebuilt knee and career with Warriors

published about 2 hours ago
Ex-Clipper Shaun Livingston has rebuilt knee and career with Warriors
The Golden State Warriors were in trouble the other night in Game 1 of their playoffs with the Houston Rockets.
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Reviews are in for George Clooney's "Tomorrowland"

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The joys of this science-fiction action-adventure released May 22 are dampened with banal and direct posturing, critics say

New photos from "Wet Hot American Summer" revival

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Amy Poehler, Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks and Paul Rudd are all present in these snapshots from the upcoming Netflix prequel

Gov. Rauner’s New State Prisons Chief Abruptly Resigns

published about 1 hour ago
Gov. Rauner’s New State Prisons Chief Abruptly Resigns
The governor's office gave no reason for the premature departure of Donald Stolworthy, named to the $150,228-a-year job on March 9.

Gunfight in western Mexico kills at least 44: officials

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - At least 44 people were killed on Friday in a gunfight in western Mexico between government forces and suspected drug gang ... more

Clinton emails show concern about image after Benghazi

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top aides to former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton fretted over how she would be portrayed after the 2012 Benghazi attacks ... more

Dozens dead in more suspected gang violence against Mexico police

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Dozens dead in more suspected gang violence against Mexico police
Doug G. WareTANHUATO, Mexico, May 22 (UPI) -- Dozens were killed in Mexico Friday, in what officials say was a cartel-related shootout between a gang ... more

Ninja Punter: Seahawks' Ryan to compete on TV show

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Ninja Punter: Seahawks' Ryan to compete on TV show
Alex ButlerSEATTLE, May 22 (UPI) -- It may not rival "Beast Mode," but Jon Ryan is hoping to put his "Ginga Ninja" nickname to the ... more

Los Angeles Lakers open to trading No. 2 pick

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Los Angeles Lakers open to trading No. 2 pick
Alex ButlerLOS ANGELES, May 22 (UPI) -- Before Kobe Bryant announced that next season would be his last with the Lakers, the team's GM announced ... more

Fish oil may boost brain function in older adults

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Omega-3 fatty acids may help people at risk for Alzheimer's disease, researchers find

Mother found pushing dead toddler on swing in Maryland park

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(Reuters) - A Maryland mother was found early on Friday pushing her dead 3-year-old boy on a park swing, authorities said. Deputies responded to a ... more