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Former NBA player Rodman is back in North Korea

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Dennis Rodman, the former NBA bad boy who has palled around with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, flew to Pyongyang on Tuesday on a trip he says he hopes will "open a door" for…

Uber Criticized for Surge Pricing After London Attacks

(CNN) - This weekend's deadly terror attacks in London led to an online stream of backlash for Uber. Users complained on social media that the ride sharing app took too long to deactivate its "surge pricing" feature for people trying…

Chinese maker of Ivanka Trump shoes denies labor violations

SHANGHAI (AP) — A Chinese company that makes shoes for Ivanka Trump and other brands denied allegations Thursday of excessive overtime and low wages made by three activists who have been arrested or disappeared. The Associated Press reported Tuesday that…

2 mature spellers stand out among 15 left at national bee

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — As the Scripps National Spelling Bee inched its way through the four grueling rounds that would determine the primetime finalists, two spellers seemed like young men among boys and girls. Sitting on opposite sides of…

Woman Likely Froze To Death Walking To Canada

Associated Press A woman who may have been trying to reach Canada on foot from the United States probably froze to death in a remote part of northwestern Minnesota, authorities said. The body of 57-year-old Mavis Otuteye, who authorities believe…

Tropical Depression Forms Near Southern Mexico

Hurricane season officially starts on June 1st for the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, but Mother Nature is a step ahead as a Tropical Depression formed near southern Mexico. The depression has formed off Mexico's southern Pacific coast, prompting authorities to…

BREAKING: Huge Explosion in Kabul, Kills 64 People

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A massive explosion rocked a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul on Wednesday morning, killing 64 people and wounding as many as 320, sending a huge plume of smoke over the Afghan capital. The target…

Retrieval of Mt. Everest Bodies Stirs Debate

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The Indian man wept as a helicopter landed in Nepal's capital carrying the body of his brother, one of hundreds of climbers who have died while attempting to climb Mount Everest. The body had been left…

Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, a onetime U.S. ally who was ousted as Panama's dictator by an American invasion in 1989, died late Monday at age 83.Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela wrote in his Twitter account…