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Stunners and bummers from the Met Gala

AP Photo/Evan Agostini NEW YORK (AP) — There were stunners, snoozers and bummers at the Met Gala, the former led by Sarah Jessica Parker, Karolina Kurkova and Sarah Silverman in stunning princess ball gowns and the latter led by, well, many. Erykah Badhu took...
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Civilian diver dies in South Korea ferry searches

A girl prays in front of paper ships bearing messages for the victims of the sunken ferry Sewol at a group memorial altar in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 5, 2014. More than 300 people are dead or missing in the water off the southern coast in the disaster that caused...

Airliner engine failure closes Australian airport

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — An official says an explosive engine failure on a Vietnamese airliner has showered fiery debris across a runway at Australia’s second busiest airport, preventing planes landing and taking off for 40 minutes. Melbourne Airport spokeswoman...

Supreme Court Denies Libertarians’ Ballot Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court denied the Libertarian Party of Ohio its chance to get a gubernatorial candidate on the primary ballot on the eve of Tuesday’s election. Ohio’s elections chief disqualified that candidate, Charlie Earl, in March after his...

Cleveland Kidnapping Victims Wanted To Avoid Trial

CLEVELAND (AP) — Newly released documents show that three women held in a Cleveland house before escaping a year ago Tuesday all hoped to avoid a trial for their captor. The documents released by the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County Prosecutor’s office Monday say the...

5 Charged In Cockfighting Case In Eastern Kentucky

McDOWELL, Ky. (AP) — Three eastern Kentuckians and two Virginia residents have been charged in federal court with conducting cockfights that drew people from eight states to a pit in eastern Kentucky. U.S. Attorney Timothy J. Heaphy of the Western District of Virginia said in a...

Court Denies Request In Ohio Libertarians’ Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has denied the Libertarian Party of Ohio its chance to get a gubernatorial candidate on the ballot for Tuesday’s primary. Ohio’s elections chief disqualified that candidate, Charlie Earl, after his nominating petitions were...
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Clip suspected in circus accident; 8 hospitalized

In this photo provided by Rosa Viveiros, first responders work at the center ring after a platform collapsed during an aerial hair-hanging stunt at the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in Providence, R.I. At least nine performers were seriously...
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Wizards take 1-0 lead with 102-96 win at Indiana

AP Photo/Michael Conroy INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bradley Beal scored 14 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter and Trevor Ariza added 22 on Monday night, leading Washington past top-seeded Indiana 102-96 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Wizards won a...

Indians Put DH Giambi On DL, CF Bourn Still Out

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Giambi is back on the disabled list. He could soon have familiar company. The Indians placed Giambi on the 15-day DL with a strained right calf muscle on Monday, and the team may soon have to make a roster move with center fielder Michael Bourn, who missed...