Colin Dwyer

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John Avildsen, Oscar-Winning Director Of 'Rocky' And 'Karate Kid,' Dies At 81

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Avildsen won his Oscar in 1977 for Rocky, which was also named best picture. The director, who delivered a string of inspirational and enduring box-office successes, died Friday of pancreatic cancer.

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In The Refrains Of 'Arabia Felix,' A Reminder: Often The End Is Just A Start

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Of the scholars who set out on a 1761 quest to Yemen, only one came back alive. But don't let their looming doom distract from the drama in Thorkild Hansen's hybrid of history, fiction and travelogue.

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'A Number Of' U.S. Sailors Found Dead After Navy Destroyer's Collision

Friday, June 16, 2017

Seven sailors had been missing before an unspecified number of sailors' bodies were found aboard the USS Fitzgerald, which collided with a container ship off Japan's coast Saturday, the Navy says.

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A Bomber Was Behind The Deadly Kindergarten Blast, Chinese Police Say

Friday, June 16, 2017

Authorities have identified the man who they believe set off the explosion Thursday, killing himself and seven others and injuring dozens more. Police say they found bomb-making materials at his home.

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Helmut Kohl, Architect Of Germany's Reunification, Dies At 87

Friday, June 16, 2017

The longtime German chancellor, who led West Germany and later a unified country, died Friday. Kohl helmed two vast integration projects: Germany's reunification and efforts to forge a European Union.

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Restaurant Siege In Somalia Ends With At Least 31 People Killed

Thursday, June 15, 2017

It took hours for Somali soldiers to reclaim the pizza place from militants, who took hostages and killed many of the patrons. The attack claimed by al-Shabab opened with a bombing on a nearby hotel.

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Otto Warmbier Suffered 'Extensive Loss Of Brain Tissue,' No Sign Of Botulism

Thursday, June 15, 2017

The student has been in a coma since before he was returned to the U.S. on Tuesday. Doctors say they've found no evidence of botulism, appearing to contradict the account by his North Korean captors.

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At Least 7 People Killed, Dozens Hurt In Blast At Kindergarten, Chinese Media Say

Thursday, June 15, 2017

It is not immediately clear what caused the blast, which tore through the kindergarten in eastern China on Thursday. Grim images of the aftermath quickly began to circulate on social media.

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At Least 4 Killed, Including Gunman, In Workplace Shooting In San Francisco

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The shooter opened fire at a UPS facility just as the workday was getting underway, prompting chaos at the company's building. A company spokesman says the gunman was a current UPS employee.

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Ireland's First Openly Gay Prime Minister Formally Takes Office

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

As leader of Ireland's governing party, the 38-year-old son of an Indian immigrant is also the country's youngest-ever taoiseach, or prime minister.

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Landslides And Floods Kill Scores Of People In Bangladesh And India

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Heavy rains have overwhelmed the border region in recent days, setting a deadly amount of mud and water in motion and claiming at least 140 victims, according to disaster management officials.

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At Least 11 People Killed, More Than 900 Inmates Freed In Congo Prison Attack

Sunday, June 11, 2017

A provincial governor in the Democratic Republic of the Congo said the attackers, who remain unidentified, stormed the prison in a northeastern city with heavy weapons on Sunday.

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Puerto Rico Overwhelmingly Votes On U.S. Statehood In Nonbinding Referendum

Sunday, June 11, 2017

The debt-racked territory voted to become the 51st state in 2012, but Congress never picked up the result. Puerto Rico voted again Sunday and partial results show most voters support U.S. statehood.

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Make It 10: Rafael Nadal Sweeps French Open Final, Adding To His Record

Sunday, June 11, 2017

The outcome was rarely in doubt for the 31-year-old Spaniard, who cruised to victory against Stan Wawrinka on Sunday. The French Open win simply adds to Nadal's historic dominance on the clay court.

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'Dead Woman Walking': Amid Election Fallout, Theresa May Stands On Shaky Ground

Sunday, June 11, 2017

The British prime minister hopes to form a government with a small party in Northern Ireland. But members of her own party are questioning her leadership, and Labour leaders aren't ready to give up.

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At Least 3 U.S. Soldiers Killed In 'Insider Attack' In Afghanistan

Saturday, June 10, 2017

An Afghan soldier opened fire on his U.S. counterparts in Afghanistan on Saturday, killing three soldiers and wounding another. The "green-on-blue" violence is not the first to occur this year.

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Adam West, Who Played The Dark Knight At His Brightest, Dies At 88

Saturday, June 10, 2017

The actor donned Batman's costume for TV in the '60s, giving an enduring rendition of the hero. Later in his career, West enjoyed a renaissance as a voice actor. His family says he died Friday night.

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Jelena Ostapenko Pulls A Thrilling Upset To Win The French Open

Saturday, June 10, 2017

The unseeded Latvian shocked Simona Halep on Saturday, winning her first major in dramatic fashion. Ostapenko overcame dozens of unforced errors on the strength of a number of stunning shots.

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U.S. Backs Bid To Reclaim Marawi As 13 Philippine Marines Killed In Fighting

Saturday, June 10, 2017

The U.S. is now giving "technical assistance" to the country's military, according to a Philippine spokesman. The news comes amid heavy fighting to take back the city from ISIS-linked militants.

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What Utah's Canyon Country Can Tell Us About Trump's Monuments Review

Saturday, June 10, 2017

For over two decades, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument has been a lightning rod. Now, it's under review along with 26 other monuments and serves as example of what has people worked up.

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