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Nebraska prison director says 2 inmates killed by prisoners

 

TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) — Other inmates likely killed two prisoners who died when inmates took over part of a maximum security prison in southeast Nebraska, the top state corrections official said.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 May 2015

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Tornadoes kill at least 5 in Texas and Arkansas

 

VAN, Texas (AP) — Emergency responders searched through splintered wreckage Monday in parts of Texas and Arkansas after a line of tornadoes battered several small communities, killing at least five people, including a young couple who died trying to shield their daughter from the storm.

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Death toll from defective GM ignition switches rises to 100

DETROIT (AP) — The families of at least 100 people who died in crashes caused by faulty General Motors ignition switches will be offered compensation by the company.

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Migrants will not be sent back against will: EU top diplomat

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Refugees and migrants intercepted at sea will not "be sent back against their will," the European Union's top diplomat assured the U.N. Security Council on Monday, citing a proposed EU maritime operation against the growing wave of migrant smuggling from north Africa.

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Blogger, 16, exposes limits on free speech in Singapore

SINGAPORE (AP) — A government crackdown on a teen video blogger and independent news and opinion website has focused attention on free speech limits, and perhaps the next election, in this cosmopolitan but famously strict city-state.

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Why homebuyers face a tough spring

 

Eager to buy your first home this spring? Already own, but want to trade up? Be warned: there'll be plenty of competition

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New blood tests, liquid biopsies, may transform cancer care

A new type of blood test is starting to transform cancer treatment, sparing some patients the surgical and needle biopsies long needed to guide their care.

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Dozens injured, 2 dead after tornadoes hit Texas, Arkansas

VAN, Texas (AP) — Emergency responders searched the wreckage of communities in northeast Texas and southwest Arkansas early Monday, after a rash of tornadoes slammed the area, killing at least two people and leaving dozens injured.

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