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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A tornado tore apart buildings in Missouri's capital city as part of an overnight outbreak of severe weather across the state that left at least three people dead and dozens injured.

The National Weather Service confirmed that...Read more

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a court hearing has not yet been scheduled for comedian Artie Lange following his arrest on a charge of having failed to comply with his court-ordered drug program.

The Essex County sheriff in New Jersey says Lange...Read more

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The mystery of whether Gov. Ralph Northam was in the racist yearbook photo that upended Virginia politics may never be solved, but one thing is clear: The governor has survived what many initially thought was a fatal blow and has managed to return to...Read more

BERLIN (AP) — A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington.

Tensions have soared in the Mideast...Read more

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday.

Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance to become "active" users of the...Read more

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest from media day for Sunday's Indianapolis 500 (all times local):

12:30 p.m.

Danica Patrick prefers being in front of TV cameras over being behind the wheel for this year's Indy 500....Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders wants to crack down on outside groups that do political spending, though one is allied with his presidential campaign. Elizabeth Warren has vowed no untraceable "dark money" will help her White House bid, despite being backed by an...Read more

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rotten Tomatoes is taking another step to verify that users posting a rating of a movie have actually seen it.

The review aggregator says Thursday that users who purchase tickets on Fandango will get a verified badge next to their...Read more

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Lisa Noland said she was 17 when she wrote a suicide note, planning to end her life after years of being raped by her grandmother's boyfriend. A day later, she found herself fighting for her life while being raped by a man now set to be executed in...Read more

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Botswana has lifted its ban on elephant hunting in a country with the world's highest number of the animals, a decision that has brought anger from some wildlife protection groups and warnings of a blow to lucrative tourism.

The...Read more

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