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`Captain America' actress charged with killing mom in Kansas

OLATHE, Kan. — An actress who had a small role in the movie “Captain America: The First Avenger" is accused of fatally stabbing her mother inside a suburban Kansas City home.
Australian prime minister is jeered in wildfire-ravaged zone

Australian prime minister is jeered in wildfire-ravaged zone

PERTH, Australia — Prime Minister Scott Morrison was confronted by angry residents who cursed and insulted him Thursday as he visited a wildfire-ravaged corner of the country.
Golden Globes will serve plant-based meal at awards ceremony

Golden Globes will serve plant-based meal at awards ceremony

LOS ANGELES — The Golden Globes, known as the “party of the year,” is going with a meatless menu for its 77th annual awards show. Guests will be served a 100% plant-based meal just ahead of showtime Sunday.
Santa Fe Chicano mural slated for destruction for new museum

Santa Fe Chicano mural slated for destruction for new museum

An iconic Chicano mural in Santa Fe painted by Mexican American artists is scheduled for destruction to make way for a new contemporary museum, generating a debate about gentrification and whose culture state and city officials are seeking to preserv
Larsen, who threw only perfect World Series game, dies at 90

Larsen, who threw only perfect World Series game, dies at 90

NEW YORK — Don Larsen, the journeyman pitcher who reached the heights of baseball glory when he threw a perfect game in 1956 with the New York Yankees for the only no-hitter in World Series history, died Wednesday night. He was 90.
Migrant in Libya relives brutal detention through sketches

Migrant in Libya relives brutal detention through sketches

CAIRO — A guard withholds water from a barefoot migrant kneeling in front of him. An emaciated man lies on the ground while a thermostat reads a broiling 43 degrees Celsius. Refugees cower to the ground as bullets whiz by.
Battery factory collapses in fire in New Delhi, killing 1

Battery factory collapses in fire in New Delhi, killing 1

NEW DELHI — A factory manufacturing batteries in the Indian capital caught fire and collapsed Thursday, killing one firefighter and injuring 19 others, officials said.
Copter crash kills Taiwan's top military officer, 7 others

Copter crash kills Taiwan's top military officer, 7 others

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan's top military official was among eight people killed in an air force helicopter crash in mountainous terrain outside Taipei on Thursday, the defence ministry said. Five others survived. As chief of the general staff, Gen.
Fleeing war, poverty, African migrants face racism in Egypt

Fleeing war, poverty, African migrants face racism in Egypt

CAIRO — Two Sudanese sisters, Seham and Ekhlas Bashir, were walking their children home from elementary school in a Cairo neighbourhood when a group of Egyptian teenagers crowded around them.
Security tight, Jews gather at stadium for religious event

Security tight, Jews gather at stadium for religious event

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.