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First lady asks leaders to change gender attitudes - Washington Post

ReutersFirst lady asks leaders to change gender attitudesWashington PostWASHINGTON — Michelle Obama called on young African leaders to change traditional attitudes and beliefs that harm girls and women, adding that educating and making women financially literate is not enough. “No country can eve...[read more]

1 killed after plane crashes in San Diego parking lot - Fox News

SFGate1 killed after plane crashes in San Diego parking lotFox NewsSAN DIEGO – A small plane has crashed in a San Diego shopping center parking lot, killing one woman on board and injuring another. The single-engine Mooney M-20L went down around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in a parking lot that serves a ...[read more]

Suspect shot, caught in slaying of Minn. police officer - USA TODAY

USA TODAYSuspect shot, caught in slaying of Minn. police officerUSA TODAYWEST ST. PAUL, Minn. — A man wanted in the slaying of a Mendota Heights police officer is in custody after being shot by police. The officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon in West St. Paul, pol...[read more]

Businessman Says Former Virginia Governor's Wife Sought Money - New York Times

ReutersBusinessman Says Former Virginia Governor's Wife Sought MoneyNew York TimesRICHMOND, Va. — The wealthy businessman at the heart of the government's case alleging that former Gov. Bob McDonnell of Virginia and his wife used his office to enrich themselves took the stand on Wednesday and beg...[read more]

House clears way for lawsuit against Obama - Washington Post

NPRHouse clears way for lawsuit against ObamaWashington PostHouse Republicans voted to proceed with a lawsuit against President Obama on Wednesday, saying that his executive actions are so extreme that they violate the Constitution. The nearly party-line vote — all Democrats voted against it, and...[read more]

George W. Bush writes book about his father - CBS News

CBS NewsGeorge W. Bush writes book about his fatherCBS NewsNEW YORK - His paintings made news worldwide, but it turns out that former President George W. Bush has been working on another, highly personal project since leaving the White House: He has quietly completed a biography of his father, fo...[read more]

Christie: NJ pension promises can't be kept - USA TODAY

USA TODAYChristie: NJ pension promises can't be keptUSA TODAYBELMAR, N.J. — Pension reform is going to involve breaking some promises, including reducing benefits that public employees were counting on for their retirement, Gov. Chris Christie acknowledged during a town hall event in Belmar Wedne...[read more]

Vegas home-invasion victim describes 'total terror' - USA TODAY

USA TODAYVegas home-invasion victim describes 'total terror'USA TODAYLAS VEGAS (AP) — A woman who was stabbed with a screwdriver while she unsuccessfully fought to save her husband from a pair of home invaders described Tuesday's deadly crime spree in Las Vegas as "total terror." Julie Ramos esca...[read more]

Buffalo man charged in drug death at New York City music festival - Buffalo News

CBS LocalBuffalo man charged in drug death at New York City music festivalBuffalo NewsA Buffalo man is facing narcotics charges in connection to the overdose death of another man at a New York City music festival. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says Patrick Morgan, 23, was arrested Wednesday morning...[read more]

Jesse Ventura vs. Chris Kyle: A case where no one won - Washington Post

New York Daily NewsJesse Ventura vs. Chris Kyle: A case where no one wonWashington PostJesse Ventura just walked away from a defamation lawsuit against late Navy SEAL Chris Kyle with $1.845 million. But the former Minnesota governor and WWE Hall of Famer is clearly walking away with some damage t...[read more]