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    'Carlos the Jackal' awaiting verdict in Paris court

    'Carlos the Jackal' awaiting verdict in Paris court


    The man known as "Carlos the Jackal" has been convicted in a French court of a deadly 1974 attack on a Paris shopping arcade and sentenced to life in prison for the third...

    The man known as "Carlos the Jackal" has been convicted in a French court of a deadly 1974 attack on a Paris shopping arcade and sentenced to life in prison for the third time
    US stock indexes veer higher as consumer confidence gains

    US stock indexes veer higher as consumer confidence gains


    U.S. stock indexes are slightly higher in morning trading as investors weigh the latest batch of company earnings and economic...

    U.S. stock indexes are slightly higher in morning trading as investors weigh the latest batch of company earnings and economic news
    Iraqis living in US accused of hiding ties to kidnapper

    Iraqis living in US accused of hiding ties to kidnapper


    Three Iraqis living in the U.S. as refugees have been charged with visa fraud after prosecutors say they hid their family ties to a...

    Three Iraqis living in the U.S. as refugees have been charged with visa fraud after prosecutors say they hid their family ties to a kidnapper
    Ford investing $1.2B in 3 Michigan plants, adding 130 jobs

    Ford investing $1.2B in 3 Michigan plants, adding 130 jobs


    Ford Motor Co. is investing $1.2 billion in three Michigan facilities, including an engine plant where it plans to add 130...

    Ford Motor Co. is investing $1.2 billion in three Michigan facilities, including an engine plant where it plans to add 130 jobs
    Judge considering plan on fix for 18,000 Flint water lines

    Judge considering plan on fix for 18,000 Flint water lines


    A judge is holding a hearing Tuesday on a plan to replace water lines at 18,000 homes in Flint, Michigan, where the water system has been contaminated with...

    A judge is holding a hearing Tuesday on a plan to replace water lines at 18,000 homes in Flint, Michigan, where the water system has been contaminated with lead
    Philadelphia doctor accused of hacking female classmates

    Philadelphia doctor accused of hacking female classmates


    New Jersey prosecutors have accused a Philadelphia doctor of hacking into the emails, cellphones and social media accounts of several women who were high school...

    New Jersey prosecutors have accused a Philadelphia doctor of hacking into the emails, cellphones and social media accounts of several women who were high school classmates
    Indiana board set to endorse $7M Carrier deal Trump brokered

    Indiana board set to endorse $7M Carrier deal Trump brokered


    An Indiana board is poised to endorse a deal directing $7 million in tax breaks and grants for a deal brokered by President Donald Trump to keep hundreds of jobs at the Carrier Corp. factory in...

    An Indiana board is poised to endorse a deal directing $7 million in tax breaks and grants for a deal brokered by President Donald Trump to keep hundreds of jobs at the Carrier Corp. factory in Indianapolis
    WATCH:  Shanghai soccer stadium catches fire

    WATCH: Shanghai soccer stadium catches fire


    The home stadium of China's Shanghai Shenhua football club caught fire early Tuesday, but there were no injuries and the blaze was extinguished by mid-morning, state media...

    The home stadium of China's Shanghai Shenhua football club caught fire early Tuesday, but there were no injuries and the blaze was extinguished by mid-morning, state media reported.
    WATCH:  Half-marathon runner carries fatigued woman to finish line

    WATCH: Half-marathon runner carries fatigued woman to finish line


    A runner carried the woman to the finish of the Philadelphia Love Run Half Marathon after two other runners helped the fatigued athlete...

    A runner carried the woman to the finish of the Philadelphia Love Run Half Marathon after two other runners helped the fatigued athlete along.
    WATCH:  Young man plays golf with hail in Texas

    WATCH: Young man plays golf with hail in Texas


    Young man works on his short game using golf-ball-size hail that fell on parts of northern...

    Young man works on his short game using golf-ball-size hail that fell on parts of northern Texas.
    WATCH:  Narrow twister spotted in sky above Stratford, Oklahoma

    WATCH: Narrow twister spotted in sky above Stratford, Oklahoma


    A narrow twister was spotted high in the sky above Stratford, Oklahoma, as storms packing high winds and hail made their way across the...

    A narrow twister was spotted high in the sky above Stratford, Oklahoma, as storms packing high winds and hail made their way across the region.