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Libyan judge looks to try Gadhafi son

Moammar Gadhafi's son, Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, held by a militia in the country's west, can attend the trial of former regime officials through a video link, a Libyan judge has decided.


Police ID supremacist as Kansas shootings suspect

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a well-known white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader who was once the subject of a nationwide manhunt.


Robotic submarine deployed in search for plane

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Search crews sent a robotic submarine deep into the Indian Ocean for the first time Monday after failing to pick up any signals from the missing Malaysian airliner's black boxes for six days, the leader of the search effort said.


Libya starts trial of ex-Gaddafi officials, sons absent

Gaddafi's sons Saadi Gaddafi and Saif al-Islam did not appear in the courtroom at Tripoli's Al-Hadba prison, but the deposed ruler's ex-spy chief Abdullah al-Senussi was among the former senior officials sitting in blue jumpsuits behind a fenced-off section.


Yet another building seized in east Ukraine

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A pro-Russian mob on Monday seized a police building in yet another city in Russian-leaning eastern Ukraine, defying government warnings that it was preparing to act against the insurgents.


Pistorius breaks down on stand in murder trial

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius on Monday accused him of tailoring his version of how he killed his girlfriend to fit evidence at the scene, exhaustively listing alleged inconsistencies in the athlete's account of the fatal shooting of Reeva Steenkamp.


Blast rips up busy bus station in Nigerian capital

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Dozens of people are feared dead in an explosion that blasted through a busy commuter bus station on the outskirts of Nigeria's capital, Abuja, before 7 a.m. (0600 GMT) Monday as people were traveling to work.


Kiev deadline for disarming in east Ukraine passes

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian separatists on Monday seized a police building in yet another city in Russian-leaning eastern Ukraine, defying government warnings that it was preparing to act against the insurgents.

The return of Scott Brown

Despite his flaws, Scott Brown may again be pegged to boost Republicans' Senate numbers.


MTV Movie Awards big Hollywood studio plug-fest

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Last year, the MTV Movie Awards moved up its broadcast date from June to April to incorporate a summer movie plug-fest. Sunday night's show cemented that change, as clips from anticipated blockbusters debuted at the madcap ceremony.


Feds revisit safety rules after Calif. bus crash

RED BLUFF, Calif. (AP) — Federal transportation authorities are investigating ways to minimize death and injuries in bus crashes following the fiery wreck leaving 10 dead when a FedEx truck slammed into a bus carrying high school students in Northern California.


Police seek answers after 7 dead babies found

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (AP) — The discovery of seven dead babies in cardboard boxes in a Utah garage has police desperately seeking answers from the mother and other family members about how such a tragedy unfolded over a decade with no one noticing.


Bubba goes green for the 2nd time at Augusta

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Bubba Watson scooped up his son, hugged his wife and took off down the ropes along the 18th green, high-fiving the patrons at Augusta National.


Official says sub will be used in search for jet

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Search crews will for the first time send a robotic submarine deep into the Indian Ocean on Monday to try to determine whether underwater signals detected by sound-locating equipment are from the missing Malaysian jet's black boxes, the leader of the search effort said.


Supremacist ID'd as suspect in Kansas attacks

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — The man accused of killing three people in attacks at Jewish-related sites in a Kansas City suburb on Sunday is a well-known white supremacist who has run for public office on a white power platform and who once the subject of a nationwide manhunt.


'Hunger Games' top winner at MTV Movie Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" earned the prize for best film at Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards, besting even top Oscar winner "12 Years a Slave."


Chile fire toll: 12 dead; 2,000 homes destroyed

VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — Firefighters struggled for a second night early Monday to contain blazes that have killed 12 people, injured 500, destroyed 2,000 homes and forced 10,000 people to flee the densely populated hills that gave this Chilean port city its unique beauty.


Utah woman arrested after 7 dead babies found

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (AP) — A Utah woman accused of killing several babies she gave birth to over 10 years was arrested Sunday after police discovered seven tiny bodies stuffed in separate cardboard boxes in the garage of her former home.


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