Festive Baltimore rallies in hope after police charged

BALTIMORE - Thousands of people took to the streets of Baltimore on Saturday as anger over the death of a young black man turned to hopes for change following swift criminal charges against six police officers. | Video

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Thai mass grave held bodies of 26 suspected trafficking victims

PEDANG BESAR, Thailand - Dozens of police and volunteers have exhumed 26 bodies at a mass grave near a suspected human trafficking camp on a hillside deep in a southern Thai jungle, police said on Saturday. | Video

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Nepali police find bodies of foreign trekkers, villagers

KATHMANDU - A Nepali police team has pulled out the bodies of about 50 people, including some foreign trekkers, from an avalanche-hit area, officials said on Sunday, as the death toll from last month's devastating earthquake climbed to over 7,000. | Video

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Death toll from U.S.-led strike rises to 52 civilians in Syria

BEIRUT - The death toll from an air strike by U.S.-led forces on the northern Syrian province of Aleppo has risen to 52 including seven children, a group monitoring the conflict said on Saturday.

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Air strikes kill civilians in Yemeni capital

CAIRO - Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition struck a residential district of the Yemeni capital Sanaa overnight, killing eight to 10 civilians, residents said on Friday. | Video

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FAA considers beyond-line-of-sight drone initiatives: sources

WASHINGTON - U.S. aviation regulators are talking to drone makers and service providers about testing commercial drones that can fly beyond an operator's visual line of sight, currently banned for safety reasons, according to people with knowledge of the discussions.

New York City police officer shot in head, suspect in custody

- A New York City plainclothes police officer was seriously injured when he was shot in the head on Saturday while attempting to question a man from his cruiser, and authorities said a suspect had been arrested and was in custody.


Former deputy's graft sentence casts shadow on Iran's Ahmadinejad

BEIRUT - In late January, a former deputy of conservative ex-president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who has been jailed for embezzlement raised explosive allegations which have now spurred speculation Ahmadinejad himself could face charges.