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Wells Fargo shareholders disrupt meeting as fate of board members awaited

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. Wells Fargo & Co's annual meeting was repeatedly interrupted on Tuesday by angry shareholders seeking answers about the bank's sales practices scandal ahead of a vote that could oust the majority of its board.

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Le Pen's father criticizes her presidential campaign as she steps back from party

PARIS French far-right veteran Jean-Marie Le Pen said on Tuesday his daughter Marine, who faces centrist Emmanuel Macron in a May 7 presidential runoff, should have campaigned more aggressively for Sunday's first round, following the example of Donald Trump. | Video

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Arkansas carries out first double execution in U.S. since 2000

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Arkansas carried out back-to-back executions on Monday night, administering lethal injections to two men convicted of rape and murder to become the first U.S. state to put more than one inmate to death on the same day in 17 years. | Video

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Ivanka Trump says still defining role, wants to help empower women

BERLIN Ivanka Trump said on Tuesday she was still in the process of defining her role as an informal White House adviser to her father Donald, and wanted to use her influence to help empower women. | Video

Air strikes kill at least 12, damage hospital in Syria's Idlib: medics, monitor

BEIRUT Syrian or Russian air strikes killed more than a dozen people and severely damaged a hospital in and around a town in rebel-held Idlib province on Tuesday, local medical workers and a monitoring group said.

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Exclusive: Boeing near decision to launch 737-10 jet - sources

PARIS Boeing is nearing a decision to launch a larger version of its 737 workhorse jet within two months to counter strong sales of the Airbus A321neo, after a breakthrough on the design for one of its parts, industry sources said.

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Officer says 'minimal but necessary force' used on United passenger

One of the police officers who forcibly removed a United Airlines customer in an incident that became a public relations disaster for the carrier said "minimal but necessary force" was used after the passenger acted aggressively, according to an incident report.


Group claims Russia metro bombing, says bomber acted on al Qaeda orders: monitor

ABIDJAN A group called the Imam Shamil Battalion has claimed responsibility for the metro bombing in St. Petersburg, Russia this month that killed 16 people and said the bomber was acting on orders from al Qaeda, according to the SITE monitoring group.