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Former President George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush, followed by former first lady Laura Bush follow as pallbearers carry the casket of former first lady Barbara Bush after a funeral service at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 21, 2018 - 8:12 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Barbara Bush was remembered as the "first lady of the Greatest Generation" during a funeral Saturday attended by four former U.S. presidents and hundreds of other people who filled a Houston church with laughter as much as tears, with many recalling her quick wit and devotion to...
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This undated photo provided by the Ventura County District Attorney's Office shows Jamal Jackson. The homeless man has been charged with murder in a random stabbing attack in which a man was killed while he was sitting down to dinner with his wife and child at a beachside steakhouse in Southern California restaurant. (Ventura County District Attorney's Office via AP)
April 21, 2018 - 7:22 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A homeless man who randomly stabbed a patron in a crowded Southern California restaurant to death as he was holding his daughter was reported just a few hours earlier for disruptive behavior, but police ultimately determined he was not a threat, authorities said Saturday. Jamal...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2017, file photo, the Mensch International Foundation presented its annual Mensch Award to former U.S. President George H.W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush at an awards ceremony hosted by Congregation Beth Israel in Houston. Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday, April 17, 2018. She was 92. ( Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)
April 21, 2018 - 7:08 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the funeral and burial of former first lady Barbara Bush (all times local): 6 p.m. Former President George H.W. Bush is honoring his wife's work promoting literacy with a subtle fashion statement: socks covered in books. The nation's 41st president attended his wife's...
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April 21, 2018 - 7:01 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico and the European Union reached a deal to update their nearly 20-year-old free trade agreement on Saturday, including the elimination of tariffs on a number of Mexican agricultural products. President Enrique Pena Nieto, who arrived in Hannover, Germany, in the afternoon to...
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FILE- In this June 11, 2008 file photo, actor Verne Troyer poses on the press line at the premiere of the feature film "The Love Guru" in Los Angeles. Troyer from the “Austin Powers” movie franchise has died. A statement provided by Troyer’s representatives that was also posted to his Instagram and Facebook accounts says the 49-year-old actor died Saturday, April 21, 2018. No cause or place of death was given, but the statement discusses depression and suicide, and Troyer had publicly discussed struggling with alcohol addiction. He lived in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, file)
April 21, 2018 - 6:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Verne Troyer, who played Dr. Evil's small, silent sidekick "Mini-Me" in the "Austin Powers" movie franchise, has died. He was 49. A statement provided by Troyer's representatives that was also posted to his Instagram and Facebook accounts said the actor died Saturday. No cause of...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2018 file photo, Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Danny Farquhar warms up in the bullpen during the sixth inning of the team's spring training baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Glendale, Ariz. Farquhar was taken to a hospital after he passed out in the dugout in the sixth inning of Chicago's 10-0 loss Friday, April 20, creating a scary scene as he was helped by medical professionals and the rest of the White Sox.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
April 21, 2018 - 6:15 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar was in stable but critical condition Saturday, a day after suffering a brain hemorrhage while in the dugout during a game. Farquhar passed out in the sixth inning Friday night after getting two outs against Houston. He was helped by team medical...
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, surrounded by members of the royal family, takes her seat at the Royal Albert Hall in London on Saturday April 21, 2018, for a concert to celebrate the 92nd birthday of Queen Elizabeth II. (John Stillwell/Pool via AP)
April 21, 2018 - 6:14 pm
LONDON (AP) — The audience at Royal Albert Hall got a rare treat Saturday — the chance to sing "Happy Birthday" to the longest reigning monarch in British history. Queen Elizabeth II, with her eldest son Prince Charles at her side, waved to the crowd as they celebrated her 92nd birthday in song...
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Marion County Sheriff's Detectives John Lightle, left, and Dan Pinder, right, escort a handcuffed and shackled Sky Bouche, 19, center, to a waiting patrol car, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Ocala, Fla. Bouche is the suspect in a shooting that occurred at Forest High School Friday morning. (Doug Engle/Ocala Star-Banner via AP)
April 21, 2018 - 4:50 pm
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A gunman who opened fire at a Florida high school was denied bond during his first court appearance Saturday. The Ocala Star-Banner reported that Sky Bouche appeared before Judge Willard Pope via video conference at the Marion County Jail, with a public defender at his side. Pope...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, file photo, honoree Roberta Flack attends the Black Girls Rock! Awards at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center on in Newark, N.J. TMZ reports that the superstar singer walked off the stage on her own after feeling ill during a performance at the Apollo Theater in New York on Friday, April 20, 2018. She was taken to the hospital in an ambulance but released later that evening. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
April 21, 2018 - 3:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Roberta Flack is under observation at a Manhattan hospital after cutting short her appearance at Harlem's Apollo Theater because she was not feeling well. TMZ reports the 81-year-old singer was taken to Harlem Hospital in an ambulance Friday evening. Flack apparently felt dizzy as...
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April 21, 2018 - 2:46 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A Texas charter school has apologized after a teacher asked students in an eighth grade American history class to list the positive and negative aspects of slavery. Officials at Great Hearts Monte Vista in San Antonio say the teacher who distributed the worksheet has been placed...
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