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Trade unions hold rallies to mark May Day; clashes
Trade unions and other groups are staging rallies around the world to mark International Workers Day. A look at some May Day events:... 5/1/2016 10:19 PM

Schumer: Probe billboards using phone data to track shoppers
NEW YORK (AP) -- A U.S. senator is calling for a federal investigation into an outdoor advertising company's latest effort to target billboard ads to specific consumers.... 5/1/2016 10:38 PM

1st cruise from a US port in decades leaves Miami for Cuba
MIAMI (AP) -- Passengers set sail Sunday from Miami on an historic cruise to Cuba, the first in decades to depart from a U.S. seaport for the communist island nation.... 5/2/2016 1:01 AM

Longtime chef: Prince fought throat, stomach pains recently
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- On stage, Prince was still captivating audiences at recent performances in Australia and California. He hosted a pop-up party at his Paisley Park studio, and there were few outward signs in his final months that anything was wrong.... 5/1/2016 3:13 PM

Elephants perform for final time at Ringling Bros.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus bid farewell to its performing elephants on Sunday, as the show closed its own chapter on a practice that has entertained audiences in America for two centuries but has come under fire by animal rights activists.... 5/2/2016 2:21 AM

Did woman sway boy to kill his dad? Court raises doubts
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- The paramedics who looked at Robert Breininger's lifeless body in his twin bed suspected right away that whatever happened didn't match the story being told by his 10-year-old son.... 5/1/2016 4:42 PM

The Latest: New tests unravel Phoenix freeway shooting case
PHOENIX (AP) -- The Latest on the dismissal of charges in the Phoenix freeway shooting case (all times local):... 5/1/2016 6:59 PM

Train derails in Washington, DC; leaks hazardous chemical
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Officials warned Washington D.C. area residents to brace for a potentially slow commute Monday after a CSX freight train derailed near a Metro stop, sending 15 cars off the tracks and spilling hazardous material.... 5/2/2016 1:54 AM

Fire heavily damages historic New York City church
NEW YORK (AP) -- A huge fire that sent plumes of smoke billowing into the skyline heavily damaged a historic church in New York City on Sunday.... 5/2/2016 2:58 AM

Arrests in Seattle as May Day marchers take to US streets
SEATTLE (AP) -- Seattle police used pepper spray Sunday evening to disperse black-clad anti-capitalist protesters authorities say threw rocks, flares, bricks and Molotov cocktails at officers during a rowdy May Day gathering.... 5/2/2016 3:24 AM

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