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School bus hit by train in southern France, at least 4 students dead

At least four school children were killed in southern France on Thursday after a train and bus collided, the French Interior Ministry reported.   Another 19 people were reportedly injured on the bus, including

Convicted child sex offender dresses as Santa Claus, gets probation

A registered child sex offender caught wearing a Santa Claus suit at a holiday party in Illinois last year may not have to spend a day behind bars after he pleaded guilty and received probation.   Taylor Blaul

Bill banning Down syndrome abortions passes in Ohio, heads to Kasich's desk

The GOP-led Ohio state Senate on Wednesday passed a ban on abortions based on a diagnosis of Down syndrome, and Republican Gov. John Kasich has sent signals that he will soon sign the measure into law.   Lawma

Dennis Rodman wants North Korea, Guam basketball game for peace

North Korea has said it wants to "sink" Guam. Former NBA Star Dennis Rodman is hoping the Hermit Kingdom will settle for sinking a basket against the U.S. island territory.   Rodman, 56, believes he

The Latest: Subway bomb suspect faces federal charges

NEW YORK –  The Latest on the blast in the New York City subway system (all times local):   11 a.m. An immigrant from Bangladesh arrested on charges of using a weapon of mass destruction in the N

Port Authority bombing suspect wrote on Facebook: 'Trump you failed to protect your nation'

The Bangladeshi man accused of strapping a pipe bomb to his body and detonating it in a subway passageway Monday wrote on Facebook before the attack that President Trump “failed to protect” the U.S. and left

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