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Tall sailing ships herald New Orleans' 300th anniversary

Tall sailing ships herald New Orleans' 300th anniversary

NEW ORLEANS — Old-style, tall-masted sailing ships resembling vessels in a pirate movie eased up to the New Orleans riverfront Thursday as part of the city's 300th anniversary celebration.

Shooter fires through restaurant window, kills 2 deputies

TRENTON, Fla. — Authorities say someone fired through the window of a restaurant and fatally shot two Florida deputies.
Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe

Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe

WASHINGTON — Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the special counsel's Russia investigation, a Trump attorney said Thursday.
Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

HAVANA — Raul Castro handed over Cuba's presidency Thursday to a hand-picked 57-year-old successor he said would hold power until 2031, a plan that would place the state the Castro brothers founded and ruled for six decades in the hands of a Communis
Board approves austerity plans for Puerto Rico amid protests

Board approves austerity plans for Puerto Rico amid protests

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A majority of federal control board members approved new austerity measures for Puerto Rico on Thursday, saying they would help revitalize the economy and create more jobs amid the U.S.
Lance Armstrong settles $100M lawsuit with US government

Lance Armstrong settles $100M lawsuit with US government

AUSTIN, Texas — Lance Armstrong reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France victories after
NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich's wife, a 'real star'

NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich's wife, a 'real star'

SAN ANTONIO — LeBron James fought back tears. Former President Bill Clinton offered condolences. Craig Sager's daughter tweeted that she was "just sick" over the news.
Stuntman pinned under SUV driven by Sizemore settles lawsuit

Stuntman pinned under SUV driven by Sizemore settles lawsuit

LOS ANGELES — A stuntman who was pinned beneath an SUV driven by Tom Sizemore on a TV production has settled a lawsuit with the actor and Paramount Pictures. Court papers show a notice of settlement was filed March 29. No terms were disclosed.
Police say teen who searched for missing pal was his killer

Police say teen who searched for missing pal was his killer

LOS ANGELES — A 16-year-old who was part of a search party looking for a missing high school sports star led the group to discover the boy's body but investigators suspect he was the person who fatally stabbed his longtime friend and left his body in
Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to government

Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to government

BEIRUT — The Syrian government took control of a town northeast of Damascus on Thursday after rebels evacuated to north Syria — the latest in a string of handovers by rebels to the government.