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    Paul McCartney closes out Candlestick Park

    Sir Paul McCartney brought his Out There Tour to San Francisco’s Candlestick Park Thursday, marking the last public event at the stadium where The Beatles played during their final concert tour nearly 50 years ago. About 50,000 fans streamed in for the sold-out performance. Built in 1960, the 14....

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    AP journalist mourned

    Several hundred mourners packed the ornate cathedral of a hilltop Tuscan town on Friday to remember Associated Press video journalist Simone Camilli as a committed storyteller who had found personal and professional contentment in the Middle East.

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    Robin Williams: 1951-2014

    A look at the life of Robin Williams.

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    Supermoon Sunday

    Does the moon seem up to 14% larger and 30% brighter than usual? Maybe it is. On Sunday night, the world saw a so-called supermoon. The phenomenon, which scientists call a perigee moon, occurs when the Earth's moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons.

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    By the numbers

    A numerical look at recent news, from 2 to 33 billion.

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    2 girls vie for Little League World Series

    Kayla Roncin and Mo'ne Davis are competing to make it to the Little League World Series, a rare feat for girls. But to get there, one girl’s team may have to knock off the other’s team.

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    US general's remains return home

    A C-17 cargo plane carrying the body of 55-year-old Maj. Gen. Harold Greene landed Thursday morning at Dover, home to the nation’s largest military mortuary. White-gloved soldiers solemnly carried a flag-draped metal case with Greene’s remains to a waiting mortuary vehicle as Army officials and other...

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    Europe marks WWI's start

    On this day 100-years ago, in 1914, Germany declared war on France, at the beginning of the first global war, which centred on Europe and resulted in over nine million combatants being killed.

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    WWI still shapes Belgium landscape

    One hundred years on, World War I resonates across Belgium in countless monuments and cemeteries along with relics of long-abandoned bunkers and trenches that dot the landscape. Amid the random splattering of red poppies and often wild overgrowth, these relics are a poignant and constant reminder...

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    Taiwan gas explosions

    Hundreds of people who fled from gas pipeline explosions in Kaohsiung, Taiwan’s second-largest city, returned to their homes Friday after authorities said there was no more risk of blasts like the series that ripped apart streets overnight, killing 26 people and injuring 267. With clean-up work underway...

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