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In a country grappling with poverty, sluggish growth and a daunting deficit, India's new budget has set aside 2 billion rupees for a colossal iron-and-bronze statue almost twice the size of the Statue of Liberty.
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Former Army infantryman Jon Stites is on a mission - to make veterans laugh, at any cost.
Attorneys for a retired Tampa police captain accused of killing a man in a movie theater said Wednesday that Florida's "stand your Attorney Richard Escobar said Wednesday the defense team for Curtis Reeves Jr. is weighing its moves ahead of their client's trial on second-degree murder charges in the death of Chad Oulson, 43, of Land O'Lakes.
This sleepy town is so picturesque that Hollywood has used it as the backdrop for such films as "The Prince of Tides" and "Forest Gump," and while there are many lovely cafes, bakeries, chocolateries, coffee shops and restaurants in the district, you won't find a Starbucks or a McDonald's in town.
The first federal lawsuit seeking equal treatment for a same-sex couple in the U.S. is recounted in Thomas G. Miller's 73-minute documentary timeline of interviews and news clips, "Limited Partnership."
Only 27% of kids ages 12-15 meet the recommended limit of two hours or less of TV plus computer use daily, new government statistics show.
But Tuesday saw Giorgio Armani outdo even this old maxim in his celebrity-circus of a couture show.
The potato salad fundraising campaign on the website Kickstarter hit the $50,000 mark Tuesday, with 3,858 backers.
The independent Office of Special Counsel said that 30 of the complaints about retaliation have passed the initial review stage and were being further investigated for corrective action and possible discipline against VA supervisors and other executives.
A group of shirtless protesters crashed a news conference by Rob Ford, shouting for Toronto's embattled mayor to resign.
A stray bullet struck and injured a man selling food at the opening of a Cambodian Buddhist temple in Charlotte, and police say it appears to have come from celebratory Fourth of July gunfire.
A pyrotechnician is blaming a computer glitch for the problems. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports the show was set to start at 8 p.m., but the fireworks didn't explode until about 8:47 p.m. The show lasted between six and eight minutes and there was no apparent finale.
A sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a 13-year-old California boy last year when he mistook a toy gun for a real rifle did not break the law, a prosecutor said Monday.
Chicago's police superintendent lashed out at what he called lax state and federal gun laws after a violent Fourth of July weekend that saw more than 60 people shot and nine killed in a city already known for frequent shootings.
DC Entertainment is refusing to allow the Superman logo to adorn a memorial statue of a Toronto boy who loved the superhero during his short life before his grandparents starved him to death.
In this Tuesday, June 24, 2014 photo, Terry Notary, a stuntman on the film "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," demonstrates how he achieved ape-like movements with arm extenders for his motion capture performance for the film, at Hollywood Dance Center in Los Angeles.
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