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Man charged with hoax near marathon finish line

A member of the bomb squad inspects an object after a controlled detonation at the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. AP

A man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line late Tuesday, the anniversary of the deadly pressure cooker bombings, had a rice cooker in his backpack and was being charged with possession of a hoax device, police said.

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[VIDEO] Bomb hoax in Boston

A member of the bomb squad inspects an object after a controlled detonation at the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Police have blown up two unattended backpacks found near the Boston Marathon's finish line on Tuesday. They say they've taken a man into custody in connection with them. AP/Michael Dwyer

The Boston police officers evacuate the area around the finish line of the Boston Marathon after the discovery of two suspicious backpacks. Authorities said Tuesday one man was in custody in connection with the incident. AP VIDEO

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If filed, plane lawsuits might not get heard in US

In this Saturday, April 12, 2014 photo, David Tang, a London-based lawyer working with U.K. firm Stewarts Law and an American firm, speaks during an interview at a hotel room in Beijing. AP

Since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, some lawyers have claimed they can get several millions of dollars in damages for each lost passenger by taking the cases to the United States. But past lawsuits show United States federal courts are more likely to throw such cases out if the crashes happened overseas.

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[VIDEO] Royal couple’s final day

Britain's Prince William carries Prince George with Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge as they depart on an RAAF plane bound for Sydney, Wellington, New Zealand, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.  AP/SNPA, Ross Setford

  The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spend their final day in New Zealand visiting a police college and strolling the Wellington’s civic area. The couple and their baby son George are due to arrive in Sydney later on Wednesday for the start of their Australia visit. AP VIDEO

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292 missing, 3 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

South Korea rescue helicopter and fishing boats try to rescue passengers from a passenger ship in water off the southern coast in South Korea, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The South Korean passenger ship carrying more than 470 people, including many high school students, is sinking off the country's southern coast Wednesday after sending a distress call, officials said. There are no immediate reports of causalities. AP/Yonhap

Dozens of boats, helicopters and divers scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off South Korea’s southern coast, killing at least two and injuring 14, officials said.

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South Korea says 295 missing in ferry disaster

South Korea rescue helicopter and fishing boats try to rescue passengers from a passenger ship in water off the southern coast in South Korea, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. AP

Nearly 300 people were still missing Wednesday several hours after a ferry carrying 477, most of them high school students, sank in cold waters off South Korea’s southern coast, killing at least two and injuring seven, officials said.

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Uruguay’s leader declares $322,883 in wealth

In this Oct. 25, 2009, file photo Uruguay's President Jose Mujica stands in a tractor on his flower farm on the outskirts of Montevideo, Uruguay. Uruguay's president has been labeled “the poorest president in the world,” but his sworn declaration in 2014 shows a 74 percent increase since 2012. AP

Uruguayan President Jose Mujica has declared $322,883 in wealth.

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Classes to resume at Pennsylvania stabbing school

A woman walks onto the campus of the Franklin Regional School District where several people were stabbed at Franklin Regional High School on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Murrysville, Pa., near Pittsburgh. AP

A Pittsburgh-area high school is set to resume classes one week after a student stabbed 21 others and a security guard, leaving four students still hospitalized.

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Police say 5 dead in Calgary stabbings

Police remove a body from the scene of a multiple fatal stabbing in northwest Calgary, Alberta, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Police say five people are dead after the stabbing at a house party. (AP

A University of Calgary student was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party Tuesday that the police chief called the worst mass slaying in the western Canadian city’s history.

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Pakistan brothers in cannibalism case face court

A Pakistani police officer escorts Farman Ali, center, and Arif Ali, left, two brothers suspected of cannibalism to a local court in Sargodha, Pakistan, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.. Police officer Zafar Iqba said the men were previously jailed for two years on charges of digging up bodies, cooking and eating them in 2011. AP

Two brothers arrested for the second time over accusations of cannibalism appeared in court Tuesday, police officials said, in a sensational case that has horrified Pakistanis.

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Australian state leader quits over $2,800 wine

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The leader of Australia’s most populous state quit as premier on Wednesday in the face of mounting evidence that he failed to declare a 3,000 Australian dollar ($2,800) bottle of wine that arrived as a gift on his Sydney doorstep.

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Supremacist faces murder charges in Kansas deaths

Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Frazier Glenn Miller, appears at his arraignment in New Century, Kan., Tuesday, April 15, 2014. AP

A white supremacist charged in shootings that left three people dead at two Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City was brought into a video conference room in a wheelchair Tuesday to make his first court appearance.

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Solemn tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing anniversary

Heather McDade of Boston, center, reacts while watching a tribute ceremony with others on an over-sized outdoor monitor, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, on Boylston Street in Boston. The ceremony was held for those killed and injured in the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon a year ago. AP

Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over Boston’s resilience in the face of a terror attack.

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