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Paul Walker's brothers open to 'Fast' franchise return

Paul Walker's brothers open to 'Fast' franchise return

LOS ANGELES — Nearly five years after Paul Walker's death, his brothers say they're open to playing his character again in the "Fast and Furious" franchise.
Bishops accused of brushing off sexual abuse complaints

Bishops accused of brushing off sexual abuse complaints

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A priest raped a 7-year-old girl while visiting her in the hospital after she had her tonsils removed. Another priest forced a 9-year-old boy into having oral sex, then rinsed out the youngster's mouth with holy water.
Japanese emperor tries to make amends for his father's war

Japanese emperor tries to make amends for his father's war

TOKYO — For his last time, Japan's Emperor Akihito addressed a memorial service Wednesday marking the end of World War II. Once again, he expressed "deep remorse" for the war.
Swimmer suffers puncture wounds in shark attack on Cape Cod

Swimmer suffers puncture wounds in shark attack on Cape Cod

TRURO, Mass. — A man swimming off Cape Cod was attacked by a shark on Wednesday and was airlifted to a hospital. It was the first shark attack on a human at the popular summer tourist destination since 2012.
Suicide bomber targets Shiite students in Kabul, killing 48

Suicide bomber targets Shiite students in Kabul, killing 48

KABUL — A suicide bomber struck a private education centre in a Shiite neighbourhood of Kabul on Wednesday where high school graduates were preparing for university entrance exams, killing 48 young men and women and leaving behind a scene of devastat
Colorado baker: No cake for gender transition celebration

Colorado baker: No cake for gender transition celebration

DENVER — A Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple on religious grounds — a stance partially upheld by the U.S.
US, Mexico announce new strategies on cartels

US, Mexico announce new strategies on cartels

CHICAGO — U.S.
New McCartney love song takes direct, 'raunchy' approach

New McCartney love song takes direct, 'raunchy' approach

NEW YORK — The man who co-wrote "I Want to Hold Your Hand" more than a half century ago is speaking more directly these days.
Notes of support pour in for 2 who started California blaze

Notes of support pour in for 2 who started California blaze

REDDING, Calif. — A couple whose flattened trailer tire accidentally started a massive fire in Northern California has received more than 100 cards and letters with supportive messages telling them not to feel guilty.
Van Damme's son pleads guilty in Arizona knife incident

Van Damme's son pleads guilty in Arizona knife incident

TEMPE, Ariz. — A son of actor Jean-Claude Van Damme has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct for holding his roommate at knifepoint at their apartment in suburban Phoenix. Nicholas Van Varenberg had a change of plea hearing Wednesday.