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at 15:52 on May 05, 2016, EDT.

The Latest: Mariner rescued in Pacific thanks God, rescuers

HONOLULU, Hawaii - The Latest on the rescue of a Colombian mariner who was lost at sea for 2 months (all times local):


at 15:51 on May 05, 2016, EDT.

White House announces sentence commutations for 58 convicts

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration on Thursday commuted the prison sentences of 58 federal convicts, including 18 who were given life sentences.


at 15:49 on May 05, 2016, EDT.

Wildfire in Alberta now 85,000 hectares in size

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - A massive wildfire raging in the Canadian province of Alberta grew to 85,000 hectares (210,035 acres) in size and officials would like to move south about 25,000 evacuees who had previously fled north. More than 80,000 people have emptied Fort McMurray in the heart of Canada's oil sands.


at 15:45 on May 05, 2016, EDT.

Cops seek killer of man who washed ashore in 'cement shoes'

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The victim washed ashore in Brooklyn, his body wrapped in plastic garbage bags, his head and hands covered in duct tape and his feet submerged in concrete — fitted with a pair of fabled "cement shoes."


at 15:41 on May 05, 2016, EDT.

Man charged in Michigan probe of contaminated food

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A Michigan man suspected of spraying a contaminant on unpackaged food at grocery stores faces four charges of poisoning food.


at 15:40 on May 05, 2016, EDT.

Jury convicts Ron Paul aides of campaign finance violations

DES MOINES, Iowa - Three campaign advisers to 2012 presidential candidate Ron Paul were convicted Thursday in a federal case alleging they conspired to cover up the campaign's payments to a former Iowa state senator who had agreed to endorse their boss.


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