Miami restaurant, survivor of desegregation and riots, to close

MIAMI - After more than half a century, Jumbo's, famous for its fried shrimp and conch, and one of the first Miami restaurants to desegregate in the late 1960s, is closing this week as the site is sold to a developer of affordable housing.

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Wright brothers' mechanic honored at Ohio aviation museum 12:57am IST

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'Slenderman' attack victim receives Purple Heart from an anonymous well wisher 22 Jul 2014

MILWAUKEE - A Wisconsin girl stabbed 19 times in a murder plot allegedly hatched by two classmates to win favor with a fictional Internet character, has been sent a prestigious Purple Heart medal by an anonymous well-wisher, the victim's family said on Tuesday.

Once joined in Soviet Union, Ukraine, Russia never further apart 22 Jul 2014

KIEV - Over a table piled high with food and wine, a newly married husband and wife watched warily as the toasts began.

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Waiting to die in Varanasi 5:20pm IST

Varanasi, is Hinduism's holiest city and many Hindus believe that dying there and having their remains scattered in the Ganges allows their soul to escape a cycle of death and rebirth, attaining "moksha" or salvation.