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US uses $400M F-22 jets in Syria despite not needing them

For years they were the highly-advanced aircraft without a mission, decried by critics as having been built from more than $80 billion in taxpayer dollars for an enemy that doesn’t exist.

Afghan official: Taliban suicide bomber kills at least 13

An Afghan official says a suicide bomber targeting a police commander killed at least 13 people, including nine civilians, in the northern Parwan province.
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Tillis endorses Rubio in presidential race

Marco Rubio has received an endorsement for the Republican presidential nomination from North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis as Rubio seeks to further consolidate support after a second-place finish in South Carolina and Jeb Bush's departure from the field.
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Gunmaker seeks dismissal of lawsuit over Newtown shooting

Lawyers for the company that made the rifle used to kill 20 first-graders and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School are expected to ask a Connecticut judge to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit filed by families of some of the massacre victims.
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Fiji scrambles to restore power as ferocious cyclone kills 6

Fijians were finally able to venture outside Monday after authorities lifted a curfew but much of the country remained without electricity in the wake of a ferocious cyclone that left at least six people dead and destroyed hundreds of homes.
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At least 6 killed, suspect identified in Michigan shootings

Police have revised the death count in a series of random shootings in western Michigan that have left at least six people dead.
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Jeb Bush suspends presidential campaign

Jeb Bush has announced he is ending his presidential campaign after a disappointing showing in SC.
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Trump wins South Carolina Republican primary

Donald Trump has won the South Carolina Republican primary, a second-straight victory for the billionaire real estate mogul after his first-place finish in New Hampshire.
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Harper Lee laid to rest at private funeral

The funeral for "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee, who died Friday at age 89, was as private as her life.

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