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CA convention is a homecoming of sorts for Carly FiorinaWhen Carly Fiorina spoke at the California Republican Party convention at a hotel outside San Francisco airport Saturday night, it was a brief homecoming of sorts for the newly minted vice presidential ...

President Barack Obama concludes his remarks after speaking at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner at the Washington Hilton in Washington, Saturday, April 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)WASHINGTON (AP) — Even though President Barack Obama and his wife can't wait to get out of the White House, being a lame duck can hurt a guy.

Map locates Palestine, Texas; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm;FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Lisa Asberry Davis said on Saturday that she and her three children waded to safety through water up to their chins after torrential rains in East Texas swamped a cul-de-sac of homes during the night and forced some residents onto rooftops.

A woman holds a baby in a canoe as Texas Guardsmen arrive to assist after flooding in BrookshireA grandmother and four of her grandchildren were killed and another person was missing in floods in Texas caused by storms that unleashed tornadoes, damaging hail and torrential rains on several central U.S. states, officials said on Saturday. The flood victims in Palestine, Texas, 100 miles (160 km)southeast of Dallas, escaped a house where flood waters had reached the roof line and were then swept away, Palestine police Captain James Muniz said.

Minnesota Vikings players celebrate at TCFBank Stadium on January 10, 2016 in Minneapolis, MinnesotaThe Minnesota Vikings made German wide receiver Moritz Boehringer the first European drafted directly to the NFL on Saturday, taking him in the sixth round. Boehringer got interested in the gridiron game five years ago at the age of 17 -- when he saw a video of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. "I can't describe how I feel right now, just happy to be drafted," said Boehringer, who played four years in a German league but unlike the other Europeans who have made it to the NFL has never played in North America.

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives for a jeep safari at KazirangaThe Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, will appear on the cover of the 100th anniversary edition of the British version of fashion magazine Vogue, following in the path of her husband's late mother, Princess Diana. Late on Saturday Vogue revealed the cover of its June edition on its website, which goes on sale on Thursday, showing a smiling Kate in a rural outdoors setting wearing a green hat, brown jacket and white blouse. "I am hugely grateful that we have been able to continue with our tradition of outstanding royal portraiture," Vogue editor-in-chief Alexandra Shulman said.

Ivory itself does not burn, and so the fire will be fuelled by a mix of thousands of litres of diesel and kerosene injected though steel pipes leading into the heart of the pyramids in NairobiThe move is aimed at shocking the world into stopping the slaughter of elephants.

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