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17 dead reported in Libyan city of Zawiya: Doctors at a field hospital in Martyrs Square in Zawiya said Friday that 17 people were killed and another 150 were wounded when government forces attacked the city. They predicted the death toll would rise by morning.
'Deadliest Catch' boat crew member found dead: A crew member of a fishing vessel seen on the "Deadliest Catch" reality show was found dead in a Homer, Alaska, hotel room Tuesday, police said.
Jailed polygamist takes back church, ousts 30: Polygamist leader Warren Jeffs is not only running the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, but he has also ousted at least 45 high-ranking members he considered a threat to his leadership, two well-placed sources tell CNN.
Report: Thousands of migrants taken in Mexico:Â In a six-month period in 2010, more than 11,000 migrants were kidnapped, the Mexican human rights commission found in a report published this week
David Arquette opens up on battle with alcohol, drugs: David Arquette talked about his battle with drugs and alcohol in his first post-rehab interview on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Thursday.