Man forced into car, wallet taken

Wichita police are investigating a robbery from a 54-year-old man. It happened around 2:20 p.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of North Oliver.…
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Merkel, Hollande at odds over Europe’s way forward

Germany and France recognize that their cooperation is key to overcoming Europe's persistent economic crisis, but comments Thursday by the leaders of the continent's No. 1 and 2 economies suggested they still have diverging priorities.…
In this May 9, 2013 photo, a worker pushes shopping carts in front of a Walmart store in La Habra, Calif. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is expected to report quarterly results on Thursday, May 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Wal-Mart’s 1Q profit, sales disappoint

The world's largest retailer reported Thursday that its first-quarter profit edged up just slightly, and the company struggled with a sales slump in its namesake business during the three-month period. …
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Father of slain toddler grieves in jail

The father of an 18-month-old girl who was killed along with three adults on a southeast Kansas farm says he's partly to blame for putting his estranged wife and their toddler in harm's way.…
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Afghanistan: Bomb kills 15, including 6 Americans

A suicide bomber rammed his car into a U.S. convoy in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 15 people including two American soldiers and four civilian contractors, officials said. The brazen attack made May the deadliest month this year for coalition forces.…
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Iranian cleric says women can’t be president

A member of Iran's constitutional watchdog group insists that women cannot be presidential candidates, a report said Thursday, effectively killing the largely symbolic bids by about 30 women seeking to run in the June 14 election.…