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Judge orders the release of David Greenglass’ testimony that led to his sister’s 1953 execution.

N.Y. judge: Release testimony by Rosenberg brother in spy case (w/video)

NEW YORK — A judge has ordered the unsealing of key grand jury testimony from 1950 that may give new fuel to suspicions that Ethel Rosenberg was unjustly convicted of espionage and put to death for conspiring to give nuclear secrets to the Soviet Union. In his ruling this week, U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein …

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  1. Navy says pilot safely ejected when plane went off runway

    Nation

    SAN DIEGO — A Navy pilot safely ejected into San Diego Bay on Friday when a training jet went off the end of a runway after landing at Naval Air Station North Island.

    A U.S. Navy training jet sits in shallow water in San Diego Bay after overshooting a runway at the North Island Naval Station on Friday in San Diego. [Associated Press]
  2. Eiffel Tower closed amid workers' anger about pickpockets

    World

    PARIS — The Eiffel Tower closed to the public Friday as workers protested a rise in aggressive pickpockets around the Paris landmark that attracts thousands of visitors daily.

  3. Police release surveillance video in shooting investigation

    Nation

    OLYMPIA, Wash. — Law enforcement officials on Friday released surveillance video from a grocery store that is part of an investigation of an officer-involved shooting, which wounded two men who were suspected of trying to steal beer.

    Hundreds rallied at a park Thursday after the shootings of half brothers Bryson Chaplin, 21, and Andre Thompson, 24, then marched to a building that houses police headquarters and City Hall. 
  4. Yes or no? Ireland decides whether to legalize gay marriage

    World

    DUBLIN, Ireland — Voters determined to have their voice heard on gay marriage turned out in strength Friday for Ireland's most hard-fought referendum in decades, a contest that pitted the liberal forces of social change against the nation's conservative Catholic foundation.

    Carmelite sisters leave a polling station in Malahide, near Dublin. Officials said nationwide turnout could top 60 percent.
  5. Gunbattle in Mexico leaves more than 40 people dead, authorities say (w/video)

    World

    MEXICO CITY — A shootout between members of a powerful drug cartel and Mexican security forces in the western state of Michoacan left at least 40 people dead Friday, according to Mexican officials.