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Premature tropical storm lurks off Carolinas...New plane crashes in Spain, killing crew...Poll finds doubt about Supreme Court's impartiality



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MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say rough surf and dangerous rip tides appear to be the biggest threat posed by Tropical Storm Ana. Other concerns are heavy rain and isolated flooding. The earlier-than-normal tropical storm is expected to pass near the coasts of South and North Carolina sometime tomorrow morning. It's now centered about 115 miles south of Wilmington, North Carolina and about 100 miles southeast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It has top sustained winds of 60 mph.

MADRID (AP) — A military transport plane has crashed near the airport in Seville, Spain, killing its crew. Spain's prime minister says up to 10 crew members were aboard the brand new Airbus A400M aircraft that was undergoing flight trials at the airport.

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The bodies of those killed in a Pakistani helicopter crash have arrived at a military base Saturday near the capital, Islamabad. The dead include ambassadors from the Philippines and Norway and the wives of the ambassadors from Malaysia and Indonesia. Three crew members were also killed in yesterday's crash and 12 people were injured.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A poll finds that many people in the United States doubt the Supreme Court can rule fairly in the latest litigation jeopardizing President Barack Obama's health care law. The Associated Press-GfK poll finds only 1 person in 10 is highly confident that the justices will rely on objective interpretations of the law rather than their personal opinions. Forty-eight percent say they are not confident of the court's impartiality.

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — Michelle Obama is visiting Alabama to give the commencement address at Tuskegee University. The first lady will speak this morning to about 500 graduates at the historically black university. Obama will become the second first lady to visit the private school. Eleanor Roosevelt was the first in 1941, when she flew with a black Army pilot to show support for the famed Tuskegee Airmen.

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