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KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A recovery mission will resume at daylight in Nepal at the spot where the wreckage of a U.S. Marine helicopter was found. It disappeared this week during a relief mission in the country hit by two major quakes in the past three weeks. Six Marines and two soldiers from Nepal were on board. Officials say three bodies were found, and that there's little likelihood that anyone survived.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Amtrak now says its rail service between New York and Philadelphia will probably be suspended through Monday, while tracks and other equipment are repaired in the area where a derailment Tuesday night killed eight people. The railroad had earlier said limited service would resume Monday. The last of the wrecked railcars were removed today, and taken on flatbed trucks to an Amtrak facility in Delaware for further examination.

PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix woman who left her two young sons alone in a hot car during a job interview has been sentenced to 18 years of supervised probation. The sentencing brings an end to the case that saw the single mother become a figure of public sympathy and then scorn. Shanesha Taylor will also have to attend parenting classes. She pleaded guilty in March to child abuse. A mug shot showing her in tears was published online after her arrest, winning her compassion and more than $100,000 in donations. But she failed to put some of the money into a trust for her children as part of a plea deal, and the charges were reinstated.

BOSTON (AP) — A transit police officer who was almost killed during a shootout with the Boston Marathon bombers has returned to work — with a promotion. Richard Donohue returned to work today after more than two years of recovery. He was one of four Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority officers promoted to sergeant. Donohue was injured in an early morning shootout in Watertown on April 19, 2013, with bombers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv). Tamerlan was killed. A jury is weighing whether Dzhokhar should get the death penalty or life in prison.

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's "going to be one killer blues session in heaven tonight." Those words come in a statement from President Barack Obama, reacting to news that blues legend B.B. King has died. Obama says King rose from a sharecropper's son to become "the ambassador who brought his all-American music to his country and the world."

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