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Researchers use Twitter to predict crime

Hidden in the Twittersphere are nuggets of information that could prove useful to crime fighters -- even before a crime has been committed....

Militants kill at least 10 Algerian soldiers

Algerian police and military officials said Islamist insurgents ambushed a military bus, killing at least 10 soldiers in the central Kabylie mountains....

California man survives avalanche on Mount Everest

A California man says he feels lucky that he survived an avalanche that killed at least 13 people on Mount Everest....

Prominent Pakistani journalist survives gun attack

Unknown gunmen on motorbikes opened fire at a prominent Pakistani television anchor on a busy road in the southern port city of Karachi on Saturday,...

MH370 search in 44th day, sea bed scans could end in days

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 entered its 44th day on Sunday as Australian search officials said a crucial series of sonar scans...

Current search for MH370 could be completed within a week

The current search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane on the Indian Ocean seabed could be completed within a week, Australian officials say....

Sub search for missing jet to be finished in week

The search coordination center says an underwater robotic submarine is expected to finish searching a narrowed down area of the Indian Ocean seabed for the...

4 questions about missing Malaysian plane answered

Travelers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing....

 

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AP Top Stories

Here's the latest news for Saturday, April 19th: Captain arrested in South Korea ferry disaster; 13th body recovered from Mount Everest avalanche; French journalists freed...

Captain of sunken South Korean ferry arrested

Police arrested the captain and two other crew members of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving more than 270 people missing...

Easter means big business for French chocolate makers

French Master Chocolatier Hughes Pouget has created a collection of edible figurines inspired by Jean de La Fontaine's Fables for Easter, as well as the...

 

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Anita Baker countersues home improvement company

Grammy Award‑winning singer Anita Baker has countersued a company that says it hasn't been paid for work done on her Detroit‑area home....

Miley Cyrus postpones US tour

Miley Cyrus is postponing her U. S. tour while she recovers from an allergic reaction to antibiotics, but will resume her performances in August....

'Touched by an Angel' producer back in series TV

In the decade that "Touched by an Angel" executive producer Martha Williamson has been away from series TV, much has changed....

Jack White records songs, releases vinyl in hours

Jack White played his new single for a couple of hundred fans on Record Store Day and four hours later a copy of the performance...

 

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Big names among prospective Buffalo Bills buyers

Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is prepared to make a bid to buy the Buffalo Bills. Donald Trump's on board, too....

Europe's gas supplies not at risk: EU commissioner

EU energy commissioner Guenther Oettinger said Sunday that he sees no danger of Europe's access to Russian gas falling victim to possible economic sanctions in...

Comcast in talks with Charter over divestitures: source

Comcast Corp <CMCSA. O> is in talks with Charter Communications <CHTR. O> over selling or spinning off roughly 3 million subscribers worth approximately $18 billion...

China's love of luxury cars undimmed by domestic troubles

China's desire for luxury cars remains undimmed by an economic slowdown and political austerity drive as the country's growing band of wealthy motorists set their...

Obamacare enrollees urged to change passwords over Heartbleed bug

Americans with accounts on President Barack Obama's health insurance enrollment website, HealthCare.gov, were advised that their passwords had been reset to guard against the "Heartbleed"...

South Africa's ANC set for two‑thirds majority - poll

The African National Congress (ANC) is on course to win nearly a two‑thirds majority in May 7 elections, a poll showed on Sunday, confounding analysts...

China's shadow to follow Obama around Asia

President Barack Obama will not visit China on his Asia tour next week, but its broadening shadow will be cast everywhere he goes at a...

Japan steps up surveillance posture against China

Japan bolstered its military surveillance capabilities in the southern island region of Okinawa over the weekend, reports said, as territorial tensions with China simmer....

 

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Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart

A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart....

Danish website turns homes into take‑away restaurants

A Danish website is turning private homes into take‑away restaurants by letting users advertise what they are cooking, when and for what price.

"Sometimes I...

Roller derby, popular in US, gains traction abroad

Adrienne Schreiber curls down her lower lip to reveal "SF1" inked in black -- a tattoo celebrating Scare Force One, a tribe of fierce Washington...

Armani settles Italy tax row with €270m

Giorgio Armani settled a tax dispute in Italy by paying 270 million euros ($373 million) this week, Italian business daily Il Sole 24 Ore reported...

Prominent Pakistani journalist survives gun attack

Unknown gunmen on motorbikes opened fire at a prominent Pakistani television anchor on a busy road in the southern port city of Karachi on Saturday,...

Hate crime charge in NY attack on Sikh professor

A man accused of pulling the beard of a Sikh professor before a group of young men who had called the professor "Osama" and a...

Militants kill at least 10 Algerian soldiers

Algerian police and military officials said Islamist insurgents ambushed a military bus, killing at least 10 soldiers in the central Kabylie mountains....

Obamacare enrollees urged to change passwords over Heartbleed bug

Americans with accounts on President Barack Obama's health insurance enrollment website, HealthCare.gov, were advised that their passwords had been reset to guard against the "Heartbleed"...

Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary

Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks its 25th anniversary on Monday with the portable device's legacy living on in cutting‑edge smartphone games and among legions of...

Researchers use Twitter to predict crime

Hidden in the Twittersphere are nuggets of information that could prove useful to crime fighters -- even before a crime has been committed....

Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an...

Obamacare enrollees urged to change passwords over Heartbleed bug

Americans with accounts on President Barack Obama's health insurance enrollment website, HealthCare.gov, were advised that their passwords had been reset to guard against the "Heartbleed"...

UAE reports 12 new cases of MERS

Health authorities in the United Arab Emirates have announced 12 new cases of infection by the MERS coronavirus, but insisted the patients would be cured...

NASA: Engineer vital to 1969 moon landing dies

John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U. S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died. He...

Pakistan plans huge desert solar park to fight energy crisis

For years Pakistanis have sweated and cursed through summer power cuts, but now the government plans to harness the sun's ferocious heat to help tackle...

 

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Sun, yachts and stars beckon visitors to Cannes

Sun, celebrities, and a world‑renowned film festival have made Cannes synonymous with glamour, guaranteed prime people‑watching and a chance to relish the good life against...

Cyprus tourist arrivals plunge but Russians keep coming

British and German tourists stayed away from Cyprus in March but the number of Russian visitors rose as arrivals on the Mediterranean island plunged 16.3...

Etihad toughens stance on Alitalia deal but talks continue

Etihad Airways has toughened its stance on conditions for investing in Italy's struggling Alitalia airline but talks are continuing, sources said on Thursday....

Curious about Palestine, Israeli visitors return

This bustling center of Palestinian life is just a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem, but for Israelis it might as well be on the other side...

 

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Durant leads Thunder to win over Grizzlies

Kevin Durant scored 33 points on Saturday to lead Oklahoma City to a 100-86 triumph over Memphis in game one of their NBA Western Conference...

Hamilton wins third straight F1 race at Chinese GP

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton captured his third straight Formula One race with ease on Sunday, leading from start to finish to win the Chinese Grand...

Harper pulled as Nationals lose to Cardinals

Washington star Bryce Harper was taken out of the game by first‑year manager Matt Williams for failing to run hard to first base on a...

Youngest winner on Japan women's tour at age 15

Japanese 15-year‑old Minami Katsu became the youngest winner in the history of the Japan LPGA tour by shooting a 4-under 68 on Sunday to take...

US woman says beau stole her dog, TV on first date

No stolen hearts on this first date. Instead, a New Jersey woman says a man she met on a dating website stole her dog and...

Danish website turns homes into take‑away restaurants

A Danish website is turning private homes into take‑away restaurants by letting users advertise what they are cooking, when and for what price.

"Sometimes I...

California customers hit with $4000 Del Taco bill

What was supposed to be a cheap bite at Del Taco turned out to be small fortune for some Southern California customers....

Professor: 'Game of Thrones' pic got me suspended

PARAMUS, N. J. (AP) — A New Jersey professor claims he was suspended over an online photo containing a quote from "Game of Thrones" that...