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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....

Everest avalanche death toll reaches 13

At least six Nepalese climbing guides have been killed and six others are missing after an avalanche struck Mount Everest early Friday in one of...

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....

Eighty percent of Syrian chemical weapons shipped out - monitors

Syria has shipped out or destroyed approximately 80 percent of its declared chemical weapons material, the head of the international team overseeing the disarmament process...

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...

ShowBiz Minute: Singer, Young, Poehler

'X‑Men' director Bryan Singer is being accused of sexually abusing a teenager; Malcolm Young of AC/DC is taking a break from the band to focus...

Police arrest suspect in highway shootings

Kansas City police have a suspect in custody in the case of several highway shootings in Grandview, Missouri. Three people were wounded as a result...

 

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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....

Peaches Geldof funeral to be held on Easter Monday

LONDON (AP) — The family of Peaches Geldof say her funeral will be take place on Easter Monday at the same church where her mother's...

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....

China set to replace US as Volvo's biggest market this year

China is set to surpass the United States to become Volvo Car Group's biggest market in 2014 with sales of at least 80,000 cars 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...

Fiat Chrysler strikes deal to produce Jeeps in China

Fiat Chrysler <FIA. MI> has reached an agreement to start producing Jeep vehicles in China with partner Guangzhou Automobile Group Co <601238. SS>, the companies...

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 minister visits controversial war shrine

A Japanese state minister visited a controversial war shrine in Tokyo Sunday in a move likely to anger China and South Korea which see it...

US ground forces to be sent to Poland amid Ukraine tensions

Poland's defense minister has said US ground forces will be sent to Poland to expand NATO's presence there as events continue to unfold in neighboring...

Iran 'watered down, converted' more than 200kg of enriched uranium

Iran said on Saturday it had completed watering down and converting more than 200 kilograms (440 lb) of enriched uranium under a deal reached in...

 

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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....

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...

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...

Jimmy Choo creates Fukushima shoes line

Designer Jimmy Choo unveiled a one‑off range of shoes in Japan on Friday, made using materials and techniques native to the disaster‑hit Fukushima area, in...

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...

Japan minister visits controversial war shrine

A Japanese state minister visited a controversial war shrine in Tokyo Sunday in a move likely to anger China and South Korea which see it...

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....

Eighty percent of Syrian chemical weapons shipped out - monitors

Syria has shipped out or destroyed approximately 80 percent of its declared chemical weapons material, the head of the international team overseeing the disarmament process...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

Egypt archaeologists find ancient writer's tomb

Egypt's minister of antiquities says a team of Spanish archaeologists has discovered two tombs in the southern part of the country, one of them belonging...

US scientists make embryonic stem cells from adult skin

For the first time, US researchers have cloned embryonic stem cells from adult cells, a breakthrough on the path towards helping doctors treat a host...

Fiji fishermen warn over‑fishing destroying local tuna industry

Fiji's tuna boat owners say Pacific nations must cut the number of licences they give to foreign fishing fleets if they want to save the...

 

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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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England's Donald takes two‑stroke Heritage lead

England's Luke Donald fired a five‑under par 66 to take a two‑shot lead after three rounds of the US PGA Tour's Heritage....

Hawks swoop for win over top‑seeded pacers

The Atlanta Hawks surprised the top‑seeded Indiana Pacers 101-93 in the opening game of their NBA Eastern Conference first‑round playoff series....

Jimenez leads Langer by one shot in Greater Gwinnett

Miguel Angel Jimenez, Bernhard Langer and Fred Couples will make for a high‑powered group to contest the final round of the Greater Gwinnett Championship after...

Otton, De Souza win in round 2 at Bells

Australian Kai Otton and defending champion Adriano De Souza were among the early second round winners at surfing's Rip Curl Pro contest at Bells Beach...

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...

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...

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....

Stag trophies go from hokey to hipster in Germany

Not long ago, self‑respecting young German urbanites would have turned on their heels if they spotted a mounted deer head or a set of antlers...

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