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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...

Autopsy to ID dead boy; body cast off side of road

All Massachusetts authorities could say for sure is that they found the lifeless body of a small boy, apparently cast off the side of a...

Kidnapped French journalists found on Turkey's Syrian border

Four French journalists held hostage in Syria since June were found by Turkish soldiers on its border with Syria on Saturday, Turkish media reported, and...

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....

Drone diving to record level in Malaysian plane search

A U. S. Navy deep‑sea drone is diving to unprecedented depths to scour a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean floor for a missing Malaysian...

 

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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...

AP Top Stories

Here's the latest news for Friday, April 18th: Vice Principal of high school in South Korea commits suicide over ferry wreck; Memorial service held for...

Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home

Dairy farmers and ethnic groups in Vermont are both benefiting from a unique collaborative effort that's feeding a growing need for fresh and affordable goat...

 

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White House on deport Bieber petition: No comment

The White House has two words for those who want President Barack Obama to deport Justin Bieber: No comment....

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...

Kim Novak hits back at post‑Oscar 'bullies'

Veteran actress Kim Novak has lashed out at the "bullies" who mocked and criticized her appearance at the Academy Awards last month.

The 81-year‑old, star...

 

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US police arrest man after LA Times shooting threat

US police arrested a man late Friday after he entered the Los Angeles Times building and threatened to start shooting, the newspaper said....

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...

Ukraine sanctions aside, US carmakers eye Russia market

Nevermind the Ukraine crisis and Washington's sanctions against Moscow: US automakers say the Russian market is their next big frontier....

US raises pressure on Russia over deal

The White House warned Russia Friday that it was closely watching and evaluating whether Moscow was honoring a deal reached in Geneva designed to ease...

Russia says reinforced troops on Ukraine border as precaution

The extra Russian military forces near the border with Ukraine have been deployed there in response to instability in Ukraine, a Kremlin spokesman said, in...

Colorado deaths stoke worries about pot edibles

A college student eats more than the recommended dose of a marijuana‑laced cookie and jumps to his death from a hotel balcony. A husband with...

Egypt's el‑Sissi visits Coptic pope before Easter

Egypt's former military chief and presidential front‑runner has visited the Coptic pope ahead of Orthodox Easter, making his first public appearance since he formally made...

 

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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...

Wyatt Earp gun sells for $225,000 at auction

A gun thought to have been carried by Wyatt Earp during the famous O. K. Corral shootout in Tombstone has sold at auction for $225,000....

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...

US police arrest man after LA Times shooting threat

US police arrested a man late Friday after he entered the Los Angeles Times building and threatened to start shooting, the newspaper said....

Violence kills 29 as Iraqi forces hit militants

Violence in Iraq killed 29 people Saturday, most of them militants who died in a security forces assault that pushed them out of an area...

Autopsy to ID dead boy; body cast off side of road

All Massachusetts authorities could say for sure is that they found the lifeless body of a small boy, apparently cast off the side of a...

Egypt's el‑Sissi visits Coptic pope before Easter

Egypt's former military chief and presidential front‑runner has visited the Coptic pope ahead of Orthodox Easter, making his first public appearance since he formally made...

LinkedIn membership hits 300 million

The career‑focused social network LinkedIn announced Friday it has 300 million members, with more than half the total outside the United States....

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...

Facebook rolls out location‑sharing feature

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook users in the U. S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby using a new...

Record labels sue Pandora over older songs

NEW YORK (AP) — Major record labels are suing Internet radio giant Pandora for copyright infringement for using songs recorded before 1972 without paying license...

SpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies

A SpaceX supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday, setting the stage for an Easter morning delivery and urgent spacewalking repairs later...

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 delays decision on Keystone pipeline project

The United States on Friday indefinitely extended the review process for a controversial Canada‑to‑US oil pipeline, potentially delaying a final decision on the project until...

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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Ducks, Canadiens take 2-0 series leads

Anaheim and Montreal both won on Friday to take 2-0 leads in their NHL first‑round playoff series while Detroit took first blood at Boston in...

Westwood wilts but maintains lead in Malaysian Open

Lee Westwood survived high temperatures and fierce competition from compatriot Andy Sullivan to cling onto the lead in the Malaysian Open on Saturday by a...

Lohse too much for Pirates again, Brewers win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Milwaukee pitcher Kyle Lohse built on his impressive record against Pittsburgh by pitching the majors‑leading Brewers to a 5-3 win over the...

Federer beats Djokovic to reach Monte Carlo final

Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka reached the Monte Carlo Masters final after beating Spaniard David Ferrer 6-1, 7-6 (3) on Saturday to set up a...

Teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom

A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school....

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...

Man said to be homesick for prison gets 3½ years

An ex‑con who spent most of his adult life behind bars on Thursday got what he said he wanted for robbing a suburban Chicago bank....

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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