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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....

Russia stares at recession as Ukraine crisis scars economy

Russia looks increasingly likely to sink into recession in 2014 as the knock‑on effects of its standoff with the West over Ukraine hurt an economy...

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....

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...

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...

Nintendo changed gaming world, but future uncertain

The Nintendo Game Boy celebrates its 25th anniversary Monday and game expert Stephen Upstone says the console can be credited with creating a trend towards...

 

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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....

Russia stares at recession as Ukraine crisis scars economy

Russia looks increasingly likely to sink into recession in 2014 as the knock‑on effects of its standoff with the West over Ukraine hurt an economy...

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...

Europe's mergers and acquisitions market heats up

Europe's mergers and acquisitions market is rebounding after years in the doldrums, as improving market sentiment is prompting companies to spend cash built up during...

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"...

Bangladesh opposition chief asks top court to halt trial

Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia was set on Sunday to launch a last‑ditch legal bid to avoid standing trial for corruption, a case she says...

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...

 

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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...

Two Egyptian police officers killed in attack

A police officer and a conscript were killed after armed attackers opened fire on their patrol car, Egypt's interior ministry announced on Sunday, the latest...

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...

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"...

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...

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...

 

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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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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...

Wenger defiant ahead of Hull Cup final 'warm‑up'

Arsene Wenger insists his Arsenal side have made progress this season despite once again facing a battle to hold on to a top four spot....

Wie's win snaps LPGA title drought

American Michelle Wie won her first LPGA title since 2010, firing five‑under par 67 for a two‑shot victory in the Lotte Championship....