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  • UN finds second black box of Air Algerie jet

    4 minutes ago

    (AP) BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali says its experts have found the second black box of the Air Algerie flight that fell from the sky and disintegrated in remote northern Mali, killing all 118 people onboard. ...

  • Egypt to try 20 suspected in terrorist attacks

    4 minutes ago

    (AP) CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's chief prosecutor's office says it has charged 20 suspected militants with carrying terrorist attacks that killed seven people and wounded more than 100. The statement released by Hisham Barakat's office Saturday said those charges belonged to ...

  • Minister: Flights between Aruba, Venezuela resume

    11 minutes ago

    (AP) ORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP) — Flights between Aruba and Venezuela have resumed after the South American country suspended them following the arrest of the highest-ranking Venezuelan official ever detained on a U.S. warrant. Aruba Justice Minister Arthur Dowers told The Associated ...

  • Saturday's Sports Scoreboard

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    (AP) All Times Eastern Interleague Miami vs Houston, 7:10 p.m. American League Toronto vs N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m. Baltimore vs Seattle, 4:10 p.m. Boston vs Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox vs Minnesota, 7:10 p.m. Cleveland vs Kansas City, 7:10 ...

  • 2 Nevada hunters among NDOW dream tag winners

    21 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Hunters from New Mexico, North Dakota and California have joined a pair of locals as winners of five premier hunting tags in the Nevada Dream Tag raffle. Nevada Department of Wildlife spokesman Chris Healy says this ...

  • French minister calls on protesters to observe ban

    42 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — France's interior minister has called on organizers of a banned pro-Gaza protest to observe the order, fearing anti-Semitic violence. Bernard Cazeneuve made his public appeal shortly before Saturday's demonstration in Paris was to start. Hours earlier, the ...

  • Hungary leader says NGOs serving foreign interests

    44 minutes ago

    (AP) BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's prime minister says that certain civic groups financed from abroad are holding back the nation's development. Prime Minister Viktor Orban says "paid political activists" in the groups are trying to obstruct efforts to increase Hungary's ...

  • Diplomats call for extension of Gaza cease-fire

    52 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — Foreign Ministers from seven nations are calling for an extension of the 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in the Gaza Strip. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius (loh-RAHN' FAH'-bee-yus) on Saturday also urged world leaders to negotiate a long-term truce ...

  • Planes fly more victims from Ukraine crash site

    1 hour, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two cargo planes have flown 38 more coffins carrying victims of the Malaysia Airlines disaster out of eastern Ukraine to a forensic center in the Netherlands for identification and investigation. The planes took off Saturday from ...

  • Goosen, Ogilvy to play at PGA tourney in Reno

    1 hour, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A pair of former U.S. Open champs have agreed to play in Reno next week at the PGA Tour's Barracuda Championship. Officials for the tournament formerly called the Reno-Tahoe Open announced on Friday that Retief Goosen ...

  • US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

    1 hour, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has shuttered the U.S. embassy in Libya and evacuated American staffers there as the security situation in the capital Tripoli deteriorates amid worsening clashes between rival militias. The department said in a statement that ...

  • State Dept.: US shutters embassy in Libya, evacuates staff amid growing violence in Tripoli

    1 hour, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — State Dept.: US shutters embassy in Libya, evacuates staff amid growing violence in Tripoli.

  • Activists: Syrian rebels shoot down helicopter

    2 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say Syrian rebels have shot down a helicopter gunship over a slum in the northern city of Aleppo, killing at least four people. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the helicopter was shot down ...

  • Police hunt for 2 who carjacked SUV, killed 3 kids

    7 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police were searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit to raise money for their church, killing three kids and critically injuring their mother and the ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 6:37 a.m. EDT

    2 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) Police hunt for 2 who carjacked SUV, killed 3 kids Hospital shooting suspect had history of violence Federal court upholds Fla.'s docs vs. glocks law Police still investigating after burglar killed Baby dies after being left in hot car in ...

  • 2 critics of Swaziland government sentenced

    2 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Two government critics in Swaziland have been sentenced to two years in prison after being found guilty of contempt of court for publishing articles lamenting alleged threats to judicial independence in the southern African kingdom. Human rights ...

  • Russia: EU sanctions weaken anti-terrorism efforts

    3 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is lashing out at the latest round of Ukraine-related sanctions imposed by the European Union, saying they endanger the fight against international terrorism. The sanctions, announced on Friday, impose travel bans and asset freezes on 15 ...

  • AP Top Business News At 6 a.m. EDT

    3 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) In Chinese shadow, Hong Kong fights for its future In Chinese shadow, Hong Kong fights for its future EU hits Russian intelligence chiefs with sanctions Oil rises just above $102 a barrel Cellphone unlocking set to become legal again Obama: ...

  • Obama: Offshore 'tax inversions' are unpatriotic

    3 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says a loophole that lets companies dodge U.S. taxes by moving their headquarters overseas is unpatriotic. Obama is denouncing "tax inversions" in his weekly radio and Internet address. He says companies are essentially renouncing ...

  • Malaysian prime minister to travel to Netherlands

    3 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will travel to the Netherlands on Wednesday to discuss the downed Malaysia Airlines jet with his Dutch counterpart. In a statement Saturday, Najib said that in particular, he will discuss ...

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