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  • Police say 5 dead in Calgary stabbings

    1 hour, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — A recent graduate of the University of Calgary was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party that the police chief called the worst mass slaying in the western Canadian city's history. ...

  • Marathon suspect seeks dismissal of some charges

    1 hour, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect are headed to court to ask a judge to dismiss some of the charges against him and to ease restrictions on him in prison. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has pleaded not guilty ...

  • Credit Suisse profits down 34 percent

    1 hour, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Swiss bank Credit Suisse says net profit fell 34 percent in the first quarter as revenues decreased from its investment banking business. Profit fell to 859 million Swiss francs ($976 million) from 1.303 billion francs in ...

  • Alleged serial killings highlight GPS limits

    1 hour, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Franc Cano and Steven Dean Gordon proved not once, but allegedly twice, that GPS trackers — the electronic leashes worn by 100,000 freed criminals in the U.S. — aren't foolproof. Two years ago, the pair ...

  • Nicasio solid in Rockies' 3-2 win over Padres

    1 hour, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — Juan Nicasio pitched six solid innings and the Colorado Rockies recorded a rare road victory with a 3-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night. Nicasio (2-0) limited the light-hitting Padres to two runs ...

  • Rockies 3, Padres 2

    1 hour, 39 minutes ago

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  • 2 dead after ferry sinks off South Korean coast

    1 hour, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — More than 100 people were still unaccounted Wednesday several hours after a ferry carrying 476, most of them high school students, sank in cold waters off South Korea's southern coast, killing at least two and ...

  • Clippers beat Nuggets 117-105 for record 57th win

    1 hour, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin scored 24 points while picking up his 16th technical, and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in beating the Denver Nuggets 117-105 on Tuesday night for their franchise-record 57th victory of the ...

  • Nuggets-Clippers, Box

    2 hours ago

    (AP) DENVER (105) Miller 4-12 0-0 11, Faried 7-12 7-8 21, Mozgov 6-10 6-7 18, Brooks 6-12 4-4 19, Foye 2-12 7-7 11, Vesely 4-7 1-2 9, Fournier 3-10 2-2 9, Chandler 3-7 0-0 7. Totals 35-82 27-30 105. L.A. CLIPPERS ...

  • AP PHOTOS: Hikers take to mountains for winter fix

    2 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) MOUNT ADAMS, N.H. (AP) — Joe Murdzek was leading a group of friends when he encountered a short, steep snowfield about a mile and a half below the summit of Mount Adams, the Northeast's second-loftiest peak. It was a clear ...

  • Royal couple arrive in Sydney for Down Under tour

    2 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) SYDNEY (AP) — Britain's Prince William, his wife, Kate, and their baby son, George, have arrived in Sydney to kick off their tour of Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge landed in Sydney on Wednesday after wrapping up a ...

  • Classes to resume at Pennsylvania stabbing school

    2 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A Pittsburgh-area high school is to resume classes one week after a student stabbed 21 others and a security guard, leaving four students still hospitalized. Wednesday's normal schedule at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville follows ...

  • Mets jump on struggling D-backs early in 9-0 win

    2 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — Kirk Nieuwenhuis had three hits and three RBIs in his season debut, Jenrry Mejia pitched five effective innings in a combined three-hitter and the New York Mets routed the struggling Arizona Diamondbacks 9-0 Tuesday night. The Mets ...

  • Mets 9, Diamondbacks 0

    2 hours, 51 minutes ago

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  • AP Top Business News At 12:30 a.m. EDT

    2 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) China's growth slows to 7.4 percent in 1Q GM to ask bankruptcy court for lawsuit protection Detroit strikes 2nd deal with its other retirees Asia shares rise, shrug off slower China growth Yellen signals more aggressive stance toward banks US ...

  • College Board provides a glimpse of new SAT

    3 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Anxious students — not to mention their parents — can get a heads-up for how the redesigned SAT might look in two years. Sample questions for the new version of the college-entrance test were released Wednesday by ...

  • White Sox slip past Red Sox 2-1 on error in 9th

    3 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Alexei Ramirez scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning on a throwing error and the Chicago White Sox edged the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on a frigid Tuesday night. Tied at one, Red ...

  • Ford to offer 50th anniversary Mustang

    3 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Ford is building a limited-edition Mustang GT to honor the pony car's 50th anniversary. The company will only build 1,964 special cars, honoring the year the Mustang first went on sale. The 50 Year Limited Edition ...

  • Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane

    3 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — When Judith Faraiz's son was near death after a severe motorcycle accident, she put his life in the hands of God and Cuban doctors. Like many in Petare, a sprawling hillside slum of crumbling brick buildings ...

  • 751-foot ship grounded in Chesapeake Bay

    3 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A large ship has gone aground in the lower Chesapeake Bay and the Coast Guard says it has received reports of other ships dragging anchor due to high winds. Petty Officer First Class Brandyn Hill ...

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