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April 19, 2014

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  • Japan minister at shrine honoring war criminals

    12 minutes ago

    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese Cabinet minister has visited a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead including war criminals in what has repeatedly caused friction with Japan's neighbors. Lawmaker Keiji Furuya, who chairs the National Public Safety Commission, said on ...

  • 13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

    34 minutes ago

    (AP) KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest ...

  • Hate crime charge in NYC attack on Sikh professor

    32 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — A man police say pulled the beard of a Sikh professor last year in New York City has been charged with a hate crime. Christian Morales was charged Saturday with aggravated harassment in the September attack ...

  • NV youth coach pleads no contest to battery charge

    40 minutes ago

    (AP) MINDEN, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada youth soccer coach accused of striking a referee after a game has pleaded no contest to a gross misdemeanor charge of battery. East Fork Justice Tom Perkins banned 30-year-old Elizabeth Deaton from coaching youth ...

  • Beijing auto show opens amid market slowdown

    47 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — Global and Chinese automakers are looking to the Beijing auto show to help boost sales in a slowing, intensely competitive market. Brands from General Motors Co. to Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motors are unveiling new and ...

  • AP Top Business News At 8:37 p.m. EDT

    11 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) Beijing auto show opens amid market slowdown Documents detail another delayed GM recall Coachella's young audience a marketers paradise Big names among prospective Buffalo Bills buyers 5 features an Amazon phone might offer Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review ...

  • Man detained after LA Times building lockdown

    53 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police say a man who allegedly made threatening statements, forcing the lockdown of the Los Angeles Times building, is being held for a mental health evaluation. Sgt. Keith Green said Saturday that a psychologist requested a ...

  • Juan Gabriel released from Las Vegas hospital

    1 hour, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mexican singer Juan Gabriel plans to resume his tour concerts May 1 after being released from a Las Vegas hospital. A tour publicist said in a statement Friday night that the 64-year-old singer's health has improved ...

  • Body found by highway is missing Massachusetts boy

    1 hour, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old, authorities said Saturday. The body found Friday off Interstate 190 has been positively identified as ...

  • AP Top International News At 8 p.m. EDT

    1 hour, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) 10 more bodies found inside sunken ferry by divers Holy fire ceremony draws thousands in Jerusalem 13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche Confusion, anger as sunken ferry's relatives wait At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter 4 French journalists ...

  • Tarkanian released from Las Vegas hospital

    1 hour, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian is back home after spending 10 days in a Las Vegas hospital following a heart attack. Danny Tarkanian says his father was "very tired" but "smiling" after being released Saturday from ...

  • Jack White records songs, releases vinyl in hours

    1 hour, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — 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 was available on a limited run of vinyl. The singer and ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 7:54 p.m. EDT

    1 hour, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) Divers find 10 more bodies inside sunken ferry off South Korea; captain arrested Working on the roof of the world: Mount Everest, the Sherpas, poverty and danger East Ukraine insurgents prepare for Easter, fortify barricades 4 French journalists abducted in ...

  • A's score 3 in 9th, rally past Astros 4-3

    1 hour, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Josh Reddick hit an RBI single that capped a three-run rally in the ninth inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics over the Houston Astros 4-3 on Saturday. The Astros lost their sixth in a row. Jed Lowrie ...

  • Calif. man says he was on Everest during avalanche

    1 hour, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A California man said he was on Mount Everest when an avalanche struck that killed at least 13 people. Kenwood, Calif., contractor Jon Reiter said his Sherpa guide pushed him behind some ice blocks and ...

  • 10 more bodies found inside South Korean ferry

    1 hour, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Divers have recovered 10 more bodies from inside the ferry that sank off South Korea. The confirmed death toll is now 46. Officials said Sunday the bodies were recovered following divers gaining access to the ...

  • Hometown favorite wants to win Boston, for Boston

    2 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — Shalane Flanagan grew up in nearby Marblehead with a reverence for the Boston Marathon and dreamed, like many locals and foreign runners alike, that she would win the race someday. Her goal has changed now. But only ...

  • US weighing military exercises in Eastern Europe

    2 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — A Western official says the United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks. The exercises would follow Russia's buildup of forces near its ...

  • Divers recover 10 more bodies from inside sunken South Korean ferry; death toll now 46

    2 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Divers recover 10 more bodies from inside sunken South Korean ferry; death toll now 46 .

  • Athletics 4, Astros 3

    19 hours, 51 minutes ago

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