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April 15, 2014

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  • AP Top News at 10:24 p.m. EDT

    3 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) Solemn tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing BOSTON (AP) — Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over ...

  • Chile leader to relocate Valparaiso fire victims

    3 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — President Michelle Bachelet vowed Tuesday to reconstruct this once-beautiful port city according to a master plan that would prevent many of the 12,500 victims of devastating wildfires from rebuilding on hills that cannot be protected from ...

  • Marlins snap 8-game skid by beating Nats 11-2

    3 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) MIAMI (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton tied a career high with five RBIs, including a three-run homer off Stephen Strasburg, and the Miami Marlins broke an eight-game losing streak by beating the Washington Nationals 11-2 Tuesday night. Strasburg (1-2) endured another ...

  • Rail companies to report fertilizer delivery plans

    3 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A federal oversight board told Canadian Pacific Railway and BNSF Railway that they have until Friday to report their plans to ensure delivery of fertilizer shipments for spring planting of U.S. crops. The Surface Transportation Board's ...

  • Amnesty: Haiti human rights activist threatened

    3 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A leading human rights activist in Haiti has been threatened for his work, Amnesty International said Tuesday, marking the latest documented case of attacks or threats against watchdog groups in the Caribbean nation. Pierre Esperance received ...

  • Marlins 11, Nationals 2

    3 hours, 23 minutes ago

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  • New Zealander killed in Yemen anti-terror strike

    3 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand officials say a citizen was killed in November during a counter-terrorism operation in Yemen. Stephen Parker, a spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, confirmed the man was a joint citizen ...

  • China's growth slows to 24-year low of 7.4 percent

    3 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth slowed to a 24-year low of 7.4 percent in the first quarter, raising the risk of job losses and a potential impact on its trading partners. The figure reported Wednesday by the government was ...

  • China's economic growth slows to 24-year low of 7.4 percent, raising risk of job losses

    3 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth slows to 24-year low of 7.4 percent, raising risk of job losses.

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Derby' game

    3 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were: 1st:12 Lucky Charms-2nd:1 Gold Rush-3rd:5 California Classic, Race Time: 1:49.03 (1st: 12 Lucky Charms, 2nd: 1 Gold Rush, 3rd: 5 California Classic; ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    3 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 08-10-15-18-23 (eight, ten, fifteen, eighteen, twenty-three) The numbers are listed in sequential order, but any combination wins.

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Evening' game

    3 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Evening" game were: 9-1-5 (nine, one, five) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4' game

    3 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 4" game were: 0-0-8-2 (zero, zero, eight, two) Ticket-holders with all four winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • White Sox wear Boston Strong on 1-year anniversary

    3 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have paid tribute to victims of the Boston Marathon bombing before their game against the Red Sox. The White Sox played a video montage and held a moment of silence as both teams ...

  • Reports: Ferry with 471 people sinking off SKorea

    3 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A government office says a South Korean passenger ship carrying about 470 people has sent a distress call off the southern coast after it began leaning to one side. South Korean media, including Yonhap news ...

  • Police say 5 dead in Calgary stabbings

    4 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — A University of Calgary university student was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party Tuesday that the police chief called the worst mass murder in the Canadian city's history. Matthew Douglas ...

  • San Francisco considers ending rental ban

    4 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco lawmakers are considering making it legal for city residents to rent out their homes on sites such as Airbnb, but only if they have liability insurance and meet other requirements, a newspaper reported. Supervisor ...

  • Holder to deliver remarks in Overland Park

    4 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Overland Park, Kan., on Thursday to pay tribute to the victims of the shootings at two Jewish community sites. The interfaith memorial ceremony is scheduled to ...

  • AP Top News At 9:08 p.m. EDT

    4 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) Solemn tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing Ukraine bares teeth against eastern uprising 10 Things to Know for Wednesday New York police end Muslim surveillance program Iran cuts proliferation-prone uranium stock Supremacist faces murder charges in Kansas deaths Violence surges from ...

  • Delta evacuates jet in Atlanta due to cabin smoke

    4 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — Fire officials say a Delta Air Lines jet at Atlanta's international airport has been evacuated after a report of smoke in the cabin. Atlanta Fire Rescue spokeswoman Janet Ward said the smoke eventually dissipated Tuesday evening. She ...

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