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April 18, 2014

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  • AP Top Business News At 11:39 p.m. EDT

    14 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) Wal-Mart jumps into the money transfer biz, loudly Aereo CEO speaks on future of company, industry Cyber cops: Target hackers may take years to find US stock market ends higher as earnings pour in Judge won't order recalled GM cars ...

  • Asian stocks mostly higher after mixed US earnings

    6 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher Friday despite mixed U.S. earnings reports with many of the region's exchanges closed for Good Friday. Oil trading also was suspended for the holiday. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 0.6 percent to 14,504.47. ...

  • Royal couple enjoy sheep-shearing demo Down Under

    6 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) SYDNEY (AP) — Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, have enjoyed a sheep-shearing demonstration and greeted crowds of flower-bearing fans at an agricultural fair in Sydney. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spent Friday morning at the Sydney Royal ...

  • Police: Man ate pot candy before shooting wife

    6 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — A Denver man accused of killing his wife while she was on the phone with a 911 dispatcher ate marijuana-infused candy before the attack, according to search warrants released Thursday. Denver police are investigating if the pot ...

  • Lester leads Red Sox past White Sox 3-1

    6 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester pitched eight sharp innings and David Ross hit a tiebreaking RBI double in Boston's two-run ninth, leading the Red Sox to a 3-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night. Lester (2-2) allowed ...

  • Red Sox 3, White Sox 1

    6 hours, 46 minutes ago

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  • AP Top Sports News At 11 p.m. EDT

    6 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West? Duke freshman Jabari Parker declares for NBA draft 10 Things to See in Sports: AP's top sports photos Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks At Boston Marathon, a chance ...

  • Hawaii lawmakers agree to end police sex loophole

    6 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii lawmakers in both chambers agree that legal permission for police to have sex with prostitutes should end. House and Senate members are still negotiating on the version of House Bill 1926 they will send to the ...

  • Shields strikes out 12, Royals sweep Astros 5-1

    6 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) HOUSTON (AP) — James Shields struck out 12 in eight innings and the Kansas City Royals completed a three-game sweep of the Houston Astros with a 5-1 win on Thursday night. Shields (1-2) gave up one run and four hits, ...

  • Officials say climbers feared missing after avalanche sweeps Mount Everest

    6 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Officials say climbers feared missing after avalanche sweeps Mount Everest.

  • Twins use wild rally past Blue Jays for sweep

    6 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota scored three straight runs on wild pitches by the Toronto Blue Jays' Sergio Santos in the eighth inning, when the Twins walked eight times off three relievers in rallying for a 9-5 victory and a sweep ...

  • Twins 9, Blue Jays 5

    7 hours, 2 minutes ago

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  • Royals 5, Astros 1

    7 hours, 3 minutes ago

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  • McCutchen, Alvarez lead Pirates over Brewers

    7 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit his first homer of the season and drove in three runs, Pedro Alvarez had a three-run shot and pinch-hitter Josh Harrison broke a tie with a long ball in the seventh inning as the ...

  • Divers pumping air into submerged SKorean ship

    7 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Coast guard officials say divers have begun pumping air into a submerged South Korean ship 48 hours after it listed and sank. But it wasn't immediately clear if the air was for survivors or for ...

  • Coast guard says divers have begun pumping air into submerged South Korean ferry

    7 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Coast guard says divers have begun pumping air into submerged South Korean ferry.

  • Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West?

    11 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) To get another shot at LeBron James, the San Antonio Spurs may have to go through Dirk Nowitzki, then Dwight Howard and James Harden, and finally Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. Survive all that, and maybe they can avenge that ...

  • Ex-quarterback McNabb spends day in Arizona jail

    7 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb was released Thursday from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year. Records released by West Mesa Justice Court show McNabb served his time ...

  • Yankees 10, Rays 2

    7 hours, 26 minutes ago

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  • Sabathia beats Price; Yanks top Rays 10-2

    7 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — CC Sabathia pitched seven innings for a rare win at Tropicana Field, leading the New York Yankees past David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays 10-2 Thursday night in a matchup of former AL Cy ...

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