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  • Guinea to cancel BSG Resources-Vale mining rights

    56 minutes ago

    (AP) CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — The government of Guinea says it plans to revoke the mining rights to one of the largest untapped iron ore deposits in the world, following a watchdog's recommendation. A committee reviewing mining deals in the West ...

  • Mega Millions winning numbers

    59 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were: 18-25-38-45-63, Mega Ball: 9 (eighteen, twenty-five, thirty-eight, forty-five, sixty-three, Mega Ball: nine) Estimated jackpot: $38 million ___ Arizona Winners: Combination Prize No. AZ Winners ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in AZ '2 BY 2' game

    1 hour, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday night's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "2 BY 2" game were: Red Balls: 4-16, White Balls: 10-23 (Red Balls: four, sixteen; White Balls: ten, twenty-three) Top Prize: $20,000

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    1 hour, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 9-17-22-26-31 (nine, seventeen, twenty-two, twenty-six, thirty-one) Estimated jackpot: $145,000 Players with all five numbers win all or share a ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Weekly Winnings' game

    1 hour, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Weekly Winnings" game were: 4-20-47-49 (four, twenty, forty-seven, forty-nine)

  • Confusion, anger as sunken ferry's relatives wait

    1 hour, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) JINDO, South Korea (AP) — The informal briefing by a South Korean coast guard rescuer started calmly enough. He stood on a stage in front of relatives of those missing from a sunken ferry, explaining how divers trying to find ...

  • Man arrested over murder of ex-IRA leader

    1 hour, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) DUBLIN (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland have arrested a man for questioning about the killing of a senior Irish Republican Army hard-liner. Police said Saturday the 26-year-old man was being questioned about the shooting of Tommy Crossan. Local residents ...

  • Drone in Yemen kills 9 suspected al-Qaida fighters

    1 hour, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A U.S. drone strike in southern Yemen killed nine suspected al-Qaida militants and three civilians Saturday, authorities said, part of America's ongoing strikes in the country against what it considers the terror network's most dangerous local ...

  • Report: Iran VP says row over reactor resolved

    2 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state television is reporting that the Islamic Republic's vice president is saying a dispute between world powers and the country over its heavy water reactor at Arak has been "virtually resolved." A state television report ...

  • Strong earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea

    3 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) SYDNEY (AP) — A powerful earthquake has struck off the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, but a tsunami warning was in effect. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-7.5 ...

  • AP Top Business News At 10 a.m. EDT

    3 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) 5 features an Amazon phone might offer Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review EU official against cutting Russia gas ties National energy boom blurs political battle lines US newspaper industry revenue fell 2.6 pct in 2013 Unemployment rates fall ...

  • Ministry: 2 killed in apparent Bahrain car bombing

    3 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Authorities in Bahrain say an apparent car bombing has killed two people and wounded one west of the capital, Manama. A statement Saturday from the Interior Ministry said the blast happened in Mughsha, a village along ...

  • AP Top Strange News At 9:47 a.m. EDT

    23 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) Alleged fraudster visits Austrian police, arrested Bryant U. cracks down on selfies at graduation Easter butter lamb gets 'pardon' at Buffalo market Professor: 'Game of Thrones' pic got me suspended Man avoids $525 fine for refill at SC hospital Tacoma ...

  • Alleged fraudster visits Austrian police, arrested

    3 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) VIENNA (AP) — A German sought by authorities for alleged fraud has been arrested in Austria — after dropping into a police station to ask officers whether he was under investigation. Police in Salzburg said the 59-year-old man walked into ...

  • 4 French journalists held hostage in Syria freed

    4 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — Four French journalists held hostage in Syria for 10 months have been released, officials said Saturday, the latest batch of reporters to be freed in what has become the world's deadliest conflict for the media. President Francois ...

  • Egypt archaeologists find ancient writer's tomb

    4 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's minister of antiquities says a team of Spanish archaeologists has discovered two tombs in the southern part of the country, one of them belonging to a writer and containing a trove of artifacts including reed pens ...

  • Baseball Calendar

    5 hours ago

    (AP) May 14-15 — Owners meetings, New York. June 5 — Amateur draft. July 15 — All-Star game, Minneapolis. July 18 — Deadline for amateur draft picks to sign. July 27 — Hall of Fame inductions, Cooperstown, N.Y. July 31 — ...

  • Iran denounces US ruling to sell property

    5 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has condemned a ruling issued by a U.S. federal judge approving plans to sell a 36-story Manhattan office building and other properties owned by Iran nationwide in what will be the largest terrorism-related forfeiture ever. ...

  • AP Top International News At 7:49 a.m. EDT

    5 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) Captain of sunken SKorean ferry, 2 crew arrested Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spats Sub search for missing jet to be finished in week 4 questions about missing Malaysian plane answered 13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche ...

  • Ukraine crisis: turning points

    6 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — An agreement struck by the U.S., the European Union, Russia and Ukraine has raised hopes for defusing the Ukrainian crisis, which has strained East-West ties to a degree unseen since the Cold War. The deal Thursday in ...

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