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Prosecutor's unrelenting questions to Pistorius

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:59
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- The chief prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial continued Monday to question nearly every aspect of the Olympian's story surrounding his fatal shooting of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp....
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APNewsBreak: Russian jet passes near US warship

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:56
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Russian fighter jet made multiple, close-range passes near an American warship in the Black Sea for more than 90 minutes Saturday amid escalating tensions in the region, a U.S. military official said Monday....
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Chile's Valparaiso still aflame; 12 dead; 500 hurt

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:39
VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) -- Helicopters and airplanes dumped water on wildfires and the smoldering wreckage of hilltop neighborhoods Monday as sailors in riot gear prepared to evacuate 700 more families who would be endangered if the winds turn again....
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Engaged pair, teen athlete among dead in bus crash

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:29
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Five high school students and three chaperones have been confirmed dead or are unaccounted for after a charter bus heading to Humboldt State University was struck by a FedEx tractor-trailer in Northern California. The bus and big rig drivers were also killed....
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Chances of getting audited by IRS lowest in years

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:22
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday's tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in years....
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False leads in search for missing jet

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:06
If the signals detected deep in the Indian Ocean are truly from the wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, they ultimately will close the book on a frustrating long list of false leads in the effort to find the jet. Here are the most prominent moments in which hopes of solving the tragic aviation mystery were dashed:...
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Egypt: el-Sissi in final step to run for president

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:49
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's former military chief on Monday took the final formal step to run in next month's presidential election, submitting to the election commission eight times the number of signatures required, his campaign said in a statement....
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Pro sports becoming more open to paternity leave

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:19
Tony Perez was on the road with the Cincinnati Reds in 1966 when he got the call that his first child was on the way. There was no discussion about leaving the team to attend Victor's birth, no such thing as paternity leave....
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MTV Movie Awards big Hollywood studio plug-fest

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 09:05
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Last year, the MTV Movie Awards moved up its broadcast date from June to April to incorporate a summer movie plug-fest. Sunday night's show cemented that change as clips from anticipated blockbusters debuted at the madcap ceremony....
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Bubba goes green for the 2nd time at Augusta

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 03:17
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Bubba Watson scooped up his son, hugged his wife and took off down the ropes along the 18th green, high-fiving the patrons at Augusta National....
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Utah woman arrested after 7 dead babies found

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 23:57
PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (AP) -- A Utah woman accused of killing several babies she gave birth to over 10 years was arrested Sunday after police discovered seven tiny bodies stuffed in separate cardboard boxes in the garage of her former home....
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Chile fire toll: 12 dead; 2,000 homes destroyed

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 21:53
VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) -- A raging fire leaped from hilltop to hilltop in this colorful Chilean port city and stubbornly burned out of control in places more than 24 hours later, killing 12 people and destroying at least 2,000 homes. More than 10,000 people were evacuated, including more than 200 female inmates at a prison....
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Window opens on secret camp within Guantanamo

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 19:34
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) -- Attorney James Connell has visited his client inside the secret Guantanamo prison complex known as Camp 7 only once, taken in a van with covered windows on a circuitous trek to disguise the route on the scrub brush-and-cactus covered military base....
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No cellphone, no problem at tradition-rich Masters

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 18:03
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- No cellphones. No video screens. No electronic scoreboards....
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Cost of fighting warming 'modest,' says UN panel

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 17:43
BERLIN (AP) -- The cost of keeping global warming in check is "relatively modest," but only if the world acts quickly to reverse the buildup of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere, the head of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change said Sunday....
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Abdullah, Ghani lead in partial Afghan vote tally

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 15:54
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Two clear front-runners emerged in Afghanistan's presidential election as partial results released Sunday showed a tight race that increasingly appears destined for a runoff vote....
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AP PHOTOS: Vatican, Holy Land mark Palm Sunday

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 15:01
Around the world, Christians are marking Palm Sunday with waving fronds, processions and prayer....
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Pope poses for 'selfies' after Palm Sunday homily

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:09
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice. Later, he continued to stray from the script by hopping off his popemobile to pose for "selfies" with young people and also sipping tea passed to him from the crowd....
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Ukraine officer killed in gunbattle in east

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 10:15
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Ukrainian special forces exchanged gunfire with a pro-Russia militia in an eastern city Sunday, with at least one security officer killed and five others wounded. It was the first reported gunbattle in eastern Ukraine, where armed pro-Russia men have seized a number of government buildings in recent days....
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High fees eroding many 401(k) retirement accounts

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 09:37
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's the silent enemy in our retirement accounts: High fees....
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