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After Algerian landslide, what next?

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 15:16
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- Algeria's frail president won a fourth term in a landslide victory, but it only masks a bigger question for this oil-rich North African nation - what now? It's still unclear who will eventually succeed the 77-year-old leader who has been in power since 1999 and deal with an emboldened opposition....
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Some countries get Obama, but want his wife, too

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 15:05
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When President Barack Obama travels abroad, sometimes it's not enough for just the leader of the free world to show up. People in other countries want the first lady, too....
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57-nation OSCE plays key Ukraine monitoring role

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:30
VIENNA (AP) -- A 57-nation organization with a history of mediation but no enforcing powers has been tasked with helping to translate diplomatic progress on easing Ukrainian tensions into reality on the ground....
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World reacts to death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:16
Reaction to death of writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez:...
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MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 13:09
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life - and then died doing it, becoming a central character in the gripping hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects....
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AP PHOTOS: Stratocaster still a favorite at 60

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:09
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Jimi Hendrix made it shriek. Buddy Holly made it swing. Stevie Ray Vaughn made it snarl....
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Advice to Democrats: Don't say `recovery'

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:56
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Election-year memo to Democratic candidates: Don't talk about the economic recovery. It's a political loser....
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White House updating online privacy policy

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 07:40
A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes, are in the open domain....
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Filipino devotees re-enact crucifixion of Christ

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 06:13
SAN PEDRO CUTUD, Philippines (AP) -- Devotees in northern Philippine villages had themselves nailed to wooded crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ as thousands of local and foreign spectators watched the bloody annual rites to mark Good Friday in Asia's largest Roman Catholic nation....
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Student struggles to recount fatal truck-bus crash

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:12
ORLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Most of the 911 calls from witnesses to last week's fiery truck-bus collision that killed 10 were matter of fact. Then there was the one from a passenger: With shrieks in the background, the student struggled to recount how a truck came roaring toward them....
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Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in 3 OTs

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 03:47
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- In the first period, Ryan Miller looked like the goalie who limped home 0-5. For the final 80 minutes, 26 seconds, the St. Louis Blues saw the cool, confident backstop they acquired to make the deep playoff run they've long sought....
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Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 03:20
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more people signing up overall and a much-needed spark of interest among young adults....
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Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in 3 OTs

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 01:36
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Blues went the distance, and then some, to get the jump on the defending Stanley Cup champions....
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Works by Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 00:24
Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez was among Latin America's most popular writers and widely considered the father of a literary style known as magic realism....
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 00:15
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast....
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Divers pumping air into submerged SKorean ship

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 22:37
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 a salvage operation....
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Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West?

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 22:29
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....
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Grief in town of students missing in ferry sinking

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 22:22
ANSAN, South Korea (AP) -- The most poignant reminders of what's been lost here are the most ordinary....
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Jury convicts husband in Iraqi woman's death

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 22:07
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) -- An Iraqi immigrant was convicted Thursday of bludgeoning his wife to death in a case that initially was considered a hate crime because a note found next to her body said: "This is my country, go back to yours, you terrorist."...
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Excerpts from the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 21:52
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Here are some excerpts from the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez....
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