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Boston bombing exhibit includes shoes, runner bibs

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 08:00
BOSTON (AP) -- After the twin bombings at the Boston Marathon last April, mourners began leaving thousands of items at a makeshift memorial near the finish line to honor the victims of the attacks....
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Kerry to Mideast at critical point in peace talks

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 07:11
PARIS (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is heading back to the Middle East for talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders as peace talks hit a critical make-or-break point....
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Beloved pets also lost, displaced by mudslide

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 07:02
DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) -- After a rescue worker called her animal clinic saying dogs had been extracted from the destruction left behind by a massive mudslide, veterinary assistant Cassna Wemple and her colleagues raced to this small Washington town near the debris field....
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UN panel: Warming worsens food, hunger problems

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 05:25
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) -- Global warming makes feeding the world harder and more expensive, a United Nations scientific panel said....
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'You want to skip steps but you can't.'

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 03:31
Welcome back to BracketRacket, the one-stop shopping place for all your offbeat NCAA tournament needs. In today's edition, coach Cal keeps going back to the future, Florida beats Dayton (again!) in some kind of parallel universe, UConn wins but loses face, and tourists enjoy a rare moment of consensus in New York. Without further ado:...
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Fearsome Final Foursome headed to North Texas

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 03:23
Florida had not been to the Final Four since all those future first-round draft picks were in Gainesville. Wisconsin and coach Bo Ryan had never been....
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US, Russia offer differing solutions on Ukraine

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 03:15
PARIS (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov are advancing far different proposals on how to calm tensions and de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine as Russia continues to mass troops along its border with the former Soviet republic....
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Global warming dials up our risks, UN report says

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 01:53
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) -- If the world doesn't cut pollution of heat-trapping gases, the already noticeable harms of global warming could spiral "out of control," the head of a United Nations scientific panel warned Monday....
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Low-cost Dominican surgeries spark warnings by US

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 01:19
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) -- Beverly Brignoni was a young New Yorker seeking a less expensive way to enhance her appearance and she did what many other people are now doing: travel to the Dominican Republic for cosmetic surgery....
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Smith, Denorfia lift Padres to 3-1 win over LA

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 00:26
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- For one day at least, the moderate-payroll San Diego Padres are in first place in the NL West, ahead of the big-spending Los Angeles Dodgers....
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Seabed of jet hunt zone mostly flat with 1 trench

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 20:28
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- Two miles beneath the sea surface where satellites and planes are looking for debris from the missing Malaysian jet, the ocean floor is cold, dark, covered in a squishy muck of dead plankton and - in a potential break for the search - mostly flat. The troubling exception is a steep, rocky drop ending in a deep trench....
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Harrison lifts Wildcats to 75-72 win over Michigan

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 19:53
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Aaron Harrison made a 3-pointer from NBA range with 2.3 seconds left Sunday to lift Kentucky and its freshmen to a 75-72 win over Michigan and a trip to the Final Four....
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No national system to track landslide hazards

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 19:22
SEATTLE (AP) -- People living in the path of a deadly Washington state landslide had virtually no warning before a wall of mud, trees and other debris thundered down the mountain. Some of the homeowners didn't even know the hillside could give way at any time....
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Congress: GM twice failed to fix defect

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 18:57
DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors discussed two separate fixes for an ignition switch defect in 2005 but canceled both of them without taking action, according to a memo released Sunday by the House subcommittee investigating GM's handling of the defect and a subsequent recall....
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UConn upsets Michigan St 60-54, back to Final Four

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 18:38
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shabazz Napier owed UConn....
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Conflict with Russia galvanizes Ukraine's identity

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 17:39
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- He's one of Russia's favorite doctors, the author of books read by parents from Moscow to Siberia. And he lives in eastern Ukraine where the Russian language is dominant and ties to Russia strong....
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Turkey premier may get boost from local elections

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 16:03
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was looking to emerge from a corruption scandal with a boost from local elections Sunday....
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Test accurately rules out heart attacks in the ER

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 15:49
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A simple test appears very good at ruling out heart attacks in people who go to emergency rooms with chest pain, a big public health issue and a huge worry for patients....
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Brazil police push into Rio de Janeiro slums

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 15:26
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- More than 1,400 police officers and Brazilian Marines rolled into a massive complex of slums near Rio de Janeiro's international airport before dawn Sunday in the latest security push ahead of this year's World Cup....
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Police fire pepper spray at Arizona students

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 13:20
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Tucson police shot pepper spray at several hundred fans who took to the streets and threw beer bottles and firecrackers at officers Saturday night after the University of Arizona basketball team's overtime loss to Wisconsin in the NCAA tournament....
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