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  • Egypt's el-Sissi visits Coptic pope before Easter

    CAIRO (AP) Egypt's former military chief and presumed presidential front-runner visited the Coptic pope Saturday ahead of Orthodox Easter, making his first public appearance since he formally made his..


  • 'Touched by an Angel' producer back in series TV

    LOS ANGELES (AP) The producer of "Touched by an Angel" is back on television with a new series.

    Martha Williamson is the creator and producer of "Signed, Sealed, Delivered," a..


  • Egypt's TV satirist off air until after elections

    CAIRO (AP) A Saudi-owned satellite television network says Egypt's top satirist will be off the air until after the upcoming May presidential election to avoid influencing voters.

    The Middle East..


  • Lawyer: Director not in Hawaii during alleged acts

    HONOLULU (AP) Credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules show that "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer was not in Hawaii when a lawsuit claims he sexually abused a..


  • Lawyer: 'X-Men' director not in Hawaii in mid-1999

    HONOLULU (AP) A lawyer for "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer said Friday that credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules from the first movie in the comic book..


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  • 4 French journalists abducted in Syria freed, safe

    PARIS (AP) Ten months after their capture in Syria, four French journalists crossed the border into neighboring Turkey and reached freedom Saturday, though dozens more remain held in the..


  • Documents detail another delayed GM recall

    DETROIT (AP) Government documents show that General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and warranty repair..


  • Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

    JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) A slow-motion disaster continued unfolding in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson on Saturday, as a creeping landslide that split a hillside home threatened to swallow..


  • Fiat and Chrysler to build 3 Jeep models in China

    ROME (AP) Fiat and Chrysler announced plans Saturday to build three new Jeep models in China for that market, the biggest for the vehicles outside the United States, as..


  • Nigeria preacher: Healer or controversial leader?

    LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) It's Sunday, and 15,000 people are seated in the enormous arena-like church, fanning themselves against the dusty humid air in Nigeria.

    The preacher in a blue flowered..


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  • Federer beats injured Djokovic to reach final

    MONACO (AP) Roger Federer ousted defending Monte Carlo Masters champion Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 Saturday, and the Serb said he plans to take a break to let his injured..


  • Heat open quest for another title vs Bobcats

    MIAMI (AP) If the Miami Heat are going to watch their season and reign atop the NBA end at the hands of the Charlotte Bobcats, then fates of the..


  • Furyk, Martin join Choi atop leaderboard

    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) Jim Furyk finished off a second-round 66 Saturday to join K.J. Choi and Ben Martin tied for the lead halfway through the rain-delayed RBC..


  • 5 things to know about Mavericks-Spurs series

    While San Antonio Spurs steamrolled toward their fourth 60-win season in 11 years, coach Gregg Popovich was asked if there is a secret formula for the franchise's almost unfathomable run..


  • Pujols hits 497th homer, Angels beat Tigers 11-6

    DETROIT (AP) Albert Pujols hit his 497th home run and Howie Kendrick added two of his own to lead the Los Angeles Angels to an 11-6 win over the..


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  • Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

    WASHINGTON (AP) Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges, President Barack Obama said Thursday, besting expectations and offering new hope to Democrats who..


  • Water from Oregon reservoir tests clean

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) There's nothing wrong with the 38 million gallons of water being flushed away from a reservoir in an Oregon city.

    Portland Water Bureau spokeswoman Jaymee Cuti said..


  • Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling

    NEW YORK (AP) In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.

    Over the last two..


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  • Deadline lapses in Peru for illegal gold miners

    LIMA, Peru (AP) The clock has run out for an estimated 40,000 illegal gold miners who had until Saturday to legalize their status in a region of southeastern Peru..


  • Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

    WAIALUA, Hawaii (AP) You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.

    The tiny island state..


  • Delay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL

    WASHINGTON (AP) Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the..


  • Unemployment rates fall in 21 US states last month

    WASHINGTON (AP) More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but..


  • Brewers seek to rekindle Belgium's love of beer

    DWORP, Belgium (AP) The ruby lettering on the front of the old corner pub "In de Welkom" has peeled almost beyond recognition. Owner Leza Wauters, a tough 87-year-old, is..


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  • Cyber cops: Target hackers may take years to find

    WASHINGTON (AP) Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target's computer systems last December.

    But the agency says..


  • Intel reports lower 1Q net income, higher revenue

    NEW YORK (AP) Intel's earnings fell in the first three months of the year amid a continued slump in the worldwide PC market, but revenue grew slightly because of..


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  • Bryant U. cracks down on selfies at graduation

    BOSTON (AP) Rhode Island's Bryant University is asking students to resist the urge to take selfies with its president while receiving their diplomas.

    University President Ronald Machtley (MAYK'-lee) says students..


  • 79-year-old player joins Dubuque elementary band

    DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) One member of the Kennedy Elementary School band in Dubuque brings a certain maturity to his playing.

    That's because Tony Boland is a 79-year-old flute player.

    Boland asked..


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