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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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  • Aesthetics-minded Americans decry Paris love locks

    PARIS (AP) Without love, what is Paris? And yet what is a trip to Paris without unfettered vistas of the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre or Notre Dame from bridges..


  • 4 French journalists home after long Syrian ordeal

    PARIS (AP) Four French journalists kidnapped and held for 10 months in Syria returned home Sunday to joyful families, a presidential welcome and questions about how France managed to..


  • Shootout in eastern Ukraine leaves 1 dead

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) The Ukrainian and Russian governments are reporting a shootout at a checkpoint set up by pro-Russian insurgents in eastern Ukraine that has left one person dead..


  • Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

    VATICAN CITY (AP) Pope Francis is celebrating Christianity's most joyous day, Easter Sunday, under sunny skies in St. Peter's Square.

    Even before Mass began, a crowd of more than 100,000..


  • Delay in ferry evacuation puzzles maritime experts

    MOKPO, South Korea (AP) It is a decision that has maritime experts stumped and is at odds with standard procedure: Why were the passengers of the doomed South Korean..


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  • Hamilton wins third straight F1 race at Chinese GP

    SHANGHAI (AP) Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton captured his third straight Formula One race with ease on Sunday, leading from start to finish to win the Chinese Grand Prix.

    Mercedes showed..


  • Landeskog leads Avs to 4-2 win over Wild

    DENVER (AP) Gabriel Landeskog scored twice and Semyon Varlamov stopped 30 shots, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night and a..


  • Hopkins wins split decision over Shumenov

    WASHINGTON (AP) Already the oldest boxer in history to win a world championship, Bernard Hopkins became the oldest to win a unification bout Saturday night as he captured a..


  • Blue Jackets edge Penguins 4-3 in double overtime

    PITTSBURGH (AP) Matt Calvert banged home a rebound 1:10 into the second overtime and the Columbus Blue Jackets earned the first playoff victory in franchise history with a 4-3..


  • Wie shoots 67, wins LPGA LOTTE Championship

    KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) Michelle Wie rallied from four strokes back entering the day to shoot a 5-under 67 on Saturday and win the LPGA LOTTE Championship.

    The 24-year-old American finished..


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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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  • Automakers unveil China-focused models in Beijing

    BEIJING (AP) Ford Motor Co. on Sunday unveiled a new Escort sedan designed in China for global sale at a Beijing auto show that highlighted the growing influence of..


  • 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..


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  • NASA: Engineer vital to moon landing success dies

    SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died. He was 95.

    Houbolt..


  • 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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