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 2014-04-25 02:38   

AP

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  Lolo's track transition continues at Drake Relays...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Lolo Jones will continue her quick transition from bobsled to track this weekend with a hometown advantage.That doesn't mean Jones can just snap her fingers and return to the form that made her a world-class hurdler.Jones will c...



 2014-04-25 02:31   

AP

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  Everest climbing season in disarray after deaths...

KATMANDU, Nepal AP -- Nepal's attempts to salvage the Mount Everest climbing season took another hit Friday as more Sherpa mountain guides packed and left the base camp for their village homes a week after the deadliest disaster on the world's highest mou...



 2014-04-25 02:27   

AP

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  11 kids, driver hurt in Calif. school bus crash...

ANAHEIM, Calif. AP -- Eleven middle school students and their driver were injured when a school bus jumped a curb Thursday and rammed into trees in Southern California, authorities said.....



 2014-04-25 02:21   

AP

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  South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visit...

TOKYO AP -- When President Barack Obama arrives in South Korea on Friday, he will be thrust anew into the role of consoler in chief in a time of crisis, a responsibility he has become all too accustomed to in the United States.....



 2014-04-25 02:16   

AP

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  Davis has 3 RBIs, Orioles beat Blue Jays 11-4...

TORONTO (AP) Chris Davis had two hits and three RBIs, Jonathan Schoop homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-4 on Thursday night.Nelson Cruz had two hits and drove in two runs for the Orioles, extending his streak of games with a...



 2014-04-25 02:16   

AP

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  Company stopped from accepting abortion waste...

PORTLAND, Ore. AP -- County commissioners gave final approval Thursday to an order to stop an incinerator in Oregon from receiving medical waste until procedures are in place to ensure no fetal tissue is burned to generate power.....



 2014-04-25 02:14   

UPI

  Kate Upton 'a little uncomfortable' in bikini scene in 'The Other Woman'...

Danielle HaynesNEW YORK, April 24 (UPI) -- Kate Upton said "The Other Woman" costars Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann supported her through her first film role....



 2014-04-25 01:57   

Reuters

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  Colorado lawmakers advance bill to crack down on 'revenge porn'...

DENVER (Reuters) - A bill that would criminalize the posting of intimate images over the Internet as an act of humiliation - so-called revenge porn - passed its first test in the Colorado state legislature...



 2014-04-25 01:56   

UPI

  Caroline Kennedy wants Hillary Clinton to run in 2016...

Kate StantonTOKYO, April 24 (UPI) -- Caroline Kennedy said she "hopes" Hillary Clinton will decide to run for president....



 2014-04-25 01:56   

Reuters

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  Korean school tribute leaves empty spaces for unfound ferry victims...

ANSAN, South Korea/SEOUL (Reuters) - A floral tribute to the children who drowned in a sinking South Korean ferry features photographs of the victims in their school uniforms and lines of empty spaces...



 2014-04-25 01:53   

AP

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  Grimes criticizes McConnell over jobs comment...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) A local newspaper story that quoted Mitch McConnell as saying it is ...



 2014-04-25 01:48   

AP

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  Ex-soldier convicted in daughter's beating death...

HONOLULU AP -- A federal jury on Thursday convicted a former Hawaii soldier of murder in the beating death of his 5-year-old daughter, a capital offense in a state that doesn't have the death penalty.....



 2014-04-25 01:47   

UPI

  Celine Dion's Florida home up for sale...

Danielle HaynesJUPITER ISLAND, Fla., April 24 (UPI) -- Estate features water slides, man-made river and two pools....



 2014-04-25 01:46   

AP

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  Fresno State finalizes extension for DeRuyter...

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Fresno State coach Tim DeRuyter has signed a contract extension that runs through 2018 worth at least $7.5 million.The deal had been agreed upon in January. Fresno State announced Thursday it had been finalized and signed.DeRuyter'...



 2014-04-25 01:44   

AP

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  Teague, Korver lead Hawks past Pacers 98-85...

ATLANTA (AP) Jeff Teague flung in a wild 3-pointer after the officials appeared to miss him stepping out of bounds, and Kyle Korver finished off Indiana from beyond the arc to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 98-85 victory Thursday night and another lead in t...



 2014-04-25 01:36   

UPI

  Justin Bieber detained at LAX...

Kate StantonLOS ANGELES, April 24 (UPI) -- Customs officials detained Justin Bieber for questioning at LAX....



 2014-04-25 01:30   

AP

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  Families of ferry's lost confront SKorea officials...

JINDO, South Korea AP -- Frustrated relatives of the scores of people still missing from the sinking of the ferry Sewol staged a marathon confrontation with the fisheries minister and the coast guard chief, surrounding the senior officials in a standoff t...



 2014-04-25 01:29   

Reuters

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  Fewer communities risk running out of water in California drought...

SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - A moderate dose of winter rainfall hasn't ended California's historic drought, but it has dropped just enough moisture on the beleaguered state to help 14 communities...



 2014-04-25 01:24   

AP

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  Woman sues Reds pitcher Simon, alleges sex assault...

A woman has filed a lawsuit alleging that Cincinnati Reds pitcher Alfredo Simon sexually assaulted her in a Washington hotel when the team was in town to play the Nationals.According to a suit filed Thursday in D.C. Superior Court, the woman, identified a...



 2014-04-25 01:18   

Reuters

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  Asian shares struggle, dollar slips as Ukraine tensions rise...

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks struggled to rise on Friday, as the impact of upbeat U.S. economic data and robust U.S. tech shares faced off against fears of an escalating Ukraine crisis that bolstered...



 2014-04-25 01:17   

UPI

  'Good Morning America' anchor George Stephanopoulos signs new deal...

Danielle HaynesNEW YORK, April 24 (UPI) -- Terms of George Stephanopoulos' contract extension with "Good Morning America" not revealed....



 2014-04-25 01:16   

AP

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  11 kids, driver hurt in Calif. school bus crash...

ANAHEIM, Calif. AP -- Eleven middle school students and their driver were injured when a school bus jumped a curb Thursday and rammed into trees in Southern California, authorities said.....



 2014-04-25 01:12   

AP

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  Google, Apple settle high-tech workers' lawsuit...

SAN FRANCISCO AP -- Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe Systems have settled a class-action lawsuit alleging they conspired to prevent their engineers and other highly sought technology workers from getting better job offers from one another.....



 2014-04-25 01:09   

AP

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  10 Things to Know for Friday...

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:......



 2014-04-25 01:09   

Reuters

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  Obama wraps up Japan visit after security pledge but no trade deal...

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama neared the end of a state visit to Japan on Friday during which he assured America's close ally that Washington would come to its defense but failed to clinch...



 2014-04-25 01:07   

Reuters

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  Accused Kansas killer with 'murder' tattoo to wear turtleneck...

WICHITA, Kansas (Reuters) - Jurors in the trial of a man accused of a 2011 killing could be looking across a steamy Kansas courtroom this summer at a defendant wearing a turtleneck.What they will not...



 2014-04-25 01:06   

Reuters

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  BBC withdraws from UK business group over Scottish independence...

LONDON (Reuters) - The BBC is to suspend its membership of Britain's leading business lobby group after deciding on Thursday to join a number of organisations protesting over the CBI's move to officially...



 2014-04-25 01:05   

UPI

  Michael Phelps wins first comeback race...

Kate StantonMESA, Ariz., April 24 (UPI) -- Michael Phelps won the preliminary heat for the 100-meter butterfly at the Arena Grand Prix Series in Mesa, Arizona....



 2014-04-25 01:03   

AP

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  Maryland transfer Cleare signs with Texas...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Former Maryland center Shaquille Cleare has signed to play the rest of his college basketball for Texas.Texas said in a statement Thursday that Cleare signed a scholarship agreement and plans to enroll in classes this summer. Although ...



 2014-04-25 01:01   

AP

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  Mexico Senate: civilian courts for soldiers...

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