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Crusades fought, eBay bids sought for relics

17 min 46 sec ago
ROME (AP) -- Wars have been fought to obtain them. Medieval monks and modern-day bandits have pilfered them. Two millennia after the first Christian martyrs' blood stained Rome, the temptation of, and fascination with, religious relics endures. And the canonization of two well-loved popes, John Paul II and John XXIII, on Sunday is feeding a seemingly endless appetite for fresh relics....
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Ukraine official: city hall cleared of protesters

37 min 18 sec ago
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Police have cleared the city hall in a southeastern Ukrainian city of the pro-Russia protesters who had been occupying it for over a week, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said Thursday as government forces appeared to be resuming operations in the east. Local police officials and protesters, however, presented quite another picture of what happened in the city of Mariupol....
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Taliban ready to deal on captive US soldier?

58 min 4 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The captors of an American soldier held for nearly five years in Afghanistan have signaled a willingness to release him but are unclear which U.S. government officials have the authority to make a deal, according to two individuals in the military working for his release. Critics of the release effort blame disorganization and poor communication among the numerous federal agencies involved....
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Afghan hospital guard kills 3 foreign doctors

1 hour 2 min ago
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An Afghan security guard opened fire on a group of doctors at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning, killing three foreign physicians and wounding two other people, officials said....
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Pineda says he'll learn from ejection for pine tar

1 hour 41 min ago
BOSTON (AP) -- The pine tar glistened on Michael Pineda's neck, improving his grip and inviting trouble....
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Arab-Israeli women break ground on pro soccer team

1 hour 43 min ago
PETAH TIKVA, Israel (AP) -- When the Israeli women's soccer team Hapoel Petah Tikva lost a number of its players to Israel's national team ahead of World Cup qualifiers, founder Rafi Subra made a decision that sets the team apart from many of its rivals - he recruited from the Arab villages of northern Israel....
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Obama to Russia: More sanctions are 'teed up'

1 hour 49 min ago
TOKYO (AP) -- Accusing Russia of failing to live up to its commitments, President Barack Obama warned Moscow on Thursday that the United States has another round of economic sanctions "teed up" - even as he acknowledged those penalties may do little to influence Vladimir Putin's handling of the crisis in Ukraine....
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Last year's deadbeats do best as stocks stall

1 hour 59 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- Financial markets rarely stick to the script, and this year is no different....
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Classes begin at SKorean school full of mourning

2 hours 56 min ago
ANSAN, South Korea (AP) -- Students in the city hit hardest by the South Korean ferry disaster returned to classes Thursday, their school campus a tragic landscape of yellow ribbons, chrysanthemums and photos of classmates and teachers who make up the vast majority of the more than 300 people feared dead....
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Obama: US would defend Japan in islands dispute

3 hours 14 min ago
TOKYO (AP) -- Showing solidarity with Japan, President Barack Obama affirmed Thursday that the U.S. would be obligated to defend Tokyo in a confrontation with Beijing over a set of disputed islands, but urged all sides to resolve the long-running dispute peacefully....
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Vermont moves toward labeling of GMO foods

3 hours 23 min ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- Vermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods as such, setting up a war between powerful lobbyists for the behemoth U.S. food industry and an American public that overwhelmingly says it approves of the idea....
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Obama: New sanctions against Russia are 'teed up'

3 hours 32 min ago
TOKYO (AP) -- Warning Russia that new economic sanctions are "teed up," President Barack Obama accused Moscow of failing to live up to an agreement last week to ease tensions in eastern Ukraine....
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FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

4 hours 38 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration....
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FCC to propose pay-for-priority Internet standards

5 hours 19 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new open Internet rules that would allow content companies to pay for faster delivery over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes, but enhance scrutiny of such deals so they don't harm competition or limit free speech....
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Costa Rica is demanding US explain 'Cuban Twitter'

5 hours 20 min ago
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) -- The Costa Rican government says it's still waiting for the Obama administration to explain why it launched the secret "Cuban Twitter" network from inside the Central American nation's borders despite warnings in 2009 that the plan could jeopardize the two countries' diplomatic relations....
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Pineda tossed for pine tar; Red Sox beat Yanks 5-1

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:53pm
BOSTON (AP) -- Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected for using a foreign substance less than two weeks after appearing to get away with it in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat New York 5-1 on Wednesday night....
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10 Things to See in Sports: AP's top sports photos

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 9:44pm
Here's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports....
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FCC to propose pay-for-priority Internet standards

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 9:27pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new open Internet rules that would allow content companies to pay for faster delivery over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes, but enhance scrutiny of such deals so they don't harm competition or limit free speech....
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10 Things to Know for Thursday

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 9:03pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:...
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Witness: Iraqi teens posed no threat before death

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 8:49pm
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) -- Two unarmed Iraqi brothers posed no threat as they herded cattle in a palm grove where a U.S. Army reconnaissance team was hidden one day seven years ago, a former soldier said Wednesday at a preliminary hearing....
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