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AP News - 6 hours ago

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need — three of whom were seen lifeless in the drowned ...more

AP News - 10 hours ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Billions of dollars couldn't console Philadelphia 76ers owner Joshua Harris this season. Ok, maybe just a little.Being the potential heirs of a franchise that matched an NBA-record losing streak comes with a few hardships as ...more

AP News - 10 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer.Amazon hasn't confirmed that it has plans ...more

AP News - 11 hours ago

DALLAS (AP) — A federal judge has rejected an attempt by American Airlines to quickly cut off benefits for many of its retirees.American wants retirees who wish to keep their benefits to pay all the cost. Now the dispute could go to negotiations ...more

AP News - 12 hours ago

BOSTON (AP) — With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year's bombings elevating interest in one of the world's great races, the 2014 Boston Marathon could bring an unprecedented wave of visitors and an influx of tourism dollars to the ...more

AP News - 13 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez has brought his classic "One Hundred Years of Solitude" to the top of best seller lists.The novel known for its "magic realism" was No. 1 on on Friday, a day after Garcia Marquez die ...more

AP News - 14 hours ago

Candle lanterns that can melt and pose a fire hazard and gun storage boxes that can unlock when dropped are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include faulty exercise devices and steel-toed boots.Here's a more detailed look:


AP News - 15 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — AP Sources: Obama administration extending agency review of Keystone XL oil pipeline. ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' largest bank says it has sold off its business in Ukraine and a stake in a Romanian bank to help reduce risk and improve cash flow for the troubled lender.Bank of Cyprus says it has completed the sale of its loss ...more

AP News - 18 hours ago

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 sustained 4 1/2-year recovery.The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment ...more