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MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — As the last bit of the sunken ferry's hull slipped Friday beneath the murky water off southern South Korea, prosecutors and police sought arrest warrants for the vessel's captain and two other crew members in the maritime disa ...more

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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

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

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. newspaper industry revenue continued to fall last year, as increases in circulation revenue failed to offset shrinking demand for print advertising.The Newspaper Association of America says the industry's revenue fell 2.6 pe ...more

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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

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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

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MASON, Ohio (AP) — Kings Island theme park in southwest Ohio is unveiling a new inverted roller coaster more than 4,000 feet long with speeds up to 68 miles per hour.The "Banshee" is making its debut Friday at the park north of Cincinnati.


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DETROIT (AP) — Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts.The recall covers SUVs from the 2001 through 2004 model years. Mazda says in documents filed with U.S. safety regulators that the frame can ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Japan will target fewer whales when its Pacific hunt begins next week and will observe them in the Antarctic next season with the aim of resuming full-fledged commercial whaling, the fisheries minister said Friday.The announcement u ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police hauled away dozens of workers Friday to break up a march on a factory complex targeted by tens of thousands of laborers striking against the world's largest maker of athletic shoes, while a government trade union said it w ...more