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CAIRO (AP) — At least six people were killed and 25 injured Sunday when rival militias battled for the control of the international airport in Libya's capital. Civil aviation authorities announced the airport will be closed for three days because of se ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Pizza Express, one of Britain's best-known chain restaurants, has been sold to a Chinese private equity firm for about 900 million pounds ($1.5 billion.)Gondola Group, which also owns other British restaurant chains, said it agreed ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is drafting regulations to improve the safety of rail shipments of crude oil following a series derailments, explosions and fires. With billions of dollars at stake, the railr ...more

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IRAJA, Brazil (AP) — The protesters who many feared would wreck Brazil's World Cup party failed to show up. While the national team fell short of claiming the coveted championship, the country at least can say the tournament that wraps up with Sunday's ...more

AP News - 15 hours ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — First, the Cavaliers got LeBron James' word. Then they got his signature.James signed a two-year, $42.1 million contract with the Cavs on Saturday, a day after he announced he was returning to play in Cleveland and try to end th ...more

AP News - Jul 12, 2014 6:54 AM

GAZA CITY, Gaza (AP) — It's the holy month of Ramadan, when people throughout the Muslim world meet with friends and family, buy presents for loved ones and break a day-long fast each evening amid colorful street scenes.But not in Gaza City, one ...more

AP News - Jul 12, 2014 6:08 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says his travels beyond the capital and his visits with selected letter writers demonstrate the need for Congress to act on his stalled economic agenda.In his weekly radio and Internet address Obama cited ...more

AP News - Jul 12, 2014 1:48 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Quentin drove in three runs, Alexi Amarista homered and Jesse Hahn pitched six solid innings, leading the San Diego Padres to a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.Hahn (5-2) allowed a run and three ...more

AP News - Jul 11, 2014 8:50 PM

TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake hit Japan's northern coast Saturday near the nuclear power plant crippled in the 2011 tsunami. At least one person was injured and a small tsunami was triggered, but no damage was reported.Japan's Meteorological ...more

AP News - Jul 11, 2014 8:25 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal agency that insures company pensions for more than 40 million Americans says its top official is resigning.Joshua Gotbaum, a former investment banker, was appointed by President Barack Obama as director of the Pensi ...more