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AP News - Mar 28, 2015 2:11 AM

BOAO, China (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping argued Saturday for strong China-led efforts to promote Asian economic and political cooperation while opening a major regional economic conference.Xi delivered the keynote address at the Boao Foru ...more

AP News - Mar 28, 2015 12:43 AM

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — Two Russians and an American floated into the International Space Station on Saturday, beginning what is to be a year away from Earth for two of them.Mikhail Kornienko and Scott Kelly are to spend 342 days aboard the ...more

AP News - Mar 27, 2015 9:01 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A jury decided Friday that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discriminate or retaliate against a female employee in a case that debated gender imbalance and working conditions for women in Silicon Valley.The jury in ...more

AP News - Mar 27, 2015 7:11 PM

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The ratings agency Fitch has downgraded Greece's sovereign rating amid growing uncertainty over the new government's pledge to overhaul reforms needed to restart bailout loan payments and avoid default.The agency late Frida ...more

AP News - Mar 27, 2015 6:17 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Altera's stock soared to its highest price in nearly four years Friday on a report the chipmaker is in talks to be sold to industry leader Intel.The Wall Street Journal didn't cite any sources in its report about the negotia ...more

AP News - Mar 27, 2015 5:53 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's economy grew just 0.1 percent last year, barely keeping the country out of a recession, the government's statistics bureau said Friday.It was the worst result since 2009 and bad news for President Dilma Rousseff, w ...more

AP News - Mar 27, 2015 4:49 PM

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Shabab militants blasted their way into a Mogadishu hotel on Friday and took up positions inside, killing at least nine people and exchanging fire with security forces seeking to recapture the facility, a Somali police offi ...more

AP News - Mar 27, 2015 4:43 PM

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Lufthansa could face "unlimited" compensation claims for the crash that killed 150 people in the French alps and it would be difficult, even counterproductive, for the German carrier to try to avoid liability, experts said Friday.< ...more

AP News - Mar 27, 2015 4:29 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy's tepid performance last quarter — a 2.2 percent annual growth rate — was typical of the economic rebound that began in the summer of 2009. Yet the sluggish pace of the recovery has a silver lining: This growth spurt ...more

AP News - Mar 27, 2015 4:01 PM

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Yemen's city of Aden, a vital Arabian Sea port for centuries, is emerging as a key battleground in the fight between a Saudi-led Arab coalition backing the country's president and Shiite rebels and their allies.The ...more