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AP News - May 21, 2015 3:12 AM

BERLIN (AP) — A German train driver's union says it's ending its strike early after it agreed with the country's largest rail operator to take a labor dispute to arbitration.The GDL union and rail operator Deutsche Bahn said jointly Thursday the ...more

AP News - May 21, 2015 2:37 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — NFL owners concluded an especially hectic spring meetings by setting up what figures to be a very busy summer and fall.Los Angeles was the main topic, along with deflated footballs, future Super Bowls, altered extra points a ...more

AP News - May 21, 2015 12:44 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. public schools beefed up security measures with safety drills and parent notification systems in the years surrounding the massacre at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School, according to a government survey released Thursday ...more

AP News - May 20, 2015 11:44 PM

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets were lackluster Thursday after China's economy showed new signs of weakness and Fed minutes shed little light on the timing of a U.S. interest rate hike.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 added 0.5 percent to 20,2 ...more

AP News - May 20, 2015 11:42 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Now that Alex Rodriguez has more home runs than lawsuits, the New York Yankees are happy with him.The 39-year-old began Wednesday with a .248 batting average following his return from a season-long drug suspension, and his 10 hom ...more

AP News - May 20, 2015 10:17 PM

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's aquariums have promised to stop acquiring dolphins captured in a bloody hunt that was depicted in the Oscar-winning documentary "The Cove" and caused global outrage.The move by the Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums ...more

AP News - May 20, 2015 8:14 PM

WACO, Texas (AP) — As gunfire broke out in the parking lot of a Texas restaurant, dozens of motorcycle riders ran inside seeking cover and tried to guide others to safety, security video reviewed exclusively by The Associated Press showed Wednesday.

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AP News - May 20, 2015 7:45 PM

LONDON (AP) — FIFA came under pressure from sponsors Adidas, Coca-Cola and Visa on Wednesday to push Qatar to deliver reforms for migrant workers as the country rapidly expands to host the 2022 World Cup.The calls from high-profile commercial ba ...more

AP News - May 20, 2015 6:59 PM

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Grammy-nominated hip-hop artist Akon says being a successful entertainer has given him a platform to pursue his dream of helping Africa grow and prosper.The performer, songwriter and producer was born in the U.S. of Senegal ...more

AP News - May 20, 2015 6:21 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Four giants of global banking agreed Wednesday to pay more than $5 billion in fines to regulators and plead guilty to manipulating the global currency market.___WHICH BANKS ARE INVOLVED?Traders at four banks — JPMor ...more