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AP News - Apr 19, 2014 7:14 AM

SHANGHAI (AP) — Given how he finished last season, Sebastian Vettel's start to the 2014 F1 campaign has been humbling, to say the least.Last year, the German reeled off nine straight victories, matching the record set by Alberto Ascari in 1952 a ...more

AP News - Apr 19, 2014 6:16 AM

SHANGHAI (AP) — Lewis Hamilton maintained Mercedes' perfect record in qualifying this season, holding off the two Red Bulls to capture his third pole position of the campaign on Saturday at the rainy Chinese Grand Prix.Hamilton broke the record ...more

AP News - Apr 19, 2014 6:01 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is encouraging Americans to draw strength and inspiration from the Easter and Passover holidays.In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says Holy Week and Easter are times for reflection and renew ...more

AP News - Apr 19, 2014 12:57 AM

SHANGHAI (AP) — Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo set the fastest time on a slippery track in the final practice session at the Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday as the other top drivers limited their running due to the wet weather.Ricciardo complet ...more

AP News - Apr 18, 2014 11:11 PM

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — K.J. Choi's early tee time and quick start moved him to the top of the rain-delayed RBC Heritage on Friday.Choi shot a 67 to get to 5-under 137, one stroke ahead of Robert Allenby and two in front of a group led b ...more

AP News - Apr 18, 2014 11:06 PM

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Angela Stanford shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to open a four-stroke lead after three rounds of the LPGA LOTTE Championship in breezy Hawaii.Stanford is 13 under going into the final round Saturday, ahead of Hyo Joo Kim and M ...more

AP News - Apr 18, 2014 5:41 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is focusing President Barack Obama's upcoming Asia-Pacific trip on the economic benefits of closer ties to the region, but regional security concerns are likely to be pushed higher on the president's agenda because of ...more

AP News - Apr 18, 2014 5:06 PM

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.The U.S. Geol ...more

AP News - Apr 18, 2014 2:02 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's national security adviser says anti-Semitic leaflets distributed in Ukraine were "utterly sickening" and that Obama has bluntly expressed his disgust.Susan Rice is referring to leaflets demanding that J ...more

AP News - Apr 18, 2014 1:53 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernard Hopkins says he's representing the "40-and-up club" as he tries to become the oldest fighter to unify world titles.At age 49, the IBF light heavyweight will try to capture the WBA and IBA belts from Beibut Shumenov on S ...more