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A history of the Islamic State group after Ethiopians killed

By JON GAMBRELL
Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) -- The extremist Islamic State group, which controls a third of both Iraq and Syria in its self-declared caliphate, released a video Sunday...full story
updated 2015-04-19 10:42 PM
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A history of the Islamic State group after Ethiopians killed
By JON GAMBRELL
Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) -- The extremist Islamic State group, which controls a third of both Iraq and Syria in its self-declared caliphate, released a video Sunday....Fullstory

2015-04-19 10:42 PM

Finns expected to vote for change in recession-hit country

Associated Press

HELSINKI (AP) -- Finns are voting in parliamentary elections that will determine which coalition of parties can lead the country out of a three-year recession. Conservative....Fullstory

2015-04-19 05:22 PM

Austerity's legacy: British election focused on UK economy
By DANICA KIRKA
Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Prime Minister David Cameron and his main opponent agree on one thing going into Britain's May 7 election: Voters should choose the....Fullstory

2015-04-19 03:22 PM

Mark Hamill said he was 'suspicious' of J.J. Abrams
By LINDSEY BAHR
Associated Press

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Mark Hamill knew he had to say yes when George Lucas told him about the plans to move forward with a....Fullstory

2015-04-19 02:01 PM

Norwegian Results

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BC-SOC--Norwegian Results Norwegian Football Results OSLO, NORWAY (AP) -- Results from Norwegian football: Norway Tippeligaen ....Fullstory

2015-04-19 11:42 PM

30K runners, 28,200 bananas: Boston Marathon by the numbers
By WILLIAM J. KOLE
Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Marathon includes 26.2 miles, 34 elite athletes, 30,000 runners, 87 countries, 1 million spectators and $830,500 in prize money. Oh, and....Fullstory

2015-04-19 10:42 PM

Borussia Dortmund appoints Thomas Tuchel as coach

Associated Press

DORTMUND, Germany (AP) -- Borussia Dortmund has signed former Mainz coach Thomas Tuchel as Juergen Klopp's replacement. The Bundesliga club says on its website that Tuchel....Fullstory

2015-04-19 08:22 PM

Boston Marathon winner who died century ago in WWI honored
By RAF CASERT
Associated Press

VLAMERTINGE, Belgium (AP) -- At the Vlamertinge Military Cemetery in Flanders Fields, the headstone of James Duffy usually stands unnoticed among the solemn rows. But one....Fullstory

2015-04-19 07:22 PM

2 Indian policemen arrested in killing of Kashmiri youth

Associated Press

SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- Officials say two Indian policemen have been arrested in the killing of a teenager during weekend protests in the disputed region....Fullstory

2015-04-19 05:22 PM

Major League Baseball Capsules
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) -- Kris Bryant drew a standing ovation after hitting an RBI single for his first major league hit, and reached base five times....Fullstory

2015-04-19 03:22 PM

UN says Saudis commit to fund aid appeal for Yemen

Associated Press

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- The United Nations says Saudi Arabia has agreed to completely cover the $273.7 million needed for emergency aid to avoid a....Fullstory

2015-04-19 07:22 PM

AP Exclusive: China activist more determined after lockup
By DIDI TANG and JACK CHANG
Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- The most prominent of five recently released Chinese feminists feels her dedication to activism has grown only stronger after spending 37 days....Fullstory

2015-04-19 04:42 PM

Iran Guard rejects inspection of military sites

Associated Press

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guard says inspectors would be barred from military sites under any nuclear agreement with world....Fullstory

2015-04-19 03:01 PM

Email: Affleck asked PBS to not reveal slave-owning ancestor

Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) -- Ben Affleck requested that the PBS documentary series "Finding Your Roots" not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor, according to emails published....Fullstory

2015-04-19 01:01 PM

Manchester City beats West Ham 2-0, Silva stretchered off

Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- ?A bizarre own goal from West Ham's James Collins helped Manchester City back to winning ways in the Premier League but....Fullstory

2015-04-19 11:22 PM

Italian Standings

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BC-SOC--Italian Standings ....Fullstory

2015-04-19 09:01 PM

Fed Cup: Petkovic cuts Russia's lead over Germany to 2-1

Associated Press

SOCHI, Russia (AP) -- Germany's Andrea Petkovic beat Svetlana Kuznetsova in straight sets Sunday to reduce Russia's lead over Germany to 2-1 in their Fed....Fullstory

2015-04-19 08:01 PM

Thailand's Kiradech wins Shenzhen in playoff

Associated Press

SHENZHEN, China (AP) -- Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat captured the inaugural Shenzhen International on Sunday after rallying in regulation with an eagle on the 17th hole....Fullstory

2015-04-19 05:42 PM

Japanese Standings

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BC-SOC--Japanese Standings ....Fullstory

2015-04-19 04:22 PM

Bryant gets first hit as Cubs top Padres in MLB
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Kris Bryant got an RBI single for his first major league hit and reached base five times Saturday as the Chicago Cubs beat the San....Fullstory

2015-04-19 03:22 PM

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