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Lithuania protests Russian seizure of fishing ship


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VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) -- Lithuania has accused Russia of violating international maritime law by seizing a Lithuanian fishing vessel and its 28-member crew in Arctic...full story
updated 2014-10-01 09:42 PM
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FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2013, file photo, Olin Feuerbacher, aquaculturist at the Ash Meadows Fish Conservation Facility, maintains the aquaria that contain some of the newly hatched Devil's Hole pupfish 90 miles west of Las Vegas. For 10,000 years, a tiny iridescent blue fish has lived in the depths of the cavern in Nevada's desert, but a new study says climate change and warming waters, and its lack of mobility, are threatening the pupfish and decreasing its numbers. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, David Becker, File) FILE - This April 6, 2006 file photo shows The Devil's Hole, the endangered Devil's Hole Pupfish's only natural habitat, at Death Valley National Park in Nev. For 10,000 years, a tiny iridescent blue fish has lived in the depths of the cavern in Nevada's desert, but a new study says climate change and warming waters, and its lack of mobility, are threatening the pupfish and decreasing its numbers. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong,File) FILE - This March 26, 1947, file photo shows Federal Bureau of Investigation Director J. Edgar Hoover calling the communist party of the United States a "Fifth Column" whose "goal is the overthrow of our government" during testimony before the House Un-American Activities Committee in Washington. Fearing a Russian invasion and occupation of Alaska, the U.S. government in the early Cold War years recruited and trained fishermen, bush pilots, trappers and other private citizens across Alaska for a covert network to feed wartime intelligence to the military, newly declassified Air Force and FBI documents show. Hoover teamed up on a highly classified project, code-named Police and firefighters work on the scene where three people were killed and two others injured after an airplane crashed in a field northwest of the main runway at Erie Municipal Airport while coming in for a landing in Erie, Colo., Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Cliff Grassmick) Police and firefighters work on the scene where three people were killed and two others injured after an airplane crashed in a field northwest of the main runway at Erie Municipal Airport while coming in for a landing in Erie, Colo., Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Cliff Grassmick) FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2011, file photo, travelers wait in line with their luggage at Miami International Airport before traveling Cuba in Miami. Hundreds of thousands of Cubans and Cuban-Americans fly in and out of Cuba each year thanks to the liberalization of U.S. and Cuban travel rules over the last five years. On Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, the Cuban government will enact new rules meant to take a big bite of that traffic, sharply limiting the amount of goods people can bring into Cuba in their luggage, and ship by boat from abroad. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File) In this Aug. 25, 2014 photo, a 1909 baseball card depicting Kid Elberfeld is held by Troy Thibodeau at Saco River Auction Co., in Biddeford, Maine. The card is part of a collection of more than 1,400 baseball cards from 1909, 1910 and 1911 that will be auctioned off starting in January 2015. (AP Photo/David Sharp) This undated photo provided by Utah State University shows the Holy Ghost group of the Great Gallery, a striking Barrier Canyon-style rock painting in Horseshoe Canyon of southern Utah FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2013, file photo, Olin Feuerbacher, left, aquaculturist at the Ash Meadows Fish Conservation Facility, and volunteer Hal Fairfield collect a spawning mat that was collected from the water at Devil's Hole 90 miles west of Las Vegas. For 10,000 years, a tiny iridescent blue fish has lived in the depths of the cavern in Nevada's desert, but a new study says climate change and warming waters, and its lack of mobility, are threatening the pupfish and decreasing its numbers. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, David Becker, File) In this Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 photo, Pedro Rosa, of Havana, discusses a new trade policy, as he stands outside a Miami discount clothing store. Rosa planned to return to Cuba before new Cuban rules go into effect sharply limiting the amount of goods people can bring in on flights from abroad, an attempt to shut down the "mule" business that
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Lithuania protests Russian seizure of fishing ship

Associated Press

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) -- Lithuania has accused Russia of violating international maritime law by seizing a Lithuanian fishing vessel and its 28-member crew in Arctic....Fullstory

2014-10-01 09:42 PM

US companies add jobs at healthy clip in September
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. businesses continued hiring at a solid pace in September, according to a private survey. The result marks the the sixth straight....Fullstory

2014-10-01 09:01 PM

BC-TEN--China Open Results

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BC-TEN--China Open Results China Open Results BEIJING (AP) -- Results Wednesday from the China Open at China National Tennis Center (seedings in parentheses): ....Fullstory

2014-10-01 08:22 PM

Panasonic Launches Industry's Thinnest* Battery Connector Corresponding to 6 Ampere High Current Capacity, Contributing to Furth

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OSAKA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 1, 2014--Panasonic Corporation announced today that it has developed a battery connector to FPC (Flexible Printed Circuit) board corresponding to high current....Fullstory

2014-10-01 08:22 PM

Report: 5 Spanish soldiers face trial for torture

Associated Press

MADRID (AP) -- Spain's El Pais newspaper says five soldiers who served in Iraq face trial on charges of torture for brutally beating two Iraqi....Fullstory

2014-10-01 08:01 PM

Enea AB: Nomination Committee Established for Enea

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KISTA, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 1, 2014--Regulatory News: The Chairman of the Board of Enea (STO:ENEA) has in consultation with the largest shareholders established a nomination committee. The....Fullstory

2014-10-01 07:42 PM

At Paris show, carmakers look to better times
By GREG KELLER
Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- European carmakers are hoping to impress with new models at this week's Paris Motor Show and prove they have come out stronger....Fullstory

2014-10-01 07:22 PM

England coach Lancaster signs new deal to 2020

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Coach Stuart Lancaster and his staff will lead England into 2020 after signing six-year contract extensions on Wednesday. Assistant coaches Graham Rowntree, Andy....Fullstory

2014-10-01 06:22 PM

New Polish premier wants more US military presence

Associated Press

WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Poland's new prime minister says she will work for a greater U.S. military presence in Poland. In her inaugural speech to parliament,....Fullstory

2014-10-01 05:42 PM

Philippines won't send troops to unclear mission

Associated Press

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The Philippine president says his government will no longer deploy peacekeepers where they face unclear missions like in the Golan Heights,....Fullstory

2014-10-01 05:22 PM

Russian news agency goes back to Soviet name: Tass

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- The Russian news agency known since the 1991 fall of the Soviet Union as ITAR-Tass has reverted to its old, historical name:....Fullstory

2014-10-01 09:22 PM

NFL joins poppy appeal to honor British war dead

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LONDON (AP) -- The NFL will join in honoring Britain's war dead when the Jacksonville Jaguars play the Dallas Cowboys at Wembley Stadium next month. The....Fullstory

2014-10-01 08:42 PM

Chrysler's US sales jump 19 percent in September

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DETROIT (AP) -- Chrysler Group says its U.S. sales rose 19 percent in September thanks to strong demand for the new Jeep Cherokee SUV and....Fullstory

2014-10-01 08:22 PM

Wanderers advance to Asian Champions League final

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SYDNEY (AP) -- Utility back Shannon Cole's headed goal in the 64th minute clinched a 2-0 Western Sydney win over FC Seoul, advancing the A-League's....Fullstory

2014-10-01 08:01 PM

Asian Champions League Glance

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2014-10-01 07:42 PM

Former NATO chief opens strategic consultancy

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HELSINKI (AP) -- Ex-NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen is opening a consultancy in Denmark to give strategic advice to governments, organizations and corporations. The 61-year-old former....Fullstory

2014-10-01 07:22 PM

Springboks bring back Bismarck for NZ test

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South Africa recalled hooker Bismarck du Plessis to its starting team for the last round of the Rugby Championship against New Zealand....Fullstory

2014-10-01 06:42 PM

NATO gets new chief_one Putin may approve of
By JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG
Associated Press

BRUSSELS (AP) -- At a time of daunting geopolitical crises, NATO is undergoing its own version of regime change, with the arrival of a new....Fullstory

2014-10-01 05:42 PM

NFL has laundry list of verboten celebrations
By EDDIE PELLS
Associated Press

Dancing Billy "White Shoes" Johnson, shuffling Ickey Woods and the high-fiving Fun Bunch? Their entertaining touchdown celebrations would be illegal in today's NFL. Though the league....Fullstory

2014-10-01 05:22 PM

Kagawa, Honda in Japan squad for friendlies

Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- Dortmund midfielder Shinji Kagawa and AC Milan's Keisuke Honda are in Japan's 23-man squad for Asian Cup warm-up matches against Jamaica and....Fullstory

2014-10-01 05:01 PM

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