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The Latest: Buffett arrives for Berkshire Hathaway meeting

By The Associated Press
Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- The Latest on Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholders meeting. Tens of thousands of people will fill an arena to listen to CEO...full story
updated 2016-04-30 11:42 PM
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The Latest: Buffett arrives for Berkshire Hathaway meeting
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- The Latest on Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholders meeting. Tens of thousands of people will fill an arena to listen to CEO....Fullstory

2016-04-30 11:42 PM

Trump making case to GOP insiders amid chaotic rally scene
By MICHAEL R. BLOOD and NICHOLAS RICCARDI
Associated Press

BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) -- Donald Trump took his outsider campaign to the inner sanctum of California's Republican party, making his case directly to the GOP's....Fullstory

2016-04-30 03:01 PM

Argentina floods swamp soy crop; some must commute by boat

Associated Press

VILLA PARANACITO, Argentina (AP) -- Water levels in the flood-hit Argentine town of Villa Paranacito have risen so much that the best way for residents....Fullstory

2016-04-30 09:22 AM

US places 5 countries on trade monitoring list
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Treasury Department has placed five countries -- China, Japan, Germany, South Korea and Taiwan -- on a new monitoring list designed....Fullstory

2016-04-30 09:22 AM

Bangkok ferris wheel catches fire, but no injuries reported

Associated Press

BANGKOK (AP) -- The ferris wheel at a newly opened dinosaur theme park in Bangkok caught fire on Saturday, but the park said no one....Fullstory

2016-04-30 07:22 PM

Andrew McCarthy is downright creepy in ABC's 'The Family'
By ALICIA RANCILIO
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Andrew McCarthy has been recognized in some pretty odd places. He was there when the Berlin Wall came down and was singled....Fullstory

2016-04-30 03:01 AM

Dominic Thiem beats Alexander Zverev to reach BMW Open final

Associated Press

MUNICH (AP) -- Dominic Thiem of Austria surpassed Novak Djokovic for most wins on tour this year as he reached the BMW Open final by....Fullstory

2016-04-30 11:42 PM

Scottish Results

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Scottish Results Scottish Football Results EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND (AP) -- Results from Scottish football: Scotland Premiership ....Fullstory

2016-04-30 11:42 PM

BC-TEN--Tennis Masters Madrid Results

Associated Press

BC-TEN--Tennis Masters Madrid Results Tennis Masters Madrid Results MADRID (AP) -- Results Saturday from the Tennis Masters Madrid at Caja Magica (seedings in parentheses): ....Fullstory

2016-04-30 09:01 PM

El Sherbini first Egyptian woman to win world squash title

Associated Press

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Nour El Sherbini became the first Egyptian woman to win the world squash championship when she overcame No. 1-ranked Laura....Fullstory

2016-04-30 09:01 PM

Trump, Clinton angle for advantage in politics of gender
By NANCY BENAC
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- She has no stamina. She shouts. She's got nothing going for her but being a woman. That's how Donald Trump often describes Hillary....Fullstory

2016-04-30 09:01 PM

Professor puts CV of his failures online to give perspective

Associated Press

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) -- A Princeton University professor has published a CV of his career failures as a way to give perspective to students who....Fullstory

2016-04-30 09:23 AM

The Latest: Video threatening US students posted from Europe

Associated Press

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) -- The Latest on a video threat connected to Ohio University (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Police say an anonymous video threatening the safety....Fullstory

2016-04-30 09:22 AM

US rig count drops 11 this week to 420, another all-time low

Associated Press

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by 11 this week to 420, again reaching....Fullstory

2016-04-30 03:42 AM

Pop classic 'Baby Baby' gets Tori Kelly reboot
By KRISTIN M. HALL
Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A pop classic from the early '90s, Amy Grant's hit "Baby Baby," is getting a reboot 25 years later thanks to....Fullstory

2016-04-30 09:23 AM

German Results

Associated Press

BC-SOC--German Results German Football Results BERLIN (AP) -- Results from German football: Germany Bundesliga ....Fullstory

2016-04-30 11:42 PM

20 Egyptians get life in prison over 2013 storming of jail

Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian court has sentenced 20 people to life in prison for storming a prison in the Suez Canal city of Port....Fullstory

2016-04-30 11:42 PM

Holy fire ceremony in Jerusalem draws thousands

Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Thousands of Christians have gathered in Jerusalem for an ancient fire ceremony that celebrates Jesus' resurrection. In a ritual dating back at least....Fullstory

2016-04-30 11:42 PM

Saturday's Super Rugby Summaries
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Auckland, New Zealand Blues 36 (James Parsons, Jerome Kaino, Charlie Faumuina, Ihaia West, Tevita Li, Lolagi Visinia tries; West 2 conversions, Piers Francis conversion), Melbourne Rebels....Fullstory

2016-04-30 09:01 PM

Hamilton fastest in 3rd practice for Russian Grand Prix

Associated Press

SOCHI, Russia (AP) -- Lewis Hamilton edged his Mercedes teammate and championship rival Nico Rosberg in the third practice for the Russian Grand Prix, taking....Fullstory

2016-04-30 07:22 PM

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