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Vatican sending diplomat to Obama summit with Latin America


Associated Press

PANAMA CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis is sending a top emissary to a gathering between U.S. President Barack Obama and leaders of Latin America. Panama on...full story
updated 2015-03-27 09:22 AM
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Vatican sending diplomat to Obama summit with Latin America

Associated Press

PANAMA CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis is sending a top emissary to a gathering between U.S. President Barack Obama and leaders of Latin America. Panama on....Fullstory

2015-03-27 09:22 AM

Microsoft wants US suppliers to give employees paid time off

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Microsoft says it will push its U.S. suppliers to give their employees doing work for the technology company paid time off. Microsoft's....Fullstory

2015-03-27 06:42 AM

Moroccan police block burial of prominent Islamist's widow

Associated Press

RABAT, Morocco (AP) -- Thousands of Islamists were in an hours-long standoff in Morocco's capital with hundreds of riot police when they were prevented from....Fullstory

2015-03-27 03:01 AM

US general: No decision to shield US-trained rebels in Syria
By KEN DILANIAN
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The top U.S. commander in the Middle East says he'd like his forces to protect the Syrian rebels the U.S. is training....Fullstory

2015-03-27 03:01 AM

Russian minister predicts new interest rate cut

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukaev says that the country's central bank could cut interest rates next month as the economy stabilizes. The....Fullstory

2015-03-27 03:01 AM

Former head of Petrobras testifies in Brazilian Congress

Associated Press

SAO PAULO (AP) -- The former head of Brazil's Petrobras is testifying before a parliamentary investigative committee about the corruption scandal that has shaken the....Fullstory

2015-03-27 03:01 AM

Schwarzenegger's back for high-octane 'Terminator: Genisys'
By LINDSEY BAHR
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It's a rare case when a film's most iconic line practically preordains its franchise. As promised, The Terminator, and the man....Fullstory

2015-03-27 06:42 AM

'Fifty Shades' director Taylor-Johnson bows out of franchise

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Sam Taylor-Johnson will not be returning to direct the sequels to "Fifty Shades of Grey," she announced Wednesday night. "Directing 'Fifty Shades....Fullstory

2015-03-27 03:42 AM

Brazilian Results

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Brazilian Results Brazilian Football Results BRASILIA, BRAZIL (AP) -- Results from Brazilian football: Brazil Campeonato Carioca ....Fullstory

2015-03-27 09:22 AM

US students make bracelets to help jailed journalists

Associated Press

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland (AP) -- University of Maryland journalism students are raising money to launch a line of bracelets emblazoned with the names of journalists....Fullstory

2015-03-27 06:42 AM

Saudi US ambassador: Iran is advising Yemen rebels
By KEN DILANIAN
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States says Iran has been playing a key role in backing the Houthi advance in Yemen. Adel....Fullstory

2015-03-27 06:42 AM

MIT expert: US rules make chances of cockpit takeover slim

Associated Press

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- A Massachusetts Institute of Technology aviation analyst says U.S. flight regulations make it unlikely that a single jetliner pilot could barricade....Fullstory

2015-03-27 03:42 AM

Maker of tainted medical scopes issues new cleaning guide

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The maker of medical scopes that have been linked to two recent "superbug" outbreaks in California has issued new cleaning instructions for....Fullstory

2015-03-27 03:01 AM

Diet sodas fall in US; Pepsi takes back No. 2 spot

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Americans bought less soda for the tenth straight year in 2014, with diet sodas shrinking more than their sugary counterparts, according....Fullstory

2015-03-27 03:01 AM

WHY IT MATTERS: The Saudi-led intervention in Yemen
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Airstrikes by Saudi Arabia against Iran-backed Shiite rebels in turbulent Yemen have added a regional dimension to the conflict in the Arab world's poorest country.....Fullstory

2015-03-27 03:01 AM

Review: Eubanks, Jordan display special chemistry on new CD
By CHARLES J. GANS
Associated Press

Kevin Eubanks & Stanley Jordan, "Duets" (Mack Avenue) Kevin Eubanks has gotten his jazz groove back since stepping down as "Tonight Show" band leader in 2010.....Fullstory

2015-03-27 06:42 AM

With 'Downton Abbey's coming demise, here are 5 past deaths
By FRAZIER MOORE
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- While announcing on Thursday that next season's "Downton Abbey" will be its last, executive producer Gareth Neame declined to say who....Fullstory

2015-03-27 06:42 AM

Ken Burns unravels the mysteries of cancer in PBS film Ken Burns unravels the mysteries of cancer in PBS film
By DAVID BAUDER
Associated Press

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- There's a mystery to cancer, in large part because of fear, that PBS tries to unravel in next week's six-hour documentary....Fullstory

2015-03-27 03:01 AM

Former Germany coach Berti Vogts joins Klinsmann's US staff
By JANIE McCAULEY
Associated Press

Berti Vogts has been pals with Jurgen Klinsmann for a long time, and now the German national team coach will work alongside his former player....Fullstory

2015-03-27 09:22 AM

Vikings sign Polish-born tackle Babatunde Aiyegbusi

Associated Press

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Vikings have signed Polish tackle Babatunde "Babs" Aiyegbusi. The Vikings announced the move Thursday. Aiyegbusi, whose name is pronounced....Fullstory

2015-03-27 06:42 AM

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