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Police arrest man over drone landing at Japan PM office

By MARI YAMAGUCHI
Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- Japanese police arrested a man who admitted to landing a drone with low levels of radioactive sand on the roof of the...full story
updated 2015-04-25 01:22 PM
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Police arrest man over drone landing at Japan PM office
By MARI YAMAGUCHI
Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- Japanese police arrested a man who admitted to landing a drone with low levels of radioactive sand on the roof of the....Fullstory

2015-04-25 01:22 PM

Philippines, China trade accusations over sea threats Philippines, China trade accusations over sea threats
By OLIVER TEVES
Associated Press

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines accused China of aggressive maneuvers against its reconnaissance plane and fishermen in disputed seas where Beijing has stepped up....Fullstory

2015-04-25 12:20 PM

Japan's war history will shadows PM's US visit next week
By MATTHEW PENNINGTON
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seventy years after the end of World War II, Japan wants to look to the future but can't shake off its past.....Fullstory

2015-04-25 12:20 PM

Germany's Deutsche Bank changes tack on Postbank

Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) -- Germany's Deutsche Bank AG says it plans to "deconsolidate" its Postbank retail banking unit, in which it has held a majority since....Fullstory

2015-04-25 09:01 AM

Ford recalls 390,000 cars to fix door latches

Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) -- Ford is recalling about 390,000 cars because the doors may not latch properly and could open while the cars are in motion. The....Fullstory

2015-04-25 06:22 AM

$35K grant to UNR for Latino journalism project

Associated Press

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- The University of Nevada's journalism school is teaming up with the Reno Gazette-Journal and KNPB public broadcasting to develop bilingual news....Fullstory

2015-04-25 03:01 AM

US appeals court upholds dismissal of suit by Abbas' son
By SAM HANANEL
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A U.S. appeals court has upheld a decision to throw out a $10 million libel suit by the son of Palestinian Authority....Fullstory

2015-04-25 03:01 AM

Attorney general to bid farewell after 6-year tenure
By ERIC TUCKER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Eric Holder bids farewell to the Justice Department after six years as the top U.S. law enforcement official. He's the third-longest....Fullstory

2015-04-25 03:01 AM

Jack outpoints Dirrell for WBC super-middleweight title

Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) -- Badou Jack outpointed Anthony Dirrell on Friday night at the UIC Pavilion to take the WBC super-middleweight title. Jack (19-1-1) received winning of....Fullstory

2015-04-25 01:22 PM

15 loose buffaloes that crossed US highway are killed
By JOHN KEKIS and MICHAEL HILL
Associated Press

COEYMANS, New York (AP) -- Fifteen bison that escaped from a farm were intentionally shot and killed Friday after they dashed past a group of....Fullstory

2015-04-25 09:01 AM

Japan's views of WWII history rankles some US veterans
By MATTHEW PENNINGTON
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Lester Tenney endured three hellish years as a Japanese prisoner during World War II, but with the passing of decades and repeated....Fullstory

2015-04-25 01:01 PM

Venezuela prosecutor may put jailed mayor in house arrest Venezuela prosecutor may put jailed mayor in house arrest
By JORGE RUEDA
Associated Press

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The jailed mayor of Venezuela's capital may be released from prison to house arrest for health reasons. The Public Prosecutor's Office announced....Fullstory

2015-04-25 12:20 PM

Saturday, May 2
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Today is Saturday, May 2, the 122nd day of 2015. There are 243 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1519 - Artist....Fullstory

2015-04-25 09:01 AM

Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation in the Arctic
By BRADLEY KLAPPER
Associated Press

IQALUIT, Canada (AP) -- The U.S., Russia and other Arctic nations say they're looking past Ukraine's civil war and other tensions to prevent oil spills....Fullstory

2015-04-25 06:22 AM

Ex-CIA man convicted of Iran leak seeks lenient sentence

Associated Press

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (AP) -- Lawyers for a former CIA officer convicted of leaking details of a secret mission to derail Iran's nuclear ambitions say he....Fullstory

2015-04-25 03:42 AM

Recalls this week: vacuum cleaners, bicycles
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Vacuum cleaners that pose an electric shock risk to users are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include Trek bicycles with a defect that....Fullstory

2015-04-25 03:01 AM

Refugees from Burundi flow into Rwanda as tensions mount
By EDMUND KAGIRE
Associated Press

GASHORA, Rwanda (AP) -- More than 10,000 people from the East African nation of Burundi have crossed into neighboring Rwanda amid threats of violence ahead....Fullstory

2015-04-25 03:01 AM

Kardashian family to watch Bruce Jenner's interview together
By ALICIA RANCILIO
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Kim Kardashian says her family plans to watch Bruce Jenner's Friday night TV interview as they do most things, which is....Fullstory

2015-04-25 03:01 AM

US terrorism case to be sent to Minnesota

Associated Press

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A man accused of trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group is going to be sent from....Fullstory

2015-04-25 09:01 AM

Man charged with making threats in Islamic State group case
By AMY FORLITI
Associated Press

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- A man has been charged with threatening law enforcement officials and an informant after authorities charged six men earlier this....Fullstory

2015-04-25 09:01 AM

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