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French investigators confirm wing part is from Flight 370

By GREG KELLER
Associated Press

PARIS (AP) — French investigators have formally identified a washed-up piece of airplane debris found in July on a remote island in the Indian Ocean...full story
updated 2015-09-04 02:36 PM
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French investigators confirm wing part is from Flight 370
By GREG KELLER
Associated Press

PARIS (AP) — French investigators have formally identified a washed-up piece of airplane debris found in July on a remote island in the Indian Ocean....Fullstory

2015-09-04 02:36 PM

Disney unveils Star Wars toys amid marketing blitz
By BREE FOWLER and RYAN NAKASHIMA
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing "Force"....Fullstory

2015-09-04 01:22 PM

Conceding defeat, Iran deal opponents at least want a vote
By ERICA WERNER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Opponents of the Iran nuclear agreement have given up trying to block it. Now they're just hoping for a final Senate vote....Fullstory

2015-09-04 01:22 PM

Toshiba Expands Line-up of ApP Lite? Processor Family for IoT Solutions

Associated Press

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 4, 2015--Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced the launch of "TZ1041MBG", an application processor for wearable devices, the latest addition to its ApP....Fullstory

2015-09-04 01:22 PM

Guatemala Q&A: What to look for with embattled ex-president
By SONIA PEREZ D.
Associated Press

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- President Otto Perez Molina resigned Thursday after a judge issued an order to detain him in connection with a corruption scandal. Here's....Fullstory

2015-09-04 12:22 PM

Central banks falling short of 2 pct. inflation target
By JOSH BOAK
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Is 2 percent inflation too high to reach? The Federal Reserve and European Central Bank have been striving to generate a small dose....Fullstory

2015-09-04 03:02 AM

Leon Gorman, LL Bean's grandson and company leader, dies
By DAVID SHARP
Associated Press

FREEPORT, Maine (AP) -- Leon Gorman, a grandson of L.L. Bean who led a modernization of his family's outdoor clothing and gear retail business after....Fullstory

2015-09-04 03:02 AM

Review: 'Transporter' a cinematic bumpy ride
By FRANK SCHECK
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- If nothing else, this reboot of the Transporter franchise should do wonders for Audi sales, not to mention car safety. Every....Fullstory

2015-09-04 09:01 AM

VENICE WATCH: 'Beasts' teen star impresses; Tucci talks food

Associated Press

VENICE, Italy (AP) -- The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city.....Fullstory

2015-09-04 03:02 AM

Royals sets highs for runs, hits in win vs. Tigers
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (AP) -- Kansas City racked up its most runs and hits in a game for four years and beat Detroit 15-7 on....Fullstory

2015-09-04 03:22 PM

Canada: Syria family didn't file refugee request

Associated Press

Canada has denied it received a refugee application for the Syrian family that drowned off Europe. Citizenship and Immigration Canada said Thursday that it received no....Fullstory

2015-09-04 02:36 PM

Guatemala ex-president behind bars overnight as VP sworn in
By SONIA PEREZ D. and ALBERTO ARCE
Associated Press

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- Otto Perez Molina spent his first night as an ex-president in military custody following a historic day in which he resigned....Fullstory

2015-09-04 01:22 PM

Benghazi panel to interview more of Clinton's inner circle
By MATTHEW DALY
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A day after questioning a former top aide to presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton behind closed doors, the House committee investigating the....Fullstory

2015-09-04 01:22 PM

US promising help to keep Iran in check in Middle East
By KEVIN FREKING
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration is greeting King Salman of Saudi Arabia with assurances that a nuclear deal with Iran also comes with the....Fullstory

2015-09-04 12:22 PM

Airman who helped stop train attack set returns to US

Associated Press

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) -- The U.S. Air Force airman who was injured when he and two childhood friends tackled a heavily armed....Fullstory

2015-09-04 12:22 PM

Conservative Maldonado in line as Guatemala's interim leader

Associated Press

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- Vice President Alejandro Maldonado, a conservative former high court justice, was expected on Thursday to replace President Otto Perez Molina, who....Fullstory

2015-09-04 03:02 AM

Lebanon activists stage hunger strike, want minister to quit

Associated Press

BEIRUT (AP) -- Half a dozen Lebanese activists have begun an open-ended hunger strike, demanding the resignation of the environment minister at the center of....Fullstory

2015-09-04 03:02 AM

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows worldwide. The....Fullstory

2015-09-04 03:02 AM

At Venice fest, 'Spotlight' exposes sex abuse by priests

Associated Press

VENICE, Italy (AP) -- Thomas McCarthy wants Pope Francis to go to the movies. Specifically, the American director would like the pontiff to see his new....Fullstory

2015-09-04 03:02 AM

Asian News Digest, AS

Associated Press

ASIA THAILAND-EXPLOSION BANGKOK -- Thai authorities unveiled the restored centerpiece Friday of the Erawan Shrine, in the latest bid to boost confidence among Bangkok's tourism and business....Fullstory

2015-09-04 02:42 PM

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