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  • UK's Cameron blasts UN panel's ruling on WikiLeaks' Assange

    5 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron has told Parliament that a United Nation panel's finding that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been wrongfully detained is "ridiculous." Assange responded quickly by accusing Cameron of libel. Cameron told Parliament on ...

  • 6 tips to keep your Facebook clean, secure and private

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Got hundreds of Facebook friends you hardly know? Now is a good time to do some digital cleanup, while the year is still fresh. Review your security and privacy settings, and make sure those casual acquaintances ...

  • Powerful California coastal panel weighs leadership shake-up

    6 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — A powerful commission that oversees development on California's famed coastline could oust its top executive. The 12-member California Coastal Commission is expected to consider the move Wednesday, a change that environmentalists fear could open an era ...

  • Donald Trump skewered in Funny or Die film

    9 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's first place finish among the GOP candidates in the New Hampshire primaries was greeted by a mock online documentary of the brash businessman starring a furiously wigged Johnny Depp. "Funny or Die Presents Donald ...

  • CRAFTS: When in Tokyo, try making a Japanese woodblock print

    13 minutes ago

    (AP) You probably know what an ukiyo-e print looks like, even if you don't recognize the term. "The Great Wave Off Kanagawa" by Katsushika Hokusai is a familiar image around the world, a premier example of a Japanese art form that ...

  • Latest: Ferguson mayor says amended agreement is best offer

    15 minutes ago

    (AP) FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The latest on efforts by Ferguson to reach a consent agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to improve police and court practices in the St. Louis suburb (all times local): 9:25 a.m. Ferguson's mayor says ...

  • Venezuela malls scale back hours as government cuts energy

    17 minutes ago

    (AP) CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Shopping malls across Venezuela are preparing to dramatically reduce their hours to comply with a government electricity rationing order. Venezuela's socialist government says that starting Wednesday, more than 100 malls will have to close or generate ...

  • US stocks open higher as Fed's Yellen signals caution

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    (AP) U.S. stocks edged higher in early trading Wednesday as investors drew encouragement from news that the Federal Reserve will be more cautious about raising interest rates. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, delivering her semiannual report to Congress, said the Fed ...

  • Biden visiting Duke University to promote 'cancer moonshot'

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    (AP) DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will visit Duke University to observe cancer research and discuss the White House's proposed $1 billion effort to accelerate progress on developing cures. Biden will tour labs and participate in a discussion ...

  • NATO, EU sign agreement on cyberdefense cooperation

    25 minutes ago

    (AP) BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO and the European Union have signed an agreement to improve cooperation in cyberdefense, which NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg called a concrete example of the two Brussels-based organizations joining forces to counter modern forms of hybrid warfare. ...

  • Two Kenyan athletes serving four-year doping bans come forward with first, detailed public allegation of corruption against country's track and field federation, telling AP that Athletics Kenya CEO asked them for a US $48,000 bribe for smaller suspensions

    26 minutes ago

    (AP) EMBU, Kenya (AP) — Two Kenyan athletes serving four-year doping bans come forward with first, detailed public allegation of corruption against country's track and field federation, telling AP that Athletics Kenya CEO asked them for a US $48,000 bribe for ...

  • Grants Pass couple stranded in vehicle for 2 nights rescued

    28 minutes ago

    (AP) GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a couple from Grants Pass, Oregon, were rescued after spending two nights in their pickup in a snowy ditch in the mountains. The Mail Tribune reports (http://goo.gl/yYs6MT ) a woman and 80-year-old man ...

  • Report charges Thai government ignores torture allegations

    30 minutes ago

    (AP) BANGKOK (AP) — A group of human rights organizations in southern Thailand has issued a report aimed at drawing public attention to what it says are complaints of torture by security forces that have not been addressed by authorities. In ...

  • Obama administration struggles to craft ceasefire in Syria

    31 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Munich on Wednesday in search of a compromise with other world powers that could end Syria's civil war. It's not the first time he's tried, and the administration is being ...

  • Widow of celebrated chef can't explain apparent suicide

    32 minutes ago

    (AP) GENEVA (AP) — The widow of celebrated Swiss-French chef Benoit Violier says in a published interview that she has no explanation for his apparent suicide, sharply denying allegations that financial troubles were to blame. Brigitte Violier explained her decision along ...

  • Twitter tweaks its timeline to look a bit more like Facebook

    32 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is tweaking its timeline. The social media site will let people turn on a setting that lets popular tweets related to people you follow show up first in your timeline, followed by the real-time feed ...

  • President: Czechs paid $6.2M ransom to Pakistan kidnappers

    36 minutes ago

    (AP) PRAGUE (AP) — President Milos Zeman says the Czech Republic paid a ransom for the release of two Czech women who were kidnapped in Pakistan in 2013. Hana Humpalova and Antonie Chrastecka were on the road from Iran to Quetta, ...

  • Government will consider Google computer to be car's driver

    38 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — The federal government's highway safety agency agrees with Google: Computers that will control cars of the future can be considered their driver. The redefinition of "driver" is an important break for Google and a big step toward ...

  • 2nd-seeded Cilic beats Muller to reach last 8 in Rotterdam

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    (AP) ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Second-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia reached the World Tennis Tournament quarterfinals on Wednesday with a 7-6 (2), 7-6 (7) second-round win against Gilles Muller of Luxembourg. Neither player faced a break-point in the first set, but ...

  • Man who won new trial on flawed hair evidence seeking bail

    43 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A man who spent three decades in prison based in part on a single strand of hair will ask a Massachusetts judge to free him on bail while he awaits a new trial. A bail ...

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