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April 20, 2014

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  • Aldridge leads Portland over Houston 122-120 in OT

    2 minutes ago

    (AP) HOUSTON (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge scored a franchise playoff-record 46 points and Damian Lillard added 31, including the go-ahead free throws in overtime, to lift the Portland Trail Blazers to a 122-120 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night ...

  • Trail Blazers-Rockets, Box

    8 minutes ago

    (AP) PORTLAND (122) Batum 6-10 0-0 14, Aldridge 17-31 10-13 46, Lopez 2-7 2-4 6, Lillard 9-19 10-12 31, Matthews 6-16 5-6 18, Robinson 1-4 1-2 3, Williams 1-6 0-0 3, Wright 0-3 0-0 0, Barton 0-1 0-0 0, Freeland 0-0 ...

  • Sherpas consider boycott after Everest disaster

    16 minutes ago

    (AP) KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Sherpa guides on Mount Everest are considering a boycott after the deadliest avalanche in the mountain's history, a move that could seriously disrupt the rest of the climbing season, a mountaineering official said Monday. Several Sherpas ...

  • Kings-Sharks Sums

    32 minutes ago

    (AP) Los Angeles 2 0 0—2 San Jose 0 3 4—7 First Period_1, Los Angeles, Muzzin 2 (Doughty, Kopitar), 1:51. 2, Los Angeles, Lewis 2 (Carter), 9:33. Penalties_Voynov, LA (roughing), 16:01; Burns, SJ (roughing), 16:01. Second Period_3, San Jose, M.Brown 1 ...

  • Sharks take 2-0 series lead with 7-2 win vs. Kings

    36 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Fourth-liners Mike Brown and Raffi Torres scored second-period goals to spark a San Jose comeback and lead the Sharks to a 7-2 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Kings and a 2-0 lead in their ...

  • Group concerned for activist missing in Thailand

    37 minutes ago

    (AP) BANGKOK (AP) — An international human rights group is calling on Thai authorities to investigate the disappearance of a prominent environmental activist. Human Rights Watch says Por Cha Lee Rakcharoen, known as "Billy," has been missing since he was detained ...

  • SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

    43 minutes ago

    (AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye says the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed 'unforgivable, murderous acts' in the disaster, which left more than 300 people dead or missing. She made the ...

  • AP NewsAlert

    58 minutes ago

    (AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — SKorean president calls actions of sunken ferry's captain, some crew 'unforgivable, murderous'

  • 16-year-old survives in wheel well of Maui flight

    1 hour, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — FBI officials say officials say a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and ...

  • Car hits packed Florida church, injuring about 20

    1 hour, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a driver trying to park before an Easter concert at a packed Florida church inadvertently drove into the building and through a concrete outer wall and several pews, injuring about 20 people. Fort ...

  • FBI: 16-year-old stowaway survives unharmed in wheel well of California-Hawaii flight

    1 hour, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — FBI: 16-year-old stowaway survives unharmed in wheel well of California-Hawaii flight.

  • Higher costs pressured businesses in 1st quarter

    1 hour, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — A quarterly survey from the National Association of Business Economics finds that rising costs for materials and labor appear to be pressuring businesses. During the first quarter of the year, 31 percent of businesses surveyed reported ...

  • Cuba home woes endure despite real-estate reform

    1 hour, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) HAVANA (AP) — The residents of 308 Oquendo Street were jolted awake in the middle of the night by violent shaking and a noise that they likened to a freight train, or an exploding bomb. Part of their building's seventh ...

  • AP PHOTOS: Nicaraguan town drags chained 'Judases'

    1 hour, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) MASATEPE, Nicaragua (AP) — For 130 years, the people of Masatepe have observed Good Friday by dressing up in colorful masks and costumes and dragging chained "Judases" through the streets of their town in western Nicaragua. Some dress like Roman ...

  • Today in History

    1 hour, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) Today is Monday, April 21, the 111th day of 2014. There are 254 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 21, 1789, John Adams was sworn in as the first vice president of the United States. ...

  • Joss Whedon releasing film for digital download

    1 hour, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Joss Whedon is releasing a film he wrote as a $5 digital download, bypassing the normal channels of independent film distribution. In a video announcement Sunday following the premiere of the supernatural romance "In Your Eyes" ...

  • Prosecutor says 4 ferry crewmembers detained

    2 hours ago

    (AP) MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean prosecutor says four more crewmembers from a sunken ferry have been detained on allegations of failing to protect passengers. Senior prosecutor Ahn Sang-don told reporters Monday that two first mates, one second ...

  • AP Top News At 11:24 p.m. EDT

    2 hours ago

    (AP) Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter AP Photos: Christians seek hope in Easter events 10 Things to Know for Monday Grim work for families as more bodies discovered On eve of marathon, festivities and tight security Boston race makes ...

  • Asian stocks mixed after holiday weekend

    2 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Monday in light trading after Japan reported a jump in its trade deficit and investors looked ahead to economic data this week from China and Korea. Oil declined but stayed above $104 per ...

  • Prosecutor: 4 crewmembers detained for allegedly failing to protect SKorean ferry passengers

    2 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutor: 4 crewmembers detained for allegedly failing to protect SKorean ferry passengers.

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