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  • 'Touched by an Angel' producer back in series TV

    22 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The producer of "Touched by an Angel" is back on television with a new series. Martha Williamson is the creator and producer of "Signed, Sealed, Delivered," a Hallmark Channel show debuting Sunday night. "Signed, Sealed, Delivered" ...

  • Egypt's censorship board head resigns in film spat

    37 minutes ago

    (AP) CAIRO (AP) — The head of Egypt's censorship board says he has resigned after the country's prime minister overruled his decision to allow a film starring a sultry Lebanese singer be shown. Ahmed Awad, undersecretary to the culture minister and ...

  • Exhibit recreates Warhol's 1964 World's Fair mural

    41 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Even for a 1964 New York World's Fair that celebrated "The World of Tomorrow," Andy Warhol may have been ahead of his time. His monumental piece commissioned specifically for the fair was deemed too edgy for ...

  • Saturday's Sports Scoreboard

    4 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) All Times Eastern Interleague Seattle vs Miami, 7:10 p.m. American League Toronto vs Cleveland, 1:05 p.m. L.A. Angels vs Detroit, 1:08 p.m. Baltimore vs Boston, 1:35 p.m. Minnesota vs Kansas City, 2:10 p.m. Houston vs Oakland, 4:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees ...

  • Golden eagle found in Wyo. tied for second-oldest

    47 minutes ago

    (AP) SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — A golden eagle that was apparently electrocuted near Sheridan was more than 30 years old, which ties the record for second-oldest in the species that has ever been tagged in North America, Wyoming wildlife officials said. ...

  • Guinea to cancel BSG Resources-Vale mining rights

    52 minutes ago

    (AP) CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — The government of Guinea says it plans to revoke the mining rights to one of the largest untapped iron ore deposits in the world, following a watchdog's recommendation. A committee reviewing mining deals in the West ...

  • Heat open quest for another title vs Bobcats

    54 minutes ago

    (AP) MIAMI (AP) — If the Miami Heat are going to watch their season and reign atop the NBA end at the hands of the Charlotte Bobcats, then fates of the franchises will have to change in a hurry. Upset odds ...

  • Mega Millions winning numbers

    55 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were: 18-25-38-45-63, Mega Ball: 9 (eighteen, twenty-five, thirty-eight, forty-five, sixty-three, Mega Ball: nine) Estimated jackpot: $38 million ___ Arizona Winners: Combination Prize No. AZ Winners ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in AZ '2 BY 2' game

    1 hour, 1 minute ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday night's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "2 BY 2" game were: Red Balls: 4-16, White Balls: 10-23 (Red Balls: four, sixteen; White Balls: ten, twenty-three) Top Prize: $20,000

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    1 hour, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 9-17-22-26-31 (nine, seventeen, twenty-two, twenty-six, thirty-one) Estimated jackpot: $145,000 Players with all five numbers win all or share a ...

  • AP Top News at 12:18 p.m. EDT

    1 hour, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) Captain of sunken SKorean ferry, 2 crew arrested MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Weekly Winnings' game

    1 hour, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Weekly Winnings" game were: 4-20-47-49 (four, twenty, forty-seven, forty-nine)

  • Governor: Boston lockdown amid search a tough call

    1 hour, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says the decision to lock down much of greater Boston during the search for the surviving suspect in the marathon bombing was a "tough call" but one he's glad that was made. Patrick ...

  • Furyk, Martin join Choi atop leaderboard

    1 hour, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Jim Furyk finished off a second-round 66 Saturday to join K.J. Choi and Ben Martin tied for the lead halfway through the rain-delayed RBC Heritage. Furyk, the 2010 champion, was among 65 golfers who ...

  • Confusion, anger as sunken ferry's relatives wait

    1 hour, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) JINDO, South Korea (AP) — The informal briefing by a South Korean coast guard rescuer started calmly enough. He stood on a stage in front of relatives of those missing from a sunken ferry, explaining how divers trying to find ...

  • Novak Djokovic faces spell out with wrist injury

    1 hour, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) MONACO (AP) — Six-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic will take a break from tennis to treat his sore right wrist. Djokovic says "I cannot play tennis for some time. How long, I don't know." Djokovic lost his Monte Carlo ...

  • AP Top News At 12:03 p.m. EDT

    1 hour, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) Captain of sunken SKorean ferry, 2 crew arrested 13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche Sub search for missing jet to be finished in week 4 French journalists held hostage in Syria freed At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter ...

  • Cibulkova to play Vekic in Malaysian Open final

    1 hour, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Top-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia overcame a fighting Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-3 in the semifinals of the Malaysian Open on Saturday. Cibulkova won her second successive match from a ...

  • Man arrested over murder of ex-IRA leader

    1 hour, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) DUBLIN (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland have arrested a man for questioning about the killing of a senior Irish Republican Army hard-liner. Police said Saturday the 26-year-old man was being questioned about the shooting of Tommy Crossan. Local residents ...

  • Drone in Yemen kills 9 suspected al-Qaida fighters

    1 hour, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A U.S. drone strike in southern Yemen killed nine suspected al-Qaida militants and three civilians Saturday, authorities said, part of America's ongoing strikes in the country against what it considers the terror network's most dangerous local ...

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