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  • New Malaysia Airlines CEO a "battle hardened" veteran

    2 minutes ago

    (AP) HONG KONG (AP) — When the owners of embattled Malaysia Airlines went looking for a new CEO to lead its restructuring, they chose a German turnaround specialist known as "The Terminator" to take on what's been dubbed the toughest job ...

  • With McCoy trade, Kelly proves every player expendable

    8 minutes ago

    (AP) Chip Kelly's latest bold move is another example of his coaching philosophy: "Culture beats scheme." Two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to trade star running back LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo ...

  • Hall-of-Famer Molitor confident in managerial patience

    12 minutes ago

    (AP) FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Two seasons after Hall-of-Famer Paul Molitor played his last game, he became the bench coach for the Minnesota Twins on manager Tom Kelly's staff. The role was his for two years. The experience was infinitely ...

  • N. Korea shifts more responsibility to factories, farmers

    16 minutes ago

    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — North Korea is trying to invigorate its hidebound economy by offering more control and possibly more personal rewards to key sectors of its workforce in the country's biggest domestic policy experiment since leader Kim Jong Un assumed ...

  • LEADING OFF: A-Rod, Goldschmidt make spring debuts

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    (AP) A look at the highlights of what's happening all around spring training today in Florida and Arizona: ___ HE'S BACK Alex Rodriguez is set to be the designated hitter for two or three at-bats when the Yankees host the Phillies ...

  • Top-ranked Kentucky makes it 30-0 with tight win at Georgia

    17 minutes ago

    (AP) ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Kentucky has been in some close games. This was a new predicament, however. With just over 9 minutes to go, the top-ranked Wildcats found themselves down by nine points, facing an inspired Georgia team and a ...

  • Honey, we shrunk the SUV _ and Europe loves it

    31 minutes ago

    (AP) FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — In Europe, SUV now stands for: Shrinking Utility Vehicle. An array of ever-smaller sport-utility vehicles and SUV car-like crossovers is going on display this week at the Geneva International Motor Show. Automakers are piling into the ...

  • China plays down US concerns over anti-terror legislation

    33 minutes ago

    (AP) SHANGHAI (AP) — China played down U.S. concerns that proposed anti-terror legislation would give the Chinese government sweeping power to police electronic communications and marginalize foreign companies fighting for a share of China's $465 billion technology market, saying Wednesday that ...

  • NCAA women's tournament could be missing some familiar names

    35 minutes ago

    (AP) Some familiar names could be missing from the field when the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament tips off later this month. Georgia has reached the tournament 20 straight years for the nation's fourth-longest active streak, but a late-season slide has put ...

  • Prince William meets elephants on final day of China tour

    37 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — Britain's Prince William highlighted his interest in wildlife conservation on the final stop of his China tour Wednesday, feeding baskets of carrots to an elephant in the country's southwest. The second in line to the British throne ...

  • US aerials pipeline produces 2 world titles

    41 minutes ago

    (AP) The crystal globes sit on countertops at their parents' houses in Connecticut. Kiley McKinnon took home the women's and Mac Bohonnon, the men's. The audaciously captured trophies were awarded to the elementary school classmates who became the 2014-15 world aerial ...

  • Your Top Plays for Today

    44 minutes ago

    (AP) Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide ___ NO ROSE, NO BUTLER YET BULLS BEAT WIZARDS 97-92 Absent Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler, the Chicago Bulls still beat Washington 97-92. http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_268754/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=phRefD2i ___ VILLA BEATS WEST BROM TO MOVE OUT ...

  • Protests on water taste, smell as city breaks tie to Detroit

    55 minutes ago

    (AP) FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Less than an hour's drive from one of Earth's great fresh water sources, some people in Flint are searching for a drop worth drinking. Since the city left the Detroit water system, residents have been unhappy ...

  • 3rd time the charm for sale of former Revel casino?

    1 hour ago

    (AP) CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Will the third time be the charm for attempts to sell Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel? Its owners certainly hope so. A bankruptcy court judge in Camden on Wednesday is scheduled to consider— for the ...

  • March storm heads east after dumping snow on Upper Midwest

    1 hour, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — New Englanders already buried in snow can expect another wintry blast as a March storm races across the U.S. The National Weather Service says the storm should move into Maine, Massachusetts, eastern New York and New Jersey ...

  • Different views of bombing suspect to be given at trial

    1 hour, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — Two dramatically different portraits of Boston Marathon Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) are expected to emerge when prosecutors and Tsarnaev's lawyers give their opening statements at his federal death penalty trial. Tsarnaev's lawyers Wednesday will try ...

  • World's oldest person celebrates her 117th birthday

    1 hour, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — The world's oldest person says 117 years doesn't seem like such a long time. Misao Okawa, the daughter of a kimono maker, made the comment Wednesday, at a celebration a day before her 117th birthday. Appropriately, she ...

  • Egyptians race to expand Suez Canal, hoping for trade surge

    1 hour, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) ISMAILIA, Egypt (AP) — Bulldozers push earth and dredgers spit mud round the clock at Egypt's Suez Canal in a race to quickly expand the strategic waterway for two-way traffic, a project trumpeted by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to revive both ...

  • Excerpts from Netanyahu's speech and rejoinder from Obama

    1 hour, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a major address to Congress on Tuesday and warned against making a deal that could leave Iran on the path toward nuclear weapons. At the White House, President Barack Obama offered a pointed rebuttal ...

  • Nieto has 2 goals and assist as Sharks beat Canucks 6-2

    1 hour, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Matt Nieto had two goals and an assist in leading the San Jose Sharks to a 6-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night. Chris Tierney, Melker Karlsson, Logan Couture and Marc-Edouard Vlasic also ...

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