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April 17, 2014

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  • Williams in talks to reprise 'Mrs. Doubtfire' role

    2 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox 2000 is developing the sequel to the 1993 hit comedy "Mrs. Doubtfire," which starred Robin Williams. The follow-up will be penned by "Elf" writer David Berenbaum, the studio's spokeswoman, Chelsey Summey, confirmed on Thursday. While ...

  • Shares of Travelocity owner Sabre rise after IPO

    2 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) DALLAS (AP) — Shares of Sabre Corp. ended higher Thursday, but the provider of technology services to the travel industry raised less money than it had projected in its initial public offering. The company had offered fewer shares than planned ...

  • Ukraine OKs intl court, may probe Kiev deaths

    2 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ukraine has accepted the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court, opening the way for a possible investigation of the violent crackdown by former President Viktor Yanukovych's government on demonstrators, the court announced Thursday. Ukraine, which ...

  • Korean Air A380 hits 2 light poles at LA airport

    2 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Airbus A380 superjumbo jet hit two light poles while taxiing to its gate at Los Angeles International Airport with hundreds of passengers aboard. The Korean Air flight arrived from Seoul on Wednesday afternoon with 384 ...

  • Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West?

    2 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) To get another shot at LeBron James, the San Antonio Spurs may have to go through Dirk Nowitzki, then Dwight Howard and James Harden, and finally Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. Survive all that, and maybe they can avenge that ...

  • Police: Man ate pot candy before shooting his wife

    2 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — Authorities say a Denver man accused of killing his wife while she was on the phone with a 911 dispatcher ate marijuana-infused candy before the attack. Search warrants released Thursday said 44-year-old Kristine Kirk told dispatchers her ...

  • Kouzmanoff, Rangers beat Mariners 8-6

    2 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kevin Kouzmanoff delivered again, doubling twice and scoring two runs as the Texas Rangers beat Seattle Mariners 8-6 Thursday. Texas lost the opener of the four-game series on Monday night, but won the last three. The ...

  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared

    2 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) Stocks closed mostly higher Thursday as upbeat earnings news from several large U.S. companies encouraged investors. General Electric, Morgan Stanley and PepsiCo all moved higher after reporting their first-quarter financial results. The major stock indexes spent much of the day ...

  • Dirty creek, old purse solve four-decade mystery

    2 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) ELK POINT, S.D. (AP) — Cheryl Miller and Pamella Jackson had planned to celebrate the end of the 1971 school year by gathering with classmates at a quarry along a gravel road. But the 17-year-old girls weren't known for frequenting ...

  • Dutch man's case may be linked to Amanda Todd

    2 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch prosecutors have filed indecent assault and child pornography charges against a 35-year-old man suspected of blackmailing underage girls to perform sexual acts in front of a webcam. Dutch broadcaster Omroep Brabant has suggested the unidentified suspect's ...

  • Ex-quarterback McNabb spends day in Arizona jail

    2 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb has been released from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year. Records released by West Mesa Justice Court show the 37-year-old McNabb served ...

  • 1 dead, 1 injured in California boating accident

    2 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — What was intended to be a fun night of sailing turned deadly as one person was killed and another seriously injured when their sailboat collided with a channel marker buoy in the San Francisco Bay, authorities ...

  • Rangers 8, Mariners 6

    21 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) Seattle Texas ab r h bi ab r h bi Almont cf 5 1 1 0 Choo lf 5 1 2 1 BMiller ss 4 1 2 0 Andrus ss 4 1 1 0 Cano dh 5 1 1 3 ...

  • IRS audits less than 1 percent of big partnerships

    2 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — A new government report says the Internal Revenue Service audits less than 1 percent of large partnerships, drawing criticism from Congress. The Government Accountability Office says the number of large businesses organized as partnerships has more than ...

  • Mob Museum makes huge payment in cash, mob style

    2 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman took a cue from the mob in making a huge payment on behalf of the city's Mob Museum. Goodman presented $1.5 million in cash to the City Council at a ...

  • Superintendent: Kids victims in cheating scandal

    2 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's state superintendent called children the victims and adults the culprits in a cheating scandal uncovered at a Las Vegas elementary school. Superintendent Dale Erquiaga spoke briefly about the matter Thursday, a day after the Nevada ...

  • Michaels confirms breach of as many as 2.6M cards

    2 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) Michaels Stores Inc. says Thursday that about 2.6 million cards used at its namesake stores may have been affected in a security breach but it has received "limited" reports of fraud. The nation's largest arts and crafts chain, based in ...

  • Altidore's playing time a concern for Klinsmann

    2 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) Jozy Altidore's disappointing first season with England's Sunderland has less than a month remaining, and it appears as though the American's struggles for playing time aren't finished. Altidore, who scored 31 goals in 41 games for AZ Alkmaar in the ...

  • Clarification: NFL Concussion Lawsuit story

    2 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a story April 16, The Associated Press reported that a judge had again denied preliminary approval of a $765 million NFL concussion settlement. U.S. District Judge Anita Brody clarified Thursday that the ruling was not new ...

  • Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions _ for now

    3 hours ago

    (AP) GENEVA (AP) — In a surprise accord, Ukraine and Russia agreed Thursday on tentative steps to halt violence and calm tensions along their shared border after more than a month of Cold War-style military posturing triggered by Moscow's annexation of ...

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