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  • Memory Lane: Traveling through time on Google maps

    1 hour, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Trips down memory lane are now available on Google's digital maps. The new twist on time travel is debuting Wednesday as part of the "Street View" feature in Google's maps, a navigational tool that attracts ...

  • Obama: US-Japan treaty applies to disputed islands

    1 hour, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — President Barack Obama confirmed Wednesday that America's mutual security treaty with Japan applies to the islands at the center of a territorial dispute between China and Japan. "The policy of the United States is clear," he said ...

  • First lady announcing jobs website for veterans

    1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is developing a website to help job-seeking veterans and military spouses create resumes, make connections with employers and become part of a database that companies can mine for skills and talents. The effort aims to ...

  • APNewsBreak: Clemency after 10 years in prison

    1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department will begin considering clemency applications from nonviolent federal inmates who have already served 10 years or more in prison. That's according to a person familiar with an expected announcement from the department Wednesday laying ...

  • Sherpas leave Everest; some expeditions nix climbs

    1 hour, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Dozens of Sherpa guides packed up their tents and left Mount Everest's base camp Wednesday, after the deaths of 16 of their colleagues in an avalanche exposed an undercurrent of resentment by Sherpas over their pay, ...

  • Food Network star Guy Fieri's eatery open in Vegas

    1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Food Network star Guy Fieri's restaurant is now open for business on the Las Vegas Strip. The restaurant, named Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen & Bar, is located at the Quad Resort & Casino and welcomed its ...

  • AP Top News at 8:59 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) SKorea ferry toll hits 150 as search gets tougher JINDO, South Korea (AP) — The grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged South Korea ferry proceeded rapidly Wednesday, with the official death toll reaching 150, though a government official ...

  • AP Top Political News At 9 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) Obama opens Japan trip at famous sushi restaurant Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate Report on CIA interrogations shadows Gitmo trials Internet TV case: Justices skeptical, concerned Michigan affirmative ban is OK, Supreme Court says US clears Egypt ...

  • Embattled Boston U coach Greenberg resigns

    1 hour, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — Boston University women's basketball coach Kelly Greenberg has resigned after some former players alleged she was verbally and emotionally abusive. The university announced Wednesday that Greenberg has resigned after 10 years at the helm. The university assembled ...

  • Review: 'Quiet Ones' is more creaky than creepy

    1 hour, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paying homage in style and theme to the vintage horror movies of the 1970s, "The Quiet Ones" is the latest stylish shocker from Hammer, the recently reactivated classic U.K. studio imprint. Mixing creaky haunted-house and exorcism ...

  • Wednesday's Time Schedule

    2 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) All Times EDT BASEBALL Miami at Atlanta, 12:10 p.m. Arizona at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. San Francisco at Colorado, 3:10 p.m. Texas at Oakland, 3:35 p.m. Houston at Seattle, 3:40 p.m. Kansas City at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at ...

  • Fight Schedule

    2 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) April 23 At Osaka, Japan, Shinsuke Yamanaka vs. Stephane Jamoye, 12, for Yamanaka's WBC bantamweight title; Kiko Martinez vs. Hozumi Hasegawa, 12, for Martinez's IBF junior featherweight title. April 24 At Agua Caliente Casino, Rancho Mirage, Calif. (ESPN2), Josesito Lopez ...

  • Iran removes official in charge of prisons

    2 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's official news agency says the official in charge of the country's prisons has been removed from the post. The development follows reports of alleged abuse of inmates at a Tehran penitentiary. IRNA said on Wednesday ...

  • TV SportsWatch

    2 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) All Times EDT Thursday, April 24 BOXING 9 p.m. ESPN2 — Junior welterweights, Josesito Lopez (31-6-0) vs. Aron Martinez (19-2-1), at Rancho Mirage, Calif. COLLEGE BASEBALL 7:30 p.m. ESPNU — Texas A&M at Mississippi St. GOLF 9:30 a.m. TGC — ...

  • AP Sportlight

    2 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) April 24 1945 — Albert B. "Happy" Chandler, junior Senator from Kentucky, is elected baseball commissioner by a unanimous vote of the major league club owners. Chandler is elected to a seven-year term and succeeds Kenesaw Mountain Landis, who died ...

  • NHL Calendar

    2 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) May 25-31 — NHL combine, Toronto. June 18 — Last possible day for Stanley Cup finals. June 25 — NHL awards, Las Vegas. June 27-28 — NHL draft, Philadelphia. July 1 — Free agency begins. July 5 — Deadline for ...

  • Spy agency: 100 Dutch jihadists in Syria

    2 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Netherlands says more than a hundred Dutch citizens left the country in 2013 to fight as jihadists in Syria and 10 of them have died — including one who was a suicide bomber. The annual report ...

  • Suspected mass grave excavated in Serbia

    2 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) RUDNICA, Serbia (AP) — Experts have started excavation on a mass grave in Serbia believed to contain at least 250 bodies of ethnic Albanians who were killed during the 1998-99 Kosovo war. The Serbian government official dealing with the wartime ...

  • SKorean city full of grief prepares for more

    2 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) ANSAN, South Korea (AP) — The altar of the memorial is a wall of white and yellow flowers and greens, surrounding photos of 47 students and teachers whose bodies have been identified after being recovered from the ferry Sewol. There ...

  • Officials: Taliban kill 5 Afghan police officers

    2 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Officials in Afghanistan say five police officers have been killed in a Taliban attack on a checkpoint in the country's volatile south. A spokesman for the Kandahar provincial police, Zia Durani, said Wednesday that Taliban insurgents ...

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