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  • Delta evacuates jet in Atlanta due to cabin smoke

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — Passengers were evacuated from a domestic Delta Air Lines flight Tuesday after a "smoky odor" was detected in the cockpit and main cabin due to what was later determined to be a burned-out fan. The pilots detected the smoke while still on the taxiway prior to takeoff...

  • Rail companies to report fertilizer delivery plans

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A federal oversight board told Canadian Pacific Railway and BNSF Railway that they have until Friday to report their plans to ensure delivery of fertilizer shipments for spring planting of U.S. crops. The Surface Transportation Board's decision Tuesday comes in...

  • Solemn tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    BOSTON — Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's resilience in the face of a terror attack. "This day...

  • Police: GPS helped solve, didn't deter killings

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — GPS technology helped police link two convicted sex offenders to the rapes and killings of at least four women in California, but the mother of one victim said Tuesday that the monitoring system should have done more to prevent the crimes in the first place....

  • Holder to deliver remarks in Overland Park

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Overland Park, Kan., on Thursday to pay tribute to the victims of the shootings at two Jewish community sites. The interfaith memorial ceremony is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. CDT in the Lewis...

  • Democrats have outside money advantage - for now

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Deep-pocketed donors are turning over multimillion-dollar checks to influence November's elections, and the sums raised by the national parties and their super PAC allies are already approaching the $1 billion mark, according to financial reports still being filed...

  • Wireless industry makes anti-theft commitment

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that that nation's biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter rampant smartphone theft. CTIA-The Wireless Association announced that under a...

  • Rubio: Terrorists training in Syria may strike US

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio warned Tuesday that terrorists training in ungoverned swaths of Syria could "soon" attack American interests around the world — or even on the nation's home soil. The tea party darling and possible 2016 presidential hopeful gave a foreign...

  • Intel reports lower 1Q net income, higher revenue

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Intel's earnings fell in the first three months of the year amid a continued slump in the worldwide PC market, but revenue grew slightly because of solid demand for tablet processors and its data center services. Intel Corp. is the world's largest maker of...

  • Alleged Hillary Clinton shoe thrower detained

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — A federal magistrate on Tuesday ordered a Phoenix woman to remain jailed until she is returned to Las Vegas to face federal charges alleging she threw a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton during a speech. Alison Michelle Ernst, 36, read documents, talked to her lawyer and...

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