• Japan trade gap returns to deficit in April, more red ahead

    Updated: 49 min ago

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan posted a trade deficit in April following a single-month's surplus in March, and economists said shortfalls were likely to persist given the weakness of the yen. The 53.4 billion yen ($439.6 million) deficit in April for the world's third-biggest economy compared...

  • UK airport expansion threatens to take out entire villages

    Updated: 49 min ago

    LONDON (AP) — With its classic red phone booth, pub, and medieval church, Harmondsworth's center looks quintessentially British. But the search for a twee English village isn't what brings millions of people within a stone's throw of its boundaries. The attraction is neighboring...

  • Sydney siege inquest: Gunman secretive, defiant narcissist

    Updated: 49 min ago

    SYDNEY (AP) — The man who took 18 people hostage at a Sydney cafe last year was educated and erratic, secretive about his own life and public about his many grievances, and a self-obsessed fabulist whose life was spiraling downward in the lead-up to his deadly attack, lawyers told an...

  • Report: Iran to cut another portion of gasoline subsidies

    Updated: 49 min ago

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state news agency is reporting the Islamic Republic will raise gasoline prices by some 40 percent as a result of cutting subsidies. The IRNA report Monday said the new prices will take effect Tuesday morning. While previous attempts to raise prices have...

  • John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

    Updated: 50 min ago

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994, but not without a struggle with mental...

  • Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of 'Aloha' movie title

    Updated: 50 min ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — A movie filmed in Hawaii is drawing criticism from Native Hawaiians. Some Native Hawaiians, including the state's film commissioner, are taking issue with the title, "Aloha." They say using the Hawaiian word is a disrespectful misappropriation of culture and simplifies...

  • Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies

    Updated: 50 min ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died. Jerry Stiller and son Ben Stiller say Meara died Saturday. She was 85. No other...

  • Dedication planned for new Orlando VA hospital

    Updated: 50 min ago

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Department of Veteran Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald is among the dignitaries planning to be at the dedication of a new VA medical center in Orlando. The medical center is being dedicated Tuesday, years behind schedule. The center's groundbreaking was in 2008...

  • Events to mark Memorial Day at Pensacola Naval Air Station

    Updated: 50 min ago

    PENSACOLA NAVAL AIR STATION, Fla. (AP) — The sailors at Pensacola Naval Air Station in the Florida Panhandle will mark Memorial Day with a special ceremony. The Pensacola base was the nation's first Naval Air Station, and it is home of the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels flight demonstration...

  • Panhandle welcomes thousands of LGBT holiday tourists

    Updated: 50 min ago

    PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of LGBT tourists are spending their Memorial Day weekend on Florida Panhandle beaches. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people have vacationed in Pensacola Beach and Navarre Beach every Memorial Day for decades. The gatherings have grown...

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