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  • Obama: US-Japan treaty applies to disputed islands

    Updated: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    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 in a written response to questions...

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

    Updated: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    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 first customers last week. The 200-seat eatery features casual...

  • Governor issues 'Wrigley Field Day' proclamation

    Updated: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — It's Wrigley Field Day in Illinois. Gov. Pat Quinn issued the designation Wednesday as the Chicago Cubs' ballpark celebrates its 100th anniversary. The storied ballpark that opened as Weeghman Park on April 23, 1914 has hosted millions of fans over the years. In a...

  • Hickenlooper has comfortable lead over challengers

    Updated: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — A new poll shows that Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper has a comfortable lead over his potential Republican challengers, backed by support from women and unaffiliated voters. The poll from Quinnipiac (KWIHN'-ih-pee-ak) University released Wednesday found that 52...

  • Keflezighi's Boston win a boost for shoe sponsor

    Updated: 2 min ago

    The Boston Marathon champion crossed the finish line wearing sneakers from Skechers, not exactly a brand associated with sports. The company signed Meb Keflezighi three years ago hoping he could help legitimize its foray into selling running shoes. While his historic victory Monday...

  • Greece hits milestone, opens way for debt relief

    Updated: 2 min ago

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece has reached a major financial milestone that its creditors demanded as a precondition for being granted more debt relief, the European Commission said Wednesday. Additional help from its bailout creditors would help the crisis-stricken country as it seeks to...

  • Strauss-Kahn's ex: 'I didn't know anything'

    Updated: 2 min ago

    PARIS (AP) — Dominique Strauss-Kahn's ex-wife, who stood by him as he was charged with attempted rape, now says she was in denial about his sexual behavior. Anne Sinclair, a prominent French journalist, supported the former International Monetary Fund chief when he was arrested in...

  • Spy agency: 100 Dutch jihadists in Syria

    Updated: 2 min ago

    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 published Wednesday the country's AIVD intelligence agency included...

  • Iran removes official in charge of prisons

    Updated: 2 min ago

    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 that Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli, a cleric and...

  • Emirates says another family targeted in London

    Updated: 3 min ago

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Several armed men targeted a family from the United Arab Emirates by forcing their way into the family's London apartment weeks after a similar attack in the British capital, state media in the Gulf nation reported Wednesday. The Emirates' official...

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