• Turkey recalls ambassador over pope's Armenia genocide words

    Updated: Sun, Apr 12, 2015

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday marked the 100th anniversary of the slaughter of Armenians by calling the massacre by Ottoman Turks "the first genocide of the 20th century" and urging the international community to recognize it as such. Turkey immediately responded by...

  • Ohio zoo: Mom dangling toddler over cheetah pit when he fell

    Updated: Sun, Apr 12, 2015

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A woman was dangling her 2-year-old son over a railing at the Cleveland zoo when he fell about 10 feet into a cheetah exhibit, zoo officials said. The toddler's parents jumped in and pulled him to safety Saturday afternoon. He was treated at a hospital for a few bumps...

  • Rapper and reality TV star Nelly arrested on drug charges

    Updated: Sun, Apr 12, 2015

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An attorney for Nelly says the rapper and reality TV star will be exonerated of felony drug charges once the facts are out. Nelly, whose real name is Cornell Haynes, was arrested Saturday after a bus he was traveling in was pulled over by the Tennessee Highway...

  • A toddler disc jockey fascinates South African fans

    Updated: Sun, Apr 12, 2015

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At first it seems like a fluke — a 2-year-old playing with the knobs and buttons of a sophisticated music system. Yet, the tiny boy is in control of the big beat of the bass-heavy house music. He is South Africa's youngest disc jockey, DJ AJ. At a shopping mall...

  • Dad: Affordable housing plan led to son's demotion in league

    Updated: Sun, Apr 12, 2015

    DARIEN, Conn. (AP) — In one of the country's richest towns — where Mercedes, BMWs and Land Rovers cruise tree-lined streets of multimillion-dollar homes — a man who proposed building more accessible housing says angry neighbors took out their frustration on his son: a 9-year-old boy...

  • Minister: Shooting of black man by white officer racist

    Updated: Sat, Apr 11, 2015

    SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The death of a black man shot in the back while fleeing a white police officer was the act of a racist cop, a minister told hundreds who gathered Saturday for the funeral of Walter Scott. "All of us have seen the video," the Rev. George Hamilton, the minister...

  • Orphaned baby orangutan makes debut at Utah zoo

    Updated: Sat, Apr 11, 2015

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Fleece jackets, piles of hay, a fuzzy stuffed animal sloth and a lot of fruit were on Bobbi Gordon's shopping list when she became a surrogate mother to a big-eyed, spikey-haired little boy. A handful of animal keepers at Salt Lake City's Hogle Zoo found...

  • Video released of deadly brawl in Arizona Wal-Mart parking lot

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Apr 11, 2015

    COTTONWOOD, Ariz. — Police at the scene of a deadly brawl outside a Wal-Mart store in a small Arizona town deployed electronic stun guns and made multiple efforts to stop a large family from attacking them, according to a video recording released Friday. But one officer was injured...

  • Minister: Shooting of black man by white officer racist

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Apr 11, 2015

      SUMMERVILLE, S.C. — The death of a black man shot in the back while fleeing a white police officer was the act of a racist cop, a minister told hundreds who gathered Saturday for the funeral of Walter Scott. "All of us have seen the video," the Rev. George Hamilton, the...

  • Apple Watch options: 54 combinations of case, band, size

    Updated: Sat, Apr 11, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Watch comes with a choice of watch case, band and size — there are 54 possible configurations in all. Most models come in two sizes, 38 millimeters and 42 millimeters, as measured by the height of the watch face. The larger one costs $50 more in most cases. For a...

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