• Freighter grounded last week was outside shipping channel

    Published: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    DE TOUR VILLAGE, Mich. (AP) — Coast Guard investigators say a freighter was outside of marked shipping lanes in the St. Marys River last week when it struck a shoal and became stuck in the water. MLive.com (http://bit.ly/1J696jA ) reports the Coast Guard is still trying to determine...

  • Daimler Q1 earnings nearly double on new models

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Daimler AG says it nearly doubled net profit in the first quarter from a year ago, to 2.050 billion euros ($2.232 billion), thanks to strong demand for its Mercedes-Benz luxury cars across major markets. The company on Tuesday credited its...

  • Filmmaker among 4 Americans killed on Everest

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    A documentary filmmaker from Colorado was among four Americans killed in a Mount Everest avalanche triggered by the earthquake that shook Nepal. Thomas Ely Taplin, 61, was working on a film about the community of climbers at base camp and had been there only a short time when the...

  • Offensively challenged Rangers lose 3-1 to Mariners

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers could certainly use a bat like Josh Hamilton's, even if not at his MVP form of five years ago. They will have to wait a few more weeks before Hamilton can bring a possible boost to the AL's worst-hitting team — .213 — and the only team still...

  • Captain of doomed ferry sentenced to life in prison

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean ferry captain responsible for last year's disaster that killed more than 300 people, mostly school children, was given an increased sentence of life in prison Tuesday by an appellate court that convicted him of homicide. A district court in...

  • Riots in Baltimore over man's death in police custody

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody. The governor declared a state...

  • Ex-NY Assembly speaker slated to enter plea to indictment

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is scheduled to enter a plea to the latest version of a criminal indictment that led him to step down from his powerful post. The Democrat is set to enter a plea in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday. Last week,...

  • Summations expected in Hamptons rape trial of NYC executive

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Closing arguments are expected to be held Tuesday in the trial of a New York City investment banker accused of raping an Irish tourist on Long Island. Former Goldman Sachs executive Jason Lee has pleaded not guilty to raping a 20-year-old woman in the bathroom...

  • Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 3-9

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    May 3: Singer Frankie Valli is 81. Sports announcer Greg Gumbel is 69. Singer Mary Hopkin is 65. Singer Christopher Cross is 64. Drummer Cactus Moser of Highway 101 is 58. Keyboardist David Ball of Soft Cell is 56. Country singer Shane Minor is 47. Music producer-actor Damon Dash is...

  • Bryant, Hammel, Cubs beat Pirates; fan injured by flying bat

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    CHICAGO (AP) — With each win, the Chicago Cubs seem to gain a little bit more confidence. Kris Bryant drove in two runs, Jason Hammel threw eight sharp innings and the Cubs beat Pittsburgh 4-0 Monday night, ending the Pirates' five-game winning streak. Chicago won its third straight....

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