• Millions of Nigerians turn out to vote in presidential poll

    Updated: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Millions of Nigerians turned out Saturday to vote in a presidential election that analysts say is too close to call between President Goodluck Jonathan and former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari. Nearly 60 million people have cards to vote and determine the...

  • AAA Mid-Atlantic: New Jersey gas prices still falling

    Updated: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists continue to see lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in the state on Friday was $2.17, down 3 Cents from last week. That's also much lower than the price from a year ago, when...

  • W&L's Lee Chapel and Museum reopening following renovations

    Updated: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Washington and Lee University in Lexington says the Lee Chapel and Museum is reopening following several renovations and upgrades. The school says the chapel and museum will reopen on Monday. It had closed last December as part of Washington and Lee's continuing...

  • Dairy farms asked to consider breeding no-horn cows

    Updated: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Food manufacturers and restaurants are taking the dairy industry by the horns on an animal welfare issue that bothers activists but is little known to consumers. Horned calves are common in dairy herds and farms routinely remove the horn buds by burning or...

  • Bride convicted of involuntary manslaughter after wedding

    Updated: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    BEAVER, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania newlywed has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment in the shooting death of her niece hours after the ceremony. Jurors in deliberated for about six hours Friday before convicting 31-year-old Christina George of...

  • TRPA gets $200K grant for vehicle charging station strategy

    Updated: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — The California Energy Commission has awarded a $200,000 grant to help develop a plan for the expansion of charging stations for electric vehicles around Lake Tahoe. The commission recently approved the money for the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency to assess the...

  • German pilot visited glider field near crash site as a child

    Updated: 1 min ago

    SISTERON, France (AP) — The German co-pilot accused of crashing a passenger plane in the French Alps frequented a gliding club near the crash site as a child with his parents, according to a member of the club. Francis Kefer, a member of the club in the town of Sisteron, said on...

  • Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 21 dead

    Updated: 17 min ago

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack by Islamic extremists that killed at least 21, including six attackers. Somali special forces stood over...

  • UK prime minister rallies party before 'knife edge' election

    Updated: 17 min ago

    LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron said Saturday that Britain's election campaign is on a knife edge, as he rallied the Conservative party with a personal attack on his main rival. Cameron told a party rally that "this isn't any election. This is a high-stakes, high-risk...

  • Yemen's president calls Shiite rebels 'puppets of Iran'

    Updated: 17 min ago

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Yemen's embattled president on Saturday called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country "puppets of Iran," directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the chaos there and demanding airstrikes against rebel positions continue until they surrender....

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