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  • Police raid LA Times building after threat reports

    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police have taken a man into custody inside the Los Angeles Times building after reports of a shooting threat. The Times reports that the man in his 20s was detained by police Friday night, less than an hour after the threat reports. The man does not work for the...

  • Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers were searching through piles of snow and ice on the slopes of Mount Everest on Saturday for four Sherpa guides who were buried by an avalanche that killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Krishna Lamsal,...

  • AP Photos: Latam Catholics pay tribute to Christ

    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Roman Catholics throughout Latin America and the Caribbean are paying tribute to Jesus Christ in Holy Week traditions that go back centuries and range from religious processions to self-flagellation. From Brazil to Haiti, the faithful staged processions that...

  • Mixed feelings for Garcia Marquez in hometown

    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    ARACATACA, Colombia (AP) — Gabriel Garcia Marquez and his homeland had a relationship as conflicted as any in the Nobel laureate's twisting and impassioned novels. Colombia inspired and dismayed Garcia Marquez in equal measure, and the feeling was often mutual. Nowhere is that...

  • Sudden movement raises alarm in Wyoming slide area

    Updated: 0 min ago

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A slow-moving landslide in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson sped up significantly Friday, splitting a house in two, causing a huge uplift in a road and a Walgreens parking lot, and threatening to destroy several other unoccupied homes and businesses. The...

  • Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested

    Updated: 45 min ago

    MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need — three of whom were seen lifeless in the drowned vessel by a diver who was...

  • Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane

    Updated: 46 min ago

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — A robotic submarine has finished its sixth trip to the bottom of the Indian Ocean in the hunt for wreckage from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, six weeks after the aircraft mysteriously disappeared, the search coordination center said Saturday. The...

  • Wyatt Earp gun sells for $225,000 at auction

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A gun thought to have been carried by Wyatt Earp during the famous O.K. Corral shootout in Tombstone has sold at auction for $225,000. A telephone bidder in New Mexico made the winning bid for the Colt .45 revolver Thursday night. The auction of numerous...

  • Man charged in Kansas City-area highway shootings

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — After nearly a month of reports of gunshots being fired at vehicles and more than 100 tips, authorities announced charges Friday against a Kansas City-area man suspected in connection with about a dozen highway shootings that wounded three people. Jackson...

  • NY judge upholds charges against financier's kin

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has declined to toss out federal fraud charges against the brother of a one-time billionaire hedge fund founder, though she noted that two charges have flaws that the government must fix. U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald said in a ruling filed Friday...

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