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Spandau Ballet makes return to US at SXSW

AP Photo/Jack Plunkett AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — It’s been nearly three decades since Spandau Ballet played in the United States. After a successful return to America at South By Southwest, members of the influential British pop group now wonder why they stayed away for so...
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Obama’s ‘Funny or Die’ skit over 15 million hits

AP Photo NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama’s appearance on the “Between Two Ferns” satirical online talk show this week has reached 15 million views – almost at Justin Bieber levels. The website Funny or Die said Friday that Obama’s...
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Malaysian jet mystery a big TV ratings draw

AP Photo/Wong Maye-E NEW YORK (AP) — The mystery of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet has become a hot television story, particularly on CNN. The network was devoting the bulk of its time Friday to the story, tracking various theories about what happened to the Boeing 777...

Ohio Legislators, Liberties Groups Oppose Cameras

CINCINNATI (AP) — Nearly 30 Ohio legislators and two civil liberties groups are backing a motorist’s challenge to traffic cameras that’s going before the Ohio Supreme Court. Among the lawmakers are Reps. Dale Mallory, D-Cincinnati, and Ron Maag, R-Lebanon, who are...

Ohio Legislators, Liberties Groups Oppose Cameras

CINCINNATI (AP) — Nearly 30 Ohio legislators and two civil liberties groups are backing a motorist’s challenge to traffic cameras that’s going before the Ohio Supreme Court. Among the lawmakers are Reps. Dale Mallory, D-Cincinnati, and Ron Maag, R-Lebanon, who are...
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‘Divergent’ star Shailene Woodley hugs it out

AP Photo/Jordan Strauss LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shailene Woodley is known for her hugs. The 22-year-old “Divergent” star gives hearty embraces – often more than one -to everyone she meets. “It’s very disarming” said co-star Theo James in a...
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FDNY: Explosion death toll at 8, may not rise

Firefighters look over the site of a building explosion in New York, Friday, March 14, 2014. Using sound devices to probe for voices and telescopic cameras to peer into small spaces, workers searching a pile of rubble from a gas explosion in the East Harlem section of Manhattan,...
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Clinton records: Fight back hard after 1994 losses

This photo taken March 13, 2014 shows visitors walking to the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Ark. The National Archives makes public another 4,000 pages of documents from the Clinton White House on Friday, including previously unreleased records related to Vice...
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After 37 years on lam, killer caught in Fla.

In this photo provided by the Broward County, Fla., Sheriff’s Office is James Robert Jones, 59. Authorities say Jones, who escaped federal custody more than three decades ago, was arrested Thursday, March 13, 2014, when he showed up for work in Pompano Beach, Fla. He had...

Official calls attack near border ‘reprehensible’

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection is calling the kidnappings and assault of three people in South Texas “serious and disturbing.” The Federal Bureau of Investigation believes agent Esteban Manzanares, who was later found...