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Samsung adding anti-theft solutions to smartphones

AP Photo/Lee Jin-man SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Samsung Electronics will add two safeguards to its latest smartphone in an effort to deter rampant theft of the mobile devices nationwide, the company said Friday. The world’s largest mobile-phone maker said users will be able...
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Candidates for Afghanistan’s presidential election

Afghan presidential candidate Zalmai Rassoul, right, casts his vote at Amani high school, near the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, April 5, 2014. Afghan voters lined up for blocks at polling stations nationwide on Saturday, defying a threat of violence by the...

Smith’s Goal With 3.7 Seconds Left Lifts Chicago

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ben Smith had the closest look and he likened it to mayhem. Antti Raanta had the worst view on the ice and to him it was a thing of beauty. Smith tapped in a rebound with 3.7 seconds left on a wild scrum to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 4-3 victory over the...

AirAsia withdraws inflight magazine, says sorry

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Southeast Asia’s top budget carrier AirAsia has withdrawn its latest inflight magazine and apologized for an offending article boasting that its well-trained pilots would never lose a plane. AirAsia Executive Chairman Kamarudin Meranun on...

Duda Hits 2 HRs, Mejia Pitches Mets Past Reds 4-3

NEW YORK (AP) — Lucas Duda hit a pair of two-run homers only hours after the Mets gave him the starting job at first base, and New York beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 Friday night behind Jenrry Mejia for its first victory of the season. Replacement closer Jose Valverde struck out...

Arena Football League

___ New Orleans 62, Orlando 55 Tampa Bay 63, Philadelphia 49 Iowa at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m. Pittsburgh at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. Spokane at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. Jacksonville at Arizona, 9 p.m. Portland at Los Angeles, 10 p.m. Philadelphia at Orlando, 7:30 p.m. New Orleans at...

Mets 4, Reds 3

E_Dan.Murphy (3). DP_New York 1. LOB_Cincinnati 10, New York 5. 2B_Granderson (3). HR_Bruce (2), Duda 2 (2). CS_B.Hamilton (1). Umpires_Home, John Tumpane; First, John Hirschbeck; Second, Bob Davidson; Third, James Hoye. T_2:59. A_35,845 (41,922).

Scott, Hawks Hurt Cavaliers’ Playoff Push, 117-98

ATLANTA (AP) — Mike Scott ended a scoring slump with 26 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat Cleveland 117-98 on Friday night in a costly setback for the Cavaliers’ late-season playoff push. The Hawks, who began the night percentage points behind the New York Knicks in the...
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Unclear Washington landslide lawsuits could win

Workers move debris at the scene of a deadly mudslide, torn off from the hill at upper left almost two weeks earlier, Thursday, April 3, 2014, in Oso, Wash. More than a dozen people are listed as missing and 30 bodies have been found in debris from the March 22 landslide that...
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Unclear Washington landslide lawsuits could win

Workers move debris at the scene of a deadly mudslide, torn off from the hill at upper left almost two weeks earlier, Thursday, April 3, 2014, in Oso, Wash. More than a dozen people are listed as missing and 30 bodies have been found in debris from the March 22 landslide that...