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4 French journalists held hostage in Syria freed

PARIS (AP) — France’s presidential palace says four French journalists held hostage in Syria since June have been released. President Francois Hollande’s office said in a statement he feels “immense relief” after learning Saturday of the release of...
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Malaysia asks world to pray for missing plane clue

Malaysian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Hamzah Zainudin, left, listens as Malaysia’s acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein answers a question from a journalist during a press conference on the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur,...
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13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

Mother of Nepalese mountaineer Ang Kaji Sherpa, killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest, cries while she waits for his body at Sherpa Monastery in Katmandu, Nepal, Saturday, April 19, 2014. Rescuers were searching through piles of snow and ice on the slopes of Mount Everest on...

Arena Football League

___ San Antonio 68, New Orleans 33 San Jose 38, Portland 32 Jacksonville at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Tampa Bay at Orlando, 7:30 p.m. Los Angeles at Iowa, 8:05 p.m. Pittsburgh at Arizona, 9 p.m. Cleveland at Spokane, 10 p.m. Pittsburgh at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Portland at Jacksonville, 7...
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Delay won’t quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL

FILE – This May 24, 2012 file photo shows some of about 500 miles worth of coated steel pipe manufactured by Welspun Pipes, Inc., originally for the Keystone oil pipeline, stored in Little Rock, Ark. The US is extending indefinitely the amount of time federal agencies have...
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Prosecutor says mate steering waters for 1st time

Lee Joon-seok, center, the captain of the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast, leaves a court which issued his arrest warrant in Mokpo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 19, 2014. The investigation into South Korea’s ferry disaster focused on...

Student fought bureaucrats for Holocaust justice

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Charlotte van den Berg was a 20-year-old college student working part-time in Amsterdam’s city archives when she and other interns came across a shocking find: letters from Jewish Holocaust survivors complaining that the city was forcing them to pay...
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Prosecutor says mate steering waters for 1st time

Lee Joon-seok, center, the captain of the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast, leaves a court which issued his arrest warrant in Mokpo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 19, 2014. The investigation into South Korea’s ferry disaster focused on...
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Autopsy to ID dead boy; body cast off side of road

Massachusetts State Police stand along Interstate 190 where police said a child’s body was found Friday, April 18, 2014, near Sterling, Mass. Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early Jr., said the body has not been positively identified as Jeremiah Oliver, of...
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Detroit gains home-ice advantage, tops Boston 1-0

AP Photo/Winslow Townson BOSTON (AP) — At one end of the ice, Jimmy Howard made his best save of the game. At the other, Pavel Datsyuk scored the only goal. All within 30 seconds. Datsyuk’s goal with 3:01 left gave the Detroit Red Wings a 1-0 win in their playoff...