Court upholds $185 million award against Argentina

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has upheld a British natural gas company’s multimillion dollar award against the government of Argentina. BG Group won $185 million through arbitration of a dispute with Argentina over investment in natural gas development. An...

Crowd with Russian flags storms Ukrainian building

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators waving Russian flags have stormed a government building in Donetsk in the eastern Ukraine. The region is the home area of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, who fled the country after massive protests in Kiev. An AP...

US taking steps to help NATO allies in Europe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration took steps Wednesday to support the defenses of U.S. allies in Europe in response to Russia’s takeover of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. Testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Defense Secretary Chuck...
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‘Chicagoland': An unscripted saga of city life

AP Photo NEW YORK (AP) — When President Barack Obama spoke out last week against the crime, violence and poverty that ensnares young men of color in epidemic numbers, he might have been voicing a promo for “Chicagoland,” the docuseries debuting Thursday on CNN....
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Fire burns at 3-story Detroit apartment building

Firefighters battle a four-alarm fire at a three-story apartment complex Wednesday morning, March 5, 2014 on Detroit’s west side. An official says the fire forced some people to jump to escape. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Robert Allen) DETROIT NEWS OUT; NO SALES...

Russia ice hockey coach out after Olympic failure

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia ice hockey coach Zinetula Bilyaletdinov is leaving his job after the home team’s disappointing quarterfinals exit at the Sochi Olympics. The International Ice Hockey Federation says Russia is looking for a new coach before the world championship...
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Israeli naval raid nabs Gaza-bound arms from Iran

This photo released by the Israel Defense Forces shows a missile on an intercepted ship in the Red Sea Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Israeli naval forces raided a ship deep in the Red Sea early Wednesday and seized dozens of advanced rockets from Iran destined for Palestinian...
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Pistorius’ character questioned over gun incident

Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock in court on the third day of his trial at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Siphiwe...

Target tech chief resigns as it overhauls security

NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp. Chief Information Officer Beth Jacob is resigning effective Wednesday as the retailer overhauls its information security and compliance division in the wake of a massive pre-Christmas data breach. Target Chairman, President and CEO Gregg...

Bills put Toronto series on hold for 1 season

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have put their annual regular-season game in Toronto on hold for at least one year. The Bills and their Toronto partner, Rogers Communications, announced in a release Wednesday they have “postponed” the series for one...