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The Latest: Irish official says May is flying to Strasbourg

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on talks about Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Ireland's deputy prime minister says U.K. leader Theresa May is set...
Mar. 11, 2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher, but Boeing sinks Dow

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:40 a.m. Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street, although a sharp drop in Boeing...
Mar. 11, 2019

Flight recorders found in Ethiopian jet crash

EJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — Authorities in Ethiopia, China and Indonesia grounded all Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft Monday following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner that killed 157 people,...
Mar. 11, 2019

Dutch firebrand Wilders: Man with knives detained at event

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A man carrying two knives and an ax was detained over the weekend shortly before anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders was due to hand out political...
Mar. 11, 2019

AP PHOTOS: Devils, bandits romp at Carnival in Spanish towns

ALSASUA, Spain (AP) — Dozens of devil-like figures dance and convulse at the sound of cowbells, chasing onlookers with pitchforks in Alsasua as part of this northern Spanish town's Carnival...
Mar. 11, 2019

The Latest: US says aviation experts expected on Tuesday

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Ethiopia's state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate cites the United States ambassador as saying a six-member...
Mar. 11, 2019

Girl found dead in Los Angeles County is identified

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County investigators have identified a girl found dead in a duffel bag along a suburban equestrian trail, and two people have been detained in...
Mar. 11, 2019

The Latest: Oman Air questions Boeing over MAX 8 planes

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on Boeing's 737 MAX 8 model after a crash in Ethiopia (all times local): 7 p.m. State-run carrier Oman Air says it is in close...
Mar. 11, 2019

The Latest: Ugandan police mourn colleague killed in crash

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Ugandan authorities say a senior police officer is among the dead in the Ethiopian...
Mar. 11, 2019

The Latest: German pastor, aid worker on crashed plane

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 4:20 p.m. A German pastor and an aid worker from Germany are among the victims of...
Mar. 11, 2019

Frenchman widens lead in Iditarod race across Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A native of France is widening his lead in Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Nicolas Petit was the first musher to leave the checkpoint at...
Mar. 11, 2019

The Latest: Catholic Relief Services says 4 colleagues dead

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 4:05 p.m. Catholic Relief Services announces "with heavy hearts" that four of its Ethiopian colleagues died...
Mar. 11, 2019

China's MoBike shutting some international operations

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese bike-sharing startup Mobike is shutting down operations in Australia and South and Southeast Asia, months after rival Ofo began winding down its international division. The company...
Mar. 11, 2019

The Latest: Trump 2020 budget seeks $8.6B for wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's proposed 2020 budget (all times local): 8:25 a.m. President Donald Trump's budget chief confirms that the president will ask Congress for...
Mar. 11, 2019

US retail sales up just 0.2 pct. as consumers stay cautious

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales rose slightly in January after a sharp drop in December, reflecting caution taken by consumers amid a government shutdown and volatile stock market. The...
Mar. 11, 2019

Tesla walks back its plan to close most showrooms

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla is walking back its plan to close most of its showrooms worldwide. The company said Monday that it's still shifting to online sales, but it won't...
Mar. 11, 2019

US retail sales rise a slight 0.2 percent in January as consumers stay cautious

WASHINGTON (AP) — US retail sales rise a slight 0.2 percent in January as consumers stay cautious.
Mar. 11, 2019

The Latest: Ethiopian pilots mourn colleagues lost in crash

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 3:30 p.m. There are scenes of agony as members of an association of Ethiopian airline pilots...
Mar. 11, 2019

A shredded book, a passport: What 157 victims left behind

EJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — What little was left was heartbreaking: A battered passport. A shredded book. Business cards in many languages. Searchers in white gloves and canvas shoes picked their...
Mar. 11, 2019

Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank higher after merger talks report

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Shares in Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank have risen after news reports that Deutsche Bank's top management has agreed to hold preliminary talks about a possible merger...
Mar. 11, 2019

The Latest: Pope sends condolences over Ethiopian crash

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Pope Francis has sent his condolences to the families of the victims of the...
Mar. 11, 2019

Demonstrators gather for Heathrow expansion court challenge

LONDON (AP) — A challenge against British government plans to expand Heathrow Airport through the construction of a third runway has begun in one of the country's highest courts. A...
Mar. 11, 2019

Germany to keep pressing Turkey on permits for reporters

BERLIN (AP) — The German government says it will continue to press Turkey to grant foreign reporters the necessary credentials to work in the country. Two German journalists who were...
Mar. 11, 2019

Iranian lawyer who defended women protesters gets 7 years

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A semi-official Iranian news agency says a prominent human rights lawyer has been sentenced to seven years in prison after she defended protesters against the Islamic...
Mar. 11, 2019

Slow left-lane drivers unwelcome in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana State Police have handed out more than 200 tickets to motorists for driving too slowly in the left lane. WRTV-TV reports that state police ticketed 87...
Mar. 11, 2019

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