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Inmate may be freed after DNA raises doubts in Ohio slaying

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who has spent 23 years in an Ohio prison for his girlfriend's slaying but maintains his innocence could be released soon after the new county...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 06:19

US industrial production up 0.5 percent in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. industrial production posted a solid gain in March, reflecting a record rebound in utility output. But a closely watched gauge of manufacturing posted its first setback...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 06:19

Space station supply ship at launch pad honors John Glenn

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — One of NASA's delivery services is paying tribute to John Glenn, as it gets set to launch supplies to the International Space Station. A mighty...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 06:17

VA tests partnership with CVS to reduce veterans' wait times

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs is hoping a partnership with the CVS Pharmacy chain will reduce some of its strain in providing urgent care to about 120,000...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 06:17

US industrial output up 0.5 percent, led by record surge in utilities, but manufacturing falls

WASHINGTON (AP) — US industrial output up 0.5 percent, led by record surge in utilities, but manufacturing falls.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 06:16

The Latest: Trump rallies Georgia Republicans for election

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on Georgia's 6th Congressional District election. (all times local): 9:15 a.m. President Donald Trump is rallying voters in Georgia's 6th Congressional District to "get...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 06:15

The Latest: Contenders thank police for arrests of suspects

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the upcoming French presidential election (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Top presidential contenders Emmanuel Macron and Francois Fillon have offered congratulations to French police...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 06:14

Lawsuit: Prosecutors faked evidence to convict man in murder

CHICAGO (AP) — A lawsuit alleges two former prosecutors conspired with a Chicago police sergeant and others to fabricate evidence that led to a wrongful murder conviction. The lawsuit filed...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 06:04

IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17

WASHINGTON (AP) — A resilient China, rising commodity prices and sturdy financial markets are offering a sunnier outlook for the global economy and helping dispel the gloom that has lingered...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 06:02

IMF foresees the global economy accelerating to 3.5 percent growth this year

WASHINGTON (AP) — IMF foresees the global economy accelerating to 3.5 percent growth this year .
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 06:00

Hunt for kidnapped Chibok girls may take years, general says

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's defense minister says it may take years to find all the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by the Nigeria-based Islamic extremist group Boko Haram. The group kidnapped...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 05:56

Pakistani officials say India abducted retired army officer

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani officials say a retired army officer was lured to Nepal with a job prospect before being seized by Indian intelligence, which hopes to use him to...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 05:50

Turkey: Main opposition party files for referendum annulment

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's prime minister on Tuesday called on the opposition to respect the result of a referendum that will give sweeping new powers to the office of...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 05:50

The Latest: Turkey opposition seeks referendum annulment

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's referendum on presidential powers (all times local): 3:35 p.m. Turkey's main opposition party has filed a formal request seeking the referendum to...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 05:38

Archaeologists find 1,000 statues in tomb in Egypt's Luxor

CAIRO (AP) — Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered more than 1,000 statues and 10 sarcophagi in an ancient noble's tomb on the west bank of the Nile River in Luxor...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 05:38

Flint's mayor to recommend water source after lead crisis

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Flint's mayor is poised to make a recommendation on where the Michigan city should get its drinking water on the long term, following a crisis that...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 05:36

US housing starts fell in March; still stronger than in 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. builders broke ground on fewer homes in March, but the pace of construction so far this year remains stronger than in 2016. The Commerce Department says...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 05:35

US housing starts declined 6.8 percent in March, but home construction still tracking at a faster pace than in 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — US housing starts declined 6.8 percent in March, but home construction still tracking at a faster pace than in 2016.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 05:31

Turkey's main opposition party submits formal request seeking referendum to be annulled, citing irregularities

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's main opposition party submits formal request seeking referendum to be annulled, citing irregularities.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 05:28

Uber banned in Czech Republic's 2nd biggest city

PRAGUE (AP) — A court has banned the ride-sharing service Uber from operating in Brno, the second largest city in the Czech Republic. The Brno regional court issued the ban...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 05:25

AP Explains: What's next and what's at stake in UK election

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May has called a general election for June 8. Here's a brief look at what happens now, and what's at stake. WHY NOW?...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 05:18

Spanish leader to testify in party-related corruption trial

MADRID (AP) — Spain's National Court says Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy will be called as a witness in the trial of some 40 people involved in an alleged kickbacks-for-contracts scheme...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 05:17

Thwarted attack rattles France days before presidential vote

PARIS (AP) — Security concerns shook France's presidential campaign Tuesday as authorities announced arrests in a thwarted attack on the eve of the vote, and candidates urged tougher counterterrorism efforts...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 05:14

Nigeria says capital airport reopening after runway repairs

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's government says the international airport in its capital is reopening after six weeks of repairs to the runway, which experts had said was in shocking...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 05:12

The Latest: Migrant exodus from Libya amid warm weather

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on migration issues in Europe (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Aid groups say the recent spike in Mediterranean migrant rescues corresponds with improved weather conditions...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 05:09

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