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  • For refugees, finding work in Europe an uphill battle

    Sat, 13 Feb 2016 11:22:38 GMT

    VIENNA (AP) — Antonio Piani appears to have beaten the odds stacked against refugees finding work in Europe, but the hotel where he works was set up specifically to employ people like him.

  • Steve Coogan film at Berlin fest puts death penalty on trial

    Sat, 13 Feb 2016 10:14:33 GMT

    LONDON (AP) — Is it possible to discuss an emotive topic like the death penalty with both passion and reason? Steve Coogan hopes so.

  • Top Republicans stay quiet on release of their tax returns

    Sat, 13 Feb 2016 08:08:05 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential candidate, offered this year's hopefuls advice about a hard-learned lesson: Release your tax returns before the primaries and avoid tough scrutiny later. But the top three Republicans leading in national polls don't appear to be listening.

  • AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

    Sat, 13 Feb 2016 08:01:22 GMT

    Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

  • Cruz's right turn on immigration belies more moderate past

    Sat, 13 Feb 2016 07:57:43 GMT

    GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Ted Cruz has for months repeated that when it comes to immigration, he has never supported granting "amnesty" or "legalization" to people in the United States illegally. Legal Blogs

  • 3 Tips for Delegating Work Effectively


    We're entrepreneurs and small business owners for a reason -- we think we can do it better than anyone else. But that doesn't mean we can do it all, and there are some cases where it's necessary to delegate planning, authority, and action to your employees. It may not......

  • Preparing for Jail Visits and Helping Incarcerated Relatives


    This is not exactly the kind of family gathering you ever hoped to attend, but it is happening. You have to go to the county jail to visit a family member and you are wondering what will happen and how to handle it. Jail regulations will vary from state......

  • Disruption, Interrupted: CA Regulators Catch Up With Zenefits


    Zenefits, a Silicon Valley startup that was valued at $4.5 billion late last year, has been violating California regulations by using insurance agents who were not properly certified. This week, the state's Department of Insurance announced that it is investigating Zenefits, according to the Wall Street Journal. This prompted......

  • Contract Basics: Kanye Ignores Shkreli Offer on New Album


    Martin Shkreli loves making a stink, and he will do it at almost any cost. The US's most reviled pharmaceutical company executive yesterday offered $10 million to exclusively buy Kanye West's new album, The Life of Pablo. He tweeted a copy of his offer letter to the pop star,......

  • Drone Accidents: 5 Worst Case Scenarios


    Drones are all the rage these days, and they can make for a dangerous rage. When they’re not crashing into crowds at tennis tournaments, they’re being shot at by your neighbor. And in more severe cases, they can cause serious injury when not operated with care. Here are five of......

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  • Several injured in French casino robbery; 4 gunmen at large

    Sat, 13 Feb 2016 11:40:31 GMT

    PARIS (AP) — Police are searching for four gunmen who stormed a casino in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence, causing several injuries and stealing cash before fleeing.

  • Major ivory network dismantled in Congo, wildlife group says

    Sat, 13 Feb 2016 11:24:37 GMT

    KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Authorities in Congo have dismantled a major ivory network, arresting three traffickers in a blow to poaching operations that threaten the survival of the African forest elephant, the conservation group WWF said.

  • Gunmen kill police officer, wound 2 in Pakistani capital

    Sat, 13 Feb 2016 10:16:56 GMT

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police say two gunmen shot and killed a police officer and wounded two others in an attack on a patrol on a main road in the capital, Islamabad.

  • Columbine shooter's mother says she thinks of victims daily

    Sat, 13 Feb 2016 05:28:34 GMT

    DENVER (AP) — The mother of Columbine High School shooter Dylan Klebold says she didn't know anything was wrong with her son before the 1999 attack, and she prayed for his death when she heard he was involved and that the rampage might still be underway.

  • Today in History

    Sat, 13 Feb 2016 05:01:49 GMT

    Today is Saturday, Feb. 13, the 44th day of 2016. There are 322 days left in the year.

Political News

  • Israeli military: Palestinian killed after attacking soldier

    Sat, 13 Feb 2016 11:52:33 GMT

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military says a Palestinian was shot and killed after she pulled out a knife and attacked a soldier on guard near a sensitive West Bank holy site.

  • Turkish media say Saudi Arabia, Turkey may strike in Syria

    Sat, 13 Feb 2016 11:38:20 GMT

    ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish media are quoting Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu as saying his country and Saudi Arabia may launch ground operations against the Islamic State group in Syria.

  • For refugees, finding work in Europe an uphill battle

    Sat, 13 Feb 2016 11:22:38 GMT

    VIENNA (AP) — Antonio Piani appears to have beaten the odds stacked against refugees finding work in Europe, but the hotel where he works was set up specifically to employ people like him.

  • Kerry takes aim at Russia over Ukraine and Syria

    Sat, 13 Feb 2016 11:19:29 GMT

    MUNICH (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is sharply criticizing Russia for its actions in Ukraine and Syria, accusing Moscow of "repeated aggression" in both places.

  • Germany presses Russia, Ukraine to implement peace deal

    Sat, 13 Feb 2016 11:15:40 GMT

    MUNICH (AP) — Germany's foreign minister pressed for progress on a year-old peace plan for eastern Ukraine as he met Saturday with senior officials from Russia, Ukraine and France, saying he hopes that Moscow and Kiev realize that they don't have forever to implement the deal.