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  • Risk and worry await S. Korea work to lift doomed ferry

    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:11:30 GMT

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Salvaging the corroded, 6,800-ton ferry Sewol from deep beneath a channel notorious for dangerous currents will be difficult, expensive and potentially risky. It will also be one more major headache for a government already reeling from accusations that its incompetence and corruption were partly responsible for the 304 people killed when the ship sank a year ago.

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:15:24 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

  • Japan's views of WWII history rankles some US veterans

    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:03:38 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lester Tenney endured three hellish years as a Japanese prisoner during World War II, but with the passing of decades and repeated visits, he's made peace with his former enemy. Yet as Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prepares to address Congress next week, in the 70th anniversary year of the war's end, something rankles the U.S. military veteran about Japan's attitude toward its past.

  • Protesters plan to 'shut down' Baltimore as questions remain

    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:17:17 GMT

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Protesters who've been holding near-daily demonstrations this week over the death of Freddie Gray are promising their biggest march yet a day after the Baltimore Police Department acknowledged that it failed to get him the medical attention he needed after his arrest.

  • 2009 memo describes concerns about Oklahoma reserve deputy

    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:14:31 GMT

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Several members of an Oklahoma sheriff's department raised serious concerns years ago about the performance and training of a volunteer deputy now charged in the fatal shooting of a restrained suspect, according to a report released by lawyers for the dead man's family.

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  • 3 Illegal Car Modifications

    2015-04-24T21:57:37Z

    What's wrong with a nice factory produced car? Cars, we think you're beautiful just the way you are. However, people love to modify their cars. A few years ago, we wrote about five illegal car modifications. Those modifications are just a little bit old-school now, so we're back with......

  • Employee Feedback: Make it Legal and Worth It

    2015-04-24T17:58:57Z

    The key to an effective workforce is often a happy workforce. But how do you know if your workforce is happy? Many companies are surveying their employees to gauge happiness, satisfaction, and engagement. But these surveys are not without their pitfalls, legal and otherwise. Here are a few things......

  • 5 Things You Should Never Say to a Cop

    2015-04-24T16:57:06Z

    Being confronted and questioned by police, no matter the scenario, can be a scary prospect. But it can be a little less scary if you know your rights. Along with knowing your legal and constitutional protections when talking to (or not talking to) officers is having some common sense......

  • Am I Liable if Someone Causes an Accident in my Car?

    2015-04-24T16:04:52Z

    Many of us don't think twice when friends ask to borrow our car. We trust them. But, what happens when they get into an accident? Are you liable for the damage, even if you weren't driving?......

  • How to Set Up a Living Trust

    2015-04-24T15:56:03Z

    Are you planning for the future? What will happen to your property after you pass? Will it go into months and months of probate while your family wait and pay hundreds in court costs and legal fees? Or, do you have a living trust? Are you considering setting up......

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  • Man arrested over drone at Japanese prime minister's office

    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:29:37 GMT

    TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police have arrested a man who admitted to landing a drone with low-level radioactive sand on the roof of the prime minister's office to protest the government's nuclear energy policy, officials said Saturday.

  • Deaths raise questions about ways to aid abducted Americans

    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:14:30 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The accidental killing of two hostages in a U.S. operation against al-Qaida has put a new spotlight on the Obama administration's reliance on drones in the battle against terrorism — and has also raised pressure on the White House to revise the nation's oft-criticized strategy for dealing with abducted Americans and their families.

  • Palestinian police now in Jerusalem suburbs after Israel ban

    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:26:09 GMT

    ABU DIS, West Bank (AP) — After years of Israeli objections, armed Palestinian police in dark blue uniforms have taken up positions in this lawless West Bank suburb of Jerusalem, highlighting the shared interests of Israel and the Palestinian self-rule government on day-to-day issues even when political tensions run high.

  • Protesters plan to 'shut down' Baltimore as questions remain

    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:17:17 GMT

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Protesters who've been holding near-daily demonstrations this week over the death of Freddie Gray are promising their biggest march yet a day after the Baltimore Police Department acknowledged that it failed to get him the medical attention he needed after his arrest.

  • 2009 memo describes concerns about Oklahoma reserve deputy

    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:14:31 GMT

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Several members of an Oklahoma sheriff's department raised serious concerns years ago about the performance and training of a volunteer deputy now charged in the fatal shooting of a restrained suspect, according to a report released by lawyers for the dead man's family.

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  • Iraqi army battles Islamic State militants near Fallujah

    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:58:46 GMT

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Fierce clashes erupted northeast of Fallujah on Saturday between the Iraqi army and Islamic State militants following an ambush the day before that killed a general and staff officers.

  • Italy marks 70th anniversary of anti-Nazi uprising

    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:56:44 GMT

    ROME (AP) — Italy on Saturday celebrated the 70th anniversary of a partisan uprising against the Nazis and their Fascist allies at the end of World War II.

  • At least 71 killed in magnitude-7.9 quake in Nepal

    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:49:06 GMT

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's Home Ministry says at least 71 people have been killed in a magnitude-7.9 earthquake that hit the capital and the Kathmandu Valley.

  • Magnitude-7.9 quake hits Nepal, causing big damage, injuries

    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:23:35 GMT

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful, magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, collapsing houses, leveling centuries-old temples and cutting open roads in the worst temblor in the Himalayan nation in over 80 years.

  • Risk and worry await S. Korea work to lift doomed ferry

    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:11:30 GMT

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Salvaging the corroded, 6,800-ton ferry Sewol from deep beneath a channel notorious for dangerous currents will be difficult, expensive and potentially risky. It will also be one more major headache for a government already reeling from accusations that its incompetence and corruption were partly responsible for the 304 people killed when the ship sank a year ago.