Boko Haram refugees risk lives to cross lake to Chad camps
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:28:23 -0500

BAGA SOLO, Chad (AP) — Kellou Abakar knew she was in trouble as the contractions started not long after an Islamic extremist group attacked her town in Nigeria. Her husband was nowhere to be ...  Full Story

WHO to begin large-scale testing of Ebola vaccine in Guinea
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 05:22:04 -0500

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says it will soon start large-scale testing of an experimental Ebola vaccine in Guinea to see how effective it might be in preventing future outbre...  Full Story

Coach's adopted toddler builds a life with hoops team
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 03:03:32 -0500

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Joanne Boyle offered a quick prayer before clicking the photo link of a days-old girl in a Senegalese orphanage. Maybe, after so many years of waiting, this would ...  Full Story

Trial over hit song 'Blurred Lines' drawing to a close
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 04:15:10 -0500

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marvin Gaye was part of the soundtrack of Pharrell Williams' life growing up, and the Grammy-winning singer-producer told a jury that he did not borrow from his idol's work...  Full Story

Faucet theft from German spy building causes water leak
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 03:03:29 -0500

BERLIN (AP) — Police say someone removed faucets from the still-incomplete headquarters of Germany's foreign intelligence service in Berlin, causing a large water leak.

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Kerry in Saudi Arabia to talk Iran, Yemen instability
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 03:44:40 -0500

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought Thursday to ease Gulf Arab concerns about an emerging nuclear deal with Iran and explore ways to calm instability in Yeme...  Full Story

IPhone 6's popularity drives Apple's China share to record
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 05:25:12 -0500

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A consumer survey showed the popularity of the iPhone 6 has driven Apple's market share in China to its highest ever while Samsung has continued to lose ground.

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Md shootings: Suspect's divorce petition dismissed this week
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 05:37:10 -0500

MILLERSVILLE, Md. (AP) — The man accused of firing at five public places in Maryland learned his petition for divorce was dismissed at the height of the shooting streak.

Hong Young, 35...  Full Story

Art, fine wine: Thai auction puts police corruption on view
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:00:29 -0500

BANGKOK (AP) — At a military base outside Bangkok, soldiers stand guard over Buddha statues, showcases of Rolex watches and some very expensive French wine — a $4,000 bottle of Petrus and cho...  Full Story

'Superbug' infections hit another Los Angeles hospital
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:08:38 -0500

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A second Los Angeles hospital is reporting that patients have been infected with an antibiotic-resistant "superbug" linked to a type of widely used medical scope.

Th...  Full Story