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Rescuers find wreckage of plane in Nepal

FILE – This Aug. 10, 2007 file photo provided by NOAA shows a DeHavilland DHC6 Twin Otter similar to the one belonging to Nepal Airlines that was missing in Nepal’s mountainous west Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014. A Nepal Airlines plane with 18 people on board flying in bad...
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East gets by Durant, Griffin to win All-Star game

AP Photo/Bob Donnan NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Carmelo Anthony made an All-Star record eight 3-pointers and scored 30 points, and the Eastern Conference overcame Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin and the Western Conference for a 163-155 victory Sunday night. Durant and Griffin each...
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Maduro expels 3 US officials amid protest tensions

Demonstrators hold up their hands during a protest in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014. Demonstrators are protesting the Wednesday killings of two university students who were shot in different incidents after an anti-government protest demanding the release of student...
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Syria says US created ‘negative climate’ in Geneva

UN-Arab League envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi speaks during a news conference after closing the second round of negotiation between the Syrian government and the opposition at the European headquarters of the United Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014....

Reporting based on NSA leaks wins Polk Award

NEW YORK (AP) — Four journalists who reported on the extent of the National Security Agency’s secret surveillance based on documents leaked by Edward Snowden are among the winners of the 65th annual George Polk Awards in Journalism. Glenn Greenwald, Ewen MacAskill and...

BC-BKC–Wright St.-Oakland Box, BKC

Young 3-7 4-6 11, Darling 6-13 6-9 21, Pacher 6-8 3-5 15, Hopkins 2-4 0-2 4, Vest 2-4 2-4 8, Davis 0-0 0-0 0, Arceneaux 2-6 0-0 6, Dixon 0-2 2-2 2, Yoho 2-2 0-0 5, Sledge 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 23-46 17-28 72. Hill 5-8 2-2 15, Petros 3-6 0-0 6, Bader 1-10 7-7 9, Mondy 6-13 8-9 20,...
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Many questions facing NFL after bullying report

AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee Now that the NFL knows the scope of the racially charged Miami Dolphins bullying scandal, the league has been left to grapple with what its next steps should be. A report released Friday on the Miami case concluded with a one-paragraph call to action:...

How The Top 10 Teams In The AP State Poll Fared

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — How the top teams in the weekly Associated Press state boys basketball poll fared:

Snake-handling Ky. pastor dies from snake bite

MIDDLESBORO, Ky. (AP) — Jamie Coots, a snake-handling Kentucky pastor who appeared on the National Geographic television reality show “Snake Salvation,” died Saturday after being bitten by a snake. Coots was handling a rattlesnake during a Saturday night...

Japan economy grows lackluster 1 pct in Oct-Dec

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s economy expanded at a slower-than-expected 1 percent annualized rate in the last quarter of 2013, raising pressure on the central bank to step up already massive stimulus to sustain the recovery. The data released Monday showed a 0.3 percent...