Dongfeng to invest $1.1 billion in Peugeot

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese automaker Dongfeng has announced an agreement to invest 800 million ($1.1 billion) in France’s Peugeot and to expand cooperation in China. Dongfeng said Wednesday its investment plan will result in the Chinese company, the French government and...
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‘No verification’ for Pa. wife’s killing claims

FILE – In this Dec. 20, 2013 file photo, Miranda Barbour is led out of the courthouse after her preliminary hearing in Sunbury, Pa. In a jailhouse interview with The Daily Item newspaper in Sunbury, Pa., published Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, Miranda Barbour, charged along with...
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Ex-soldier convicted of killing Iraqi family dies

FILE – In this April 29, 2009 file photo, former 101st Airborne Division Pfc. Steven Dale Green is escorted to the courthouse on the third day of his trial in Paducah, Ky. Green, convicted of raping and killing a teenage Iraqi girl and using a shotgun to kill her family,...
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‘No verification’ for Pa. wife’s killing claims

FILE – In this Dec. 20, 2013 file photo, Miranda Barbour is led out of the courthouse after her preliminary hearing in Sunbury, Pa. In a jailhouse interview with The Daily Item newspaper in Sunbury, Pa., published Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, Miranda Barbour, charged along with...
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Ex-soldier convicted of killing Iraqi family dies

FILE – In this April 29, 2009 file photo, former 101st Airborne Division Pfc. Steven Dale Green is escorted to the courthouse on the third day of his trial in Paducah, Ky. Green, convicted of raping and killing a teenage Iraqi girl and using a shotgun to kill her family,...

Pastor who died of rattlesnake bite remembered

MIDDLESBORO, Ky. (AP) — A snake-handling pastor in Kentucky who died after being bitten by one of the serpents during a church service has been remembered fondly at a memorial service. Jamie Coots was known for his role on the National Geographic television reality show...
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After new East storm, warm-up (finally!) in sight

A person skates on the Frog Pond rink on Boston Common in Boston, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. It was expected to drop 3 to 5 inches of snow on Boston, with 6 to 10 inches forecast for parts of Northern New England, before moving out late Tuesday and early Wednesday. (AP Photo/Michael...
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After new East storm, warm-up (finally!) in sight

A person skates on the Frog Pond rink on Boston Common in Boston, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. It was expected to drop 3 to 5 inches of snow on Boston, with 6 to 10 inches forecast for parts of Northern New England, before moving out late Tuesday and early Wednesday. (AP Photo/Michael...
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Nadal’s back with win in first round of Rio Open

AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rafael Nadal showed no signs of a tender back Tuesday, defeating fellow Spaniard Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6-3, 7-5 in the first round of the Rio Open. It was No. 1-ranked Nadal’s first match since losing three weeks ago in...
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Syria drives rebels from site of alleged killings

This photo provided by the anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center (AMC), which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian men helping a survivor out of a destroyed building after a Syrian forces warplanes attacked Masaken Hanano...