Armed men confiscate AP equipment in Crimea

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Armed men in Crimea’s capital city have confiscated equipment from Associated Press employees and contractors working there. AP’s Global Media Services, a division of the news cooperative that provides services to broadcasters, said...
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Blast of winter weather can’t faze US employers

In this Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, photo, job seekers line up to sign in before meeting prospective employers at a career fair at a hotel in Dallas. The Labor Department releases employment data for February, on Friday, March, 7, 2014. (AP Photo/LM Otero) In this Wednesday, Jan....
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Gamecocks’ Martin apologizes for harsh language

South Carolina head coach Frank Martin talks to his team during an NCAA college basketball game against Auburn, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at Auburn Arena in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/The Birmingham News, Julie Bennett) South Carolina head coach Frank Martin talks to his team during...
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Set clocks ahead for daylight saving time

Graphic to be used as a reminder to turn the clocks forward one hour; 1c x 1 inches; 46.5 mm x 25 mm; Graphic to be used as a reminder to turn the clocks forward one hour; 1c x 1 inches; 46.5 mm x 25 mm; Dave LeMote wipes down a post clock at Electric Time Company, Inc. in...

Global ho-hum greets hubbub over bitcoin’s creator

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Who is bitcoin’s real creator? The bitcoin community is reacting to that burning question with a collective ho-hum. Developers and bitcoin enthusiasts from Finland to Texas are downplaying the media frenzy that occurred Thursday after Newsweek...
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US stocks muddled as Ukraine tensions fester

Glenn Kessler, left, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Friday, March 7, 2014. Stocks were wavering between small gains and losses early Friday after the government reported a pickup in hiring last month as well as a slight increase in the...
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Stocks drift as Ukraine tensions fester; Dow rises

Glenn Kessler, left, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Friday, March 7, 2014. Stocks were wavering between small gains and losses early Friday after the government reported a pickup in hiring last month as well as a slight increase in the...

‘Book of Mormon’ musical coming to Utah in 2015

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A popular satirical musical about Mormon missionaries will play next year in Salt Lake City, just down the street from the worldwide headquarters of the faith it’s mocking. The “Book of Mormon” musical has been scheduled for a run...
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Broersen wins pentathlon silver at world indoors

United States’ Ashton Eaton, left, talks to his wife Canada’s Brianne Theisen Eaton as they compete in the heptathlon and pentathlon during the Athletics Indoor World Championships in Sopot, Poland, Friday, March 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz) United States’...

Half of millennials more likely to lean Democratic

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most of America’s young adults are single, don’t go to church and while half say they have no loyalty to a political party, when pushed they tend to swing further left politically than those before them. A new Pew Research Center survey out...