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G’day, baseball! Opening day goes Down Under

Bob Wardle, left, and his daughter Liz Sargant arrive at the Sydney Cricket Ground where the Major League Baseball opening game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks is scheduled in Sydney, Saturday, March 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft) Bob Wardle, left, and...

Report: Etihad to raise stake in Air Berlin

BERLIN (AP) — German weekly WirtschaftsWoche reports that Etihad plans to increase its stake in Air Berlin to 49.9 percent. The Abu Dhabi-based carrier already holds almost 30 percent of the shares in Germany’s second-biggest airline. WirtschaftWoche reported...
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Toilet tech fair tackles global sanitation woes

In this Friday, March 21, 2014 photo, an exhibitor from Loughborough University demonstrates the use of a toilet during Reinvent The Toilet Fair in New Delhi, India. Scientists who accepted the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s challenge to reinvent the toilet...
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Relatives of jet’s passengers struggle to cope

Relatives of Chinese passengers aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines, flight MH370, wait for news at a hotel room in Beijing, China, Saturday, March 22, 2014. A satellite spotted two large objects in the desolate southern Indian Ocean earlier this week, raising hopes of finding...
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Malaysia: Chinese satellite found object in ocean

A monorail passenger train passes by a giant electronic screen displaying messages for passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, March 22, 2014. Six Australian planes took off Saturday for a third day of scouring the desolate...
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Malaysia: Chinese satellite found object in ocean

A monorail passenger train passes by a giant electronic screen displaying messages for passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, March 22, 2014. Six Australian planes took off Saturday for a third day of scouring the desolate...

Obama: Women still face outdated policies at work

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. economy hasn’t caught up to the new reality that women now make up about half of the workforce. In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says women still earn about 77 cents for every dollar men earn. He...
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Libya’s guns free-for-all fuels region’s turmoil

FILE – In this Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012 file photo, Libyan militias from towns throughout the country’s west parade through Tripoli, Libya. At the heart of the Libyan capital, the open-air Fish Market was once where residents went to buy everything from meat and seafood...

Russia hopeful for OSCE observers in Ukraine

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s foreign ministry says it hopes a monitoring mission in Ukraine will help ease the tensions in Ukraine. Ukraine was engulfed in anti-government rallies for three months before President Viktor Yanukovych fled the country and the interim...
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SFA headlines top game in San Diego pod

Stephen F. Austin forward Ben Brown-White, second from right, hugs teammate guard Thomas Walkup, right, after defeating Virginia Commonwealth 77-75 in overtime in a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Friday, March 21, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis...