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HBO’s John Oliver recognizes debt to Jon Stewart

This undated image released by HBO shows host John Oliver of “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” airing Sundays at 11 p.m. EDT. (AP Photo/HBO) This undated image released by HBO shows host John Oliver of “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” airing...
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Oklahoma court rejects death-row inmates’ claims

This photo combo of images provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows Clayton Lockett, left, and Charles Warner. Lockett and Warner, two death-row inmates who want to know the source of drugs that will be used to execute them, have placed Oklahoma’s two...

United loses $609M in 1Q; fares don’t cover costs

United Airlines is the one U.S. carrier that can’t seem to get its act together, losing $609 million during the first three months of this year. The airline, in part, blamed “historic severe” winter weather for its loss. But by comparison, Delta Air Lines made...
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GM 1Q profit dragged down by recalls

FILE – This April 1, 2014 file photo shows the ignition switch of a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt in Alexandria, Va. General Motors reports quarterly earnings on Thursday, April 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Molly Riley) FILE – This April 1, 2014 file photo shows the ignition switch of...

FCC to propose pay-for-priority Internet standards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new open Internet rules that would allow content companies to pay for faster delivery over the so-called “last mile” connection to people’s homes, but enhance scrutiny of such...
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Clash in east Ukraine leave at least 2 dead

A masked pro Russia protestor waves the Russian flag in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that “it’s time to stop talking and start acting” to reduce tension in Ukraine, offering a show of...

Ice Man, Please Goeth

I woke up this morning with an attitude Looked at the headline, Put me in a real bad mood – Don Henley Saw snow on my poor car on April 15 and I thought it was a very bad, very late April Fool’s joke. So I hoped this evil snow would melt from my dear auto. No such...

Ice Man, Please Goeth

I woke up this morning with an attitude Looked at the headline, Put me in a real bad mood – Don Henley Saw snow on my poor car on April 15 and I thought it was a very bad, very late April Fool’s joke. So I hoped this evil snow would melt from my dear auto. No such...

Quiros, Dyson share lead at China Open

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Alvaro Quiros and Simon Dyson each shot a 5-under 67 to share the lead after the first round of the China Open on Thursday. The pair were a stroke ahead of a group of six golfers that included defending champion Brett Rumford of Australia and...
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Hanyu determined to build on success of Sochi

Sochi Winter Olympics men’s figure skating gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu shows his gold medal during a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan in Tokyo Thursday, April 24, 2014. After winning just about everything there was to win in 2014, Japanese...