Panama’s president unveiling subway ahead of vote

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Counting down his final weeks in office, Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli on Saturday is inaugurating the most-emblematic project of a five-year term marked by fast economic growth and more than a hint of hubris — Central America’s...
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It’s UConn-Florida, not Napier-Wilbekin

Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie runs drills during practice for the team’s NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Dallas. Connecticut plays Florida on Saturday, April 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) Connecticut head...

Ukraine arrests alleged eastern coup plotters

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s security service says it has detained a 15-strong armed gang planning to seize power in an eastern province on the border with Russia. The Security Service of Ukraine said Saturday that it seized 300 machine guns, an antitank grenade...
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Issues dominating Afghanistan’s elections

An Afghan man casts his vote at a polling station in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, April 5, 2014. Afghan voters lined up for blocks at polling stations nationwide on Saturday, defying a threat of violence by the Taliban to cast ballots in what promises to be...
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US, Cuba boxers renew old rivalry in Havana

Cuban and U.S. boxers greet each other before the start of competition in Havana, Cuba, Friday, April. 4, 2014. Boxers from the U.S. and Cuba went glove-to-glove on Cuban soil for the first time in 27 years Friday in a semipro World Series of Boxing clash. (AP Photo/Ramon...

Ohio Awards More Than $570,000 For Boating Safety

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state is awarding more than $570,000 from its Waterways Safety Fund to 23 community public safety agencies. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says the grants ranging from around $13,500 to $32,000 are funded by Ohio’s recreational boaters...
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Malaysia says it ‘will not stop looking’ for jet

A Royal Australian Air Force E-7A Wedgetail takes off from Perth Airport to take part in search operations for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in Perth, Australia, Saturday, April 5, 2014. The air and sea search has not turned up any wreckage from the Boeing 777 that...
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NYC police: Car flips into Queens creek, killing 4

Police investigate the scene of an accident on a dead-end street where a car containing five passengers plunged into Steinway Creek in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens, Saturday, April 5, 2014, in New York. The New York Police Department says four of five people pulled from a...
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Al-Qaida calls for Syria arbitration over killing

FILE – In this in this 1998 file photo made available Friday, March 19, 2004, Ayman al-Zawahri speaks to the press in Khost, Afghanistan. In a recorded message posted on militant websites late Friday, April 4, 2014, the leader of al-Qaida endorsed a previous call for...

Jury Awards $39 Million In Fatal Repaving Accident

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio jury has awarded $39 million to the family of a construction inspector killed during a highway repaving project. An attorney for the family of victim Randy Roginski described the working conditions in the construction zone on Interstate 271 near Cleveland...