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Nepal shuts airport to big jets; more bodies found

By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA Associated Press KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Runway damage forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport Sunday to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of people following the massive earthquake, but U.N. officials said the overall logistics...
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With rescue near, Boko Haram stoned Nigerian girls to death

By MICHELLE FAUL Associated Press YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Even with the crackle of gunfire signaling rescuers were near, the horrors did not end: Boko Haram fighters stoned captives to death, some girls and women were crushed by an armored car and three died when a land mine...
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Merkel joins survivors, U.S. vets to mark Dachau liberation

By CHRISTOPH NOELTING and GEIR MOULSON Associated Press DACHAU, Germany (AP) — It was a shocking, horrifying “beautiful day.” Survivors and liberators alike recalled on Sunday the horror of the Dachau concentration camp and the overwhelming relief of its liberation 70 years ago....

Earnhardt cruises to 1st Talladega win since 2004

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — There’s something about Talladega Superspeedway — its ardent Earnhardt fans, the success his family has had at the track — that makes Dale Earnhardt Jr. feel a responsibility to put on a show. He failed to deliver last...

Vonn says relationship with Woods is over

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn are no longer a power couple in American sports. Golf’s biggest star and the Olympic ski champion said Sunday they were breaking up after more than two years. But in ending their relationship, both...

Beal leads Wizards past Hawks 104-98

By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — After resting up for the past week, the Washington Wizards merely had to withstand Atlanta’s early pace. Once the Hawks ran out of gas, Bradley Beal and the Wizards took control. Just call them the road warriors. Beal shook off a...

Warriors roll past Grizzlies 101-86

By ANTONIO GONZALEZ AP Basketball Writer OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr joked before Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals that reporters should have two stories ready: One if his team looked well-rested and won, another if it looked rusty and...

Lightning beat Canadiens 6-2 to take 2-0 series lead

MONTREAL (AP) — Tampa Bay captain Steven Stamkos ended his scoring drought and the Lightning’s power-play came to life with four goals — at the expense of the reeling Montreal Canadiens. Stamkos scored his first goal of the playoffs and Tampa Bay beat Montreal 6-2 on Sunday night...

Kane leads Blackhawks past Wild 4-1

By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — No. 101 went like so many of the first 100 playoff games for Patrick Kane. A perfect shot at a key moment, another big play at the very end, and a victory for the Chicago Blackhawks. Kane scored two goals, Corey Crawford made 30 saves...

Ducks blast Hiller, Flames 6-1 in Game 1

By JOE RESNICK Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — It’s too late for goaltender Jonas Hiller to prove anything more to the Anaheim Ducks. That ship sailed a while back. He’s wearing a Calgary uniform now, so all that’s left for him is to try and prevent them from advancing to...