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Air force: Crashed plane may have suffered engine problem


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MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) -- Indonesia's air force chief said Thursday the military transport plane that crashed into a residential neighborhood of Medan killing 141 people...full story
updated 2015-07-02 02:01 PM
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Air force: Crashed plane may have suffered engine problem

Associated Press

MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) -- Indonesia's air force chief said Thursday the military transport plane that crashed into a residential neighborhood of Medan killing 141 people....Fullstory

2015-07-02 02:01 PM

Former US agent pleads guilty to stealing bitcoins
By PAUL ELIAS
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A former undercover federal agent pleaded guilty to extortion and related charges after acknowledging he channeled more than $700,000 in digital....Fullstory

2015-07-02 09:01 AM

Confederate emblems 'treason,' says head of rights group
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

The national president of a U.S. civil-rights group said Wednesday that Confederate symbols represent "treason" and should be removed from public objects, including the Mississippi....Fullstory

2015-07-02 06:42 AM

Pope dolls, bobble heads up for sale months before US visit

Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Pope Francis is a doll. No, really. The people organizing the pontiff's September visit to Philadelphia launched an online store Wednesday featuring papal....Fullstory

2015-07-02 06:22 AM

US study: Polar bears could feel global warming by 2025
By MARK THIESSEN
Associated Press

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A U.S. government report indicates about a third of the world's polar bears could be in imminent danger from greenhouse gas....Fullstory

2015-07-02 03:42 AM

Too hot: Temperatures messing with sex of Australian lizards
By SETH BORENSTEIN
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hotter temperatures are messing with the gender of Australia's bearded dragon lizards, a new study finds. Dragons that are genetically male hatch as....Fullstory

2015-07-02 03:22 AM

9 Azerbaijani citizens sentenced for joining Islamic State

Associated Press

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) -- A court in Azerbaijan has sentenced nine people to prison terms of up to 15 years on charges of fighting alongside....Fullstory

2015-07-02 03:22 AM

WORLD SPORTS at 0000 GMT

Associated Press

TOP STORY: TEN--WIMBLEDON LONDON -- Venus Williams is no longer the player she once was, on account of the passage of time and the day-to-day ups and....Fullstory

2015-07-02 09:01 AM

2 red panda cubs born at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo

Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) -- For the first time, red panda cubs have been born at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo. The zoo announced Wednesday the two cubs were....Fullstory

2015-07-02 09:01 AM

Chad forces arrest Boko Haram leader, hold 74 others

Associated Press

N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) -- Chad's chief prosecutor says that security forces have arrested one of the leaders of the Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram. Prosecutor Alhassim....Fullstory

2015-07-02 06:22 AM

Police find car loaded with explosives in Mexico border city

Associated Press

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Police in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez say they have detained three men who were pushing a car laden....Fullstory

2015-07-02 06:22 AM

Official: Jamaica imposes water restrictions due to drought

Associated Press

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- Jamaica's environment minister says residents must adhere to water restrictions as reservoir levels diminish due to a worsening drought. Robert Pickersgill told....Fullstory

2015-07-02 03:42 AM

Mexican judge releases son of Jalisco cartel leader

Associated Press

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A judge in Mexico has ordered the release of the alleged second-in-command of Mexico's most violent drug cartel, the second time....Fullstory

2015-07-02 03:22 AM

UK police investigating missing family of 12 feared in Syria

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- British police say they are investigating the disappearance of a family of 12 feared to have traveled to Syria. Bedfordshire police say the....Fullstory

2015-07-02 03:22 AM

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