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Lyndon Johnson linked Latinos, civil rights in Selma speech
Lyndon Johnson linked Latinos, civil rights in Selma speech

By RUSSELL CONTRERAS
Associated Press

Fifty years ago, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson asked a joint session of Congress to respond to the brutal beatings of protesters in Selma, Alabama,...full story
updated 2015-03-05 01:42 PM
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Lyndon Johnson linked Latinos, civil rights in Selma speech Lyndon Johnson linked Latinos, civil rights in Selma speech
By RUSSELL CONTRERAS
Associated Press

Fifty years ago, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson asked a joint session of Congress to respond to the brutal beatings of protesters in Selma, Alabama,....Fullstory

2015-03-05 01:42 PM

US ambassador to SKorea slashed on face and wrist in attack US ambassador to SKorea slashed on face and wrist in attack

Associated Press

FOSTER KLUG, Associated Press KIM TONG-HYUNG, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was slashed on the face and wrist by a man....Fullstory

2015-03-05 10:39 AM

Facebook exec, NBA team up to get men to 'lean in' for women

Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg has enlisted NBA stars LeBron James, Stephen Curry and some of the basketball league's other top players....Fullstory

2015-03-05 09:01 AM

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By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Today is Thursday, March 12, the 71st day of 2015. There are 294 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 641 A.D. -....Fullstory

2015-03-05 09:01 AM

Spurs beat Swansea in EPL game delayed by player collapsing Spurs beat Swansea in EPL game delayed by player collapsing

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Tottenham beat Swansea 3-2 in a Premier League game that was delayed on Wednesday after the Welsh club's striker Bafetimbi Gomis collapsed. The....Fullstory

2015-03-05 09:01 AM

Gloom and gallows humor in Fed's 2009 transcripts
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER
Associated Press

Federal Reserve officials faced the worst of the Great Recession in early 2009: a collapsing economy hemorrhaging jobs, a plunging stock market and banks saddled....Fullstory

2015-03-05 06:42 AM

Chelsea edges West Ham 1-0 in fiery London derby Chelsea edges West Ham 1-0 in fiery London derby
By JONATHAN SHENFIELD
Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Midfielder Eden Hazard scored the only goal as Chelsea beat West Ham 1-0 at Upton Park on Wednesday to maintain its five-point....Fullstory

2015-03-05 06:42 AM

Barcelona beats Villarreal 3-1, reaches Copa del Rey final Barcelona beats Villarreal 3-1, reaches Copa del Rey final

Associated Press

MADRID (AP) -- Two goals by Neymar and one from Luis Suarez gave Barcelona a 3-1 victory over 10-man Villarreal on Wednesday and a place....Fullstory

2015-03-05 06:01 AM

Regional governor in Russia arrested on corruption charges

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- A Moscow court has ordered the governor of the Russian Pacific Island of Sakhalin to be held in custody on charges of....Fullstory

2015-03-05 06:01 AM

Case against Argentine president appealed
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

BUENOS AIRES (AP) -- An Argentine prosecutor is appealing a judge's decision to throw out a case that accused President Cristina Fernandez of reaching a....Fullstory

2015-03-05 03:01 AM

India bans BBC documentary about 2012 Delhi gang rape

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

“India’s Daughter”, a hard-hitting BBC documentary about the brutal gang rape of a 23-year-old student Jyoti Singh who died from the horrific internal injuries she....Fullstory

2015-03-05 10:58 AM

Venture capitalist says he tried to prevent woman's firing
By SUDHIN THANAWALA
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A prominent senior partner at a Silicon Valley venture capital firm testified Wednesday that he was a loyal supporter of a....Fullstory

2015-03-05 09:42 AM

AP Source: Manning returning for 18th NFL season
By ARNIE STAPLETON
Associated Press

ENGLEWOOD, Colorado (AP) -- Weeks of speculation about Peyton Manning's future ended Wednesday with word that he's returning for an 18th season in the NFL....Fullstory

2015-03-05 09:01 AM

Love picked to be assistant at Presidents Cup Love picked to be assistant at Presidents Cup
By DOUG FERGUSON
Associated Press

DORAL, Fla. (AP) -- Davis Love III told U.S. captain Jay Haas last year that he would be in South Korea for the Presidents Cup....Fullstory

2015-03-05 09:01 AM

BC-TEN--Monterrey Open Results

Associated Press

BC-TEN--Monterrey Open Results Monterrey Open Results MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) -- Results Wednesday from the Monterrey Open at Club Sonoma (seedings in parentheses): ....Fullstory

2015-03-05 06:42 AM

Former South Korean dictator's family forfeits $1M to US

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Federal prosecutors say relatives of South Korea's corrupt former dictator have agreed to forfeit more than $1 million linked to bribes....Fullstory

2015-03-05 06:42 AM

UK fraud office probes central bank auctions

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Serious Fraud Office says it is investigating Bank of England auctions in 2007 and 2008 that were designed to inject cash....Fullstory

2015-03-05 06:42 AM

World Cup: Waqar laments tough times for bowlers

Associated Press

NAPIER, New Zealand (AP) -- Pakistan great Waqar Younis says modern one-day cricket is "unfair" to faster bowlers and he's glad he's not playing under....Fullstory

2015-03-05 06:01 AM

Clinton ran own computer system for her official emails
By JACK GILLUM and TED BRIDIS
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton ran her own personal computer system for handling emails while serving as secretary of state, according to Internet records....Fullstory

2015-03-05 03:01 AM

Column: John Terry, the last of England's football legends? Column: John Terry, the last of England's football legends?
By JOHN LEICESTER
Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- England is running short of legends. Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard both qualify. But this Premier League season looks like being their last.....Fullstory

2015-03-05 03:01 AM

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