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Expert: Chile's M8.2 quake not 'the big one'

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Authorities lifted tsunami warnings for Chile's long coastline early Wednesday after a magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck the South American nation north. Six people were crushed to death or suffered fatal heart attacks, a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth's crust.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 April 2014

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Waters recede, helping search for mudslide victims

ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — It is a grim step forward in the search for human remains at a mudslide that crushed a rural Washington community, but an important one: floodwaters at the site are receding, allowing crews to expand their search and yielding more human remains in areas that previously couldn't be reached. The views presented Tuesday on a media tour were chilling: shredded homes and twisted cars.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 April 2014

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New CEO Barra faces tough task in shedding old GM

WASHINGTON (AP) — "That is not how GM does business."

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 April 2014

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Palestinians: We don't want Kerry mission to fail

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinians are not walking away from U.S.-led efforts to reach a peace deal with Israel, a top Palestinian official said Wednesday, a day after their renewed bid for international recognition of a "state of Palestine" threw Washington's already troubled Mideast mission into further disarray.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 April 2014

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AP Interview: Yanukovych hopes for Crimea's return

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) — Ukraine's ousted president, Viktor Yanukovych, said Wednesday that he was "wrong" to invite Russian troops into Crimea, and vowed to try to persuade Russia to return the Black Sea peninsula.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 April 2014

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Malaysia police: Jet mystery may never be solved

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian police investigation into the pilots of the missing Malaysian jet might turn up nothing, the force's chief said Wednesday, while the head of the international search effort also acknowledged that an air hunt to spot wreckage on the surface of the southern Indian Ocean was not certain of success.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 April 2014

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Syrup-makers go high-tech with wireless monitoring

MILTON, Vt. (AP) — Maple syrup production has come a long way from metal buckets hung on trees, but even high-tech operations have had to rely on old-fashioned foot patrols to fix a common problem — leaks.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 April 2014

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New report details racial gap among US children

 

NEW YORK (AP) — In every region of America, white and Asian children are far better positioned for success than black, Latino and American Indian children, according to a new report appealing for urgent action to bridge this racial gap.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 April 2014

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