Asia stocks rise as Fed official backs easy policy
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 1:59am
(AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday after investor confidence was boosted by a Federal Reserve official's comments that the U.S. central bank should stick with its super-easy monetary policy.
Sharks tie series with 2-1 win over Kings
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 1:55am
(AP) — Joe Thornton set the tone for the San Jose Sharks with a dominant first period. After that, the Sharks did their best to hang on and tie up their playoff series against the Los Angeles Kings.
Arias speaks out about case in jailhouse interview
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 1:54am
(AP) — As a jury deliberates whether Jodi Arias should live or die for killing her one-time boyfriend, the convicted murderer says she deserves a chance at freedom someday.
North Korea sends leader's special envoy to China
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 1:51am
(AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un dispatched a high-profile official and close confidant to China on Wednesday as Beijing faces pressure to rein in its belligerent neighbor.
Early vote points to close race as LA picks mayor
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 1:48am
(AP) — An early tally of mail-in ballots and a sprinkle of returns from precincts Tuesday pointed to a tight race for Los Angeles mayor that could leave a winner unknown on Election Day.
Pakistani cricket star politician leaves hospital
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 1:42am
(AP) — Pakistani cricket star-turned politician Imran Khan has been discharged from the hospital roughly two weeks after he sustained serious back injuries in a fall from a forklift at a campaign event.
Ai Weiwei uses music to mock state power in China
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 1:36am
(AP) — Two emotionless prison guards watch Ai Weiwei as he eats, sleeps, paces, showers — and even sits on the toilet — in the Chinese artist's new obscenity-filled, metaphor-rich music video mocking state power.
Egypt TV: 7 security men kidnapped in Sinai freed
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 1:29amUpdated on May 22, 2013 at 1:31am
(AP) — Egyptian state TV says six policemen and a border guard kidnapped by suspected militants in the Sinai Peninsula last week have been freed.
Egyptian state TV says 6 policemen, border guard abducted in Sinai have been released
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 1:14am
(AP) — Egyptian state TV says 6 policemen, border guard abducted in Sinai have been released.
Spurs blow late lead, beat Grizzlies 93-89 in OT
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 1:11am
(AP) — When Tony Parker started running low on masterful plays, Tim Duncan was there to take over and lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals.
US auto factories cutting back on summer downtime
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 1:09am
(AP) — Detroit auto factories are forgoing their traditional two-week summer break and speeding up production to meet buyers' growing demand for new cars and trucks.
Trout hits for cycle, drives in 5, Angels rout M's
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 1:04am
(AP) — Mike Trout hit for the cycle and drove in five runs, Josh Hamilton celebrated his 32nd birthday with a homer and a triple, and Howie Kendrick also went deep in the Los Angeles Angels' 12-0 rout of the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
Portland, Ore., rejecting water fluoridation
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 12:37am
(AP) — Early returns showed Portland residents voting to keep their city the largest in the U.S. without fluoride in the water.
Straily, Cespedes push A's past Rangers 1-0
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 12:15amUpdated on May 22, 2013 at 12:16am
(AP) — Oakland rookie right-hander Dan Straily was well aware of the ace pitcher and the powerful lineup he was facing.
Apple case seen as possible spur to tax action
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 12:06am
(AP) — Now that tech darling Apple Inc. has been dragged front and center into the debate over the U.S. tax code, lawmakers are hoping that the spotlight on such a high-profile company could be the catalyst for Congress to take action to close loopholes or reform the law.
Bernanke testimony to be studied for policy clues
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 12:05am
(AP) — When Ben Bernanke testifies about the U.S. economy Wednesday, the Federal Reserve chairman's words will be examined for any clues that the Fed might soon taper — or increase — its support for the economy.
North Korean leader sends 'special envoy' to China
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 12:03am
(AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un dispatched a high-profile official and close confidant to travel to China on Wednesday as a special envoy while Beijing is under pressure to rein in its belligerent neighbor.
State media shows NKorea has new military chief
Posted on May 21, 2013 at 11:52pm
(AP) — A North Korean state media dispatch shows that leader Kim Jong Un has named a hardline general as his new military chief.
Paille's goal puts Bruins on verge of East finals
Posted on May 21, 2013 at 11:52pmUpdated on May 21, 2013 at 11:55pm
(AP) — It took 40 years for Original Six rivals Boston and New York to face off again in the playoffs.
Aretha Franklin taking June off, postponing shows
Posted on May 21, 2013 at 11:51pm
(AP) — Aretha Franklin is taking off the month of June.
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