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At least 10 migrants found dead in sea off Libya

At least 10 migrants found dead in sea off Libya

ROME — Italian Coast Guard and commercial vessels came to the rescue of at least 16 boats of migrants Sunday, saving hundreds of them and recovering 10 bodies off Libya's coast, as smugglers took advantage of calm seas to send packed vessels across the Mediterranean. The Italian ...

Baltimore mayor lifts curfew 6 days after riots

BALTIMORE — Baltimore's mayor has lifted a citywide curfew six days after the death of Freddie Gray sparked riots in the city. The...

Madison bans discrimination against atheists, non-religious

MADISON, Wis. — While conservatives in Indiana and Arkansas were explaining last month why their new religious objections laws wer...

Troubled forecasters seek way to improve tornado warnings

NORMAN, Okla. — Forecasters troubled by the high death count from twisters in Alabama and Joplin, Missouri, four years ago say the...

Arkansas firefighters extinguish flea market blaze

VAN BUREN, Ark. — Authorities in northwest Arkansas say a fire has destroyed part of a county flea market. Crawford County Fire Ch...
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Wal-Mart got ball rolling on movie festival

Getting Wal-Mart Stores Inc. involved in the coming Bentonville Film Festival wasn't a hard sell. In fact, the idea for the event originated with the retailer.

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5 Hogs hear name called on final day

Trey Flowers led a group of five Arkansas players selected in the NFL Draft on Saturday to highlight a big day for Razorback defensive players.

'Avengers' sequel is second biggest U.S. opener of all time

LOS ANGELES — The Avengers are mighty, but not enough to beat themselves. The Marvel and Disney sequel earned a staggering $187.7 million in its debut weekend, making it the second biggest U.S. opening of all time according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.

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24 letters tendered to qualify vote flubs

The two Arkansas House Republicans who voted against a pilot drug-testing program for welfare recipients are disavowing their March 30 votes, saying they pushed the red "nay" button on their desks when they meant to press the green "yea" button.

April Jill Seggebruch

April Seggebruch splashed out on the floor -- hands propping her chin up and feet kicking absent-mindedly behind her -- while watching the Dallas Cowboys play. Her sister Lindsey stood stoically behind the TV, wondering how she got talked into holding the "rabbit ears" for her.

Files: Scary staff controls skies of U.S. African base

WASHINGTON -- The skies above the U.S. military's counterterrorism hub on the Horn of Africa have become chronically dangerous, with pilots forced to rely on local air traffic controllers who fall asleep on the job, commit errors at astronomical rates and are hostile to Americans, documents show.

Lack of accountability stalls VA reform

We now know without a doubt what it means when a scandal-ridden government agency pledges accountability for corrupt and under-performing employees: It's an empty promise.

5 Hogs hear name called on final day

Trey Flowers led a group of five Arkansas players selected in the NFL Draft on Saturday to highlight a big day for Razorback defensive players.

City: 2 gunmen killed outside Muhammad cartoon contest

GARLAND, Texas (AP) — Two gunmen were killed Sunday after opening fire on a security officer outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of Prophet Muhammad in Texas and a bomb squad was called in to search their vehicle as a precaution, authorities said.

Mayor: Fire that engulfed several buildings under control

PASSAIC, N.J. (AP) — A massive blaze that started at a church and ripped through several buildings in northern New Jersey has been brought under control.

Israeli Ethiopian protest against racism turns violent

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Several thousand people from Israel's Jewish Ethiopian minority protested in Tel Aviv against racism and police brutality on Sunday, shutting down a major highway and clashing with police on horseback long into the night.

McDonald's to detail latest turnaround plans

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's is set to unveil its latest plans to revive its sputtering business on Monday.

Ben Carson, famed neurosurgeon, running for president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Carson, retired neurosurgeon turned conservative star, has confirmed that he will seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.


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