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  • Calif. customers hit with expensive Del Taco bill

    SANTA PAULA, Calif. (AP) — What was supposed to be a cheap bite at Del Taco turned out to be small fortune for some Southern California customers. About 150 people who ate this week at the Mexican-style fast food chain in Santa Paula, northwest of Los Angeles, were mistakenly charged...

  • Miss. facility making cars for export

    BLUE SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — Toyota officials at the car manufacturer's Blue Springs facility are celebrating the production of the first Corolla built at the plant for export. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant joined Toyota officials Thursday to mark the occasion. WLBT-TV reports...

  • Special car, plate for veteran at NY Auto Show

    NEW YORK (AP) — A wounded Iraq war veteran has been given a specially outfitted SUV by Toyota, and he's gotten an honorary license plate for it from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo gave Army Spc. Robert J. Loria the special plate Saturday at the New York International Auto Show. Loria lost...

  • Guinea to cancel BSG Resources-Vale mining rights

    CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — The government of Guinea is planning to revoke the mining rights to one of the largest untapped iron ore deposits in the world, following a watchdog's recommendation. A state-sponsored committee tasked with reviewing mining deals in the West African country published a...

  • Ministry: 2 killed in apparent Bahrain car bombing

    MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Authorities in Bahrain say an apparent car bombing has killed two people and wounded one west of the capital, Manama. A statement Saturday from the Interior Ministry said the blast happened in Mughsha, a village along a highway west of the capital. It said investigators...

  • Fiat and Chrysler to build 3 Jeep models in China

    ROME (AP) — Fiat and Chrysler announced plans Saturday to build three new Jeep models in China for that market, the biggest for the vehicles outside the United States, as they attempt to boost sales in a country where they lag behind their competitors. The automakers said they will expand...

  • Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists claim blast that killed 75 people in capital Abuja

    LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists claim blast that killed 75 people in capital Abuja.

  • Egypt's el-Sissi visits Coptic pope before Easter

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's former military chief and presumed presidential front-runner visited the Coptic pope Saturday ahead of Orthodox Easter, making his first public appearance since he formally made his bid for the presidency. Pope Tawadros II is a strong backer of retired Field Marshal...

  • 18 northern New England colleges get green ranking

    Northern New England has made a strong showing in the Princeton Review's 2014 guide to "green colleges," with 18 colleges and universities receiving recognition. Vermont has six colleges that received the green ranking. Two of them, Middlebury College and Green Mountain College, earned the...

  • Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spats

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Barack Obama travels through Asia this coming week, he will confront a region that's warily watching the crisis in Ukraine through the prism of its own territorial tensions with China. Each of the four countries on Obama's itinerary — Japan, South Korea,...

  • VIDEO: House Democrats urge GOP to take up unemployment benefits bill

    The Senate on Monday approved a bill to extend long-term unemployment benefits for five months with a vote of 59-38. The bill now needs to pass the House of Representatives, which may prove to be a tougher task.   House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., praised the Senate for the...

  • VIDEO: Republicans push law making it easier to fire Veterans Affairs officials

    Republican lawmakers from both chambers of Congress met Thursday morning with veterans activists groups to highlight new legislation aimed at giving Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki more authority to fire upper-level management officials who aren't properly completing their...



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