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  • Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change. A...

  • Workforce training center underway in Lafourche

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Officials in Lafourche Parish say construction on a Career Magnet Center has been moving smoothly despite recent weather delays. Ground-breaking for the new school on Louisiana Highway 308 was held in January. In recent weeks, work has been proceeding on pilings and...

  • Asian stocks mixed after holiday weekend

    BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks were mixed Monday in light trading after Japan reported a record annual trade deficit and investors looked ahead to economic data this week from China and South Korea. Oil declined but stayed above $104 per barrel amid concern over simmering tensions in Ukraine....

  • Oil stays above $104 amid Ukraine jitters

    BEIJING (AP) — The price of oil edged down Monday but stayed above $104 per barrel as investors watched simmering tensions in Ukraine. U.S. crude for May delivery was down 12 cents at $104.18 in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange after trading resumed following a three-day...

  • Change of plea hearing set in Va. child porn case

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A change of plea hearing is set for a former University of Virginia associate dean facing child pornography charges. Michael Morris is accused of logging onto a child porn sharing site nearly 200 times between January 2013 and October 2013. A federal grand jury...

  • Boat ramp near Sharpsburg, Md., closing for days

    SHARPSBURG, Md. (AP) — The National Park Service says it's cutting off vehicle access to a Potomac River boat ramp near Sharpsburg for more than a week to replace a bridge over the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. The agency says the road leading to the Big Slackwater boat ramp in the C&O Canal...

  • Cuba home woes endure despite real-estate reform

    HAVANA (AP) — The residents of 308 Oquendo Street were jolted awake in the middle of the night by violent shaking and a noise that they likened to a freight train, or an exploding bomb. Part of their building's seventh floor had collapsed into the interior patio, heavily damaging apartments...

  • Japan PM sends offering to war shrine

    TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a religious offering Monday to a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead, including executed war criminals — long a source of tension with Japan's neighbors China and South Korea. Abe's offering at the Yasukuni Shrine marks the April 21-23...

  • Sherpas consider boycott after Everest disaster

    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Sherpa guides on Mount Everest are considering a boycott after the deadliest avalanche in the mountain's history, a move that could seriously disrupt the rest of the climbing season, a mountaineering official said Monday. Several Sherpas already have quit while others...

  • Group concerned for activist missing in Thailand

    BANGKOK (AP) — An international human rights group is calling on Thai authorities to investigate the disappearance of a prominent environmental activist. Human Rights Watch says Por Cha Lee Rakcharoen, known as "Billy," has been missing since he was detained last week in Petchaburi province's...

  • AP NewsAlert

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — SKorean president calls actions of sunken ferry's captain, some crew 'unforgivable, murderous'

  • Prosecutor says 4 ferry crewmembers detained

    MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean prosecutor says four more crewmembers from a sunken ferry have been detained on allegations of failing to protect passengers. Senior prosecutor Ahn Sang-don told reporters Monday that two first mates, one second mate and a chief engineer are also...

  • Prosecutor: 4 crewmembers detained for allegedly failing to protect SKorean ferry passengers

    MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutor: 4 crewmembers detained for allegedly failing to protect SKorean ferry passengers.

  • What's wrong with victims' rights laws?

    Criminals are generally despised, and cops are not universally beloved. But one participant in the criminal justice system has no enemies: victims of crime. They're the Sara Lee of American politics. Everybody doesn't like someone, but nobody doesn't like victims. The movement to protect this...

  • General Mills scraps controversial new legal terms

    NEW YORK — General Mills is scrapping a controversial plan to strip consumers of their right to sue the food company. The company, which owns Cheerios, Progresso and Yoplait, had posted a notice on its website notifying visitors of a change to its legal terms — visitors using its websites...



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    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

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  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...

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