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NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):11:45 a.m.The price of crude oil surged after the U.S. moved to further block Iranian oil exports.That helped lift energy stocks Monday, but losses elsewhere in the market held indexes in check.The S&P 500 …
CHICAGO (AP) — Police in the Chicago suburb of Crystal Lake say the mother of a 5-year-old boy who disappeared last week is refusing to cooperate with investigators.Deputy Chief Tom Kotlowski says the only time JoAnn Cunningham talked to police was when she made the initial report that …
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of crude oil surged Monday after the U.S. government moved to further block Iranian oil exports. That helped to lift energy stocks, but losses elsewhere in the market held U.S. indexes in check. The S&P 500 flip-flopped between modest gains and losses in …
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called Afghanistan's president over the weekend to express Washington's disappointment over the indefinite postponement of Afghan talks with the Taliban, according to a statement released Monday.The talks were scheduled to start …
NEW YORK (AP) — News organizations are going to court in hopes of pulling back the curtain on Harvey Weinstein's next court appearance in his sexual assault case.The organizations, including The Associated Press and The New York Times, are filing court papers on Monday that argue New York …
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday rejected a bid by former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to be released from jail for refusing to testify to a grand jury investigating Wikileaks.The three-paragraph, unanimous decision from a three-judge panel of the 4th …
NEW YORK (AP) — Jury selection has begun in the trial of an aspiring agent and a former amateur coach charged with bribing big-school coaches to boost their business relationship with amateur basketball players.The trial of business manager Christian Dawkins and ex-amateur league director …
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's Supreme Court is to rule Tuesday on the appeal of two Reuters journalists who were sentenced to seven years in prison for their reporting on the military's brutal crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo earlier this month shared with their …
PORAC, Philippines (AP) — A strong earthquake killed two people and trapped at least eight others in a collapsed building that housed a supermarket in a northern Philippine province, where an international airport terminal was closed due to damage, officials said.Mayor Condralito dela Cruz …
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Latest on explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday (all times local):8:30 p.m.President Donald Trump has called the prime minister of Sri Lanka to express condolences for Easter attacks that killed nearly 300 people.White House deputy press secretary Hogan …
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, driven from power and now languishing in a prison where his opponents were once jailed and tortured, is more vulnerable than ever to a decade-old international arrest warrant for war crimes committed in Darfur.But the military, which …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of existing U.S. homes fell in March after a huge gain the previous month, held back partly by a sharp slowdown among the most expensive properties.The National Association of Realtors said Monday that home sales fell 4.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.21 …
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the flow of migrants in Europe (all times local):6:15 p.m.British officials have intercepted a total of 36 migrants trying to cross the English Channel in small boats.The Coastguard and the Border Force said the migrants were stopped in three …
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Walter Jones Jr.'s long-held congressional seat in North Carolina was expected to be up for grabs soon, but it happened more quickly than most people anticipated.Months after the Republican announced his 2018 campaign would be his last, Jones' health faded. He …
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania is lobbying for a presidential primary debate in his home state, which is a projected battleground in the 2020 presidential election.Casey's letter Monday to Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez says holding a …
DELPHI, Ind. (AP) — Indiana State Police on Monday will release "very significant information" about the 2017 deaths of two teenage girls who were killed during a hiking trip, an agency spokesman said.No arrest warrants have been issued and no arrests have been made in the killings of …
PARIS (AP) — It's a thin line where the patina of age on Europe's countless monuments gives way to the onset of neglect. Like with so many loved ones, all is assumed to be fine, until suddenly it's not.In the wake of the fire last week that gutted Notre Dame, questions are being raised …
DELPHI, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the killings of two northern Indiana girls (all times local):10:25 a.m.A spokesman says Indiana State Police will release "very significant information" about the 2017 deaths of two teenage girls who were killed during a hiking …
LONDON (AP) — The youngest child of Prince William and his wife Kate is about to celebrate his first birthday.Prince Louis will mark the milestone Tuesday.He is fifth in line to the throne, behind his grandfather, Prince Charles, his father Prince William, his brother Prince George and his …
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — At least 290 people were killed in a series of nine bombings of churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.Sri Lankan authorities say 39 foreign tourists died in the attacks. A look at some of the countries whose citizens were among the victims:SRI LANKA: …

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