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  • DuPont beats 1Q profit forecasts

    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — DuPont Co. (DD) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $1.03 billion. On a per-share basis, the Wilmington, Delaware-based company said it had net income of $1.13. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring…

  • Ariana Grande and Big Sean Split

    (NEW YORK) — Ariana Grande and Big Sean are no longer making beautiful music together. The couple has called it quits after eight months of dating. “They both deeply care for each other and remain…

  • Israel says Palestinian confesses to car attack on Jews

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Shin Bet security service says a 37-year-old Palestinian man has confessed to intentionally ramming his car into a group of Israeli Jews in a deadly car attack last week. The Shin…

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    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope accepts resignation of US bishop who pleaded guilty to not reporting priest for porn.

  • Court sentences ousted Egypt president to 20 years in prison

    CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian criminal court on Tuesday sentenced ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison on charges linked to the killing of protesters in 2012, the first verdict to be…

  • Japan’s leader sends offerings to controversial war shrine

    TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent religious offerings Tuesday to a Tokyo shrine that honors the country’s war dead, including convicted World War II leaders, a likely signal that he won’t pray…

  • German investor sentiment edges down on global fears

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German investor optimism unexpectedly fell in April after five months of increases due to fears about the global economy. The ZEW research institute’s index eased to 53.3 points from 54.8 points…

  • Hard Rock Cafe removes ‘rock star’ orangutan ads in Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Hard Rock Cafe has withdrawn a promotional campaign in Malaysia after public anger at the depiction of an orangutan baring its teeth and playing an electric guitar. The campaign was…

  • Student arrested for pot brownies; children sent to hospital

    ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — A south Georgia high school student looking to celebrate an unofficial holiday with schoolmates has been arrested for marijuana brownies. WALB-TV (http://bit.ly/1zFjjyh) reports 19-year-old Justin Crutchfield brought the dessert Monday to…

  • US couple sentenced to prison in Bali suitcase killing

    BALI, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court found an American couple guilty of premeditated murder and sentenced them to prison on Tuesday in the killing of the woman’s mother on the resort island of Bali.…

  • How countries cope with migrants arriving by boat

    Two recent shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea believed to have taken the lives of as many as 1,300 asylum seekers and migrants has highlighted the escalating flow of people fleeing persecution, war and economic difficulties…

  • Auschwitz guard goes on trial, says he shares moral guilt

    LUENEBURG, Germany (AP) — A former Auschwitz guard has testified at his trial that he bears a moral share of the blame for atrocities at the camp, but it’s up to judges to decide whether…

  • Catalan schools hold ceremony after teacher killed by boy

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Schools across the northeastern region of Catalonia have held five minutes of silence in memory of a teacher killed in a school attack by a 13-year-old boy armed with a crossbow…

  • Newport News man dies after being struck by train

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Police say a Newport News man has died after he was hit by a CSX train. Police tell media outlets the victim was walking on a railroad overpass with a…

  • Hungary says FBI chief insensitive, superficial on Holocaust

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary has joined Poland in denouncing remarks by FBI director James Comey about the Holocaust for their “astounding insensitivity and impermissible superficiality.” Hungary’s Foreign Ministry said Tuesday that Comey’s remarks delivered…