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  • Hong Kong rally against Chinese shoppers turns chaotic

    HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police used pepper spray Sunday to break up scuffles between protesters demonstrating against mainland Chinese shoppers and villagers from a border town. The unruly demonstration was the latest to…

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    Thousands to march in Moscow to mourn slain veteran Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands are expected to march through central Moscow to mourn veteran liberal politician Boris Nemtsov, whose killing has…

  • Israel’s Netanyahu heads to Washington for Congress speech

    BEN-GURION AIRPORT, Israel (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu headed to Washington on Sunday to press his case against an emerging deal on Iran’s nuclear program in a contentious address to the U.S. Congress,…

  • Hirscher holds big lead after 1st run of WCup giant slalom

    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Marcel Hirscher of Austria holds a big lead after the first run of Sunday’s World Cup giant slalom, while three-time world champion Ted Ligety is almost three seconds behind. Hirscher navigated…

  • Migrants flock to EU door along Serbia’s border with Hungary

    ALONG THE SERBIA-HUNGARY BORDER (AP) — Exhausted, hungry and cold, they have been walking for miles. What little they have is carried in plastic bags. They camp in abandoned homes, followed by stray dogs hoping…

  • How prepared are you for a financial emergency?

    WASHINGTON D.C. – How prepared are you for a financial emergency? A new Pew Charitable Trusts’ poll found that 57-percent of American’s are not prepared for a financial emergency. Furthermore, a third of of those…

  • Thousands to march in Moscow to mourn slain Boris Nemtsov

    MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands are expected to march through central Moscow to mourn veteran liberal politician Boris Nemtsov, whose killing has shaken Russia’s beleaguered opposition. The mourning march could serve to energize the opposition or…

  • Estonians vote in parliamentary election amid security fears

    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonians are voting for a new Parliament in an election dominated by economic issues and security concerns due to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. Opinion polls índicate a close race between the…

  • Egypt court declares part of election law unconstitutional

    CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Sunday ruled as unconstitutional a clause in the election law that draws voting districts, a verdict that is almost certain to delay parliamentary elections scheduled to start later…

  • India’s ruling party forms coalition government in Kashmir

    SRINAGAR, India (AP) — India’s ruling Hindu nationalist party formed a coalition government in Kashmir on Sunday, marking the first time it will hold a leadership position in the disputed Muslim-majority region. Leaders from the…

  • Small SUVs, pricey sports cars dominate at Geneva auto show

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Small SUVs for families and powerful sports cars for the rich are the big things this year at the Geneva International Motor Show this year. Environmentally correct electrics and hybrids, not…

  • Kurdish rebels say Turkey must take steps toward peace

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Kurdish rebels have rejected a call for them to lay down their arms, saying Turkey’s government must first take steps to advance democracy and withdraw a controversial security bill being debated…

  • 1 dead in Route 50 crash

    WASHINGTON —  Maryland State Police say one person  is dead from a crash on Route 50 in Davidsonville, Maryland early Sunday morning. Police tell WTOP a car hit a tractor trailer around 3 a.m. The collision…

  • Syria agrees to UN fact-finding mission in Aleppo

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s state news agency says the government and the U.N. special envoy have agreed to send a fact-finding mission to the contested northern city of Aleppo. SANA said late Saturday the…

  • What’s on deck today at spring training

    What to watch for today at spring training: ___ TIME TO PLAY It’s opening day for the exhibition season, with the Philadelphia Phillies hosting the University of Tampa in the only game of the day.…