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  • Boko Haram attacks Niger army base, defense ministry says

    NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Niger’s defense ministry says suspected Boko Haram fighters attacked an army base on the island of Karamga in Lake Chad. A ministry statement read Saturday night on state television did not…

  • Dozens injured, arrested after soccer riots in Serbia

    BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Authorities say at least 50 people have been injured and 40 arrested after fierce clashes between Red Star and Partizan fans. The riots erupted before the match between the two biggest…

  • Wu wins Volvo China Open for 1st European Tour title

    SHANGHAI (AP) — Wu Ashun became the first Chinese player to win a European Tour title on home soil when he beat David Howell by one stroke to capture the Volvo China Open on Sunday.…

  • OCA secretary says Bach visit is boost for Indian sports

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Olympic Council of Asia secretary-general Randhir Singh says International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach’s visit to India will boost the profile of Olympic sports in the country irrespective of whether it…

  • Correspondents’ dinner mixes big names in media, politics

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two secretaries of state, Tea Leoni and Madeleine Albright, arrived arm in arm as a wide mix of Hollywood and Washington players gathered for the national “Nerd Prom.” The White House Correspondents’…

  • Coast Guard: 4 missing after sailboats capsize in Alabama

    MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Coast Guard crews continued their search Sunday morning for at least four people missing in the water after a powerful storm capsized several sailboats participating in a regatta near Mobile Bay,…

  • Car bombs kill at least 12 civilians in Iraq

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Car bombs ripped through commercial areas in and around the Iraqi capital on Sunday, killing at least 12 civilians, officials said. The deadliest attack took place in Khilani Square, a busy commercial…

  • Magnitude 6.7 aftershock hits Nepal, causes panic

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful aftershock shook Nepal on Sunday, making buildings sway and sending panicked Kathmandu residents running into the streets a day after a massive earthquake left at least 1,900 people dead.…

  • Iowans hear from GOP field on social issues

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For conservative Christian voters, the 2016 presidential race has almost too many options to take in. That array of choices — a “wonderful dilemma” in the estimation of Iowa voter…

  • Obama turns 2016 hopefuls into comic fodder for media dinner

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A presidential election just getting into gear provided President Barack Obama plenty of new material to work with on the night he describes as Washington celebrating itself. “It’s amazing how time flies,”…

  • Kazakhstan goes to polls as president expected to win

    ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) — Voters in Kazakhstan turned out in abundance at polling stations Sunday for a presidential election guaranteed to overwhelmingly reconfirm the incumbent, who has ruled over the former Soviet republic for more…

  • Freddie Gray protests turn violent in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A protest over the death of Freddie Gray, who was critically injured in police custody, started peacefully with thousands marching through downtown streets before the demonstration turned violent and volatile. The chaotic…

  • The nation’s weather

    Weather Underground Forecast for Sunday, April 26, 2015 A low pressure system will move across the Intermountain West on Sunday, while a separate system will shift over the Mid-Atlantic. A robust area of low pressure…

  • 7 local firefighters injured in fire engine roll over

    WASHINGTON — Seven firefighters have been hurt after their fire engine rolled over in Prince George’s County.  Fire Chief Marc Bashoor Tweets it happened along Branch Avenue near Curtis Drive and the crew is from…

  • Police: Baltimore violence from outside ‘agitators’

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts says he believes outside “agitators” are responsible for violent incidents during a mostly peaceful protest against the death of Freddy Gray following an arrest. Gray suffered a…