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  • Cron working to ensure he’s on Angels’ opening day roster

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — It will be difficult for Angels manager Mike Scioscia to keep a player with the power potential of C.J. Cron out of the batting order this season. At 6-foot-4 and 235…

  • New Delhi gang-rapist: She shouldn’t have fought back

    NEW DELHI (AP) — One of the men sentenced to death for raping and killing a woman in a brutal 2012 gang attack on a New Delhi bus said in a documentary that if their…

  • WTA BMW Malaysian Open Results

    Tuesday At Royal Selangor Golf Club Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Purse: $250,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles First Round Jarmila Gajdosova (4), Australia, def. Cagla Buyukakcay, Turkey, 7-5, 6-4. Julia Goerges (8), Germany, def. Alla Kudryavtseva, Russia,…

  • NKorea denounces UN criticism of its human rights record

    BERLIN (AP) — North Korea’s foreign minister on Tuesday denounced criticism of Pyongyang’s human rights record, dismissing a U.N. report that concluded crimes against humanity were committed there and telling the top U.N. rights body…

  • India, Pakistan envoys praise meetings held to repair ties

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Envoys from India and Pakistan agreed Tuesday to find common ground but there was no decision on whether the rare meeting between the wary rivals would result in future negotiations. India’s Foreign…

  • UN says Libyan talks to be held in Morocco this week

    CAIRO (AP) — The United Nations mission in Libya says talks between the country’s rival factions will resume this week in Morocco. The U.N. and its envoy to Libya, Bernardino Leon, have been trying to…

  • Netanyahu using US Congress speech to assail Iran talks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is using the U.S. Congress’ podium to warn against trusting Iran to curb its nuclear ambitions, even as President Barack Obama’s negotiators meet anew with the Iranians…

  • Ferguson officials to meet with Justice Department

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — City leaders in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson will meet Tuesday with U.S. Department of Justice officials to discuss a federal investigation of the police department stemming from the August…

  • NC prosecutor seeks death for suspect in killing 3 Muslims

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors plan to seek the death sentence for a man accused of killing three Muslim students in Chapel Hill last month. District attorney Roger Echol filed papers in court that…

  • Switzerland to automatically share tax data with Australia

    BERLIN (AP) — Switzerland has signed an accord with Australia aimed at cracking down on tax evaders. The joint declaration signed Tuesday in Canberra will see the countries automatically share tax information on each other’s…

  • Blizzard conditions expected for parts of Upper Midwest

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Residents across the Upper Midwest are getting the snowfall that some have apparently been missing this winter. Heavy snow is expected Tuesday in parts of Minnesota, Iowa, Michigan, North Dakota, South Dakota…

  • Ex-Rhode Island speaker to plead guilty to federal charges

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former House Speaker Gordon Fox has agreed to plead guilty to charges of bribery, wire fraud and filing a false tax return following an investigation that included a dramatic federal raid…

  • Russian soccer official says country must tackle racism

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia needs to crack down on racism ahead of hosting the 2018 World Cup, the general secretary of the Russian Football Union said Tuesday. Anatoly Vorobyov told The Associated Press that “unfortunately…

  • General: 8,500 Islamic State fighters killed in Iraq so far

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The top general overseeing U.S. military attacks on the Islamic State group in Iraq is telling a congressional panel that the militants are losing and that the U.S.-led coalition has killed 8,500…

  • Greek prosecutors seek ultra-rightist’s release from jail

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek prosecutors are recommending the head of the Nazi-inspired Golden Dawn party — the country’s third-largest — be freed from prison pending trial for alleged participation in a criminal group. Prosecutors…