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  • Air Canada plane leaves Halifax runway on ‘abrupt’ landing

    HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — An Air Canada plane made an “abrupt” landing and skidded off the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather, and officials said early Sunday that 25 people were taken…

  • Charles Dickens’ desk to go on permanent display at museum

    LONDON (AP) — They were the best of lines, they were the worst of lines — and the desk where Charles Dickens wrote them has been saved for the British public. London’s Dickens Museum has…

  • Vettel wins Malaysian GP to end Mercedes streak

    SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel won the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday to end Mercedes’ long Formula One winning streak and make the 2015 season look like a genuine contest between the…

  • Pope Francis leads Palm Sunday procession ahead of Holy Week

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has walked solemnly through St. Peter’s Square in a Palm Sunday procession to usher in Holy Week ahead of Easter. Francis clutched a palm frond for the religious service,…

  • 9 killed in Tunisian anti-terrorism operations

    TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia’s Interior Ministry says nine terrorist suspects have been killed in overnight security operations ahead of a national march to denounce extremist violence. Ministry spokesman Ali Aroui said Sunday that security…

  • Brownlee, Jorgensen win Auckland triathlon for 1st time

    AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Jonathan Brownlee ended Javier Gomez’s three-year reign in the Auckland world series triathlon, and Gwen Jorgensen kept up her perfect start to the season on Sunday. Gomez won the last…

  • Lee Kuan Yew eulogized at funeral as architect of Singapore

    SINGAPORE (AP) — Singaporeans bid farewell to longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew with an elaborate procession Sunday and a three-hour state funeral where his son, the current prime minister, eulogized the statesman and declared that…

  • Former Yankees pitcher Kuroda wins in Japan comeback

    HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Former New York Yankees pitcher Hiroki Kuroda won his first game in his return to Japanese baseball on Sunday. Kuroda struck out five while giving up five hits and walking one…

  • AP Top NCAA News At 4:47 a.m. EDT

    Coaches no one wants to face finally face each other Survived: No. 1 Kentucky holds off Notre Dame 68-66 Are Houston Regional shooting woes due to stadium? It’s Izzo versus Pitino in showdown to settle…

  • Coaches no one wants to face finally face each other

    On a cold, rainy spring night five years ago, the room was dripping with superstars. The guest of honor was USA basketball boss Jerry Colangelo. The dinner speaker was Mike Krzyzewski. Kobe Bryant sent a…

  • Officials: Iran nuke talks solving some issues, not others

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The United States and Iran have moved close to agreement on key aspects of a nuclear deal but some problems remain four days ahead of a target date for an initial…

  • The nation’s weather

    Weather Underground Forecast for Sunday, March 29, 2015 The Southeastern states will remain chilly again on Sunday, while another low pressure system brings rain and snow to the northern Plains, upper Midwest and Great Lakes…

  • Record-setting MCG crowd on hand for World Cup final

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Cricket World Cup came to an end an amid a carnival atmosphere as supporters for co-hosts Australia and New Zealand made up a raucous, record crowd for the final at…

  • Pipe leak causes icy roads, five-car crash in MoCo

    WASHINGTON — A pipe leak in Montgomery county created an icy mess Saturday night. A five-car crash on Georgia Avenue and Plyers Mill Road was caused because of icy conditions on the road. No injures…

  • Egyptian militant group claims Cairo University bombing

    CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian militant group has claimed responsibility for a bombing Saturday in front of Cairo University that wounded eight people, including four police officers. Ajnad Misr, or “Egypt’s soldiers,” said in a…