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  • Pretty in Pink: Princess is good for nation of shopkeepers

    LONDON (AP) — Britain’s retailers might just be rejoicing as much as Kate and Wills about the birth of a new baby princess. Baby boutiques, clothing stores and fashion designers received a gift that will…

  • Fishermen fear looming cost of at-sea monitors this summer

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — New England fishermen of important food species like cod and haddock say the looming cost of paying for at-sea monitors could put them out of business this year. Officials with the…

  • Greece lauds German president’s call for possible redress

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A top Greek lawmaker has welcomed German President Joachim Gauck’s call for his country to consider World War II redress to Greece as a gesture “of historical significance.” In an interview…

  • Should Britain stay in the EU? Question hovers in election

    LONDON (AP) — Ian Robinson, co-owner of a small investment firm in London, is watching Britain’s general election this Thursday with unease. A victory for Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative Party could bring Britain a…

  • Low milk prices, glutted market put strain on dairy farmers

    WEST CHARLTON, N.Y. (AP) — In an online profile of “Our Farmers,” New York City milk bottler Elmhurst Dairy tells the story of how David Wood bought his first two calves as a part-time hobby…

  • Boehner: Clinton needs to bring Democrats along on trade

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner says Hillary Rodham Clinton needs to back trade legislation that President Barack Obama wants — and help get Democrats on board. Boehner says Republican votes alone aren’t enough…

  • China teaches top cadres Western ideas despite backlash

    SHANGHAI (AP) — In the still, early hours, cadres make their way down tree-lined paths. They walk through a polished lobby, down dim hallways and settle themselves in rows in plain, wood-paneled classrooms. Here, they…

  • Chairman of Taiwan’s ruling party visits mainland

    SHANGHAI (AP) — The chairman of Taiwan’s ruling Nationalist party said Sunday that further cooperation between the Chinese mainland and Taiwan was of utmost importance ahead of expected talks with President Xi Jinping as the…

  • Small fires at Ohio recycling plant still flicker

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fire crews remain at the Phoenix Recycling complex after a large fire Friday spewed thick black smoke into the air over Ohio’s capital city and prompted nearby residents to remain indoors.…

  • Mayweather-Pacquiao prizefight delayed amid high TV demand

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The most anticipated boxing fight in years was delayed because of high pay-per-view demand causing problems for cable and satellite systems. Jim Lampley, the main telecaster for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao…

  • David Goldberg, tech exec married to ‘Lean In’ author, dies

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — David Goldberg, a popular Silicon Valley executive and husband of Facebook second-in-command and “Lean In” author Sheryl Sandberg, has died suddenly at age 47, his company and family members said Saturday.…

  • Damaged by deadly quake, fate of Nepal heritage unsure

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Perched on a hilltop, the blue-rimmed eyes of Kathmandu’s gold-spired Swayambhunath stupa have long stared silently across this sprawling city nestled in the Himalayan foothills. But since Nepal was shattered by…

  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    The Latest: Baltimore Gov. Hogan calls for ‘Day of Prayer and Peace’ on Sunday 9:30 p.m. Gov. Larry Hogan has called for a statewide “Day Of Prayer And Peace” on Sunday after civil unrest rocked…

  • Jerry Lee Lewis, Elton John rock the New Orleans Jazz Fest

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With thousands of people packing the infield at the Fair Grounds Race Track, hundreds more ignored “No Chair Zone” and “Standing Room Only” signs, setting up chairs 15 and 20 deep…

  • Police: Man shoots, kills would-be carjacker outside store

    OREM, Utah (AP) — A shopper with a concealed weapons permit shot and killed a man who was trying to carjack a woman Saturday outside a Utah grocery store, officers said. The 31-year-old male shooter…