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BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese detergent maker has apologized to black people hurt by the spread of an ad in which a black man "washed" by its product was transformed into a fair-skinned Asian man.Shanghai Leishang Cosmetics Ltd. Co. has halted the ad ...more

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CAPE CANVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA successfully inflated a new experimental room at the International Space Station on Saturday, producing the world's first pump-it-up compartment for astronauts.The operation took much longer than expected, stretch ...more

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KARYES, Greece (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin visited a Russian Orthodox monastery Saturday as he wrapped up a two-day visit to Greece, which is looking for more Russian investment and tourism as it copes with a prolonged financial crisis and ...more

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PARIS (AP) — France's nationwide fuel shortages — the consequence of a bare-knuckle dispute over labor reforms which have pit militant unions against the government — are easing amid signs that both sides may be seeking a compromise.Fuel shortag ...more

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WARRI, Nigeria (AP) — Militants blew up strategic gas and crude pipelines belonging to Shell and Agip on Saturday in an increasingly fierce campaign that has chopped Nigeria's oil production in half, militants and residents said.A new militant g ...more

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MONACO (AP) — Further tests on the protective halo device for drivers will take place in June with a view to implementing it in time for the 2017 Formula One season.The device forms a protective structure around and above a driver's head. ...more

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PARIS (AP) — He's a fugitive on Interpol's Red List and a marine vigilante who's done jail time for extradition requests. Yet to many, he's also a heroic marine conservationist who risks his life and those of his crew to save countless endangered whale ...more

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish officials say "a technical problem" is affecting air traffic control operations in Sweden — the second such issue in two weeks to hit the Scandinavian nation.Airports operator Swedavia said Saturday that the gl ...more

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PARIS (AP) — He's a fugitive on Interpol's Red List and a marine vigilante who's done jail time for extradition requests. Yet to many, he's also a heroic marine conservationist who risks his life and those of his crew to save countless endangered whale ...more

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MILAN (AP) — An alleged plot by FIFA President Gianni Infantino to oust the official who oversaw the salary offer he refused to accept has been dismissed as "ludicrous" by world soccer's governing body.FIFA responded to reports in Saturday's edi ...more

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NANCHANG, China (AP) — China's largest private property developer, the Wanda Group, opened an entertainment complex on Saturday that it's positioning as a distinctly homegrown rival to Disney and its $5.5 billion Shanghai theme park opening next month. ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets have made an offer that Ryan Fitzpatrick — so far — has refused.A person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Friday night that the Jets made a three-year offer to the quarterback in March ...more

AP News - May 27, 2016 10:13 PM

SHANGHAI (AP) — In 2011, a respected anti-counterfeiting coalition in Washington escalated its fight against the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, saying its websites served as a 24-hour market "for counterfeiters and pirates" and should be blacklisted ...more

AP News - May 27, 2016 4:26 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Artificial reality startup Magic Leap is accusing two Silicon Valley employees of stealing the closely guarded secrets behind its technological tricks.The allegations of betrayal and skullduggery surfaced in a lawsuit that M ...more

AP News - May 27, 2016 2:48 PM

SHANGHAI (AP) — Alibaba is the world's biggest e-commerce platform. Over 420 million people scooped up $485 billion worth of stuff last year on Alibaba's sites. The company went public in 2014, raising $25 billion — more than Facebook — in the largest ...more

AP News - May 27, 2016 2:39 PM

More than 3 million spill-proof cups for children are being recalled because of mold development risk, with more than 3,000 reported cases already. Other recalled consumer products include faulty water heaters and mattress pads.Here's a more det ...more

AP News - May 27, 2016 2:06 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Justin Bieber and Skrillex have been sued for copyright infringement by singer-songwriter Casey Dienel for the multi-platinum song "Sorry."Dienel, who performs as White Hinterland, filed suit against the two performers an ...more

AP News - May 27, 2016 12:40 PM

CAIRO (AP) — The search for the EgyptAir plane which crashed last week killing all 66 people on board has narrowed to a 5-kilometer-wide area in the Mediterranean Sea, based on signals from the craft's emergency beacon, Egypt's chief investigator said. ...more

AP News - May 27, 2016 12:10 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Oilfield services company Hercules Offshore has worked out an agreement with lenders before it seeks Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the second time will have done so in less than year.This time, however, the company is selling ...more

AP News - May 27, 2016 11:14 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans turned more optimistic about the economy in May than the previous month, buoyed by steady hiring and higher incomes.The University of Michigan said Friday that its index of consumer sentiment rose to 94.7 in May, the ...more

AP News - May 27, 2016 10:47 AM

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials say the number of foreign visitors has declined by nearly 30 percent in April amid security concerns and strained ties with Russia.Tourism Ministry figures released on Friday showed that 1.75 million forei ...more

AP News - May 27, 2016 10:44 AM

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly higher Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for July delivery was .50 cent a bale loweer at $4.8040 a bushel; July corn was .50 cent higher at $4.09 bushel; July oats was .50 cent h ...more

AP News - May 27, 2016 9:24 AM

BOSTON (AP) — A sunken, burned ship from the 1800s uncovered during a construction project in Boston's Seaport District is a rare and remarkable find, the city's archaeologist said.City archaeologist Joe Bagley said Thursday it's the first time ...more

AP News - May 27, 2016 8:31 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — US economy grew at revised 0.8 percent rate in Q1, with less drag from trade and investment. ...more

AP News - May 27, 2016 8:18 AM

WARRI, Nigeria (AP) — Community leaders and activists in Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta voiced support for a new group of violent militants, saying their demands for a greater share of oil wealth match the aspirations of local people.At a s ...more


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