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Police guard in front of a shopping mall in Essen, Germany, Saturday, March 11, 2017. Police have ordered the shopping mall in the western German city of Essen not to open after receiving credible tips of an imminent attack. The shopping center and the adjacent parking lot stayed closed Saturday morning as over a hundred police officers searched the compound. (Bernd Thissen/dpa via AP)
March 11, 2017 - 6:40 am
BERLIN (AP) — Police ordered a shopping mall in the western German city of Essen not to open Saturday after receiving credible tips of an imminent attack. The shopping center and the adjacent parking lot stayed closed as about a hundred police officers — many armed with machine pistols and bullet-...
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Supporters of South Korean President Park Geun-hye cry during a rally opposing her impeachment near the Constitutional Court in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, March 10, 2017. In a historic ruling Friday, South Korea's Constitutional Court formally removed impeached President Park Geun-hye from office over a corruption scandal that has plunged the country into political turmoil, worsened an already-serious national divide and led to calls for sweeping reforms. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
March 10, 2017 - 6:24 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. COURT REMOVES SOUTH KOREA'S PRESIDENT The unanimous ruling caps a stunning fall for Park Geun-hye, the country's first female leader, whose corruption scandal plunges the country into...
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Workers excavate a coffin from a construction site in the Old City neighborhood, Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Philadelphia. Crews working on an apartment building in Philadelphia's historic district got a shock last month when their backhoes started hitting coffins and unearthing fully intact human remains. The site was supposed to be a former burial ground from 1707, and all remains were supposedly exhumed in the 1800s and moved to a different cemetery. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
March 09, 2017 - 4:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Construction crews working on an apartment building in Philadelphia's historic district got a shock last month when their backhoes started hitting coffins and unearthing fully intact human remains. Now, forensic scientists and students at Rutgers University-Camden are working to...
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In this Feb. 27, 2017, photo, wheels of Grand Cru Surchoix cheese sit on spruce planks to age for nine months at the Emmi Roth USA production plant in Monroe, Wis. The company won the World Championship Cheese Contest in 2016 for the cheese and since then has seen an increase in sales of the cheese. The contest is organized by the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association, which also organizes the United States Championship Cheese Contest that runs until March 9 in Green Bay, Wis. The contests are in alternate years. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)
March 07, 2017 - 2:36 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The number of cheeses, yogurts and butters competing at this year's U.S. Championship Cheese Contest is at an all-time high. The contest organizer, Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association, says that's because cheesemakers are seeing what a win does for sales. Wisconsin cheesemaker Emmi...
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March 06, 2017 - 10:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses increased their orders in January, although a key component that tracks business investment spending fell for the first time in four months. The Commerce Department says factory orders rose 1.2 percent, led by a jump in demand for aircraft. Orders had risen 1.3...
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March 05, 2017 - 6:35 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's military says that rival North Korea has fired a projectile into the waters off the North's east coast. It was not immediately clear what was fired, but Pyongyang has staged a series of missile test-launches of various range in recent months. Leader Kim Jong...
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March 03, 2017 - 5:03 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Long-running hearings for whether a giant telescope can be built atop a Hawaii mountain have wrapped up. But it will be a while before a decision is made on a project that has prompted intense protests by those who believe it will desecrate sacred land. Oftentimes emotional...
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March 03, 2017 - 4:57 am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Three prominent Islamic extremist groups in Mali have announced they have merged into one and pledged allegiance to al-Qaida's leader, according to an organization that monitors jihadist websites. Leaders from Ansar Dine, al-Mourabitoun and al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb made...
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In this undated picture publicly provided by the European Organization for Nuclear Research, CERN, employees and scientists prepare the upgrading of one of the four main experiments on the world’s biggest atom smasher in the hope it will help them discover previously unknown particles or physical properties at CERN near Geneva. Officials at CERN, said the operations the equivalent of a “heart transplant” for the CMS experiment. CMS was key to confirming the existence of the Higgs boson particle in 2012. (CERN via AP)
March 02, 2017 - 1:02 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Scientists are upgrading one of the four main experiments on the world's biggest atom smasher in hopes it will help them discover previously unknown particles or physical properties. Officials at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, or CERN, say the operation Thursday is...
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FILE - In this July 2, 2009, file photo, workers standby at the train station at Neverland Ranch in Los Olivos, Calif. Michael Jackson's former home has been renamed Sycamore Valley Ranch. The Los Angeles Times reported March 1, 2017, that it had been relisted for sale for $67 million. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
March 02, 2017 - 6:36 am
LOS OLIVOS, Calif. (AP) — Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch is back on the market with an asking price of $67 million. The 2,700-acre property near Santa Barbara, California, has been renamed Sycamore Valley Ranch. The listed price represents a significant cut from the $100 million it was on the...
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