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Hobie Alter, who revolutionized surfing, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two words - surfboards and Hobie - were all but synonymous in the early 1960s, when teenagers who saw movies such as "Gidget" and "Beach Party" rushed to the shores of Southern California to try a mesmerizing new water sport.

April 01, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


New music coming from Michael Jackson estate

NEW YORK (AP) - A new posthumous album of previously unreleased Michael Jackson music comes out May 13.

March 31, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Facebook CEO reaps $3.3B gain from stock options

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reaped a $3.3 billion gain last year by exercising stock options in the social networking company that he founded in a Harvard dorm room.

March 31, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


BlackBerry wins ruling against iPhone keyboard

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Troubled smartphone maker BlackBerry has won an early round in its legal battle against an iPhone keyboard made by a startup co-founded by "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest.

March 31, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Firefighter rescues 6-foot python from blaze

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) - A firefighter put his reptile-handling experience to good use when he rescued a 6-foot-long python from a burning home in western Michigan.

March 31, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Asiana: Plane systems partly to blame in crash

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A Boeing 777 that crashed at San Francisco International Airport had inadequate warning systems to alert its crew about problems with air speed, Asiana Airlines said in a filing with regulators released on Monday.

March 31, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Beer brewers in uproar over new proposed FDA rule

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - A proposed federal rule that would make it harder for beer breweries to sell leftover grains as animal feed has brewers' blood boiling.

March 31, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Global warming dials up our risks, UN report says

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) - If the world doesn't cut pollution of heat-trapping gases, the already noticeable harms of global warming could spiral "out of control," the head of a United Nations scientific panel warned Monday.

March 31, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


GM, safety agency face Congress over recalls

DETROIT (AP) - If GM knew it had a problem, why wasn't something done to fix it?

March 31, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Engaged Johnny Depp shows off 'chick's ring'

BEIJING (AP) - Johnny Depp showed off a diamond engagement ring that he called a "chick's ring" on Monday - indirectly confirming rumors of his engagement to actress Amber Heard.

March 31, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Protesters clash with police in Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Hundreds of protesters angry over recent Albuquerque police shootings clashed with riot officers for more than 10 hours, calling on the police chief and other city officials to resign.

March 31, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Party of the rich: In Congress, it's the Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans are the party of the rich, right? It's a label that has stuck for decades, and you're hearing it again as Democrats complain about GOP opposition to raising the minimum wage and extending unemployment benefits.

March 31, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Animal mummies displayed at California museum

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Dogs and cats are often beloved family members in current culture, but animals held such a prominent place in ancient Egyptian society that tens of millions were mummified, some going into the pharaohs' tombs to rest eternally in the company of their kings.

March 31, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


No national system to track landslide hazards

SEATTLE (AP) - People living in the path of a deadly Washington state landslide had virtually no warning before a wall of mud, trees and other debris thundered down the mountain. Some of the homeowners didn't even know the hillside could give way at any time.

March 30, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Kerry, Russian counterpart meet on Ukraine crisis

PARIS (AP) - Russia on Sunday set out demands for a diplomatic resolution to the crisis in Ukraine, saying the former Soviet republic should be unified in a federation allowing wide autonomy to its various regions as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met in Paris in another bid to calm tensions.

March 30, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


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Iraq parliament postpones decision on new leaders

BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's deadlocked parliament failed Sunday to overcome the deep divisions hampering the formation of a new government, making no progress on choosing new leaders who could help hold the nation together and confront the Sunni militant blitz that has overrun much of the country.

July 13, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Russia: 1 killed near Ukraine border by shell fire

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's foreign ministry said Sunday that a Ukrainian shell hit a Russian border town, killing one person and seriously injuring two others. Ukraine denied firing a shell into Russian territory.

July 13, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Rookie Jersey City cop killed during armed robbery

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - A rookie police officer responding to an armed robbery call at a 24-hour drugstore was fatally shot early Sunday by a suspect who had snatched a gun from an armed security guard inside, officials said.

July 13, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


US, Germany vow cooperation despite espionage spat

VIENNA (AP) - The United States and Germany put a brave face on an escalating espionage dispute, stressing on Sunday the importance of their cooperation to solving several global crises but offering little indication they've fully mended ties.

July 13, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Man accused of starting N. California wildfire

REDDING, Calif. (AP) - Authorities believe a wildfire in Northern California was sparked by the exhaust from a truck driven by a man delivering supplies to an illegal marijuana plot.

July 13, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Port of LA truck drivers put off strike

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Truck drivers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach agreed Saturday to a cooling-off period following five days of striking that briefly shut the massive ports.

July 12, 2014 | The Associated Press | Signal AP


Earhart namesake completes global flight

OAKLAND (AP) - Amelia Rose Earhart has completed the round-the-world flight that her namesake never finished nearly eight decades ago.

July 12, 2014 | The Associated Press | Signal AP


Jet from Israel makes emergency landing

NEW YORK (AP) - A New York-bound Delta Air Lines flight from Israel declared an emergency and returned to Tel Aviv early Sunday after developing a mechanical problem, vexing passengers already on edge as Palestinian militants launched rocket attacks on the city.

July 12, 2014 | The Associated Press | Signal AP


3 shot dead in Pasadena home

PASADENA (AP) - Authorities say three people have been shot and killed at a home in Pasadena, and a suspect is in custody after shooting at police cars.

July 12, 2014 | The Associated Press | Signal AP


'Harry Potter' actor found dead

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say "Harry Potter" actor Dave Legeno has died from heatstroke in California's Death Valley. He was 50.

July 12, 2014 | The Associated Press | Signal AP


Man catches whopping 482-pound halibut

SANTA ANA - An Orange County man hooked the catch of a lifetime while on vacation in Alaska.

July 12, 2014 | The Associated Press | Signal AP


Ventura couple ordered to stop blocking access to trail

VENTURA (AP) - State coastal regulators have voted unanimously to issue a cease-and-desist order to a couple who installed fences, gates and signs that blocked access to a popular hiking trail on the Central Coast.

July 12, 2014 | The Associated Press | Signal AP


Last original Ramones member dies

NEW YORK (AP) - The Ramones always seemed too fast. Their songs rushed by, often two minutes or less of pure adrenaline. Their influence outstripped their sales. And now, with the death of drummer Tommy, all four original members of the seminal punk rock band are gone.

July 12, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


18th hole proves Mickelson's undoing in Scotland

ABERDEEN, Scotland (AP) - Phil Mickelson never tires of expressing his affection for Scottish links courses - but he won't be taking away any fond memories of the 18th hole at Royal Aberdeen this week.

July 12, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Ogwumike sisters to meet on court for first time

Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike's memories of the one time they played basketball against each other at Stanford don't exactly match up.

July 12, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


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