Court visits crash scene in Carl Pistorius trial

VANDERBIJLPARK, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius’ older brother Carl is back in court in South Africa for his culpable homicide trial, where he is charged with driving negligently and causing the death of a woman motorcyclist in…

Israel clears jailers in Australian prisoner death

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Justice Ministry says it will not indict anyone in connection with the 2010 death of an Australian-Israeli prisoner, despite a scathing police investigation that found evidence of negligence by Israel’s prison service. Ben Zygier…
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Judge delays trial for Kansas veteran

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge has granted a defense request to delay the trial of a Kansas veteran accused of illegally possessing explosives U.S. District Judg……
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Student loan program at library tonight

As a part of Money Smart Month across Kansas, Housing and Credit Counseling, Inc. will host a program on financial aid and repaying student loans.…

Britain dodges recession as economy grew in Q1

LONDON (AP) — Britain dodged recession after official figures showed the economy grew in the first quarter. The Office for National Statistics said Thursday that the economy grew by 0.3 percent in the first quarter compared with the…
President Barack Obama

Addressing flight delays

The White House says addressing only the furloughs affecting the Federal Aviation Administration…

A look at North Korea’s military capabilities

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea’s military, founded 81 years ago Thursday, is older than the country itself. It began as an anti-Japanese militia and is now the heart of the nation’s “military first” policy. Late leader…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Thursday, April 25, 2013. Showers and thunderstorms will taper off for the East Coast on Thursday as a cold front moves offshore early in the day. A strong low pressure system that brought a…

Officials: Bomb suspect silent after read rights

BOSTON (AP) — Sixteen hours after investigators began interrogating him, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings went silent: he’d just been read his constitutional rights. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev immediately stopped talking after a magistrate judge and a…

Iraq fears rise as clashes spread to northern city

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s Defense Ministry says gunmen have taken over a small Sunni town north of Baghdad after clashes with security forces. Thursday’s statement says the gunmen have taken control of Suleiman Beg police station and deployed…