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'Key' player in smuggling ring sentenced in US

NEWARK, New Jersey (AP) — A Chinese national who was called a key player in a large-scale international smuggling ring has been sentenced to prison in the U.S.... Read more...

Correction: Alaska Serial Killer story

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — In a story March 20 about a TV profile of Alaska serial killer Israel Keyes, The Associated Press reported erroneously the place and time of the disappearance of a man identified in an upcoming episode of Investigation Discovery Dark Minds TV series as a potential victim of Keyes. The missing man, Gilbert Gilman, disappeared in 2006 from Washington's Olympic National Park, not in 2004 in Olympia N... Read more...

Gay marriages in Michigan halted by appeals court

Gay marriages in Michigan halted by appeals courtMASON, Mich. (AP) — MASON, Mich. (AP) — An appeals court reinstituted Michigan's constitutional ban on gay marriage, but not before several hundred same-sex couples rushed to the state's county clerk's offices to get hitched.

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BMW aims for new sales, profit records this year

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany's luxury carmaker BMW predicted Wednesday that underlying earnings this year will easily outstrip last year's.... Read more...

Scientists discover the secret behind zombie plants

Scientists discover the secret behind zombie plantsIf the fungal spore outbreak in The Last of Us scared the hell out of you, you'll be doubly terrified to know that there are actual parasites in nature that can turn animals and plants into zombies. In fact, ...

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2 Reasons Red Lobster Is In Big Trouble

2 Reasons Red Lobster Is In Big TroubleRed Lobster has two problems: One big, one small. Red Lobster sales fell 8.8 percent from a year ago in its latest quarter, parent company Darden Restaurants said Friday. The restaurant chain is suffering from price swings in two of its signature offerings: Shrimp and, you guessed it, lobster. Darden's profits tumbled 18 percent from a year earlier, to $109.7 million, thanks partly to Red Lobster’s performance, which has been so bad that D

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