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Macron's startup-style campaign upends French expectations

Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 10:44am

Whether or not Emmanuel Macron wins the French presidency in next Sunday's runoff, he has already accomplished the unthinkable.

Is this the future of college: Online classes, but no degree

Maria Danilova, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 10:26am

Connor Mitchell's university classes take place online, he doesn't have any exams and he studies in a different country every year.

Yellowstone project to rebuild part of East Entrance Road

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 10:20am

Yellowstone National Park is accepting public comment on a proposed project to reconstruct a segment of the East Entrance Road from Fishing Bridge to Indian Pond.

Jose Baez: Hernandez acquittal burnishes lawyer's reputation

Denise Lavoie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 10:12am

During Aaron Hernandez's double murder trial, the former NFL star's lawyer wanted to drive home his point that the prosecution's star witness was a "three-legged pony" whose testimony could not be believed. So he galloped like a horse in front of the jury.

Insider Q&A: BofA exec: Millennials shifting on home market

Ken Sweet, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 10:12am

Interested home buyers right now need to be prepared to act quickly. Demand among buyers but fewer properties on the market has encouraged Americans to buy existing homes at the fastest pace in over a decade. Homes are staying on the market for fewer days, while prices keep rising faster than incomes. U.S. builders also broke ground on fewer new homes last month.

The Latest: Macron visits the Holocaust Memorial in Paris

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 10:10am

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Yo ho ho! Pennsylvania aims to smash US embargo on Cuban rum

Marc Levy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 10:05am

Pennsylvania's Cuban rum run got its start in a chance meeting last fall in the parking lot in front of the state Capitol.

NYC mayor announces plan for free preschool for 3-year-olds

Karen Matthews, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 10:05am

Free preschool for 4-year-olds was a signature issue that helped New York City's mayor win office in 2013.

Technology-loving Dubai unveils its own typographic font

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 10:02am

Apparently not content with having the world's tallest building, an indoor ski slope and countless other baubles, Dubai now boasts one more: its own typographic font.

Report: Iran becomes self-sufficient in gasoline production

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 9:45am

Iran has become self-sufficient in producing the amount of gasoline the country requires on a daily basis, the official IRNA news agency reported on Sunday.

The Latest: Trump says he's had tougher gig than presidency

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 9:30am

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NY lawmakers hatch plan to release Trump's state taxes

David Klepper, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 9:13am

New York Democrats have hatched a plan to get a look at Donald Trump's tax records by crafting a piece of legislation designed to get at his state returns that does everything but mention the Republican president by name.

Le Pen visits French factory, Macron wins ally before runoff

Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 9:03am

France's presidential candidates are pushing their rival views of Europe, as far-right Marine Le Pen calls the shared euro currency "dead" and centrist Emmanuel Macron visits a Holocaust memorial and calls for unity.

Cedar Point, Knott's Berry Farm adds metal detectors

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 8:30am

Amusement park visitors to the "Roller Coaster Capital of the World" can expect slightly longer wait times to pass through new metal detectors.

Report: Swiss man held in German was spying on tax officials

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 8:26am

Germany's Welt newspaper reports that a Swiss man arrested for espionage Friday in Frankfurt may have been spying on German tax officials.

May brushes off EU calls to settle Brexit divorce bill first

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 7:52am

Britain's prime minister has brushed off calls for her country to settle its "divorce bill" from the European Union before beginning trade talks, saying she was confident she could secure a good Brexit deal.

Philippines goes easy on China in final ASEAN statement

Jim Gomez and Teresa Cerojano, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 2:02am

The Philippines followed up a summit of Southeast Asian leaders by releasing a final communique Sunday that removed mention of international concerns over China's "militarization" of newly built islands in the disputed South China Sea in a major concession to Beijing.

At 100 days in, Trump seems both outsider and insider

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 1:01am

President Donald Trump is turning from his dramatic debut as an outsider president to focus on advancing his plans to cut taxes and get tough on trade deals.

At 100 days in, Trump rallies backers in PA, claims 'change'

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 10:02pm

President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on his agenda, renewing promises on health care and taxes and attacking the news media that he says is misleading Americans.

University of Utah Health Care appoints interim CEO

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 9:12pm

The University of Utah Health Care has announced the appointment of an interim CEO.