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Cosmo editor Joanna Coles writing guide to modern love

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 5:21am

Cosmopolitan Editor-in-Chief Joanna Coles is working on a "no-nonsense" guide to some very old subjects in a very new world: sex and intimacy.

Mystery solved? Australian says he's Bitcoin founder

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 5:20am

An Australian man long rumored to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator, apparently ending one of the biggest mysteries in the tech world.

Germany wants to extend border controls for another 6 months

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 5:10am

Germany and some other EU countries are planning to ask the EU Commission for an extension of border controls within the Schengen passport-free travel zone for another six months because they fear a new wave of migrants.

Buffett praises Fed but warns of unintended consequences

Josh Funk, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 5:00am

Investor Warren Buffett says the Federal Reserve and other policymakers are generally doing a good job, but it's difficult to predict all the effects of interest rates remaining low for this long.

A confident Trump seeks knockout of Cruz in Indian

Thomas Beaumont and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 4:30am

Back in the part of the country where he last lost to Ted Cruz, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is confidently pushing for a win Tuesday in Indiana that he argues ought to knock the Texas senator out of the race.

Japan announces $7 billion plan to develop Mekong region

Tassanee Vejpongsa, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 3:50am

Japan's foreign minister announced a $7 billion initiative Monday to promote development in Southeast Asia's Mekong region, which encompasses parts of Vietnam, Laos and Thailand through which the river flows.

Iran's nuclear chief visits Prague to talk business

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 3:40am

The sanctions lifted, the head of Iran's nuclear program is coming to talk business with Czech leaders.

Reckitt Benckiser Korea apologizes for deadly sterilizers

Youkyung Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 3:40am

British consumer goods company Reckitt Benckiser apologized Monday for selling deadly disinfectants that killed or injured hundreds of people, five years after the government ordered the company to remove the products from shelves for health risks.

Young entrepreneurs gather for CEO trade show

Cara Ball, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 3:10am

Landscaping, interior design and locally produced and sold honey were just some of the businesses on display at the second Kokomo CEO trade show Wednesday.

Derailment affects commuter train service into Washington

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 1:50am

The derailment of a CSX train in Washington, D.C. is forcing some commuters to find a different way to work.

Lawmakers approve 'step therapy' and welfare reform bill

Melissa Hellmann, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 1:41am

Kansas legislators have approved a bill aimed at changing welfare policies and reducing prescription costs within the state's Medicaid program.

The Latest: Kansas Senate debating budget-balancing plan

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 1:00am

The Latest on the Kansas Legislature (all times local):

GOP advances budget fix it touts as protecting schools

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 12:30am

The Kansas House approved a budget-balancing plan early Monday morning after its Republican leaders touted it as a measure protecting public schools, even in giving GOP Gov. Sam Brownback broad discretion to cut spending across state government.

French leader says all new subs will be built in Australia

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 11:20pm

A new fleet of French-designed Australian submarines will be built in Australia on time and within budget, the French prime minister said on Monday.

The Latest: Police arrest protesters in Seattle

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 11:10pm

The Latest on May Day marches across the U.S. (all times local):

Companies crucial to energy exploration abandon $34B merger

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:00pm

Two companies crucial to the business of U.S. energy exploration have abandoned their planned $34 billion merger, the Justice Department said Sunday.

Correction: Venezuela-Minimum Wage story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 8:11pm

In a story April 30 about (topic), The Associated Press reported erroneously that the black market value of the new wage is about $50. The black market value is about $13.50.

Plane in fatal crash belonged to Vegas stunt-flying company

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 7:00pm

A single-engine plane that crashed and killed two people was owned by a Las Vegas-area tourism company that lets customers feel what it's like to be a fighter pilot.

Puerto Rico won't make $370 million in debt payments Monday

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 6:31pm

Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced that Puerto Rico's government will not make nearly $370 million in bond payments due Monday after a failure to restructure or find a political solution to the U.S. territory's spiraling public debt crisis.