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American Heart Association

Study: Fish oil doesn’t help prevent heart attacks

(AP) – Eating fish is good for your heart but taking fish oil capsules does not help people at high risk of heart problems who are already taking medicines to prevent them, a large study […]

05/08/2013

Golden Gate Bridge with San Francisco skyline (AP Photo)

San Francisco airport won’t be renamed Harvey Milk

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco lawmaker said Tuesday that he has abandoned a proposal to rename San Francisco International Airport after slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk and instead plans to pursue getting […]

05/07/2013

Former Italian Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti (AP Photo)

Italy’s ex-premier Giulio Andreotti dies at 94

ROME (AP) — Giulio Andreotti was one of postwar Italy’s most powerful men: He helped draft the country’s constitution after World War II, served as its premier seven times and spent 60 years in parliament. […]

05/06/2013

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Fresno man hopes to fly around world in 36 days

FRESNO (AP) — On May 1, a 20-year-old pilot will take off from a Fresno airfield in a single-engine airplane. His destination: the record books. Jack Wiegand will attempt to get into the Guinness Book of World Records as the youngest ever to fly solo around the world.

04/15/2013

Amanda Knox (AP Photo)

Italian court orders new trial for Amanda Knox

ROME (AP) — Italy’s highest criminal court ordered a whole new trial for Amanda Knox and her former Italian boyfriend on Tuesday, overturning their acquittals in the gruesome slaying of her British roommate.

03/26/2013

Amanda Knox (AP Photo)

Knox awaits verdict from Italy’s highest court

ROME (AP) — Amanda Knox was waiting anxiously Monday to hear whether her ordeal is over or whether she will face trial again, as Italy’s top criminal court considered whether to overturn her acquittal in the murder of her roommate.

03/25/2013

Body of US pilot of missing F-16 found in Adriatic

ROME (AP) — The body of a U.S. Air Force pilot whose F-16 fighter jet went missing Monday during a nighttime training mission has been found in the Adriatic Sea.

01/31/2013

A U.S. Air Force F-16

Wreckage believed to be US F-16 found in Adriatic

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force says Italian rescue teams have recovered debris from the Adriatic Sea that is believed to belong to a U.S. F-16 fighter jet that went missing on Monday after taking off from a base in Italy.

01/29/2013

A U.S. Air Force F-16

US fighter jet missing on training mission

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says a U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter jet has gone missing over the Adriatic Sea, off the coast of Italy, during a training mission.

01/28/2013

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Smartphone makers post wins on separate continents

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The world’s top two smartphone makers have each scored significant victories on different continents that will enable Apple and Samsung to keep selling their products without legal interference this holiday season.

12/18/2012

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Officials: Iowa woman now world’s oldest person

JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) – A 115-year-old woman in Iowa has become the world’s oldest living person.

12/05/2012

Revised statue of John Paul II inaugurated in Rome

ROME (AP) – The city of Rome unveiled a revamped statue of Pope John Paul II on Monday after the first one was pilloried by the public and the Vatican. Artist Oliviero Rainaldi said he […]

11/19/2012

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