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Buhari: Nigeria embraces democracy, 1-party state behind us

Nigerian former Gen. Muhammadu Buhari speaks to journalists in Abuja, Nigeria, Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan conceded defeat to Buhari, a 72-year-old former military dictator, who was elected in a historic transfer of power following the nation's most hotly contested election ever. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari said Wednesday it was time "to heal wounds," a day after Nigeria's president conceded defeat in a bitterly fought election.

04/01/2015 - 09:06 AM


A day after missing deal deadline, Iran nuclear talks resume

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry waits for the start of a meeting on Iran's nuclear program with officials from Britain, France, Germany, China, the European Union and Iran at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Diplomats scrambled Tuesday to reach consensus on the outline of an Iran nuclear deal just hours ahead of a self-imposed deadline to produce an agreement. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool)LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Iran nuclear negotiators resumed talks here Wednesday, just hours after abandoning a March 31 deadline to reach the outline of a deal and agreeing to press on. However, as the discussions dragged on, three of the six foreign ministers involved left the talks, and prospects for agreement remained uncertain.

04/01/2015 - 09:05 AM


UN rights chief: Boko Haram fighters murdered captive women
BERLIN (AP) — The U.N.'s human rights chief said Wednesday his office has received reports that Boko Haram fighters retreating from advancing military forces in Nigeria murdered women and girls they had taken as "wives," along with other captives.
04/01/2015 - 09:01 AM


Albanian authorities evacuate village after oil well blast
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian authorities are evacuating residents of a village following an explosion at a Canadian-owned oil well. No injuries were reported.
04/01/2015 - 08:58 AM


American farmer among the winners in sanctions-hit Russia

In this handout photo taken on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, Justus Walker, center, poses with his family for a family photo near the eastern Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia. A Kansas-born farmer who uses his Siberian dairy smallholding to support his missionary work, Walker is among the winners in the year since Russia was hit by US and EU sanctions. He shot to fame in August, shortly after the Russian government banned food imports from the U.S. and much of Europe in response to what Russia says are unjustified sanctions against it over the Ukraine conflict. (AP Photo/ Justus Walker/ HO)MOSCOW (AP) — Kansas-born farmer Justus Walker is prospering in Russia — one year after the U.S. and European Union began imposing sanctions against his adopted country over its aggression in Ukraine.

04/01/2015 - 08:55 AM


Singer Joni Mitchell hospitalized in LA

Joni Mitchell is in hospital after being found unconsciousCanadian singer Joni Mitchell, one of the symbols of the Woodstock generation, was in intensive care in a Los Angeles hospital on Tuesday, according to her website. "Joni has been hospitalized. "Joni was found unconscious in her home this afternoon. "She is currently in intensive care undergoing tests and is awake and in good spirits.

04/01/2015 - 08:53 AM


European shares reverse early losses on strong factory data

People walk by an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Asian stock markets were lackluster Wednesday as China's manufacturing remained weak in February and a Japanese central bank survey showed businesses are wary about the economic outlook. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)TOKYO (AP) — European shares rebounded from early losses on Wednesday as a monthly survey showed factory output at a 10-month high in March, helped by strong growth in new business. Asian markets were lackluster after weak data from China and Japan.

04/01/2015 - 08:52 AM


Man killed by NSA police had lengthy record

In this image made from video and released by WJLA-TV, authorities investigate the scene of a accident near a gate to Fort Meade, Md., on Monday, March 30, 2015. A spokesman at Fort Meade says two people are being treated for injuries at one of the gates of the sprawling Army installation near Baltimore. (AP Photo/WJLA-TV) MANDATORY CREDITFORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Court documents show that a cross-dressing man killed during a violent encounter at the National Security Agency had a history of theft and assault, and was mistaken at least once for being a woman.

04/01/2015 - 08:51 AM


Mustafa Kamal resigns as ICC president

Former Bangladesh Cricket Board president Mustafa Kamal holds the World Cup Cricket trophy during its arrival on flight from India at the Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on February 3, 2011Mustafa Kamal resigned Wednesday as president of the International Cricket Council, accusing colleagues within the game's global body of acting "unlawfully". Kamal, a Bangladeshi national, said the ICC had robbed him of his right to hand out the prizes at the cricket World Cup that concluded in Melbourne on Sunday. Instead that honour went to India's Narayanaswami Srinivasan, who took over as ICC chairman last year. I am no longer ICC president," he told reporters in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka.

04/01/2015 - 08:45 AM


Iraqi minister says Tikrit to be recaptured within 'hours'

Iraqi security forces and allied Shiite militiamen celebrate as they hold a flag of the Islamic State group they captured in Tikrit, 80 miles (130 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants holed up in downtown Tikrit, going house to house Tuesday in search of snipers and booby traps, and the prime minister announced security forces had reached the city’s center. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's interior minister says security forces are battling the last remaining pockets of Islamic State militants in Tikrit and that he expects them to gain full control of the city "within the coming hours."

04/01/2015 - 08:45 AM


Hard money, soft standards? Tough questions for China's new bank

China scored a diplomatic coup by enticing almost 50 countries including key US allies to join its new development bankChina scored a diplomatic coup by enticing almost 50 countries including key US allies to join its new development bank. By Tuesday's deadline to seek founding membership of the $50 billion Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) a total of 49 countries and Taiwan had applied, the finance ministry and governments said. They include four of the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, 17 out of 34 members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and all 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Conspicuous by their absence are the United States and Japan.

04/01/2015 - 08:44 AM


GoDaddy revs up tech sector with Wall Street offering

GoDaddy storms into Wall Street with a stock offering aiming to revive the public markets' appetite for technologyGoDaddy, which has built its reputation trying to make Web hosting sexy, storms into Wall Street with a stock offering Wednesday aiming to revive the public markets' appetite for technology. Arizona-based GoDaddy is expected to raise more than $400 million in an initial public offering (IPO) which marks the end of a noticeable drought for the sector, which has been pumped up by cash from private equity investors. In another sign that seems to hint at keen investor interest, GoDaddy has raised the number of shares on offer from 22 to 23 million. GoDaddy, known for its provocative television ads with scantily clad women and its sponsorship of race car driver Danica Patrick, will be only the fourth IPO for the tech sector so far this year, according to Renaissance Capital.

04/01/2015 - 08:43 AM


Iran nuclear talks resume on seventh day after deadline missed

US Secretary of State John Kerry waits for the start of nuclear talks with Iranian officials at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland, on March 30, 2015Lausanne (AFP) - Foreign ministers from global powers resumed talks on curtailing Iran's nuclear programme Wednesday after missing a deadline to reach a framework deal, US officials said.

04/01/2015 - 08:35 AM


International court welcomes Palestinians as 123rd member

FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2014 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting of the Fatah revolutionary council in the West Bank city of Ramallah. The Palestinians formally join the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, as part of a broader effort to put international pressure on Israel and exact a higher price for its occupation of lands sought for a Palestinian state. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed, File)THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Palestinian Authority became a member of the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, with a low-key ceremony at the court's headquarters marking the high-stakes move.

04/01/2015 - 08:35 AM


Marshals reviewing procedures after inmate escapes hospital

Fairfax County, Va. Police Public Information Officer Roger Henrique updates reporters outside of Inova Fairfax Hospital Center in Falls Church, Va., Tuesdy, March 31, 2015, where a prisoner broke free from his security guard and took his gun. One shot was fired early Tuesday as a guard wrestled with a prisoner, who then fled a northern Virginia hospital with a gun setting off a lockdown and search, police said. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)ANNANDALE, Va. (AP) — Federal marshals are reviewing their security procedures after an inmate receiving treatment at a northern Virginia hospital overpowered a private guard, took her gun and set off a frenzied nine-hour manhunt.

04/01/2015 - 08:27 AM


Lufthansa executives visit Alpine crash site where 150 died

FILE - In this Thursday, March 26, 2015 file photo, rescue workers work at debris of the Germanwings jet at the crash site near Seyne-les-Alpes, France. Investigators recovering remains from all 150 people aboard a German passenger jet that crashed into the Alps have accelerated their timeframe for identifying and matching their DNA _ whether that be from a body part or only a shred of skin. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani, File)SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France (AP) — The heads of Lufthansa and its low-cost airline Germanwings are visiting the site of the crash that killed 150 people amid mounting questions about the co-pilot and how much his employers knew about his mental health.

04/01/2015 - 08:24 AM


States increasing production caps for microbreweries

Supporters clap after Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, center, signed Senate Bill 1030, Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at Four Peaks Brewery in Tempe, Ariz. The bill allows microbreweries to keep running their restaurants even as they grow into large beer producers. (AP Photo/Matt York)PHOENIX (AP) — Four Peaks Brewing Co. has grown over the last two decades from a historic red-brick microbrewery and restaurant into an Arizona staple that served nearly 1 million gallons of beer last year, including its popular Kilt Lifter ale.

04/01/2015 - 07:58 AM


Palestinians want leverage on Israel in international court

FILE - In this Saturday, April 26, 2014 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, center, speaks during a meeting with the Palestinian Central Council, a top decision-making body, at his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah. The Palestinians formally join the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, as part of a broader effort to put international pressure on Israel and exact a higher price for its occupation of lands sought for a Palestinian state. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed, File)RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinians formally joined the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, as part of a broader effort to put international pressure on Israel and exact a higher price for its occupation of lands sought for a Palestinian state.

04/01/2015 - 07:55 AM


French ex-president appears before financial investigators

Former French President and conservative party UMP leader Nicolas Sarkozy gives a speech following the final round of French local elections, in Paris, France, Sunday, March 29, 2015. French voters are choosing members of local councils in run off elections Sunday seen as a test for the far right National Front, which is expanding its presence in French politics. The mainstream conservative UMP party came out ahead in the first round, ahead of the National Front and the governing Socialists. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)PARIS (AP) — Three days after a resounding electoral victory for his conservative party, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is appearing before investigators probing financing of his failed 2012 re-election bid.

04/01/2015 - 07:54 AM


Man kills woman, himself in California office shooting

Medical personnel comfort each other after being evacuated by Fresno Police at the scene of a shooting at a medical clinic Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Fresno, Calif. A man and a woman were found dead after a shooting at the Eye Medical Clinic in downtown Fresno, police in central California said. (AP Photo/The Fresno Bee, John Walker)FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A Fresno man with a history of domestic violence stormed into a medical office building in California and fatally shot the mother of his five children before he killed himself.

04/01/2015 - 07:51 AM


Gaza artist gobbles up valuable Banksy mural on war debris

An empty frame doorway is seen standing on the rubble of a destroyed building that was damaged in last summer's Israel-Hamas war, without a door painting, presumably painted by British street graffiti artist Banksy, east of Jebaliya, in the northern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Artworks by the elusive British graffiti artist Banksy are typically sold for hundreds of thousands of dollars, but in the Gaza Strip a local painter has succeeded in purchasing a Banksy original for less than $200. The popular street artist is believed to have sneaked into Gaza in February, leaving behind four murals including one drawn on a metal door that depicted a Greek goddess cowering against the rubble of a destroyed house. The painting of the goddess Niobe, titled "Bomb Damage," was drawn on the lone remaining part of a two-story house belonging to the Dardouna family in Jabaliya, northern Gaza Strip. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A 33-year-old Gaza man says he has been duped into selling a valuable work by British graffiti artist Banksy for less than $200 to a local artist.

04/01/2015 - 07:50 AM


Natural causes or accident likely in Getty heir death

An officer stands outside a home in the Hollywood Hills area of Los Angeles, Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Police say a man was found dead at the home of Andrew Getty, heir to Getty oil fortune. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andrew Getty, among the heirs in a family whose name is synonymous with elite American wealth, was found dead in his Hollywood Hills home from was most likely natural causes or an accident, authorities and family members said.

04/01/2015 - 07:47 AM


Japan's Takeda offers $2.2 bn to settle US drug lawsuits: report

Takeda Pharmaceutical has offered $2.2 billion to settle US claims linked to its diabetes drug Actos, report saysJapan's top drugmaker Takeda Pharmaceutical has offered $2.2 billion to settle US claims linked to its diabetes drug Actos, in what would be one of the biggest US payouts over patient lawsuits, a report said Wednesday. Citing three people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg News said the firm has offered the huge settlement to close more than 8,000 lawsuits alleging it concealed the medicine's cancer risks. Last year a federal jury in Louisiana ordered Takeda and US-based Eli Lilly & Co. to pay a combined $9.0 billion in damages to a patient who said Actos had caused his bladder cancer. Takeda has faced at least nine trials since 2013 over claims it tried to cover up Actos' cancer risks, including the Louisiana trial.

04/01/2015 - 07:46 AM


Spurs burn Heat in rematch of last year's final

Kawhi Leonard, pictured earlier in the season, scored a game-high 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds as the defending champion San Antonio Spurs returned to Miami for the first time since last year's Finals and delivered a 95-81 defeat to the HeatThe defending champion San Antonio Spurs returned to Miami for the first time since last year's NBA Finals and delivered a 95-81 defeat to the struggling Heat. Kawhi Leonard scored a game-high 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds while French guard Tony Parker added 16 points and a game-high five assists and Tim Duncan contributed 12 points and pulled down 11 rebounds. It was the 14th win in 17 games for the Spurs and their fourth in a row, boosting San Antonio to 48-26 on the season, one loss behind Portland for fifth place in the Western Conference.

04/01/2015 - 07:34 AM


Live in a Porsche? Designer labels draw Miami home buyers

This March 2, 2015 photo shows the under-construction Porsche Design Tower in Sunny Isles Beach, Fla. With a slew of residential and hotel developments, Miami is embracing the notion that homes, like cars, handbags and jewelry, should carry luxe designer labels. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach)SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Florida (AP) — The wow factor for Miami's skyscraper condos no longer comes from a dazzling Atlantic Ocean view.

04/01/2015 - 07:15 AM


Indiana debate exposes Republican divisions

FILE - In this March 19, 2015 file photo, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush visits the Georgia Capitol in Atlanta. Republicans hoped to avoid a debate over social issues heading into the next presidential contest. Yet the backlash over a so-called religious freedom law in Indiana is highlighting the party’s overwhelming opposition to same-sex marriage and forcing the GOP’s leading presidential contenders to weigh in. “I think Gov. Pence has done the right thing,” former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said in a March 30, radio interview. He said the law was "simply allowing people of faith space to be able to express their beliefs.” (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — It is a debate many Republicans hoped to avoid.

04/01/2015 - 07:11 AM


Next-generation GMOs: Pink pineapples and purple tomatoes

This image provided by The John Innes Centre, UK, shows a salad made with red and purple tomatoes. A small British company is planning to apply for U.S. permission to produce and sell purple tomatoes that have high levels of anthocyanins, compounds found in blueberries that some studies show lower the risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer. The Food and Drug Administration would have to approve any health claims used to sell the products. Cancer-fighting pink pineapples, heart-healthy purple tomatoes and less fatty vegetable oils may someday be on grocery shelves alongside more traditional products. (AP Photo/Andrew Davis, The John Innes Centre, UK)WASHINGTON (AP) — Cancer-fighting pink pineapples, heart-healthy purple tomatoes and less fatty vegetable oils may someday be on grocery shelves alongside more traditional products.

04/01/2015 - 07:10 AM


After Christie's privatization, NJ lottery missing targets

In this March 24, 2015, file photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie calls on an audience member to ask a question during a town hall meeting at the Hanover Township Community Center in Whippany, N.J. Christie’s move to privatize the state’s lottery’s operations has made the system more inefficient and costly _ all while financially benefiting lobbyists and public relations firms close to the governor, The Associated Press has found. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — When Chris Christie privatized New Jersey's lottery two years ago, he said its new overseers would "modernize and maximize" the games.

04/01/2015 - 07:09 AM


Curry and Thompson help Warriors beat Clippers 110-106

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, left, dribbles behind his back while Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul, right, falls to the court during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Curry snaked through the paint, came out near his bench, dribbled behind his back and faked Chris Paul to the floor on a jumper from the left corner, drawing oohs from the crowd.

04/01/2015 - 06:50 AM


LEADING OFF: Kluber vs Bumgarner, Swisher back

San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner throws during batting practice prior to a spring training exhibition baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)A look at what's happening around spring training in Florida and Arizona today:

04/01/2015 - 06:45 AM


Still scoring after all these years, Ovechkin gets 50th goal

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, skates with the puck against Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Justin Faulk (27) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin is 29, and his hair is flecked with gray nowadays. His coaches and linemates keep changing, as have the ways opponents try to stop him.

04/01/2015 - 06:42 AM


German cop awaits verdict in cannibalism website killing

Detlev Guenzel (C) sits next to his lawyer Endrik Wilhelm (L) as he waits for the opening of his trial on August 22, 2014 at the court in Dresden, eastern GermanyA verdict is expected Wednesday in the trial of a German former police officer who allegedly killed a willing victim he met on a website for cannibalism fetishists. Detlev Guenzel, 57, stands accused of murder driven by sexual lust and disturbing the peace of the dead although there is no evidence that he ate any part of his victim. Lawyers representing the family of the deceased, 59-year-old Polish-born Wojciech Stempniewicz, have requested a 15-year sentence, usually the maximum in a murder case. Prosecutors said they stopped short of this demand because Stempniewicz said he wanted to die.

04/01/2015 - 06:32 AM


Thousands strike at Nike, Adidas shoe factory in Vietnam
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Thousands of Vietnamese workers at a major footwear factory were on strike for a sixth day Wednesday over a social insurance law in a rare challenge to government policy.
04/01/2015 - 06:20 AM


Singer Joni Mitchell hospitalized in Los Angeles

FILE - Joni Mitchell arrives to the Hammer Museum's "Gala In The Garden" in this Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 file photo taken in Los Angeles. Mitchell was hospitalized in Los Angeles on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 according to the Twitter account and website of the folk singer and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, but details on her condition have not been released. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joni Mitchell was in intensive care in a Los Angeles-area hospital on Tuesday, according to the Twitter account and website of the folk singer and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer.

04/01/2015 - 06:10 AM


Coroner: Death of Andrew Getty appears natural or accident

An officer stands outside a home in the Hollywood Hills area of Los Angeles, Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Police say a man was found dead at the home of Andrew Getty, heir to Getty oil fortune. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The death at a Hollywood Hills home Tuesday of Andrew Getty, one of the heirs to the fortune of one of the wealthiest and best-known families in American history, was most likely from natural causes or an accident, authorities and family members said.

04/01/2015 - 05:53 AM


Senior drivers strive to stay on the road

Don Robertson, 66, right, smiles as he prepares to give a lift to Mary Roberts, 88, amid a snowstorm on the first day of spring in Toms River, NJ on March 20, 2015Don Robertson isn't the type to let a snowstorm on the first day of spring -- or his age -- stop him from doing his appointed rounds. "Driving means to keep motivated," says "Mr. Don" as he set outs in his SUV to pick up a fellow Jersey Shore senior who no longer holds a driver's license. Nearly 85 percent held driver's licenses in 2010, compared to barely half in the early 1970s, according to American Automobile Association (AAA) research. "We know through research that older drivers are among the safest on the road," said Jacob Nelson, the AAA's director of traffic safety advocacy and research.

04/01/2015 - 05:43 AM


Gary Dahl, creator of the Pet Rock, dies at 78

Gary Dahl, originator of the Pet Rock, holds Pet Rock items in 1976. Gary Ross Dahl, the creator of the wildly popular 1970s fad the Pet Rock, has died at age 78 in southern Oregon. Dahl's wife, Marguerite Dahl, confirmed Tuesday March 31, 2015 that her husband of 40 years died March 23 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (AP Photo/San Francisco Chronicle, File) MANDATORY CREDITJACKSONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — Gary Ross Dahl, the creator of the wildly popular 1970s fad the Pet Rock, has died at age 78 in southern Oregon.

04/01/2015 - 05:41 AM


On Cuban isle once home to Americans, a look back and ahead

In this Friday, March 20, 2015 photo, Fidelia Rodriguez and her son Camilo hold old photos of U.S. citizen Daniel Smith and his family from before the Cuban Revolution in the Isle of Pines, Cuba. Fidelia's father worked as a gardener for the Smiths before the family's property was confiscated by the new government. (AP Photo/Milexy Duran)ISLA DE LA JUVENTUD, Cuba (AP) — Fidelia Rodriguez looks at photos of the Smith family, the Americans who once owned the home she has lived in all her life. She lives behind the big house where the Smiths raised their children, a property now owned by the Cuban state. Her home was the servants' quarters.

04/01/2015 - 05:28 AM


Nigeria elects Buhari as president in historic vote

Nigerians celebrate in the flashpoint northern city of Kaduna on March 31, 2015 the victory of main opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Mohammadu BuhariChallenger Muhammadu Buhari won Nigeria's presidential election by 2.57 million votes, official results showed Wednesday, defeating incumbent Goodluck Jonathan in the first democratic change of power in Africa's most populous nation. The gripping contest also capped a remarkable transformation for 72-year-old former army general Buhari, who led a tough military regime in the 1980s but now describes himself as a "converted democrat". Thousands spilled onto the streets of northern Nigeria's biggest city, Kano, in celebration, shouting campaign slogan "Sai Buhari" ("Only Buhari") as he took an unassailable lead with one state to declare. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said Buhari won 15,424,921 votes, or 53.95 percent, of the 28,587,564 total valid ballots cast.

04/01/2015 - 05:10 AM


Djokovic defeats Dolgopolov in Miami; Venus Williams loses

Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, returns to Alexandr Dolgopolo, of Ukraine, at the Miami Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Before the first set ended Tuesday, Novak Djokovic had busted a racket in anger, drawn jeers from the crowd and received two code violations, which cost him a point penalty.

04/01/2015 - 04:58 AM



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