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Missing mariner is man who survived 12 days lost at sea
HONOLULU — A Hawaii fisherman is missing again, just a few months after surviving 12 days lost at sea. Ron Ingraham was rescued in December after putting out a mayday...
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:18:03 -0400)

Man scams firm for $375K for fake Pharrell show: FBI
PITTSBURGH — A man scammed a South Korean steel company out of $375,000 by claiming he worked with a Japanese talent agency that could help the company book a concert...
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:54:59 -0400)

Diet Pepsi ditching aspartame for different artificial sweetener
NEW YORK — PepsiCo says it’s dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer worries and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial sweetener commonly known as Splenda. The decision...
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:17:41 -0400)

Sisters missing for two weeks survive eating Girl Scout cookies
CRISP POINT, Mich. — Two sisters from Oklahoma and Nebraska missing for nearly two weeks in Michigan survived on Girl Scout cookies while stuck in their snow-crippled SUV until state...
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:12:39 -0400)

The day in photos
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 03:40:41 -0400)

Slain al Qaeda captive’s wife was hanging yellow ribbons at time of tragedy
ROCKVILLE, Md. — Warren Weinstein’s wife was hanging yellow ribbons on her block and praying for his safe return around the same time he was killed in a US drone...
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 01:46:24 -0400)

Hillary’s trade-deal flip-flop angered fellow Democrats
WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton’s rationale for flip-flopping to support a contentious Colombian free-trade agreement in 2009 was rejected by most Democrats in Congress, who voted against it, records show....
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 01:36:29 -0400)

For $50K, you can fire guns with the SEAL who ‘killed’ bin Laden
Gun-loving conservatives willing to pony up $50,000 for a fund-raiser can fire machine guns and other weapons with the ex-Navy SEAL who says he took out Osama bin Laden. Top...
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 01:29:58 -0400)

Mitt Romney ‘stunned’ by Clinton’s foreign donations
Millions in foreign donations to the Clinton Foundation make it look like Hillary Clinton “was bribed,” while serving as secretary of state, Mitt Romney said in a pointed jab at...
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:41:25 -0400)

Designer Malandrino sues ex-biz partner Elie Tahari for $15M
Fashion designer Catherine Malandrino is suing former business partner Elie Tahari for $15 million, claiming he turned her high-end couture into a bargain-basement clothing line. He also cut her out...
(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:33:36 -0400)