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AP Photos: Christians seek hope in Easter events

From the splendor of the Vatican to some of the world's most troubled regions, Christians worldwide sought hope Sunday in their religion's holiest event - the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. In Rome, Pope Francis made an Easter plea for peace ...

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H&M snares America's hottest fashion designer to create new collection

The Alexander Wang x H&M collection, featuring apparel and accessories for women and men, will be available in 250 stores worldwide and online starting November 6. "Alexander Wang is one of the most important voices in fashion today," said Margareta ...

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Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

Reflecting the worldwide reach of the Catholic church, faithful read aloud prayers and passages from the Bible in Hindu, French, Chinese, German, Korean, Spanish, Italian and English. ___. Follow Frances D'Emilio on Twitter at www.twitter.com/fdemilio ...

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Delay in ferry evacuation puzzles maritime experts

"It's important because in the case that there is an evacuation order eventually, people are prepared," said Len Roueche, CEO of Interferry, a Canada-based association that represents the ferry industry worldwide. Members of the Korea Research ...

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Documents detail another delayed GM recall

The Ion was one of a few GM cars included in a March 31 recall of 1.5 million vehicles worldwide to replace the power steering motors; the recall also covered some older Saturn Auras, Pontiac G6s and Chevrolet Malibus. If cars lose power steering, they ...

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FBI probe of NTTA includes Wendy Davis file, Travis DA's office says

AUSTIN — Documents related to Sen. ... The Travis County district attorney's office said last month that details from its review of a 2012 complaint that a rival filed about Davis' legal and political activities were “the subject of an open ...

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National energy boom blurs political battle lines

DENVER (AP) — The U.S. energy boom is blurring the traditional political battle lines across the country. Democrats are split between environmentalists and business and labor groups, with the proposed Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline a major wedge.

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Nigeria preacher: Healer or controversial leader?

The service is beamed worldwide. This is T.B. Joshua, one of the best-known preachers in Africa and among the most profitable in Nigeria, the go-to faith healer and spiritual guide for leaders such as the late Ghanaian president John Atta Mills ...

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Strong makes Texas debut with spring scrimmage

AUSTIN, TX - JANUARY 6: University of Texas president Bill Powers, left and athletic director Steve Patterson, right, introduce new Longhorns head football coach Charlie Strong from Louisville during a press conference January 6, 2014 at Darrell K.

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Pinballz Kingdom to open off I-35, just south of Austin

The former Dorset Truck Stop, visible from Interstate Highway 35, is quickly transforming into Pinballz Kingdom, the latest business endeavor of Darren and Mikki Spohn. The Spohns opened Pinballz Arcade in North Austin in 2010, and they say the success ...

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Abbott: Armed school employees OK under Texas law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Attorney General Greg Abbott says Texas school districts that authorize employees to carry handguns aren't violating state law. The Texas Legislature last year approved a measure allowing rural districts that can't afford police ...

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Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law

Updated today at 3:33 AM. WASHINGTON (AP) — A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more people signing up overall and a much-needed spark of interest among young adults.

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Obama hails health care sign-ups

FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2014 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. Striving for unity among Democrats rather than compromise with Republicans, President Barack Obama ...

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UT's athletics director sour on college sports unionization

Patterson eventually found a replacement in Charlie Strong, formerly the head coach at the University of Louisville. Strong took over the football program in early January. Chad Swiatecki covers Austin's creative industries, health care and education.

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Golden Seeds angel group not ready to add other Texas offices

Alexander Kalina. Golden Seeds LLC, the most active angel investment group in the nation, plans to operate its lone Texas chapter from Dallas and has no plans to add an Austin office. Christopher Calnan: Staff Writer- Austin Business Journal: Email ...

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Texas officials say gang membership exceeds 100K

AUSTIN, Texas -- State public safety officials say they believe more than 100,000 people are members of gangs that are a threat to public safety in Texas. The estimate was released Thursday as part of an annual report issued by the state Department of ...

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New radio station Fringe Austin 105.3 FM goes on air Monday with JB and Sandy

Fringe Austin, the city's newest radio station, is launching Monday, April 21 and bringing your old morning show friends, J.B. and Sandy, back to the airwaves. Early Thursday morning, local radio veteran Bob Cole of KOKE FM announced that Fringe Austin ...

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Frisco technology company plans relocation to Austin

A North Texas tech security company plans to relocate with its 21 employees to Austin this summer and grow to 80 employees next year. Encryptics Inc., the developer of data rights management software, is now based in Frisco. The company is negotiating ...

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New York political leader Basil Paterson dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Basil Paterson, a longtime New York political powerhouse and the father of former Gov. David Paterson, has died, his family said Thursday. He was 87. Paterson died at 10 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Sinai Hospital, according to a family ...

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