Michael Phelps wins 100 fly heat in comeback meet

Michael Phelps warms up prior to competing in the 100-meter butterfly during the Arena Grand Prix, Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Mesa, Ariz. It is Phelps' first competitive event after a nearly two-year retirement. (AP Photo/Matt York)MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Phelps has qualified fastest for the 100-meter butterfly final in his first competition since retiring after the 2012 London Olympics.



Family of slain TSA agent files claim for $25M

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The widow and two children of a security screener killed in an attack at Los Angeles International Airport last year have filed a $25 million claim against the city of Los Angeles.
Timbuktu's storied mausoleums to rise from ruins

In this photo taken on Friday, April 4, 2014, Mohamed Maouloud Ould Mohamed, the care taker of the tomb's at the Timbuktu’s mausoleums pray at a damaged tomb's in Timbuktu, Mali. Masons working to restore Timbuktu’s storied mausoleums are worried that the coming rains could wreak even more damage on the buildings, many of which are barely more than a heap of mud bricks following attacks by the Islamist radicals who overran northern Mali. (AP Photo/Baba Ahmed) ITIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — Roofs are torn off, mud bricks are strewn about and walls barely rise from the desert dunes where Timbuktu's storied mausoleums once stood and are now in ruins. Islamic radicals swept in and tore them apart as totems of idolatry, along with other symbols of the fabled city.



Facebook buys fitness tracker startup behind Moves

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook acquired the startup behind the popular fitness tracking app Moves as it expands beyond its namesake service into a company with multiple, differentiated mobile apps.
Kerry sees way forward on Mideast peace: 'We will never give up hope' for that possibility

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kerry sees way forward on Mideast peace: 'We will never give up hope' for that possibility.


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