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Asian markets start week lower. Tokyo slumps 3.6 percent

Sunday, 9:19 PM

People are reflected on the electronic board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 2, 2016. Asian stock markets fell Monday as investors displayed their disappointment over the lack of further stimulus from Japan's central bank. The surge in the Japanese yen and a bleak outcome from a monthly factory managers' survey did little to lighten the gloom. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Monday as investors registered their disappointment over the lack of fresh stimulus from Japan's central bank. The surge in the Japanese yen and bleak readings from a monthly factory managers' survey did little to lighten the gloom.


Solar-powered plane to soar again on round-the-world flight

Sunday, 9:07 PM

"Solar Impulse 2", piloted by Swiss adventurer Bertrand Piccard, flies over the Golden Gate bridge in San Francisco, CaliforniaSolar Impulse 2, an experimental aircraft flying around the world to draw attention to clean energy technologies, is to take flight again on Monday, organizers said. Pilot Andre Borschberg will take off at 12:00 GMT (5:00AM PT) taking advantage of a "clear weather window" for him to fly from the Mojave Desert to Phoenix Goodyear Airport in Arizona -- an effort that should take about 16 hours, they said. The plane has been in California for a week since crossing the Pacific to land in Mountain View.


Trump gets outside help for potential GOP convention battle

Sunday, 8:19 PM

FILE - In this April 27, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures during a campaign stop in Indianapolis. Trump has a Plan B on campaign money, and it involves the sort of outside groups that he has called "corrupt." While the political newcomer might lock up the Republican presidential nomination in the next six weeks of voting, he and his allies are simultaneously mounting a public pressure campaign in case he falls short and finds himself at a contested convention this summer in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has a Plan B if he's faced with a contested convention, and it involves the sort of outside groups that he's called "corrupt."


French journalist infiltrates jihadist cell for six months

Sunday, 8:16 PM

A French Muslim journalist went underground to film a documentary entitled "Allah's Soldiers", which gives an insight into the minds of young jihadists in the countryA French journalist infiltrated a cell of would-be jihadists, filming them with a hidden camera as they plotted an attack in the name of the Islamic State group, before they were arrested, he told AFP. The journalist, a Muslim using the pseudonym Said Ramzi, carried out the investigation for a documentary entitled "Allah's Soldiers" which gives an insight into the minds of young jihadists, and will be shown in France on Monday night. "They had the misfortune of being born in the era that the Islamic State exists.


Raptors advance after Game 7 win over Pacers

Sunday, 8:10 PM

NBA: Playoffs-Indiana Pacers at Toronto Raptors(The Sports Xchange) - DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points and the Toronto Raptors defeated the Indiana Pacers 89-84 in the seventh game of their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series Sunday night. The Raptors advance to face the Miami Heat in the second round, with Game 1 on Tuesday in Toronto. The Heat eliminated the Charlotte Hornets in Game 7 earlier on Sunday.


Thompson pours in 37 as Warriors jump on Blazers

Sunday, 7:35 PM

NBA: Playoffs-Portland Trail Blazers at Golden State Warriors(The Sports Xchange) - If the Golden State Warriors miss Stephen Curry, they sure did not show it in their first-round playoff series against the Houston Rockets. Klay Thompson bombed in a game-high 37 points and Draymond Green recorded his second career postseason triple-double as the Warriors ran off early from the Portland Trail Blazers en route to a 118-106 victory in Game 1 of the Western Conference semi-finals on Sunday.


Fire heavily damages historic New York City church

Sunday, 9:22 PM

Firefighters battle flames at the historic Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava, Sunday, May 1, 2016, in New York. The church that was constructed in the early 1850s and was designated a New York City landmark in 1968. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)NEW YORK (AP) — It was a day of sadness for Orthodox worshippers who celebrated Easter at a historic church in Manhattan on Sunday, just hours before it was destroyed in a raging fire that sent plumes of smoke billowing into the skyline.


Seattle arrests made as May Day marchers take to streets

Sunday, 9:21 PM

Hundreds of May Day marchers chanting slogans and carrying signs - these say 'Immigrant Workers Want Respect"- and at least one Donald Trump piñata, take to the streets of Los Angeles, calling for immigrant and worker rights and decrying what they see as hateful presidential campaign rhetoric, Sunday, May 1, 2016. It's one of several events in cities nationwide to call for better wages for workers, an end to deportations and support for an Obama administration plan to give work permits to immigrants in the country illegally whose children are American citizens.(David Crane/Los Angeles Daily News via AP) LA TIMES OUT VENTURA COUNTY STAR OUTSEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police used pepper spray Sunday evening to disperse black-clad anti-capitalist protesters authorities say threw rocks, flares, bricks and Molotov cocktails at officers during a rowdy May Day gathering.


Capital Group leaders look to rein in inflated CEO pay

Sunday, 9:21 PM

Alan Berro, Capital Group portfolio manager, is seen in an undated handout picture provided by Capital GroupBy Ross Kerber BOSTON (Reuters) - The usually close-mouthed Capital Group is speaking up on executive pay - throwing more brickbats than bouquets. "There has been this continued escalation where everybody wants to be in the upper quartile," Alan Berro, senior portfolio manager at Capital Group, told Reuters. Berro's comments are important because Capital Group, which oversees the big American Funds mutual fund family, is one of the largest holders of U.S. stocks and is emerging as one of the toughest critics of corporate compensation.


As oil plows through $45 a barrel, U.S. producers rush to lock in prices

Sunday, 9:03 PM

Oil pump jacks are seen next to a strawberry field in OxnardThe flurry of dealing kicked off when prices pierced $45 per barrel earlier in April. While it was not clear if oil prices will remain at current levels, it may also be a sign producers are preparing to add rigs and ramp up output. This week, Pioneer Natural Resources Co , a major producer in the Permian shale basin of West Texas, said it would add rigs with oil prices above $50 per barrel.


13 Recipes That Prove Kale Doesn't Have To Suck

Sunday, 8:50 PM

Photo by Katherine BakerKale: it's healthy, delicious, versatile, and punny on a sweatshirt. Rich in calcium, protein, and folate, kale is truly super.We've rounded up 13 delicious ways to eat kale so you can satisfy the basic bitch in you. Go on, you know you want to #kale.1. Kale Breakfast SmoothiePhoto by Abby FarleyStart your day off with...

19 Healthy Portable Lunches Anyone Can Make

Sunday, 8:48 PM

Photo by Gabby PhiWhen you're rushing all day, it can be hard to have a healthy lunch. Americans spend around $1,000 on lunch every year, so save yourself some dough and try out these delicious, portable lunches you can throw in your bag ad eat anywhere.Walnut Cranberry Kale SaladPhoto by Chelsea AyukawaThe combination of sweet corn, earthy...