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Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

By AUDREY McAVOY

WAIALUA, Hawaii (AP) — You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.

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Alleged fraudster visits Austrian police, arrested

VIENNA (AP) — A German sought by authorities for alleged fraud has been arrested in Austria — after dropping into a police station to ask officers whether he was under investigation.

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At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

By JIM HEINTZ

<pp_img type="node" title="Ukraine" caption="A boy rides a bicycle past a building with Russian and Ukrainian national flags and words reading "Ukraine had sold herself for dollars Russia" in Uspenka village, 4 kilometers (2.8 miles) to the Ukrainian-Russian border, Donbas region, Ukraine, Friday, April 18, 2014.

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Captain of sunken SKorean ferry, 2 crew arrested

By YOUKYUNG LEE and FOSTER KLUG

<pp_img type="node" title="South Korea Ship Sinking" caption="Lee Joon-seok, center, the captain of the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast, leaves a court which issued his arrest warrant in Mokpo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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Va. Beach mulls arena that could lure NBA, NHL

By BROCK VERGAKIS

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Beach metropolitan area is one of the largest in the country without a major professional sports team, and numerous attempts to lure one here have repeatedly left sports fans in the area disappointed.

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Ryan Getzlaf leads Ducks past Stars 3-2 in Game 2

By GREG BEACHAM

<pp_img type="node" title="Stars Ducks Hockey" caption="Anaheim Ducks' Corey Perry, center, celebrates his goal as he skates past Dallas Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen, left, of Finland, and Stars' Trevor Daley during the second period in Game 2 of the first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series, Friday, April 18, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C.

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Police raid LA Times building after threat reports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police say they have locked down the Los Angeles Times building in downtown LA after receiving reports of a possible gunman inside.

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Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

By JULIE PACE

WASHINGTON (AP) — People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama’s signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government’s vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed computer virus.

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2 charged in Montrose County motorcycle death

MONTROSE, Colo. (AP) — Two men face charges in the death of a motorcyclist who ran into a rope and chain the men had allegedly stretched across a southwestern Colorado highway to retrieve an elk carcass, authorities said Friday.

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Former Blue Angels commander relieved of duty

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Navy says a California-based officer has been relieved of duty because of unspecified alleged misconduct while he was commanding officer of the Blue Angels precision flying team.

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