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Ukraine making plans to pull troops from Crimea

 

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's government said Wednesday it has begun drawing up plans to pull its troops from Crimea, where Russia is steadily taking formal control as its armed forces seize military installations across the disputed peninsula.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 March 2014

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Malaysia: Files were deleted from flight simulator

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Investigators are trying to restore files deleted last month from the home flight simulator of the pilot aboard the missing Malaysian plane to see if they shed any light on the disappearance, Malaysia's defense minister said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 March 2014

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Yellen to enter spotlight as new leader of Fed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Investors will be watching closely Wednesday for any hints of how a Janet Yellen-led Federal Reserve might differ from the path set by her predecessor, Ben Bernanke.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 March 2014

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Ukraine officials denied Crimea entry; base taken

SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (AP) — Authorities in Crimea denied entry to Ukraine's defense minister and another official Wednesday when they tried to travel to the peninsula to defuse tensions, a Russian news agency reported, as militiamen stormed the Ukrainian navy's headquarters and took it over.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 March 2014

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London 'draining life' from rest of UK economy

LONDON (AP) — There's London. And then there's the rest of the country.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 March 2014

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Campaign finance reports hint at parties' goals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are trying to convert hard-won gains in statehouses to successes in this November's congressional elections and the 2016 race for the White House, according to a review of their campaign finance reports.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 March 2014

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Stolen Colorado hotel cat found safe, scared

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — The beloved hotel cat that was snatched over the weekend in Fort Collins has been found safe but scared.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 March 2014

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Despite opposition, many landowners await pipeline

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — If the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline ever gains approval, Ronald Weber will watch from his farmhouse as workers lay the line beneath a half-mile of his cropland in northeast Nebraska.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

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