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Sudan protesters show resilience, employ Arab Spring tactics

Jan. 21, 2019 1:17 AM EST

CAIRO (AP) — The anti-government protests rocking Sudan for the past month are reminiscent of the Arab Spring uprisings of nearly a decade ago. Demonstrators, many in their 20s and 30s, are trying to remove an authoritarian leader and win freedoms and human rights. Activists challenging President Omar...

Pasta maker branches out with Trial & Error rum

Jan. 20, 2019 9:01 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — There's a new spirit in the Richmond area — a spirit of the rum variety. In the back of their pasta café and shop at 1606 W. Main St., husband-and-wife business partners John and Lolita Kreckman have converted a former office space into a small distillery. In the...

Hundreds rally in Sudan's capital for al-Bashir's ouster

Jan. 13, 2019 12:52 PM EST

CAIRO (AP) — Hundreds of protesters marched in and around Sudan's capital Khartoum on Sunday, the fourth week of unrest that began over skyrocketing prices and a failing economy but which now calls for the ouster of autocratic President Omar al-Bashir. Images circulated by activists online showed marches...

Body found in rubble brings toll to 4 in Paris bakery blast

Jan. 13, 2019 9:34 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — Paris Fire Department said rescuers have found a woman's body under the rubble of a bakery in Paris that was blown apart by a powerful explosion, bringing the overall death toll to four. The blast Saturday morning in the Rue de Trevise in north-central Paris also injured dozens of people....

The Latest: Paris street is devastated by gas blast; 3 dead

Jan. 12, 2019 3:55 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on blast at Paris bakery (all times local): 10 p.m. A powerful explosion apparently caused by a gas leak has blown apart a Paris bakery and devastated the street it was on, killing three people and injuring dozens. Witnesses described the explosion Saturday morning as deafening. It...

3 dead, dozens injured in Paris bakery gas leak explosion

Jan. 12, 2019 1:30 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — A powerful explosion apparently caused by a gas leak blew apart a Paris bakery on Saturday and devastated the street it was on, killing three people and injuring dozens as it blasted out windows and overturned nearby cars, French authorities said. Witnesses described the sound of the explosion...

CORRECTS: Paris prosecutor says bakery blast death toll 2, not 4 as previously announced by interior minister

Jan. 12, 2019 7:41 AM EST
PARIS (AP) — CORRECTS: Paris prosecutor says bakery blast death toll 2, not 4 as previously announced by interior minister. (Corrects APNewsAlert in which the French interior minister gave an incorrect death toll)

Paris fire department spokesman says blast at bakery injured 36 people, including 12 in critical condition

Jan. 12, 2019 6:12 AM EST
PARIS (AP) — Paris fire department spokesman says blast at bakery injured 36 people, including 12 in critical condition.

Paris police: Multiple injuries after explosion in Paris bakery believed linked to gas leak

Jan. 12, 2019 3:42 AM EST
PARIS (AP) — Paris police: Multiple injuries after explosion in Paris bakery believed linked to gas leak.

Chico's Bakery honored for famous Julia's Pepperoni Rolls

Jan. 5, 2019 1:50 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Sam Chico Sr., an ambitious young man, found himself in Morgantown when he decided to open up a bakery and dairy in the 1920s; but it wasn't an easy road to success. Chico arrived an immigrant with his mother and siblings. At age 8, he was the bread winner of the family by shining...