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Updated at 8:01 AM

BERLIN (AP) " A German earthquake monitoring center says that a 7.3 magnitude quake has occurred in the South Atlantic. The Potsdam-based German Research Centre for Geosciences, or GFZ, says the quake struck the South Georgia Island Region at a depth of about 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) early Friday. The site is about 1,500 miles east of the southern tip of Argentina.

Updated at 7:30 AM

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) " Experts hunting for the missing Malaysian airliner are attempting to define a new search area by studying where in the Indian Ocean the first piece of wreckage recovered from the lost Boeing 777 " a wing flap " most...

Updated at 6:01 AM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) " Retired Army Gen. John W. Vessey, who rose through the ranks in a 46-year military career to become chairman of the joint chiefs of staff and help oversee President Ronald Reagan's military buildup, has died. He was...

Updated at 5:58 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Alison and Bruno stood on the top step of the Olympic podium, holding back tears as the booming voices of the Carioca singing the Brazilian national anthem rose above the waves crashing against Copacabana beach. "In...

Updated at 5:44 AM

PITTSBURGH (AP) " Officials say one of two pedestrians struck by a car while leaving a Pittsburgh Pirates game at PNC Park last week has died. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office says 80-year-old William Gallagher died at a...

Updated at 5:39 AM

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) " A Pennsylvania woman who left a 4-year-old girl in a hot, locked car for hours last month is facing charges in the child's death. Twenty-eight-year-old Brittany Borgess was charged Thursday with involuntary...

Updated at 5:36 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Twenty-four hours after being pulled off a plane by law enforcement, two American Olympic swimmers were on their way home Friday after testifying about an alleged robbery that shocked and then deeply angered Brazilians when...

Updated at 5:26 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Carolina Panthers wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr. has a unique perspective on the exploits of Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, who has become the star of the final week of the Rio Olympics. Ginn competed against Bolt when...

Updated at 5:14 AM

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) " Tests in New Zealand confirmed an elderly woman who died last week was suffering from the type of bacteria that tainted local tap water and sickened thousands of people in a small North Island town, officials said...

Updated at 5:09 AM

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) " A U.S. federal appeals court has upheld the United Nations' immunity from a damage claim filed on behalf of 5,000 cholera victims who blame the U.N. for an epidemic of the deadly disease in Haiti. In a decision...

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