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Pistorius trial grips viewers worldwide - Lompoc Record
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — During breaks in his murder trial, Oscar Pistorius sometimes confers intensely with his camp, murmuring in the ear of his chief defense lawyer. When witnesses testify, the double-amputee athlete takes notes or sits with ...
4 nations urge US gas exports amid Ukraine crisis - Lompoc Record
WASHINGTON (AP) — Four Central European nations are urging the U.S. to boost natural gas exports as a hedge against the possibility that Russia could cut off its supply of gas to Ukraine. Ambassadors from Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the ...
Independence plea by Ukrainian medalist in Sochi - Lompoc Record
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The first Ukrainian medalist of the Sochi Paralympics dedicated her achievement to "an independent Ukraine," appealing for peace as Russia intensifies its control of Crimea. Olena Iurkovska claimed bronze in the first ...
Why severe weather made little mark on US hiring - Lompoc Record
WASHINGTON (AP) — Last month's harsh winter weather cut across the U.S. economy, closing factories, canceling flights and keeping shoppers home. Employers, though, kept hiring. They added 175,000 jobs in February, the government said Friday, far more ...
Mom accused of driving into surf goes before judge - Lompoc Record
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A pregnant South Carolina woman accused of driving her minivan into the ocean in an attempt to kill her three children is set to appear before a judge. Ebony Wilkerson is scheduled to have a court hearing Saturday. She has been ...
Judge: 'Unfair' to jail Sharper indefinitely - Lompoc Record
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper has been ordered held in jail without bail by a Los Angeles judge, who warned that she would have to free him soon if charges aren't filed against him in a similar case in Louisiana. Friday's ...
China-bound Malaysian jet vanishes with 239 aboard - Lompoc Record
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Search and rescue crews across Southeast Asia scrambled on Saturday to find a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that disappeared from air traffic control screens over waters between Malaysia and Vietnam early that ...
Stern Israeli airport security measures questioned - Lompoc Record
JERUSALEM (AP) — Jack Angelides was about to board a flight out of Israel's international airport when he was given a curious choice that baffles him to this day. Traveling with a laptop and a stack of printed reading material, he was told to part with ...
Warriors ease past Hawks 111-97 in return home - Lompoc Record
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — David Lee had 18 points and six rebounds, reserve Jermaine O'Neal added 17 points and eight rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors returned home to beat the Atlanta Hawks 111-97 Friday night for their third straight win.
Pens beat Ducks 3-2 in shootout - Lompoc Record
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Evgeni Malkin scored the tying goal during a power play in the third period and Brandon Sutter got the deciding goal in a six-round shootout, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on ...