Stalled replica pirate ship towed to port after crew rescued

BOSTON (AP) — A disabled Canadian replica pirate ship whose nine crewmembers were rescued by the Coast Guard has been towed to a southern Maine shipyard.
Woman recants allegation ex-Alabama player assaulted her

In a March 13, 2015 photo, Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor (53) jogs from station to station during Alabama's first spring football practice at the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Taylor was removed from the Alabama team Monday, March 30, 2015, after a domestic violence arrest over the weekend. (AP Photo/AL.com, Vasha Hunt) MAGS OUTTUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The woman who said former Alabama football player Jonathan Taylor assaulted her has recanted the allegations and was arrested.



Serena Williams earns 700th win to reach Miami Open semis

RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT 400TH to 700TH WIN - Serena Williams poses with a cake celebrating her 700th career win after she defeated Sabine Lisicki during their quarterfinal match at the Miami Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, April 1, 2015, in Key Biscayne, Fla. Williams won the match 7-6 (4), 1-6, 6-3. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Seven-time champion Serena Williams overcame some shaky play Wednesday for her 700th career victory, beating Sabine Lisicki 7-6 (4), 1-6, 6-3 to reach the semifinals of the Miami Open.



US stocks fall on weak economic data

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as the website hosting service GoDaddy makes its initial public offering on April 1, 2015 in New YorkNew York (AFP) - Wall Street stocks Wednesday fell for a second day in a row after disappointing US data stoked concerns about economic growth.



What happens next in marathon bomber's death penalty trial

This undated file photo provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, charged in the Boston Marathon bombing. Prosecutors rested their case against Tsarnaev on Monday, March 30, 2015, after jurors saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the devastating injuries suffered by the three people who died in the 2013 terror attack. (AP Photo/FBI, File)BOSTON (AP) — Now that the prosecution and defense have rested in the first phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial, there are a few steps left before jurors begin deliberating. After the jury reaches a verdict, the same jury will hear evidence in a second phase of the trial to determine whether Tsarnaev, 21, should be executed or spend the rest of his life in prison.





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