Super Bowl champ Seahawks in NFL opener

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning passes during their game against the Seattle Seahawks at Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014New York (AFP) - The Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers will kick off the 2014 National Football League's regular season, the league announced.



China to open 8 state industries for investment

BEIJING (AP) — China's government said it would open 80 projects in eight state-run industries to private and foreign investors as part of efforts to make its slowing economy more efficient.
Small Wyoming town evacuated after gas explosion

This image provided by Rachel Anderson shows officials at the site of an explosion and fire at a natural gas processing facility and major national pipeline hub, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Opal, Wyo. Officials said there are no reports of injuries and the residents of Opal have been evacuated to an area about 3 miles outside the town as a precaution. Opal has about 95 residents and is about 100 miles northeast of Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rachel Anderson)OPAL, Wyo. (AP) — A small town in southwest Wyoming was evacuated Wednesday after an explosion and fire at a natural gas processing facility and major national pipeline hub. There were no reports of injuries.



Body of Korean boy who raised ferry alarm believed found

Divers operate at the site where the capsized passenger ship Sewol sank, during the search and rescue operation in the sea off JindoBy James Pearson and Kahyun Yang SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean boy whose shaking voice first raised the alarm that an overloaded ferry with hundreds of children on board was sinking has been found drowned in the underwater wreckage of the ship, his parents believe, the coastguard said on Thursday. More than 300 people, most of them students and teachers from the Danwon High School, are dead or missing presumed dead in the April 16 disaster. Of the 476 passengers and crew on board, 339 were children and teachers from the school in Ansan, a gritty suburb on the outskirts of Seoul, who were on an outing to Jeju. As the ferry began sinking, the crew told the children to stay in their cabins.



Dubinsky, Foligno lift CBJ to 1st home playoff win

Columbus Blue Jackets celebrate their win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 4 of a first-round NHL playoff hockey series Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Columbus, Ohio. The Blue Jackets defeated the Penguins 4-3 in overtime. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In the dressing room after Brandon Dubinsky's late goal forced overtime, Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nick Foligno half-jokingly said he'd get the winner.





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