South Sudan alleges Khartoum role in new rebel offensive

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — South Sudan's military on Friday accused the Sudanese government of aiding a new rebel offensive in the southern country where oil fields are now threatened by fresh fighting.
Dutch art sleuth helps German police track down Nazi art

Two bronze horse statues by artist Josef Thorak are transported on a flatbed trailer in Bad Duerkheim, southwestern Germany, Thursday, May 21, 2015. A German investigation into black market art had recovered the two statues that once stood in front of Adolf Hitler's grand chancellery building in Berlin as well as other Nazi-era pieces that had been lost for decades. Police in five states conducted coordinated raids during more than a yearlong investigation into illegal art trafficking. (Fredrik von Erichsen/dpa via AP)THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch art sleuth best known for identifying works looted from Jewish owners by the Nazis said he helped German police recover two massive bronze horse sculptures crafted for Adolf Hitler, as more details emerged Friday about an amazing trove of Nazi-era art seized by authorities this week.



Ex-con who worked for rich family arrested in their deaths

This combination of undated photos provided by the Washington, D.C., police shows Daron Dylon Wint. The police issued a news release late Wednesday, May 20, 2015, saying they are looking for Wint in connection with last Thursday's quadruple homicide of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper inside their multimillion-dollar home. (Metropolitan Police Department via AP)WASHINGTON (AP) — About a week after the bodies of a wealthy D.C. family and their housekeeper were discovered after a fire in their mansion, an ex-convict who once worked for the businessman and is suspected in the killings has been arrested.



US consumer prices up a slight 0.1 percent in April

In this Thursday, April 2, 2015 photo, shoppers walk past a Dior luxury goods shop on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Labor Department releases the Consumer Price Index for April on Friday, May 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices were up slightly in April, but overall gains were held back by another decline in energy costs that offset the biggest one-month jump in medical care in eight years.



Deere ups guidance as construction offsets ag swoon

In this March 23, 2015 photo, John Deere lawn tractors are on display at a Home Depot in Robinson Township, Pa. Deere & Co. on Friday, May 22, 2015, reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $690.5 million. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — Solid sales in construction equipment offset a global agricultural slowdown for Deere, and the company raised its outlook for the year.





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