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'Vote them out!': Hundreds of thousands demand gun control

In a historic groundswell of youth activism, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied across the U.S. against gun violence Saturday, vowing to transform fear and grief into a "vote-them-out" ...

Blues stop Blue Jackets' 10-game winning streak with 2-1 win

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The St. Louis Blues got things going early and put an end to the Columbus Blue Jackets' 10-game winning streak with a big victory over their own.

2 firefighters killed, 3 injured trying to reach fatal wreck

PRATT, W.Va. (AP) — Two West Virginia firefighters were killed and three others were injured when a volunteer fire department's truck flipped while responding to a call about a highway accident that also had three fatalities, authorities said Saturday night.

Ex-Aussie captain Clarke wishes ball tampering just a dream

The Australian cricket team's ball-tampering scandal has been called a "national day of shame" by several ex-cricketers. And former captain Michael Clarke hoped he was just dreaming when he first heard the news.

Stars affected by violence join students' gun-reform rallies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul McCartney, Common, Miley Cyrus, Amy Schumer and other stars played supporting roles at nationwide gun-reform rallies dominated by teenage survivors' emotional speeches.

Dire predictions for future of world wildlife

The Asia-Pacific region could run out of fish in just 30 years' time, according to the United Nations. More than half of Africa's birds and mammals could die out by 2100, the organisation's comprehensive species survey also warned. In the most extensive biodiversity survey since 2005, they warn that drastic measures need to be taken to prevent a massive decline in the world's wildlife.

Peru takes ex-president's passport amid corruption probe

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A Peruvian judge on Saturday barred recently resigned President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski from leaving the South American nation for 18 months while he is investigated for possible money laundering.

Cristie Kerr blows 5-stroke lead in LPGA Tour's Kia Classic

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Cristie Kerr blew a five-stroke lead Saturday in the Kia Classic to set up a final-round showdown at Aviara Golf Club.

Beijing issues three-day major smog alert, third this year

Beijing declared its third major smog alert of 2018, and the second this month, just a day after being named the top performer among 28 Chinese cities that took special measures to rein in pollution. Saturday's orange alert, the second-highest in a four-level system after red, will run from Monday to Wednesday, the Beijing environmental protection bureau said in a post on its official Weibo microblog account. An orange alert requires factories that make furniture, cement and other heavy industry to limit output by 30 percent to 50 percent.

Self-taught rocket scientist blasts off into California sky

LOS ANGELES (AP) — He finally went up — just like the self-taught rocket scientist always pledged he would.

Final Four bound: No. 11 Loyola beats Kansas State 78-62

ATLANTA (AP) — Porter Moser stood in front of the scarf-clad Loyola cheering section, a bit dazed but beaming from ear to ear.

Cricket Australia to probe ball-tampering, no action yet

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Cricket Australia has refused to take any immediate action against captain Steve Smith over the ball-tampering scandal, saying it will send an investigative team to South Africa to look into all aspects before deciding what action to take.

Federer loses match and No. 1 ranking at Miami Open

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Roger Federer lost his second consecutive match and the No. 1 ranking Saturday.

East: Experienced Villanova vs Elite 8 newcomer Texas Tech

BOSTON (AP) — When Villanova coach Jay Wright talks to his players about the Wildcats' 2016 national championship, he wants them to remember what it felt like before they took the court, not after they cut down the nets.

Jose Antonio Abreu, noted Venezuelan musician, dies aged 78

Jose Antonio Abreu, a musician, politician and economist who created a network of more than 1,500 orchestras and choirs for young people in Venezuela, died on Saturday at age 78.

Yemen's lifeline Hodeida port stifled under 'de facto' blockade

Yemen's rebel-held port of Hodeida, a lifeline for a war-battered country dependent on food imports, remains "a wasteland" three months after a Saudi-led coalition said it lifted a blockade.

Canelo Álvarez tendrá que explicar su positivo por dopaje

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez tendrá que explicar cómo pudo dar positivo por una sustancia para mejorar el rendimiento para que la revancha por el cetro mediano contra Gennady Golovkin siga en pie.

Survivor marks 6 minutes of strength and silence at rally

Chin high and tears streaming, Florida school shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez stood silent in front of thousands gathered for the "March for Our Lives" rally in Washington, D.C.

Harden aporta 27 puntos y Rockets arrollan a Pelicans

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden aportó 27 puntos en tres periodos y los Rockets de Houston aplastaron el sábado 114-91 a los Pelicans de Nueva Orleáns, para hilvanar su octava victoria consecutiva.

World cities go dark as global Earth Hour climate campaign kicks off

The Sydney Opera House, the Eiffel Tower and Moscow's Red Square were among the world landmarks to go dark Saturday, as part of a global campaign to raise awareness about the impacts of climate change.

UK's Johnson slams claims Brexit campaign broke spending rules

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, a leading campaigner for Brexit, dismissed as "ludicrous" Saturday allegations that his side broke electoral spending rules during the 2016 EU referendum campaign.

Austin bomb suspect called self a 'psychopath,' congressman says

Authorities had not previously disclosed details of the cellphone video in which Mark Conditt admitted being behind the string of bombings that began on March 2, killing two people and wounding five others, beyond saying that it showed a troubled young man. "I think the best evidence we have at this point in time is the confession itself ... He did refer to himself as a psychopath.

Top Asian News 1:26 a.m. GMT

BEIJING (AP) — China's newly appointed economic czar told U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Saturday that Beijing is ready to defend its interests after President Donald Trump announced plans to slap tariffs on nearly $50 billion in Chinese imports. Vice Premier Liu He told Mnuchin in a phone call that the order Trump signed Thursday violates international trade rules, China's official Xinhua News Agency reported. The White House says the planned tariffs are aimed at punishing Beijing for allegedly stealing American technology and pressuring U.S. companies to hand it over. Xinhua cited Liu as saying that China is "ready and capable of defending its national interest and hopes both sides will remain rational." China said Friday that it planned to raise tariffs on a $3 billion list of U.S.

Lights go dark for Earth Hour to highlight climate change

LONDON (AP) — In Paris, the Eiffel Tower went dark. In London, a kaleidoscope of famous sites switched off their lights — Tower Bridge, Big Ben, Piccadilly Circus, the London Eye.

Giants ace Bumgarner has surgery on broken left pinkie

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants ace Madison Bumgarner is expected to miss at least the first two months of the season after undergoing surgery Saturday to have three pins inserted into the broken pinkie on his pitching hand.

'Most interesting man' judges contest; 'mountain man' wins

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The man made famous by being "the most interesting man in the world" while pitching Dos Equis beer loaned his expertise with his perfectly groomed facial hair by helping to judge a contest looking for the best beard in Vermont.

Grassroots in Alabama - An emerging women's movement

A grassroots movement is rising. Women across the country are running for political office at all levels, to take control of their political destinies and level the playing field. CBSN Originals follows one new candidate, inspired to run in Alabama by Doug Jones' against-the-odds Senate race victory.

Ohtani uneven in final spring pitching appearance for Angels

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani's final time on the mound in spring training was a mixed bag, leaving the Los Angeles Angels noncommittal on what's next for the two-way star from Japan.

"March for Our Lives" attracts Amy Schumer, Sen. Elizabeth Warren among hundreds of thousands

Amy Schumer spoke in Los Angeles, Sen. Elizabeth Warren marched in Boston. Hundreds of thousands of people in different areas of the country came together to support the #MarchforOurLives movement on Saturday.

Legal challenges threaten Sierra Leone presidential vote

Sierra Leone is due to go the polls on Tuesday to pick a new president, but a court case could delay the vote following a campaign marked by violence and ethnic divisions.

Paul McCartney joins "March for Our Lives" in NYC

Paul McCartney says he's just "lending his voice" to the "March for Our Lives" movement: "Every week you hear about a new shooting, and nothing is done about it."

Rep. John Lewis is "proud" of his "F" rating from NRA

U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Georgia, who marched with Martin Luther King Jr. in Selma, told March for our Lives protesters in Atlanta that he's "proud" of his "F" rating from the NRA.

Celebrities join March for Our Lives rallies across the world

Celebrities joined the hundreds of thousands of people all over the world to demonstrate against gun violence. Here are some of the famous faces in the crowd.

'Vote them out!' - Thousands register to vote at U.S. gun-control marches

Voter registration activists fanned out among young Americans who marched for tighter gun laws on Saturday, signing up thousands of first-time voters who vowed to eject lawmakers who oppose gun controls. With mid-term Congressional elections eight months away, the activists flocked to some 800 marches across the country to enroll young voters likely to back Democratic and independent candidates who tend to favour tougher firearms laws. In Washington, volunteers for the HeadCount voter-registration effort raised their fists and chanted "demonstration without registration leads to frustration" before heading out with clipboards to sign up some of the nation's newest voters.

Thai politics - No country for young men?

A 39-year-old motor parts billionaire and extreme sports enthusiast seeking to shake up Thai politics has been compared to France's Emmanuel Macron and Canada's Justin Trudeau for his youth. "In France, there was no junta stopping Macron forming a party," he told Reuters.

Man wearing body armor with loaded gun arrested in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — A man with a loaded handgun, wearing a bullet proof vest and carrying a bag of SWAT equipment authorities believe was stolen from New York City police has been arrested at Chicago's busiest train station.

Iowa family died of gas asphyxiation at Mexican resort

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Autopsies indicate an Iowa couple and their two children died from inhaling toxic gas at a rented condo on Mexico's Caribbean coast, but there was no sign of foul play or suicide, Mexican authorities said Saturday.

Gordon ayuda al Magic en triunfo sobre Suns

ORLANDO, Florida, EE.UU. (AP) — Aaron Gordon acumuló 29 puntos y 11 rebotes para ayudar a que el Magic de Orlando se impusiera el sábado 105-99 a los Suns de Phoenix, un equipo en caída libre.

CEO says Waymo dedicated to safe self-driving technology

The leader of Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo says he is confident in the company's technology and its capability to interact with pedestrians. Waymo CEO John Krafcik addressed a fatal collision ...

Descartan crimen en muerte de familia de Iowa en México

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO (AP) — Una pareja de Iowa y sus dos hijos pequeños murieron por inhalación de un gas tóxico no identificado en un condominio rentado en la costa del Caribe mexicano, según las autopsias, dijeron el sábado las autoridades, que descartaron que el caso se tratara de un crimen o un suicidio.

Accidente de autobús en Ecuador causa 12 fallecidos

QUITO (AP) — Un autobús de transporte interprovincial perdió pista la tarde del sábado en la zona central de Ecuador, causando 12 personas fallecidas y 18 heridas, informaron las autoridades.

Pistons afinan puntería y aplastan a Bulls

DETROIT (AP) — Anthony Tolliver anotó 25 puntos y los Pistons de Detroit atinaron 13 triples en la primera mitad para aplastar el sábado 117-95 a los Bulls de Chicago.

Jose Abreu, creator of Venezuelan El Sistema youth orchestras, dies

Jose Abreu, the award-winning founder of a programme that pulled thousands of Venezuelan children from crime and poverty through music, died on Saturday, aged 78. Abreu founded the globally acclaimed El Sistema, or The System, in 1975 in a garage with just nine musicians. From that, the network expanded to 300 choirs and orchestras that received awards from the Royal Swedish Academy and UNESCO.