Blind dog rescued after being lost for 2 weeks in the cold

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A blind dog who wandered away from her Ester home during a cold snap has been reunited with her owner.
Lesotho votes in bid to overcome tension

Voters queue to cast their votes in Maseru, Lesotho, Saturday, Feb 28, 2015. The small mountain kingdom goes to the polls in early elections in the hope of restoring order after a coup attempt last year, but there is concern that a rejection of the results by some parties could spark more violence, jeopardizing hopes of improvement for the country's poor majority. (AP Photo)JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The southern African nation of Lesotho on Saturday held an early election aimed at overcoming tension among political factions that has led to violence among security forces since last year.



Two killed as skirmishes threaten Ukraine truce

Ukrainian fighters with the Azov volunteer battalion take part in military exercises near the southeastern city of Mariupol, on February 27, 2015Two people were killed by shelling in east Ukraine Saturday as isolated clashes rattled a shaky truce with pro-Russian rebels and observers warned the country was at a "crossroads". Photographer Sergiy Nikolayev from Ukrainian daily Segodnya died after getting caught in fighting at a flashpoint village close to the fiercely-contested Donetsk airport, the newspaper said in a statement. Kiev military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said fighting had halted along most of the frontline but rebels were firing at Ukrainian positions around the ruined airport, one of the most fiercely contested locations in the conflict. Ukraine's military told AFP that it had completed the first stage of the withdrawal by pulling back its 100-mm cannons and was waiting for the order to start moving bigger calibre weapons.



Berkshire Hathaway's 4Q profit declines 17 percent

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said Saturday that its fourth quarter profit slid 17 percent because of declines in the paper value of its investments and derivative contracts.
White Sox pitching ace Chris Sale has foot fracture

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Chicago White Sox ace left-hander Chris Sale has a fracture in his right foot and may miss opening day.


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