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  • City probes New Hampshire pumpkin fest melee

    4 minutes ago

    (AP) KEENE, N.H. (AP) — Local police in New Hampshire are setting up a task force to investigate violent disturbances near Keene's annual pumpkin festival that led to property damage, dozens of arrests and many injuries over the weekend. The parties ...

  • If no checks, more Ebola cases might leave Africa

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    (AP) LONDON (AP) — A new study underscores the potential danger of airplane passengers infected with Ebola leaving West Africa: If there were no exit screening in place, researchers estimate that three people with the disease might fly out of the ...

  • No additional prison for man in forced labor case

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    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — A judge on Monday declined to keep a former African tennis pro in prison after an appeals court threw out the most serious conviction in a case of fraud, immigration crimes and forced labor at his Michigan ...

  • Man held on DUI charge dies in Henderson jail

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    (AP) HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say a 55-year-old man who was arrested last week in Boulder City on a driving under the influence charge was found dead in his jail cell during the weekend at the Henderson city lockup. The ...

  • UN experts: Detroit should restore water to poor

    18 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — United Nations human rights experts described Detroit's mass water shut-offs as "a man-made perfect storm" Monday and called on city officials to restore water to those unable to pay, including those with disabilities or chronic illnesses. Meanwhile, ...

  • Former state GOP chair, lawmaker Slade dead at 78

    21 minutes ago

    (AP) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tom Slade, who led the Republican Party of Florida as Jeb Bush and the GOP rose to power, died Monday after being hospitalized last week for heart failure, according to a statement released by a family ...

  • Bill Clinton rallies early votes for Mary Landrieu

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    (AP) BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton described U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu as one of the Senate's most bipartisan and effective lawmakers, offering a high-profile campaign boost Monday to the Democratic incumbent ahead of the start of Louisiana's ...

  • Panama suspends Supreme Court judge for corruption

    27 minutes ago

    (AP) PANAMA CITY (AP) — A Supreme Court justice close to former President Ricardo Martinelli has been suspended over charges of corruption. Judge Alejandro Moncada has been battling for weeks accusations he profited from his ties to Martinelli after an aide ...

  • Parents of duct-taped boy don't want charges

    29 minutes ago

    (AP) PITTSBURGH (AP) — A lawyer for the parents of an autistic high school soccer player in Pennsylvania who was duct-taped to a goal post in a prank this month says the parents don't want charges filed against the two students ...

  • Oklahoma Guard: No injuries after midair collision

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    (AP) MOLINE, Kan. (AP) — The Oklahoma Air National Guard says two of its fighter jets collided over southeast Kansas during a training exercise, with one ejecting from one of the aircraft. The Oklahoma Guard's Col. Max Moss said neither pilot ...

  • Group says county issued illegal marriage licenses

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    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The president of a gay conservatives group in Nevada says that if he could, he'd likely withdraw a complaint alleging Clark County officials illegally issued same-sex marriage licenses before the state's gay marriage ban was struck ...

  • Former Australia Prime Minister Gough Whitlam dies

    33 minutes ago

    (AP) CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's 21st Prime Minister Edward Gough Whitlam, who was dismissed from office in a constitutional crisis in 1975, has died. He was 98 years old. Known as Gough Whitlam, he led his reformist center-left Labor Party ...

  • AP Top Business News At 6:11 p.m. EDT

    35 minutes ago

    (AP) Apple reports record 39.3 million iPhone sales GOP governors don't see 'Obamacare' going away Not so fast cordcutters_cable's not going anywhere Apple Pay Q&A: What you need to know US stocks quietly move higher; IBM disappoints At A Glance: The ...

  • US agency warns car owners to get air bags fixed

    35 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get the air bags in their cars fixed, amid concern that a defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver ...

  • Prosecutor clears DeMaio of sex harassment claims

    35 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego prosecutors say there isn't enough evidence to charge Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio with sexually harassing a former campaign aide or charge the aide with breaking into DeMaio's office. District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis' announcement ...

  • Not so fast cordcutters_cable's not going anywhere

    41 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big fees for hundreds ...

  • Surfer fends off shark attack with fist, board

    43 minutes ago

    (AP) WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A man surfing with his three young sons used his fist and surfboard to fend off a shark attack in waters off Maui that were rough and murky from a hurricane that churned passed Hawaii over ...

  • Hawaii rides out storm, avoiding serious damage

    44 minutes ago

    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — Sunny skies are returning to the Aloha State, the day after a storm left Hawaii without much more than heavy rain. While the main Hawaiian island rode out the storm with no reports of any serious problems, ...

  • Report on whistleblower is inconclusive

    47 minutes ago

    (AP) SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy's inspector general on Monday said it could not determine if a whistleblower on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation was fired for raising safety concerns because two contractors failed to provide all the ...

  • Search shifts after ambush suspect likely spotted

    50 minutes ago

    (AP) Police shifted their search and a northeastern Pennsylvania school district tightened security Monday after the suspect in a deadly police ambush was believed to have been spotted near one of its campuses. A woman out for a walk Friday night ...

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