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  • Gabon police break up opposition rally, 1 killed

    18 minutes ago

    (AP) LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — Gabon's prosecutor says one person was killed after opposition protesters went ahead with a banned rally, prompting security forces to respond with tear gas in a bid to disperse the crowd. Opposition leaders said three people ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 3:10 a.m. EST

    1 hour, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) 2 NYPD officers fatally shot by gunman who vowed to kill cops; shooter takes his own life Sony hacking case combines rare blend of international intrigue and Hollywood star power North Korea wants joint investigation with US over Sony hacking ...

  • 2 cops ambushed, fatally shot in car; gunman kills himself

    1 hour, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's police commissioner says the gunman who ambushed and killed two officers had made online posts that were "very anti-police." Commissioner Bill Bratton choked up at a news conference Saturday as he talked about ...

  • Lauren Jackson returns from 11-month injury layoff

    1 hour, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Seattle Storm forward and former WNBA most valuable player Lauren Jackson played her first competitive match in 11 months on the weekend, admitting she was "terrible" while scoring 13 points to lead the Canberra Capitals to ...

  • Israel arrests more from Jewish extremist group

    1 hour, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police have arrested four Jewish activists from the extremist Lehava group opposed to Arab-Jewish coexistence. The arrests are part of a clampdown on the fringe organization, which has become a symbol of rising anti-Arab sentiment. Police ...

  • Tunisians head to elect president in runoff

    1 hour, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisians are heading to vote for a president in a runoff between a symbol of the country's previous regimes and a veteran human rights activist that came to power after the revolution of 2011. Sunday's runoff ...

  • BC-BKC--T25-Utah-UNLV Box

    2 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) BC-BKC--T25-Utah-UNLV Box No. 14 UTAH 59, UNLV 46 UTAH (8-2) Taylor 7-12 0-0 16, Tucker 2-7 0-0 5, Reyes 0-2 1-2 1, Poeltl 4-7 0-0 8, D. Wright 5-16 6-11 17, Chapman 2-5 2-2 7, I. Wright 0-1 0-0 0, ...

  • No. 14 UTAH 59, UNLV 46

    2 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) UTAH (8-2) Taylor 7-12 0-0 16, Tucker 2-7 0-0 5, Reyes 0-2 1-2 1, Poeltl 4-7 0-0 8, D. Wright 5-16 6-11 17, Chapman 2-5 2-2 7, I. Wright 0-1 0-0 0, Ogbe 0-0 0-0 0, Bachynski 1-3 3-6 5, ...

  • Wright scores 17 as No. 14 Utah beats UNLV 59-46

    2 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Delon Wright scored 17 points, Brandon Taylor had 16, and No. 14 Utah beat UNLV 59-46 on Saturday night in the MGM Grand Showcase. Utah (8-2) had 12 steals — including six by Taylor and four ...

  • Taliban kill 7 Afghan policemen at checkpoint

    2 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says seven policemen were killed in a northern province after their checkpoint came under attack by insurgents. Abdul Manan Raoufi, police operational chief of Jawzjan province, says that along with the seven killed, ...

  • Oklahoma's rally comes up short in 69-67 loss to Washington

    2 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lon Kruger's return to Las Vegas was a disappointing one. No. 15 Oklahoma got off to a slow start and lost 69-67 to No. 16 Washington on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Showcase. Kruger coached ...

  • President Obama's Hawaii vacation: Day 1

    2 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — How President Barack Obama spent the first day of his holiday vacation in Hawaii on Saturday: — QUIET TIME AT HOME: Obama and the first family spent the morning at their vacation home in the breezy ...

  • Burns gives Sharks 3-2 win over Blues in OT

    2 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Brent Burns scored a power-play goal 4:22 into overtime, and the San Jose Sharks rallied past the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Saturday night for their season-best fifth straight victory. Marc-Edouard Vlasic scored with 21 ...

  • Bomb blast kills 3, hurts 5 in northeastern India

    2 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) GUWAHATI, India (AP) — Police say an explosion in the parking lot of a bus station has killed three people and wounded five others in northeastern India. Police Superintendent Ibomcha Singh three construction workers died when a homemade bomb went ...

  • Blues-Sharks Sums

    3 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) St. Louis 0 2 0 0—2 San Jose 0 1 1 1—3 First Period_None. Penalties_St. Louis bench, served by Lindstrom (too many men), 13:31. Second Period_1, San Jose, Desjardins 2 (Braun, McGinn), 10:47. 2, St. Louis, Berglund 4 (Pietrangelo, Jaskin), ...

  • Paul, Griffin lift Clippers over Bucks 106-102

    3 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Paul scored nine of his 27 points in the final 4:04 and Blake Griffin added 24, leading the Los Angeles Clippers to a 106-102 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night. Griffin, coming off ...

  • Saturday's College Football

    3 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) EAST Illinois St. 21, New Hampshire 18 SOUTH Louisiana-Lafayette 16, Nevada 3 MIDWEST Bowling Green 33, South Alabama 28 SOUTHWEST Utah St. 21, UTEP 6 FAR WEST Air Force 38, W. Michigan 24 Utah 45, Colorado St. 10

  • Tanev lifts Canucks over skidding Flames 3-2 in OT

    3 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Chris Tanev scored 18 seconds into overtime and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the skidding Calgary Flames 3-2 Saturday night to snap a five-game losing streak. Radim Vrbata and Yannick Weber scored in regulation for the ...

  • Bucks-Clippers, Box

    3 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) MILWAUKEE (102) Antetokounmpo 8-12 2-3 18, O'Bryant 2-3 0-0 4, Sanders 5-6 0-2 10, Knight 3-10 0-0 8, Mayo 1-6 1-3 3, Dudley 7-12 0-0 16, Pachulia 1-3 3-4 5, Bayless 7-13 0-0 16, Marshall 4-6 1-2 10, Middleton 5-10 ...

  • Numbers that tell story of 2004 tsunami disaster

    3 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) Facts and figures from the Dec. 26, 2004, Indian Ocean tsunami. Sources include the Tsunami Evaluation Coalition and UNESCO: ___ — 9.1: Magnitude of the earthquake that set off the tsunami. Centered off the west coast of Indonesia's Sumatra island, ...

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