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  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Evening' game

    51 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Evening" game were: 0-1-0 (zero, one, zero) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Derby' game

    51 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were: 1st:11 Money Bags-2nd:5 California Classic-3rd:8 Gorgeous George, Race Time: 1:48.10 (1st: 11 Money Bags, 2nd: 5 California Classic, 3rd: 8 Gorgeous George; ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    51 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 05-07-13-25-30 (five, seven, thirteen, twenty-five, thirty) The numbers are listed in sequential order, but any combination wins.

  • Ex-governor's trial may hinge on cryptic email

    1 hour, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland's federal conspiracy trial may hinge on a cryptic email in which he acknowledged an offer to become a paid consultant for a nursing home company owned by a political candidate's ...

  • UN: 4 peacekeepers killed in north Mali, 15 hurt

    1 hour, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — At least four U.N. peacekeepers were killed and 15 wounded when their convoy hit a mine in northern Mali on Tuesday, a spokesman said. The group of Chadian peacekeepers was returning from the embattled town of ...

  • Roger Federer back into US Open quarterfinals

    1 hour, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Aside from a brief first-set blip, Roger Federer was rather dominant in a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory over 17th-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain that put the five-time champion in the U.S. Open quarterfinals for the ...

  • Watt inks 6-year deal with Texans

    1 hour, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) HOUSTON (AP) — J.J. Watt couldn't sleep on Monday night after agreeing to a six-year contract extension with the Houston Texans. The star defensive end arrived at NRG Stadium about 3:30 a.m. and found the security code on the door ...

  • Berdych sweeps Thiem to reach US Open quarterfinal

    1 hour, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Tomas Berdych schooled Dominic Thiem in straight sets in the youngster's debut in the Grand Slam round of 16. The sixth-seeded Czech won 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 in just 98 minutes at the U.S. Open on Tuesday, ...

  • Son of ex-Bush aide pleads guilty in Md. slaying

    1 hour, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — The son of a former aide to President George W. Bush has pleaded guilty to killing a friend with a hatchet and will be committed to a state psychiatric facility. The Washington Post reports (http://wapo.st/1ts0YFO) that ...

  • US OPEN SCENE: For CiCi Bellis, back to reality

    1 hour, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — For CiCi Bellis, the media storm is over, and that's just fine with her. A week after the 15-year-old Californian became the darling of the U.S. Open for pulling a massive upset, she was in a ...

  • Uruguay pres denies US pressured on prisoners

    1 hour, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguayan President Jose Mujica is denying that he has been pressured by the United States to let six men being held at the U.S. Navy Base in Guantanamo, Cuba resettle in the South American country. He ...

  • 10 Things to Know for Wednesday

    1 hour, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. VIDEO PURPORTS TO SHOW US JOURNALIST'S BEHEADING Steven Sotloff is apparently executed by a fighter with the Islamic State, the extremist group ...

  • Bill Clinton to attend fundraiser for Nunn

    2 hours ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton will be heading to Georgia to raise money for Senate candidate Michelle Nunn, who is working to win a key seat for Democrats this year. A Nunn campaign spokesman said Tuesday that Clinton ...

  • 350 more troops assigned to US Embassy in Baghdad

    2 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has approved assigning 350 additional troops to protect the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities. The White House says in a statement that the State Department had asked for the additional military ...

  • Australia delivers ammunition to Iraqi Kurds

    2 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A military transport jet has made Australia's first delivery of ammunition to besieged Kurdish forces in northern Iraq before returning without incident to a United Arab Emirates base. Australia announced Sunday it would join the United ...

  • Recovery knocks 21 fish species from watch list

    2 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Conservationists, fishermen and chefs are celebrating the rebound of fish that had been a mainstay of the West Coast fishing industry. The Monterey Bay Aquarium said Tuesday it has removed 21 species generally known as ground-fish ...

  • Police: Death of teen whose body burned was random

    2 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A 15-year-old Indianapolis girl whose burned body was found over the weekend was likely abducted and killed by someone she didn't know, police and family members said Tuesday. Dominique Allen's death was a homicide resulting from asphyxiation, ...

  • Bryan brothers return to US Open semifinals

    2 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Top-seeded Bob and Mike Bryan survived a scare in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open, beating seventh-seeded David Marrero and Fernando Verdasco of Spain 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 on Tuesday. At 4-4 in the final set, the ...

  • Airstrike near Mosul Dam targets armed vehicles

    2 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military officials say that an airstrike against Islamic State militants in Iraq has damaged or destroyed 16 armed vehicles near the Mosul Dam. In a statement Tuesday evening from U.S. Central Command, officials say an airstrike ...

  • 8-year-old girl reported missing in Bullhead City

    3 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in northwestern Arizona are searching for an 8-year-old girl reported missing from her home. Bullhead City police were called to the home of Isabella Grogan-Cannella about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday. Her family says "Bella" wasn't ...

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