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  • Landslide buries Indian village; at least 24 dead

    2 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) MALIN, India (AP) — Rescue workers and desperate villagers dug through deep mud, rocks and the debris of shattered homes Thursday after a massive landslide buried a remote village in western India, killing at least 24 people and trapping more ...

  • Jury deliberations to begin in kidnapped-baby case

    2 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jurors are set to begin deliberating in the federal trial of a Colorado woman accused of kidnapping her newborn nephew in Wisconsin and abandoning him in freezing temperatures. The testimony phase finished Wednesday. The prosecution and ...

  • Homeowner who triumphed over Trump is moving on

    2 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) She once called Donald Trump "a maggot, a cockroach and a crumb." This week, he remembered her as "an impossible person." Vera Coking became a folk hero for resisting efforts by developers to displace her Atlantic City boardinghouse. She's now ...

  • Colorado man dies when trailer collapses in wind

    2 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — Heavy rain has brought much-needed moisture to Colorado's drought-stricken plains and has tested the recovery efforts in the foothill communities hit hard by flooding in September. High winds from Tuesday night's storms that flooded streets up and ...

  • Asian markets drift after US Fed stays course

    3 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) MUMBAI, India (AP) — Asian stock markets were uninspired by an upbeat report on the U.S. economy, with most drifting lower Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would make further cuts to its monetary stimulus as expected. KEEPING ...

  • Suing Obama: GOP-led House gives the go-ahead

    3 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other Democrats derided the effort as a ...

  • CA Lottery

    3 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — These California lotteries were drawn Wednesday: Daily 3 Evening 6-5-1 (six, five, one) Daily 3 Midday 6-9-3 (six, nine, three) Daily 4 9-2-8-1 (nine, two, eight, one) Daily Derby 1st:7 Eureka-2nd:2 Lucky Star-3rd:9 Winning Spirit, Race Time: ...

  • AP Top Technology News At 12:13 a.m. EDT

    3 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) Samsung profit falls as smartphone sales slow Review: 3Doodler is fun but quirky '3-D pen' Microsoft spreads Cortana abroad in Windows Phone Amazon to invest $2 bln to expand in India Portland OKs Airbnb-type short-term rentals Twitter 2Q results soar, ...

  • Argentina slides into default as debt talks fail

    3 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The collapse of talks with U.S. creditors sent Argentina into its second debt default in 13 years and raised questions about what comes next for financial markets and the South American nation's staggering economy. A midnight ...

  • As US economy accelerates, Fed remains cautious

    3 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — After a grim start to 2014, the U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor and should show renewed strength into next year. That was the general view of analysts Wednesday after the government estimated that the economy grew ...

  • Australian leaders differ on Russian role in war

    3 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister and foreign minister on Thursday sent mixed messages on whether Russia was frustrating Dutch and Australian police efforts to retrieve the bodies of victims of the Malaysian airliner disaster in war-torn east Ukraine. ...

  • Today in History

    3 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 31, 1964, the American space probe Ranger 7 reached the moon, transmitting pictures back to Earth ...

  • Veteran TV impresario Robert Halmi Sr. dies at 90

    3 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Prolific television producer Robert Halmi, Sr., has died. Spokesman Russ Patrick said Halmi died Wednesday in his New York City home. He was 90. The Hungarian-born Halmi found success as a magazine photographer after arriving in ...

  • Serena Williams wins in her return

    3 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Top-ranked Serena Williams won in her first match since defaulting in a doubles match with sister Venus at Wimbledon, beating Karolina Pliskova 7-5, 6-2 on Wednesday night in the second round of the Bank of the ...

  • Rockies beat Cubs 6-4 in 10 innings

    4 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Brandon Barnes hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 10th inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 6-4 on Wednesday night. Colorado loaded the bases on two walks and Michael McKenry's third hit of the ...

  • White Sox allow 6 in 1st, lose 7-2 to Tigers

    4 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — Hector Noesi's first inning went so badly, what happened afterward didn't much matter. Noesi retired only one of the first nine hitters he faced, allowing six early runs to Detroit in the Tigers' 7-2 victory over the ...

  • Rockies 6, Cubs 4, 10 innings,

    4 hours, 8 minutes ago

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  • Chinese minority scholar indicted for separatism

    4 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — An outspoken Chinese minority scholar was indicted on separatism charges amid a renewed flare-up of bloody anti-government violence in the country's far west. The prosecutor's office in the Xinjiang regional capital of Urumqi announced the indictment of ...

  • Hospital: 33 dead after Guinea concert stampede

    4 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Hundreds of people leaving a late-night rap concert on a beach in Guinea rushed to leave through a single exit, creating a stampede that killed at least 33 people, officials said Wednesday. The victims included children ...

  • Perez helps Royals struggle to 3-2 win over Twins

    4 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez triggered a go-ahead rally with a double in the sixth inning and made several spectacular plays behind the plate, helping the Kansas City Royals to a scrappy 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins ...

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