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  • Detroit police: Sleeping boy, 8, shot and killed

    4 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — Sporadic gunfire isn't an unusual sound in the Brewster Homes public housing complex in Detroit, but booming noises that shook Tenesha Higgins early Wednesday morning were way too close. Numerous shots were fired at an apartment building, ...

  • Boston man charged with rape at Urban concert

    4 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) MANSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Police say they're investigating a possible sexual assault at a weekend Keith Urban concert in Massachusetts at which dozens of people were treated for excess drinking. Police arrested Boston resident Sean Murphy after concertgoers said Saturday ...

  • Obama takes tougher line against Gaza casualties

    4 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration condemned the deadly shelling of a United Nations school in Gaza Wednesday, using tough, yet carefully worded language that reflects growing White House irritation with Israel and the mounting civilian casualties stemming from its ...

  • AP Top News at 8:44 p.m. EDT

    4 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) Deadly Israeli strikes hit UN school, market area GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli artillery shells tore through the walls of a U.N. school crowded with sleeping war refugees and back-to-back explosions rocked a market filled with shoppers Wednesday ...

  • Hearing set for Hollywood sex abuse lawyer change

    4 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — A court hearing in Honolulu has been scheduled for lawyers who want out of a case accusing 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer of sex abuse. The Aug. 6 hearing will discuss a request by attorneys Jeff Herman and ...

  • Jeter gets presidential farewell in Texas

    4 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Derek Jeter got a surprise presidential farewell before playing his final game in Texas, when former President George W. Bush took part in a pregame ceremony. Retired Rangers All-Stars Michael Young and Ivan Rodriguez first presented ...

  • Lepchenko upsets second-seeded Radwanska

    4 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Varvara Lepchenko beat second-seeded Angieszka Radwanska 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 on Wednesday in the Bank of the West Classic to advance to the quarterfinals. Lepchenko beat the fifth-ranked Radwanska for the first time in six meetings, edging ...

  • Jerry Jones: Brent out of rehab, NFL question next

    4 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says former defensive tackle Josh Brent is out of rehabilitation and could have his future with the NFL resolved before the team leaves training camp in California in two weeks. Jones ...

  • Australians leaders differ on Russian role in war

    4 hours, 59 minutes ago

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

  • Samsung Electronics' 2Q profits down 20 percent

    5 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. says its second-quarter profit dropped 20 percent as smartphone and tablet sales fell. The South Korean company said Thursday that its net income during the April-June quarter was 6.3 trillion won ($6.1 ...

  • Stern sees Sterling saga ending well, lauds Silver

    5 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Former Commissioner David Stern praised the NBA's handling of the Donald Sterling controversy and predicts it will "end well" for the league. Stern says his successor, Adam Silver, has been "forceful" but also "demonstrated a compassionate ...

  • Landslide hits Indian village, killing at least 18

    5 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW DELHI (AP) — Torrential rains triggered a massive landslide that buried a remote village in western India on Wednesday, killing at least 18 people as it swept away scores of houses and possibly trapping many more people under debris, ...

  • Pyeongchang's organizers elects new president

    5 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang says South Korea's Hanjin Group chairman Cho Yang-ho has been elected as president. Cho replaces Kim Jin-sun, who quit suddenly last week saying new leadership ...

  • Neale, Gillman lead Junior PGA at Miramont

    5 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Gordon Neale shot a 7-under 64 on Wednesday at Miramont to top the boys' field in the Junior PGA Championship, and Kristen Gillman increased her lead to three strokes in the girls' division. Neale, the 17-year-old ...

  • Bolt upset over report he criticized Glasgow Games

    5 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Even before stepping on the track, Usain Bolt caused a stir at the Commonwealth Games. A day after mingling with British royalty at the Glasgow athletes' village, Bolt scrambled Wednesday to deny that he made derogatory ...

  • Kyrie Irving focused on USA Basketball

    5 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kyrie Irving is excited about playing with LeBron James with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He's also focusing squarely on the task at hand with USA Basketball. "Right now the most important thing is that we're representing the ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 8 p.m. EDT

    5 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) Pipe break that flooded UCLA dumps 20M gallons Los Angeles pipe rupture: A look at the numbers Jesse Ventura's image and legal battles not over Japanese search US archives for WWII MIA info Probe exposes flaws behind rollout Key ...

  • Peace Corps workers isolated after Ebola exposure

    5 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Peace Corps volunteers are under isolation outside the U.S. after having contact with a person who later died of the Ebola virus. A State Department official Wednesday said the volunteers are not symptomatic and are currently ...

  • Cinema verite documentarian Robert Drew dies at 90

    5 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) SHARON, Conn. (AP) — Documentary pioneer Robert Drew has died in Connecticut at age 90. His son Thatcher Drew confirms he died Wednesday morning at his home in Sharon. In "Primary" and other movies, Drew mastered the intimate, spontaneous style ...

  • Cinema verite, documentary pioneer Robert Drew, whose credits include 'Primary,' dies at 90

    5 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) SHARON, Conn. (AP) — Cinema verite, documentary pioneer Robert Drew, whose credits include 'Primary,' dies at 90.

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