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  • NYPD's highest ranking black official quits

    3 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The NYPD's highest-ranking black official abruptly quit Friday instead of taking a new post, a surprising move that caught city officials off guard at a time when the department is trying to mend relationships with minority ...

  • Kenseth still feels terrible after Harvick wreck

    3 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Matt Kenseth says he feels terrible about the wreck that left Kevin Harvick last among the eight drivers still eligible in NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Kenseth said Friday that he would be ...

  • AP Top Entertainment News At 3:16 p.m. EDT

    3 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) Son to Usher: Dad, you're not a great singer Q&A: 'Interstellar' filmmaker Nolan on his robots Rowling reveals new tidbits on Pottermore site Hello Kitty's 40 years of cuteness and cool Kristin Scott Thomas to play UK queen onstage Downey, ...

  • Kristin Scott Thomas to play UK queen onstage

    3 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — Kristin Scott Thomas is about to don Helen Mirren's tiara. Producers announced Friday that Scott Thomas will star as Queen Elizabeth II in a new West End production of "The Audience." Mirren won an Olivier Award for ...

  • Correction: Strip Mall-Arson story

    3 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) BELLE VERNON, Pa. (AP) — In a story Oct. 29 about a suspected arson fire in a Pennsylvania strip mall, The Associated Press reported erroneously the relationship of the suspect to the store where the fire took place. Police say ...

  • 4 hurt in vehicle-paramedic crash in Las Vegas

    3 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say two paramedics and two other people were hospitalized with unspecified injuries after a collision involving a sport utility vehicle and a Clark County Fire Department paramedic unit responding to an emergency call in southwest ...

  • No-fly list challenge survives state-secrets claim

    4 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge has rejected the federal government's effort to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the no-fly list on the grounds that the lawsuit would expose state secrets. In a ruling issued Thursday in federal ...

  • Chicago Cubs fire Renteria; Maddon on deck?

    4 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have fired manager Rick Renteria after one season to pursue former Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon. Team President Theo Epstein said Friday that Renteria deserved to come back next season as the Cubs continue ...

  • Witness reports SpaceShipTwo exploded in flight after ignition of rocket, crashed in desert

    4 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Witness reports SpaceShipTwo exploded in flight after ignition of rocket, crashed in desert .

  • UN: Growing number of foreigners in terror groups

    4 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new United Nations report says the world faces a challenge of foreign fighters in terror groups on an "unprecedented scale," with about 15,000 in Syria and Iraq alone. The report by a panel of experts ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Midday' game

    4 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday morning's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Midday" game were: 03-04-05-07-11-12-14-16-17-18 (three, four, five, seven, eleven, twelve, fourteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen)

  • California Highway Patrol reports 1 fatality, 1 major injury after SpaceShipTwo accident

    4 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — California Highway Patrol reports 1 fatality, 1 major injury after SpaceShipTwo accident.

  • Chicago Cubs fire manager Rick Renteria

    4 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs fire manager Rick Renteria.

  • AP Top Headlines At 2:49 p.m. EDT

    4 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) Judge rejects Maine's attempt to restrict movements of nurse who defied Ebola quarantine Liberia opens large Ebola center; president recalls those who died without getting help Trooper ambush suspect arraigned after grueling 48-day manhunt through Pennsylvania woods AP EXCLUSIVE: Explicit ...

  • Pathologist: Wife was given fatal dose of cyanide

    4 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) PITTSBURGH (AP) — An autopsy pathologist says the wife of a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher was given a fatal dose of cyanide, though he can't determine how or by whom. Dr. Todd Luckasevic testified Friday as prosecutors were wrapping ...

  • Trick-or-treating back on after manhunt ends

    4 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) MOUNTAINHOME, Pa. (AP) — Trick-or-treating was back on Friday in a northeastern Pennsylvania town that spent the last seven weeks under siege as hundreds of law enforcement officers searched for the survivalist accused of killing a state trooper. Shortly after ...

  • Heavy security as Israel reopens Jerusalem site

    4 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel reopened a contested Jerusalem holy site on Friday and deployed more than 1,000 security personnel following clashes the previous day between Palestinians and Israeli riot police that had ratcheted up already heightened tensions in the city. ...

  • Fire causes evacuation of French state radio

    4 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — A fire at the Paris headquarters of French state radio forced radio stations housed inside to interrupt broadcasts, as columns of black smoke spilled out of windows. No one was hurt in the blaze at the massive ...

  • Virgin Galactic says SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket has been lost; status of pilots unclear

    4 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Virgin Galactic says SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket has been lost; status of pilots unclear.

  • Suarez Navarro beats Pironkova, advances to semis

    4 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Carla Suarez Navarro advanced to the semifinals of the season-ending Tournament of Champions by beating Tsvetana Pironkova 7-6 (2), 6-1 on Friday. The fifth-seeded Spanish player was under pressure knowing that only a straight-set victory would ...

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