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  • AP Top Political News At 3:08 a.m. EDT

    2 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) Some in 'torture' report denied chance to read it Bigger Russian artillery moving into Ukraine soon House to Obama: No troops to Iraq without our OK Deal still elusive for Gaza cease-fire House votes to boost child tax credit for ...

  • Some in 'torture' report denied chance to read it

    2 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — About a dozen former CIA officials named in a classified Senate report on decade-old agency interrogation practices were notified in recent days that they would be able to review parts of the document in a secure ...

  • Official: Hospital gunman intended to kill others

    3 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) MEDIA, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a psychiatric patient who killed his caseworker at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex — and grazed his psychiatrist before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back — has a lengthy history ...

  • Police hunt for 2 who carjacked SUV, killed 3 kids

    3 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit at a Philadelphia street corner, killing three kids and seriously injuring two women. Police say the ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 12:37 a.m. EDT

    4 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) Hamas, Israel announce 12-hour lull but US-led efforts to broker longer truce stall AP ANALYSIS: Gaza war plays out like in 2009 — with key differences for Israelis, Palestinians US says Russia is firing across the border into Ukraine and ...

  • AP Top News At 12:37 a.m. EDT

    4 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) Gaza sides agree to lull but truce efforts stall AP ANALYSIS: Old story, new twists in Gaza war US: Russia is firing across border into Ukraine EU hits Russian intelligence chiefs with sanctions What happened? The day Flight 17 was ...

  • Today in History

    5 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) Today is Saturday, July 26, the 207th day of 2014. There are 158 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 26, 1775, Benjamin Franklin became America's first Postmaster-General. On this date: In 1788, New York became ...

  • Deterrence a goal and challenge at Texas border

    5 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) MISSION, Texas (AP) — Three heavily armed Texas patrol boats rounded a bend in the Rio Grande on a recent afternoon and came upon two young men paddling an inflatable raft full-speed ahead toward the Mexican shore. The state troopers ...

  • County official in Texas accused of taking bribes

    5 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) DALLAS (AP) — A longtime Dallas County commissioner has been charged with accepting nearly $1 million in bribes in exchange for providing insider information and voting in favor of projects proposed by various companies, federal authorities announced Friday. John Wiley ...

  • Baby dies after being left in hot car in Kansas

    5 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 10-month-old Kansas girl died after being strapped for more than two hours inside a sweltering car, and police arrested a foster parent who said he'd forgotten about her until something on TV jogged his memory, ...

  • Judge dismisses lawsuit over Amelia Earhart search

    6 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday dismissed a Wyoming man's claims that an aircraft recovery group secretly found wreckage of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart's missing airplane in the South Pacific but kept it quiet so it could ...

  • Report blames pilot for 2011 Hawaii copter crash

    7 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) KAUNAKAKAI, Hawaii (AP) — The likely cause of a Molokai helicopter crash that killed all five people aboard was the pilot flying too close to the mountains during inclement weather, the National Transportation Safety Board determined in a final report ...

  • AP Top News at 9:00 p.m. EDT

    8 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) Gaza sides agree to lull but truce efforts stall JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel-Hamas fighting looked headed for escalation after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed Friday to broker a weeklong truce as a first step toward a broader deal ...

  • Arizona's McCain: Execution was torture

    9 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. Sen. John McCain says the execution of an Arizona inmate that lasted two hours was torture. The Republican who represents the conservative state told Politico that he supports capital punishment for certain crimes but felt ...

  • Defense Department employee gets 2 years in prison

    9 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a Defense Department supervisor who oversaw construction and service contracts at a Southern California Marine Corps base to two years in prison after he pleaded guilty to bribery and other charges. ...

  • 86 family members disenrolled from Oregon tribe

    10 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon woman says 86 members of her family have been disenrolled from an American Indian tribe that operates the state's largest tribal casino, as leaders review the tribe's rolls and enforce new enrollment requirements. Family ...

  • Colorado gun law relies on flawed estimate

    10 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis of state data compiled during that span shows the projected impact was vastly overstated ...

  • Feds 'closely monitoring' NY police custody death

    10 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday the Justice Department is "closely monitoring" New York City's investigation into the death of a man who was placed in an apparent chokehold by a police officer arresting him ...

  • AP Top Health News At 7 p.m. EDT

    10 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) Ebola outbreak spreads to 4th West African country Ruling on antibiotics in livestock reversed More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine Police seek man who refused tuberculosis treatment Lou Gehrig's disease is rare, 1st US count finds Varying health ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 7 p.m. EDT

    10 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) Same-sex marriage ban struck down for Miami area Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands Official: Hospital gunman intended to kill others Judge says Texas man innocent in rape Carjacked SUV hits crowd, killing 3 young siblings Transcript shows ...

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