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  • Man tied to '80 killings due in immigration court

    2 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area man suspected by the Irish government in the killing of two soldiers in 1980 is making his first appearance in immigration court. Mahmoud Bazzi was arrested two weeks ago at his Dearborn home. He's accused ...

  • Jury to hear from defense in porch shooting trial

    25 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — The defense is to present its side in the trial of a suburban Detroit man charged in the fatal shooting of a young woman on his porch last fall. Prosecutors rested their case Wednesday after five days ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 6:40 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) Israel PM says military will dismantle Hamas tunnels as 16,000 more reservists called up Document says State embraces harsh Senate report about post-9/11 CIA interrogation practices 10 Things to Know for Today Ukraine's parliament rejects prime minister's resignation S. Leone ...

  • AP Top News At 6:40 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels State Dept: 'No American is proud' of CIA tactics 10 Things to Know for Today Ukrainian parliament votes to keep PM Yatsenyuk S. Leone declares health emergency amid Ebola Mudslide swallows Indian village; at ...

  • AP Top Health News At 6:32 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout $1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice 5 food writers subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuit Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma House approves VA health care overhaul What's in bill to overhaul ...

  • Wisconsin Supreme Court to rule on union law

    1 hour, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court is set to rule on the 2011 law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers, sparked massive protests and led to Gov. Scott Walker's recall election. The court was scheduled ...

  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    1 hour, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. ISRAEL VOWS TO DESTROY HAMAS TUNNELS Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the network of underground passages in the Gaza Strip will be ...

  • Old remains found in unrefrigerated morgue

    1 hour, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's medical examiner is trying to identify several bodies that had been stored for up to a decade or more at a Providence funeral home. The Providence Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1pHRhfG) six bodies and two cremated ...

  • Key prosecution witness heard in ex-Va. gov trial

    2 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — It was strictly business. That's what the former CEO of a dietary supplements company is saying about his relationship with former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, who are on trial on corruption charges. ...

  • Ceremony to mark return of saint to Hawaii

    3 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — Remains of a saint known for caring for exiled leprosy patients have been returned to Hawaii. St. Marianne Cope's remains will arrive in a hearse Thursday at Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace in downtown Honolulu for ...

  • Woman, 80, dies, pilot injured in San Diego crash

    4 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — A small plane clipped the top of a store before it crashed in the parking lot of a San Diego shopping center, killing an 80-year-old passenger and seriously injuring the 52-year-old pilot, authorities said. Several witnesses ...

  • AP Exclusive: Study finds panthers kill livestock

    4 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) IMMOKALEE, Fla. (AP) — Since Florida's frontier days when cattlemen drove their herds through the state's vast fields and forests, ranchers and native panthers have been natural enemies. The ranchers seek to nurture and protect their calves, while the panthers ...

  • Text of Lois Lerner's email exchange

    4 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) Former IRS official Lois Lerner had the following email exchange with a personal associate on Nov. 9, 2012. At the time, Lerner directed the IRS division that processed applications for tax-exempt status. She has since retired. During the exchange, Lerner ...

  • Quotations in the News

    4 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) "President Putin says that he's committed to ensuring that our workers can get on to the site. Well, we've now tried four days in a row and we can't get on to the site and this is heartbreaking." — Australian ...

  • AP Top Health News At 2:40 a.m. EDT

    5 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout $1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice 5 food writers subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuit Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma House approves VA health care overhaul What's in bill to overhaul ...

  • Firefighters keep Yosemite blaze far from sequoias

    5 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire in Yosemite National Park made a new run that firefighters quickly stopped, and containment lines have kept it from threatening some treasured trees that are among the largest and oldest living things ...

  • Immigration courts speed up children's cases

    5 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigration courts are speeding up hearings for the tens of thousands of Central American children caught on the U.S. border after criticism that the backlogged system is letting immigrants stay in the country for years while ...

  • Portland settles suit by officer who honored Nazis

    5 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Once-forgotten plaques placed by a Portland police officer in a city park in 1999 to honor five Nazi-era German soldiers have come back to haunt the city. Capt. Mark Kruger threatened to sue the city over ...

  • FBI brings key witness in Oklahoma bombing trial

    6 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal employee who managed operations at the building bombed in Oklahoma City in 1995 is set to testify Thursday about surveillance cameras as the FBI attempts to show there are no unreleased videos of ...

  • Jury deliberations to begin in kidnapped-baby case

    6 hours, 33 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 ...

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