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  • Police board bus, seize cap guns from first-grader

    24 minutes ago

    (AP) AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police boarded a school bus in northeast Ohio and seized two toy cap guns from a 6-year-old boy they say was pointing them at other children. The bus driver alerted police when he saw the first-grader ...

  • Pennsylvania trooper shot dead during gun training

    1 hour, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state trooper was accidentally shot during a gun training exercise at a safety facility and later died. Trooper David Kedra was shot in the chest Tuesday during a yearly training exercise at the Montgomery ...

  • AP Top Political News At 7:49 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) Airstrikes launched amid intelligence gaps Questions and answers about the US Ebola case Christie: 3 questions drive decision on campaign Obama seeks traction on economy amid foreign tests Details of presidential security breaches evolve What if high court rejects gay ...

  • Fla officer on leave after using stun gun on woman

    2 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida police officer is on administrative leave after he fired a stun gun into a 62-year-old woman' back during an arrest. At an early Wednesday news conference Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo said there will ...

  • Judge to sentence man in tree-lighting terror plot

    2 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man convicted last year of trying to bomb Portland's downtown square during a Christmas tree-lighting ceremony is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday. Prosecutors have asked U.S. District Judge Garr King to sentence 23-year-old Mohamed ...

  • Syrian official: 17 people killed, including 10 children, in car bombs near Homs school

    2 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) DAMASCUS (AP) — Syrian official: 17 people killed, including 10 children, in car bombs near Homs school.

  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    3 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. EBOLA CASE FUELS CONCERNS FOR LIBERIANS IN TEXAS The first case of the disease diagnosed in the U.S. sends chills through the ...

  • Forensics at center of missing U.Va. student case

    4 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Morgan Harrington's parents were so convinced that a serial offender was responsible for her 2009 killing, they started a nonprofit foundation aimed at protecting other young women. Five years later, the Harringtons are reacting with both ...

  • AP Top News At 3:33 a.m. EDT

    5 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) Ebola case stokes concerns for Liberians in Texas Questions and answers about the US Ebola case Protesters heckle Hong Kong leader on National Day Taliban suicide bombers kill 7 in Kabul, wound 21 Airstrikes launched amid intelligence gaps Obama seeks ...

  • Fire damages several buildings in Atlantic City

    5 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Firefighters are battling a multi-alarm blaze that has damaged several buildings in Atlantic City just steps from the resort town's boardwalk. The buildings, on the 1100 block of Atlantic Avenue, caught fire late Tuesday night ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 3:21 a.m. EDT

    6 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) Liberian leaders in Texas warn against panic, stigma after 1st Ebola diagnosis in US Questions and answers about the US Ebola case Pro-democracy protesters heckle under-fire Hong Kong leader at Chinese National Day event Day after US-Afghan pact, Taliban bombers ...

  • Jury selection resumes in Jodi Arias retrial

    6 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — Jury selection resumes in the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias as prosecutors try again for a death sentence. On Monday, roughly a third of 300 potential jurors were dismissed after telling a judge they had ...

  • Quotations in the News

    6 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) "I think it is a critical question. Real universal suffrage doesn't just mean the act of voting; it means a proper choice." — British Prime Minister David Cameron, suggesting it is essential that Hong Kong's people have a genuine right ...

  • Judge to sentence man in tree-lighting terror case

    6 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Mohamed Mohamud, the young Somali American convicted of trying to bomb Portland's downtown square while it was filled with holiday cheer, will learn Wednesday if he gets to leave prison before he's an old man. Mohamud, ...

  • Police chief: Officer's comments 'unacceptable'

    7 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque police officer's comments before a March fatal shooting that sparked a protest and FBI investigation were "completely unacceptable," said the city's police chief. In an interview with The Associated Press, Chief Gorden Eden said ...

  • After bombs found, police say Frein making errors

    7 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — The discovery of two powerful pipe bombs during a massive manhunt in the Pennsylvania woods indicates the fugitive wanted in an ambush on state troopers is stressed out and making mistakes, authorities said as they ...

  • Wife of slain Los Angeles-area mayor released

    7 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) BELL GARDENS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say the wife suspected of shooting and killing the mayor of a Los Angeles County city has been released after hours of questioning. A Sheriff's Department statement released late Wednesday says no arrests will ...

  • AP Top Science News At 1:45 a.m. EDT

    7 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) Weather service storm forecasts get more localized Studies fault warming in much of 2013 wild weather News Guide: Ash and gases halt search on volcano 35,000 walrus come ashore in northwest Alaska Elk nose into Grand Canyon water stations Wildlife ...

  • Feds unveil cleanup plan for nuclear waste dump

    7 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Shipments of plutonium-contaminated waste to the federal government's troubled nuclear dump site in southeastern New Mexico may resume as early as 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy said in announcing that the agency is committed to ...

  • California governor vetoes ethics bills

    8 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Despite a series of political scandals that marred the California state Senate this year, Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday he had vetoed key ethics bills seeking to place new restrictions on gift giving and campaign spending. ...

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