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  • Navajo high court orders election postponed

    15 minutes ago

    (AP) FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The top court on the largest American Indian reservation ordered tribal election officials to postpone the Navajo Nation's presidential election and immediately reprint ballots without the name of a candidate who was disqualified in a language ...

  • AP Top Political News At 10:18 a.m. EDT

    39 minutes ago

    (AP) Pesky, effective? Campaign signs spread like weeds Lawmaker: New case raises questions on Ebola Dad: White House jumper has 'mental health' issues FACT CHECK: Making 97 percent a failing grade Hagan and Tillis in a battle of 'extremes' in NC ...

  • Reputed ex-mob boss arrives for violation hearing

    55 minutes ago

    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The reputed former boss of the Philadelphia mob has arrived in court for a parole violation hearing. Joseph "Skinny Joey" Merlino walked in Friday morning with his wife, Deborah, and a few supporters. Prosecutors say the 52-year-old ...

  • Man fighting charges for painting Main Street

    57 minutes ago

    (AP) BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man will hire an attorney and fight a criminal mischief charge for painting the speed limit on a stretch of Main Street. Fifty-five-year-old John Cherok II lives and owns a bookstore in Burgettstown. ...

  • 1st arrest made through use of pumpkin riot photos

    1 hour, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) KEENE, N.H. (AP) — Keene police have made the first arrest as a result of asking the public for photos of the violent disturbances during a family-friendly pumpkin festival last weekend. Police say 19-year-old Jacob Clark of Chichester threw a ...

  • Guide to developments in Ferguson police shooting

    1 hour, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. LOUIS (AP) — It has been nearly 11 weeks since Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, was shot and killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer. The Aug. 9 shooting and the protests that followed raised new ...

  • Washington city takes stock of tornado damage

    1 hour, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — The southwest Washington city of Longview tallied the damage Friday from a rare tornado that tore off roofs, broke windows and uprooted trees, leaving residents and officials in disbelief. No one was injured in the Thursday ...

  • This Week in the Civil War

    1 hour, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) This Week in The Civil War for Sunday, Oct. 26: Confederate ironclad sunk, fighting near Richmond, Virginia. A Union vessel sunk the Confederate ironclad Albemarle at its berth in Plymouth, North Carolina, 150 years ago this week in the Civil ...

  • Police pursuit ends in bar crash, 12 injured

    2 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) WESTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in northeast Ohio say at least a dozen people were injured when a stolen truck crashed into a bar while being pursued by police. Police in Westlake say the stolen pickup was traveling about 75 ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 8:39 a.m. EDT

    2 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) 3 others quarantined in NYC after 1st Ebola case, a doctor who treated patients in West Africa Canadians search for answers to gunman's motivations in Parliament shooting 10 Things to Know for Today Police get constitutional training, riot gear for ...

  • AP Top News At 8:37 a.m. EDT

    2 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined Canadians seek to understand Parliament shooting 10 Things to Know for Today Missouri police preparing for grand jury decision Officer critical but stable after hatchet attack California startup unveils gun technology ...

  • AP Top Science News At 8:30 a.m. EDT

    2 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) Cloning whistleblower: Little changed in S. Korea China launches experimental moon orbiter Ebola: A crash course in fear and how it hurts us Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks Swiss scientists determine comet's 'perfume' Solar flare knocks out ...

  • Feds probe Maryland air crash that killed 3

    2 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Federal investigators are at the scene of a collision between an airplane and a helicopter near a Maryland airport that killed three men. The National Transportation Safety Board is leading the investigation into what caused the ...

  • Man shot by SC trooper recovering, seeks justice

    2 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An unarmed man shot by a South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper last month says he's getting support from around the country. Levar Jones appeared on NBC's "Today" show Friday and said it's too painful to watch ...

  • Officer critical but stable after hatchet attack

    4 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer who suffered a serious head wound after being attacked by a hatchet-wielding man remains in critical but stable condition. Police say another officer who was hit in the back of ...

  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    4 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. NEW YORK CITY DOCTOR TESTS POSITIVE FOR EBOLA The physician, who treated patients in West Africa, is the fourth confirmed case in ...

  • World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

    5 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The bomber best known for dropping the atomic bombs on Japan also flew countless other missions, devastating dozens of cities and towns. Karnig Thomasian's final mission on a B-29 Superfortress ended in flames when bombs ...

  • AP Top Science News At 3:06 a.m. EDT

    7 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) China launches experimental moon orbiter Ebola: A crash course in fear and how it hurts us Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks Swiss scientists determine comet's 'perfume' Solar flare knocks out some radio temporarily North Dakota reaches deal ...

  • 7 hurt as car runs into SF Bay Area restaurant

    7 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) DUBLIN, Calif. (AP) — Police say seven people were injured when a car crashed into a restaurant in a Northern California shopping center. Lt. Nate Schmidt tells the Contra Costa Times (http://bit.ly/1wiuHSV) that the 56-year-old female driver had just pulled ...

  • Quotations in the News

    7 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) "We want to state at the outset that New Yorkers have no reason to be alarmed. New Yorkers who have not been exposed are not at all at risk." — Mayor Bill de Blasio after a doctor who recently returned ...

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