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  • Ex-mob boss gets 4 months for meeting friend

    4 minutes ago

    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A reputed former mob boss was ordered back to prison Friday for violating parole, and his lawyer complained that the FBI would pursue his client "to the grave." Joseph "Skinny Joey" Merlino, the reputed head of Philadelphia's ...

  • NYC police commissioner: Hatchet attack was terror

    35 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — A brazen daylight hatchet attack against a group of police officers on a busy New York street was a terrorist act by a reclusive Muslim convert who ranted online against America but had no clear ties ...

  • AP Top Political News At 8:53 p.m. EDT

    2 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) FCC: Phone companies posted private info online Ebola cases in New York and Mali fan travel fears Hillary Clinton rallies women in New England Ex-FARC commander sentenced to 27 years in prison House Democrats on defense in Nevada Reagan astrologer, ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 8:43 p.m. EDT

    3 hours ago

    (AP) NY and NJ will quarantine doctors and others exposed to Ebola; move prompted by New York case Seattle-area Homecoming prince kills 1 before shooting himself, officials & students say New evidence that Islamic State extremist group is using chlorine bombs ...

  • AP Top News At 8:18 p.m. EDT

    3 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others Official identifies gunman in high school shooting Militant group said to be using chlorine bombs Poll: 2 of 3 Americans say IS threat is important Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque ...

  • Oklahoma court resets execution dates for 2015

    3 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma court has rescheduled the execution dates of three death row inmates for 2015 after the state said it needed more time to secure the necessary drugs and train the execution team on new protocols. ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 7:36 p.m. EDT

    4 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) Remains belong to missing Virginia student Police: 2 dead, including gunman, in school attack Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others Lava creeps toward road on Hawaii's Big Island Suspect arrested in ...

  • AP NewsAlert

    4 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff's spokeswoman says second California deputy shot by assailant has died.

  • Remains believed to be of missing Oklahoma teen

    4 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Remains found by a hunter this month in sparsely populated southeast Oregon appear to be those of an Oklahoma teenager who went missing last year after telling his parents he wanted to test himself against the ...

  • Sheriff's spokeswoman says suspect in fatal shooting of California officer taken into custody

    4 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff's spokeswoman says suspect in fatal shooting of California officer taken into custody.

  • 7 hurt when car smashes into California restaurant

    5 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) DUBLIN, Calif. (AP) — Police say all seven people injured when a car crashed into a Northern California restaurant have now been released from hospitals. Lt. Nate Schmidt tells the Contra Costa Times (http://bit.ly/1wiuHSV ) that the 56-year-old driver had ...

  • Jury says castrated sex offender should be freed

    5 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California jury has concluded that a castrated sex offender is no longer a sexually violent predator and is eligible for release from a mental hospital. Lawyers involved in the case say the Orange County ...

  • Sacramento County Sheriff says officer shot by assailant has died

    5 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento County Sheriff says officer shot by assailant has died.

  • Judge rules Oklahoma abortion law can take effect

    5 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A judge has ruled that Oklahoma can require doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital under a law that takes effect Nov. 1. Oklahoma County District Judge Bill Graves ruled Friday ...

  • Oklahoma inmate attacks lawyer, then gets life

    5 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) OKEMAH, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma inmate was sentenced Friday to three life prison terms without parole in the killings of two girls and his fiancee, but his punishment was delayed about an hour because he attacked one of his ...

  • No verdict for Tsarnaev pal; jury returns Monday

    5 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — A jury has ended deliberations for the week without a verdict in the federal trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv). Prosecutors say Robel Phillipos lied to the FBI about being ...

  • Police: Student shooter in Washington state died of self-inflicted gunshot

    6 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Police: Student shooter in Washington state died of self-inflicted gunshot.

  • How the AP-GfK poll was conducted

    6 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) The Associated Press-GfK poll on the Islamic State group was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications Oct. 16-20. It was based on online interviews of 1,608 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel. The original sample ...

  • Report: No escape charges for Ohio school shooter

    6 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) LIMA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio prosecutor has decided against filing charges against convicted high school shooter T.J. Lane for escaping prison because he doesn't want to give Lane another chance to anger the victims' families. The Lima News (http://bit.ly/1t95nww ...

  • Sheriff's spokeswomen say assailant shoots 3 deputies and civilian in 2 California counties

    6 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff's spokeswomen say assailant shoots 3 deputies and civilian in 2 California counties.

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