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September 21, 2014

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  • Hugo mauled Charleston, tested mayor 25 years ago

    1 day, 1 hour ago

    (AP) CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Hurricane Hugo's 135 mph winds mauled Charleston 25 years ago Sunday, a defining moment for the city and the mayor who has served it longer than anyone else. Joseph P. Riley Jr. was in his candlelit ...

  • AP Top Health News At 8:09 a.m. EDT

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    (AP) Options for protection come with flu season For victims, settlement marks a step in recovery US troops heading into Africa soon for Ebola fight Health law enrollment now 7.3M Sierra Leone complies with Ebola lockdown 700 babies maybe exposed to ...

  • AP Top Political News At 8 a.m. EDT

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    (AP) Security breached: Intruder gets into White House Obama faces questions on prospect of expanded war CIA stops spying on friendly nations in W. Europe RNC bests DNC in August fundraising No boost yet for Dems from fight with extremists Biden: ...

  • AP Top Science News At 5:30 a.m. EDT

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    (AP) Astronauts getting 3-D printer at space station Kiribati leader visits Arctic on climate mission NOAA: Yet more global heat records fall in August Ig Nobel winner: Using pork to stop nosebleeds Winners of the 2014 Ig Nobel Awards Whaling meeting ...

  • AP Top News At 3:52 a.m. EDT

    1 day, 8 hours ago

    (AP) Fence-jumper makes it into the White House Turkey: 49 hostages have been freed Obama faces questions on prospect of expanded war Police hunker down in ambush suspect's woods CIA stops spying on friendly nations in W. Europe Spokane's Cupich to ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 3:21 a.m. EDT

    1 day, 8 hours ago

    (AP) Fence-jumper makes it through doors of White House, prompting evacuation; Obamas not at home Turkish prime minister says 49 hostages held by Islamic militants have been freed Obama faces questions of how far he's willing to go in US military ...

  • Feds mum on prosecution of illegal border crossers

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    (AP) TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The federal government refuses to say whether prosecutors in Yuma, Arizona, have scaled back a years-old program that guarantees jail time for most immigrants caught crossing the border illegally and which law enforcement officials say is ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 1:43 a.m. EDT

    1 day, 10 hours ago

    (AP) Feds mum on prosecution of illegal border crossers Police hunker down in ambush suspect's woods 5 ways to protect yourself from data breaches Spokane's Cupich to be next Chicago archbishop Guilty verdict in peanut trial should send warning Florida town ...

  • Police hunker down in ambush suspect's woods

    1 day, 11 hours ago

    (AP) BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities are hunkering down in the overnight darkness of the wooded northeast Pennsylvania neighborhood where a man suspected of the fatal ambush of a state police trooper lived with his parents. Roads are still closed ...

  • AP Top Political News At 12:32 a.m. EDT

    1 day, 11 hours ago

    (AP) AP Exclusive: CIA halts spying in Europe No boost yet for Dems from fight with extremists Fence-jumper makes it into the White House Biden: Young men need to stand against violence Some Kansas ballots to have no Democrat for Senate ...

  • San Diego's new bulldog Marine mascot graduates

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    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — The newest Marine recruit in San Diego is 6 months old and has four legs. The corps says Pfc. Smedley Butler — an English bulldog — graduated Friday with Kilo Company in a ceremony at the ...

  • 4 charged in shooting death of Chicago 9-year-old

    1 day, 14 hours ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Four men have been charged in the death of a 9-year-old boy who was gunned down in a backyard after becoming upset with his mother and running from his Chicago home, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Friday. ...

  • AP Top News At 8:46 p.m. EDT

    1 day, 15 hours ago

    (AP) France joins US against Islamic State over Iraq Fence jumper at White House sparks evacuation After vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal divide Brown credited with turning Scot independence tide APNewsBreak: Cupich to be next Chicago archbishop 3 ...

  • Ambush suspect could be aided by dense woods

    1 day, 15 hours ago

    (AP) BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — He could be anywhere. Crouching behind boulders the size of tractor trailers, as one outdoorsman put it. Concealing himself in a cave. Taking cover in thick brush. With tens of thousands of acres of undisturbed ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 8:38 p.m. EDT

    1 day, 15 hours ago

    (AP) France becomes 1st country to join US airstrikes on Islamic State group in Iraq A new dawn for some, a hangover for others in wake of Scotland's vote to stay in UK Dour ex-leader Gordon Brown returns to stage with ...

  • Feds: Man shot by Border Patrol posed no threat

    1 day, 15 hours ago

    (AP) TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Mexican man shot by a U.S. Border Patrol agent in Arizona four years ago did not pose a threat, according to a letter by federal prosecutors in Arizona who reviewed the case. Jesus Castro-Romo of ...

  • Associated Press learns Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane will be the next Chicago archbishop.

    1 day, 15 hours ago

    (AP) AP () — — Associated Press learns Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane will be the next Chicago archbishop.

  • Driver of stolen van that hit dog gets prison time

    1 day, 16 hours ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The driver of a stolen van that hit and badly injured a dog during a wild, televised police chase in Los Angeles has been sentenced to two years in state prison. Los Angeles County prosecutors say ...

  • US, Canadian jets intercept 8 Russian aircraft

    1 day, 16 hours ago

    (AP) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say two F-22 fighter jets intercepted six Russian military airplanes that neared the western coast of Alaska. Lt. Col. Michael Jazdyk, a spokesman for the North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, says the ...

  • Oilfield worker lost in New Mexico flooding dies

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    (AP) LAKEWOOD, N.M. (AP) — Severe weather claimed the life of an oilfield worker in New Mexico and forced emergency workers to rescue dozens of others as remnants of former Hurricane Odile moved throughout the state Friday. Eddy County emergency officials ...

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