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  • 2 arrested after explosives found in Denmark

    37 minutes ago

    (AP) COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish officials say they have arrested two men in Copenhagen in possession of one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of explosive material. The Copenhagen police said Friday on Twitter that the Danish nationals were arrested separately Thursday morning. ...

  • AP Top Business News At 5:22 a.m. EDT

    43 minutes ago

    (AP) Global stocks rattled by Ebola case in New York Amazon's loss makes holidays a question mark Britain says EU is asking for bigger contribution Cloning whistle-blower: little change in S. Korea California startup unveils gun technology for cops EU reaches ...

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

    42 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 ...

  • Ericsson profit down 10 pct despite higher sales

    44 minutes ago

    (AP) STOCKHOLM (AP) — Wireless equipment maker Ericsson says its third-quarter earnings slumped 10 percent despite higher sales due to increased operating costs and negative effects from currency hedging. Ericsson said Friday net profit dropped to 2.65 billion kronor ($365 million), ...

  • French journalists jailed in Indonesia's Papua

    47 minutes ago

    (AP) JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesia court has sentenced two French television journalists to two and a half months in jail for illegal reporting in the easternmost province of Papua. Thomas Dandois, 40, and Valentine Bourrat, 29, were detained for ...

  • Britain says EU is asking for bigger contribution

    59 minutes ago

    (AP) BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain says its prime minister is protesting a European Union request for an additional 2.1 billion euro ($2.65 billion) contribution to the EU coffers at a time of increasing pressure at home for the country to leave ...

  • UEFA: Serbia gets 3-0 win vs Albania but no points

    1 hour, 1 minute ago

    (AP) NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has awarded Serbia a 3-0 win over Albania but deducted the three points following the violence that broke out during their European Championship qualifier in Belgrade last week. The game was abandoned after an Albanian ...

  • British economy grows 0.7 percent

    1 hour, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — Official figures show Britain's economic recovery is continuing, despite a gloomy global environment. The Office for National Statistics said gross domestic product grew 0.7 percent in the three months through September compared with the previous three months. ...

  • AP Top Entertainment News At 5 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) Disney pens love letter to Japan with robot film Review: Broadway's 'Disgraced' is raw, blistering Judge: Chris Brown following probation rules Steinbeck heirs fight over control of movie rights New Mexico wants home of noted artist recognized Burns' series gives ...

  • Disney pens love letter to Japan with robot film

    1 hour, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — Disney executives call their next film "a love letter to Japanese culture." No wonder: This nation can't get enough of animation, especially Disney's. Walt Disney Animation Studios is practically bending backward to woo Japanese moviegoers after the ...

  • Analysis: In Senate battle, GOP's weapon is Obama

    1 hour, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling to preserve their Senate majority, Democrats are attacking Republicans over Medicare and Social Security in Louisiana, spending cuts in Arkansas, offshore jobs in New Hampshire and women's issues in Colorado. Republicans have a one-size fits-all counter-argument. ...

  • As Rebs win, Ole Miss balances Dixie and diversity

    1 hour, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Ole Miss is enjoying its best football season in a half-century, and that's bringing new attention to Mississippi's flagship university. The Rebels haven't played this well since 1962, which happens to be the same year troops ...

  • Serbian FA:|UEFA awards Serbia 3-0 win over Albania but deducts 3 points

    1 hour, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian FA:UEFA awards Serbia 3-0 win over Albania but deducts 3 points .

  • Overnight French raid destroys IS arms center

    1 hour, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — France's military chief says an overnight air raid has destroyed an arms depot for the Islamic State group in Iraq. Gen. Pierre de Villiers told Europe 1 radio that two French fighter jets dropped a total of ...

  • US officials see signs of new life in Iraqi army

    1 hour, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — Iraq's fractured army has begun to regroup and stage modest, localized attacks on the Islamic State militants who routed them last spring and summer, but they are unlikely to be ready to launch ...

  • Global stocks rattled by Ebola case in New York

    1 hour, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets retreated Friday as the first case of Ebola in New York overshadowed positive economic news. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 fell 0.2 percent to 6,404.55 and Germany's DAX dropped 0.2 percent to ...

  • Rating the Nation-Best Coaches

    1 hour, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) There will never be another Bear. Paul Bear Bryant became the most revered man in the Southeast during his three decades as Alabama's coach. Ahead of the college football season, The Associated Press asked its panel of voters in the ...

  • Ole Miss hopes it's not Tiger Bait in Baton Rouge

    1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) It's midterm election time and football teams are campaigning in their own ways. Florida State — unbeaten thanks to a late whistle against Notre Dame — is still holding its own in its re-election bid for another shot at a ...

  • Leipold makes history at Division III Whitewater

    1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) WHITEWATER, Wis. (AP) — Lance Leipold has a picturesque view of the football field where he has had so much success. The Wisconsin-Whitewater coach would arrange his corner office to look out at Perkins Stadium all the time, but he ...

  • New-Look NBA: A coach's perspective, Quin Snyder

    1 hour, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Associated Press will periodically look at the changing landscape of the NBA during the upcoming season from varied perspectives: A player's viewpoint, from the bench, and from the business side. An interview with first-year ...

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