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  • Lyon County ranch house joins historic list

    1 hour, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) YERINGTON, Nev. (AP) — A ranch house that was disassembled in Virginia City and reconstructed in 1903 in the Mason Valley about 80 miles southeast of Reno has been added to the Nevada State Register of Historic Places. James and ...

  • Buffer zone agreed on in Ukrainian peace talks

    4 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Negotiators in Ukrainian peace talks agreed early Saturday to create a buffer zone between government troops and pro-Russian militants by halting their advances, pulling back heavy weapons and withdrawing foreign fighters in order to ensure a ...

  • Goffin beats Struff to reach Moselle Open final

    2 hours ago

    (AP) METZ, France (AP) — Eighth-seeded David Goffin of Belgium remains on course for his second career title after beating Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff 7-6 (4), 6-3 to reach the Moselle Open final on Saturday. In a match for servers, Goffin edged ...

  • Afghan presidential vote result to come Sunday

    2 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's drawn-out presidential election may finally be coming to an end. Nearly six months after Afghans cast ballots in a first-round vote, the country's election commission on Saturday said it would announce final, audited results on ...

  • S. Sudan mediators condemns renewed fighting

    2 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Mediators of the conflict in South Sudan say there is renewed fighting there between government and rebel troops. Seyoum Mesfin, the chairman of the South Sudan mediation process by the regional block IGAD, Saturday condemned ...

  • Chrysler recalling nearly 189,000 SUVs

    2 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler is recalling nearly 189,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos in the U.S. to fix a fuel pump problem that can cause the SUVs to stall. The recall covers some 2011 models with 3.6-liter V6 or ...

  • Scottish teens proud, passionate about voting

    2 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — They arrived before polling stations even opened, dressed for the school day in striped ties and blazers, dress slacks and tartan skirts, book bags over their shoulders — and for the first time in British history, ...

  • AP Top International News At 9:29 a.m. EDT

    2 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) Turkey: 49 hostages have been freed After vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal divide Buffer zone agreed on in Ukrainian peace talks Kurds head to Syria from Turkey to fight militants Tracing shift from everyday American to jihadis ...

  • Prosecutors look to new DNA testing in twin cases

    2 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors say they have a new tool to persuade jurors in cases involving twins: cutting-edge DNA testing that can identify genetic mutations to differentiate between identical siblings. Boston prosecutors re-indicted a rape suspect earlier this month after ...

  • Ruby Dee to be memorialized Saturday in NYC

    2 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Ruby Dee will be remembered in poetry and song this weekend as the actress and civil rights activist is memorialized by admirers including Alicia Keys, Audra McDonald, Harry Belafonte and Angela Bassett. The celebration of Lee's ...

  • Guilty verdict in peanut trial should send warning

    2 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Food safety advocates say a guilty verdict in a rare federal food-poisoning trial should send a stern warning to anyone who may be tempted to place profits over people's welfare. More than five years after hundreds ...

  • Saturday's Sports Scoreboard

    2 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) All Times Eastern Interleague Philadelphia vs Oakland, 4:05 p.m. American League Detroit vs Kansas City, 1:05 p.m. Toronto vs N.Y. Yankees, 4:05 p.m. Boston vs Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox vs Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. Cleveland vs Minnesota, 7:10 ...

  • Moose populations down as winter ticks cull herd

    3 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Hunters getting ready to hunt moose in northern New England will face a season of less competition and fewer moose, as winter ticks have cut down the states' moose populations. Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont are ...

  • Lady Gaga: 'It's a very happy time in my life'

    3 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — After hip surgery and parting ways with her longtime manager, Lady Gaga says things are looking up. "I've very centered now. I meditate a lot. I'm happy. I am more sober than I've ever been," the ...

  • Security breached: Intruder gets into White House

    3 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service is coming under renewed scrutiny after a man scaled the White House fence and made it all the way through the front door before he was apprehended. President Barack Obama and his daughters had ...

  • A look at American jihadis: Why do they fight?

    3 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at four Americans who became jihadis, and what motivated them to fight: Moner Mohammad Abusalha, who liked to cuddle cats, blew himself up in May in Syria. He was the first American suicide bomber in ...

  • Turkey: 49 hostages have been freed

    3 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by the Islamic State group in Iraq were freed Saturday, resolving a serious crisis which Turkish officials had long cited as a reason to avoid moving aggressively against the violent militant ...

  • Tracing shift from everyday American to jihadis

    3 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — A college dropout from Florida. A nurse's aide from Denver. The owner of a pizza-and-wings joint from upstate New York. Except for their embrace of Islam, there's no common profile for the 100-plus Americans who have traveled ...

  • At a Glance: the business dealings of Jeb Bush

    3 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) Jeb Bush entered the Florida governor's mansion in 1999 with a net worth of $2 million, a relatively modest fortune compared with others in the Bush family. After eight years, his wealth had dipped to roughly $1.3 million. Within months ...

  • AP Top Business News At 8:26 a.m. EDT

    3 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut 5 ways to protect yourself from data breaches Investors breathe sigh of relief at Scottish vote As Wall Street watches Alibaba, stocks drift Procter & ...

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