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October 1, 2014

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  • Tweet about Ferguson grand jury sparks probe

    1 hour, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. LOUIS (AP) — Prosecutors say they're investigating a Twitter post claiming that grand jurors hearing evidence in the police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old near St. Louis haven't seen enough evidence to justify prosecuting the officer. The Twitter ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'The Pick' game

    1 hour, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "The Pick" game were: 08-25-32-33-38-44 (eight, twenty-five, thirty-two, thirty-three, thirty-eight, forty-four) Players need to match all of the six numbers drawn to win the first-place jackpot. ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3' game

    1 hour, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Pick 3" game were: 2-4-8 (two, four, eight) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize of $500. Lesser amounts ...

  • Cowboys' Spillman subject of reported sex assault

    1 hour, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys special teams player C.J. Spillman is under investigation but hasn't been arrested or charged after a report of an alleged sexual assault at the team hotel last month. Grapevine police spokesman Sgt. Robert Eberling ...

  • Canadiens, Price beat Blackhawks 3-1

    1 hour, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Rene Bourque and Nathan Beaulieu scored 1:54 apart early in the third period to snap scoreless tie and Carey Price made 31 saves in the Montreal Canadiens' 3-1 exhibition victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night. ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'SuperLotto Plus' game

    1 hour, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "SuperLotto Plus" game were: 02-06-07-15-37, Mega Ball: 10 (two, six, seven, fifteen, thirty-seven; Mega Ball: ten)

  • Canadiens-Blackhawks Sums

    1 hour, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) Montreal 0 0 3—3 Chicago 0 0 1—1 First Period_None. Penalties_Tinordi, Mon (slashing), 2:05. Second Period_None. Penalties_Dumont, Mon (hooking), 10:11; Sharp, Chi (boarding), 14:16. Third Period_1, Montreal, Bourque 1 (Thomas, Beaulieu), 4:03. 2, Montreal, Beaulieu 1 (Bowman, Dowell), 5:57. 3, ...

  • Boyz II Men, Jeff Dunham win casino awards

    1 hour, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Boyz II Men has been named the musical artist of the year at the Casino Entertainment Awards. The winners were announced at the awards ceremony Wednesday night. It was part of the week's G2E Global Gaming ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 10:45 p.m. EDT

    1 hour, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) Secret Service chief quits due to White House security lapses, eroding congressional support Passenger who brought Ebola to US was sent home from ER, despite telling nurse about travels 10 Things to Know for Thursday US sharply criticizes new Israeli ...

  • AP Source: FIU hosting Miss Universe pageant

    1 hour, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) MIAMI (AP) — A person with knowledge of the agreement says that the Miss Universe pageant is coming to South Florida this winter. Florida International University will host the pageant on Jan. 25, according to the person, who spoke to ...

  • AP PHOTOS: Cavaliers fans welcome back LeBron

    1 hour, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) CLEVELAND (AP) — They waited in line to see him, and when LeBron James ran onto the new court inside Quicken Loans Arena for the first time in four years wearing the Cavaliers' wine and gold colors, Cleveland fans welcomed ...

  • Iraq considering Australian airstrike request

    1 hour, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Iraq's ambassador to Australia can give no timetable on when his government might decide on Australia's request to launch airstrikes against Islamic State targets. Australia has six F/A-18F Super Hornet jet fighters waiting on standby in ...

  • Respiratory virus seen in 4 deaths; role unclear

    8 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Four people who were infected with a virus causing severe respiratory illness across the country have died, but what role the virus played in the deaths is unclear, health officials said Wednesday. A 10-year-old Rhode Island ...

  • Crosby makes preseason debut, Pens blank Wings 2-0

    2 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — Sidney Crosby made his exhibition debut in Pittsburgh's final preseason game, and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 25 shots to lead the Penguins past the Detroit Red Wings 2-0 Wednesday night. Blake Comeau and Oskar Sundqvist scored for Pittsburgh ...

  • Police: Phelps' eyes, speech affected at DUI stop

    2 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) BALTIMORE (AP) — Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps registered .14 percent on a blood-alcohol test after he was stopped on a speeding violation, according to charging documents released Wednesday. The legal limit for intoxication in Maryland is .08. Phelps, 29, was ...

  • Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses

    5 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson abruptly resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling in her agency and rapidly eroding confidence that the president and his family were being kept safe. President Barack ...

  • Jeter: Players can share their stories on my site

    2 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter is among the most media-savvy athletes on the planet, but he says it came through trial and error. "I think you learn through experience," he told The Associated Press in an interview Wednesday, three ...

  • Penguins-Red Wings Sums

    2 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) Pittsburgh 0 1 1—2 Detroit 0 0 0—0 First Period_None. Penalties_Comeau, Pit (hooking), 1:00; Hornqvist, Pit (holding), 3:40. Second Period_1, Pittsburgh, Comeau 1 (Spaling, Scuderi), 7:04. Penalties_Abdelkader, Det (holding stick), 7:37; Lashoff, Det (interference), 10:09; Comeau, Pit (hooking), 19:27. Third ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Derby' game

    2 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were: 1st:9 Winning Spirit-2nd:6 Whirl Win-3rd:5 California Classic, Race Time: 1:49.85 (1st: 9 Winning Spirit, 2nd: 6 Whirl Win, 3rd: 5 California Classic; ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Evening' game

    2 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Evening" game were: 1-6-2 (one, six, two) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

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