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  • NATO sees Russia ready for Ukraine incursion

    49 minutes ago

    (AP) KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — NATO's top commander says Russia still has enough troops stationed on Ukraine's border to mount a major incursion, and that it is using its military might to affect political developments inside Ukraine. U.S. Gen. Philip Breedlove ...

  • Lebanese FM: Cyprus may be jihadi transit point

    50 minutes ago

    (AP) NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Lebanon's foreign minister says more attention should be paid to the possibility of Cyprus becoming a gateway for aspiring foreign jihadis to transit in and out of the Middle East. Foreign Minister Gibran Bassil warned after ...

  • Obama to hold talks with Jordan's King Abdullah

    53 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will hold talks at the White House next week with Jordan's King Abdullah, a key U.S. ally in the Middle East. The White House says the military campaign to counter the Islamic State group ...

  • AP Top Strange News At 9:25 a.m. EST

    56 minutes ago

    (AP) Passengers in Russia's Arctic give airliner a push Man arrested; deputies say he aimed banana at them Heirloom ring flushed; sewer workers retrieve it Houston-area family rescues dog with jug on head Ohio family recovers missing Sasquatch statue In Seattle, ...

  • FBI: Texas investigators stole rare comic books

    58 minutes ago

    (AP) HOUSTON (AP) — Two Houston-area investigators are accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in rare comic books while working an embezzlement case. The Houston Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1xSEkHC ) a grand jury indicted 41-year-old Dustin Deutsch on Tuesday with ...

  • AP Top Political News At 9:22 a.m. EST

    59 minutes ago

    (AP) Eyeing 2016, Clinton selective on policy issues Obama's immigration move disappoints businesses Obama administration sets stricter smog standard Obama: No excuse for violent, destructive protest Facing health law hikes, consumers mull options Obama takes on hecklers over immigration policy A ...

  • Obama administration sets stricter smog standard

    59 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration took steps Wednesday to cut levels of smog-forming pollution linked to asthma, lung damage and other health problems, making good on one of President Barack Obama's original campaign promises while setting up a fresh ...

  • Developers look to create underground NYC park

    1 hour, 1 minute ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York City's High Line, an elevated park built on defunct railroad tracks transformed into an urban sanctuary of flowers, grasses and trees. Private planners inspired by the ...

  • Germany to require 30 pct women in top boardrooms

    1 hour, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) BERLIN (AP) — Germany's leading companies will need to have at least 30 percent women on their supervisory boards from 2016, according to a new directive being adopted by the government, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday. The leaders of Germany's ...

  • 5 free things to do in Spokane, Washington

    1 hour, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Spokane is Washington's second-largest city, with its 210,000 residents living about 270 miles (435 kilometers) east of bigger, richer and better-known Seattle. The Lilac City is the largest community between Seattle and Minneapolis across the northern ...

  • AP Interview: Jordan prince calls for tolerance

    1 hour, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A brother of Jordan's king is urging moderate Muslims to take a stand against extremists who he says violate the core values of Islam. Prince Feisal also told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Jordan is ...

  • AP Top Technology News At 9:12 a.m. EST

    1 hour, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) Review: 4 shopping apps that will save you money Thanksgiving travel woes? There's an app for that Gift Guide: Lots of tablet choices, oh my! HP earnings show continued struggle Sizing up what Apple's $700B market cap could buy Google's ...

  • Wednesday's Sports Scoreboard

    1 hour, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) All Times Eastern National Football League No games today. National Basketball Association Brooklyn vs Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Golden State vs Orlando, 7 p.m. Portland vs Charlotte, 7 p.m. Washington vs Cleveland, 7 p.m. L.A. Clippers vs Detroit, 7:30 p.m. New ...

  • Children's' music star Laurie Berkner new plan

    1 hour, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — This fall, Laurie Berkner has been on a mission that likely will make children and parents happy: making more Laurie Berkners. The singer-songwriter, who Time magazine dubbed "the queen of children's music," has been training teachers ...

  • Prosecutor faces new criticism over Ferguson case

    1 hour, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — He criticized the media. He talked about witness testimony that didn't match physical evidence. And he did it at night, as a city already on edge waited to learn if a grand jury would indict a ...

  • Ferguson officer says he never wanted to kill

    1 hour, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson says he "never wanted to take anybody's life" and feels sorry about the death of Michael Brown. But Wilson says in an interview with ABC's "Good Morning America" that aired Wednesday that ...

  • Man who fell from ceiling naked faces arraignment

    1 hour, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — A Boston man who police say fell naked through the ceiling of a women's bathroom at Logan Airport and then assaulted an elderly man is scheduled for arraignment. Prosecutors say 26-year-old Cameron Shenk is expected to be ...

  • Source: Redskins to start Colt McCoy over RG3

    1 hour, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — A person familiar with the decision says the Washington Redskins plan to start Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. The person told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because coach ...

  • Brown's mother: Ferguson decision 'heartbreaking'

    1 hour, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Brown's mother says it has been a "sleepless, very hard, heartbreaking and unbelievable" time for her since the announcement that a grand jury didn't indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson for killing her son. Lesley ...

  • Rickshaw research reveals extreme Delhi pollution

    1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW DELHI (AP) — The three-wheeled rickshaw lurched through New Delhi's commuter-clogged streets with an American scientist and several air pollution monitors in the back seat. Car horns blared. A scrappy scooter buzzed by belching black smoke from its tailpipe. ...

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