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  • AP Exclusive: Driving up revered N. Korea mountain

    4 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) LAKE CHON, North Korea (AP) — When North Korea opens its doors, it does so for a reason. So it was when the authoritarian government granted permission for a road trip so extensive that few North Koreans — let alone ...

  • AP Top Technology News At 12:05 a.m. EDT

    4 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) 'Silicon Beach' brings tech boom to Los Angeles The top 20 US cities for tech startup funding Early Apple computer sells for $905,000 at auction Survey: Harassment a common part of online life Magic Johnson ready to assist tech in ...

  • AP Exclusive: A week on the road in North Korea

    4 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) LAKE CHON, North Korea (AP) — The Kaema Plateau, the "Roof of Korea," is a stunning, forest-covered highland nestled in such treacherous mountains that it was never taken by the Allies during the Korean War. It's now a truck stop. ...

  • Brazil race hinges on fickle lower middle class

    4 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The political debate boiled in Lena's Salon in Rio's Cantagalo slum, as patrons argued about who should win Sunday's presidential election. In one corner, owner Lucia Helena Silva was loudly arguing for President Dilma Rousseff ...

  • Yahoo CEO defends strategy in face of criticism

    4 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Signaling her reign has reached a pivotal juncture, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is trying to convince restless shareholders that the long-struggling Internet company is heading in the right direction. Mayer staunchly defended her strategy during a ...

  • Today in History

    4 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) Today is Thursday, Oct. 23, the 296th day of 2014. There are 69 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 23, 1944, the World War II Battle of Leyte (LAY'-tee) Gulf began, resulting in a major ...

  • AP PHOTOS: Brazil's poor, Rousseff's solid support

    4 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Children play amid tumbledown shacks in some of Rio de Janeiro's poorest hillside "favela" slums, places where armed drug traffickers lay down the law, stray bullets fly and raw sewage oozes into the streets. For ...

  • Royals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World Series

    4 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez and the pesky Kansas City Royals fought back from a Game 1 flop to beat the San Francisco Giants' brilliant bullpen and even the World Series. Perez broke Game 2 open with a ...

  • Butler delivers 2 big hits, KC evens World Series

    4 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A big-and-burly thumper still has a place on these flash-and-dash Kansas City Royals, it seems. Especially if he can deliver clutch hits in the World Series, the way Billy Butler did Wednesday night. Butler stroked ...

  • Giants' bullpen melts down in 7-2 loss to Royals

    4 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Giants manager Bruce Bochy signaled to his bullpen and got no relief. Over and over. While the Kansas City Royals showed off their late-inning heat, San Francisco's relievers melted down. Given a sixth-inning tie to ...

  • Postal workers appeal to Harvard president

    4 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The American Postal Workers Union is calling on Harvard University's president to oppose a business arrangement between Staples Inc. and the U.S. Postal Service, or resign her seat on the office supply company's board. "We're not ...

  • Royals 7, Giants 2

    4 hours, 36 minutes ago

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  • Chicago jail escapee sentenced to 36 years

    4 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — A bank robber who escaped from Chicago's high-rise Metropolitan Correctional Center has been sentenced to 36 years in prison. In December 2012, Joseph Banks and an accomplice smashed a hole in a cell window and climbed down ...

  • 10 Things to See in Sports: AP's top sports photos

    4 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) Here's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports. Images this week include a soccer game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea in the English Premier League and the Royals defeat ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Evening' game

    4 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were: 03-05-07-11-12-13-17-18-19-20 (three, five, seven, eleven, twelve, thirteen, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty)

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3' game

    4 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Pick 3" game were: 5-5-1 (five, five, one) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize of $500. Lesser amounts ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    4 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 21-23-28-35-36 (twenty-one, twenty-three, twenty-eight, thirty-five, thirty-six) Players with all five numbers win all or share a prize that starts at $50,000. Tickets ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'The Pick' game

    4 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "The Pick" game were: 02-05-19-23-40-41 (two, five, nineteen, twenty-three, forty, forty-one) Players need to match all of the six numbers drawn to win the first-place jackpot. ...

  • Mexico: Mayor linked to deadly attack on students

    4 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials said Wednesday that a drug gang implicated in the disappearance of 43 students in a southern city essentially ran the town, paying the mayor hundreds of thousands of dollars a month out of its profits ...

  • Hawks-Spurs, Box

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    (AP) ATLANTA (117) Carroll 2-5 2-2 6, Millsap 3-6 9-10 15, Horford 5-13 0-1 10, Teague 8-12 3-3 21, Korver 6-11 0-0 18, Brand 0-0 0-0 0, Bazemore 1-3 2-4 4, Sefolosha 2-5 4-6 8, Mack 2-4 0-0 5, Scott 8-8 ...

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