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September 23, 2014

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  • 3 Afghan Army officers in US immigration custody

    1 hour, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — Three Afghanistan National Army officers who vanished during training in Massachusetts were placed in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Tuesday after being detained on the Canadian border, authorities said. The agency said the ...

  • Woman breaks window, rescues baby in San Antonio

    2 hours ago

    (AP) SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A woman who noticed a baby in a hot car in a parking lot in San Antonio used a tire iron to smash the windshield and rescue the child. Angela Radtke (RAD'-kee) said Monday that she ...

  • Police deliver pie after Pizza Hut driver hurt

    2 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After a pizza delivery driver was injured in a crash in Portland, Oregon, two police officers completed the delivery for him. Steve Huckins tells KOIN (http://bit.ly/1rivLl5) that he and his wife were concerned Sept. 1 when ...

  • Wife of hostage held in Syria receives life plea

    2 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — The wife of a British aid worker held hostage in Syria by the Islamic State group has received an audio message from him pleading for his life. Barbara Henning said she has been told that her husband, ...

  • Hernandez cousin gets probation on contempt charge

    2 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — A cousin of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has been sentenced to two years of probation after pleading guilty to contempt for refusing to testify before the grand jury that indicted Hernandez in the 2012 ...

  • DC considers ban on American Indian nicknames

    2 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The D.C. Council will consider banning racially based nicknames for public schools in the nation's capital. Democratic Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie introduced a bill Tuesday that would force five schools in the District of Columbia to change nicknames ...

  • Syrian refugees in Turkey reach 150,000

    2 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Refugees streaming into Turkey from Syria say their home city, once bustling with 400,000 citizens, has become a ghost town, emptied of all people but a few thousand fighters trying to hold off an onslaught by ...

  • Webb 'seriously looking' at 2016 campaign

    2 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb says he is "seriously looking" at a Democratic presidential campaign in 2016, a move that could create a challenge to former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton if she seeks the White ...

  • Carmax and Medtronic are big market movers

    2 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Carmax Inc., down $5.01 to $47.80 The used car retailer reported a boost in quarterly profit, ...

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

    2 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday morning's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Midday" game were: 01-03-04-06-11-12-15-17-19-20 (one, three, four, six, eleven, twelve, fifteen, seventeen, nineteen, twenty)

  • EU increases Syria refugee aid by $280 million

    2 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is increasing its aid to those affected by the civil war in Syria by 215 million euros ($280 million). The EU Commission said Tuesday the new funding includes 50 million euros for humanitarian aid ...

  • Clothes taken in search for missing UVa student

    2 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — In a second search of the home of the man believed to be the last person seen with a missing University of Virginia student, officials said they took pieces of clothing, but they would not elaborate ...

  • US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,206

    2 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) As of Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at least 2,206 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count. The AP count is ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Midday' game

    2 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were: 9-6-0 (nine, six, zero)

  • Main developments in fight against extremist group

    2 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) Here is a look at the main developments Tuesday in the U.S.-led coalition's campaign against militants from the Islamic State group. — Warplanes from the U.S. and Arab allies strike Islamic State group positions in Syria for the first time, ...

  • Philippine leader questions intent of China ships

    2 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Philippine President Benigno Aquino III says his nation will stick up for its territorial rights in the disputed South China Sea. Aquino voiced concern Tuesday that a June mission by two Chinese survey ships at the ...

  • Details of the mission against militants in Syria

    2 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets and an al-Qaida group in Syria. Some facts about the military action: ___ THE ASSAULT Who: U.S., Bahrain, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and ...

  • Goodell meets 11 former players about NFL conduct

    2 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and chief assistant Troy Vincent have met with 11 former NFL players to discuss ways to improve the league's personal conduct policy. They met Tuesday with Hall of Famer Mike Singletary, plus ...

  • Airstrikes alone may not defeat Sunni militants

    2 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) BAGHDAD (AP) — In their Syrian strongholds, extremists from the Islamic State group had been moving into civilian apartment buildings for cover days before the U.S. and its allies began pounding them before dawn Tuesday, activists say. It's just one ...

  • Soft data, Syria strikes hit US, European markets

    2 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Weak economic news and airstrikes against militants in Syria sent global stock markets lower. The biggest declines came in Europe, where France's benchmark index fell sharply. The selling was more modest in Asia and the U.S., ...

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