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  • Ronstadt gets answer to 'When Will I Be Loved?'

    2 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Linda Ronstadt got the answer to that question she's been asking for decades: "When Will I Be Loved?" The answer was Monday at the White House, by President Barack Obama, who hung a National Medal of ...

  • AP Top Entertainment News At 6:49 a.m. EDT

    2 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) Gaga on Bennett duet CD: Jazz comes easier vs. pop 'Of Mice and Men' leaves Broadway on a record high 'Lucy' smacks down 'Hercules' in box office bout 'Pawn Stars' TV star plans stores near famous shop Review: 'Guardians' is ...

  • IMF approves new $5B credit line for Morocco

    3 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) RABAT, Morocco (AP) — The International Monetary fund has announced a new, two-year $5 billion credit line for Morocco to support reform efforts. The new support follows up on an earlier two year credit agreement approved in 2012 to protect ...

  • Aetna 2Q profit rises 2.4 percent

    3 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Aetna Inc. (AET) on Tuesday reported profit that climbed by 2.4 percent in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations. The Hartford, Connecticut-based company said profit increased to $548.8 million, or $1.52 per share, from $536 ...

  • Madagascar billed as surfing paradise

    3 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Itching to catch a wave? Try Madagascar. The California-based International Surfing Association says the island nation in the Indian Ocean has become its 86th member as part of a drive to promote the sport in Africa. In ...

  • Avoiding plane crashes as air traffic doubles

    3 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — More travelers are flying than ever before, creating a daunting challenge for airlines: keep passengers safe in an ever more crowded airspace. Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe — roughly the population of New ...

  • China: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigation

    3 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — China's Communist Party says it has launched an investigation into a former domestic security chief who was once among the country's most feared leaders. The official Xinhua News Agency cited the party as saying Tuesday it is ...

  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    3 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. ISRAEL-HAMAS WAR ENTERS FOURTH WEEK — DURATION, DEATHS MATCH FIRST CONFLICT Heaviest bombardment in Gaza yet as Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy ...

  • China announces probe into ex-security czar Zhou Yongkang over alleged discipline violations

    3 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — China announces probe into ex-security czar Zhou Yongkang over alleged discipline violations.

  • AP Top International News At 6:08 a.m. EDT

    3 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) Israel hits symbols of Hamas power in Gaza war EU envoys meeting on tougher Russia sanctions 22 civilians reported killed in east Ukraine BP warns of impact of Russia sanctions on profits AP PHOTOS: NKorea opens summer camp for kids ...

  • 22 civilians reported killed in east Ukraine

    3 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Local authorities in eastern Ukraine say at least 22 civilians have been killed in one day by shelling. City hall in Luhansk, which is under the control of separatist rebels, said Tuesday that five people were ...

  • Relieved evacuees return after California wildfire

    3 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) SHINGLE SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight. The evacuees ...

  • Wildlife volunteer pleads in deaths of 300 animals

    3 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A longtime volunteer with a local animal protection organization in New Jersey has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges. Authorities say they found more than 300 dead birds and animals in the Little Silver home of ...

  • Kosovo prosecutor suspects some killed for organs

    3 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) BRUSSELS (AP) — A special European Union prosecutor says there are "compelling indications" that up to 10 captives were killed to have their organs harvested for illegal trafficking during the 1998-99 Kosovo war. However, American prosecutor Clint Williamson said Tuesday ...

  • Whale watching boat snagged by lobster trap rope

    3 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — They're not castaways, but like the tourists on Gilligan's Island, a group of whale watchers expecting only a three-hour tour got much more after their boat was snagged by a lobster trap rope outside Boston. The 157 ...

  • Nigerian weightlifting gold medalist Chika Amalaha fails doping test at Commonwealth Games

    3 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Nigerian weightlifting gold medalist Chika Amalaha fails doping test at Commonwealth Games .

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    3 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 02-09-25-34-37 (two, nine, twenty-five, thirty-four, thirty-seven) Players with all five numbers win all or share a prize that starts at $50,000. Tickets ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3' game

    3 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Pick 3" game were: 1-3-0 (one, three, zero) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize of $500. Lesser amounts ...

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

    3 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday morning's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Midday" game were: 01-02-04-08-09-10-14-15-16-17 (one, two, four, eight, nine, ten, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen)

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

    3 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were: 01-05-07-09-10-11-13-17-18-20 (one, five, seven, nine, ten, eleven, thirteen, seventeen, eighteen, twenty)

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