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September 1, 2014

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  • AP Top Science News At 4:08 p.m. EDT

    4 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) Study: Action-packed TV might make you snack more Chefs, breeders pair up to produce tastier veggies Tripping seniors on purpose to stop future falls UN panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous 5 things to know about earthquake faults OK, so we ...

  • Study: Action-packed TV might make you snack more

    4 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show. THE SKINNY: Cornell University researchers randomly assigned ...

  • Police in Oregon say scene 'safe' after standoff

    4 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police have detained a man after a brief standoff near Interstate 84 in northeast Portland, Oregon. Sgt. Pete Simpson of the Portland Police Bureau said Monday afternoon the scene is now "safe." Authorities had earlier closed ...

  • US eating habits improve a bit _ except among poor

    4 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Americans' eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found. On ...

  • Kenneth Bae's family worried about his health

    5 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) SEATTLE (AP) — The sister of an American missionary held nearly two years in North Korea says she is worried about Kenneth Bae's health and wellbeing. In a statement released Monday after Bae gave a brief news conference in North ...

  • 2 killed, 2 wounded in gun battle near biker club

    5 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Police say at least 40 rounds were fired during a gun battle outside a Birmingham, Alabama, motorcycle club that killed two people and wounded two others. Birmingham police say the shooting happened shortly after 10 p.m. ...

  • Regional body to help restore stability in Lesotho

    5 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Southern Africa's regional body said Monday it will send an envoy and an observer team to Lesotho to help restore stability and security in the mountainous kingdom where military actions over the weekend caused the prime minister ...

  • Homeowner interrupting burglary is fatally stabbed

    5 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — An intruder stabbed a couple who unwittingly interrupted a burglary at their home, killing the man and injuring his wife, police said Monday. The couple was returning to their Staten Island home at around 10 p.m. ...

  • Phils' Hamels pulled with no-hitter thru 6 innings

    5 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Phillies has been pulled from the game after pitching six innings of no-hit ball against the Atlanta Braves. Hamels struck out seven, walked five, hit a batter and threw 108 pitches on ...

  • Iowa State football off to another awful start

    5 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) AMES, Iowa (AP) — One of the defining qualities of Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads is his ability to generate optimism in lieu of success. It's going to be tough to keep selling hope after another awful start. The Cyclones ...

  • Uruguay says Guantanamo prisoner not imminent

    5 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — The transfer of six men held at the Guantanamo Bay prison to Uruguay may not be imminent after all. In July, the Pentagon gave Congress required 30-day notice that it intended to send six prisoners to ...

  • Djokovic tops Kohlschreiber, reaches US Open QFs

    5 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Playing mostly mistake-free tennis, top-seeded Novak Djokovic reached the quarterfinals at the U.S. Open for the eighth year in a row — and 22nd consecutive Grand Slam tournament overall. Djokovic, the 2011 champion at Flushing Meadows, ...

  • AP Top News At 2:47 p.m. EDT

    6 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks UN backs inquiry of IS group's alleged crimes Iraqi prime minister pledges to root out militants Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in' Americans detained in North Korea call for US ...

  • Retired Associated Press newsman dies in NY at 76

    6 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — A former newsman who worked for The Associated Press for 39 years has died in New York. Bruce Hodgman was 76. His wife, Marion Hodgman, says he died Friday at a hospital 18 months after he ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 2:46 p.m. EDT

    6 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) New round of Ukraine talks opens with rebels backing off from full independence UN rights council launches investigation into Islamic State group's alleged crimes Outgoing Iraqi prime minister pledges to turn country into 'big grave' for Sunni militants An election ...

  • Parents of ill UK boy fight extradition from Spain

    6 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — The parents say they want to give their 5 year-old-boy with a brain tumor the best chance to live with a revolutionary new treatment they learned about on the Internet. Their British hospital says the boy has ...

  • Study claims cave art made by Neanderthals

    6 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) BERLIN (AP) — A series of lines scratched into rock in a cave near the southwestern tip of Europe could be proof that Neanderthals were more intelligent and creative than previously thought. The cross-hatched engravings inside Gorham's Cave in Gibraltar ...

  • Pakistan's premier challenged by raging protests

    6 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) ISLAMABAD (AP) — Ahead of a joint session of parliament, Pakistan's prime minister and army chief held marathon meetings Monday over violent anti-government protests that could force the premier of this nuclear-armed country to resign. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif again ...

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

    6 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday morning's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Midday" game were: 01-04-05-06-07-09-13-14-16-20 (one, four, five, six, seven, nine, thirteen, fourteen, sixteen, twenty)

  • Texas QB David Ash to miss BYU game

    6 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas quarterback David Ash, who missed most of last season with concussion symptoms, will not play this week against BYU after getting headaches and feeling dizzy in the hours following the Longhorns' season-opening win over North ...

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