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December 21, 2014

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  • Tsunami: Scenes of grief, viewed from van of death

    12 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) Some 230,000 people were killed in the Indian Ocean tsunami set off by a magnitude 9.1 earthquake on Dec. 26, 2004. A dozen countries were hit, from Indonesia to India to Africa's east coast. Scores of Associated Press journalists covered ...

  • AP Top News At 12:33 a.m. EST

    12 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) AP sources: Cops' killer angry at chokehold death Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattage North Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking A chance to breach divide for young in Cuba and US Raul Castro: Don't expect detente to ...

  • No. 21 Mississippi State trounces Illinois-Chicago 73-36

    12 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kendra Grant scored 14 points and No. 21 Mississippi State trounced Illinois-Chicago 73-36 in the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic on Saturday. Victoria Vivians had 12 points overall and Dominique Dillingham had all 10 of her ...

  • Shepard leads No. 19 SDSU over Ball St, 70-57

    12 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — Winston Shepard scored 15 points and JJ O'Brien had 13 to lead No. 19 San Diego State to a 70-57 victory over Ball State on Saturday night. The Aztecs (8-3) were playing for the first time ...

  • Staten leads No. 22 West Virginia past NC State

    12 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Juwan Staten scored 24 points to lead No. 22 West Virginia to an 83-69 win over North Carolina State on Saturday night. Devin Williams had 16 points and Jaysean Paige added 11 points to help the ...

  • CA Lottery

    12 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — These California lotteries were drawn Saturday: Daily 3 Evening 7-9-0 (seven, nine, zero) Daily 3 Midday 7-4-5 (seven, four, five) Daily 4 1-9-4-6 (one, nine, four, six) Daily Derby 1st:9 Winning Spirit-2nd:2 Lucky Star-3rd:7 Eureka, Race Time: ...

  • AP Top Political News At 12:21 a.m. EST

    12 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) Obama takes foreign policy risk, but on his own terms Congress finishes up, its members still grumbling Obama's Cuba moves reflect Florida political shift Obama: No justification for murder of NYC police Holder calls police shootings 'act of barbarism' GOP ...

  • Obama: No justification for murder of NYC police

    12 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama says he unconditionally condemns the murder of two police officers shot in broad daylight on Saturday in New York. Obama says there's no justification for the slayings. He says police offers risk their own ...

  • No. 8 Gonzaga struggles past Cal Poly 63-50

    12 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) SEATTLE (AP) — Kevin Pangos scored 11 of his 16 points in the second half, and No. 8 Gonzaga struggled to shake pesky Cal Poly before pulling away for a 63-50 win on Saturday night. Gonzaga (11-1) was flat throughout ...

  • Canucks' Hansen collapses on bench, walks off

    12 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canucks forward Jannik Hansen appeared to collapse on the bench after taking a hit during the second period of Vancouver's game against the Calgary Flames. The Canucks announced Saturday night that Hansen would not return ...

  • Today in History

    13 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) Today is Sunday, Dec. 21, the 355th day of 2014. There are 10 days left in the year. Winter arrives at 6:03 p.m. Eastern time. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 21, 1864, during the Civil War, Union forces led ...

  • Michael Brown's family condemns shootings of NYC officers

    13 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) The family of Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, has released a statement condemning the shooting deaths of two New York City officers. The statement posted Saturday on Twitter by the Parks & Crump ...

  • Jarreau helps Washington edge Oklahoma 69-76

    13 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jernard Jarreau scored 12 points, and No. 16 Washington held on for a 69-67 victory over No. 15 Oklahoma on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Showcase. The Huskies (10-0) led by as many as 20 ...

  • Gallinari leads Nuggets past Pacers, 76-73

    13 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — Danilo Gallinari scored 19 points, including a 3-pointer to spark a key fourth-quarter run, and the Denver Nuggets hung on to beat the Indiana Pacers 76-73 on Saturday night. Ty Lawson added 15 points and 10 assists ...

  • Pacers-Nuggets, Box

    13 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) INDIANA (73) S.Hill 3-7 3-4 11, West 8-22 2-5 19, Hibbert 0-4 0-0 0, Sloan 4-11 0-0 9, Stuckey 1-10 2-2 4, Allen 2-3 2-2 6, Miles 6-19 2-2 16, Rudez 2-5 0-0 5, Scola 1-7 1-2 3, Copeland 0-0 ...

  • A chance to breach divide for young in Cuba and US

    13 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) HAVANA (AP) — Daniela Martinez long figured that someday she would leave the struggles of daily life in Cuba and join her uncle in the United States, but after the events of the last few days, the 18-year-old medical student ...

  • Rinne picks up 21st win as Predators beat Wild 6-5 in OT

    13 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mattias Ekholm scored his first goal of the season 1:45 into overtime, lifting Pekka Rinne and the Nashville Predators to a 6-5 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night. Rinne made 22 saves for ...

  • Predators-Wild Sums

    13 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) Nashville 3 0 2 1—6 Minnesota 2 1 2 0—5 First Period_1, Minnesota, Zucker 12 (Pominville, Koivu), 1:10. 2, Nashville, Jarnkrok 3 (Weber, Josi), 4:37. 3, Minnesota, Parise 12 (Coyle, Vanek), 6:37. 4, Nashville, Cullen 4 (Bartley, Fisher), 13:58. 5, ...

  • Ellis leads Mavericks over Spurs 99-93

    13 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) DALLAS (AP) — Monta Ellis equaled his season high with 38 points, including 11 during the final four minutes, to spark a late rally as the Dallas Mavericks beat the depleted San Antonio Spurs 99-93 Saturday in Rajon Rondo's debut ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'SuperLotto Plus' game

    13 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "SuperLotto Plus" game were: 05-07-21-31-33, Mega Ball: 12 (five, seven, twenty-one, thirty-one, thirty-three; Mega Ball: twelve)

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