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  • NY Gov. Cuomo raises profile _ but for what?

    6 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — With a new book, an appearance on David Letterman and high-profile trips overseas, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is raising his national profile and laying the ground work for what might be an ambitious next political ...

  • Fire exposes illegal Chinese factories in Italy

    6 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) PRATO, Italy (AP) — There was no fire alarm at the garment factory outside Florence where Chen Changzhong worked and lived. Heat finally startled him awake the morning of Dec. 1, 2013. Before him was a maze of burning fabric. ...

  • AP Top International News At 1:44 a.m. EDT

    6 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) HK leader: 'External forces' involved in protests Ebola: Africa's image takes a hit Joko Widodo inaugurated as Indonesian president Marine accused in Philippine killing tests US ties AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia Japan trade, justice ministers quit amid scandals ...

  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia

    6 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) At least 38 people were killed in a series of snowstorms and avalanches in Nepal's worst hiking disaster. Search teams in army helicopters rescued dozens of foreigners who were stranded along the popular Annapurna trekking route. Riot police advanced on ...

  • Expelled Nazis paid millions in Social Security

    6 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) — Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in U.S. Social Security benefits after being forced out of the United States, an Associated Press investigation has found. The payments, underwritten by ...

  • AP Top Health News At 1:12 a.m. EDT

    6 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows Ebola: Africa's image takes a hit Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallas Cruise ship docks with Ebola-watched health worker CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team New military medical ...

  • Clinics say not best place to check for Ebola

    6 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) When a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. started feeling ill himself, he didn't rush to the nearest hospital. He chose an urgent care clinic. So ...

  • Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallas

    7 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) DALLAS (AP) — Ebola fears are starting to ease for some in Dallas as a monitoring period passes for those who had close contact with a victim of the disease. Also a scare aboard a cruise ship has ended with ...

  • China gives $6 million for food in Ebola countries

    7 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — China has contributed $6 million to the World Food Program to help stave off food shortages in countries worst affected by the Ebola virus. The WFP announced Monday that the money will go to Guinea, Liberia and ...

  • China's ruling party opens meeting on rule of law

    7 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party leaders have convened a conclave to guide policy for the coming year and discuss how to bolster the country's rule of law. Rule of law is a tricky subject in China because the ...

  • Argentine town faces ghosts of its Dirty War

    7 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) OLAVARRIA, Argentina (AP) — Shade trees hide the crumbling farm house outside of Olavarria. Hidden at the end of a dirt path, the white plaster coating is falling away from the brick foundation like scabs peeling off an unhealed wound. ...

  • AP Top News at 12:20 a.m. EDT

    7 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) Expelled Nazis paid millions in Social Security OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) — Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in U.S. Social Security benefits after being forced out of the United States, an Associated Press ...

  • AP PHOTOS: New gloss on Cuba's classic cars

    7 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) HAVANA (AP) — When Martin Viera's Chevrolet rolled out of the dealer's lot, Harry Truman was president of the United States, gasoline cost 27 cents a gallon and a 24-year-old lefty named Tommy Lasorda was pitching for Almendares in the ...

  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America

    7 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP)  Thousands of protesters marched along Acapulco's famed coastal boulevard Friday demanding the safe return of 43 missing students from a rural teachers college in Guerrero state, while in Mexico City handcuffed municipal police officers suspected of involvement in their disappearance ...

  • Bryant scores 26, Lakers rally past Jazz 98-91

    7 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant scored 26 points and Carlos Boozer added 19, leading the Los Angeles Lakers to a 98-91 preseason victory over the Utah Jazz on Sunday night. Boozer also had nine rebounds and six of the ...

  • Jazz-Lakers, Box

    8 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) UTAH (91) Hayward 2-4 3-4 8, Favors 1-3 2-2 4, Kanter 7-15 0-0 14, Exum 2-7 1-2 5, Burks 7-14 7-9 21, Evans 0-1 0-0 0, Clark 4-5 0-0 9, Hood 3-8 1-3 9, Gobert 2-4 4-6 8, Jones 2-2 ...

  • Kerry seeks Asia's help in anti-Islamic State push

    8 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Indonesia for a brief visit aimed at building Asian support for the fights against Islamic State extremists and the deadly Ebola virus. Highlighting the Obama administration's commitment to ...

  • Today in History

    8 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) Today is Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2014. There are 72 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Oct. 20, 1944, during World War II, Gen. Douglas MacArthur stepped ashore at Leyte (LAY'-tee) in the ...

  • AP Top Business News At 11:48 p.m. EDT

    8 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) Japan leads Asia stocks higher after US rebound German finance chief: confident on balanced budget 'Fury' blasts 'Gone Girl' from top of box office Market turmoil: A gift for mortgage refinancers? India fuel reform puts diesel under market control Ukraine ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 11:45 p.m. EDT

    8 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) AP Investigation: Nazi war crime suspects collected millions of dollars in US Social Security Obama confronts Ebola scares with high-profile action amid swirl of politics, second-guessing 10 Things to Know for Monday CDC to update protocols for treating Ebola patients, ...

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