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  • Curious about Palestine, Israeli visitors return

    28 minutes ago

    (AP) RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — This bustling center of Palestinian life is just a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem, but for Israelis it might as well be on the other side of the world. Since a major round of Israeli-Palestinian fighting ...

  • Journalists charged with defaming Thailand's navy

    31 minutes ago

    (AP) PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — Thai authorities have charged two journalists with defaming Thailand's navy in an online news report about the trafficking of refugees from Myanmar. The Australian editor of the Phuketwan website and his Thai colleague appeared at a ...

  • Ukraine Interior Minister: 3 dead, 13 injured after clashes at Black Sea military base.

    57 minutes ago

    (AP) KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine Interior Minister: 3 dead, 13 injured after clashes at Black Sea military base.

  • Royal couple visit wildfire-affected Aussie town

    1 hour, 1 minute ago

    (AP) SYDNEY (AP) — Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, visited a town ravaged by wildfires in the mountains west of Sydney on Thursday, as they continue their Down Under tour. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge stopped in the ...

  • Moderate earthquake jolts southern Iran

    1 hour, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state TV says a magnitude 5.3 earthquake has jolted a sparsely populated district in the south of the country. The quake was moderate and no injuries were reported. The TV says the quake struck in ...

  • India struggles with rebel threats during election

    1 hour, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) RAJNANDGAON, India (AP) — Voters are casting ballots in India's general election despite threats of violence in some areas by extreme leftist insurgents, who say the country's democracy has failed its marginalized and its poor. The central state of Chhattisgarh, ...

  • Ukraine, US to alternately cajole, threaten Russia

    2 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) GENEVA (AP) — Ukraine is seeking to pacify Russia even as the U.S. prepares a new round of sanctions to punish Moscow for what Washington says are Russian efforts to foment unrest in the former Soviet state. The carrot-and-stick strategy ...

  • AP Top Business News At 11:43 p.m. EDT

    8 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) Asia stocks fail to match Wall Street gains Google's 1Q earnings disappoint as ad prices slip IBM posts lower 1Q earnings amid hardware slump Why high oil prices are actually good for airlines US stocks close higher for third day ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3' game

    3 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Pick 3" game were: 2-2-5 (two, two, five) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize of $500. Lesser amounts ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in '2 BY 2' game

    3 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "2 BY 2" game were: Red Balls: 15-26, White Balls: 11-24 (Red Balls: fifteen, twenty-six; White Balls: eleven, twenty-four) Top Prize: $20,000

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'The Pick' game

    3 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "The Pick" game were: 05-12-32-35-37-44 (five, twelve, thirty-two, thirty-five, thirty-seven, forty-four) Players need to match all of the six numbers drawn to win the first-place jackpot. ...

  • CA Lottery

    3 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — These California lotteries were drawn Wednesday: Daily 3 Evening 3-8-3 (three, eight, three) Daily 3 Midday 0-1-5 (zero, one, five) Daily 4 2-6-2-0 (two, six, two, zero) Daily Derby 1st:7 Eureka-2nd:5 California Classic-3rd:6 Whirl Win, Race Time: ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'SuperLotto Plus' game

    4 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "SuperLotto Plus" game were: 11-16-23-38-39, Mega Ball: 20 (eleven, sixteen, twenty-three, thirty-eight, thirty-nine; Mega Ball: twenty)

  • Malaysian lawmaker and lawyer Karpal Singh dies

    4 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Veteran Malaysian opposition lawmaker Karpal Singh, an eminent lawyer who had been detained without trial under security laws and battled numerous sedition charges, has died in a road accident. He was 73. District police chief ...

  • Progress in Venezuela talks, but protests continue

    4 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Negotiators for the government and the opposition have agreed to broaden membership in a truth commission that is to investigate who is to blame for 41 deaths tied to weeks of political unrest in Venezuela. Colombian ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Evening' game

    5 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Evening" game were: 3-8-3 (three, eight, three) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4' game

    5 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 4" game were: 2-6-2-0 (two, six, two, zero) Ticket-holders with all four winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Derby' game

    5 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were: 1st:7 Eureka-2nd:5 California Classic-3rd:6 Whirl Win, Race Time: 1:49.63 (1st: 7 Eureka, 2nd: 5 California Classic, 3rd: 6 Whirl Win; Race Time: ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    5 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 01-19-32-33-34 (one, nineteen, thirty-two, thirty-three, thirty-four) The numbers are listed in sequential order, but any combination wins.

  • Apology for UN refusal to stop Rwanda genocide

    6 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The diplomat who was president of the U.N. Security Council in April 1994 apologized Wednesday for the council's refusal to recognize that genocide was taking place in Rwanda and for doing nothing to halt the slaughter ...

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