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  • Jeb Bush talks education for Arkansas GOP hopeful

    4 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) SHERWOOD, Ark. (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush praised education proposals from gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson in Arkansas Tuesday despite differences between the Republicans on key school reforms, as the potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate stepped up campaigning for ...

  • 3 charged with homicide in Mexico army killings

    1 hour, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's attorney general says three soldiers have been charged with homicide in the June 30 killing of 22 suspected gang members. Jesus Murillo Karam said Tuesday that the soldiers opened fire on criminal suspects "without any ...

  • Mexico prosecutor: 3 soldiers charged with homicide in army killing of 22 gang suspects

    1 hour, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico prosecutor: 3 soldiers charged with homicide in army killing of 22 gang suspects.

  • Rousseff takes lead in Brazil election poll

    1 hour, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has opened a lead over her top rival in their election race. A survey by the Datafolha polling group released Tuesday night says 49 percent of voters would cast ballots for ...

  • Pot decriminalization bill drafted in Jamaica

    2 hours ago

    (AP) KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica's justice minister says legislation has been drafted to decriminalize marijuana on the Caribbean island where the drug has long been pervasive but prohibited. At a Tuesday news conference, Mark Golding told reporters that lawmakers should ...

  • AP Top International News At 6 p.m. EDT

    2 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) No images of Hong Kong protests in China's media Kurds claim advances in Iraq as Britain joins fray US Ebola labs, health equipment arrive in Liberia Families wait in agony for word on Ebola patients EU says Apple gets illegal ...

  • Mexico says 14 of 57 missing students found

    2 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Fourteen of the 57 students reported missing after weekend shootings that killed six people in the southern state of Guerrero have been located, officials said Tuesday. Some were found in their homes or at school, and ...

  • Spanish rescued after 12 days trapped in Peru cave

    3 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) LEIMEBAMBA, Peru (AP) — A Spanish speleologist has been rescued in Peru after spending 12 days trapped about 400 meters (1,300 feet) underground in a cave in Peru's remote Amazon region. Rescuers brought 44-year-old Cecilio Lopez out of the mouth ...

  • What to serve a guest who's fasting? Hospitality

    3 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — What do you serve a man who isn't eating? Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (nah-REN'-drah MOH'-dee) got warm water and an empty plate as guest of honor at a White House dinner and a State Department luncheon. ...

  • Large crowds mark 1991 coup anniversary in Haiti

    3 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A crowd of supporters of former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide marched through the capital on the anniversary of a 1991 military coup that ousted the country's first democratically elected leader. Supporters tried to march from the ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Midday' game

    4 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were: 5-4-1 (five, four, one)

  • Gaza lions sent to Jordan after war damages zoo

    4 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — A trio of scrawny lions was brought into Israel from Gaza on Tuesday en route to a better life at a wildlife sanctuary in Jordan after their zoo was damaged in the recent Israel-Hamas ...

  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs California gun restriction

    4 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill making California the first state that allows family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to pose a threat. Brown announced the bill ...

  • AP Top Sports News At 3:40 p.m. EDT

    4 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) NFL says Abdullah should not have been penalized Raiders make Tony Sparano interim coach NC State coach apologizes for fake injury remarks Soto to catch Lester for Athletics vs Royals A's Lester, Royals' Shields in AL wild-card focus Training camp ...

  • Feds unveil cleanup plan for nuclear waste dump

    5 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy says it's committed to cleaning up and resuming operations at the federal government's troubled nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico by early 2016, work that's expected to cost more than ...

  • Police on manhunt find pipe bombs in woods

    5 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — State police searching for a man accused of killing a state trooper say they found two pipe bombs in the Pennsylvania woods during their manhunt. Lt. Col. George Bivens said Tuesday the pipe bombs were ...

  • Hillary Clinton to raise money for NH's Shaheen

    5 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Democratic officials say Hillary Rodham Clinton is hosting a fundraiser for Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in New York City this week. Shaheen faces Republican Scott Brown, a former senator from Massachusetts, in November. Two Democrats with ...

  • Key witness is calm in Detroit officer's trial

    5 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — A key witness whose stormy remarks temporarily halted the trial of a Detroit police officer returned for more testimony Tuesday, speaking slowly and softly about a chaotic raid that killed her 7-year-old granddaughter while the girl slept ...

  • In Georgia, 2 parties battle over minority votes

    5 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Republicans and Democrats in Georgia are in a fierce fight to inspire blacks and other minorities to cast ballots in this year's midterm elections, with several statewide offices and control of the Senate at stake. Democrats ...

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

    5 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday morning's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Midday" game were: 01-03-04-07-08-11-12-13-15-18 (one, three, four, seven, eight, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fifteen, eighteen)

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