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  • Senate hopefuls risk "oppo-research" revelations

    5 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John Walsh is learning that running for a highly competitive Senate seat brings intense scrutiny of almost everything he ever wrote or said publicly. The Montana Democrat is coping with a New York Times report of ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Midday' game

    10 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were: 2-5-1 (two, five, one)

  • Busy Gaza morgue performs Muslim burial rituals

    15 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — In the morgue at a small Gaza hospital, the anguished cries of those who lost loved ones in Israeli airstrikes fell silent Thursday when Ahmed Jadallah began attending to the corpses, one by one, ...

  • AP Top Strange News At 4:03 p.m. EDT

    23 minutes ago

    (AP) Tortoise an accomplice in alligator's zoo escape? Naked thieves take burgers from SW Fla eatery Honey bees sting Texas man about 1,000 times Man run over by own truck during road rage New Jersey sues over Florida pizza shop logo ...

  • Porch shooter: I didn't know gun was loaded

    38 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch immediately suggested to police it was an accident and that he didn't know his shotgun was loaded, according to recorded remarks played in court Thursday. ...

  • Ukraine accused of targeting civilians in east

    1 hour ago

    (AP) DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — War literally came to Alexander Litvinenko's living room, when a missile punched a gaping hole into the wall of his ninth-floor apartment. The 53-year-old college philosophy teacher had just stepped into his study to check the ...

  • AP Top International News At 2:52 p.m. EDT

    1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed' in Mali US pulls Peace Corps volunteers from Kenya Pope meets Sudanese woman sentenced to death Prosecutors: Venezuelan official detained in Aruba As Iraq gets new ...

  • Court: Poland violated human rights in CIA case

    1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Europe's top human rights court ruled Thursday that Poland violated the rights of two terror suspects by allowing the CIA to secretly imprison them on Polish soil from 2002-2003 and facilitating the conditions under which they ...

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

    1 hour, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday morning's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Midday" game were: 05-07-09-10-12-13-15-16-18-19 (five, seven, nine, ten, twelve, thirteen, fifteen, sixteen, eighteen, nineteen)

  • Jewish group wants Turkish PM to return award

    1 hour, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Jewish American group is asking Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to return an award it gave him in 2004, accusing the Turkish leader of "dangerous rhetoric" and "inciting violence against the Jewish people." In ...

  • Russians sentenced to 4 ½ years on riot conviction

    1 hour, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court convicted two Russian opposition activists and sentenced them to 4 ½ years in prison Thursday for their role in organizing protests a day before President Vladimir Putin's inauguration in May 2012. Sergei Udaltsov and ...

  • Coast Guard: Wreckage of teen pilot's plane found

    2 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) PLAINFIELD, Ind. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says crews have found wreckage from an airplane piloted by an Indiana teenager who was killed when he crashed during an around-the-world flight. Coast Guard spokesman Gene Maestas in Honolulu says portions ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game

    2 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were: 4-10-12-22-31, Powerball: 3 (four, ten, twelve, twenty-two, thirty-one, Powerball: three) Estimated jackpot: $40 million ___ Arizona Winners: Combination Prize No. AZ Winners Jackpot 0 5 ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'The Pick' game

    2 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday night's 1.2 Million drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "The Pick" drawing were: 1-4-10-15-32-33. (one, four, ten, fifteen, thirty-two, thirty-three) Lottery officials said that without a jackpot winner, the top prize in the ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    2 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 7-8-16-22-26 (seven, eight, sixteen, twenty-two, twenty-six) Estimated jackpot: $74,000 Players with all five numbers win all or share a prize that starts ...

  • Prosecutors: Venezuelan official detained in Aruba

    3 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Authorities in Aruba say they have detained a former Venezuelan intelligence official on a request from the U.S. government. Prosecutors' office spokeswoman Ann Angela confirmed Thursday that the detained man is Hugo Carvajal Barrios, an aide ...

  • Police: Bomb blast kills 1 at Nigerian bus station

    3 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Police say a bomb has ripped through a popular bus station in northern Nigeria, killing one person and injuring eight others. Kano State Police Commissioner Aderenle Shinaba blamed the attack on "terrorists" that entered the motor ...

  • Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

    3 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the ...

  • Gunmen kill foreign woman on Kenya coast

    3 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenya police official says a female tourist has been shot dead in the coastal town of Mombasa, the second foreigner shot in same area this month. Henry Ondiek, the Criminal Investigations chief in Mombasa, said ...

  • Ricky Martin to be judge on 'The Voice ... Mexico'

    3 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — And the fourth and final judge for "The Voice ... Mexico" is: Ricky Martin. The Puerto Rican pop star will join Yuri, Julion Alvarez and Italian songstress Laura Pausini as the judges for the singing contest. ...

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