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  • Ship with 700 migrants safely towed to Greek coast

    11 minutes ago

    (AP) IERAPETRA, Greece (AP) — Officials say a broken-down smuggling ship carrying 700 men, women and children trying to emigrate to Europe has been safely towed to just off the southern Greek island of Crete. Authorities there are preparing to provide ...

  • CA Lottery

    1 hour, 37 minutes ago

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

  • In Peru, whip-cracking vigilantes serve up justice

    1 hour, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) CAJAMARCA, Peru (AP) — The standard "peacemaker" in this highlands Peruvian provincial capital is a whip fashioned from the twisted sinew of a bull penis. It gets a lot of respect. So do the well-organized bands of citizen vigilantes who ...

  • Private firms filling Latin America's security gap

    1 hour, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — A panic alert flashed across Alberto Herrera's computer screen. Men claiming to be with the notorious Gulf Cartel had stopped a convoy transporting chemicals through a lawless region of northeastern Mexico. They seized two drivers from ...

  • AP PHOTOS: Private security guards VIPs in Mexico

    2 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — The earpiece is usually the giveaway. Or, maybe it's the dark suits, the big SUVs with tinted windows or the menacing Dodge Avengers in black, always black. Private guards are part of a tense landscape in ...

  • Report: Colombia's land restitution effort lagging

    2 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Threats of violence and flawed legislation are undercutting Colombia's efforts to return huge swaths of land illegally snatched from poor farmers during the country's half-century conflict, according to a study released Thursday. Amnesty International's report said ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'SuperLotto Plus' game

    2 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "SuperLotto Plus" game were: 03-10-20-28-32, Mega Ball: 12 (three, ten, twenty, twenty-eight, thirty-two; Mega Ball: twelve)

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'The Pick' game

    2 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "The Pick" game were: 26-27-37-38-39-41 (twenty-six, twenty-seven, thirty-seven, thirty-eight, thirty-nine, forty-one) Players need to match all of the six numbers drawn to win the first-place jackpot. ...

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

    2 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were: 01-03-05-09-10-13-16-17-18-20 (one, three, five, nine, ten, thirteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, twenty)

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    2 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 11-25-27-30-41 (eleven, twenty-five, twenty-seven, thirty, forty-one) Players with all five numbers win all or share a prize that starts at $50,000. Tickets ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3' game

    2 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Pick 3" game were: 2-3-4 (two, three, four) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize of $500. Lesser amounts ...

  • AP Top International News At 11 p.m. EST

    3 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) Israeli leader seeks to revoke rights of inciters Hong Kong police arrest protesters, 7 officers Freighter with 700 migrants being towed to Crete Sierra Leone official: Ebola may have reached peak Spanish judge rules no crime in killing Ebola dog ...

  • Hong Kong police arrest protesters, 7 officers

    3 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police arrested 11 more people in a second night of scuffles with demonstrators angry at having their 2-month-old pro-democracy protest camp in a volatile neighborhood shut down, officials said Thursday. Police also said they ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Evening' game

    4 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Evening" game were: 8-0-1 (eight, zero, one) 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

    4 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 4" game were: 0-2-7-0 (zero, two, seven, 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

    4 hours, 2 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:1 Gold Rush-3rd:5 California Classic, Race Time: 1:47.43 (1st: 7 Eureka, 2nd: 1 Gold Rush, 3rd: 5 California Classic; Race Time: ...

  • Charges could be filed in South Lake Tahoe fatal

    4 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Police say they may bring charges against a 20-year-old California woman who was driving at speeds approaching 100 mph before a crash that killed a South Lake Tahoe woman riding in her car. South ...

  • A burden further south, snow makes ski areas giddy

    5 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Ski areas across northern New England were giddy Wednesday at the prospect of a major Thanksgiving snowstorm that is bringing early season skiers to the slopes and offering a promising start to the winter season. Cold ...

  • Snow makes Thanksgiving travel 'a little hairy'

    6 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A sloppy mix of rain and snow rolled into the Northeast on Wednesday just as millions of Americans began the big Thanksgiving getaway, grounding hundreds of flights and turning highways hazardous along the congested Washington-to-Boston corridor. ...

  • Venezuela charges Maduro foe in alleged plot

    6 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A leader of Venezuela's opposition is being charged in what the government alleges was a plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro. Venezuela's chief prosecutor on Wednesday ordered former congresswoman Maria Corina Machado to appear in court ...

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