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  • At Koch summit, Rand Paul splits with Cruz, Rubio

    10 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Rand Paul is showing how he might disrupt the Republican presidential field if he seeks the nomination, sparring with potential rivals over Iran and Cuba in one of the first face-to-face forums among would-be candidates. The Kentucky ...

  • Retrieval of more than 30 slain Filipinos commandos underway

    11 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine police have recovered at least 21 bodies of the dozens commandos who were mowed down by Muslim rebel gunfire in a far-flung southern village where they moved in over the weekend to hunt down one ...

  • Obama, Modi declare era of 'new trust' in US-India relations

    11 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday declared an era of "new trust" in the often fraught relationship between their nations as the U.S. leader opened a three-day visit to New Delhi. ...

  • Obama: Counterterrorism operations in Yemen not affected

    12 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama defended his counterterrorism strategy in tumultuous Yemen Sunday, saying efforts to root out a dangerous al-Qaida affiliate there would not be affected by the political vacuum in the country. The U.S. campaign against ...

  • CA Lottery

    13 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — These California lotteries were drawn Sunday: Daily 3 Evening 2-5-4 (two, five, four) Daily 3 Midday 1-3-5 (one, three, five) Daily 4 3-2-4-7 (three, two, four, seven) Daily Derby 1st:8 Gorgeous George-2nd:7 Eureka-3rd:2 Lucky Star, Race Time: ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Derby' game

    13 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were: 1st:8 Gorgeous George-2nd:7 Eureka-3rd:2 Lucky Star, Race Time: 1:46.73 (1st: 8 Gorgeous George, 2nd: 7 Eureka, 3rd: 2 Lucky Star; Race Time: ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4' game

    13 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 4" game were: 3-2-4-7 (three, two, four, seven) Ticket-holders with all four winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Evening' game

    13 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Evening" game were: 2-5-4 (two, five, four) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    13 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 11-30-32-36-39 (eleven, thirty, thirty-two, thirty-six, thirty-nine) The numbers are listed in sequential order, but any combination wins.

  • 2 planes evacuated on arrival at Seattle-Tacoma airport

    15 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) SEATAC, Wash. (AP) — Two planes have been evacuated on arrival at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport due to what a spokesman called a "security concern." Airport spokesman Perry Cooper says a JetBlue flight from Long Beach, California, and a regional SkyWest ...

  • Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30

    15 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president said Sunday that intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russia-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded the southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people. The attack on ...

  • UN Security Council faces Ukraine, Yemen emergency meetings

    15 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Diplomats say the U.N. Security Council will hold emergency meetings Monday on the crises in Yemen and Ukraine. Council member Lithuania said Sunday that it had requested the open meeting on Ukraine. Both countries are former ...

  • Extreme right party headed for 3rd place in Greek election

    15 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The specter of Neo-Nazism is no longer haunting Greece. It looks like it is here to stay. The extreme right, anti-immigrant Golden Dawn party, which has Nazi roots, appears headed for a third-place finish in Sunday's ...

  • Notre Dame theologian known for books, liberal stands, dies

    16 hours ago

    (AP) SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Rev. Richard McBrien, a University of Notre Dame theologian known for his unabashed liberal stands on various church teachings and his popular books on Catholicism, died Sunday in his native Connecticut, according to the ...

  • Japan stunned by video claiming death of 1 of 2 IS hostages

    16 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — From the prime minister to ordinary people, Japanese were shocked Sunday at a video purportedly showing one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been killed. With attention focused on efforts to save ...

  • AP Top Strange News At 6:44 p.m. EST

    16 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) Zoo offers creepy way for lovelorn to get even with exes Dog gets 2nd chance in Utah after escaping death in Indiana Naked violinist sues over arrest in Portland last year Suspected burglar falls through ceiling, lands near police Woman ...

  • Obama: Counterterrorism operations in Yemen not affected

    17 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama defended his counterterrorism strategy in tumultuous Yemen Sunday, saying efforts to root out a dangerous al-Qaida affiliate there would not be affected by the political vacuum in the country. The U.S. campaign against ...

  • Dog gets 2nd chance in Utah after escaping death in Indiana

    17 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) KANAB, Utah (AP) — A dog is getting a second chance at a Utah animal sanctuary a month after escaping a worse fate in Indiana: being euthanized and having its cremated ashes mixed with those of its late owner. Workers ...

  • Kerry in Nigeria to warn against postelection violence

    18 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — In a rare high-level visit to Africa's most populous country, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged Nigeria's leading presidential candidates to refrain from fomenting violence after next month's vote, and he condemned savage ...

  • Zambia: Edgar Lungu sworn in as new president

    18 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — Edgar Lungu was sworn in as Zambia's new president Sunday. "I am humbled eternally and debted to you all, my fellow citizens," said Lungu at the inauguration ceremony. "The bottom line is that we want the ...

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