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  • Navy probes report of gunman at San Diego base

    13 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — Officials at the U.S. Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego are searching the base after an unconfirmed report of an armed individual there. Navy spokesman Brian O'Rourke said Thursday that a shelter-in-place order was issued ...

  • Suicide attack in Iraq kills at least 11 people

    13 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a police checkpoint south of Baghdad on Thursday morning, killing at least 11 people, officials said, the latest episode in an uptick in violence in the run-up to next ...

  • UN chief: Syria war threatens Lebanon's stability

    13 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general is warning that the 3-year-old conflict in Syria poses a serious threat to the stability of neighboring Lebanon, as refugees stream into the small country and weapons and fighters are transferred out. Ban ...

  • Czech man faces fine after near miss with train

    14 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) PRAGUE, Czech Republic (AP) — Czech police say a man faces a fine after having a near miss with a train while walking over a level crossing. In a video provided by police, a car dropped off the unidentified man ...

  • Canada's FM denounces Russia's actions in Ukraine

    14 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird said Thursday that the international community should not accept Russia's "aggression" in Ukraine and committed to help the country develop its democracy. Baird noted the conflict between Moscow and Kiev was ...

  • Panama's outgoing president touts wife's candidacy

    14 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) PANAMA CITY (AP) — She's a political novice with a scant presence on the campaign trail, but Marta Linares has one vote that matters more than most in her bid to become Panama's next vice president: that of her husband, ...

  • South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visit

    14 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — When President Barack Obama arrives in South Korea on Friday, he will be thrust anew into the role of consoler in chief in a time of crisis, a responsibility he has become all too accustomed to in ...

  • US awards $4M to help Haitians hurt by drought

    14 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The American government has awarded $4 million to help Haitian families hurt by a drought in the Caribbean nation's northwest. The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince said Thursday that the U.S. Agency for International Development awarded the ...

  • Mexican vigilantes search caves for cartel leader

    15 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Members of a self-defense group in western Mexico are searching an extensive cave system in the hunt for the last fugitive leader of the Knights Templar drug cartel. Vigilante leader Estanislao Beltran said Thursday there are ...

  • Police capture fugitive in Puerto Rico

    15 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Police in Puerto Rico have captured a fugitive who was wanted in connection with a quadruple homicide. The U.S. Justice Department said Thursday that U.S. Marshals and Puerto Rico police found Jose A. "Coco" ...

  • US protests Iran's election to UN NGO committee

    15 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power has protested the election of repressive regimes including Iran to the U.N. Committee on Non-governmental Organizations which deals with civil society groups accredited to the United Nations. Iran's U.N. Mission responded Thursday ...

  • Rights group urges UN to help free abducted girls

    15 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian rights group is urging the United Nations to help secure the release of some 230 schoolgirls abducted by extremists 10 days ago. More than 40 of the girls and young women kidnapped from a ...

  • London school says students abused by US teacher

    15 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — A British private school says images of between 50 and 60 of its students were found on the computer drive of an American suspected child predator who killed himself last month. The FBI has asked for international ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in AZ '2 BY 2' game

    15 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday night's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "2 BY 2" game were: Red Balls: 12-24, White Balls: 2-19 (Red Balls: twelve, twenty-four; White Balls: two, nineteen) Top Prize: $20,000

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3' game

    15 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednes evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Pick 3" game were: 8-3-6 (two, zero, seven) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize of $500. Lesser amounts ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    15 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 4-19-29-39-41 (four, nineteen, twenty-nine, thirty-nine, forty-one) Estimated jackpot: $272,000 Players with all five numbers win all or share a ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'The Pick' game

    15 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday night's 3.2 Million drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "The Pick" drawing were: 6, 19, 21, 23, 24, 29. (six, nineteen, twenty-one, twenty-three, twenty-four, twenty-nine ) Lottery officials said that without a jackpot ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game

    15 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were: 19-25-29-36-48, Powerball: 12 (nineteen, twenty-five, twenty-nine, thirty-six, forty-eight, Powerball: twelve) Estimated jackpot: $150 million ___ Arizona Winners: Combination Prize No. AZ Winners Jackpot 0 5 ...

  • Timbuktu's storied mausoleums to rise from ruins

    15 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) TIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — Roofs are torn off, mud bricks are strewn about and walls barely rise from the desert dunes where Timbuktu's storied mausoleums once stood and are now in ruins. Islamic radicals swept in and tore them apart ...

  • US journalist released in east Ukraine

    15 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — An American journalist who was held by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine for several days says he has been released and is in good condition. Simon Ostrovsky of Vice News told The Associated Press in a brief ...

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