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  • Pakistan: US drone strike kills 5 militants

    1 day, 1 hour ago

    (AP) ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani security officials say a U.S. drone fired two missiles at militant hideout in a northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan, killing five Taliban fighters. Two officials said the strike took place Saturday morning in the town of ...

  • China leader cautions against external forces

    1 day, 3 hours ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday urged the semiautonomous former Portuguese colony of Macau to guard against interference by what he called hostile external forces, after prolonged pro-democracy protests in nearby Hong Kong. Xi's remarks came after ...

  • CA Lottery

    1 day, 4 hours ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — These California lotteries were drawn Friday: Daily 3 Evening 7-4-2 (seven, four, two) Daily 3 Midday 5-5-4 (five, five, four) Daily 4 4-0-0-9 (four, zero, zero, nine) Daily Derby 1st:6 Whirl Win-2nd:7 Eureka-3rd:9 Winning Spirit, Race Time: ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

    1 day, 4 hours ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were: 14-18-58-59-68, Mega Ball: 4 (fourteen, eighteen, fifty-eight, fifty-nine, sixty-eight; Mega Ball: four)

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Megaplier' game

    1 day, 4 hours ago

    (AP) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Megaplier" game were: 3 (three)

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Weekly Winnings' game

    1 day, 4 hours ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Weekly Winnings" game were: 12-15-19-20 (twelve, fifteen, nineteen, twenty)

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

    1 day, 4 hours ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were: 04-06-09-10-11-14-16-18-19-20 (four, six, nine, ten, eleven, fourteen, sixteen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty)

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4' game

    1 day, 5 hours ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 4" game were: 4-0-0-9 (four, zero, zero, nine) 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

    1 day, 5 hours ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were: 1st:6 Whirl Win-2nd:7 Eureka-3rd:9 Winning Spirit, Race Time: 1:46.74 (1st: 6 Whirl Win, 2nd: 7 Eureka, 3rd: 9 Winning Spirit; Race Time: ...

  • New York mayor caught between protests, police

    1 day, 5 hours ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio was elected last year after making promises to keep crime low while improving relations between police and the community. As the tensions between those promises continue to mount, Friday showed just how ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Evening' game

    1 day, 5 hours ago

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

  • Man charged with disrupting Qatar-to-Houston flight

    1 day, 7 hours ago

    (AP) HOUSTON (AP) — A federal indictment alleges a Houston man disrupted a flight from the Persian Gulf to Houston earlier this month, including threatening to blow up the plane. The indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Houston accuses ...

  • Man pleads guilty in airplane groping case

    1 day, 7 hours ago

    (AP) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A California man accused of groping and sexually propositioning a teenage girl on a flight from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Friday. Hans Loudermilk, 66, of Oceanside, California ...

  • AP Top Business News At 8:32 p.m. EST

    1 day, 7 hours ago

    (AP) Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response Global oil impact: Who's hurting, happy, hopeful US says traffic deaths fell 3 percent in 2013 Sales for holiday shopping season come down to the wire US stocks inch higher after a ...

  • Supreme Court won't stop gay marriages in Florida

    1 day, 8 hours ago

    (AP) MIAMI (AP) — Same-sex weddings may soon begin in Florida after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to block them. The court said Friday it wouldn't block the marriages. A federal judge previously declared Florida's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional and ...

  • UN asks Israel to pay Lebanon $850 million for oil spill

    1 day, 8 hours ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has overwhelmingly approved a resolution asking Israel to pay Lebanon over $850 million in damages for an oil spill caused by an Israeli air force attack on oil storage tanks during its ...

  • Hasbro and Xerox are big market movers

    1 day, 9 hours ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Teekay Tankers Ltd., down 70 cents to $4.70 The ocean-freight hauler is buying five tankers and ...

  • Israel carries out airstrike on Hamas site in Gaza

    1 day, 9 hours ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has carried out an airstrike on a Hamas site in Gaza, its first strike on the Palestinian territory since this summer's war. The military says the airstrike early Saturday on what it ...

  • No word yet from Fidel amid historic US-Cuba shift

    1 day, 9 hours ago

    (AP) HAVANA (AP) — Everyone in Cuba is talking about the startling turn in relations with the United States, with one notable exception: Fidel Castro. So far, the larger-than-life retired Cuban leader has made no public comment on the biggest news ...

  • AP Top Strange News At 5:23 p.m. EST

    1 day, 10 hours ago

    (AP) Judge says pet bobcat Rocky must live at the zoo Boy sends $1 allowance to help save UAB football Man without use of arms facing gun charge released Dog injures Wyoming man in accidental shooting Thief fakes heart attack so ...

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