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  • St. Louis police review board hearing cut short over scuffle

    19 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. LOUIS (AP) — The first public discussion about a proposed civilian police oversight board in St. Louis was cut short after a commotion broke out in the crowd. The Board of Alderman's public safety committee held a hearing on ...

  • Egypt state TV says 6 killed, 18 wounded in Sinai attacks

    19 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) CAIRO (AP) — Egypt state TV says 6 killed, 18 wounded in Sinai attacks.

  • Simultaneous attacks target security forces in Egypt's Sinai

    19 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security officials say militants have launched simultaneous attacks on more than a dozen army and police positions in the restive Sinai Peninsula. The officials say the attacks rocked three cities late Thursday, targeting an army base, ...

  • United flight from Los Angeles to DC makes emergency landing

    19 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) ONTARIO, Calif. (AP) — A United Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., made a quick emergency landing at another Southern California airport Thursday morning after passengers reported a burning smell on board. United Flight 1181 from Los Angeles ...

  • AP Top International News At 1:53 p.m. EST

    19 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) Jordan seeks proof captive pilot alive before any IS trade Gas blast at Mexico children's hospital, at least 4 dead Argentina buries prosecutor who accused gov't of cover-up As Iraqi Kurds gain ground from IS, local Sunnis are wary Islamic ...

  • Italy lawmakers fail to elect new president in 1st round

    19 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) ROME (AP) — Lawmakers failed to elect a new Italian president Thursday in balloting that tests Premier Matteo Renzi's ability to rally his fractured party behind a candidate that is also acceptable to opposition leader Silvio Berlusconi, whose support he ...

  • SC's Graham explores GOP presidential run

    20 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham says he's set up a committee and a website to raise money for a possible campaign for the GOP presidential nomination. Graham says his exploratory committee is about finding solutions to such ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game

    20 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were: 12-24-35-36-49, Powerball: 1 (twelve, twenty-four, thirty-five, thirty-six, forty-nine, Powerball: one) Estimated jackpot: $261 million ___ Arizona Winners: Combination Prize No. AZ Winners Jackpot 0 5 ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    20 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 3-15-21-25-27 (three, fifteen, twenty-one, twenty-five, twenty-seven) Estimated jackpot: $51,000 Players with all five numbers win all or share a prize that starts ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'The Pick' game

    20 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday night's $1 million drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "The Pick" drawing were: 21, 28, 29, 34, 35, 36. (twenty-one, twenty-eight, twenty-nine, thirty-four, thirty-five, thirty-six) Lottery officials said that without a jackpot winner, ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3' game

    20 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday's evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Pick 3" game were: 1-8-1 (one, eight, one) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize of $500. Lesser amounts ...

  • Dutch minister: EU to extend first batch of Russia sanctions

    20 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has decided to extend a first set of sanctions against Russian and pro-Russia separatist officials which were due to expire in March by six months because of the continued fighting in eastern Ukraine. Dutch ...

  • Dutch foreign minister: EU to extend first batch of sanctions against Russia

    20 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) BRUSSELS (AP) — Dutch foreign minister: EU to extend first batch of sanctions against Russia.

  • London summons Russian envoy after bombers near UK airspace

    20 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — Britain has summoned Russia's ambassador and asked him to explain why Russian warplanes flew near British airspace, disrupting civil aviation. The Foreign Office said Thursday that Royal Air Force Typhoon jets were scrambled to escort Russian bombers ...

  • Belarus to host new round of Ukrainian peace talks

    20 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarus says it will host another round of Ukrainian peace talks amid fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine. The Belarusian Foreign Ministry said representatives of Ukraine, Russia, pro-Russian rebels and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in ...

  • Bosnian presidency adopts plan on how to get closer to EU

    21 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnia's Presidency has adopted a document approving a reform plan that would unblock the country's path toward EU membership. The document has now to be endorsed by the country's parliament and signed by the leaders of ...

  • Head-on collision in US 93 in western Arizona kills 2

    21 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) WICKENBURG, Ariz. (AP) — The main highway link between Las Vegas and Phoenix is temporarily closed in western Arizona because of a two-vehicle accident that killed two people. The Arizona Department of Public Safety says U.S. 93 is closed between ...

  • Argentina buries prosecutor who accused gov't of cover-up

    21 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Argentina has buried the prosecutor who was found dead after alleging President Cristina Fernandez protected those responsible for the country's worst terrorist attack. Mourners and observers lined streets Thursday to watch the funeral motorcade that carried ...

  • Ice, snow hit Britain, closing Manchester Airport

    21 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — Ice and snow have caused travel disruptions in England and Scotland, forcing Manchester Airport to close temporarily and canceling dozens of train services. Manchester Airport said it had to shut down Thursday morning to allow snowplows to ...

  • Milan Expo 2015 tightening security after Paris attacks

    21 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) MILAN (AP) — Expo 2015 officials have heightened security measures surrounding the world's fair in Milan, which is expected to attract more than 20 million visitors over six months, following the terror attacks in Paris, the event's commissioner said Thursday. ...

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