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  • AP Top Business News At 3:18 a.m. EDT

    20 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) Alibaba post-IPO structure gives insiders control Tycoon buys 30 Rolls-Royces for Macau hotel Billionaire's house arrest sends stocks crashing Sony forecasts $2 billion loss, cites weak mobile Vikings place Adrian Peterson on exempt list Cuts to food stamps will only ...

  • Airstrikes on central Syrian city kill nearly 50

    21 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say that Syrian government airstrikes have killed nearly 50 people in a rebel-held city this week. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Wednesday that it counted 48 killed in two days of strikes on ...

  • Billionaire's house arrest sends stocks crashing

    21 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — The arrest of a Russian billionaire has sent shares in his holding company into a tailspin. Vladimir Yevtushenkov, who is worth $9 billion according to the Russian Forbes magazine, was placed under house arrest late Tuesday in ...

  • Democrats may face 2nd fight in Kansas Senate race

    21 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Republican serving as Kansas' top elections official won't give up on forcing Democrats to field a U.S. Senate candidate even if the state Supreme Court orders the current nominee to be removed from the ballot, ...

  • AP Top Strange News At 2:10 a.m. EDT

    21 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) Experts: Mystery fireball was Russian satellite Scientists' colossal squid exam a kraken good show Officials beg pastor, strip club owner to end feud Man wanted for robbery arrested at Frisbee tourney Boa constrictor captured after escaping Idaho cage Chinese city ...

  • Doctors to provide update on Toronto mayor

    21 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) TORONTO (AP) — Doctors are expected to provide an update on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's health and whether the tumor in his abdomen is cancerous. Ford's brother, city councilor Doug Ford, says doctors will give a news conference Wednesday at ...

  • Experts: Mystery fireball was Russian satellite

    21 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — People from New Mexico to Montana saw the bright object break apart as it moved slowly northward across the night sky. Witnesses described it as three "rocks" with glowing red and orange streaks. But the fireball ...

  • Fijians go to polls after 8 years of military rule

    22 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Thousands of Fijians got their first chance to vote in eight years Wednesday in an election that promises to finally restore democracy to the South Pacific nation of 900,000. Yet as polls opened Wednesday morning, ...

  • Landslides triggered by storm kill 7 in Vietnam

    22 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Landslides triggered by heavy rains from a tropical storm have killed at least seven people in northern Vietnam. The chief administrator of Lang Son province's Cao Loc district, Hua Anh Tuan, says six people were killed ...

  • Lava flows from Philippine volcano; thousands flee

    23 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' most active volcano has sent more huge lava fragments rolling down its slopes in an ongoing gentle eruption that has prompted authorities to evacuate thousands of villagers, officials said Wednesday. The Philippine Institute of ...

  • AP PHOTOS: Citizen patrols help police in Bolivia

    1 day ago

    (AP) EL ALTO, Bolivia (AP) — The women and men march in formation across a local school yard on weekends, training as citizen volunteers in this city's fight against crime. Each wearing a yellow cap and olive green vest over their ...

  • Questions, answers about Senate race in Kansas

    1 day ago

    (AP) TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court is considering whether the state's chief elections officer must fulfill a request from Democrats' nominee for the U.S. Senate to remove his name from the Nov. 4 election ballot. The legal dispute ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3' game

    1 day ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Pick 3" game were: 5-1-4 (five, one, four) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize of $500. Lesser amounts ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Weekly Winnings' game

    1 day ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Weekly Winnings" game were: 03-28-48-49 (three, twenty-eight, forty-eight, forty-nine)

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Megaplier' game

    1 day ago

    (AP) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Megaplier" game were: 2 (two)

  • CA Lottery

    1 day ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — These California lotteries were drawn Tuesday: Daily 3 Evening 4-9-7 (four, nine, seven) Daily 3 Midday 1-4-3 (one, four, three) Daily 4 8-3-1-8 (eight, three, one, eight) Daily Derby 1st:5 California Classic-2nd:11 Money Bags-3rd:6 Whirl Win, Race ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

    1 day ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were: 25-45-51-53-73, Mega Ball: 2 (twenty-five, forty-five, fifty-one, fifty-three, seventy-three; Mega Ball: two)

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

    1 day ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were: 02-05-08-11-12-13-14-15-16-18 (two, five, eight, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, eighteen)

  • Scientists' colossal squid exam a kraken good show

    1 day, 1 hour ago

    (AP) WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and ...

  • AP Top Strange News At 10:49 p.m. EDT

    1 day, 1 hour ago

    (AP) Scientists' colossal squid exam a kraken good show Officials beg pastor, strip club owner to end feud Man wanted for robbery arrested at Frisbee tourney Boa constrictor captured after escaping Idaho cage Chinese city creates cellphone sidewalk lane California nudist ...

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