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October 30, 2014

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  • Suge Knight due in Vegas court on driving warrant

    21 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight is due to face a Las Vegas judge on a traffic warrant following his arrest as a fugitive in a California robbery case. Records show Thursday's court appearance for the ...

  • Justice Dept. watchdog faults agency grenade probe

    23 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department watchdog is criticizing a federal investigation in Arizona into a U.S. citizen who was suspected of smuggling grenade components to Mexico. The inspector general's office on Thursday faulted agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, ...

  • Spain OKs 'Google Tax' demanded by news publishers

    25 minutes ago

    (AP) MADRID (AP) — Spain's parliament has approved new intellectual property laws that allow news publishers to charge aggregators each time they display news content in search results. The law goes into effect Jan. 1 but does not specify how much ...

  • MGM Resorts reports 3Q loss from casinos, expenses

    26 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — MGM Resorts International says it earned less from its table games in the third quarter, compounding losses it expected as it re-opened the Delano at Mandalay Bay and spruced up the area leading up to the ...

  • Pa. coroner auctioning off guns used in suicides

    26 minutes ago

    (AP) GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania coroner is auctioning off about 100 guns used in suicides and accidental shooting deaths. Corner Ken Bacha says the Nov. 8 surplus weapons sale is Westmoreland County government's first since his father was ...

  • AP Top Political News At 12:15 p.m. EDT

    37 minutes ago

    (AP) Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71 Oregon, Alaska are ground zero in pot fight Senate control could turn on 2 independents' moves Obama to rally for Maine gubernatorial candidate US voters deciding on billions for conservation Oregon, Alaska are ...

  • Funerals set for Washington school shooter, victim

    40 minutes ago

    (AP) EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Memorial services have been set for the 15-year-old gunman and a victim of the school shooting in Washington state. Meanwhile, officials say the investigation into the shooting Friday at Marysville-Pilchuck High School north of Seattle will ...

  • Pair convicted in secret $1.6 M Navy silencer deal

    41 minutes ago

    (AP) McLEAN, Va. (AP) — A senior Navy intelligence official and a California race-car mechanic were convicted in federal court for their roles in pushing through a secret Navy contract to build hundreds of untraceable rifle silencers for an unspecified, classified ...

  • Fire chief: At least 2 dead inside Kansas airport building where small plane crashed

    42 minutes ago

    (AP) WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Fire chief: At least 2 dead inside Kansas airport building where small plane crashed.

  • Bodies of 5 men found inside car in Brazil slum

    43 minutes ago

    (AP) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police have found the bodies of five men inside a car abandoned in one of the slums of Rio de Janeiro. At least one body was decapitated. Police say in an email that they're ...

  • Hall of fame for mustaches? Why not?

    44 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. LOUIS (AP) — There are halls of fame for everything from baseball to rock 'n' roll, so why shouldn't those with a hairy upper lip get their just rewards? The tongue-in-cheek American Mustache Institute says it will unveil its ...

  • Harold Gary Morse, developer of The Villages, dies

    45 minutes ago

    (AP) THE VILLAGES, Fla. (AP) — Harold Gary Morse, the developer of one of the world's largest retirement communities, has died. He was 77. Morse died Wednesday, according to The Villages Daily Sun, which received a statement from the family. No ...

  • Big gain in Visa drives Dow average higher

    46 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are mostly higher as a parade of big companies turn in quarterly results. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed more than 150 points as of midday Thursday, almost entirely thanks to a strong ...

  • Tennant: New direction for 'Broadchurch' season 2

    49 minutes ago

    (AP) Expect the BBC crime drama "Broadchurch" to go in a "very unexpected direction" in season two, says actor David Tennant. Though he's sworn to secrecy on the details, Tennant, who plays Detective Inspector Alec Hardy in the BBC crime drama, ...

  • A second book for Hamilton _ this time, recipes

    54 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — "I can't believe I have to say this," Gabrielle Hamilton admonishes us in an asparagus recipe, "but please arrange with all the tips facing the same direction. Not in a chaotic jumble." And when you're making ...

  • Prosecutor: Grand jury tweet in Brown case hacked

    57 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch says a tweet suggesting insider information on the grand jury investigating the Ferguson police officer who shot Michael Brown was the result of someone hacking a woman's Twitter account. McCulloch ...

  • Rand Paul to campaign for McConnell on Monday

    1 hour, 1 minute ago

    (AP) FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul will campaign with Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell on the day before Kentucky's pivotal Senate election. Paul will join McConnell on seven campaign stops Monday at airports across the state. McConnell will begin ...

  • LeBron brings Cleveland together in new commercial

    1 hour, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James huddles with teammates before each game, pulling them close to deliver a message. In a new TV commercial, James does the same to bring an entire city together. To celebrate James' homecoming in Cleveland, Nike ...

  • Ebola fears infect Louisiana medical conference

    1 hour, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ebola fears have infected a medical conference on the subject. Louisiana state officials told thousands of doctors planning to attend a tropical diseases meeting this weekend in New Orleans to stay away if they have been ...

  • LeBron starts new journey with Cavaliers

    1 hour, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) CLEVELAND (AP) — For LeBron James, the journey begins anew. Right back where it began. Nearly four months since proclaiming "I'm coming home" and shifting the NBA's balance of power, James will play Thursday night in front of family, friends ...

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