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  • White House snafu: Obama transcript puts Jerusalem in Israel

    2 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is clarifying there's been no change in U.S. foreign policy after an official transcript accidentally listed Jerusalem as being in Israel. The mix-up came in a transcript of President Barack Obama's eulogy on Friday ...

  • Prosecutors want crackdown on websites selling illegal sex

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    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — Prosecutors from around the world say the fight against sex trafficking is moving online as traffickers use popular websites to advertise sexual services. They're talking about how they can crack down on the problem at an international ...

  • Police: Teen tossed baby from window after giving birth

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    (AP) OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police investigating the death of an infant say the baby girl was tossed from a second-story apartment window immediately after her teen mother gave birth to her. Police say they were called to the eastern ...

  • The Latest: Police say Minneapolis homicides likely domestic

    5 minutes ago

    (AP) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on a Minneapolis shooting incident that left three people dead (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Police say a shooting in a Minneapolis apartment that left two teenagers and a man dead and left a woman ...

  • A year of Alphabet: Great for Google, less so for moonshots

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    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Reorganizing itself under the umbrella company Alphabet has done wonders for Google — but less so for a grab bag of eclectic projects ranging from robotic cars to internet-beaming balloons, which are suffering costly growing pains. ...

  • Figures on government spending and debt

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    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars. The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. Total public debt subject to limit Sept. 29 $19,498,027 Statutory debt limit Suspended Total public debt outstanding ...

  • Witness to Milwaukee police shooting confirms friend had gun

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    (AP) MILWAUKEE (AP) — A witness to a fatal police shooting that led to riots in Milwaukee last month said his friend was carrying a gun when he was killed, according to a report Friday. Demario Pritchard told the Milwaukee Journal ...

  • The Latest: Idaho auctions Forest Service timber

    11 minutes ago

    (AP) BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials have held their first auction for timber on federal land as part of an agreement with the U.S. Forest Service intended to increase logging and reduce the severity of wildfires. Officials say the $1.4 ...

  • With grim topicality, 'The13th' opens New York Film Festival

    14 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The 54th New York Film Festival kicked off Friday under gray autumn skies, cloaked by an unusual degree of topicality. Ava DuVernay's documentary on mass incarceration, "The 13th," opened the festival, the first documentary to ever ...

  • Redskins' Norman fined $48,620 for hit vs. Giants receiver

    15 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman was fined $48,620 by the NFL on Friday for his unnecessary roughness foul on New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard last week. Norman is a repeat offender who was fined ...

  • Municipal-bond week in review: Yields sag then finish strong

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Yields on municipal and Treasury bonds sagged this week on concerns about the health of Germany's largest bank, before retracing their steps on Friday. The 10-year yield on the AP Municipal Bond index was 1.883 percent ...

  • Joseph Verner Reed, Jr., UN official and ex-US envoy dies

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    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Joseph Verner Reed, Jr., a United Nations undersecretary-general, former U.S. ambassador and chief of protocol under President George H.W. Bush, has died at the age of 78. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced his death Friday, calling ...

  • Board apologizes after flap over separate low-income school

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    (AP) OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi school board is apologizing after the superintendent was quoted saying the district might consider an optional separate school to boost academic achievement among low-income students. The Oxford Eagle reports ( ) reports the Oxford ...

  • Dover Downer: Johnson eager to avoid repeat elimination

    34 minutes ago

    (AP) DOVER, Del. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson was despondent in the garage, his Dover dominance and championship drive over. With one, cheap part busted, Johnson was knocked out of the Chase. The winningest driver in Dover International Speedway history, Johnson entered ...

  • Oh my! Enberg in final innings of long broadcasting career

    34 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — Dick Enberg spent many Midwestern nights and Saturday afternoons listening to baseball and football broadcasts on the radio. As soon as he could, he got behind a microphone himself. It was a vastly different era, one ...

  • Key facts about El Cajon, California

    35 minutes ago

    (AP) EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The fatal shooting by police of Alfred Olango, an unarmed black man, has brought attention to El Cajon, a diverse suburb of San Diego that has seen a surge of refugees, many from Iraq and ...

  • Forecasters say Matthew has rapidly strengthened into powerful Category 4 hurricane

    39 minutes ago

    (AP) MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say Matthew has rapidly strengthened into powerful Category 4 hurricane.

  • Some American Airlines workers say uniforms are causing rash

    42 minutes ago

    (AP) DALLAS (AP) — Some American Airlines flight attendants say they're getting a rash from new uniforms made of wool. The employees' union says it received complaints from 500 workers. American said Friday that just 14 flight attendants had reported reactions. ...

  • Police killing shakes diverse San Diego suburb

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    (AP) EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The family of an unarmed black man fatally shot by police is like thousands who have transformed the suburban San Diego city of El Cajon: Refugees from a strife-torn country. The family of 38-year-old Alfred ...

  • Slain officer's face to appear on ignition interlock devices

    51 minutes ago

    (AP) ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The face of a police officer killed by a drunken driver will appear on ignition interlock devices installed in the vehicles of Maryland motorists convicted of a DUI. The Washington Post reports ( a postage stamp-sized ...

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