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  • The Latest: Suspect wounded in shootout expected to survive

    10 minutes ago

    (AP) RIVERDALE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on a police officer shot to death in the Atlanta suburb of Riverdale, Georgia (all times local): 9:15 a.m. State law enforcement authorities say a suspect who was wounded in a suburban Atlanta shootout ...

  • Doctors stage rare public protest against police abuses

    13 minutes ago

    (AP) CAIRO (AP) — Thousands of Egypt's doctors staged a rare protest against police abuses after accusations two doctors were beaten up by policemen in a Cairo hospital. At the headquarters of the doctors' union, known as the Egyptian Medical Syndicate, ...

  • The Latest: Austria says it's nearly full for 2016

    24 minutes ago

    (AP) SID, Serbia (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Austria 's foreign minister says the country has nearly reached the maximum number of refugees it proposes to accept this year, and ...

  • Friday's Sports Scoreboard

    24 minutes ago

    (AP) All Times Eastern National Basketball Association No games today. National Hockey League Los Angeles vs N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Montreal vs Buffalo, 7 p.m. Pittsburgh vs Carolina, 7 p.m. Colorado vs Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Nashville vs Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. ...

  • The Latest: 2 bodies found after plane crash off Florida

    27 minutes ago

    (AP) DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a small plane that crashed off the Florida Panhandle (all times local): 8:05 a.m. Search crews have recovered the bodies of a man and a woman from the wreckage of a small plane ...

  • APNewsBreak: Documents show EU is poised to restrict passport-free travel for up to 2 years

    34 minutes ago

    (AP) ATHENS, Greece (AP) — APNewsBreak: Documents show EU is poised to restrict passport-free travel for up to 2 years.

  • Storm that shortened cruise had damaged propulsion system

    41 minutes ago

    (AP) BAYONNE, N.J. (AP) — The Coast Guard says the intense winter storm that battered a cruise ship and shortened its voyage also damaged part of its propulsion system. Coast Guard spokesman Charles Rowe says the Anthem of the Seas' left ...

  • US Sen. McCain urges assistance to migrant route countries

    49 minutes ago

    (AP) SID, Serbia (AP) — U.S. Senator John McCain has called for additional assistance to countries along the Balkan migrant corridor and expressed hope of ending the wars in Syria and Afghanistan fueling the refugee crisis. Republican Sen. McCain of Arizona ...

  • In show of financial strength, Deutsche Bank buys back debt

    51 minutes ago

    (AP) FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany's Deutsche Bank is offering to buy back billions of its own bonds in a show of financial strength after markets sold off its stock. The Frankfurt-based bank, Germany's biggest, said it would offer to repurchase ...

  • Police: Witnesses' quick info helped find machete attacker

    57 minutes ago

    (AP) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say quick observations by employees and patrons witnessing a machete attack at an Ohio restaurant helped authorities track down the fleeing suspect, who was fatally shot in a confrontation with officers a few miles away. ...

  • US retail sales rise as consumers shrug off stock price drop

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    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales rose modestly in January, evidence that Americans kept shopping despite sharp drops in stock prices. The Commerce Department said Friday that retail sales increased a seasonally adjusted 0.2 percent last month, the same as ...

  • US retail sales rose last month as Americans kept shopping despite lower stock prices

    1 hour, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — US retail sales rose last month as Americans kept shopping despite lower stock prices.

  • Mahut beats Troicki to reach Rotterdam semifinals

    1 hour, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — French qualifier Nicolas Mahut dispatched eighth-seeded Viktor Troicki 6-2, 6-1 to reach the World Tennis Tournament semifinals on Friday. Mahut, the oldest player in the draw at 34, lost just three points on his first serve, ...

  • Police: Boston robbery suspects were all wearing GPS devices

    1 hour, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — It didn't take Boston police long to track down three suspects in an armed convenience store robbery. Authorities say the men were all wearing court-ordered GPS devices for unrelated cases, which placed them inside the Dorchester store ...

  • Spain: Civil servant fined after skipping work for years

    1 hour, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court has ruled that a civil servant who failed to show up to work for years in the southern city of Cadiz must pay back nearly 27,000 euros ($30,500) in wages. The ruling says the ...

  • Scandal-hit Volkswagen sees US sales fall 7 pct in January

    1 hour, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen says global sales rose 3.7 percent in January, held back by sagging economies in Brazil and Russia and by an emissions scandal that hurt figures in the United States. The company said Friday it ...

  • Police: Massachusetts school bus driver drunk in crash

    1 hour, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) DUDLEY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts school bus driver has been charged with being drunk when he crashed his bus carrying 11 high school and middle school students into a utility pole. Police say Scott Poirier, of Dudley, was charged ...

  • Bosnian Serb Tolimir died of natural causes in UN detention

    1 hour, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A former Bosnian Serb general who was found dead at the detention unit of the United Nations court that convicted him of genocide died of natural causes. The Hague-based Yugoslav war crimes tribunal did not ...

  • Visa buys nearly 10 pct stake in Dorsey's company, Square

    1 hour, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Visa is now a major shareholder in Square, the mobile payment services company co-founded and led by Jack Dorsey. Shares of Square spiked 14 percent before the opening bell Friday. Visa snapped up a nearly 10 ...

  • Image of Asia: Commemorating Union Day in Myanmar

    1 hour, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) In this photo by Aung Shine Oo, an ethnic Shan woman takes a selfie during a ceremony to mark the 69th anniversary of Union Day in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Union Day marks the anniversary of a 1947 agreement among the country's ...

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