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  • Family of slain informant wins judgment over death

    8 minutes ago

    (AP) LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has reinstated a damage award to the family of a teenage informant killed while working for police, but lowered the amount the state must pay. The high court found that Kentucky State ...

  • Marine's life sentence upheld in prostitute murder

    9 minutes ago

    (AP) CAMP SMITH, Hawaii (AP) — The commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces in the Pacific is upholding the life sentence and dishonorable discharge of a Marine convicted of murdering a Las Vegas prostitute in Hawaii. Master Sgt. Nathaniel Cosby was ...

  • Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

    10 minutes ago

    (AP) SEATTLE (AP) — The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area ...

  • DNA is key in contested Nevada murder conviction

    16 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Modern DNA technology is the focus of a hearing Thursday in a decades-old murder case in which a 64-year-old woman is trying to overturn her conviction after spending more than 30 years in a Nevada prison. ...

  • Marrone upset by Bills lack of practice discipline

    19 minutes ago

    (AP) PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone is he's fed up with too many fights and post-whistle shoving matches during practice. So Marrone cleared the field in the middle of a team drill and ordered players run sprints ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'The Pick' game

    21 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday night's $1.6 million drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "The Pick" drawing were: 7, 10, 23, 27, 30, 44. (seven, ten, twenty-three, twenty-seven, thirty, forty-four) Lottery officials said that without a jackpot winner, ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    21 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 16-20-31-32-33 (sixteen, twenty, thirty-one, thirty-two, thirty-three) Estimated jackpot: $307,000 Players with all five numbers win all or share a prize that starts ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game

    21 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — The winning numbers in WEdnesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were: 4-8-21-38-40, Powerball: 3 (four, eight,twenty-one, thirty-eight, forty, Powerball: three) Estimated jackpot: $100 million ___ Arizona Winners: Combination Prize No. AZ Winners Jackpot 0 5 of ...

  • Manziel, Browns agree he's not ready to start

    22 minutes ago

    (AP) BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Johnny Manziel pulled off his orange helmet, dropped to his left knee and watched from the side as Brian Hoyer worked with Cleveland's starting offense during practice. It's about all Manziel will be doing for now. ...

  • Hunt for German neo-Nazis was 'complete disaster'

    23 minutes ago

    (AP) BERLIN (AP) — Police and security services in Germany's eastern state of Thuringia bungled the hunt for three neo-Nazis, who years later turned out to be the main suspects in a far-right murder spree, according to an official report published ...

  • Connecticut toddler's death in hot car a homicide

    32 minutes ago

    (AP) HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The death of a 15-month-old Connecticut boy who was left in a hot car in July has been ruled a homicide. The office of the state medical examiner determined that Benjamin Seitz died of hyperthermia. The ...

  • St. Louis police release video of shooting

    32 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis police chief has released 911 audio, surveillance video and cellphone video of the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man, acknowledging that tensions in nearby Ferguson have created a need for greater transparency on ...

  • Russian student worker missing at Grand Teton

    33 minutes ago

    (AP) MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities searched Thursday for a Russian college student reported missing after failing to turn up at his summer job in Grand Teton National Park. Aleksandr Sagiev, 23, was expected back at his job in the deli ...

  • Serena Williams to face Townsend in Open 1st round

    44 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Two-time defending champion Serena Williams will face American teen Taylor Townsend in the first round of the U.S. Open. The 18-year-old Townsend is a former top-ranked junior player who reached the third round at the French ...

  • Hamas admits kidnapping Israeli teens

    44 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — A senior Hamas leader says the group was behind the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank in June — the first time anyone from the Islamic militant group has said it was ...

  • Russia checks more McDonald's after closing 3

    48 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's food safety agency said Thursday that it was checking McDonald's restaurants around the country, a day after several branches of the chain were shuttered in Moscow. The pressure on the American chain, which has 435 restaurants ...

  • Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

    52 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — For all its horror, the beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change lawmakers' minds about military intervention against Islamic State extremists. It's equally unclear whether the Obama administration will be asking them to ...

  • Turkey's Davutoglu expected to be a docile premier

    55 minutes ago

    (AP) ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, hand-picked by president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan to succeed him as prime minister, is expected to accept a largely backseat role as his boss strives to make his new job the most ...

  • Laughs in Minnesota Senate race not from Franken

    59 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Someone has a sense of humor in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race, but it's not the former "Saturday Night Live" writer and comedian. As front-running Sen. Al Franken sticks with sober ads highlighting his work on ...

  • 5 things to know about case against Texas' Perry

    1 hour, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — In the week since he was indicted for abuse of power and public coercion, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and his supporters have insisted the charges against the Republican governor are politically motivated. Perry has pleaded not ...

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