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October 30, 2014

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  • Canadiens-Canucks Sums

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    (AP) Montreal 0 0 2 0—2 Vancouver 0 1 1 1—3 First Period_None. Penalties_Bieksa, Van (slashing), 3:42; Dorsett, Van (hooking), 9:39. Second Period_1, Vancouver, Bonino 4 (Dorsett), 8:29. Penalties_Edler, Van (tripping), 5:56. Third Period_2, Vancouver, Richardson 3 (Matthias, Weber), 2:17. 3, ...

  • Japan's central bank steps up asset purchases, expanding monetary easing to shore up growth

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    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — Japan's central bank steps up asset purchases, expanding monetary easing to shore up growth.

  • Mexico police questioned in killing of 3 Americans

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    (AP) MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — Authorities are investigating a possible police connection to the killing of three U.S. citizens visiting their father in Mexico who were found shot to death along with a Mexican friend more than two weeks after going ...

  • AP PHOTOS: Program gives disabled Venezuelans hope

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    (AP) CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Juan Carlos Marron is among a small group of young disabled Venezuelans who are finding hope for future independence in a program that teaches them how to repair violins and other musical instruments. Marron has battled ...

  • Police: Suspected NC court gunman turns himself in

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    (AP) RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A man suspected of opening fire this week on two victims in front of a courthouse turned himself in hours after his brother was charged in the crime, authorities said Thursday. Brandon Tremaine Morris, whom investigators ...

  • AP Top News at 12:36 a.m. EDT

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    (AP) Trooper ambush suspect caught, death penalty eyed LORDS VALLEY, Pa. (AP) — A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, was captured on Thursday by U.S. marshals near an abandoned airplane hangar, ending ...

  • Hong Kong activists mull Beijing visit during APEC

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    (AP) HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong student protest leaders are considering visiting Beijing while it hosts a major Asian summit next week to press their demands for greater democratic reforms. Student leader Alex Chow said at a rally late Thursday ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 12:16 a.m. EDT

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    (AP) Trooper ambush suspect caught, death penalty eyed Inmate freed in landmark Illinois case Terminally ill woman may postpone taking her life Efforts to compromise with Maine nurse stall Plane crashes at Kansas airport, killing 4 Guard troops sent to site ...

  • Beijing hosts regional conference on Afghanistan

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    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — China is hosting an international conference on Afghanistan's security and reconstruction that highlights its growing role in the country as U.S. and NATO forces depart. New Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai is headlining Friday's forum in Beijing ...

  • LeBron falters in emotional return to Cleveland

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    (AP) CLEVELAND (AP) — Carried onto the floor by an emotional ovation building for years, LeBron James is back where he began. He's home. Introduced to a deafening roar from Cleveland fans, James was welcomed back Thursday night by a city ...

  • Asia stocks gain after robust US growth report

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    (AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks climbed Friday after strong U.S. economic growth and upbeat earnings sent Wall Street higher. The dollar continued to strengthen after the Fed signaled a rate hike earlier this week. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei ...

  • Malaysia Airlines sued by 2 boys over Flight 370

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    (AP) KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two Malaysian teenage boys are suing Malaysia Airlines and the government over the loss of their father eight months after Flight 370 that was carrying him mysteriously disappeared. Friday's suit was the first filed by ...

  • Wal-Mart ups ante on holiday shopping

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is doing whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy. For the first time, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is offering free shipping on what it considers the season's top 100 hottest ...

  • Today in History

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    (AP) Today is Friday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2014. There are 61 days left in the year. This is Halloween. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 31, 1864, Nevada became the 36th state as President Abraham Lincoln signed a ...

  • MacKinnon scores twice, Avs beat Islanders 5-0

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    (AP) DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon scored his first two goals of the season and Semyon Varlamov stopped 40 shots for his 14th NHL shutout, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-0 win over the New York Islanders on Thursday night. ...

  • Plane crashes at Kansas airport, killing 4

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    (AP) WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A small plane lost engine power after takeoff and crashed into a flight-training building at a Kansas airport Thursday, killing four people, injuring five others and igniting a fire that sent up towering plumes of black ...

  • Myanmar's president, army chief meet Suu Kyi

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    (AP) NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's president is holding a rare meeting with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi that also includes the country's political and military heavyweights. Suu Kyi, who is constitutionally barred from running for president in next year's ...

  • Islanders-Avalanche Sums

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    (AP) N.Y. Islanders 0 0 0—0 Colorado 1 3 1—5 First Period_1, Colorado, McLeod 1 (Duchene, Talbot), 2:34. Penalties_Landeskog, Col (delay of game), 14:55; Mitchell, Col (delay of game), 19:17. Second Period_2, Colorado, MacKinnon 1 (E.Johnson, Landeskog), 3:25 (pp). 3, Colorado, ...

  • AP-FBC--T25-Florida St.-Louisville Stats

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    (AP) *2064 AP-FBC--T25-Florida St.-Louisville Stats No. 2 FLORIDA ST. 42, LOUISVILLE 31 Florida St. 0 7 14 21—42 Louisville 0 21 3 7—31 Second Quarter Lou_Dyer 4 run (Wallace kick), 12:13. Lou_Dyer 12 run (Wallace kick), 5:11. Lou_Christian 11 pass from ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3' game

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    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Pick 3" game were: 4-5-7 (four, five, seven) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize of $500. Lesser amounts ...

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