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  • It's all over but the arguing in Sterling trial

    3 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion. Lawyers for Sterling plan ...

  • US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas

    3 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home. Technology trendsetters Apple Inc., Google Inc., Facebook Inc. and Netflix Inc. all mined foreign countries to produce ...

  • Tanker catches fire amid clashes in Libyan capital

    3 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) CAIRO (AP) — The Libyan government is appealing for "international help" after several oil tankers caught fire amid clashes over the country's international airport in the capital, Tripoli. In a statement posted on its website on Monday, the interim government ...

  • Big Macher scores upset in Bing Crosby at Del Mar

    3 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Big Macher won the $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes by a half-length Sunday at Del Mar. Ridden by Tyler Baze, Big Macher ran six furlongs in 1:08.82 and paid $21.20, $6.20 and $4.40 at 9-1 odds. ...

  • Sri Lankan asylum seekers fly to Australia

    3 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A group of 157 Sri Lankan asylum seekers that languished on board an Australian customs vessel for weeks have been temporarily brought to a detention center on Australia's mainland where their identities will be determined by ...

  • China announces war games starting Tuesday

    4 hours ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — China says it has set up alternative flight routes to minimize delays related to military exercises along its southeastern coast that start Tuesday. A Defense Ministry statement said the exercises were part of regularly scheduled drills aiming ...

  • AP Top International News At 2:19 a.m. EDT

    4 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) UN Security Council calls for Gaza cease-fire Relative lull in Gaza as UN calls for cease-fire Israel, Hamas hold out for more gains in Gaza war Fighting intensifies near MH17 disaster site Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infected Toppled ...

  • Toppled crosses in China spur defiance

    4 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) WUXI VILLAGE, China (AP) — The battle started when a government-hired crew tore down the metal cross atop the one-room church in this village surrounded by rice paddies last month. The next day, a church member used his own welding ...

  • Relative lull in Gaza as UN calls for cease-fire

    4 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and Hamas have lowered the pace of the fighting in the three-week-old Gaza war as international efforts intensify to end the conflict that has already killed 1,030 Palestinians and 43 Israeli soldiers. The Israeli military said ...

  • Filipino extremists kill at least 16 villagers

    4 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military officials say Abu Sayyaf gunmen have killed at least 16 villagers, including women and children, in a road attack as the civilians traveled in two vans to visit relatives at the end of the ...

  • Police investigate deaths of family of 5 in Maine

    4 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) SACO, Maine (AP) — The state medical examiner plans to conduct autopsies on the bodies of five family members found shot to death in an apartment in southern Maine. Three children ages 4, 7 and 12 were among the victims ...

  • Philippine military says at least 16 villagers killed by Abu Sayyaf militants in road ambush

    4 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military says at least 16 villagers killed by Abu Sayyaf militants in road ambush.

  • Chinese portal Sohu reports $45 million loss

    4 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — Inc., operator of a popular Chinese Internet portal, says it lost $45 million in the latest quarter while revenue rose 18 percent to $400 million. Sohu said Monday the loss for the three months ended June ...

  • Jury deliberations to continue in Ventura case

    4 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — After a weekend break, jurors weighing whether former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura was defamed by "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle are entering their fifth day of deliberations. Jurors have had the case since last Tuesday. ...

  • Shave ice vendor defies town's new ban on peddlers

    4 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a fight in Westerly, Rhode Island. The dispute pits street vendors trying to stay in business in the beach town against officials who say the ...

  • Lost Red Sox title ring returned by Yankees fan

    4 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent New York Yankees fan. Manhattan restaurant owner Luigi Militello could hardly believe it ...

  • Memorial at sea for Ind. pilots after deadly crash

    5 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — Nearly a hundred people have gathered on a ferry off the coast of American Samoa for a memorial service honoring the Indiana teenager who died and his father who is missing after their plane ...

  • Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

    5 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim ...

  • UN Security Council calls for Gaza cease-fire

    6 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has called for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas. The council adopted the presidential statement at an emergency meeting just after midnight on Monday ...

  • Sarah Palin launches online subscription channel

    6 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Palin is starting her own subscription-based online network. The Sarah Palin Channel, which went live on Sunday, bills itself as a "direct connection" for the former Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential candidate with her ...

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