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September 23, 2014

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  • Normal traffic resumes on highway hit by slide

    3 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) OSO, Wash. (AP) — Six months after a hillside gave way in the Washington town of Oso, burying 43 people and blocking a state highway, the community is taking another step toward recovery with the return of normal traffic on ...

  • Damascus says Washington informed Syria's UN envoy before striking Islamic State in Syria

    4 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Damascus says Washington informed Syria's UN envoy before striking Islamic State in Syria.

  • Reno air improves after dense smoke advisory

    4 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — For the first time since a smoky haze drifted into western Nevada more than a week ago from a huge California wildfire nearly 100 miles away, the National Weather Service issued a "dense smoke advisory" for ...

  • APNewsBreak: Livestrong CEO leaving after 14 years

    4 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The CEO of the cancer charity Livestrong is leaving after 14 years. Doug Ulman told The Associated Press on Monday he will leave Livestrong in January to become president and chief executive officer of Pelotonia, a ...

  • Messaging app seeks to bring voices back to phones

    4 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Longtime technology guru Ray Ozzie wants to bring back the emotions of the human voice to phones. His mission began more than two years ago as Ozzie noticed people were increasingly communicating through texts, emails and ...

  • Today in History

    4 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) Today is Tuesday, Sept. 23, the 266th day of 2014. There are 99 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 23, 1779, during the Revolutionary War, the American warship Bon Homme Richard, commanded by John Paul ...

  • Police say rifle carried by ambush suspect found

    4 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Nine days after a gunman went on a deadly ambush at a state police barracks, authorities said Sunday they have recovered one of the weapons he was carrying and believe they are hot on his trail ...

  • Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case

    4 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside while carrying a knife, a federal prosecutor ...

  • Byfuglien leads Jets to 2-1 win over Wild

    4 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Dustin Byfuglien broke open a scoreless game in the second period to lead the Winnipeg Jets to a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Wild on Monday night. Byfuglien slammed the puck past Ilya Bryzgalov at 14:15 ...

  • WHO: 21,000 Ebola cases by November if no changes

    4 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — New estimates from the World Health Organization warn the number of Ebola cases could hit 21,000 in six weeks unless efforts to curb the outbreak are ramped up. Since the first cases were reported six months ago, ...

  • US Soccer stands by Solo decision

    4 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) U.S. Soccer is standing by its decision to allow goalkeeper Hope Solo to continue to play while she faces domestic violence charges. Solo is charged with two misdemeanor counts of fourth-degree domestic violence assault in Washington state stemming from a ...

  • Met opening a big deal for Russian bass

    4 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — For Ildar Abdrazakov, this may go down as the biggest opening night that almost didn't happen. Not that the Russian bass-baritone is exactly unknown at the Metropolitan Opera, where he has headlined productions from Verdi's "Attila" ...

  • Collmenter gets 11th win, D-backs beat Twins 6-2

    4 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Josh Collmenter pitched six strong innings for his career-best 11th win, Mark Trumbo homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2 Monday night to snap a six-game losing streak. Trumbo's two-run shot off Ricky Nolasco ...

  • Ducks-Avalanche Sums

    4 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) Anaheim 1 0 4—5 Colorado 1 1 0—2 First Period_1, Anaheim, B.Winchester 1 (Yip, Leblanc), 6:11. 2, Colorado, Tanguay 1 (MacKinnon, Agozzino), 19:05. Penalties_MacKinnon, Col (hooking), 3:11; Iginla, Col (hooking), 19:40. Second Period_3, Colorado, Redmond 1 (Agozzino, Johnson), 12:30. Penalties_Gagne, ...

  • Ex-TSA screener sentenced for LAX drug smuggling

    4 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former security screener who helped smuggle drugs through Los Angeles International Airport has been sentenced to more than 6 ½ years in federal prison. Prosecutors say Naral Richardson was sentenced Monday for conspiracy. In his ...

  • China stocks rebound on stronger manufacturing

    4 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks rebounded Tuesday on unexpectedly strong manufacturing but other Asian markets fell following Wall Street's tumble. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.2 percent to 2,293.71 and Sydney's S&P/ASX 200 was up 0.4 percent at ...

  • Diamondbacks 6, Twins 2

    4 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) Arizona Minnesota ab r h bi ab r h bi Inciart lf 5 0 2 1 DaSntn ss 5 0 0 0 Pollock cf 5 1 3 0 Hrmnn lf 3 0 1 1 DPerlt rf 5 0 0 0 ...

  • Overcoming turmoil, Met opera opens season

    4 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — After a summer of uncertainty, the sounds of discord gave way to joyful music-making as the Metropolitan Opera opened its season Monday night with a sparkling new production of Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro." Just two ...

  • Ducks rally for 5-2 win over Avs in preseason game

    4 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — Andrew Cogliano and Patrick Maroon scored 44 seconds apart in the third period, lifting the Anaheim Ducks to a 5-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche in a split-squad exhibition game Monday night. Brad Winchester scored twice on ...

  • Islanders beat Senators in pair of preseason games

    4 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland (AP) — Cal Clutterbuck scored the shootout winner, and the New York Islanders completed a preseason split-squad doubleheader sweep of the Ottawa Senators on Monday with a 3-2 victory in the nightcap. Clarke MacArthur and Curtis Lazar ...

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