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  • AP Top News At 11:30 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) US won't let borders hamper fight vs. extremists West condemns Russia over convoy to Ukraine Hamas kills 18 suspected informers to deter leaks Gov't warns US retailers about hacking software New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges? Costa ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 11:30 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) Extremists' gains, brutality have US reassessing resistance to military action in Syria Russia sends truck convoy into Ukraine; Kiev government calls it a 'direct invasion' Gaza militants kill 18 alleged spies for Israel to plug security breach, deter others Homeland ...

  • New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?

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    (AP) FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucial question lingers: What happens if ...

  • Alaska troopers: Girl drowns in bucket of water

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    (AP) ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers say a 1-year-old girl has drowned in a bucket of water at her family's home in the western Alaska village of Kotlik. The girl was pronounced dead at the village clinic shortly before ...

  • ND teacher of the year charged with 5 felonies

    2 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) WEST FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A reigning North Dakota teacher of the year was charged Friday with five felony counts for allegedly having sexual contact with a female student more than five years ago. A complaint filed in East Central ...

  • Missing Russian student found dead in Grand Teton National Park

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    (AP) MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Missing Russian student found dead in Grand Teton National Park .

  • AP Top Political News At 8:23 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) Official says hackers hit up to 25,000 fed workers Lawsuits challenge FAA drone, model aircraft rules Obama taking less vacation, but too much for some Days Obama, predecessors spent on vacation Potential 2016 candidates cautious on Ferguson US won't let ...

  • Emails show Walker recall election campaign push

    3 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Newly released court documents include emails showing that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's recall election campaign team told him to instruct donors to give to Wisconsin Club for Growth, which would run ads for Walker and distribute ...

  • Police: Woman with fake baby cited for trespassing

    3 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) MERCED, Calif. (AP) — Police say they're investigating why a woman tried to enter the maternity ward at a Central California hospital carrying a doll that looked like a living baby. Capt. Tom Trindad of the Merced Police Department said ...

  • Fort Hood officer to face trial by court martial

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    (AP) FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — A noncommissioned sexual abuse prevention officer accused of operating a prostitution ring at a central Texas army base will face a military court martial. Fort Hood said Friday that Sgt. 1st Class Gregory McQueen's case ...

  • 3 bodies recovered from Mount Rainier identified

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    (AP) TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The Pierce County medical examiner has identified the bodies of three climbers recovered this week from Mount Rainier. They were part of a party of six who vanished on the Washington state peak last May. They ...

  • Obama and Merkel voice alarm at Russian moves

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    (AP) EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel say the presence of Russian soldiers in Ukraine, the buildup of Russian troops along the Ukrainian border and Russian shelling into Ukraine represent dangerous escalations of tensions by ...

  • Correction: Baby Sitter Killed story

    4 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) OGDEN, Utah (AP) — In a story Aug. 21 about an Ogden woman sentenced to prison for her role in the death of her baby sitter, The Associated Press reported erroneously who, according to her attorney, abused the woman in ...

  • 9/11 relatives to get second shot at scholarships

    5 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Relatives of Californians who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks will get a second chance to apply for college scholarships under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown. Brown on Friday announced signing SB384 by ...

  • Bond set at $825K for accused Tulsa officer

    5 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Bond for a veteran Tulsa police officer charged in the off-duty fatal shooting of his daughter's boyfriend has been set at $825,000. Judge Cliff Smith set Shannon Kepler's bond for a first-degree murder charge at $750,000 ...

  • Officer charged in hot-car death of police dog

    5 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) MILLS, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming police officer has pleaded not guilty to an animal cruelty charge that alleges a police dog died after he left it in a hot patrol car for several hours. According to an investigator's statement ...

  • 3 indicted in case of missing Massachusetts boy

    5 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted three people accused of misleading police investigating the disappearance of a 5-year-old Massachusetts boy who later was found dead. The Worcester (WUS'-tur) district attorney's office says the indictments against Cailey Thibault, ...

  • Former Ala. band director arrested on sex charges

    5 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) BREWTON, Ala. (AP) — A band director who just started a new job in Georgia is accused of having sex with several students at his former high school in Alabama, police said Friday. Charges of sexual abuse, unlawful imprisonment and ...

  • Woman set reservation fire to give friends work

    6 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) BEND, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department said Friday an Oregon woman pleaded guilty in May to starting a wildfire on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation last year because her firefighter friends were bored and needed work. The U.S. ...

  • Questions, answers about Missouri grand juries

    6 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) A grand jury is considering evidence to determine whether Officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 9. St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch says it will be several weeks ...

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