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November 24, 2014

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  • City's 'ugly' Christmas tree prompts public outcry

    1 day, 9 hours ago

    (AP) READING, Pa. (AP) — A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly. Reading's (REH'-dingz) spindly 50-foot spruce drew ...

  • Cops: Naked suspect assaults man, 84, at airport

    1 day, 9 hours ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — State police say a man stripped inside a women's bathroom at Boston's Logan Airport, climbed into a dropped ceiling, crashed through it and landed on the floor, then assaulted an elderly man while he was still naked ...

  • AP Top Political News At 6:17 p.m. EST

    1 day, 10 hours ago

    (AP) Gambling nuke commander linked to fake poker chips Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration AP sources: Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan Midterm elections get a yawn, but not in Oregon Obama, Jeter tee off on exclusive Vegas course Stymied? ...

  • Bighorn sheep escapes from LA Zoo, struck by car

    1 day, 10 hours ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police say a bighorn sheep that escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo was struck by a driver who fled the scene. Lt. Richard Parks said the bighorn got out of the zoo on Saturday and was ...

  • Official: SD man kills 4, including self, wounds 1

    1 day, 11 hours ago

    (AP) A 22-year-old man apparently shot and killed three people and wounded a fourth at a home on a South Dakota Indian reservation before he killed himself early Saturday, authorities said. The attack happened in Sisseton, a town on the Lake ...

  • Storms raise hope in California drought

    1 day, 12 hours ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hours of steady rain Saturday from northern California's third winter storm in a week raised hopes that the state was moving out of its driest three years in history - while still deeply locked in drought. ...

  • AP Top Science News At 3:54 p.m. EST

    1 day, 12 hours ago

    (AP) Space station rarity: 2 women on long-term crew Report: Grouse needs 3-mile buffer from drilling Search continues at ancient Greek burial mound NOAA: Globe sets 5th hottest-month record of 2014 Where's the snow? Not in Alaska's largest city Des Moines ...

  • Ferguson announcement does not appear imminent

    1 day, 12 hours ago

    (AP) FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The St. Louis region has been preparing for the grand jury announcement in the Ferguson case, but there is no evidence that the announcement is imminent. The 12-member grand jury has been considering whether charges are ...

  • Report: Washington toddler shot playing with gun

    1 day, 13 hours ago

    (AP) LAKE STEVENS, Wash. (AP) — The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office says a 3-year-old boy is in serious condition after being shot in the mouth — reportedly as he and a 4-year-old neighbor were playing with a gun. Lt. Susy Johnson ...

  • City's 'ugly' Christmas tree prompts public outcry

    1 day, 13 hours ago

    (AP) READING, Pa. (AP) — A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly. Reading's spindly 50-foot spruce drew the ...

  • Woman who was raped, burned dies in Kansas

    1 day, 13 hours ago

    (AP) WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police say that a mother of four has died just more than a week after she was sexually assaulted and set on fire at a Wichita park. Police Lt. James Espinoza told The Wichita Eagle (http://bit.ly/1zMOmco ...

  • UVa suspends fraternal activities amid probe

    1 day, 13 hours ago

    (AP) CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The University of Virginia on Saturday suspended activities at all campus fraternal organizations amid an investigation into a published report in which a student described being sexually assaulted by seven men at a fraternity in 2012. ...

  • Family of NYC man killed by police seeks answers

    1 day, 13 hours ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Stunned relatives of an unarmed man killed by a rookie police officer in a dark public housing stairwell looked on as the Rev. Al Sharpton and public officials demand a full investigation Saturday into what law ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 2:39 p.m. EST

    1 day, 13 hours ago

    (AP) Investigators found fired nuke commander may have made counterfeit poker chips Economists say broader immigration overhaul would drive more growth than Obama's actions Somalia's al-Shabab Islamic extremist rebels kill 28 non-Muslims on bus in Kenya Missouri grand jury proceedings in ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 2:27 p.m. EST

    1 day, 14 hours ago

    (AP) Ferguson grand jury unusual in many ways Ferguson experiences 3rd straight night of unrest Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration Winners and losers under Obama's immigration plan Cleanup on, flood threat looms after huge NY snow City: Quarter-toting 'Robin ...

  • AP Top News At 2:03 p.m. EST

    1 day, 14 hours ago

    (AP) Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration Gambling nuke commander linked to fake poker chips Somalia's al-Shabab kills 28 non-Muslims in Kenya Ferguson grand jury unusual in many ways As Cosby allegations spiral, fallout mounts Japan earthquake collapses homes, causes ...

  • AP Top News at 1:58 p.m. EST

    1 day, 14 hours ago

    (AP) Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has the upper hand in the fierce struggle over immigration now taking shape, with a veto pen ready to kill any Republican move to reverse his executive ...

  • Seattle bus drivers to get more bathroom breaks

    1 day, 15 hours ago

    (AP) SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle-area transit officials are making it clear that when bus drivers gotta go, they're free to stop. The state Department of Labor and Industries cited King County Metro this week for failing to provide bus drivers with ...

  • Police make arrest in I-95 on-ramp death

    1 day, 15 hours ago

    (AP) BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut State Police have made an arrest in the 2013 death of a woman found in a car at an Interstate 95 entrance ramp. Authorities said Cesar "David" Martinez was arrested in a Bridgeport courtroom without ...

  • Florida shooting leaves 2 dead, 1 injured

    1 day, 15 hours ago

    (AP) TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida official says a sheriff's deputy and a gunman have been killed in shootout near Tallahassee. The official says the gunman set his house on fire Saturday morning and fatally shot the first deputy who ...

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