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  • Young MH17 victim has eerie premonition of crash

    35 minutes ago

    (AP) In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother. "Mama, may I hug you?" Samira Calehr wrapped her arms around her 11-year-old son, who'd been oddly agitated for days, peppering her with questions about ...

  • AP Top News At 3:16 a.m. EDT

    39 minutes ago

    (AP) A kiss, a prayer: The last hours of MH17's victims Gaza families plead for evacuation amid battle Israel, Hamas battle over public opinion online Agents get subsidized 'Obamacare' using fake IDs Dueling rulings: Courts split on health law clash Bodies ...

  • AP Top Political News At 3:16 a.m. EDT

    39 minutes ago

    (AP) Judges in health care rulings vote party line Agents get subsidized 'Obamacare' using fake IDs Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff FAA tells US airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv Obama attributes wildfires to climate change Government drafting ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 3:16 a.m. EDT

    40 minutes ago

    (AP) A last kiss, a prayer, a haunting premonition: How did the people on Flight 17 end up there? As battle rages, dozens of Gaza families plead for evacuation; 2 more Israeli troops killed Israel, Palestinians wage war online over conflict's ...

  • AP Top News at 3:15 a.m. EDT

    41 minutes ago

    (AP) A kiss, a prayer: The last hours of MH17's victims In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother. "Mama, may I hug you?" Samira Calehr wrapped her arms around her 11-year-old son, who'd ...

  • First Amendment fight won't stop Arizona execution

    47 minutes ago

    (AP) FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs. Joseph Rudolph ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 2:45 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff Flight bans show skittishness over trouble spots In international flight, volatile conflicts abound Seniors use roommate-finding agencies to cut costs Arrest linked to gun ...

  • Holmes in court for hearing on expert testimony

    1 hour, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The man charged with the Colorado theater massacre is returning to court for the second day of hearings about what kinds of experts can testify at his trial. The hearing resumes Wednesday on a defense motion ...

  • Federal judge to rule on Colorado gay marriage ban

    1 hour, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — A federal judge in Denver is expected to rule whether Colorado's same-sex marriage ban should be overturned immediately, or if the issue should be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. U.S. District Judge Raymond P. Moore says ...

  • Gaza families plead for evacuation amid battle

    1 hour, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Dozens of Palestinian families trapped by clashes between Hamas militants and Israeli troops are scrambling to flee a southern Gaza Strip neighborhood as Israel reported that two more of its soldiers have died in ...

  • Arrest linked to gun used after Boston bombings

    1 hour, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — A man believed to have provided the gun used by Boston Marathon bombing suspects to kill a university police officer has been arrested on drug and weapon charges. Stephen Silva made an initial appearance in federal court ...

  • Jury to reconvene in Ventura defamation case

    2 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jurors are due to reconvene in St. Paul to deliberate whether former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura was defamed in a memoir by the late military sniper Chris Kyle. The case went to jurors midday Tuesday, ...

  • Opening statements set in porch shooting trial

    2 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — After two days of jury selection, lawyers are poised to give opening statements in the trial of a Detroit-area man who opened his front door and shot an unarmed woman, killing her. Theodore Wafer, an airport employee ...

  • AP Top Health News At 12:38 a.m. EDT

    3 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) Ohio woman has long road ahead after rock attack Dueling rulings: Courts split on health law clash White House: Health subsidies not halted by ruling Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH Undercover probe finds health law failings ...

  • Today in History

    3 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) Today is Wednesday, July 23, the 204th day of 2014. There are 161 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 23, 1914, Austria-Hungary presented a list of demands to Serbia following the killing of Archduke Franz ...

  • Tropical depression moving westward in Atlantic

    5 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) MIAMI (AP) — A tropical depression is moving west in the Atlantic and is expected to degenerate over the next couple of days. The depression's maximum sustained winds late Tuesday were 35 mph (55 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center ...

  • Attorney: Ventura deserves millions from Kyle

    6 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An attorney for former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is asking a federal jury to award Ventura millions in damages for what he claims is a lie in a memoir by the late military sniper Chris ...

  • 10 Things to Know for Wednesday

    6 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. HAMAS ROCKET EXPLODES NEAR ISRAEL'S MAIN AIRPORT The shelling prompts a ban on many flights to Tel Aviv from the U.S., Europe ...

  • Md. state senator must drop Hershey-bar-like signs

    7 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal judge says a political candidate whose last name is Hershey must stop using campaign materials that mimic the look of the famous chocolate bar. The judge ruled Thursday that Maryland state Sen. Stephen Hershey Jr. ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 8:03 p.m. EDT

    7 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) In international flight, volatile conflicts abound New arrest linked to gun used after Boston attacks Towns struggle with debate over immigrant services Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire Supreme Court allows Arizona execution to proceed Ohio woman has long ...

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