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  • Mokrzycki, former AP polling director, dies at 52

    9 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) WEST NEWBURY, Mass. (AP) — Mike Mokrzycki, a former journalist and election polling specialist at The Associated Press who later started his own survey research business, has died. He was 52. Mokrzycki (pronounced mohr-ZIK'-ee) died Friday of an apparent heart ...

  • AP Top Political News At 3:30 p.m. EST

    9 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list Obama says US can influence new generation in Cuba Republicans fighting to hang onto Senate — in 2016 2014 frustrates US hopes for Israeli-Palestinian peace Obama offers help to NYPD after 2 ...

  • Obama offers help to NYPD after 2 officers killed

    9 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama is offering full support and federal assistance to the New York Police Department in the wake of the killing of two officers. The White House says Obama called New York City Police Commissioner Bill ...

  • Killings of 2 New York officers trigger backlash

    10 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Civil rights leaders are condemning the ambush killings of two New York police officers and expressing fear that the backlash over the bloodshed could derail the protest movement that has emerged around the deaths of Michael ...

  • Christie to Obama: Demand Cuba return cop killer

    11 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he disagrees with President Obama's decision to normalize relations with Cuba and wants the president to demand the return of a convicted cop killer before diplomatic relations proceed. Christie outlined ...

  • Timeline of events before, after NYPD cop deaths

    11 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) A timeline of events on Saturday in the hours before and moments after two NYPD officers were shot in their cruiser by Ismaaiyl Brinsley, a 28-year-old man who vowed online to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold ...

  • Authorities ID woman shot by man who killed of 2 NYPD cops

    12 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland are identifying a woman who was shot by the same man who killed two NYPD officers before shooting himself to death. Officials in Baltimore County identified the woman Sunday as 29-year-old Shaneka Nicole ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 11:32 a.m. EST

    13 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) 2 NYPD officers fatally shot by gunman who vowed to kill cops; shooter takes his own life Obama says US reviewing whether to return North Korea to list of state sponsors of terrorism Pope Francis' role in US-Cuba thaw leaves ...

  • AP Top News At 11:21 a.m. EST

    14 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) 2 cops ambushed, fatally shot in car; gunman kills himself Reaction to the fatal shootings of 2 NYC police officers US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list Nigeria's home-grown Islamic uprising poses regional threat 2014 frustrates US hopes for ...

  • States trying to lure lawyers into rural practice

    14 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) CORSICA, S.D. (AP) — Federal grant money has long been available for doctors, nurses and dentists willing to relocate to rural areas. Now a South Dakota program is offering a similar incentive for lawyers. It provides an annual subsidy of ...

  • Authorities say police officer shot to death in Tarpon Springs, Florida; suspect in custody

    15 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say police officer shot to death in Tarpon Springs, Florida; suspect in custody.

  • AP Top U.S. News At 7:25 a.m. EST

    18 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) 2 cops ambushed, fatally shot in car; gunman kills himself Reaction to the fatal shootings of 2 NYC police officers Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia Bill Cosby's silence may be his best defense at this point US mulls putting NKorea ...

  • AP Top Political News At 7:25 a.m. EST

    18 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list Obama takes foreign policy risk, but on his own terms Congress finishes up, its members still grumbling Obama's Cuba moves reflect Florida political shift Obama: No justification for murder of NYC police ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 6:49 a.m. EST

    18 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) 2 cops ambushed, fatally shot in car; gunman kills himself Reaction to the fatal shootings of 2 NYC police officers Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia Bill Cosby's silence may be his best defense at this point Sony saga blends foreign ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 3:10 a.m. EST

    22 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) 2 NYPD officers fatally shot by gunman who vowed to kill cops; shooter takes his own life Sony hacking case combines rare blend of international intrigue and Hollywood star power North Korea wants joint investigation with US over Sony hacking ...

  • Numbers that tell story of 2004 tsunami disaster

    1 day ago

    (AP) Facts and figures from the Dec. 26, 2004, Indian Ocean tsunami. Sources include the Tsunami Evaluation Coalition and UNESCO: ___ — 9.1: Magnitude of the earthquake that set off the tsunami. Centered off the west coast of Indonesia's Sumatra island, ...

  • Tsunami: Scenes of grief, viewed from van of death

    1 day ago

    (AP) Some 230,000 people were killed in the Indian Ocean tsunami set off by a magnitude 9.1 earthquake on Dec. 26, 2004. A dozen countries were hit, from Indonesia to India to Africa's east coast. Scores of Associated Press journalists covered ...

  • AP Top News At 12:33 a.m. EST

    1 day ago

    (AP) AP sources: Cops' killer angry at chokehold death Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattage North Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking A chance to breach divide for young in Cuba and US Raul Castro: Don't expect detente to ...

  • AP Top Political News At 12:21 a.m. EST

    1 day, 1 hour ago

    (AP) Obama takes foreign policy risk, but on his own terms Congress finishes up, its members still grumbling Obama's Cuba moves reflect Florida political shift Obama: No justification for murder of NYC police Holder calls police shootings 'act of barbarism' GOP ...

  • Obama: No justification for murder of NYC police

    1 day, 1 hour ago

    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama says he unconditionally condemns the murder of two police officers shot in broad daylight on Saturday in New York. Obama says there's no justification for the slayings. He says police offers risk their own ...

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