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  • AP Interview: Dissident forced to leave Vietnam

    6 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of Vietnam's most prominent dissidents said he was asked to sign a form seeking a pardon for spreading "propaganda against the state" before his release from prison last week, then forced onto a U.S.-bound flight ...

  • Ohio man detained in North Korea returning to work

    7 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An American arrested and detained in North Korea is headed back to the job he lost while abroad. The city of Moraine in suburban Dayton agreed to give Jeffrey Fowle (FOWL) his street department job back ...

  • Judge to hold hearing in Kansas gay marriage suit

    8 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge is to hear a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union challenging Kansas' ban on same-sex marriage. The hearing Friday afternoon before U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree in Kansas City, Kansas, ...

  • AP Top News at 12:36 a.m. EDT

    8 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) Trooper ambush suspect caught, death penalty eyed LORDS VALLEY, Pa. (AP) — A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, was captured on Thursday by U.S. marshals near an abandoned airplane hangar, ending ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 12:16 a.m. EDT

    8 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) Trooper ambush suspect caught, death penalty eyed Inmate freed in landmark Illinois case Terminally ill woman may postpone taking her life Efforts to compromise with Maine nurse stall Plane crashes at Kansas airport, killing 4 Guard troops sent to site ...

  • Today in History

    9 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) Today is Friday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2014. There are 61 days left in the year. This is Halloween. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 31, 1864, Nevada became the 36th state as President Abraham Lincoln signed a ...

  • Prosecutors say they'll seek death penalty for survivalist accused of deadly trooper ambush

    9 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) LORDS VALLEY, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors say they'll seek death penalty for survivalist accused of deadly trooper ambush.

  • Pennsylvania governor: Survivalist in barracks ambush held in handcuffs of dead trooper

    9 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) LORDS VALLEY, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania governor: Survivalist in barracks ambush held in handcuffs of dead trooper.

  • Christie hopes for 'big, fat blowout' for Branstad

    10 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is giving a final boost to Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad's re-election bid. The potential presidential contender spoke Thursday night to about 200 gathered in a factory in Burlington in southeast Iowa. ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 10:05 p.m. EDT

    11 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) Maine locked in standoff with defiant nurse over Ebola precautions as compromise efforts stall Poll: Economy, health care are higher priorities than social issues days before 2014 election 10 Things to Know for Friday No room on the tube: Last-minute ...

  • AP Top News At 9:17 p.m. EDT

    11 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) Compromise efforts stall for quarantined nurse Poll: Economy, other issues overshadow abortion Want to buy a New Hampshire election ad? Good luck 10 Things to Know for Friday Man wanted in Pennsylvania trooper ambush captured Israel closes Jerusalem holy site ...

  • 10 Things to Know for Friday

    12 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. NURSE CHALLENGES MAINE OVER EBOLA SAFEGUARDS Insisting she is perfectly healthy, Kaci Hickox again defies the state's quarantine by taking a bike ...

  • 2 Anglo Colorado candidates hold Spanish debate

    12 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — Two candidates who want to represent Colorado's 6th Congressional District are facing off in a historic Spanish-language debate. Organizers called Thursday's encounter between Republican Rep. Mike Coffman and his Democratic challenger, Andrew Romanoff, the first time two ...

  • Court: Illegal police search led to dog death

    13 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — A Connecticut city's reputation as one of America's most dangerous communities did not give police officers the right to invade a yard where they killed a family dog after getting an erroneous tip that guns were ...

  • Grand Canyon receives reports of roaming wolf

    13 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Officials at the Grand Canyon are trying to determine whether an animal spotted roaming the far northern reaches of the park is a gray wolf. Park Superintendent Dave Uberuaga (oo-buh-RAH'-guh) said Thursday that officials have received ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 7:05 p.m. EDT

    14 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) Inmate freed in landmark Illinois case Terminally ill woman may postpone taking her life Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards Plane crashes at Kansas airport, killing 4 Guard troops sent to site of Hawaii lava flow Relatives suspected ...

  • 2 Louisiana children killed walking to school

    14 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) BREAUX BRIDGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State Police say two teenage girls were killed and a third was seriously injured when a pickup truck hit them while they walked to school. Trooper Brooks David (DAH-veed) says the driver, 32-year-old Jeremy ...

  • Sleuths have new hope in search for Earhart plane

    14 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) OXFORD, Pa. (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia group trying to solve the Amelia Earhart mystery has new reason to think a piece of aluminum found on a Pacific atoll came from her lost plane. The Philly.com (http://goo.gl/kEBPAk) website reports Thursday ...

  • Police say man wanted in ambush that killed 1 Pennsylvania trooper, injured 1 is captured

    14 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) DUNMORE, Pa. (AP) — Police say man wanted in ambush that killed 1 Pennsylvania trooper, injured 1 is captured.

  • AP Top Political News At 6:43 p.m. EDT

    14 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) Want to buy a New Hampshire election ad? Good luck GOP senators urge Obama to hold off on immigration Poll: Economy, other issues overshadow abortion Obama campaigns in Maine, avoids spat over Ebola Justice Dept watchdog faults agency grenade probe ...

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