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  • GOP Sen. Collins, Democrat Bellows debate in Maine

    5 minutes ago

    (AP) BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic challenger Shenna Bellows are clashing over issues like funding to fight Ebola, the war on terrorism and the best way to boost the economy. The two met Wednesday evening at ...

  • Postal workers appeal to Harvard president

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    (AP) CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The American Postal Workers Union called upon Harvard University's president to oppose a deal between Staples Inc. and the U.S. Postal Service, or resign her seat on the office supply company's board. Staples, based in Framingham, ...

  • Canada PM: attacks against soldiers are terrorism

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    (AP) OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada's prime minister says Wednesday's fatal shooting of a Canadian soldier in Ottawa and a hit-and-run that killed another earlier this week are grim reminders that Canada is not immune to terrorism. "But let there be ...

  • 4 candidates for NY governor debate

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    (AP) BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended his handling of the economy and government corruption under sharp criticism from Republican Rob Astorino during the only scheduled debate of the governor's race. During Wednesday's exchange, Astorino said Cuomo ...

  • AP Top Political News At 8:28 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) Man apprehended after jumping White House fence US increases security, though no threats cited White House says immigration plans not final yet Senate Democrats return to Ky. race with TV ads US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations Obama ...

  • AP Top News At 8:25 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) 2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations Probe: UNC academic fraud was 'shadow curriculum' Teens' travel renews concerns about terror appeal Social Security benefits get another tiny increase Camel maker Reynolds ...

  • Obama invites Afghanistan's new leaders to US

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    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has extended new invitations to Afghanistan's new leaders to visit the White House early next year. The White House says Obama spoke by videoconference Wednesday with President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai (ahsh-RAHF' gah-NEE' ah-mahd-ZEYE') and ...

  • AP Top News at 8:16 p.m. EDT

    29 minutes ago

    (AP) 2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A gunman with a scarf over his face killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that rocked the building ...

  • Early Apple computer sells for $905K at auction

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 has sold for $905,000 at auction in New York City. Bonhams auction house says the winning bid on Wednesday ...

  • Cuomo memoir sales off to slow start in 1st week

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    (AP) ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Days after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) tempered expectations about how well his new memoir is selling, the first results are in. "All Things Possible: Setbacks and Success in Politics and Life" sold 948 copies ...

  • Company fined $25M for work-at-home scheme

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    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California company that promised lucrative returns for a few hours of work at home was fined $25 million on Wednesday for misleading 110,000 people to buy into the scheme that almost never paid off. The ...

  • Giants-Royals square off in Game 2 of World Series

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    (AP) Another nice fall night in Kansas City for Game 2. There's some wind tonight — these fans dressed head-to-toe in blue are hoping this World Series doesn't become a blowout. No lineup changes from the opener. The Royals are looking ...

  • Man apprehended after jumping White House fence

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    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service has apprehended a man who jumped over the White House fence. This latest incident comes about a month after a previous White House fence jumper sprinted across the lawn, past armed uniformed agents and ...

  • Search for world's funniest person moves to Vegas

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    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The international search to find the world's funniest person moves to Las Vegas. The Laugh Factory in Hollywood says online votes from its Monday night competition have been counted and five finalists from Finland, France, Pakistan, ...

  • Inbee Park to take No. 1 spot in women's golf

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    (AP) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Inbee Park will take the No. 1 spot in women's golf from Stacy Lewis on Monday. Both players are skipping the Blue Bay LPGA this week in China. Lewis has held the top spot 21 ...

  • Protest against police brutality blocks Ga freeway

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    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — Demonstrators who say they were taking part in a week of resistance to police brutality temporarily blocked rush hour traffic on a busy freeway through downtown Atlanta. Atlanta Police spokesman John Chafee says some 30 demonstrators in ...

  • AP Top Sports News At 7:46 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) Bumgarner, Giants top Royals 7-1 in Series opener '85 World Series Royals relishing playoff run Leafs-Senators game postponed after shootings NBA owners fail to pass lottery reform Request denied to remove judge on Peterson case No. 9 Georgia to ask ...

  • Vandalism reported at 5 National Parks

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    (AP) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The National Park Service says vandalism has been found within five western national parks and officials are investigating vandalism reports at five other parks. Park Service spokesman Jeffrey Olson said Wednesday that he could not ...

  • Tribe's highest court orders candidate off ballot

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    (AP) FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A candidate for tribal president on the nation's largest Indian reservation lost another round in a language fluency dispute Wednesday, all but ending his bid for office. The Navajo Nation's highest court dismissed an appeal from ...

  • Palestinian kills baby at Jerusalem station

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    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian motorist with a history of anti-Israel violence slammed his car into a crowded train station in Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing a three-month-old baby girl and wounding eight people in what police called a terror attack. ...

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