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October 24, 2014

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  • New 'Drumline' casts a new beat to original

    12 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — Nick Cannon remembers when youngsters often approached him, telling him that the 2002 film "Drumline" influenced them to attend a historically black college and university. Cannon believes the sequel could have the same impact. "People told me ...

  • Nevada jail DNA collection sees little pushback

    14 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A law that requires DNA samples from everyone arrested on a felony charge has drawn little attention in the nearly four months it has been in practice in Nevada, despite criticism that it would violate the ...

  • Pittsburgh's Primanti Bros. to mail sandwiches

    14 minutes ago

    (AP) PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh restaurant that stuffs its sandwiches with French fries and coleslaw will be stuffing those fixins in the mail. Primanti Bros. is teaming up with, an online firm that delivers food to homes, to make ...

  • Jenny McCarthy brings her personality to radio

    21 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — For those who wonder if that so-called "honeymoon period" for a newly married couple is real, look no further than TV-radio personality Jenny McCarthy and actor-singer Donnie Wahlberg. The two wed in late August and have ...

  • Brazil's Rousseff slams magazine's allegations

    24 minutes ago

    (AP) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Friday denounced as an "act of electoral terrorism" a newsmagazine report suggesting she and her predecessor were aware of a corruption scheme within state-run oil giant Petrobras. The report published ...

  • Hacker gets prison for cyberattack stealing $9.4M

    28 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — An Estonian man who pleaded guilty to orchestrating a 2008 cyberattack on a credit card processing company that enabled hackers to steal $9.4 million has been sentenced to 11 years in prison by a federal judge in ...

  • Dog rides Harley with Reno man; Moki bad to bone

    30 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — He's an internet sensation, featured on YouTube and He brings smiles wherever he goes and has been known to spark spontaneous, paparazzi-like photo ops. Like a handful of celebrities, he goes by one name — ...

  • Remains of French ship being reassembled in Texas

    30 minutes ago

    (AP) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A frigate carrying French colonists to the New World that sank in a storm off the Texas coast more than 300 years ago is being reassembled into a display that archeologists hope will let people walk ...

  • Shooting reported at high school north of Seattle

    31 minutes ago

    (AP) MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Police have responded to a high school north of Seattle following reports of a shooting. Local television stations reported Friday that two people were being airlifted to a hospital. Live video showed students being evacuated from ...

  • AP Top Business News At 2:17 p.m. EDT

    33 minutes ago

    (AP) Procter & Gamble taking out its batteries P&G matches Street 1Q forecasts NBCUniversal settles with unpaid interns for $6.4M Ford profit falls in third quarter on truck costs US new-home sales close to flat in September Amazon's loss makes holidays ...

  • Edwards and Newman are surprises of NASCAR's Chase

    35 minutes ago

    (AP) MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — NASCAR's new championship format came with fan-friendly brackets that likely had fans advancing Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. deep into the playoffs. Instead, both drivers were eliminated last week and the third round begins Sunday ...

  • Police respond to high school north of Seattle after report of shooting

    38 minutes ago

    (AP) MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Police respond to high school north of Seattle after report of shooting.

  • Judge may enter Georgia voter registration dispute

    40 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia state judge is weighing whether it's appropriate for him to intervene in a dispute over more than 50,000 voter registration records in one of the nation's most politically contested states. Lawyers for the NAACP and ...

  • Former Obama counsel nixes attorney general offer

    46 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — A former White House counsel has told President Barack Obama she doesn't want to be nominated for attorney general after he asked her to consider succeeding Eric Holder. People familiar with the discussions tell The Associated Press ...

  • Redskins' RG3 speaks, says he won't rush return

    48 minutes ago

    (AP) ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have allowed Robert Griffin III to break his silence about his injury. Griffin spoke for 1 minute, 17 seconds near his locker Friday, the first time he has addressed his playing status since ...

  • Police: Boy eats pot, passes out in dentist chair

    49 minutes ago

    (AP) FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Police in Central California say a 12-year-old boy sold marijuana brownies to a seventh-grade classmate, who passed out in a dentist's chair after eating them. Police tell the Fresno Bee ( ) the 12-year-old said he ...

  • AP Top Political News At 2 p.m. EDT

    53 minutes ago

    (AP) Republicans question federal response on Ebola Dad: White House jumper has 'mental health' issues Kerry says no apology to NKorea to free Americans Senate Democrats borrow $10M as races tighten Democrat loses ground in Kansas governor's race Pesky? Effective? Campaign ...

  • Coroner IDs woman dead in apparent getaway car

    58 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities have identified an 18-year-old woman killed when an apparent getaway vehicle slammed into a light pole and a tree in Las Vegas. Clark County coroner's officials say Rajaunay Lasherie Davis of North Las Vegas was ...

  • US general: NKorea may have nuke missile knowhow

    58 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The commander of American forces in South Korea says North Korea may be capable of fielding a nuclear-armed missile that could reach the United States, but he does not know whether they have done so. In remarks ...

  • Henley's putting gets him early lead at Sea Island

    1 hour ago

    (AP) ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Russell Henley tied his personal best on the PGA Tour with a 7-under 63 on Friday to take the lead in the McGladrey Classic. Starting with a horrible drive that he turned into a ...

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