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  • 2nd high school football season ended over hazing

    1 hour, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Officials at a high school in suburban Philadelphia have canceled the football team's remaining two games after they concluded rookie players were subjected to what the superintendent calls "humiliating" initiation rites. School officials say the hazing ...

  • Anchorage TV station wrongly airs contentious ad

    1 hour, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Anchorage television station inadvertently aired a commercial for U.S. Sen. Mark Begich that the campaign had pulled because the ad sparked outrage. The commercial attempted to portray Begich's Republican opponent, former Alaska Attorney General Dan ...

  • Obama, first lady to salute US troops on Nov. 6

    1 hour, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Mary J. Blige and Willie Nelson are joining President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama for a salute to U.S. troops. The White House says the Nov. 6 event will be held on the South Lawn. ...

  • Prisoner in Afghanistan to be tried in US

    1 hour, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Obama administration is preparing to transfer a military detainee in Afghanistan for criminal trial in federal court in Virginia. The move would mark the first time a military detainee from Afghanistan was brought ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Midday' game

    1 hour, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were: 5-6-8 (five, six, eight)

  • Poker Hall of Fame inductees announced

    1 hour, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Poker Hall of Fame says it will honor Daniel Negreanu (neh-GRAHN'-yoo) and retired poker executive Jack McClelland next month in Las Vegas. The hall's governing council announced Thursday that the induction will be at Binion's ...

  • NK experts: US must apologize to free detainees

    1 hour, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The United States government must make a formal apology to secure the freedom of two Americans who remain imprisoned in North Korea after the release this week of Jeffrey Fowle, North Korean legal experts said ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 4:17 p.m. EDT

    1 hour, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) Acquaintances say Canada gunman griped he couldn't get a passport to go to the Mideast Stately sergeant-at-arms praised for gunning down assailant who stormed Canada's Parliament Concerns about cremation lead to empty beds at Ebola treatment units in Liberia AP ...

  • Police: Ottawa gunman had recently applied for a passport, believe he intended to go to Syria

    1 hour, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Police: Ottawa gunman had recently applied for a passport, believe he intended to go to Syria.

  • AP Top News At 4:10 p.m. EDT

    1 hour, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) Mom of Canada suspect: I cry for victims, not son Ex-Mountie hero of shooting at Canada's Parliament Cremation fears leave empty Ebola beds in Liberia AP Exclusive: A week on the road in North Korea White House fence jumper held ...

  • Lawmakers seek to end benefits to former Nazis

    1 hour, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation to stop suspected Nazi war criminals from receiving U.S. Social Security benefits will be introduced soon, members of Congress announced Thursday, the latest response to an Associated Press investigation that revealed millions of dollars have been ...

  • Lawsuit says ICE attorney forged document

    1 hour, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) SEATTLE (AP) — A lawsuit says a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement attorney forged a document in an attempt to deport an immigrant seeking to stay in the country with his wife and children. The lawsuit filed Thursday in a ...

  • Stocks surge as US companies report higher profits

    1 hour, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing with big gains after several major U.S. companies reported higher profits. Caterpillar and 3M led the gains among industrial stocks, which rose significantly more than the rest of the market. Caterpillar rose 5 ...

  • Canadian police: no link between soldier attacks

    1 hour, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canadian police say they have found no connection between the two attacks on soldiers this week. Royal Canadian Mounted Police commissioner Bob Paulson also says authorities had not been watching the gunman in the weeks before ...

  • Prosecutors: Michigan girl meant to kill family

    1 hour, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old suburban Detroit girl accused of stabbing her younger brother as part of a plot to kill her family so that she could run off with a 23-year-old man was ordered held on $1 ...

  • Grain higher, livestock mixed

    1 hour, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Dec delivery rose 4.50 cents to $5.2675 a bushel; Dec corn was 6.75 cents higher at 3.5975 a bushel; Dec oats rose 6.50 cents ...

  • Jurors hear doctor's dying wife on 911 recording

    1 hour, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jurors heard from prosecution and defense attorneys — and then from the dying woman herself — at the start of a homicide trial for a University of Pittsburgh researcher charged with poisoning his wife. The prosecution says ...

  • Coalition airstrikes in Syria killed over 500

    2 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — U.S.-led coalition airstrikes in Syria have killed more than 500 people since they began last month, mainly Islamic militants, activists said Thursday, as fighting flared yet again in the northern Syrian border town of Kobani. Despite ...

  • Police say they have found no connection between the 2 attacks on Canadian soldiers

    2 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Police say they have found no connection between the two attacks on Canadian soldiers.

  • Police say Ottawa gunman was not under surveillance before the attack

    2 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) OTTAWA, Quebec (AP) — Police say Ottawa gunman was not under surveillance before the attack.

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