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April 24, 2014

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  • Possible GOP presidential candidates to court NRA

    29 minutes ago

    (AP) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Several potential Republican contenders for president will court gun-rights supporters at the NRA's annual convention. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum are set to speak ...

  • AP Top Business News At 12:40 a.m. EDT

    31 minutes ago

    (AP) Study: US manufacturers gaining competitiveness Asian stocks mixed on US earnings, goods orders Manufacturers see better times for economy, jobs FDA eases into regulating e-cigarettes US proposes pay-for-priority Internet standards Stocks close mostly higher on earnings; Apple up GM profit ...

  • Jamaican police increasingly facing murder charges

    1 hour, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) MAY PEN, Jamaica (AP) — It's been nearly a year since Sevina Giderisingh's 20-year-old son died in a confrontation with a police officer on the dusty outskirts of this struggling Jamaican city where jobs are scarce and crime is frequent. ...

  • Protesters occupy remote oilfield in Peru

    1 hour, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) LIMA, Peru (AP) — Indigenous protesters have occupied Peru's biggest oilfield in the Amazon jungle near Ecuador to demand the cleanup of decades of contamination from spilled crude. The field's operator, PlusPetrol of Argentina, says the protest has forced it ...

  • AP Top International News At Midnight EDT

    1 hour, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) Seabed search for missing Malaysian jet to widen Gunman kills 3 Americans at Kabul hospital Ukraine moves against insurgents in the east Israel halts peace talks with Palestinians Costa Rica is demanding US explain 'Cuban Twitter' Tiny Pacific nation sues ...

  • Seabed search for missing Malaysian jet to widen

    1 hour, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Authorities say the seabed search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is set to widen as a sonar scan of the most likely crash site deep beneath the Indian Ocean nears completion without yielding a single ...

  • Mexican vigilantes search caves for cartel leader

    1 hour, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Vigilantes are searching an extensive cave system in the hunt for the last fugitive boss of the Knights Templar drug cartel, a "self-defense" group leader in western Mexico said Thursday. Vigilante leader Estanislao Beltran said there ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in '2 BY 2' game

    1 hour, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "2 BY 2" game were: Red Balls: 2-20, White Balls: 10-21 (Red Balls: two, twenty; White Balls: ten, twenty-one) Top Prize: $20,000

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3' game

    1 hour, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Pick 3" game were: 2-2-5 (two, two, five) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize of $500. Lesser amounts ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Derby' game

    2 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were: 1st:11 Money Bags-2nd:9 Winning Spirit-3rd:10 Solid Gold, Race Time: 1:47.69 (1st: 11 Money Bags, 2nd: 9 Winning Spirit, 3rd: 10 Solid Gold; ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    2 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 10-15-24-37-39 (ten, fifteen, twenty-four, thirty-seven, thirty-nine) Estimated jackpot: $109,000 The numbers are listed in sequential order, but any combination wins.

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4' game

    3 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 4" game were: 3-5-1-6 (three, five, one, six) Ticket-holders with all four winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • CA Lottery

    3 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — These California lotteries were drawn Thursday: Daily 3 Evening 3-5-6 (three, five, six) Daily 3 Midday 6-9-5 (six, nine, five) Daily 4 3-5-1-6 (three, five, one, six) Daily Derby 1st:11 Money Bags-2nd:9 Winning Spirit-3rd:10 Solid Gold, Race ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Evening' game

    3 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Evening" game were: 3-5-6 (three, five, six) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • Residents of conflictive Rio slum stage protest

    3 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Residents of a Rio de Janeiro slum that saw deadly clashes with police earlier this week are staging a protest in the Copacabana beach neighborhood. Several hundred people have taken to the main thoroughfare of ...

  • Mexico Senate: civilian courts for soldiers

    4 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's Senate has unanimously approved amendments to the country's Code of Military Justice that will allow for members of the armed forces who commit a crime against civilians to be tried in civilian courts. The amendments ...

  • AP Top Strange News At 8:47 p.m. EDT

    4 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) Lucey is tops in Iowa's 'Beautiful Bulldog' event Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner Woman reunited with dog, TV snatched on 1st date Man seeks to hide 'murder' tattoo before trial ...

  • South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visit

    5 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — When President Barack Obama arrives in South Korea on Friday, he will be thrust anew into the role of consoler in chief in a time of crisis, a responsibility he has become all too accustomed to in ...

  • Criminal probe into NYC heiress' life is over

    5 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — During a years-long court fight over an idiosyncratic copper heiress' $300 million estate, a New York criminal investigation quietly examined how she and her finances were being looked after, though no one was ever charged. The ...

  • US threatens to pull aid to Haiti over late vote

    6 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The U.S. government has warned Haiti that it risks losing aid if it doesn't hold elections that are more than two years overdue. The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince said Thursday that none of the money set ...

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