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  • Human rights in spotlight after US-Cuba deal

    8 minutes ago

    (AP) HAVANA (AP) — To many exiles and their allies, President Raul Castro is a brutal dictator who locks up dissenters in gulag-like jails, snuffs out political discourse and condemns his people to socialist poverty. Cuba's supporters see the government as ...

  • China leader cautions against external forces

    24 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping is urging the semiautonomous former Portuguese colony of Macau to guard against interference by what he called hostile external forces after prolonged pro-democracy protests in nearby Hong Kong. Xi's Saturday remarks come after ...

  • CA Lottery

    1 hour, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — These California lotteries were drawn Friday: Daily 3 Evening 7-4-2 (seven, four, two) Daily 3 Midday 5-5-4 (five, five, four) Daily 4 4-0-0-9 (four, zero, zero, nine) Daily Derby 1st:6 Whirl Win-2nd:7 Eureka-3rd:9 Winning Spirit, Race Time: ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

    1 hour, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were: 14-18-58-59-68, Mega Ball: 4 (fourteen, eighteen, fifty-eight, fifty-nine, sixty-eight; Mega Ball: four)

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Megaplier' game

    1 hour, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Megaplier" game were: 3 (three)

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Weekly Winnings' game

    1 hour, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Weekly Winnings" game were: 12-15-19-20 (twelve, fifteen, nineteen, twenty)

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Evening' game

    1 hour, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were: 04-06-09-10-11-14-16-18-19-20 (four, six, nine, ten, eleven, fourteen, sixteen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty)

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3' game

    1 hour, 19 minutes ago

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

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4' game

    1 hour, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 4" game were: 4-0-0-9 (four, zero, zero, nine) Ticket-holders with all four winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Derby' game

    1 hour, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were: 1st:6 Whirl Win-2nd:7 Eureka-3rd:9 Winning Spirit, Race Time: 1:46.74 (1st: 6 Whirl Win, 2nd: 7 Eureka, 3rd: 9 Winning Spirit; Race Time: ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    1 hour, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 16-21-25-33-36 (sixteen, twenty-one, twenty-five, thirty-three, thirty-six) The numbers are listed in sequential order, but any combination wins.

  • New York mayor caught between protests, police

    1 hour, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio was elected last year after making promises to keep crime low while improving relations between police and the community. As the tensions between those promises continue to mount, Friday showed just how ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Evening' game

    2 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Evening" game were: 7-4-2 (seven, four, two) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • Man charged with disrupting Qatar-to-Houston flight

    3 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) HOUSTON (AP) — A federal indictment alleges a Houston man disrupted a flight from the Persian Gulf to Houston earlier this month, including threatening to blow up the plane. The indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Houston accuses ...

  • Man pleads guilty in airplane groping case

    3 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A California man accused of groping and sexually propositioning a teenage girl on a flight from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Friday. Hans Loudermilk, 66, of Oceanside, California ...

  • State Dept. warns US travelers to be extra careful

    3 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is warning Americans traveling abroad to be extra cautious over the holidays. In a worldwide travel alert issued Friday, the department says an attack this week in Australia highlights the need to be vigilant. ...

  • AP Top Business News At 8:32 p.m. EST

    3 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response Global oil impact: Who's hurting, happy, hopeful US says traffic deaths fell 3 percent in 2013 Sales for holiday shopping season come down to the wire US stocks inch higher after a ...

  • Supreme Court won't stop gay marriages in Florida

    5 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) MIAMI (AP) — Same-sex weddings may soon begin in Florida after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to block them. The court said Friday it wouldn't block the marriages. A federal judge previously declared Florida's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional and ...

  • UN asks Israel to pay Lebanon $850 million for oil spill

    5 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has overwhelmingly approved a resolution asking Israel to pay Lebanon over $850 million in damages for an oil spill caused by an Israeli air force attack on oil storage tanks during its ...

  • Hasbro and Xerox are big market movers

    5 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Teekay Tankers Ltd., down 70 cents to $4.70 The ocean-freight hauler is buying five tankers and ...

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