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  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4' game

    38 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 4" game were: 2-6-1-8 (two, six, one, eight) Ticket-holders with all four winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    38 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 06-08-10-15-18 (six, eight, ten, fifteen, eighteen) The numbers are listed in sequential order, but any combination wins.

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Derby' game

    38 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were: 1st:5 California Classic-2nd:7 Eureka-3rd:3 Hot Shot, Race Time: 1:48.31 (1st: 5 California Classic, 2nd: 7 Eureka, 3rd: 3 Hot Shot; Race Time: ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Evening' game

    38 minutes ago

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

  • Mixed feelings for Garcia Marquez in hometown

    48 minutes ago

    (AP) ARACATACA, Colombia (AP) — Gabriel Garcia Marquez and his homeland had a relationship as conflicted as any in the Nobel laureate's twisting and impassioned novels. Colombia inspired and dismayed Garcia Marquez in equal measure, and the feeling was often mutual. ...

  • Wyatt Earp gun sells for $225,000 at auction

    53 minutes ago

    (AP) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A gun thought to have been carried by Wyatt Earp during the famous O.K. Corral shootout in Tombstone has sold at auction for $225,000. A telephone bidder in New Mexico made the winning bid for the ...

  • Fire destroys 3 homes at Jersey shore community

    1 hour, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) SEA ISLE CITY, N.J. (AP) — Three homes have been destroyed by a fire that broke out near the beachfront of a Jersey Shore community. Authorities say no injuries have been reported in the smoky seven-alarm fire, which erupted around ...

  • AP Top International News At 8:43 p.m. EDT

    1 hour, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) Dutch man's case linked to Amanda Todd Captain of sunken South Korean ferry arrested Diplomacy doesn't move insurgents in Ukraine Ukraine crisis: turning points Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12 Some countries get Obama, but want his wife, ...

  • UN says 58 killed in attack on UN base in SSudan

    2 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An attack on a U.N. peacekeeping base in South Sudan where some 5,000 members of an ethnic minority had sought shelter killed 58 people and injured about 100 others, a U.N. official said Friday. An angry ...

  • Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

    5 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties. The U.S. Geological Survey ...

  • Baucus casts wide shadow over Montana Senate race

    5 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate. But ...

  • Blast in busy Cairo square kills 1 officer

    6 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian security official says an explosion has rocked a busy square in central Cairo, killing one police officer and causing panic. The official says the bomb detonated late Friday next to a traffic post in Lebanon ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Midday' game

    6 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were: 9-4-9 (nine, four, nine)

  • Officials: 24 more abducted Nigerian students free

    6 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian education official says 24 more schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists have escaped. That means 44 are free and 85 are still missing. At least 129 female students were kidnapped from a high school in ...

  • FBI: Suspect in 1976 killings has LA-area roots

    7 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former diplomat on the FBI's Most Wanted list suspected of bludgeoning five family members to death with a hammer nearly 40 years ago in Maryland has Southern California roots and may be in the region, ...

  • Diplomacy doesn't move insurgents in Ukraine

    7 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian insurgents defiantly refused Friday to surrender their weapons or give up government buildings in eastern Ukraine, despite a diplomatic accord reached in Geneva and overtures from the government in Kiev. Denis Pushilin of the self-appointed ...

  • Former Blue Angels commander relieved of duty

    7 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Navy says a California-based officer has been relieved of duty because of unspecified alleged misconduct while he was commanding officer of the Blue Angels precision flying team. Navy officials said Friday that Capt. Gregory McWherter ...

  • Ukraine crisis: turning points

    7 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — An agreement struck by the U.S., the European Union, Russia and Ukraine has raised hopes for defusing the Ukrainian crisis, which has strained East-West ties to a degree unseen since the Cold War. The deal Thursday in ...

  • N. Korea criticizes 'human rights racket' of US

    7 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — A North Korean spokesman is blaming the United States and its allies for a "human rights racket" a day after the U.N. Security Council met to discuss a new report that accuses the reclusive communist ...

  • Belfast IRA figure killed in splinter-group feud

    7 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — A senior Irish Republican Army hard-liner has been shot to death in Belfast three years after former comrades in his splinter group threatened to kill them. Nearby residents say gunmen escorted the victim, 43-year-old Tommy ...

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