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  • Mexico AG: Captured drug lord 'Chapo' Guzman to stay put

    47 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's top prosecutor says the country does not intend to extradite captured Sinaloa drug cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States anytime soon. Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam says he would be open ...

  • Secret talks in Jordan try to win release of hostages

    55 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIRUT (AP) — Japanese officials were tightlipped Wednesday as secret talks in Jordan sought to secure the freedom of a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian pilot captured by Islamic State extremists and purportedly threatened with death within 24 hours. The ...

  • Gunmen storm Libya hotel, killing American, 9 others

    1 hour, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — In the latest sign of Libya's descent into chaos, gunmen stormed a luxury hotel used by diplomats and businessmen in the capital on Tuesday, killing 10 people, including an American, a French citizen and three people ...

  • Trans-Pacific balloon crew: It's like camping in the sky

    1 hour, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An international team is piloting the helium-filled Two Eagles balloon across the Pacific Ocean in an effort to break a pair of major ballooning records. Five things to know about the challenge: THE GOAL. Accomplished balloon ...

  • Palin receives plaudits from pro-Hillary Clinton group

    1 hour, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Sarah Palin is picking up an unexpected title: top fundraiser for a group promoting a potential Hillary Rodham Clinton campaign for president. During a speech in Iowa last weekend, the former Alaska governor held up a Ready ...

  • Obama, Merkel discuss increased violence in Ukraine

    2 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have spoken about their concern over the "significant increase in violence" in eastern Ukraine. The leaders spoke by phone Tuesday as Obama ...

  • Years-old stash of marijuana found inside NM woman's van

    2 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman drove a van for more than 13 years without realizing there was marijuana hidden inside. Melodie Peil told the Alamogordo Daily News ( ) she bought a 1990 Chevrolet van at a ...

  • AP Top International News At 6 p.m. EST

    2 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) Secret talks in Jordan try to win release of hostages Gunmen storm Libyan hotel; 4 foreigners, 5 guards dead Mexico: Investigation shows that all 43 students are dead On Auschwitz anniversary, leader warns Jews again targets Egypt's police criticized over ...

  • 5 foreigners killed in Libya

    2 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Officials say five foreigners, an American, a French national and three citizens of former Soviet republics, died when gunman stormed a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital. Essam al-Naas, a spokesman for a Tripoli security agency, ...

  • Judge to rule on venue for Caesars bankruptcy case

    3 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge is set to rule on whether the Chapter 11 case of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. should proceed in Delaware or in Illinois. After hearing final arguments Tuesday, the judge said he would ...

  • Argentine Jewish groups boycott commemoration in protest

    3 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Jewish groups boycotted the Argentine government's Holocaust Day commemoration Tuesday in protest over the mysterious death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman, while skepticism grew over President Cristina Fernandez's plan to reform intelligence services that she has ...

  • UN: 3 killed, 13 hurt in northern Mali protest

    3 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — U.N. peacekeepers said they fired tear gas and warning shots on Tuesday to disperse a protest that had degenerated into violence outside one of their bases in northern Mali. Three people were killed and several wounded, ...

  • Leader of Yemen's rebels urges 'peaceful transfer of power'

    3 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The leader of Shiite rebels who control the Yemeni capital called for a "peaceful transfer of power" on Tuesday, after his forces released a presidential aide whose abduction set in motion a violent escalation that led ...

  • AP Top Business News At 4:46 p.m. EST

    3 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) Record iPhone sales drive blowout quarter for Apple GOP lawmakers embrace Obama trade push more than Democrats US company outlooks worry investors, sending stocks lower NYC economy lost $200M from fizzled storm, transit shutdown Yahoo to spin off Alibaba stake ...

  • AP Top Sports News At 4:31 p.m. EST

    3 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) Lynch at Media Day: 'I'm here so I don't get fined' Kraft takes the offensive, defends team, seeks NFL apology Tale of Tiger's tooth: 'Dude ... caught me square' on mouth Golfer Allenby stands by story, says truth will come ...

  • Secret talks in Jordan try to win release of hostages

    4 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIRUT (AP) — Secret talks were underway Tuesday in Jordan in the presence of a Japanese envoy to secure the freedom of a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian pilot captured by Islamic State extremists and purportedly threatened with death within ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Midday' game

    4 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were: 6-4-0 (six, four, zero)

  • Somali prime minister appoints new Cabinet

    5 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's prime minister has unveiled his Cabinet weeks after he withdrew his initial line-up following opposition by the parliament. Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke on Tuesday appointed a 20-member Cabinet, mostly political newcomers, downsizing the number from ...

  • British born Israeli journalist David Landau dead at 67

    5 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — David Landau, a British born author and journalist who was a former editor-in-chief of Israel's Haaretz newspaper and also worked for the Jerusalem Post, has died. He was 67. Haaretz said he died Tuesday. The paper's obituary ...

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

    5 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday morning's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Midday" game were: 01-04-05-07-09-12-13-15-17-18 (one, four, five, seven, nine, twelve, thirteen, fifteen, seventeen, eighteen)

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