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  • AP Top Strange News At 6:50 p.m. EST

    21 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) City's 'ugly' Christmas tree prompts public outcry Cops: Naked suspect assaults man, 84, at airport Polish town opposes Pooh Bear for unclear gender Lost New Mexico kitten ends up in Maine Seagull with dart through neck spotted at park Giraffes ...

  • Mexico confirms US agent wounded in north in July

    22 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican navy confirmed on Saturday that a U.S. marshal was wounded in Mexico while working with naval personnel in the northwestern state of Sinaloa during the summer. But the navy denied a report in the ...

  • Poland's ruling party wins local elections

    22 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Results for local elections in Poland show the governing Civic Platform party as the winner, a surprise outcome given that exit polls had predicted a defeat for the pro-European party. The results were announced late Saturday, ...

  • Somalia's al-Shabab kills 28 non-Muslims in Kenya

    23 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing closer and closer to Douglas Ochwodho, who was in the middle. And then the ...

  • Albania opens secret bunker built by communists

    23 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) TIRANA, Albania (AP) — A gigantic, secret bunker that Albania's communist regime built underground decades ago to survive a nuclear attack by the Soviet Union or the United States has been opened to the public for the first time. On ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Midday' game

    23 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were: 4-7-4 (four, seven, four)

  • Russian tourist arrested for vandalizing Colosseum

    1 day ago

    (AP) ROME (AP) — Italian authorities say a Russian tourist has been fined 20,000 euros ($25,000) for engraving a big letter 'K' on a wall of the Colosseum, the latest act of vandalism by tourists at the ancient structure. The news ...

  • Search continues at ancient Greek burial mound

    1 day ago

    (AP) AMPHIPOLIS, Greece (AP) — Scientists have opened the second phase of their excavation of the vast 4th-century BC burial mound in Amphipolis town in search of more tombs and bodies. The first search of the site, which was built shortly ...

  • C. African Republic women stage topless protest

    1 day ago

    (AP) BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Residents say hundreds of women have marched topless through a town in the Central African Republic to protest sectarian violence. Saturday's unusual demonstration occurred in the southeastern town of Zemio, with the women saying ...

  • AP Top Strange News At 3:25 p.m. EST

    1 day ago

    (AP) City's 'ugly' Christmas tree prompts public outcry Polish town opposes Pooh Bear for unclear gender Lost New Mexico kitten ends up in Maine Seagull with dart through neck spotted at park Giraffes on a plane? Most Wanted list released Ex-state ...

  • Kerry says gaps remain in talks about Iran's nukes

    1 day, 1 hour ago

    (AP) VIENNA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is warning of "serious gaps" in the talks about a nuclear deal with Iran, and if major differences persist the possibility of extending past Monday's deadline is seeming more likely. Discussions ...

  • AP Top Sports News At 2:36 p.m. EST

    1 day, 1 hour ago

    (AP) Swiss lead France 2-1 in Davis Cup final Bills back on practice field at Lions' facility NFL will hear Adrian Peterson's appeal Dec. 2 Cavaliers 'in the dark,' fall 91-78 to Wizards Rating the Nation: Best Traveling Rivalry Trophies No. ...

  • Fog forces 5 US choppers to land in Polish field

    1 day, 1 hour ago

    (AP) WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Officials say that that fog forced five U.S. Army helicopters to make an emergency landing in a Polish field and spend the night there, the second such incident since September. The U.S. Army said 15 soldiers ...

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

    1 day, 1 hour ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday morning's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Midday" game were: 01-06-08-09-10-15-16-17-18-19 (one, six, eight, nine, ten, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen)

  • AP Top Business News At 2 p.m. EST

    1 day, 1 hour ago

    (AP) CEOs in 10 big mergers to get $430M: Equilar study UK firms Aviva, Friends Life in $8.8B merger talks Biden announces new aid for Syrian refugees Portuguese police detain ex-premier in fraud case Dow, S&P 500 push further into record ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    1 day, 2 hours ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 02-17-18-20-25 (two, seventeen, eighteen, twenty, twenty-five) Estimated jackpot: $96,000 Players with all five numbers win all or share a prize that starts ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3' game

    1 day, 2 hours ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday's evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Pick 3" game were: 7-6-9 (seven, six, nine) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize of $500. Lesser amounts ...

  • Mega Millions winning numbers

    1 day, 2 hours ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were: 03-12-35-37-63, Mega Ball: 15 (three, twelve, thirty-five, thirty-seven, sixty-three, Mega Ball: fifteen) Estimated jackpot: $43,000,000 ___ Arizona Winners: Combination Prize No. AZ Winners Jackpot ...

  • Source: NKorean escapes kidnap attempt in Paris

    1 day, 2 hours ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — A North Korean student with family ties to the regime in his country escaped a kidnapping bid in Paris, where he was studying, and is now in hiding, a French source with knowledge of the case said ...

  • AP Top Sports News At 12:36 p.m. EST

    1 day, 3 hours ago

    (AP) Swiss lead France 2-1 in Davis Cup final Bills back on practice field at Lions' facility NFL will hear Adrian Peterson's appeal Dec. 2 Cavaliers 'in the dark,' fall 91-78 to Wizards Rating the Nation: Best Traveling Rivalry Trophies No. ...

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