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  • CA Lottery

    5 hours, 54 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

    5 hours, 59 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

    6 hours, 38 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

    6 hours, 58 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

    7 hours, 4 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

    7 hours, 51 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

    8 hours, 38 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

    9 hours, 31 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 ...

  • Explosion targets journalist's car in Cameroon

    9 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) DOUALA, Cameroon (AP) — The Committee to Project Journalists says an explosion destroyed the car of a journalist in Cameroon who had been warned by the government to be careful over his coverage of security forces. The group said Thursday ...

  • UN Yemen envoy says rebel group agrees to talks

    9 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy to Yemen says the country's president and a rebel group have agreed to discuss disarming. Jamal Benomar told reporters Thursday that the Hawthis agreed to the initiative by President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi. ...

  • Gunman kills 3 Americans at Kabul hospital

    9 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Three Americans — a pediatrician and a father and son — were killed by an Afghan government security officer at a hospital Thursday, the latest in a series of attacks on foreign civilians that has rattled ...

  • Hagel says Russian military exercises up tensions

    10 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says Russian military exercises on its border with Ukraine increase tensions and run counter to a diplomatic agreement it signed just last week. Hagel spoke with reporters in Mexico City after he ...

  • Residents of conflictive Rio slum stage protest

    11 hours, 21 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 ...

  • AP Top Sports News At 4:19 p.m. EDT

    11 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) Pineda banned 10 games for pine tar, won't appeal NCAA board endorses more power for big schools Michael Phelps wins 100 fly heat in comeback meet Road teams off to flying start in NBA playoffs Kosar believes he's off TV ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Midday' game

    11 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were: 6-9-5 (six, nine, five)

  • Navy probes report of gunman at San Diego base

    11 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — Officials at the U.S. Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego are searching the base after an unconfirmed report of an armed individual there. Navy spokesman Brian O'Rourke said Thursday that a shelter-in-place order was issued ...

  • Suicide attack in Iraq kills at least 11 people

    12 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a police checkpoint south of Baghdad on Thursday morning, killing at least 11 people, officials said, the latest episode in an uptick in violence in the run-up to next ...

  • UN chief: Syria war threatens Lebanon's stability

    12 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general is warning that the 3-year-old conflict in Syria poses a serious threat to the stability of neighboring Lebanon, as refugees stream into the small country and weapons and fighters are transferred out. Ban ...

  • Czech man faces fine after near miss with train

    12 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) PRAGUE, Czech Republic (AP) — Czech police say a man faces a fine after having a near miss with a train while walking over a level crossing. In a video provided by police, a car dropped off the unidentified man ...

  • Canada's FM denounces Russia's actions in Ukraine

    12 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird said Thursday that the international community should not accept Russia's "aggression" in Ukraine and committed to help the country develop its democracy. Baird noted the conflict between Moscow and Kiev was ...

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