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  • Widow of ex-South Korean leader travels to North Korea

    7 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The 92-year-old widow of late South Korean President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kim Dae-jung has left for North Korea for a four-day visit. There are hopes among some South Koreans that Lee Hee-ho's trip ...

  • Railway official says at least 19 killed in train derailments in central India

    7 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW DELHI (AP) — Railway official says at least 19 killed in train derailments in central India.

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4' game

    7 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 4" game were: 8-3-7-0 (eight, three, seven, zero) Ticket-holders with all four winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Evening' game

    7 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Evening" game were: 2-2-6 (two, two, six) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    7 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 07-10-19-28-34 (seven, ten, nineteen, twenty-eight, thirty-four) The numbers are listed in sequential order, but any combination wins.

  • 2 trains derail while crossing rain-flooded tracks in central India, casualties unknown

    8 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW DELHI (AP) — 2 trains derail while crossing rain-flooded tracks in central India, casualties unknown.

  • Experts say pieces of missing Flight 370 may still be afloat

    9 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — If a wing fragment found in the western Indian Ocean turns out to be part of missing Flight 370, experts say, there are probably other pieces of the aircraft that floated off rather than sinking ...

  • Ivory Coast convicts ex-leader's top security officers

    10 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Ivory Coast's military court has sentenced the former head of security for the country's ex-first lady to 20 years in prison for acts related to the postelection crisis in 2011. More than 3,000 people were ...

  • Florida GOP moves date of presidential summit to November

    11 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Republicans, seeking to push the battleground state into the national limelight, announced Tuesday they are holding a presidential candidates' summit in November. The "Sunshine Summit" will coincide with the premiere fundraising dinner held by the ...

  • 2 from Arizona found dead in van on remote Lake Mead road

    11 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say a man and woman found dead in a van from apparent exposure to the environment in a remote desert location in the Lake Mead National Recreation area were from Golden Valley, Arizona. The ...

  • Who's in and who's out at the first GOP presidential debate

    11 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) CLEVELAND (AP) — Fox News has selected the 10 Republican presidential candidates who will participate in the first debate of the 2016 presidential campaign. The two-hour debate is scheduled for 9 p.m. EDT Thursday at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, ...

  • Fiorina, Perry, Jindal, Graham, Santorum, Pataki, Gilmore miss cut for first GOP 2016 debate

    11 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) CLEVELAND (AP) — Fiorina, Perry, Jindal, Graham, Santorum, Pataki, Gilmore miss cut for first GOP 2016 debate.

  • LGBT Jamaicans holding first gay pride celebration on island

    12 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica's LGBT community is holding its first gay pride celebration, a weeklong observance that was previously almost unthinkable in a Caribbean country long described as the one of the globe's most hostile places to homosexuality. Events ...

  • Democratic governors focus on congressional redistricting

    12 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Democratic Governors Association is looking to give its members a greater say in drawing congressional boundaries during the 2020 redistricting process. The group announced Tuesday that Virginia Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe and EMILY's List President ...

  • Mexico prosecutor: Video has suspects in journalist killing

    12 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City's prosecutor says surveillance video shows three suspects leaving the apartment where five people were found tortured and shot. Among the victims was a photojournalist who felt under threat and left the Mexican state he ...

  • Despite rhetoric, border security less urgent in 2015

    13 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN ANTONIO (AP) — In the weeks leading up to Thursday's first debate of the 2016 presidential race, Republican candidates have sought to distinguish themselves from each other — and President Barack Obama — with ever-tougher positions on border security ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Midday' game

    13 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were: 6-7-0 (six, seven, zero)

  • Argentine authorities lure whale from Buenos Aires marina

    14 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine authorities have successfully guided a whale out of the marina of a glitzy area in Buenos Aires and hope that it will now return to sea. Roxana Schteinbarg is the executive coordinator of the ...

  • Detroit's Lafayette Park neighborhood named US landmark

    14 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — Detroit's Lafayette Park, a well-known and successful urban renewal project near the city's downtown, has been named a national historic landmark. The National Park Service announced Tuesday the neighborhood redeveloped in the mid-20th century featuring the architecture ...

  • Guatemala court orders competency evaluation for ex-dictator

    14 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A Guatemalan court has ruled that ex-dictator Efrain Rios Montt should be hospitalized for medical and psychological evaluation to determine if he is fit to stand trial. The court on Tuesday ordered Rios Montt's immediate internment ...

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