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  • AP Top Business News At 8:14 a.m. EDT

    5 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) GM 3Q profit nearly doubles, led by N. America Tax settlement boosts Comcast 3rd-quarter results Southwest Airlines 3Q profit rises 27 percent 3M 3rd-quarter net income up 6 percent Stocks subdued after business surveys Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, Beijing students cheer ...

  • Canadian police now concede there is just 1 gunman in Ottawa attack

    5 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canadian police now concede there is just 1 gunman in Ottawa attack.

  • Botswana's ruling party favored in elections

    5 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) GABORONE, Botswana (AP) — The ruling party in Botswana, which has dominated politics since independence in 1966, is again the front-runner ahead of elections Friday in the southern African nation. However, opposition parties have been trying to capitalize on discontent ...

  • Cyprus: crews locate small plane wreckage, bodies

    6 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The bodies of two people have been found near wreckage belonging to a small aircraft that vanished while en route to Beirut from Cyprus, the defense minister said Thursday. Christoforos Fokaides expressed condolences to the families ...

  • Albania, Kosovo officials visit rival Serbia

    6 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Enver Hoxhaj has become the first Kosovo foreign minister to visit Serbia since Kosovo declared independence in 2008. Also in Belgrade on Thursday is Albanian Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati who arrived amid diplomatic tensions between Serbia ...

  • NK experts: US must apologize to free detainees

    6 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean legal experts say the U.S. government must make a formal apology to secure the freedom of two Americans who remain imprisoned in North Korea after the release this week of Jeffrey Fowle. The ...

  • Canada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism

    6 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Two deadly attacks in three days against members of the military stunned Canadians and raised fears their country was being targeted for reprisals for joining the U.S.-led air campaign against an extremist Islamic group in Iraq ...

  • China's ruling party pushes for better judiciary

    6 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party says it will take steps to improve judicial independence and put checks on political interference in the courts, as its Central Committee concludes its annual meeting. A communique, released Thursday after the conclave ...

  • AP Top Strange News At 7 a.m. EDT

    6 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) Bank robber who bummed cigarette gets 10 years Wildlife rehab for bear found in Oregon drugstore Dancing priests become Internet sensation Woman saved from California chimney, then arrested UK man faked coma for 2 years to avoid court Man's ashes ...

  • Exclusive election body at heart of HK protests

    6 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) HONG KONG (AP) — It's among the most powerful clubs in this city of enormous wealth and influence. Only 1,200 people are allowed in, and they decide who leads Hong Kong every five years. As thousands of protesters block city ...

  • Clarification: Turkey-Islamic State-Istanbul story

    7 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) ISTANBUL (AP) — In a story Oct. 17, The Associated Press reported that the owner of a bookstore in Istanbul that sells pins bearing the emblem of the Islamic State group said jihadists should not be classified as terrorists. The ...

  • Separatists protest in Kashmir against Modi visit

    7 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Shops and businesses are closed in Indian-controlled Kashmir because of a protest by separatist groups against a visit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Police and paramilitary soldiers patrolled Srinagar, Kashmir's main city, to prevent demonstrations. ...

  • AP Top International News At 5:21 a.m. EDT

    8 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) Threat to break isolation in Liberia over food Canadian official IDs Ottawa gunman Ottawa hospital says it treated 3 shooting victims Canada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism AP Exclusive: Driving up revered N. Korea mountain UN inquiry head rejects ...

  • China, Iran defense officials pledge closer ties

    8 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — China's defense minister met Thursday with Iran's navy commander in the latest sign of warming ties between their two militaries following their first joint naval drills in the Persian Gulf last month. Chang Wanquan told visiting Iranian ...

  • Airstrikes target oil field in eastern Syria

    8 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say the U.S.-led coalition has launched airstrikes on an oil field in Syria's eastern province of Deir el-Zour that borders Iraq. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the coalition launched four airstrikes on oil ...

  • House Dem campaign arm spends almost $2M daily

    8 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats' campaign arm spent almost $1.8 million each day during the first half of this month. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee said Thursday it raised $8.8 million between Oct. 1 and Oct. 15. The committee began ...

  • Tunisia forces clash with militants, local killed

    8 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's Interior Ministry spokesman says police have carried out a pair of counter-terror operations, capturing two suspected militants in the deep south and surrounding a home near the capital. Mohammed Ali Aroui said Thursday that the ...

  • Investigators detain 4 more in Moscow plane crash

    8 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — Russian investigators have detained four more employees of Moscow's Vnukovo Airport following a plane crash that killed the chief executive of French oil company Total and three crew members. As an additional indication that responsibility for the ...

  • China opposes sending North Korea to int'l court

    9 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — China says it's against referring ally North Korea to the International Criminal Court over its human rights record. The U.N. General Assembly's human rights committee is considering a resolution calling on the Security Council to take that ...

  • CA Lottery

    9 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — These California lotteries were drawn Wednesday: Daily 3 Evening 2-5-3 (two, five, three) Daily 3 Midday 8-7-0 (eight, seven, zero) Daily 4 2-1-8-3 (two, one, eight, three) Daily Derby 1st:7 Eureka-2nd:8 Gorgeous George-3rd:4 Big Ben, Race Time: ...

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