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December 20, 2014

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  • AP source: US seeks China's help after cyberattack

    5 minutes ago

    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — The United States is asking China for help as it weighs potential responses to a cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment that the U.S. has blamed on North Korea. A senior Obama administration official says the U.S. and ...

  • No. 9 Baylor beats No. 18 Michigan State 84-65

    9 minutes ago

    (AP) WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — Imani Wright scored all 18 of her points in the second half and No. 9 Baylor overcame a 15-point deficit to beat No. 18 Michigan State 84-65 on Saturday in the Florida Sunshine Classic. Niya ...

  • AP sources: 2nd NYC officer dies after gunman ambushes them in cruiser; suspect kills self

    16 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — AP sources: 2nd NYC officer dies after gunman ambushes them in cruiser; suspect kills self.

  • Kentucky scores first 24 points, beats UCLA 83-42

    29 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Devin Booker had 19 points and No. 1 Kentucky scored the game's first 24 points in an 83-42 victory over UCLA on Saturday. Aaron Harrison added 15 points, and the Wildcats (12-0) handed the Bruins (8-4) one ...

  • Panama's Noriega in prison 25 years post-invasion

    3 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) PANAMA CITY (AP) — Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega is nearly forgotten, languishing in a steamy jungle prison near the interoceanic canal while the country enjoys democracy and economic prosperity a quarter-century after the strongman was toppled by a U.S. ...

  • Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin has aneurysm

    50 minutes ago

    (AP) CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati basketball coach Mick Cronin has an aneurysm and will be sidelined indefinitely while doctors decide how to treat it. The unruptured aneurysm was detected when the 43-year-old coach got tests this week to see why he's ...

  • Oubre helps No. 10 Kansas beat Lafayette 96-69

    1 hour, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Freshman Kelly Oubre Jr. had 23 points and 10 rebounds, and Frank Mason added 14 points and nine assists to help No. 10 Kansas beat Lafayette 96-69 on Saturday. Wayne Selden Jr. finished with 12 points, ...

  • Egypt's powerful intelligence chief replaced

    1 hour, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) CAIRO (AP) — Security officials say Egypt's powerful intelligence chief has been removed and replaced by his deputy. Gen. Mohammed Farid el-Tohamy was put in charge of the intelligence agency immediately after the military ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in ...

  • Police: 1 NYC officer dies after being shot inside patrol car, 2nd officer critically hurt

    1 hour, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Police: 1 NYC officer dies after being shot inside patrol car, 2nd officer critically hurt.

  • Judge dismisses suit by family saved at sea

    1 hour, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against a satellite phone company by a California couple rescued with their sick 1-year-old from a disabled sailboat that was attempting to circle the world. San Diego Superior Court Judge ...

  • Hoosiers hold on to upset No. 23 Butler 82-73

    1 hour, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Troy Williams matched his career high with 22 points and Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell added 20 to help Indiana beat No. 23 Butler 82-73 on Saturday. Coach Tom Crean earned his 300th victory. Indiana (9-2) beat a ranked ...

  • Saturday's College Football

    1 hour, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) EAST No scores reported from the EAST. SOUTH Louisiana-Lafayette 16, Nevada 3 MIDWEST No scores reported from the MIDWEST. SOUTHWEST No scores reported from the SOUTHWEST. FAR WEST No scores reported from the FAR WEST.

  • Saturday's College Basketball

    1 hour, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) EAST Albany (NY) 64, Yale 60 American U. 46, Mount St. Mary's 45 Belmont 73, Fairfield 61 Duquesne 79, Mass.-Lowell 63 Fairleigh Dickinson 76, Delaware 74 Georgetown 81, Charlotte 78 Penn St. 73, Drexel 68 Providence 85, UMass 65 St. ...

  • Police brutality protesters rally at Mall of America

    1 hour, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Demonstrators filled the Mall of America rotunda and chanted "Black lives matter" to protest police brutality. The group Black Lives Matter Minneapolis had more than 3,000 people confirm on Facebook that they would attend. Official attendance ...

  • Nevada falls to Louisiana-Lafayette 16-3 in bowl

    1 hour, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Nevada Wolf Pack will have to wonder how the New Orleans Bowl might have been different if not for some untimely mistakes deep in Louisiana-Lafayette territory. Nevada failed to reach the end zone for the ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Midday' game

    1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were: 7-4-5 (seven, four, five)

  • Lawmaker: Ban Bishop Gorman from football playoffs

    1 hour, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A state assemblyman wants to do what no Nevada high school team has been able to do for six years — knock longtime Las Vegas high school football power Bishop Gorman out of the playoffs. Las ...

  • Fort Worth firefighters use oxygen to save cat

    1 hour, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — North Texas firefighters have used oxygen on a cat that was rescued from a burning house after the residents escaped on their own. The Fort Worth Fire Department announced Saturday that the pet, named Stubby, ...

  • Latest developments on the US-Cuba story

    1 hour, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) NOT SO FAST Cuban President Raul Castro told his National Assembly Saturday that detente with U.S. President Barack Obama doesn't mean Cuba will bend to U.S. efforts to change his communist government. "No one should pretend that in order to ...

  • 4 tied for lead in Dubai Open

    1 hour, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — South Africa's Jbe Kruger had a hole-in-one and shot an 8-under 64 on Saturday for a share of the third-round lead in the Asian Tour's season-ending Dubai Open. Kruger used a 7-iron for the ...

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