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  • Pakistan: Bomb kills police officer, 2 others

    9 minutes ago

    (AP) KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani official says a bombing in the country's south targeted a police officer known for his anti-militant campaigns, killing him and his two friends. Pir Mohammad Shah says the bomb aimed at officer Shafiq Tanoli ...

  • Wyoming gas explosion prompts evacuation of town

    23 minutes ago

    (AP) OPAL, Wyo. (AP) — Residents and emergency crews are waiting for a fire to burn itself out after an explosion at a natural gas processing plant in a small town in southwestern Wyoming. No injuries were reported in the explosion ...

  • Bronze statue of Roger Ebert to be unveiled

    26 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — A life-sized bronze statue of esteemed movie critic Roger Ebert will be unveiled outside the central Illinois theater that hosts the annual film festival he started, "Ebertfest." The statue of Ebert sitting between two empty theater seats ...

  • Fetal tissue used to power Oregon homes

    34 minutes ago

    (AP) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon commission has ordered a waste-to-power facility to stop accepting boxed medical waste after learning it might be using the remains of aborted fetuses from British Columbia to generate electricity. Sam Brentano, chairman of the ...

  • Camilla's brother dies in NY of head injury

    41 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are "utterly devastated" by the death of her brother, who fell outside a hotel bar, suffering a head injury. Mark Shand, chairman of an elephant conservation charity, was ...

  • Biologists watching fish runs after deadly slide

    41 minutes ago

    (AP) DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) — As search crews continue to look for two missing people following the devastating mudslide in Washington state, scientists are closely monitoring how the avalanche is affecting federally endangered fish runs. It's too early to know the ...

  • Hamels loses to Dodgers in 1st start of season

    46 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zack Greinke outpitched Cole Hamels with seven strong innings, Hanley Ramirez homered and Yasiel Puig drove in two runs for the Los Angeles Dodgers in a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night. Greinke ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in '2 BY 2' game

    47 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "2 BY 2" game were: Red Balls: 12-24, White Balls: 2-19 (Red Balls: twelve, twenty-four; White Balls: two, nineteen) Top Prize: $20,000

  • Dodgers 5, Phillies 2

    50 minutes ago

    (AP) Philadelphia Los Angeles ab r h bi ab r h bi Revere cf 4 0 0 0 Puig rf 4 0 2 2 Rollins ss 4 1 1 0 Ethier lf 4 0 0 0 Utley 2b 4 0 1 ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 1:03 a.m. EDT

    54 minutes ago

    (AP) Rail safety effort marred by squabbling Vermont moves toward labeling of GMO foods Small Wyoming town evacuated after gas explosion Man charged with murder in nursing home deaths US weighs clemency for inmates jailed for 10 years Archaeologists, tribe clash ...

  • Vermont moves toward labeling of GMO foods

    54 minutes ago

    (AP) MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods as such, setting up a war between the behemoth U.S. food industry and an American public that overwhelmingly approves ...

  • Kane leads Blackhawks past Blues, 4-3 in OT

    1 hour, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane scored his second goal of the game at 11:17 of overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Wednesday night to even their first-round playoff series at two games apiece. Kane ...

  • Blues-Blackhawks Sums

    1 hour, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) St. Louis 0 2 1 0—3 Chicago 0 2 1 1—4 First Period_None. Penalties_Ott, StL (roughing, unsportsmanlike conduct), 13:32; Handzus, Chi (unsportsmanlike conduct), 13:32; Oduya, Chi (interference), 17:48. Second Period_1, Chicago, Shaw 1 (Toews, Kane), 8:40 (pp). 2, Chicago, Kane ...

  • Aldridge's 43 lifts Blazers over Rockets 112-105

    1 hour, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) HOUSTON (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge scored 43 points and Damian Lillard made six free throws down the stretch to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 112-105 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night and a 2-0 lead in the ...

  • Judge releases tape of would-be assassin's exam

    1 hour, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 40 years after a former Manson family member pointed a gun at President Gerald Ford, the audiotape from her pretrial psychiatric examination has been made public. U.S. District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller granted the release ...

  • Trail Blazers-Rockets, Box

    1 hour, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) PORTLAND (112) Batum 3-11 0-0 6, Aldridge 18-28 7-8 43, Lopez 3-5 0-0 6, Lillard 3-14 10-12 18, Matthews 4-11 0-0 9, Robinson 1-2 0-0 2, Williams 4-8 3-3 13, Wright 4-5 4-4 15, Freeland 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 40-84 ...

  • AP Top News at 12:32 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) Amid Russia warning, Ukraine is in a security bind DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russia's foreign minister warned Wednesday that attacks on Russian citizens or interests in Ukraine would bring a firm response and drew a comparison to the circumstances that ...

  • Obama: Time is now to resolve trade pact issues

    1 hour, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — President Barack Obama says the time is now to resolve issues preventing the conclusion of a major, 12-nation trade agreement. Obama is speaking at a news conference in Tokyo with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (shin-zoh ah-bay). ...

  • CA Lottery

    1 hour, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — These California lotteries were drawn Wednesday: Daily 3 Evening 2-2-2 (two, two, two) Daily 3 Midday 4-7-8 (four, seven, eight) Daily 4 9-8-6-6 (nine, eight, six, six) Daily Derby 1st:11 Money Bags-2nd:4 Big Ben-3rd:7 Eureka, Race Time: ...

  • Obama says further Russia sanctions are "teed up" in response to Ukraine crisis

    1 hour, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — Obama says further Russia sanctions are "teed up" in response to Ukraine crisis.

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