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October 21, 2014

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  • Business Highlights

    1 hour, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) ___ Big slump is no cause to ditch stock market NEW YORK (AP) — After more than five years of stock market gains, investors could be forgiven for worrying that big sell-offs may be the harbingers of bigger slumps. But, ...

  • Classic fall night in KC for World Series opener

    1 hour, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) It's an absolutely perfect fall night for the Fall Classic as the World Series returns to Kansas City for the first time since 1985. Forget the sleet in Detroit, the rain in Philadelphia, the chill at Fenway Park. Temperatures at ...

  • Hawaii scientists return to ocean for weapon study

    1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — University of Hawaii scientists plan to embark on a final expedition to deep waters off Oahu to study how chemical weapons dumped in the ocean decades ago are affecting seawater, marine life and sediment. The research vessel ...

  • Target offers free shipping on all holiday items

    1 hour, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp. is offering for the first time free shipping on all items for its online holiday customers, including even $6 lipsticks, as the discounter throws itself in the ring to better compete with the likes ...

  • AP Top Strange News At 8 p.m. EDT

    1 hour, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) Woman saved from California chimney, then arrested Elusive bobcat again escapes from New Jersey home New Mexico man's typo costs him thousands on bill Stinky seaweed piling up at upscale Laguna Beach Store clerk tells bandit to bug off with ...

  • Washington Post reports Ben Bradlee, former Post editor who led Watergate coverage, has died

    1 hour, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Post reports Ben Bradlee, former Post editor who led Watergate coverage, has died.

  • Elusive bobcat again escapes from New Jersey home

    1 hour, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A pet bobcat that has repeatedly escaped from its owner's southern New Jersey home is again on the loose. The Asbury Park Press ( reports Rocky went missing from Ginny Fine's home in Stafford Township ...

  • Apple issues security warning for iCloud

    1 hour, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports of a concerted effort to steal passwords and other data from people who use the popular service in China. ...

  • NYC police looking into arrest of subway performer

    1 hour, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Musicians rallied around a fellow subway performer whose arrest in a busy station came after a confrontation over whether he needed a permit and was captured on video as straphangers jeered police. The New York Police ...

  • Oilman Nelson Bunker Hunt dies at 88

    1 hour, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) DALLAS (AP) — Nelson Bunker Hunt, a Texas oilman who once tried to corner the silver market with his brothers only to see the move end in financial disaster, has died. His brother, W. Herbert Hunt, said he died Tuesday ...

  • Vegas police seek to ID man in casino cage robbery

    1 hour, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police are seeking public help to find a gunman who robbed a cashier at the Silver Sevens Casino & Hotel a few blocks east of the Las Vegas Strip. Las Vegas police released a statement and ...

  • Defense wants theater shooting trial postponed

    1 hour, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense attorneys are asking a judge to push back the trial for the man charged in the Colorado movie theater shooting so they can have more time to review a doctor's sanity evaluation that included 22 ...

  • Kings GM: NHL should educate after Voynov's arrest

    2 hours ago

    (AP) EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi firmly supports the NHL's indefinite suspension of Slava Voynov, the quiet Russian defenseman arrested on suspicion of domestic violence. Lombardi also believes the NHL must supplement its swift ...

  • Church official pleads guilty in looting case

    2 hours ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — A former Boston church official who said in an autobiography he was an enforcer for gangster James "Whitey" Bulger (BUHL'-jur) has pleaded guilty to federal charges he looted the church's assets. Edward MacKenzie Jr. is the former ...

  • UN: Assault on Yazidis may be genocide attempt

    2 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A United Nations official says evidence strongly indicates that the Islamic State group's assault on Iraq's Yazidi religious minority is "an attempt to commit genocide." Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic spoke to reporters Tuesday ...

  • Police: Indiana man confesses to all 7 killings

    2 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) GARY, Ind. (AP) — Police say an Indiana man has now definitively confessed to killing seven women whose bodies were found over the weekend in northwestern Indiana. Gary Police Chief Larry McKinley also told a news conference that authorities have ...

  • Crist defends party switch in Florida final debate

    2 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist defended his party switch during his final debate with Republican Gov. Rick Scott, saying Republicans have been kidnapped by the tea party. Crist, who was a Republican when he served as Florida's governor, ...

  • Third Point urges Amgen to consider breakup

    2 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) A hedge fund run by a famed investor says it has taken a large stake in Amgen and now wants the biotech drugmaker to consider splitting up into two. In a letter to investors, Third Point, a hedge fund run ...

  • Michelle Obama rallies voters in Iowa, Minnesota

    2 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama is calling on the young and minority voters who powered her husband's rise to president to help re-elect Democrats in Minnesota. Mrs. Obama headlined a get-out-the-vote rally for Sen. Al Franken and Gov. ...

  • Tuesday's Sports Scoreboard

    2 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) All Times Eastern World Series San Francisco vs Kansas City, 8:07 p.m. National Football League No games today. National Basketball Association Preseason Houston vs Miami, 8 p.m. Indiana vs Minnesota, 8 p.m. Utah vs Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Portland vs ...

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