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  • Romania to vote for new leader; corruption ignored

    1 hour, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanians go to the polls Sunday to elect a new leader as President Traian Basescu steps down after 10 years. Prime Minister Victor Ponta is favored to win over challengers who include a city mayor and ...

  • AP Top Technology News At 3:38 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) Sony's quarterly loss balloons on mobile woes Apple CEO publicly acknowledges that he's gay Online stores fight Amazon for piece of retail pie Microsoft unveils fitness gadget, health tracking LinkedIn reports 3Q loss but sales climb Samsung vows changes after ...

  • Landrieu revisits Hurricane Katrina in Senate race

    1 hour, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Six years ago, Sen. Mary Landrieu's effort to draw billions of dollars in federal disaster aid to Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina helped keep her in office for a third Senate term. Since then, Landrieu has ...

  • TV space for campaign ads hard to find this late

    1 hour, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A Democratic super PAC wanted to run a 30-second ad during a Friday evening newscast on New Hampshire's one network station — and was even willing to shell out the $10,000 that the station demanded. Hours ...

  • A look at Ebola guidelines in some states

    1 hour, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) States have broad authority to quarantine people to prevent the spread of disease, and several are exercising that right to go beyond the safety recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control for containing the deadly Ebola virus. The CDC says ...

  • 3 die when train strikes SUV in southern Illinois

    1 hour, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) VANDALIA, Ill. (AP) — Officials say three members of a family were killed when their SUV was struck by a freight train at a crossing in southern Illinois. Fayette County coroner Bruce Bowen says a woman, a boy and a ...

  • Before midterms, Obama to plug policies for women

    1 hour, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — President Barack Obama wants women to know what his administration is doing to help them succeed. Four days before midterm elections in which Obama's fellow Democrats need a big turnout from female voters, Obama is delivering ...

  • Hillary Clinton praises possible primary rivals

    1 hour, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton has crossed paths recently with two possible Democratic presidential primary competitors: Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren. At the University of Maryland on Thursday, Clinton praised O'Malley's record, along ...

  • Shelters fill up after deadly Sri Lanka mudslide

    1 hour, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan authorities are warning of more landslides at a tea plantation where a deadly torrent of mud swept away scores of homes this week. Disaster officials estimate that about 100 people were killed Wednesday ...

  • Los Angeles airport shooting lessons linger

    1 hour, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — A year after a man walked into Los Angeles International Airport with an assault rifle and a vendetta against security screeners, efforts are still underway to prepare for such attacks. An airport review of the Nov. ...

  • How the AP-GfK poll was conducted

    1 hour, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) The Associated Press-GfK poll on issues in the midterm elections was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications Oct. 16-20. It is based on online interviews of 1,608 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel. The original ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 3:20 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) Grueling 48-day manhunt ends in capture of survivalist wanted in Pennsylvania trooper ambush Life goes on: bike ride, chores for nurse in standoff with Maine over Ebola precautions APNewsBreak: Medicare allowed payment for prescriptions up to 32 days after a ...

  • AP PHOTOS: Haunted houses horrify on Halloween

    1 hour, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — JT Mollner likes to compare haunted house visitors to bungee jumpers and skydivers — they want to be safe, but they also want an adrenaline rush. Mollner is a managing partner at Freakling Bros in Las ...

  • UVa abduction suspect in court on separate case

    1 hour, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — The man accused of abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham is being arraigned on an unrelated sexual assault from nearly a decade ago. Jesse Matthew will appear Friday morning for his arraignment in Fairfax County ...

  • AP Top News At 3:15 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) Captured: manhunt ends for trooper ambush suspect Life goes on for nurse in standoff over Ebola APNewsBreak: Medicare bought meds for dead people Japan stocks soar 5 percent, yen falls on stimulus Poll: Economy, health care eclipse social issues Want ...

  • Soldier or civilian, Ebola protocols not the same

    1 hour, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. soldier returning from an Ebola response mission in West Africa would have to spend 21 days being monitored, isolated in a military facility away from family and the broader population. A returning civilian doctor or ...

  • AP PHOTOS: Small Alaska town welcomes big politics

    1 hour, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) PETERSBURG, Alaska (AP) — When U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and his Republican challenger Dan Sullivan greet cheering supporters in downtown Anchorage on Election Night, their thoughts may turn to days of boots-on-the-ground campaigning in more unforgiving and far-flung parts of ...

  • APNewsBreak: Medicare bought meds for dead people

    1 hour, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog agency says Medicare's prescription drug program kept paying for costly medications even after patients were dead. The problem apparently started with a bureaucratic rule that's now getting a second look. A report coming out ...

  • Captured: manhunt ends for trooper ambush suspect

    1 hour, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) BLOOMING GROVE, Pa (AP) — For 48 tense days, hundreds of law enforcement officials fanned out across the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania in a grueling manhunt for the 31-year-old survivalist charged with killing a state police trooper and wounding ...

  • Quotations in the News

    2 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) "We're not trying to push any limits here. We're members of this community, too, and we want to make people comfortable." — Ted Wilbur, boyfriend of nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied a quarantine order by the state of Maine despite ...

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