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  • AP Top News At 5 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) Canada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism AP Exclusive: Driving up revered N. Korea mountain AP-GfK Poll: Many doubt hospitals can handle Ebola US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations Massive cheating scandal at UNC involved athletes HealthCare.gov's EZ ...

  • Massive cheating scandal at UNC involved athletes

    1 hour, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A college professor who studies cheating at universities says the scandal at the University of North Carolina stands out among others. Howard Gardner, a professor at Harvard's Graduate School of Education, says the existence of ...

  • Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, Beijing students cheer

    1 hour, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, who entertained an audience of students in Beijing with a 30-minute chat in his recently learned Mandarin Chinese. There was no explicit discussion of China's ban on ...

  • Investigators detain 4 more in Moscow plane crash

    1 hour, 26 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 ...

  • Tony Gonzalez enjoys talking football, too

    1 hour, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — Tony Gonzalez is having as much fun talking football as he did playing it. Now an analyst for CBS Sports, the 14-time Pro Bowl tight end will get an up-close view of Thursday night's showdown between the ...

  • AP Top WorldCup News At 4:39 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) Next Women's World Cup a big chance for US soccer Dirk Kuyt retires from international football FIFA audit panel member stood down from duty Appiah out as Ghana coach after 2 years Pele reminds Brazil it must play as a ...

  • Next Women's World Cup a big chance for US soccer

    1 hour, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) The chants of "U-S-A! U-S-A!" can rev up again next summer. And this time, they won't conflict with the workday. A year after the World Cup transformed millions of Americans into red-white-and-blue-wearing soccer fanatics, another chance to cheer for a ...

  • AP Top News at 4:37 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) Canada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism 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 ...

  • AP source: Goodell told to testify in Rice appeal

    1 hour, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has been told to testify in Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press on Wednesday night. Former U.S. District Judge Barbara S. Jones, the neutral arbiter ...

  • NBA: Dante Cunningham struggles to clear name

    1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It was after 4 a.m. when Dante Cunningham pulled his truck back into the driveway of his suburban Minneapolis home and saw the police waiting for him. Officers put the handcuffs on the Minnesota Timberwolves' reserve as ...

  • European economic survey in surprise improvement

    1 hour, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — A stronger than anticipated European economic survey has raised hopes in the markets that the recent slowdown may be coming to an end. Financial information company Markit says Thursday that its composite purchasing managers' index for the ...

  • The Write Way: KC coach's lineup cards are artful

    1 hour, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Take a look around the Kansas City Royals' dugout and it's pretty evident: The handwriting is on the wall in this World Series. The fancy handwriting, that is. In the midst of smeared pine-tar rags, ...

  • Royals take first battle of bullpens from Giants

    1 hour, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The first showdown of brilliant bullpens went to the Kansas City Royals. After Kansas City took the lead with a five-run sixth inning, the trio of Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and All-Star closer Greg Holland ...

  • China opposes sending North Korea to int'l court

    1 hour, 40 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 ...

  • Tesco chair resigns after accounting scandal

    1 hour, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — The chairman of Tesco, the world's second-biggest retailer behind Walmart, has resigned amid an accounting scandal in which the company admitted it had overstated its profits. Richard Broadbent announced his resignation Thursday as the company reported a ...

  • Cyprus president hospitalized in Brussels

    1 hour, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A Cypriot official says the president of Cyprus has been admitted to a hospital in Brussels after a prolonged nosebleed that doctors said was caused by hypertension. Cyprus government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides said President Nicos Anastasiades ...

  • CA Lottery

    2 hours, 10 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: ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'SuperLotto Plus' game

    2 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "SuperLotto Plus" game were: 02-20-25-32-33, Mega Ball: 26 (two, twenty, twenty-five, thirty-two, thirty-three; Mega Ball: twenty-six) Estimated jackpot: $7 million

  • Hyundai Motor's 3Q profit falls 28 percent

    2 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hyundai Motor Co. said Thursday its profit sank nearly 30 percent for the July-September quarter, hurt by a stronger South Korean currency and weak sales growth in its home market. South Korea's largest carmaker said ...

  • Official: crews locate wreckage of missing plane

    2 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The chief of Cyprus' aircraft accidents board says search crews have found wreckage belonging to a small aircraft that vanished while en route to Beirut, Lebanon, from the east Mediterranean island. Yiannakis Loizou told The Associated ...

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