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  • Mexico says 14 of 57 missing students found

    15 minutes ago

    (AP) ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Fourteen of the 57 students reported missing after weekend shootings that killed six people in the southern state of Guerrero have been located, officials said Tuesday. Some were found in their homes or at school, and ...

  • Spanish rescued after 12 days trapped in Peru cave

    42 minutes ago

    (AP) LEIMEBAMBA, Peru (AP) — A Spanish speleologist has been rescued in Peru after spending 12 days trapped about 400 meters (1,300 feet) underground in a cave in Peru's remote Amazon region. Rescuers brought 44-year-old Cecilio Lopez out of the mouth ...

  • What to serve a guest who's fasting? Hospitality

    53 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — What do you serve a man who isn't eating? Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (nah-REN'-drah MOH'-dee) got warm water and an empty plate as guest of honor at a White House dinner and a State Department luncheon. ...

  • Large crowds mark 1991 coup anniversary in Haiti

    1 hour, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A crowd of supporters of former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide marched through the capital on the anniversary of a 1991 military coup that ousted the country's first democratically elected leader. Supporters tried to march from the ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Midday' game

    1 hour, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were: 5-4-1 (five, four, one)

  • Gaza lions sent to Jordan after war damages zoo

    1 hour, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — A trio of scrawny lions was brought into Israel from Gaza on Tuesday en route to a better life at a wildlife sanctuary in Jordan after their zoo was damaged in the recent Israel-Hamas ...

  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs California gun restriction

    1 hour, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill making California the first state that allows family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to pose a threat. Brown announced the bill ...

  • AP Top Sports News At 3:40 p.m. EDT

    2 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) NFL says Abdullah should not have been penalized Raiders make Tony Sparano interim coach NC State coach apologizes for fake injury remarks Soto to catch Lester for Athletics vs Royals A's Lester, Royals' Shields in AL wild-card focus Training camp ...

  • Feds unveil cleanup plan for nuclear waste dump

    2 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy says it's committed to cleaning up and resuming operations at the federal government's troubled nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico by early 2016, work that's expected to cost more than ...

  • Police on manhunt find pipe bombs in woods

    2 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — State police searching for a man accused of killing a state trooper say they found two pipe bombs in the Pennsylvania woods during their manhunt. Lt. Col. George Bivens said Tuesday the pipe bombs were ...

  • Hillary Clinton to raise money for NH's Shaheen

    2 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Democratic officials say Hillary Rodham Clinton is hosting a fundraiser for Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in New York City this week. Shaheen faces Republican Scott Brown, a former senator from Massachusetts, in November. Two Democrats with ...

  • Key witness is calm in Detroit officer's trial

    2 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — A key witness whose stormy remarks temporarily halted the trial of a Detroit police officer returned for more testimony Tuesday, speaking slowly and softly about a chaotic raid that killed her 7-year-old granddaughter while the girl slept ...

  • In Georgia, 2 parties battle over minority votes

    2 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Republicans and Democrats in Georgia are in a fierce fight to inspire blacks and other minorities to cast ballots in this year's midterm elections, with several statewide offices and control of the Senate at stake. Democrats ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Midday' game

    3 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday morning's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Midday" game were: 01-03-04-07-08-11-12-13-15-18 (one, three, four, seven, eight, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fifteen, eighteen)

  • No images of Hong Kong protests in China's media

    3 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — China's government has cut off news about Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests to the rest of the country, a clampdown so thorough that no image of the rallies has appeared in state-controlled media, and at least one man ...

  • Israel, Palestinians part ways in dueling speeches

    3 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — In a pair of fiery speeches at the United Nations, the Israeli and Palestinian leaders appear to have abandoned any hope of reviving peace talks and instead seem intent on pressing forward with separate diplomatic initiatives that ...

  • Algeria identifies some kidnappers of French hiker

    3 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's justice minister has told state television that some of the members of the group that kidnapped and beheaded a French hiker have been identified. Tayeb Louh said Tuesday evening that the initial investigation has resulted ...

  • Wave of attacks kills more than 40 across Iraq

    3 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) BAGHDAD (AP) — A wave of car bombings and other attacks across Iraq killed at least 41 people on Tuesday, including 22 in the capital Baghdad, officials said. No one claimed responsibility for the attacks, which mainly targeted Shiite areas ...

  • Lawmaker: Italian spy agency paid Mafia bosses

    3 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) ROME (AP) — An Italian lawmaker has decried a secret arrangement in which intelligence agents paid imprisoned top Mafiosi for information during several of the years when Silvio Berlusconi was premier. Claudio Fava, vice president of Parliament's anti-Mafia commission, told ...

  • British warplanes launch first strikes in Iraq

    3 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) SALHIYAH, Iraq (AP) — British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon says British warplanes launched airstrikes against fighters from the Islamic State group in Iraq for the first time. The strikes Tuesday mark Britain's entry into the U.S.-led international air campaign aiming ...

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