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  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    11 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 02-08-26-27-37 (two, eight, twenty-six, twenty-seven, thirty-seven) The numbers are listed in sequential order, but any combination wins.

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4' game

    21 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 4" game were: 6-0-4-2 (six, zero, four, two) Ticket-holders with all four winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Evening' game

    21 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Evening" game were: 4-6-8 (four, six, eight) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • Illinois governor hopeful pledges $1M of fortune

    1 hour, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — The wealthy Republican running for Illinois governor is catching heat for pledging $1 million of his personal fortune to a credit union on Chicago's South Side for loans to small African-American businesses. Bruce Rauner, who's been courting ...

  • Single mom in Fargo returns wallet with $1,000

    13 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A single mother in Fargo says she hoped to set an example for her 7-year-old daughter when she returned a wallet containing $1,000 that the two found while running errands. Sadie Hill and her daughter, Adalee, ...

  • Denver fair's bong, edible contests celebrate pot

    1 hour, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — Marijuana joined roses and dahlias Friday in blue ribbon events at the nation's first county fair to allow pot competitions. This weekend's Denver County Fair includes a 21-and-over "Pot Pavilion" where winning entries for plants, bongs, edible ...

  • TS Bertha dumps heavy rain in eastern Caribbean

    2 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Bertha swirled through the eastern Caribbean on Friday as it unleashed heavy rains and strong winds in the region, knocking out power on some islands. The storm's maximum sustained winds increased slightly ...

  • 70 kidnapped migrants rescued in northern Mexico

    2 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in northern Mexico say security forces have rescued 70 migrants who had been kidnapped and were being held at a house inside a gated community in the coastal city of Madero. Tamaulipas state officials say ...

  • 2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help

    3 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could ...

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

    4 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday morning's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Midday" game were: 03-05-08-13-14-15-16-17-18-20 (three, five, eight, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, twenty)

  • Yellowstone grizzly, people run-ins drop in 2013

    4 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Conflicts between humans and grizzly bears in the region around Yellowstone National Park dropped last year, but that wasn't enough to reverse a long-term trend of more potentially dangerous interactions as populations of both bruins and ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Midday' game

    6 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were: 9-2-8 (nine, two, eight)

  • Illinois governor hopeful pledges $1M of fortune

    6 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner (ROW'-nur) has pledged $1 million of his personal fortune to a credit union on Chicago's South Side for loans to small African-American businesses. Now the wealthy businessman, who's courting black ...

  • A look at Israeli soldiers who have been captured

    6 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli officer Hadar Goldin, a 23-year-old second lieutenant from the central Israeli city of Kfar Saba, was apparently captured on Friday in the mayhem that followed a surprise attack on Israeli troops by militants in the in ...

  • Ukraine: Body parts retrieved at jet crash site

    6 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Wearing gloves and carrying blue plastic buckets, international investigators finally began gathering up body parts and victims' belongings Friday in the fields where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came down. Artillery boomed in the distance as the ...

  • Obama: GOP not even trying to solve immigration

    7 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says House Republicans are trying to pass the most extreme and unworkable version of an immigration bill even though they know the bill isn't going anywhere. Republicans are pushing legislation that could clear the ...

  • Remains of Air Algerie crash victims now in Paris

    7 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — France's foreign and transport ministries say the first traces of passenger remains from the site where the Air Algerie plane went down in Mali last month have been brought to Paris for identification. A statement said the ...

  • NKorea seeks UN meeting on US-SKorea drills

    7 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea has asked for an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council to protest upcoming U.S.-South Korean military exercises. North Korea says the exercises, to take place in mid-August, are dangerous and increase the threat ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    8 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 18-19-26-31-36 (eighteen, nineteen, twenty-six, thirty-one, thirty-six) Estimated jackpot: $124,000 Players with all five numbers win all or share a prize that starts ...

  • AP Top Business News At 1:23 p.m. EDT

    9 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) US job growth eases but tops 200K for a 6th month US markets retreat for a second day US auto sales sizzle in July, helped by discounts US manufacturing expands again in July US judge scolds Argentina over debt crisis ...

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