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  • UN: deadly attack on Ukraine city could be war crime

    5 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. political chief says deadly rocket attacks on the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol this weekend that "knowingly targeted civilians" violated international humanitarian law and could amount to war crimes. Jeffrey Feltman told an emergency ...

  • Frenchwoman freed from Mexico jail sues ex-president, others

    51 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Frenchwoman who became a cause celebre in her country after she was jailed for kidnapping in Mexico is suing a former Mexican president, other ex-officials and the Televisa TV network. Lawyer Jose Patino Hurtado represents ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Midday' game

    1 hour, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were: 6-0-2 (six, zero, two)

  • Oklahoma could halt executions for Supreme Court drug review

    1 hour, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma is willing to put three executions on hold while the U.S. Supreme Court reviews whether a certain sedative can render death row inmates sufficiently unconscious, the state's attorney general said in a Monday filing with ...

  • AP Top Business News At 3:50 p.m. EST

    1 hour, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) CBO: Deficit to shrink to lowest level of Obama presidency Gov't to overhaul Medicare payments to doctors, hospitals Law enforcement wants popular police-tracking app disabled Thousands of flights canceled as storm descends on the East Eurozone looks for dialogue after ...

  • US drone strikes resume in Yemen despite turmoil

    1 hour, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A U.S. drone strike targeted al-Qaida in Yemen on Monday, signaling Washington's determination to keep fighting the militants despite political paralysis brought on by a Shiite power grab. Yemeni tribal and security officials in the central ...

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

    2 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday morning's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Midday" game were: 01-06-07-09-13-14-15-17-18-19 (one, six, seven, nine, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen)

  • Gunshots fired at Emirati plane on landing in Baghdad

    2 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say gunshots were fired at an Emirati passenger plane during landing at Baghdad airport. A security and an airport official say a spray of bullets hit the plane as it touched down on Monday night, ...

  • AP Top International News At 2:29 p.m. EST

    2 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) Cuban youth build secret computer network despite Wi-Fi ban Islamic State group pushed out of Syria's Kobani Failed Iraqi bomber named in Islamic State hostage crisis Officials say 2 sons of Egypt's Mubarak freed from prison Tsipras sworn in as ...

  • Conviction upheld over contributions to Sen. Harry Reid

    3 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of a former Nevada lobbyist accused of making illegal campaign contributions to Sen. Harry Reid's 2010 reelection campaign. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday rejected ...

  • AP Top Strange News At 1:48 p.m. EST

    3 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) Zoo offers creepy way for lovelorn to get even with exes Dog gets 2nd chance in Utah after escaping death in Indiana Naked violinist sues over arrest in Portland last year Suspected burglar falls through ceiling, lands near police Woman ...

  • Thieves have change of heart, return stolen Boy Scouts gear

    3 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A guilty conscience and news coverage apparently led some thieves to return a cargo trailer and camping gear that was stolen from a Montana Boy Scout troop earlier this month. Scoutmaster Rick Lindholm said the thieves ...

  • Spielberg warns of growing anti-Semitism at Holocaust event

    3 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — Film director Steven Spielberg says Jews are again facing the "perennial demons of intolerance" from anti-Semites who want to strip them of their identity. Spielberg spoke to a group of Holocaust survivors Monday, a day before ...

  • New Jersey's Christie launches political action committee

    3 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken his firmest step yet toward running for president, launching an organization that allows him to raise money for a potential 2016 campaign. Opening the political action committee allows Christie ...

  • Failed Iraqi bomber named in Islamic State hostage crisis

    4 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIRUT (AP) — In the moments after her husband blew himself up in the ballroom of a Jordanian hotel as part of an al-Qaida plot, Sajida al-Rishawi fled the scene of chaos wearing her own explosive belt. The 2005 assault ...

  • 2 suspected looters killed in South Africa

    4 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Two suspected looters in South Africa were fatally shot bringing to six the number of people killed in more than a week of attacks on shops owned by African immigrants in the Johannesburg area, police said Monday. ...

  • Spain's Defense Ministry says 10 people have died after an F-16 jet crashed at a military base

    4 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) MADRID (AP) — Spain's Defense Ministry says 10 people have died after an F-16 jet crashed at a military base.

  • Saudi Arabia carries out first beheading under new king

    4 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia has executed a man convicted of raping several girls, the first beheading under the newly enthroned King Salman. The official Saudi Press Agency says Moussa al-Zahrani was publicly beheaded on Monday in the ...

  • National parks, sample sales, backward coaster, art and food

    4 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) VALENTINE'S DAY AND NATIONAL PARKS It's free to visit national parks this year on Valentine's Day. That's because Feb. 14 happens to fall during Presidents Day weekend, when entrance fees to all national parks will be waived. Feb. 14, 15 ...

  • Canadian soldiers involved in 2 more firefights in Iraq

    4 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) TORONTO (AP) — Canadian special forces in northern Iraq have engaged in two more firefights against Islamic State group militants. Earlier this month in what was the first ground firefight between Western troops and the Islamic State group, Canadian soldiers ...

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