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Wall Street, oil price drops pull down Asia stocks
News ImageTOKYO (AP) Asian stocks fell moderately in early Thursday trading following a drop overnight on Wall Street, which was tempered by optimism about global growth.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:51:16 -0400
Kenny G doesn't support Hong Kong protesters
News ImageHONG KONG (AP) Smooth jazz star Kenny G insisted Thursday he's not a foreign provocateur supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, after Beijing signaled its displeasure over his inharmonious visit and repeated concerns about meddling by external forces.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:48:05 -0400
Attorney says Kings' Voynov didn't hit girlfriend
News ImageLOS ANGELES (AP) Slava Voynov's attorney says the Los Angeles Kings defenseman never hit his girlfriend, and blames Voynov's arrest on a misunderstanding caused partly by the couple's limited ability to speak English.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:41:41 -0400
Suspect arrested after jumping White House fence
News ImageA man who climbed over the White House fence was nabbed by Secret Service agents and dogs, a spokesman for the agency said. "At approximately 7:16 pm (1116 GMT), an individual climbed the north fence line of the White House," the spokesman said. "The individual was immediately taken into custody on the north lawn of the White House by Secret Service Uniformed Division K-9 teams and Uniformed Division Officers." The fence climber was identified as 23-year-old Dominic Adesanya from Marlyand, near the US capital, the spokesman said.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:39:19 -0400
Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks
News ImageWASHINGTON (AP) Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:37:01 -0400
Giants, Royals tied at 2 in Game 2 of World Series
News ImageLorenzo Cain ends Jake Peavy's run of 10 straight outs with a single to start the bottom of the sixth. Cain surprisingly stays put on first as Eric Hosmer works a four-pitch walk.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:22:02 -0400
Canada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that was stopped cold when he was shot to death by the ceremonial sergeant-at-arms. Canada's prime minister called it the country's second terrorist attack in three days. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:10:50 -0400
AP NewsBreak: Prisons agree to end race policy
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) California officials agreed Wednesday to end a policy in which it segregated prison inmates after riots based on their race as a way to prevent further violence. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:02:24 -0400
Man apprehended after jumping White House fence
News ImageWASHINGTON (AP) A 23-year-old Maryland man was in the custody Wednesday night after he climbed over the White House fence and was swiftly apprehended on the North Lawn by uniformed Secret Service agents and their dogs.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:58:20 -0400
US stores hire big with high hopes for holiday shopping
News ImagePackage shipper FedEx said Tuesday it would add 50,000 temporary workers for the November-January holiday shopping season, aiming to avoid last year's debacle when it and rival UPS were overwhelmed by the online sales surge, resulting in a huge number of deliveries missing the December 25 Christmas target. UPS earlier said it was adding up to 95,000 holiday workers to meet what all analysts agree will be another banner season for shipper-dependent online sales. The National Retail Federation is optimistic, predicting consumers will go on a $617 billion splurge this holiday season, 4.1 percent higher than last year.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:56:27 -0400
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