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Spidey swings back to action with $140M launch

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Your new friendly neighborhood Spider-Man has spun himself a $65 million opening weekend and $140 million in his first six days at U.S. theaters.

July 09, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


California lawmakers depart to prepare for fall election

SACRAMENTO (AP) - California lawmakers have adjourned for their summer recess after unabashedly positioning themselves to their best competitive advantage going into the fall election campaign.

July 09, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Oscar-winning star Ernest Borgnine dies at 95

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ernest Borgnine, the beefy screen star known for blustery, often villainous roles, but who won the best-actor Oscar for playing against type as a lovesick butcher in "Marty" in 1955, died Sunday. He was 95.

July 08, 2012 | By The AssociatedPress | Signal AP


Federer wins 7th Wimbledon title

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Once the Centre Court roof was closed, nothing could stop Roger Federer from winning his record-tying seventh Wimbledon title.

July 08, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Syrian military conducts large-scale exercises

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Syria's military began large-scale exercises simulating defense against outside "aggression," the state-run news agency said Sunday - an apparent warning to other countries not to intervene in the country's crisis.

July 08, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


A look back in history

The last time a British man made it to the final of Wimbledon, the war - World War II - hadn't yet begun. It was 1938 when Bunny Austin lost the championship in straight sets to Don Budge. And around the world:

July 08, 2012 | Signal Staff | Signal AP


Temps across US cool slightly, but it's still hot

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Americans in much of the country will be getting a slight break from the oppressive heat on Sunday, one day after temperatures rose to above 100 degrees from the central states to the mid-Atlantic. Yet for many, the cooler temperatures won't exactly be comfortable, falling only into the 90s.

July 08, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Mickey Mouse takes NKorean stage in show for Kim

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - Mickey Mouse and Winnie the Pooh took the stage in North Korea during a concert for new leader Kim Jong Un, in an unusual performance featuring Disney characters.

July 08, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Click it: Remember to check computer for malware

WASHINGTON (AP) - Internet users scanning their Twitter feeds or Facebook accounts Sunday might want to add one more quick click to check their computer for malware.

July 08, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Police chief chases down suspect on bike

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (AP) - A burglary suspect was nabbed in Redondo Beach after he was spotted by the local police chief, who chased the suspect down on a bike.

July 08, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


LA schools superintendent shakes up district

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Faced with a shocking case of a teacher accused of playing classroom sex games with children for years, Los Angeles schools Superintendent John Deasy delivered another jolt: He removed the school's entire staff - from custodians to the principal - to smash what he called a "culture of silence."

July 08, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


More mega projects turning to private investors

CHICAGO (AP) - For cities and states buried under mountains of debt, it has become a tantalizing proposition: invite private financial institutions to put up the money to fix aging schools, dilapidated rail lines and beat-up roads. Offer investors steady returns on the projects. And give the public the modern services its governments can no longer afford.

July 08, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


6 arrested in credit card scam at Calif. casino

PALA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities have arrested six suspected members of a fraud ring that uses fake credit cards to get cash advances from Indian casinos in San Diego County.

July 07, 2012 | Associated Press | Signal AP


2 dead in crane collapse on UT-Dallas campus

RICHARDSON, Texas (AP) - A crane collapse on the University of Texas at Dallas campus killed two construction workers Saturday, officials said, leaving a mangled chunk of the crane laying atop an unfinished building where workers were heard screaming as the accident unfolded.

July 07, 2012 | Associated Press | Signal AP


More mega projects turning to private investors

CHICAGO (AP) - For cities and states buried under mountains of debt, it has become a tantalizing proposition: invite private financial institutions to put up the money to fix aging schools, dilapidated rail lines and beat-up roads. Offer investors steady returns on the projects. And give the public the modern services its governments can no longer afford.

July 07, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


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Trial opening over video of Oklahoma City bombing

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.

July 28, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Strike hits Gaza park, killing at least 10

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - A Gaza park was attacked Monday, killing at least 10 Palestinians, including children, a Palestinian health official said. Israelis and the Palestinians traded blame for the strike.

July 28, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs

NEW YORK (AP) - Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I'll be ready.

July 28, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Police team turns back from Ukraine crash site

SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine (AP) - Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team charged with securing the site from even getting there.

July 28, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Man dies after lightning strikes 14 in California

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during rare summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.

July 28, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Seniors share homes for cost saving, companionship

NEW YORK (AP) - It's not exactly "The Golden Girls," but for Marcia Rosenfeld, it'll do.

July 28, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


'Avengers' unleash 'Ultron' footage at Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Several members of "The Avengers" descended on Comic-Con on Saturday to debut the first footage from the upcoming superhero sequel.

July 27, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Survey: US gas prices fall 9 cents to $3.58

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - A national survey finds the average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.58.

July 27, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


'Lucy' tops 'Hercules' with $44M at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.

July 27, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

PARIS (AP) - Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling's greatest race by chiseling a lead over his main rivals a few seconds at a time and dominating them in the mountains.

July 27, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Lawmaker wants criminal probe into new Bay Bridge

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California lawmaker is calling for a criminal investigation into construction problems on the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

July 27, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Study: Blue whales at risk of hitting ships

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A satellite study of blue-whale movements shows the endangered creatures cluster for long periods in busy shipping lanes off the California coast, putting them at risk for collisions with large vessels.

July 27, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Northern California wildfire destroys 10 homes

PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters in Northern California on Sunday battled a wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park destroyed one home and grew significantly overnight.

July 27, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Police ID 3 kids killed in Philly carjacking crash

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two carjackers who fled after ramming a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings, were still on the run Saturday as the reward for their capture topped $100,000.

July 27, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Fighting intensifies near MH17 crash site

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.

July 27, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


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