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Thousands attend NYC concert highlighting poverty

NEW YORK (AP) - Neil Young, John Legend, Black Keys, and others wowed thousands who turned out Saturday night for a free concert in Central Park to call attention to poverty worldwide.

September 30, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Community lauds victim of apparent school prank

WEST BRANCH, Mich. (AP) - A mid-Michigan community cheered on a 16-year-old sophomore - the victim of an apparent prank by classmates - as she took her place with other members of her high school's homecoming court.

September 29, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Masked Conn. teen killed by dad called a good kid

NEW FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) - Tyler Giuliano had no trouble with the law. The teenager loved flying small planes as a Civil Air Patrol cadet and seemed happy as he played an online game with friends Wednesday night. But hours later, authorities say, Tyler was outside wearing a black ski mask and wielding a knife when he was shot by his father, who thought he was a prowler.

September 29, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Thousands pray for US at 'America for Jesus' rally

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Thousands of conservative Christians gathered Saturday on Independence Mall in Philadelphia to pray for the future of the United States in the weeks before the presidential election.

September 29, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Crime at the US-Mexico border goes corporate

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - When a regional manager for the Mexican Gulf cartel moved his operation to a more lucrative territory on the border, he took along not only his armored trucks and personal army, but also his department heads and a team of accountants.

September 29, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Ex-NY Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger dies

NEW YORK (AP) - Few moments in American journalism loom larger than the one that came in 1971, when New York Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger had to decide whether to defy a president, and risk a potential criminal charge, by publishing a classified Defense Department history of U.S. involvement in Vietnam.

September 29, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Schwarzenegger: Shriver changed tune on recall run

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Arnold Schwarzenegger says his wife, Maria Shriver, was told to "snap out of it" by her mother for her attempts to persuade him against running for California governor in 2003, a conversation that ultimately opened the door to his successful candidacy.

September 29, 2012 | The Associated Press | Signal AP


Bahrain opposition: Protester killed in clashes

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) - Riot police in Bahrain fired tear gas and stun grenades Saturday in clashes with protesters, who broke away from a funeral procession for a 17-year-old boy killed during earlier street battles with security forces in the Gulf kingdom.

September 29, 2012 | The Associated Press | Signal AP


Students, experts recoil at alcohol enema case

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Before an unruly Tennessee party ended with a student hospitalized for a dangerously high blood alcohol level, most people had probably never heard of alcohol enemas.

September 29, 2012 | The Associated Press | Signal AP


Supreme Court to begin new term

WASHINGTON (AP) - When last we saw the chief justice of the United States on the bench, John Roberts was joining with the Supreme Court's liberals in an unlikely lineup that upheld President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

September 29, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Brown widens ban on open display of guns

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday that he had extended a ban on the open display of handguns in most California cities and towns to include rifles and shotguns.

September 29, 2012 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Border Patrol agent shoots, kills woman in Calif

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) - A Border Patrol agent fatally shot a woman Friday in suburban San Diego as he rode on the hood of her car after she ran into him, authorities said.

September 29, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


World powers push Syria's opposition to unite

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Efforts to draw together the fragmented foes of Syrian President Bashar Assad could lead to direct talks between the leader's regime and his opponents, a key official said after talks on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly.

September 29, 2012 | The Associated Press | Signal AP


Cyclists ride for Critical Mass 20th anniversary

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A throng of cyclists has hit the streets of San Francisco, where hundreds, likely thousands of people are commemorating the 20th anniversary of the raucous, leaderless ride and street party known as "Critical Mass."

September 29, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


GM recalling 40,859 cars for potential fuel leaks

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors Co. is recalling more than 40,000 cars sold in warm-weather states because a plastic part might crack and cause a fuel leak.

September 29, 2012 | The Associated Press | Signal AP


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LAX gunfire came while officers away

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Minutes before a gunman opened fire in a Los Angeles International Airport terminal last fall, killing a security screener and wounding three other people, the two armed officers assigned to the area left for breaks without informing a dispatcher as required.

January 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Syrian govt says terrorism, not talks, is priority

GENEVA (AP) - Syria's government declared that its main priority was stopping terrorism - not ensuring peace - and the opposition hinted it was far from ready to negotiate directly with the government it wants to overthrow, casting sharp doubt Thursday on peace talks that have barely begun.

January 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Government panel urges end to phone data spying

WASHINGTON (AP) - A sharply divided government task force that reviewed the National Security Agency's surveillance program for four months has urged President Barack Obama to shut down the agency's bulk collection of phone data and purge its massive inventory of millions of Americans' calling records, The Associated Press has learned.

January 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Natural gas locomotives may prove cheaper, cleaner

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The diesel-burning locomotive, the workhorse of American railroads since World War II, will soon begin burning natural gas - a potentially historic shift that could cut fuel costs, reduce pollution and strengthen the advantage railroads hold over trucks in long-haul shipping.

January 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Virginia AG to fight state's gay marriage ban

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - In a move that could give gay marriage its first foothold in the South, Virginia's attorney general said Thursday he concluded the state's ban on same-sex unions is unconstitutional and he will join the fight against it.

January 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Bieber arrested in Miami

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police in Miami Beach say pop singer Justin Bieber has been charged with resisting arrest without violence in addition to drag racing and DUI. Police also say the singer told authorities he had consumed alcohol, smoked marijuana and taken prescription drugs.

January 23, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Peace talks on Syria stuck over Assad's future

MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) - Furiously divided from the start, representatives of Syrian President Bashar Assad and the rebellion against him threatened Wednesday to collapse a peace conference intended to lead them out of civil war.

January 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Texas executes man despite opposition from Mexico

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment.

January 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


10 Things to Know for Thursday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

January 23, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


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