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  • UK deputy leader criticizes ill boy case

    LONDON (AP) — U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says it is inappropriate to throw the full weight of the law at a family who spirited their ill 5-year-old child out of the country in order for him to receive a revolutionary type of radiation therapy for a brain tumor. Clegg told the BBC on...

  • Thai junta forces rights group to nix presentation

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's ruling military junta has forced a human rights group to cancel a presentation on the precarious rights situation in the Southeast Asian country three months after the army staged a coup. The military told Bangkok-based Thai Lawyers for Human Rights that if the group...

  • $2.4B Revel casino shuts down after just 2 years

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — It opened with a bang one day at dawn a little over 2 years ago amid high hopes it would turn around Atlantic City's struggling casino market. But the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel went out with a whimper in the wee small hours of the morning Tuesday as its casino...

  • Virginia farm real estate value increases

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The value of farm real estate in Virginia has increased over the past year. A federal survey shows that the value of land and buildings on farms was an average $4,320 per acre this year. That's up from $4,310 per acre in 2013. Cropland value increased by $10 per acre to...

  • NY woman charged with child endangerment

    LEVITTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Police have arrested a Long Island woman after she was found passed out in a hot car with an infant inside. Authorities say police found 28-year-old Jessica Rosengart semi-conscious and slumped over inside her Dodge Dart in Levittown Monday afternoon. The vehicle was...

  • Police make arrest in killing at Md. restaurant

    BROOKLYN PARK, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County police say they have made an arrest in the death of a worker at a Popeye's restaurant in Brooklyn Park. Police plan to announce details on the arrest later Tuesday morning. Investigators say a manager found the woman suffering from traumatic...

  • 2 men shot multiple times outside Dade City bar

    DADE CITY, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two men were shot multiple outside a Dade City bar. The shooting occurred around 10:40 p.m. Monday at Cooper's Bar. The Pasco County Sheriff's Office reports the men were taken by helicopter to area hospitals. There was no word on their conditions and few...

  • Raw: Police Display Peru's Biggest Drug Haul

    Peruvian police put on display 7.6 tons of cocaine in what they call their country's largest haul. (Sept. 2) SHOTLIST: ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Lima, Peru - 1 September, 2014 1. Various of police officers unloading packages containing cocaine from back of National Police...

  • Shares mostly higher, strong dollar buoys Japan

    TOKYO (AP) — World stocks were mostly higher Tuesday as investors awaited central bank meetings later this week in Europe and Japan as well as U.S. employment figures. The U.S. dollar extended its rally against the euro and the yen on expectations the Fed will be the first major central bank to...

  • Poll says Palestinian support for Hamas rises

    JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian opinion poll suggests Hamas' popularity in the West Bank and Gaza Strip has risen dramatically following its war against Israel. The Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research poll indicates 61 percent of Palestinians would choose the Islamic militant...

  • Euro continues descent ahead of ECB meeting

    LONDON (AP) — The euro has fallen to a one-year low against the dollar as Europe's single currency remains under pressure ahead of this week's policy meeting of the European Central Bank. In trading Tuesday, the euro fell to $1.3115, its lowest level since the $1.3103 it struck on Sept. 6,...

  • AAA Michigan: Gas prices rise 8 cents in past week

    DEARBON, Mich. (AP) — AAA Michigan says gasoline prices in the state rose about 8 cents in the last week. The auto club says that the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was $3.59 on Monday. That's about 15 cents less than one year ago. Dearborn-based AAA Michigan...

  • Nebraska students can win scholarships with art

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska students dreaming of the future can win a scholarship from First National Bank by drawing a picture of what they envision becoming when they grow up. Nebraska students from first grade to eighth grade can enter the contest by submitting a drawing before the end of...

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  • Russia's gains cloud Obama's assurances to Baltics

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For the second time this year, President Barack Obama will travel to Russia's backyard to assure nervous nations of his ironclad commitment to their security. But his objectives will be clouded by the West's inability to halt the Russian aggression in Ukraine that has stoked...



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