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  • All Filipino peacekeepers escape Golan standoff

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers made a daring escape after being surrounded and coming under fire by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights, the Philippine military chief said Sunday, while 44 Fijian troops remained in the hands of the al-Qaida-linked...

  • 3 NYPD officers hurt by thrown objects

    NEW YORK (AP) — Police say three officers were hurt by objects that appeared to be thrown from a Manhattan rooftop. A spokeswoman says they're being treated Saturday night at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. She says the officers were hit around 10:30 p.m. near...

  • Sonoma County declares $4.5M in quake damages

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Sonoma County is declaring a local emergency relating to last Sunday's magnitude-6.0 earthquake centered near the city of Napa. The proclamation made on Saturday clears the way for county residents and business owners who had property damage to seek state and federal...

  • Airstrikes and aid provide relief for Iraqi town

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months, the Pentagon said Saturday night. U.S. airstrikes supported the...

  • Police: Family members found dead in Elmhurst home

    ELMHURST, Ill. (AP) — Police say "several" members of a family have been found dead inside a suburban Chicago home. Elmhurst police Chief Michael Ruth says officers were performing a well-being check at the house when the found "several family members deceased." Ruth told reporters at a news...

  • Airstrikes and aid provide relief for Iraqi town

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months, the Pentagon said Saturday night. Read more on NewsOK.

  • Oakland police car hits, critically injures man

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland police say a 58-year-old man was critically injured after being struck by an officer in a patrol car. Police spokeswoman Johnna Watson says the collision occurred near Lake Merritt Saturday afternoon. She said the officer, who was responding to a call for...

  • Fall from Bay Area cliff leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

    DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — The Coast Guard says one person died and two others seriously injured after falling from a cliff south of San Francisco. Petty Officer Loumania Stewart said the accident happened before dawn Saturday after the three victims, all male, broke through a fence along the...

  • Pakistan protesters march on PM's residence

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Hundreds of people were injured as Pakistani police battled throngs of protesters demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif with tear gas, batons and rubber bullets outside the prime minister's official residence and the adjacent parliament building. After a...

  • Tunisia recovers bodies of Syrian boat migrants

    TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The Tunisian Coast Guard has recovered at least 41 bodies of migrants, mostly Syrians, who drowned trying to sail to Europe, a local official said Saturday. The bodies were found after a search was launched Friday after a few decomposed bodies washed up on shore suggesting...

  • US welcomes EU decision on Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is welcoming a decision by European Union leaders to prepare tougher economic sanctions against Russia over its apparent invasion of Ukraine. National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden says the U.S. is working closely with the E.U. and other...

  • US welcomes EU decision on Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is welcoming a decision by European Union leaders to prepare tougher economic sanctions against Russia over its apparent invasion of Ukraine. National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden says the U.S. is working closely with the E.U. and other...

  • Former Oklahoma senator Cal Hobson arrested on drunken driving complaint

    FROM STAFF REPORTS A former state senator and candidate for Cleveland County commissioner was arrested early Saturday on a complaint of drunken driving. Cal Hobson, 69, of Lexington, was arrested by Lexington police about 8:30 a.m. Read more on NewsOK.

  • Rare giraffe twins born at San Francisco Zoo

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twin giraffes were born at the San Francisco Zoo this week, but one of them has passed away. KGO-TV reports (http://abc7ne.ws/1CexuOa ) the male giraffe calves were born Tuesday morning. One calf was born at approximately 100 pounds and was immediately alert and nursing...

  • US military launches airstrikes, drops humanitarian aid to help beleaguered city in Iraq

    WASHINGTON (AP) — US military launches airstrikes, drops humanitarian aid to help beleaguered city in Iraq.



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