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  • Made in America music festival rocks Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands flocked to downtown Los Angeles' inaugural outdoor music festival Saturday despite concerns from residents about possible security and traffic issues. The Budweiser Made in America concert, which featured three large stages dotting Grand Park in front of City Hall,...

  • 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. Read more on NewsOK.

  • Barista-stand owner faces prostitution charge

    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The owner of bikini coffee stands in Washington state banked more than $2 million in just three years because her baristas were also selling sex acts, according to local prosecutors. Snohomish County prosecutors charged Carmela Panico, a 52-year-old former nude dancer,...

  • Commission adopts fracking regulations for Nevada

    ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A state panel has approved regulations guiding oil and gas exploration companies' use of hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking, in Nevada. The Commission on Mineral Resources' unanimous decision Thursday in Elko drew criticism from opponents, who say fracking could...

  • Alcorn State opens with 55-7 win over Lynchburg

    LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Darryan Ragsdale threw for one touchdown and rushed for two more as Alcorn State rolled to a 55-7 win over Virginia Lynchburg on Saturday. Ragsdale got the Braves off to a quick start in their season opener, connecting with Jordan Payne for a touchdown on their opening...

  • Siblings shot while mother tried to drive away

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Two young siblings were shot in the head while sitting in a car as their mother tried to drive away from her male partner in southeast San Antonio. A boy, 6 or 7 years old, and girl, 10 or 11, were both rushed to area hospitals Saturday with multiple gunshot wounds after the...

  • United Nations agency exposed as a tool for Hamas

    Clearly, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has done nothing to prevent its schools or facilities from providing shelter and bases for weapons, rocket launches, and terrorist command personnel.

  • Philippine military says Filipino peacekeepers have escaped from rebel-threatened Golan areas

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military says Filipino peacekeepers have escaped from rebel-threatened Golan areas.

  • EU threatens Russia with more sanctions

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia's increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away. Instead, the 28-nation bloc's heads of state and government tasked their executive body to...

  • In Texas, Cruz sounds like he's running in 2016

    DALLAS (AP) — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz sounds increasingly like he's made up his mind to run for president in 2016, telling an influential gathering of conservative activists Saturday that "we are part of a grass-roots fire that is sweeping this country." The tea party-backed Texan's rousing...

  • Man, 20, arrested in Central Park pellet attacks

    NEW YORK (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in connection with a pair of Central Park pellet gun attacks that police designated as hate crimes. Police charged 20-year-old Edward Fall on Saturday with assault, reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a weapon. They say the Manhattan man...

  • Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights

    BEIRUT (AP) — Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, activists and officials said, as the international organization risked being sucked further into the conflict. Other U.N....

  • Silva surges ahead in Brazil's presidential vote

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's once humdrum presidential race now resembles one of the country's famed soap operas, with a newcomer thrust into the spotlight by a plane crash and the longtime favorite reeling from a one-two punch of bad news. With just over a month to go before the Oct. 5 vote,...

  • Cuba gives US swimmer Diana Nyad sporting medal

    HAVANA (AP) — One year after becoming the first person confirmed to have swum from Havana to Key West, Florida without a shark cage, U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad was back in Cuba to receive that country's Order of Sporting Merit award. After a ceremony led by First Vice President Miguel...

  • Germany's Merkel: EU gives Russia 1 week to scale back Ukraine intervention or face sanctions

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Germany's Merkel: EU gives Russia 1 week to scale back Ukraine intervention or face sanctions.



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