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  • Raw: Suicide Bomber Targets Afghan Security

    A suicide bomber in a truck blew himself up at an intelligence headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least two people and setting off an intense firefight with security forces, officials said. (Aug. 30) SHOTLIST: AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Jalalabad, Afghanistan -...

  • Ohio farmers get more money to combat lake's algae

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The federal government is coming up with more money to help farmers cut down on the fertilizers that are feeding algae in Lake Erie. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio announced Friday that an additional $1 million will go into a program that will give grants to farmers who...

  • College embarks on expansion plan

    SCHRIEVER, La. (AP) — The open field behind Fletcher Technical Community College's Schriever campus could be filled with buildings in the coming years. School officials say Fletcher plans to build a $5.1 million student services center using state money authorized by the Legislature in 2013 and...

  • Protesters visit home of president of Vermont Gas

    HINESBURG, Vt. (AP) — Police say about two dozen protesters have visited the home of the president of Vermont Gas Systems. Hinesburg police Chief Frank Koss says several people went onto Don Gilbert's porch Friday night, but the protesters left the property when authorities arrived. Plans by...

  • 2 killed, 6 injured in semi-truck, van crash

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Two people are dead and six more were taken to a central Florida hospital following an early morning crash between a passenger van and a semi-truck. Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Wanda Diaz said in a statement that the agency responded to the crash on Interstate 95 in...

  • Lesotho military says it has disarmed police

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Lesotho's military seized two police stations Saturday as gunfire rang out in the capital of the mountainous kingdom. The country's prime minister said the actions amounted to a coup, though an army spokesman said the soldiers were only securing the country. Political...

  • No Lucky Money winner; jackpot now $1.2 million

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The "Lucky Money" jackpot rose to $1.2 million after no winner claimed the jackpot. Lottery officials said Saturday four tickets matched 4-of-4 numbers to win $943.50 each; 69 tickets won $239.50 each for picking 3-of-4 plus the Lucky Ball number; 1,201 tickets won...

  • 3 Fantasy 5 player wins $74,908.91 jackpot

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Three "Fantasy 5" game players selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $74,908.91. The Florida Lottery said Saturday that the winning tickets were purchased in Sunrise, St. Petersburg and Orlando. The 332 tickets matching four numbers won $109 each....

  • When military and matrimony don't mix

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — For those in the armed forces, divorce can be a whole new battleground. "It's ironic because these are trained fighters and they can find themselves in a battle they are not prepared for," said attorney Cynthia Hawkins Clark. Although military family law cases go through...

  • 22 of 26 trapped gold miners rescued in Nicaragua

    BONANZA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan rescuers have saved 22 of at least 26 workers trapped in a mine collapse and were working Saturday to free the rest, officials said. First Lady Rosario Murillo said 20 of the miners were freed late Friday, in addition to two who made their way to safety...

  • Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

    JERUSALEM (AP) — An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years for Gaza's battered and neglected housing stock to be rebuilt following the war between Hamas and Israel. The assessment by Shelter Cluster, chaired by the Norwegian...

  • Pacino does double duty at Venice Film Festival

    VENICE, Italy (AP) — Al Pacino is making two trips up the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival, with two movies about aging, regret and letting go. But the actor says he's not about to lower the curtain on his own career. Pacino plays a small-town locksmith with a key for everything except...

  • Company seeks chief for proposed gas plant

    MONKEY ISLAND, La. (AP) — Southern California Telephone & Energy executives say they are seeking a president to operate the company's proposed liquid natural gas facility at Monkey Island in Cameron Parish. Company CEO Greg Michaels tells The American Press (http://bit.ly/1eOXZNb) that SCT&E is...

  • 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....

  • Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — A Liberian health worker who recovered from Ebola after receiving an experimental drug urged the manufacturer to speed up its production and send it to Africa, while crowds celebrated in the streets Saturday after authorities reopened a slum that had been barricaded for...



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