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  • Fiji election results confirm big win for ruler

    SUVA, Fiji (AP) — Official results Monday from a landmark Fiji election confirm a big win for the nation's military ruler. Voreqe Bainimarama and his Fiji First party won an outright majority in the Parliament by taking 32 of 50 seats, according to results released by the Fijian Elections...

  • Brooklyn man fatally stabbed in neck

    NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 46-year-old man has been fatally stabbed in the neck in his Brooklyn home. Officers responding to a 911 call found Michael Imperato inside an apartment in the East New York section. The victim was unconscious and had a stab wound to the neck. He was pronounced dead...

  • New Afghan president, but vote totals kept secret

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Ending months of vote-related tension, Afghanistan's election commission named a new president Sunday only hours after the leading candidates signed a power-sharing deal that names one of them as the country's new chief executive. The commission named Ashraf Ghani...

  • Yemen government signs peace deal with Shiites

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni government officials and Shiite rebels signed a peace agreement on Sunday following days of violence that left more than 140 people dead and sent thousands fleeing their homes, state media said, although major rebel advances earlier in the day deepened a sense of...

  • High-profile losses, criminal investigation hit powerful Oklahoma political consulting firm A.H. Strategies

    By Nolan Clay, Staff Writer In political circles, A.H. Strategies is known as one of the powerhouses in campaign consulting in Oklahoma. It is widely credited with helping Republicans take over the state House in 2004 and the state Senate in 2008, ending decades of control by Democrats. Read...

  • China says 2 killed, many injured in explosions

    BEIJING (AP) — Multiple explosions in a county in China's western region of Xinjiang have killed at least two people and injured many others, regional authorities said Monday. The explosions happened at about 5 p.m. Sunday in at least three places of Luntai county, according to a report on the...

  • Siemens to acquire Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion

    HOUSTON (AP) — German engineering company Siemens AG has reached a deal to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion. Under the deal announced early Monday in Germany, Siemens will pay $83 per common share of Dresser-Rand Group Inc., $3.09 more than the company's closing...

  • Xinjiang authorities say multiple explosions kill 2 people, injure many others

    BEIJING (AP) — Xinjiang authorities say multiple explosions kill 2 people, injure many others.

  • Police: 3 arrested after crashing stolen car on LI

    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island say three men were arrested after they crashed a stolen car while being pursued by officers. Detectives say Hempstead police saw the stolen Audi early Sunday but the driver refused to stop. They say driver Delroy Carter lost control of the car and...

  • Michael Moore out as Michigan film board member

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Michael Moore no longer will serve on the Michigan Film Office Advisory Council after Republican Gov. Rick Snyder named a suburban-Detroit businessman to replace him. Moore joined the council as an appointee of then-Democratic Gov....

  • Hudson Motor Car museum opens Sunday in Ypsilanti

    YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — It was a big weekend for cars in Ypsilanti. The southeastern Michigan community played host Sunday to both the public opening of the National Hudson Motor Car Company Museum and an annual orphan car show. The Hudson museum is sharing space with the Ypsilanti Automotive...

  • #OKC Boxscore

    By William Crum, Staff Writer Arbitrator’s bill tops $7,000 Oklahoma City paid $3,643.42 to the arbitrator who ruled in favor of firefighters in a dispute over vacation and holiday leave. Read more on NewsOK.

  • UAW workers in Indiana approve Lear Corp. contract

    HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Workers at a Lear Corp. plant in northwestern Indiana that makes automotive seats approved an agreement Sunday that will end a two-tiered pay system that left some workers earning much less than others. The United Auto Workers said in a statement that members of Local 2335...

  • Relatives: Vet arrested at White House needs help

    MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — An Iraq war veteran accused of scaling a fence and making it into the White House before the Secret Service stopped him posed no threat to anyone and needs counseling instead of prosecution, members of his family said Sunday. Omar Gonzalez, 42, was arrested Friday and is...

  • Fashion-fearless Klum takes on Milan

    MILAN (AP) — Milan designers wrapped up five days of previews for next summer's womenswear looks on Sunday. While trends like geometric wedge sandals, billowing diaphanous dresses and embellished boyfriend denim trousers won't be in stores for months, the fashion hungry already have a good idea...



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