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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • 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....

  • 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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