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  • 2 killed in pileup on mist-shrouded Dutch road

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Emergency services say two people have been killed and an unknown number injured in a pileup at least 150 cars and trucks on a Dutch highway shrouded in thick mist. The Zeeland Security Region said in a statement that the series of crashes happened early Tuesday on...

  • World Bank: Palestinian economy to shrink in 2014

    RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian economy is expected to contract for the first time in seven years in 2014, the result of the recent Gaza war, continued Israeli and Egyptian restrictions on Palestinian trade and a drop in foreign aid, the World Bank said Tuesday. The bank issued the...

  • Nobel laureates appeal to South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A group of Nobel peace laureates is appealing to South Africa to grant a visa to the Dalai Lama, who abandoned an attempt to get permission to travel to Cape Town next month. The 14 Nobel laureates said in a statement Monday that the Tibetan spiritual leader withdrew his...

  • Downed wires suspend DC-Philly Amtrak service

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Downed wires have suspended Amtrak service between Washington and Philadelphia, and are affecting riders of Maryland Area Regional Commuter trains. Amtrak says in a statement that its Amtrak Acela Express and Northeast Regional Service between Washington and Philadelphia are...

  • USDA: Nebraska winter wheat planting near average

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says below-normal temperatures, rain in the east and light snow in western portions of Nebraska slowed field work last week. The USDA said in a report released Monday that 26 percent of Nebraska's expected winter wheat crop had been...

  • Trump Plaza shuts down; 4th AC casino to close

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A fourth Atlantic City casino has gone out of business. Trump Plaza shut its doors at 6 a.m. Tuesday. The casino at the center of the Boardwalk and the end of the Atlantic City Expressway has been declining for years, performing worse than any of the city's other...

  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 16

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. MIAMI SCIENCE MUSEUM GETS $5 MILLION FOR HEALTH PROGRAMS Baptist Health South Florida is giving $5 million for health and wellness programs at the new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science being...

  • 2 Fantasy 5 player win $101,085.88 jackpot

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Two "Fantasy 5" game players have selected all five winning numbers to split a jackpot worth $101,085.88. Florida Lottery officials said Tuesday that both tickets were purchased in Hollywood. Another 262 tickets matching four numbers won $124 each, 8,274 tickets...

  • House measure to train Syrian rebels features strict controls

    The House appears likely to give President Obama the authority he sought to arm and train Syrian rebels, but without the $500 million he sought to pay for it and with strict controls.

  • Kurds in Europe take up arms against IS group

    KOEGE, Denmark (AP) — Shaho Pirani says he's just a phone call away from leaving his quiet life in Denmark and joining Kurdish forces battling against Islamic State militants in Iraq. The 30-year-old Kurd, who fled from Iran with his older brother in 1991, says he feels a moral duty to help the...

  • UN panel emphasizes Assad role in Syria war crimes

    GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. commission investigating war crimes in Syria says President Bashar Assad's government is committing the bulk of atrocities inside the war-torn country, exceeding the toll from the horrific massacres perpetrated by Islamic State fighters. The head of the U.N. commission,...

  • Taliban Claim Afghanistan Suicide Bombing

    The Taliban claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed 3 foreign service members in Afghanistan. Officials say five service members and more than a dozen Afghans were wounded. (Sept. 16) SHOTLIST: AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Kabul, Afghanistan - 16 September, 2014 1....

  • Critics say Yemen is not a good model for anti-Islamic State plans

    The continuing strength of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in the country has already stalled plans to rehabilitate terrorists held by the U.S. there.

  • Danish police: shots fired inside court building in Copenhagen; 1 killed, 1 wounded

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish police: shots fired inside court building in Copenhagen; 1 killed, 1 wounded.

  • Shots fired in Danish courthouse; 1 dead

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Police say shots have been fired inside a court building in the capital Copenhagen, killing one person and seriously wounding a second. In a statement Tuesday, police say a suspect has been arrested and a shotgun has been seized. There was no information on the...



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