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  • 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...

  • Solid apple crop expected in Northern New England

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Northern New England apple growers are expecting a decent crop but not as good as last year's bumper yield. Early season varieties are already ripening, prompting some pick-your-own orchards to open this weekend. Vermont is New England's second-largest producer of apples...

  • EU leaders to pick new foreign policy chief

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders will pick the 28-nation bloc's foreign policy chief for the next five years at a summit Saturday, with Italy's top diplomat Federica Mogherini widely seen as the front-runner for the prestigious job. The decision on incumbent Catherine Ashton's successor...

  • 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....

  • 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...

  • Longtime announcer says goodbye to Saratoga track

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Longtime Saratoga Race Course announcer Tom Durkin is saying goodbye this weekend. Durkin has been calling races at the upstate New York track for 43 years. His last race is Sunday. The New York Racing Association says there will be ceremony in the winner's circle...

  • Competitive eaters to compete over Buffalo wings

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Reigning chicken wing-eating champion Miki Sudo will defend her title against Joey Chestnut, Badlands Booker and Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas at this year's National Buffalo Wing Festival. ESPN3 will carry the Major League Eating event live Sunday on its digital network....

  • 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...

  • 50-state look at how Common Core playing out in US

    A state-by-state look at the Common Core standards: ___ ALABAMA The state school board folded Common Core into the state's College and Career Ready Standards for public schools and has been defending the decision ever since. Legislators introduced bills in 2013 and 2014 to repeal the...

  • Atlantic City losing 2 casinos, 5K jobs in 3 days

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A time few could imagine during the glory days of casino gambling has arrived in Atlantic City, where two casinos and more than 5,000 jobs will be lost this weekend. The Showboat is closing Sunday, followed by Revel's two-day closure Monday and Tuesday. Trump Plaza...

  • Here's what happens when a casino closes down

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — When a casino shuts down, making an announcement over the loudspeaker and herding gamblers off the casino floor is only the beginning. Here's a look at what takes place behind the scenes: — Secure the money and the chips. Casino security, supervised by inspectors from...

  • A history of casino revenue, jobs in Atlantic City

    Here is a look at how gambling revenue and employment have changed since casinos launched in Atlantic City in 1978: ___ May 26, 1978: Resorts Atlantic City opens. Casino revenue: $134 million Casino employment: 3,300 ___ June 26, 1979: Caesars Atlantic City opens. Dec. 29, 1979: Bally's...



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