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  • Miss. high court sides with Cochran over primary

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court said Friday that it won't revive an election challenge by a candidate who lost a Republican primary to Sen. Thad Cochran. Three justices agreed with Cochran's attorneys, who said state Sen. Chris McDaniel waited too long to challenge...

  • Michaud raises $440,000 in race, LePage $271,000

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Democratic candidate for governor Mike Michaud raised nearly $440,000 in the latest campaign finance reporting period, outpacing Republican Gov. Paul LePage, who raised $271,000 in their tight race. Independent candidate Eliot Cutler, who has trailed Michaud and...

  • Brown generates fundraising edge in governor race

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown has generated a big fundraising edge over Republican Larry Hogan in the Maryland governor's race, according to the latest fundraising reports filed with the state Friday. Brown, a Democrat, reported having more than $900,000 cash on hand on...

  • NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving airline passengers who have had contact with victims of the deadly disease in...

  • Google exec sets records with leap from near-space

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space. Eustace's supersonic jump was part of a project by Paragon Space Development...

  • Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Islamic extremists since the...

  • Malloy gets help from White House, labor secretary

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is getting a political boost from his friends in Washington during the final days of his close re-election bid. The first-term Democratic governor made several campaign stops Friday in eastern Connecticut with U.S. Labor Secretary Tom...

  • Begich, Sullivan tout Alaska Native ties

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The major candidates for U.S. Senate on Friday touted their ties to the Alaska Native community, a key constituency in a state that could help decide control of the Senate. Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and Republican challenger Dan Sullivan squared off during...

  • Shipping company pleads guilty in molasses spill

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — A shipping company pleaded guilty Friday to criminal charges from a 233,000-gallon molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor, but a federal judge said he wants to examine the legality of $600,000 in community service payments the company has agreed to pay. Last year's spill...

  • NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

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    Updated: 21 hr ago

    NEW YORK — Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving airline passengers who have had contact with victims of the deadly disease in West...

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