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  • NY governor hopefuls debate economy, leadership

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Republican challenger traded insults and clashed over the economy and corruption during the only scheduled debate of the governor's race. During Wednesday's hour-long exchange Cuomo, a Democrat, cited his work to cut taxes and...

  • Delaware candidates discuss gridlock, economy

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware's Democratic junior U.S. senator and lone congressman said Wednesday that trying to get things done in Washington can be frustrating, but they promised to continue working on bipartisan approaches to tackling the country's challenges if re-elected. Sen....

  • Durbin, Oberweis face off in 1st US Senate debate

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin on Wednesday painted Republican state Sen. Jim Oberweis as too extreme for Illinois, while the GOP challenger argued that the U.S. Senate's No. 2 Democrat has been in Washington too long and is out-of-touch with his constituents. Meeting for their...

  • Canada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that was stopped cold when he was shot to death by the ceremonial sergeant-at-arms. Canada's prime minister called it the country's second...

  • Rights group: Migrant workers abused in UAE homes

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A human rights watchdog says many women from Asia and Africa employed as domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates are exploited and abused in slave-like conditions. The abuse complaints are rampant throughout the wealthy Persian Gulf region that relies...

  • GOP Sen. Collins, Democrat Bellows debate in Maine

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins on Wednesday touted her willingness to work to bring both political parties together while Democratic challenger Shenna Bellows argued that sending her back to Washington could lead to a GOP majority in the Senate and even more...

  • Man apprehended after jumping White House fence

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A 23-year-old Maryland man was in the custody Wednesday night after he climbed over the White House fence and was swiftly apprehended on the North Lawn by uniformed Secret Service agents and their dogs. The incident came about a month after a previous White House...

  • AP NewsBreak: Prisons agree to end race policy

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California officials agreed Wednesday to end a policy in which it segregated prison inmates after riots based on their race as a way to prevent further violence. Officers have frequently locked inmates in their cells based on which races were involved in the...

  • Butler, Escobar rally Royals to 2-1 lead in Game 2

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Billy Butler and Alcides Escobar had run-scoring hits off Jake Peavy, and the Kansas City Royals took a 2-1 lead over San Francisco after three innings Wednesday night as they tried to even the World Series at a game apiece. Gregor Blanco started the game with...

  • Fla. Gov. Scott using his money to help campaign

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who got elected four years ago after spending more than $70 million of his own money, is being forced to dip into his own wallet in the final days of his re-election campaign. Scott told a Miami television station Wednesday that he is...

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