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  • Correction: Newlyweds-Craigslist Killing story

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    SUNBURY, Pennsylvania (AP) — SUNBURY, Pennsylvania (AP) — In a Sept. 18 story about the sentencing of a couple who lured a stranger to his death with a Craigslist ad, The Associated Press erroneously reported how The Daily Item newspaper interviewed one of the defendants. It was...

  • Alibaba surges in its debut

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Alibaba's stock is surging as the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse begins its first day trading as a public company. The stock opened at $92.70 and nearly hit $100 on the New York Stock Exchange Friday, a gain of 46 percent from the initial $68 per share price set...

  • Review: Larger iPhones eliminate reason to switch

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — It's easy to dismiss Apple's new iPhones as merely catching up to Android. After all, phones running Google's Android system long have had larger screens. In addition, many Android phones already have the wireless chips that iPhones are getting for making credit card...

  • Jury delivers verdict in salmonella trial

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — The head of a peanut company that distributed salmonella-tainted peanuts that sickened hundreds of people across the U.S. four years ago has been convicted of conspiracy and other charges. Former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell was found guilty...

  • Hearing set for man accused of starting huge fire

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Higher humidity Friday helped slow the growth of a massive Northern California wildfire that has forced some 2,800 to evacuate and likely burned homes, while a man accused of deliberately starting the blaze was set to appear in court. The wind-whipped...

  • Picassos among pieces going on public view in Ohio

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When retail mogul Leslie Wexner peers at one of the Picassos, Dubuffets or Giacomettis in the personal art collection he and his wife Abigail are putting on public display for the first time this month, he feels a range of emotions that often include gratitude,...

  • Police: Man impersonated retired cop for decades

    Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    OAK HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — Police in Washington state have arrested a funeral home worker they say pretended to be a retired officer for two decades and recently intervened in fight. Oak Harbor Police Chief Edgar Green says authorities became aware of Jim Bailey in August after the...

  • Hagel seeks info on military relationship with NFL

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is asking for information about the military's relationship with the National Football League, amid a number of high-profile domestic violence incidents involving players. The military routinely uses broadcast games as...

  • New York City jail watchdog board lacks minorities

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — At a time when New York City jail officials are struggling to quell rising levels of violence and better care for a growing number of mentally ill inmates, a civilian oversight board is being criticized for having no minorities or experts in mental illness. But inmate...

  • More than 700 infants exposed to TB at hospital

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Public health officials say more than 700 infants at an El Paso hospital have been exposed to tuberculosis by an employee infected with the disease. The city's Department of Public Health says the infants along with about 40 employees at Providence Memorial...

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