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  • Security breach eyed at US embassy in Yemen

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Court papers filed in New York City say the State Department has uncovered a potential security breach in Yemen involving a corrupt U.S. embassy employee. A criminal complaint says the employee took under-the-table payments to submit at least 50 visa applications that...

  • Answers to questions about the Ferguson grand jury

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri grand jury has been hearing evidence for months as it weighs whether to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown, which was followed by sometimes violent protests. Some answers to common questions about the...

  • Veteran journalist, educator Michael Shanahan dies

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Shanahan, a veteran Washington political reporter for The Associated Press and Newhouse Newspapers who used that experience to teach new generations of students at George Washington University about the business he loved, died Saturday. Frank Sesno, director...

  • Salmonella in 10 states linked to raw sprouts

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Raw sprouts are linked to dozens of cases of food poisoning — again. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 63 people from 10 states concentrated on the East Coast fell ill with salmonella linked to bean sprouts from a supplier in New York City. The CDC...

  • Alabama deputy, 3 teens killed in head-on crash

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a car full of teenagers collided head-on with a police car in Alabama, killing three teens and a sheriff's deputy. Elmore County Sheriff Bill Franklin said Monday the crash happened around 7:45 p.m. Sunday on a rural two-lane road. Authorities...

  • Police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday. The boy was confronted Saturday by officers responding to a 911...

  • Oklahoma high school rocked by 3 rape allegations

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Allegations by three girls at a central Oklahoma high school that they were raped by the same male student have led to a police investigation and protests Monday by students who say school officials have mishandled the case and subsequent bullying. Hundreds of...

  • Key figures in the Ferguson, Missouri, shooting

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A look at some of the key figures in the case of Michael Brown, the black 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a white police officer in August — a death that stirred weeks of violent unrest in the St. Louis suburb. ___ MICHAEL BROWN Michael Brown graduated...

  • US Steel to build new headquarters in Pittsburgh

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — United States Steel Corp. announced Monday it will build its new world headquarters in Pittsburgh as part of the ongoing redevelopment of the former Civic Arena site by the NHL's Penguins. Company, team, local and state officials made the announcement at the Consol...

  • Governor's book gets scrutiny in immigration suit

    Published: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) — A book by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer that provides behind-the-scenes details of her handling of the state's 2010 landmark immigration law is facing scrutiny in a legal challenge of the contentious statute. Lawyers seeking to overturn surviving parts of the law have...

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