• Q&A on Samsung's new mobile pay: Here's what's we know

    Updated: 42 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Last fall, Apple launched Apple Pay, bringing mobile-payment technology to the iPhone. Samsung now wants to get that on Android phones — at least the ones it makes. The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones announced Sunday will come with mobile-pay capabilities. Samsung's...

  • Sierra Leone's vice president in quarantine for Ebola

    Updated: 55 min ago

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's vice president has put himself in quarantine following the death from Ebola of one of his security guards. Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana is set to become acting president later Sunday when President Ernest Bai Koroma leaves Sierra Leone...

  • Upping juvenile criminal age to 18 may be Texas non-starter

    Updated: 56 min ago

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Jason Wang and Johnny Truong were part of a gang that dressed as utility workers and held a suburban Dallas homeowner at gunpoint, making off with $68,000 in cash, electronics and jewelry before they were eventually caught. Although both were minors, the law...

  • Advocates: Walker's budget could hurt programs for disabled

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker's proposed cuts to programs that help people with disabilities live independently are being criticized as potentially devastating by advocates and those who use the services. Walker's proposed budget would expand the state's Family Care program...

  • Gaza fears isolation as Egypt calls Hamas 'terrorist' group

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza residents said Sunday they fear growing isolation and more hardships after an Egyptian court declared the territory's ruling Hamas a terrorist organization. Some blamed the Islamic militant Hamas while others said Egypt is being unreasonable. Hamas...

  • Italy resumes Navy exercise amid new tensions over Libya

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ROME (AP) — The Italian Navy is resuming exercises in the Mediterranean Sea, including near the coast of Libya, amid concerns about rapidly deteriorating security in the North African nation. The exercise will begin on Monday. It includes anti-submarine, anti-aircraft and anti-ship...

  • Rival Yemeni camps entrench as Iran flights arrive

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — An Iranian airplane delivered supplies to Yemen's Shiite rebel-held capital on Sunday, while the president gained support from influential tribal and provincial leaders in signs that the rival camps seeking to rule the rapidly unravelling country are entrenching...

  • Nebraska looking at ways to lure out-of-state tourists

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — At 43nd and Broadway in New York City, a digital super screen flashes with Nebraska landmarks: a rolling country road, a glassy lake, a blond-haired family circling a crackling campfire. The 30-second clip, which will run in Times Square for the next 70 days,...

  • Upscale NY suburb embroiled in a wily debate over coyotes

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. (AP) — This well-heeled hamlet north of New York City is embroiled in an increasingly nasty debate that seems oddly out of place amid the stately homes and tony boutiques: What should be done about coyotes? Self-styled coyote spotters in and around Chappaqua have...

  • New Hampshire Literary Hall of Fame inductees announced

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    HOOKSETT, N.H. (AP) — Two novelists and two former U.S. poet laureates will be the first writers inducted into the New Hampshire Literary Hall of Fame. The New Hampshire Writers' Project and Southern New Hampshire University created the hall of fame to honor individual writers and the...

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