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  • Poll says Kansas Senate, governor's races close

    Published: Thu, Oct 2, 2014

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A new poll says the U.S. Senate and governor's races in Kansas remain close. The survey of 500 likely Kansas voters released Wednesday said independent Senate candidate Greg Orman was favored by 46 percent. Three-term Republican incumbent Pat Roberts was backed by...

  • Your Top Plays for Today

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide ___ GIANTS SHUT OUT PIRATES 8-0 San Francisco Giants shut out Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 in wild-card game, advance to division series vs. Washington Nationals....

  • Union chief: Irish army running short of uniforms

    Published: Thu, Oct 2, 2014

    DUBLIN (AP) — Legend has it that Celtic warriors once charged into battle naked. Things aren't that bad in the modern Irish army, but its union chief says soldiers must wage a daily battle for uniforms. Mark Scally says the difficulty of finding clothes that fit has become so dire...

  • 'Real Housewives' couple face sentencing for fraud

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The married stars of the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" are due for a dose of unscripted reality. Teresa and Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice are scheduled to be sentenced Thursday on conspiracy and bankruptcy fraud charges in federal court in Newark. The couple had...

  • Pierson's undoing was quick as support vanished

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — One lesson from Julia Pierson's short tenure as director of the agency that protects the first family: The Secret Service can't keep secrets from the president. White House officials say Pierson's undoing was not telling President Barack Obama about a Sept. 16...

  • Obama to speak about economy at Northwestern U.

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama is trying to frame the closing economic arguments of the midterm campaign with a speech at Northwestern University. The speech Thursday is designed to let voters know that he hasn't forgotten about their financial struggles despite weeks of being...

  • Downpour of bad news sank Secret Service director

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    At first word, it was bad enough: A White House fence-jumper managed to make it all the way to the front doors of the White House. From there, the story just kept getting worse. Bit by bit, details trickled out about the extent of the intrusion and about other security violations...

  • Missing-student suspect due in Virginia court

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The man charged with abducting a missing University of Virginia student is due in court on reckless driving charges. Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr.'s bond hearing on the misdemeanor charges is set for Thursday morning in Albemarle County General District Court....

  • Neighbors recall slain LA-area mayor as friendly

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BELL GARDENS, Calif. (AP) — With the investigation into shooting death of a suburban Los Angeles mayor moving forward, area residents recalled the victim as an outgoing neighbor who was willing to lend a hand. Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo, 45, was killed Tuesday, and authorities...

  • Judge's ruling strikes at pension fund's sanctity

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has struck a blow against the sanctity of public pensions in California by ruling that U.S. bankruptcy law permits the city of Stockton to treat pension fund obligations like other debts, allowing the city to cut benefits. Stockton argued that...

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