• Airport authorities: Traveler beats homeless man with chair

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A traveler who remained at Newark Liberty International Airport after missing two flights faced numerous charges Saturday for allegedly beating a homeless man with a chair as the man was sleeping. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said 29-year-old...

  • Loyola (Md) clips Army, 77-71

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    WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Eric Laster scored 19 points on 9-of-15 shooting from the field to lead Loyola (Md) to a 77-71 victory over Army on Saturday. Franz Rassman finished with 18 points and Andre Walker added 12 points for Loyola (9-12, 5-5 Patriot League), which won for just the...

  • Obama budget sets up battle with GOP-controlled Congress

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — After a year of relative peace in Washington's budget battles, President Barack Obama will lay out a $4 trillion budget on Monday that needles Republicans with proposals for higher taxes on the wealthy and businesses to pay for education, public works projects and...

  • Whitney Houston's daughter found unresponsive in tub

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    ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — The daughter of late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was found unresponsive, face down in a bathtub Saturday and taken to a hospital in the north Atlanta suburbs, police said. Bobbi Kristina Brown was found by her husband, Nick Gordon, and a friend. The...

  • Ala judges weighing whether to perform same-sex weddings

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Fred Hamic is a marrying judge: He's performed about 1,000 weddings during seven years as Geneva County's probate judge and considers the ceremonies a highlight of his job. "Weddings and adoptions. Those are my favorite," said Hamic. But Hamic is a Christian,...

  • Japan 'indignant' over purported video of hostage beheading

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    TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed outrage Sunday over a video purportedly from the Islamic State group that shows a militant beheading hostage Kenji Goto. "I feel indignation over this immoral and heinous act of terrorism," Abe told reporters after convening an...

  • More than a foot of snow possible for Midwest, Northeast

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — A storm gathering steam over the southern Rockies is expected to dump more than a foot of snow on parts of the Midwest, New York and New England, which is still recovering from a winter walloping it received just a few days ago. It's also bad news for those planning to...

  • Graceland Too auction ends quickly as contents sold together

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    HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — It was now or never for lovers of Graceland Too, north Mississippi's eccentric shrine to Elvis Presley. More than 100 people gathered Saturday at the ramshackle antebellum home in Holly Springs, anticipating an auction of thousands of items stuffed into the...

  • Balloon pilots make history with trans-Pacific flight

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    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An audacious, nearly 7,000-mile-long trip across the Pacific Ocean came to an end Saturday as two accomplished pilots safely touched down in the water just off the coast of Mexico in their helium-filled balloon after shattering two long-standing records. Troy...

  • Revel sale put on hold while nightclub appeals terms

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    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The sale of Atlantic City's former Revel casino is on hold while the company that ran its popular nightclub and beach bar appeals. Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Thomas Ambro, based in Philadelphia, ruled late Friday that Revel has until 4 p.m. Tuesday...

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