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  • Royals beat A's 9-8 in 12 in AL wild-card thriller

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals had waited 29 years to reach the postseason. They weren't going down without a fight. Salvador Perez singled down the left-field line with two outs in the 12th inning, allowing Christian Colon to score from second base and giving the...

  • Abbott: Wouldn't veto repeal of Texas DREAM Act

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    DALLAS (AP) — Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott says that as Texas governor he wouldn't veto a repeal of a law that gives in-state tuition to immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally. The law is supported by other big GOP figures including Gov. Rick Perry and George P. Bush....

  • 2 suicide bomber attacks in Kabul kill 7, wound 21

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two suicide bombers in the Afghan capital targeted two buses carrying Afghan army troops on Wednesday, killing seven and wounding 21 people, police said. The bombings, for which the Taliban claimed responsibility, came a day after Afghanistan and the United...

  • Australia sends 2 unarmed support planes over Iraq

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia was sending two unarmed air force planes to support U.S.-led coalition combat operations against the Islamic State movement in Iraq, but would not yet launch its own airstrikes, the prime minister said Wednesday. An E-7A Wedgetail early warning and...

  • No images of Hong Kong protests in China's media

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    BEIJING (AP) — China's government has cut off news about Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests to the rest of the country, a clampdown so thorough that no image of the rallies has appeared in state-controlled media, and at least one man has been detained for reposting accounts of the...

  • 3 soldiers charged in Mexico army killing of 22

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Months after the Mexican army said it had killed 22 suspected gang members in a fierce shootout, three soldiers are being charged with homicide. The announcement late Tuesday was just another step in dismantling the official version of the June 30 confrontation,...

  • 12 killed as 2 trains collide in northern India

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    LUCKNOW, India (AP) — A passenger train overshot a stop signal and plowed into another train in India's northern Uttar Pradesh state, killing 12 people and injuring dozens of others, officials said Wednesday. Three coaches of the Barauni Express derailed and toppled over after the...

  • Small countries struggle to be heard at the UN

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Honduras, terrorized by drug gangs, railed against the world for ignoring the violence and lack of jobs that sends thousands of young Central Americans fleeing north to the United States. Nepal, a poor landlocked country, called for bridging the "digital divide"...

  • Protesters heckle Hong Kong leader on National Day

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters kept behind police barricades heckled Hong Kong's under-fire leader on Wednesday when he attended a flag-raising ceremony on China's National Day. The protesters, upset that Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has refused to meet them, have...

  • Former Tel Aviv mayor Shlomo Lahat dead at 87

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Tel Aviv mayor Shlomo Lahat has died at the age of 87. Lahat's son Dan told Israel's Channel 10 that his father died in a Tel Aviv hospital early Wednesday. Born in Germany in 1927, Lahat rose to the rank of brigadier general in the Israeli army and went into...

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