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  • Stock market's big seesaw gives investors pause

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors. Nine days ago, after a series of sharp sell-offs, the Standard & Poor's 500 index was down 7.4 percent from its September record as fears of a global economic slowdown intensified. Stocks have surged back this...

  • Japan's Machida wins Skate America short program

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Jason Brown was all revved up, ready to put on a show for his home crowd. It didn't quite work out. Brown fell early in his routine, and Japan's Tatsuki Machida dominated in the Skate America men's short program on Friday. On a night when there were...

  • BC-FIG--Skate America,4th Ld-Writethru

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Jason Brown was all revved up, ready to put on a show for his home crowd. It didn't quite work out. Brown fell early in his routine, and Japan's Tatsuki Machida dominated in the Skate America men's short program on Friday. On a night when there were...

  • Lloyd leads US women past Mexico 3-0

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — After the United States' path to the World Cup hit a snag four years ago, Carli Lloyd was happy to help send the team through smoothly this time. Lloyd scored a pair of goals in a 3-0 semifinal victory over Mexico on Friday night, securing the United States a trip...

  • Cornyn, Democrat Alameel meet in only debate

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    DALLAS (AP) — Problems with the nation's immigration system dominated a debate Friday between U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and Democratic challenger David Alameel. Alameel cited the GOP, with its House majority, as the biggest obstacle to a comprehensive overhaul, while Cornyn said the...

  • Ex-mob boss gets 4 months for meeting friend

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A reputed former mob boss was ordered back to prison Friday for violating parole, and his lawyer complained that the FBI would pursue his client "to the grave." Joseph "Skinny Joey" Merlino, the reputed head of Philadelphia's La Cosa Nostra in the 1990s, must serve...

  • Illinois quarantine for who touched Ebola patients

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Department of Public Health has announced a 21-day quarantine for those who've had direct contact with West Africa Ebola patients. Illinois' action on Friday follows that of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh). The two...

  • BC-FIG--Skate America,3rd Ld-Writethru

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Tatsuki Machida of Japan won the Skate America men's short program with a dominant performance on Friday. On a night when there were plenty of falls, Machida kept his footing and left the ice to loud cheers after wowing the crowd. With 93.39 points, he had...

  • Nevada puts stop to ridesharing Uber for now

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — It didn't take long for Uber to come to a screeching halt in Nevada. District Court Judge James Russell in Carson City has blocked Uber from offering any rides in the state through at least Nov. 7. A hearing is set for Nov. 6. The state's attorney general sought the...

  • Nepal bus crash kills 14, injures dozens

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal bus packed with people, including Israeli tourists and locals heading home for a Hindu festival, veered off a mountain highway, killing 14 and injuring dozens, police said Saturday. Among those killed was at least one Israeli woman who was part of a...

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