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  • Buffalo Bills hire Gerald Dixon as pro scout

    Updated: 59 min ago

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have hired Gerald Dixon as a pro scout. Dixon spent the past six years as an assistant at The Citadel, including the last three coaching cornerbacks. He was a four-year starter at Alabama, and was cut by both the Bills and the Detroit...

  • Firefighting plane proposal clears Colorado hurdle

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — A $21 million plan for Colorado to buy an aerial firefighting fleet designed to spot and attack wildfires faster has won initial approval in the Senate. The bill is a response to historic back-to-back wildfire seasons. The measure calls for the state to buy two...

  • Gunman kills 3 Americans at Kabul hospital

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Three Americans — a pediatrician and a father and son — were killed by an Afghan government security officer at a hospital Thursday, the latest in a series of attacks on foreign civilians that has rattled aid workers, contractors and journalists....

  • US threatens to pull aid to Haiti over late vote

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The U.S. government has warned Haiti that it risks losing aid if it doesn't hold elections that are more than two years overdue. The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince said Thursday that none of the money set aside for the Haitian government by the State...

  • Explosion targets journalist's car in Cameroon

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DOUALA, Cameroon (AP) — The Committee to Project Journalists says an explosion destroyed the car of a journalist in Cameroon who had been warned by the government to be careful over his coverage of security forces. The group said Thursday that Denis Nkwebo, editor of the daily...

  • Ex-Marine sentenced to die in sailor's slaying

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — An ex-Marine was sentenced to death Thursday for murdering a fellow service member in 2009, after a federal jury concluded he had been responsible for a series of violent, sexually motivated attacks on women and young girls over the last nine years. The jury...

  • Oregon moves to dump health exchange website

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon, once expected to be a national leader in the federal health care overhaul, on Thursday moved to become the first state to dump its troubled online health exchange and use the federal marketplace instead. A top Cover Oregon official, Alex Pettit, said...

  • Christian leader: Attack not motivated by religion

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    LEMOYNE, Pa. (AP) — The leader of a Christian organization that operates a hospital in Afghanistan where three people were shot dead by a security guard says he does not believe the shootings were motivated by religion. Dale Brantner is CEO of Lemoyne, Pennsylvania-based Cure...

  • FDA OKs first-ever DNA alternative to Pap smear

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators have cleared a genetic test from Roche as a first-choice screening option for cervical cancer. It was a role previously reserved for the Pap smear, the decades-old mainstay of women's health. The Food and Drug Administration approved...

  • Amazon 1st quarter net income jumps

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's first-quarter profit rose 18 percent as shoppers continued to flock to the online mega retailer to buy goods. Still, the company forecasts an operating loss for the second quarter as it continues to invest heavily both internationally and at home. Amazon...

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