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  • Congo detains 6 UN peacekeepers

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congolese authorities detained six members of a Ukrainian aviation crew working for the U.N. peacekeeping force on Wednesday after Congolese military uniforms were found in their luggage, the U.N. force said. The Ukrainians were held after a search of their...

  • Authorities: Mom tried to put hit on daughter's ex

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in New Jersey say a Pennsylvania woman has been arrested for paying an undercover officer she thought was a hit man to kill her daughter's ex-boyfriend and two other people. Acting New Jersey Attorney General John Hoffman says 52-year-old Denise...

  • BC-OLY--Rio-Golf Course Lawsuit

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    SAO PAULO (AP) — A Rio de Janeiro judge has denied a request from prosecutors to halt construction of the Olympic golf course because of environmental concerns, curtailing fears that the venue won't be ready in time for test events. Judge Eduardo Antonio Klausner said in his decision...

  • Snow makes Thanksgiving travel 'a little hairy'

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A sloppy mix of rain and snow rolled into the Northeast on Wednesday just as millions of Americans began the big Thanksgiving getaway, grounding hundreds of flights and turning highways hazardous along the congested Washington-to-Boston corridor. By early evening,...

  • Houston's Fitzpatrick to start for injured Mallett

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick is getting a second chance to be Houston's quarterback on Sunday at Tennessee with Ryan Mallett out for the season with a chest injury. "There's a lot of times you don't have that opportunity," Fitzpatrick said. "Something was taken away from me and I...

  • Bills' Jackson takes exception to Whitner comments

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills running back Fred Jackson hasn't forgotten or forgiven what former teammate Donte Whitner had to say about the franchise, the city of Buffalo and rookie receiver Sammy Watkins last summer. Jackson spoke out against the Browns safety on Wednesday, adding...

  • Improving Packers D gets test with Gronkowski

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Micah Hyde has seen the film of New England's Rob Gronkowski, and he is understandably impressed. The Green Bay Packers safety would be just fine if didn't have to cover the Patriots' 6-foot-6 behemoth of a tight end. Unfortunately for Hyde, this likely will...

  • Court: No warrant needed to draw parolees' blood

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California appeals court says authorities don't need a warrant to draw blood from parolees who don't consent to a blood test. The 1st District Court of Appeal made the determination Wednesday in a ruling over a DUI case in Solano County. According to the court,...

  • Brazen, beloved Lebanese singer Sabah dies at 87

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    BEIRUT (AP) — Beloved for her powerful voice and brazen in the conservative Arab world for her multiple marriages, Lebanese singer, actress and entertainer Sabah never seemed far from the limelight during her six-decade career. And even while playfully mocked in her later years for...

  • Raccoon exposes 2 people to rabies in SC

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two South Carolina residents are being told to see their doctors after being exposed to a rabid raccoon. The state Department of Health and Environmental Control said Wednesday the cases in the Simpsonville area involved a captive raccoon that tested positive for...

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