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  • Outgoing president's party leads Uruguay contest

    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — The political party of outgoing President Jose Mujica, who gained international notice for social reforms such as legalization of marijuana and gay marriage, leads going into Sunday's election to replace him but victory is far from assured. Polls suggest...

  • School gunman was homecoming prince, students say

    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A student recently crowned freshman class homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria Friday and opened fire, killing one person and shooting four others — including two of his cousins — before turning the gun on himself, officials and...

  • Stock market's big seesaw gives investors pause

    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    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: 0 min 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: 0 min 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...

  • Brazil's election: 'Ghosts' versus 'Monsters'

    Updated: 0 min ago

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian voters electing a new president this weekend are being asked to decide what scares them least: the incumbent's warnings about the "ghosts of the past," or her challenger's charges about the "monsters of the present." The latest polls give left-leaning...

  • Lloyd leads US women past Mexico 3-0

    Updated: 11 min 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...

  • 16 killed in China coal mine collapse

    Updated: 16 min ago

    BEIJING (AP) — A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, China's official news agency said Saturday. Another 11 miners were injured in the disaster that struck just before midnight Friday in Tiechanggou township outside the Xinjiang regional capital of...

  • Cornyn, Democrat Alameel meet in only debate

    Updated: 31 min 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: 32 min 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...

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