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  • Ross, Hutchinson get final digs in on tax cuts

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Republican Asa Hutchinson and Democrat Mike Ross took swipes at each other's tax cut plans and political backgrounds Monday night as the two ex-congressmen running for Arkansas governor squared off in their fourth and final televised debate. The rivals sparred...

  • Former Australia Prime Minister Gough Whitlam dies

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Gough Whitlam, a flamboyant Australian prime minister and controversial social reformer whose grip on power was cut short by a bitter constitutional crisis, died Tuesday at the age of 98. Although national leader for only three turbulent years until 1975,...

  • Court justice suspended over role in porn scandal

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday suspended one of its members over his participation in a state government pornographic email scandal that involved employees of the attorney general's office. The justices issued an order saying Justice Seamus McCaffery...

  • Amazon and Simon & Schuster reach multiyear deal

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com and Hachette Book Group remain in a months-long standoff, but the online retailer has reached a multiyear agreement with another major New York publisher, Simon & Schuster. Amazon and Simon & Schuster both expressed satisfaction Monday with the deal, which...

  • California mayor resigns after injury car crash

    Updated: 11 min ago

    MURRIETA, Calif. (AP) — The mayor of this Southern California city announced his resignation Monday in the wake of his arrest for an alleged drunken-driving crash that injured four cheerleaders. Alan Long said he would step down from the City Council but only for the current term and...

  • AP PHOTOS: Washington hatchery gives away salmon

    Updated: 11 min ago

    POULSBO, Wash. (AP) — People lined up with coolers Monday to wait for free fish as coho and chum salmon returned to spawn at a hatchery on Washington's Kitsap Peninsula. Workers at Grovers Creek Hatchery, northwest of Seattle, netted several dozen fish from the pond and harvested eggs...

  • Terror suspect wants details of case against him

    Updated: 26 min ago

    DENVER (AP) — A terror suspect challenging the constitutionality of the National Security Agency's warrantless surveillance program wants prosecutors to reveal how they built their case against him. In motions filed Monday in federal court in Denver, attorneys for Jamshid Muhtorov...

  • Minor injuries in student pellet gun shooting

    Updated: 27 min ago

    CHERRY CREEK, Colo. (AP) — The Aurora Police Department is investigating after a Cherry Creek middle school student was shot in the leg with a pellet gun on a school bus and another student was injured while getting off the bus. Officials said four unidentified students were suspended...

  • New Vikings stadium nearly quarter complete

    Updated: 39 min ago

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nine months after the old Metrodome was demolished, the Minnesota Vikings' new $1 billion downtown stadium is nearly a quarter complete and will be finished on schedule in 2016, officials said Monday. Reporters and photographers were given a tour of the construction...

  • Green Bay, Rodgers hitting midseason stride

    Updated: 40 min ago

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Their quarterback is playing near-perfect football, their offense is stirring memories of the juggernaut it was in 2011 and their much-maligned defense is coming together after some early-season struggles. It's almost a rite of autumn for the Green Bay Packers...

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