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  • Brown generates fundraising edge in governor race

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown has generated a big fundraising edge over Republican Larry Hogan in the Maryland governor's race, according to the latest fundraising reports filed with the state Friday. Brown, a Democrat, reported having more than $900,000 cash on hand on...

  • Brazil presidential rivals face off in debate

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's presidential candidates faced off in a heated debate Friday night just two days before their runoff election, with the focus on allegations of corruption and arguments over who could best spark a stalled economy. The widely watched debate came just hours...

  • BC-FIG--Skate America,2nd Ld-Writethru

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    HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Americans Madison Chock and Evan Bates won the Skate America ice dance short competition on Friday night. Chock and Bates scored 68.96 points, outclassing the field in a competition that featured the Flamenco and Paso Doble. The brother-sister combo of...

  • Hong Kong protesters to vote on govt offers

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong democracy activists will hold a two-day referendum starting Sunday to gauge protesters' response to government proposals to end the monthlong street occupation. Protest organizers said late Friday they would register public opinion at the main downtown...

  • NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving airline passengers who have had contact with victims of the deadly disease in...

  • Google exec sets records with leap from near-space

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space. Eustace's supersonic jump was part of a project by Paragon Space Development...

  • Chargers say Addae diagnosed with concussion

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Chargers followed proper medical procedure after safety Jahleel Addae had two scary reactions following hits in Thursday night's 35-21 loss at Denver, coach Mike McCoy said. Addae immediately fell to the ground after a hit on the first play of the game....

  • Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Islamic extremists since the...

  • Lava creeps toward road on Hawaii's Big Island

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — A growing lava stream threatening homes and inching closer to a rural road on Hawaii's Big Island oozed forward in fits and starts this week, frustrating some residents but giving officials a window of time to prepare. The narrow, leading edge of the lava flow is now...

  • Jobless pay OK for people fired for medical pot

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan appeals court says workers can qualify for unemployment pay if they're fired for using medical marijuana. In a 3-0 decision Friday, the court ruled in favor of a hi-lo operator, a hospital employee and a furniture repairman. The court says there was no...

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