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  • Top Romanian lawmaker in corruption probe resigns

    Updated: 53 min ago

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A key lawmaker in Romania has quit Parliament after prosecutors announced they are seeking his arrest on suspicion of influence peddling two weeks before a presidential election. Viorel Hrebenciuc, deputy speaker and a senior member of the governing Social...

  • 27 apply for adjutant general job in Alaska

    Updated: 54 min ago

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A selection team will forward for Gov. Sean Parnell's consideration finalists from among 27 applicants to serve as adjutant general of the Alaska National Guard. The team, appointed by Parnell, includes Maj. Gen. Michael McGuire, adjutant general for Arizona;...

  • Head of Iran's chief clerical body dead at 83

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A leading Iranian cleric, Ayatollah Mohammadreza Mahdavi Kani, who headed the country's most influential clerical body charged with choosing or dismissing the nation's supreme leader, has died. He was 83. Kani was the chairman of the Assembly of Experts, a body of...

  • Maine man charged with throwing baby down stairs

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine man has been charged with throwing his 3-month-old son down a flight of stairs, causing a skull fracture. Authorities say 39-year-old William Lord Jr. was charged with aggravated assault, domestic violence assault on a child less than 6 years old and...

  • Colorado man pleads guilty to child porn charge

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Colorado man has pleaded guilty to sending a picture of himself engaged in sexually explicit behavior with a minor to an undercover federal agent in Maine. David William Burkman, of Canon City, Colorado, pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Portland...

  • Wyoming-Fresno State game on ESPN2

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming fans will be able to watch the Cowboys play at Fresno State on ESPN2 on Nov. 1. The Mountain West Conference and ESPN announced the live telecast on Monday. The game will kick off at 8:45 p.m., Mountain Time. This will mark the fourth time thus far this...

  • Central Michigan star back Rawls to be sentenced

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — One of college football's top running backs faces sentencing in a Michigan theft case. Central Michigan's Thomas Rawls is to be sentenced Tuesday in Isabella County Trial Court. The 21-year-old from Flint is accused of stealing a woman's purse at a casino...

  • California nurses press governor on Ebola safety

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is scheduled to meet with the state's largest nurses union to discuss Ebola preparedness at hospitals and other health facilities. Leaders of the California Nurses Association will meet with him Tuesday as the union presses for more training...

  • Final SC governor's debate set for Greenville

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The five candidates for governor in South Carolina are meeting for a debate Tuesday for the last time before next month's election. Republican Gov. Nikki Haley, Democratic challenger Vincent Sheheen and independent Tom Ervin will join two minor party candidates...

  • China economy grows at slowest pace in 5 years

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth waned to a five-year low of 7.3 percent last quarter, raising concerns of a spillover effect on the global economy but falling roughly in line with Chinese leaders' plans for a controlled slowdown. The third quarter figures, released Tuesday, put...

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