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  • Slide, prayer by Chiefs player brings big buzz

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Husain Abdullah knew before he even reached the end zone he would drop to his knees in thankful prayer after intercepting Tom Brady in the fourth quarter of the Kansas City Chiefs' 41-14 victory over New England. He had no idea he would be penalized for it....

  • Nadal dominates in return at China Open

    Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    BEIJING (AP) — Rafael Nadal made a dominant return to tennis after a two-month injury layoff, beating Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-0 in 78 minutes at the China Open on Tuesday. Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray also advanced to the second round in vastly different fashion. The top-ranked...

  • Hawaii gov hopefuls face off in televised debate

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    HONOLULU (AP) — Candidates who are hoping to become Hawaii's next governor will face off in a televised debate. The Tuesday night forum will air on KITV at 8 p.m. and will last an hour. Three of four candidates were invited to participate. Republican James "Duke" Aiona, Independent...

  • 3rd-graders face high-stakes reading targets

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The games, ice cream and play rehearsals that 9-year-old Joshua Rowell experienced during summer school this year weren't just for fun. Joshua, like thousands of Ohio third-graders, had missed a state literacy target on a standardized test. He faced being held...

  • High court delays start of early voting in Ohio

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Early voting won't be starting in Ohio on Tuesday, following an order from a divided U.S. Supreme Court that delayed it until next week. Voters had been set to be allowed to cast early ballots beginning Tuesday for the November election. But in a 5-4 vote, the...

  • Families wait in agony for word on Ebola patients

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — First the ring tone echoed outside the barbed-wire-topped walls of the Ebola clinic. Then came the wails of grief, as news spread that 31-year-old Rose Johnson was dead just days after she was brought here unconscious by relatives. Soon her mother's sorrow...

  • UK government plans curbs on nonviolent extremism

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — Britain's interior minister on Tuesday proposed new powers to bar people with extremist views from appearing on television or publishing on social media even if they are not breaking any laws. Home Secretary Theresa May told a conference of the governing Conservatives...

  • HK leader says China adamant; students seek talks

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters demanded that Hong Kong's top leader meet with them on Tuesday and threatened wider actions if he did not, after he said China would not budge in its decision to limit voting reforms in the Asian financial hub. Chinese President Xi Jinping, in...

  • Officials: Wave of attacks kills 19 across Iraq

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Officials say a wave of bombings targeted commercial areas across Iraq has killed at least 19 people and wounded dozens. Police say the deadliest attack Tuesday took place in the revered Shiite city of Karbala, where a car bomb killed four civilians and two policemen....

  • Survivors of Lampedusa shipwreck to meet pope

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    MILAN (AP) — Survivors of the Lampedusa shipwreck that killed 368 migrants, mostly Eritreans, will visit the island and meet with Pope Francis to mark the tragedy's anniversary. Organizer Tareke Brhane said Tuesday that about 50 survivors, mostly living in northern Europe, will travel...

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