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  • James rebounds, leads Cavaliers past Bulls

    Updated: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — Never mind that sluggish opener. LeBron James scored 36 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers rebounded from a home loss to New York to beat Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls 114-108 in overtime Friday night. "It was an opportunity to go out and redeem ourselves," James...

  • New question in Texas: Can Davis survive defeat?

    Updated: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    KILLEEN, Texas (AP) — It's a sunny afternoon just before the election and Wendy Davis isn't addressing an arena packed with adoring supporters, speaking on national television or working a hotel ballroom of top donors. Instead, the Democratic candidate for Texas governor is in a...

  • Senate changes as more former House members join

    Updated: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Tuesday's elections could leave the Senate with more former House members than ever. That could help amplify partisan tensions, making the atmosphere in the upper chamber similar to the rancorous tone of the rough-and-tumble House. Fifty-one senators served in the...

  • List of Senate candidates with House backgrounds

    Updated: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    Current or former House members who are Senate candidates in Tuesday's elections: Incumbent senators with House backgrounds: Mark Udall, D-Colo. Richard Durbin, D-Ill. Pat Roberts, R-Kan. Ed Markey, D-Mass. Thad Cochran, R-Miss. Tom Udall, D-N.M. Jack Reed, D-R.I. Lindsey...

  • Ukraine rebels to hold election, despite criticism

    Updated: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Rebel-held territories in eastern Ukraine prepared Saturday to elect legislators and executives in a vote that has been roundly condemned by the international community but backed by Russia. Work at some polling stations in the largest separatist-controlled...

  • 2nd soldier claims presidency in Burkina Faso

    Updated: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — A largely unknown military colonel emerged early Saturday to say he had taken the helm of Burkina Faso, hours after an army general had made a similar declaration following the ouster of the country's president of 27 years. Lt. Col. Issac Yacouba Zida...

  • Cruise ship stuck off Norway, no damage

    Updated: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian rescue officials say a Bahamas-registered cruise liner with more than a thousand people on board has run aground in northern Norway, in sight of the pier where it was to be moored. The Norwegian rescue services say some passengers have been allowed...

  • Iraqi officials: IS extremists line up, kill 50

    Updated: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials in Anbar province say at least 50 tribesmen and women have been lined up and shot dead by Islamic State group militants. Anbar councilman Faleh al-Issawi said Saturday that the people were killed in the village of Ras al-Maa, north of the provincial...

  • Iraqi peshmerga fighters prepare for Syria battle

    Updated: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Iraqi peshmerga fighters prepared Saturday to battle Islamic State group militants in the Syrian border town of Kobani, just hours after they arrived in a town that's become a focal point in the battle against the extremists. The force brought in badly...

  • Yemen Shiite rebels kill 4 Islamist party guards

    Updated: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen Shiite rebels attacked an Islamist party headquarters in a central province killing four guards and blowing up the building overnight, security officials said. The officials said the rebels, also known as Houthis, attacked the Islamist Islah Party...

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