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  • Gaza rebuilding slowed by trickle of aid, rivalry

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Several dozen tons of cement bags stored in a warehouse are one of the few tangible achievements so far of a $2.7 billion plan to rebuild war-wrecked Gaza Strip. The program was launched with high expectations at an international conference in Cairo on...

  • Mexico: Mayor linked to deadly attack on students

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials said Wednesday that a drug gang implicated in the disappearance of 43 students in a southern city essentially ran the town, paying the mayor hundreds of thousands of dollars a month out of its profits from making opium paste to fuel the U.S. heroin market....

  • Royals beats Giants 7-2 to tie World Series 1-all

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece. A...

  • Secretary of state candidates meet for 2nd debate

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Secretary of State Kris Kobach disclosed Wednesday night that he earns between $30,000 and $100,000 a year from his legal work outside his official duties as Kansas' top elections official, but his Democratic opponent said she thinks he is understating...

  • 10 Things to See in Sports: AP's top sports photos

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    Here's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports. Images this week include a soccer game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea in the English Premier League and the Royals defeat the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 in Game 4 of the...

  • Attorney says Kings' Voynov didn't hit girlfriend

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Slava Voynov's attorney says the Los Angeles Kings defenseman never hit his girlfriend, and blames Voynov's arrest on a misunderstanding caused partly by the couple's limited ability to speak English. Craig Renetzky is hopeful the NHL will end Voynov's indefinite...

  • Durbin, Oberweis face off in 1st US Senate debate

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin on Wednesday painted Republican state Sen. Jim Oberweis as too extreme for Illinois, while the GOP challenger argued that the U.S. Senate's No. 2 Democrat has been in Washington too long and is out-of-touch with his constituents. Meeting for their...

  • Rights group: Migrant workers abused in UAE homes

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Many Asian and African women working as domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates say their employers beat them with sticks or cables, punched and slapped them, and there's little they can do because they're excluded from the country's labor law...

  • Officials say they've ID'd all Ohio Ebola contacts

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Health officials believe they've identified everyone in Ohio known to have had contact with or been near a Dallas nurse who visited Akron before being diagnosed with Ebola, the state epidemiologist said Wednesday. Doctors no longer detect Ebola in the nurse's body, her...

  • Delaware candidates discuss gridlock, economy

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware's Democratic junior U.S. senator and lone congressman said Wednesday that trying to get things done in Washington can be frustrating, but they promised to continue working on bipartisan approaches to tackling the country's challenges if re-elected. Sen....

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