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  • No. 4 Oklahoma thrives in test at West Virginia

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    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Playing a long stretch of games away from home doesn't stir great concern for Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops and his players. The Sooners overcame their first deficit of the season to quiet a sellout crowd at West Virginia, and now fourth-ranked Oklahoma (4-0, 1-0...

  • Views of Libertarian running for Illinois governor

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    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Chad Grimm, a Libertarian on the November ballot for governor along with Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn and GOP businessman Bruce Rauner, sat down with The Associated Press for an interview. Here are details of his background and a sampling of where he stands...

  • Thousands march in Moscow against Ukraine fighting

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    MOSCOW (AP) — Tens of thousands of people marched through central Moscow on Sunday to demonstrate against the fighting in Ukraine and Russia's alleged complicity in the conflict. An Associated Press reporter estimated the crowd at about 20,000, although the city police department put...

  • Fire destroys building at former Md. naval station

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    ELKTON, Md. (AP) — State and federal authorities are investigating the cause of an early morning fire that destroyed a building at a former naval station in Cecil County. Authorities say 35 firefighters from Maryland and Pennsylvania were dispatched to the former Bainbridge Naval...

  • East Carolina, Mississippi St move into AP Top 25

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    East Carolina is ranked in The Associated Press college football poll for the first time since 2008 and Mississippi State moved into the Top 25 for the first time in two seasons after breaking a long losing streak against LSU. The top seven teams are the same as last week, starting...

  • Winston returns, Florida State believes it's No. 1

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    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston is back. Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher announced his quarterback was once again the starter shortly after the top-ranked Seminoles survived their biggest regular-season scare since Winston earned the job at the start of...

  • Ship saves 55 migrants off Libya; several die

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    ROME (AP) — The Italian coast guard says a cargo ship has rescued at least 55 migrants from Libyan waters after their rubber dinghy capsized. They say several bodies were spotted in the sea and up to 30 people might be missing. Coast guard officials said after the dinghy used a...

  • Kenya marks 1 year since Westgate mall attack

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    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Relatives of the dead, survivors and shop owners converged outside Nairobi's Westgate Mall on Sunday, lighting candles and laying flowers in memory of those killed a year ago when gunmen stormed the upscale mall. The attack killed 67 people and left Kenya's...

  • Pope in Albania urges Muslims to condemn extremism

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    TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Pope Francis called Sunday for Muslims and all religious leaders to condemn Islamic extremists who "pervert" religion to justify violence, as he visited Albania and held up the Balkan nation as a model for interfaith harmony for the rest of the world. "To kill...

  • Libertarian could help tip Illinois governor race

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Libertarian candidate running for Illinois governor recognizes he has little chance to win the November election, but he could play a significant role in deciding who does. Chad Grimm is a fiscal conservative who believes in minimalist government. The...

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