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  • SC National Guard flies over Columbia, Florence

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    MCENTIRE JOINT NATIONAL GUARD BASE, S.C. (AP) — Fighter jets from the South Carolina Air National Guard are conducting an air defense exercise over the Columbia and Florence areas. Senior Master Sgt. Edward Snyder says people might see F-16 fighter jets escorting a civilian aircraft...

  • Venezuelan conspiracy theories a threat to critics

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Roderick Navarro was in class when he got the news that a high-ranking minister had accused him of plotting to assassinate Venezuela's president. His first thought was, "Not again." The 26-year-old student leader had already been accused by the ruling...

  • Despite sanctions call, UK approves arms to Russia

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — Britain is still authorizing the export of arms and military equipment to Russia despite the government's call for tough sanctions over Moscow's arming of separatist rebels in Ukraine, a group of lawmakers said in a report Wednesday. A group of legislative committees...

  • Gov. Christie visits Colorado for fundraiser

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is visiting political battleground Colorado for a fundraiser with the state's GOP gubernatorial candidate, Bob Beauprez, before heading to Aspen for events with other party leaders. Christie will be at a noon fundraiser in Denver on...

  • Seniors share homes for cost saving, companionship

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — It's not exactly "The Golden Girls," but for Marcia Rosenfeld, it'll do. Rosenfeld is among thousands of aging Americans taking part in home-sharing programs around the country that allow seniors to stay in their homes and save money while getting some much-needed...

  • Abu Sayyaf militants free anti-poverty workers

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Suspected Abu Sayyaf militants have freed three abducted aid workers in the southern Philippines after the government withheld anti-poverty funds, prompting an impoverished town to pressure the rebels to release the captives, officials said Wednesday....

  • US hedge fund files suit against Puerto Rico gov

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The government of Puerto Rico is now facing a second lawsuit in response to a new law that would allow certain public corporations in the U.S. territory to restructure their debt if needed. U.S. hedge fund BlueMountain Capital Management, LLC says in a...

  • Americans aplenty as UK's Booker Prize goes global

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — The Americans have arrived in force for Britain's Booker literary prize. Five U.S.-based writers are on the 13-book long-list for the prestigious fiction award, announced Wednesday. This is the first year writers of all nationalities have been eligible for the Booker,...

  • 2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry. The Sukhoi-25 fighters were shot down 1:30 p.m. local time Wednesday over an area called Savur Mogila. Defense Ministry spokesman Oleksiy...

  • Defense Ministry: 2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down in the east of country

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Defense Ministry: 2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down in the east of country.

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