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PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Renowned jazz clarinetist Buddy DeFranco, who led the way on his instrument in the transition between the swing and bebop eras, has died at the age of 91, his family said Friday.DeFranco's family told The Associated Pres ...more

Reuters News - 20 mins ago

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into a claim made in a call to a Texas border town police department that a Mexican organized crime cartel has kidnapped a U.S. Border Patrol agent, of ...more

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AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio couple who married on Christmas Day decided to share their vows in the hospital room where their 4-year-old son, Billy, is being treated for cancer.Sarah Lewis and William Cramer say over the years they made other wedd ...more

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PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Lava that was creeping close to a shopping center on Hawaii's Big Island remains stalled about 700 yards from the complex.The leading edge of the lava hasn't moved since Monday. But officials say there are slow-moving breako ...more

AP News - 23 mins ago

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A yellow Labrador that got spooked on a Christmas Day hike in the Columbia Gorge, snapping her leash and plunging 150 feet down a cliff, was rescued in the dark by a climber who rappelled to a narrow ledge where the dog was trappe ...more

AP News - 27 mins ago

FAIR OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Two vehicles collided head on in a fiery crash near Sacramento, California, leaving four people dead and two more seriously injured.The Sacramento Bee reports (http://bit.ly/1JTCGea ) the crash happened about 1:30 a.m. F ...more

AP News - 30 mins ago

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (AP) — J. Robert Beyster, a scientist-turned-entrepreneur who founded a small technology firm called Science Applications International Corp. and built it into one of the largest, most influential defense contractors in the country, h ...more

AP News - 33 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The wife and two sons of a policeman gunned down along with his partner in a brazen daylight ambush were joined at his wake Friday by hundreds of uniformed officers, including dozens who saluted as his flag-draped casket was carried int ...more

AP News - 35 mins ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sony's PlayStation network remains offline in an outage that began as video game players unwrapped new consoles on Christmas.Microsoft's Xbox Live service, which had also gone down, is back online but the company website say ...more

Reuters News - 43 mins ago

(Reuters) - Former "Saved by the Bell" actor Dustin Diamond, who played the nerdy "Screech" on the high school sitcom, has been arrested for stabbing a man with a switchblade at a bar north of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, police said on Friday. Dus ...more