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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former NFL star Darren Sharper is moving closer to resolving charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted women in four states.Sharper faces at least nine years in prison after having pleaded guilty or no-contest to charges ...more

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HONG KONG (AP) — Malaysian authorities have denied entry to a radical Hong Kong lawmaker at Kuala Lumpur's airport, the second time this week they have barred one of the city's outspoken pro-democracy activists.Leung Kwok-hung said on his Facebo ...more

Reuters News - 26 mins ago

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese construction machinery maker Sany Group, which has been impacted by a sustained market slowdown, said it is venturing into smartphones, as part of a plan to diversify away from heavy machinery. Sany is the latest a ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — The first named tropical storm of the eastern Pacific hurricane season is expected to soon become a hurricane far off Mexico's coast.A day after forming, Tropical Storm Andres had maximum sustained winds early Friday near 70 mph (11 ...more

Reuters News - 44 mins ago

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong lawmaker and democracy activist Leung Kwok-hung was denied entry to Malaysia on Friday, the second time this week the country has stopped a Hong Kong democracy activist from entering. It was not immediately cle ...more

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ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:___10:30 a.m. (0830 GMT; 4:30 a.m. EDT)Germany's Justice Minister is quoted as saying FIFA's decision to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups in Russia and Qatar can't stand if it turns ou ...more

AP News - 47 mins ago

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A strong earthquake has struck in a remote region off the coast of Alaska and officials say there is no tsunami threat or immediate report of damage.The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-6.7 quake was centered in ...more

Reuters News - 51 mins ago

By Jan Strupczewski BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Damned if you do, damned if you don't. Some euro zone countries are accusing the European Commission of giving Greece false hope of new loans for less reform effort, but they still want Brussels to fin ...more

AP News - 58 mins ago

3:30 a.m. (CDT)Occupants of a houseboat that was adrift in Lake Travis in Austin were rescued early Friday.Austin-Travis County EMS say the 21 occupants of the boat were not injured and were being evacuated with rescue boats.Respon ...more

Reuters News - 1 hour ago

KIEV (Reuters) - A bomb exploded outside a sweet shop in Kiev that is owned by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's Roshen chain, police said on Friday. "The explosion made a hole with a diameter of 0.6 meters in the wall of the shop. It h ...more