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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Oversized mugs of beer clink together as drinkers sitting under a canopy of trees in a Milwaukee public park listen to live accordion music and proclaim "Prost!" — the German equivalent of "cheers."It's a scene that harkens back ...more

AP News - 9 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.<table> <tr> <td>Total public debt subject to limit Aug 28</td> <td>17,678,020</td> ...more

AP News - 10 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge is suggesting a Russian tourist who climbed the Brooklyn Bridge be sentenced to community service — like cleaning a bridge.Yaroslav Kolchin was arrested Sunday after he climbed to the top of the bridge to take pictures. H ...more

AP News - 11 mins ago

A South Carolina woman who authorities say is a gang member known as "Lady Jamaica" has admitted lying to federal agents during their investigation of the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father.Chason Renee Chase, 24, pleaded guilty ...more

Reuters News - 12 mins ago

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - Suriname President Desi Bouterse's son pleaded guilty on Friday to charges of attempting to aid Hezbollah, a U.S.-designated terrorist group, and conspiring to import cocaine into the United States. ...more

AP News - 14 mins ago

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Former FBI Director Louis Freeh said Friday he was grateful for the care and support he has received since he was injured this week in a Vermont car crash.Freeh issued a statement through the office of U.S. Sen. Patrick Le ...more

AP News - 15 mins ago

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife took bribes and used their political muscle to promote a sketchy nutritional supplement because they were in deeply in debt and couldn't refuse the more than $165,000 in loans and gif ...more

AP News - 18 mins ago

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's formerly high-flying economy, once the darling of emerging markets, has fallen into recession, according to government data released Friday, as a legion of newly minted middle class citizens tightened their belts and halt ...more

Reuters News - 21 mins ago

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian authorities have arrested a Costa Rican man accused of trafficking shipments of cocaine to the United States on behalf of Mexico's infamous Sinaloa cartel. Oscar Antonio Berrocal, 52, was detained late on Thursday ...more

AP News - 30 mins ago

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — An American crocodile that bit two swimmers in a South Florida canal has died.Wildlife officials say the croc named Pancho died Friday morning while fighting capture by two trappers.Florida Fish and Wildlife spok ...more