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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Justin Thomas won the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship on Sunday for his first Tour title, beating Richard Sterne with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff.Thomas hit a wedge from 75 yards to 2 1/2 fee ...more

AP News - 15 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Islamic State militants, who once relied on wealthy Persian Gulf donors for money, have become a self-sustaining financial juggernaut, earning more than $3 million a day from oil smuggling, human trafficking, theft and extortion, acco ...more

AP News - 18 hours ago

LONDON (AP) — How do you divorce after a 300-year union? It's complicated, and there is a deadline.If Scots vote yes to separation on Thursday, a clock starts ticking down to March 24, 2016 — the independence day declared by the Scottish governm ...more

AP News - Sep 13, 2014 10:31 PM

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Rescuers saved about 100 people overnight and recovered two bodies from a ferry that sank in rough seas after encountering steering trouble in the central Philippines, officials said Sunday.Coast guard Capt. Joseph Coy ...more

AP News - Sep 13, 2014 2:33 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of workers protesting what some are calling fast-food-like wages walked off the job Saturday at a Lear Corp. plant in northwest Indiana that makes automotive seats, beginning a strike that could affect a major Ford assembly ...more

AP News - Sep 13, 2014 1:30 PM

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Redskins owner Dan Snyder says he supports NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, stating he "has always had the best interests of football at heart" and "we are fortunate to have him."The team released a two-sentence statement on S ...more

AP News - Sep 13, 2014 12:44 PM

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ebola is thousands of miles away from Kenya's pristine Indian Ocean beaches, but the deadly disease appears to be discouraging tourism there and elsewhere in this vast continent.Harald Kampa, a hotelier near Mombasa, says ...more

AP News - Sep 13, 2014 12:16 PM

MILAN (AP) — European finance ministers agreed Saturday on the necessity of leveraging private investments with urgent structural reforms to relaunch the continent's moribund economy.The ministers focused on a proposal by Jean-Claude Junkers, in ...more

AP News - Sep 13, 2014 5:59 AM

PARIS (AP) — Netflix is tapping into six new markets Monday hoping to gain a big subscriber base around Europe, but is facing a frosty welcome in France. Well-established French competitors are trying to head off a Netflix wave, the government wants ov ...more

AP News - Sep 13, 2014 3:39 AM

BEIJING (AP) — China's factory output in August slowed to 6.9 percent from a year earlier amid waning export demand and a slump in real estate development that has undermined steel and cement production, according to data released by the National Burea ...more