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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Claims that New Jersey's plan to allow legal sports gambling violates federal law are meritless, the state wrote in a court filing in response to efforts by four major U.S. pro sports leagues and the NCAA to stop gambling from begin ...more

Reuters News - 6 mins ago

By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Oklahoma authorities have formally identified six people whose bodies were found in a western Oklahoma lake in 2013, bringing a resolution to missing persons mysteries that spanned decades, a spokesw ...more

Reuters News - 11 mins ago

By Joe McDonald MOUNTAINHOME Pa. (Reuters) - Pocono Mountain residents are upset now that a six-week-old manhunt for an accused cop killer has forced the cancellation of school, hunting season and even Halloween parades, but few have suffered ...more

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NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) — Georgia Democrat Michelle Nunn has spent the past month hammering away at Republican David Perdue's career as a business executive, making his role in outsourcing jobs a hallmark of her campaign for U.S. Senate.With two weeks ...more

AP News - 14 mins ago

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Sarah Palin is supporting an independent candidate for her former office instead of her lieutenant governor.The former Alaska governor hosted a reception for Bill Walker at her home Tuesday. Walker is running against Pal ...more

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BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Kosovo's foreign minister traveled to Serbia on Thursday for the first time since Kosovo declared independence in 2008, describing the visit as a historic event.Also in Belgrade, the Serbian capital, was Albanian Foreign ...more

Reuters News - 18 mins ago

By Barbara Liston (Reuters) - Hurricane Gonzalo caused between $200 million and $400 million in insured losses over the weekend on Bermuda, according to an estimate by AIR Worldwide, a Boston-based catastrophe modeling company. The ...more

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OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The mother of the gunman who carried out the deadly attack on Canada's seat of government said Thursday that she is crying for the victims of the shooting rampage, not her son.In a brief and tear-filled telephone interview ...more

AP News - 24 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo raced into the stretch run of his re-election campaign with help Thursday from a boldfaced name who threatened to overshadow him on stage: former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.Clinton, who ...more

AP News - 25 mins ago

CHICAGO (AP) — The judge overseeing a proposed head injury settlement with the NCAA has concerns about the deal and is holding off on granting preliminary approval.U.S. District Judge John Lee told a Thursday hearing in Chicago he's worried abou ...more