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 2014-08-02 06:06   

Reuters

[ US ]

  Colorado rolls out driver's licenses for illegal immigrants...

DENVER (Reuters) - Colorado granted driver's licenses to 62 illegal immigrants on Friday, officials said, during the first day of a controversial program that supporters say makes the streets safer and...



 2014-08-02 06:03   

AP

[ US News ]

  Push for charges in NYC police chokehold death...

NEW YORK AP -- New Yorkers enraged by a man's death in police custody see a medical examiner's ruling that blames a prohibited chokehold as a clear indication the officers involved should face criminal charges.....



 2014-08-02 05:30   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Medica has 5 hits, 2 homers in Padres' 10-1 win...

SAN DIEGO (AP) Rookie Tommy Medica had a career-high five hits, including two two-run home runs, and left-hander Eric Stults and three relievers combined on a four-hitter as the San Diego Padres beat the Atlanta Braves 10-1 on Friday night.Medica's p...



 2014-08-02 05:27   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Hate crime case resurrects racial wounds in NYC...

NEW YORK (AP) Yitzhak Shuchat, a white member of a civilian patrol group, and Andrew Charles, the black son of a police officer, came face to face in 2008 in a neighborhood with a history of racial strife that much is certain.But six years later, the ci...



 2014-08-02 05:23   

AP

[ Top International ]

  Israel bombards Gaza as it searches for soldier...

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip AP -- Israel is striking dozens of sites in Gaza as it continues a massive search for an officer it fears was captured by Hamas militants.....



 2014-08-02 05:22   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Israel bombards Gaza as it searches for soldier...

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) Israel is striking dozens of sites in Gaza as it continues a massive search for an officer it fears was captured by Hamas militants.Palestinians officials say at least 35 Palestinians have been killed in the early morning bomba...



 2014-08-02 05:20   

UPI

  Michael Strahan, fiancee break up...

Danielle HaynesNEW YORK, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Television host and former NFLer Michael Strahan calls it quit with fiancee of five years, Nicole Murphy....



 2014-08-02 05:19   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Push for charges in NYC police chokehold death...

NEW YORK (AP) New Yorkers enraged by a man's death in police custody see a medical examiner's ruling that blames a prohibited chokehold as a clear indication the officers involved should face criminal charges....



 2014-08-02 05:00   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Landslide blocks mountain river; 6 people die...

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) A massive landslide blocked a mountain river in northern Nepal and caused the water to form a lake that threatens to burst and sweep several villages, officials said Saturday.Rescuers have pulled out six bodies, but the death toll co...



 2014-08-02 04:58   

ITAR TASS

  Factory explosion in China kills at least 65...

Injured more than 120...



 2014-08-02 04:41   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Raul Ibanez homers to carry Royals past A's 1-0...

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Raul Ibanez homered to break his own franchise record for oldest Royals player to clear the fences, and Kansas City beat the Oakland Athletics 1-0 on Friday night.The 42-year-old Ibanez connected in the fifth inning for his fifth hom...



 2014-08-02 04:41   

AP

[ Top International ]

  Car factory blast in China kills more than 40...

BEIJING AP -- An explosion at an automotive parts factory in eastern China on Saturday morning killed between 40 and 65 people, state media reported.....



 2014-08-02 04:41   

AP

[ Top International ]

  Car parts plant blast in China kills 65, hurts 100...

BEIJING AP -- At least 65 people were killed Saturday by an explosion at an eastern Chinese automotive parts factory that supplies General Motors, state media reported.....



 2014-08-02 04:38   

Reuters

[ World ]

  Factory blast in east China kills at least 65: state TV...

BEIJING (Reuters) - A factory blast in China's eastern industrial province of Jiangsu has killed at least 65 people and injured more than 100 others, Chinese state media said on Saturday, citing government...



 2014-08-02 04:30   

AFP

  Gaza stirs US internship for Israelis, Palestinians...
 2014-08-02 04:22   

AP

[ Top International ]

  Hamas: Missing soldier likely killed in strike...

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip AP -- The Hamas military on Saturday distanced itself from the disappearance of a soldier Israel says is suspected to have been captured by Hamas fighters in Gaza.....



 2014-08-02 04:22   

AP

[ Top International ]

  Israel pounds Gaza as it searches for soldier...

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip AP -- Israel launched dozens of airstrikes early Saturday in the southern Gaza Strip as part of a large-scale search for a soldier Israel suspects was captured by Hamas fighters.....



 2014-08-02 04:16   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Abreu extends streak, White Sox beat Twins 10-8...

CHICAGO (AP) Jose Abreu reached base five times while extending his hitting streak to 21 games, and the Chicago White Sox scored four runs in the eighth inning to beat the Minnesota Twins 10-8 on Friday night.Abreu had three singles, scored twice and dro...



 2014-08-02 04:11   

ITAR TASS

  Number of injured in Germany’s trains collision climbs to 35...

BERLIN, August 02. /ITAR-TASS/. At least 35 people were reported hurt, four of them sustaining grave injuries, as two cars of a passenger train tipped over following its collision with a freight train on Friday night near the city of Mannheim in the south...



 2014-08-02 04:05   

ITAR TASS

  Pentagon asks Congress to allocate $19 mln in support of Ukrainian army...

Money was intended to provide training for Ukraine's National Guard forces, in particular to train four companies of soldiers and a headquarters element...



 2014-08-02 04:05   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Petit's homer leads Astros over Blue Jays, 3-1...

HOUSTON (AP) Gregorio Petit's wife Yessica didn't come to Friday night's game because she had a headache.She thoroughly regretted her decision after Petit hit his first career home run to help the Houston Astros to a 3-1 win over the Toronto ...



 2014-08-02 04:02   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Manny Roth, founder of Caf Wha?, dead at 94...

Manny Roth, a colorful club owner in Greenwich Village whose Cafe Wha? and its basement level stage was a rite of passage in the 1960s for Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Bruce Springsteen and many others, has died. He was 94.Roth, the uncle of Van Halen singer ...



 2014-08-02 04:01   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Puerto Rico braces for rain from tropical storm...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) Tropical Storm Bertha spun toward Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic early Saturday after dumping heavy rain across the eastern Caribbean and causing several power outages in the region.The storm had maximum sustained winds...



 2014-08-02 03:54   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  GPS satellite launched into space...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) A new Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite has been launched into space.An unmanned Atlas 5 rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station shortly before midnight Friday.The rocket carried a GPS 2F-7 spacecraft whi...



 2014-08-02 03:44   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Jets sign RB Michael Smith, cut S Brandon Hardin...

CORTLAND, N.Y. (AP) The New York Jets have signed running back Michael Smith and released safety Brandon Hardin.Smith was a seventh-round pick of Tampa Bay out of Utah State in 2012. The speedy 5-foot-9, 205-pound running back had three kickoff returns f...



 2014-08-02 03:35   

AP

[ Top Headlines ]

  George suffers serious leg injury in US exhibition...

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Indiana Pacers All-Star Paul George suffered a gruesome right leg injury late in the U.S. national team's intrasquad scrimmage Friday night.......



 2014-08-02 03:25   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Baseball Capsules...

BALTIMORE (AP) Wei-Yin Chen won his fifth consecutive start and had a season-high eight strikeouts to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night.Baltimore has won nine of its past 11 games and remained atop the ...



 2014-08-02 03:24   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Factory blast in east China kills more than 40...

BEIJING (AP) Chinese state media say an explosion at a workshop in an eastern Chinese city has killed between 40 and 65 people.State broadcaster CCTV says in a brief report that the blast in Kunshan city on Saturday morning left 65 people dead.The offici...



 2014-08-02 03:24   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Red Outlaw wins Real Good Deal Stakes at Del Mar...

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Long-shot Red Outlaw won the $200,000 Real Good Deal Stakes for 3-year-olds by a length at Del Mar on Friday.Ridden by Edwin Maldonado, Red Outlaw ran seven furlongs in 1:22.68 and paid $13.20, $8.20 and $5.40.Patriots Rule returned ...



 2014-08-02 03:24   

AP

[ Top International ]

  Hamas: Missing soldier likely killed in strike...

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip AP -- The Hamas military wing has distanced itself from the disappearance of a soldier Israel says is feared to have been captured by Gaza fighters.....



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