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  • Shot that killed baby likely meant for gang-member father

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 1-year-old girl lying in her crib at home in Compton was struck in the head and killed by a bullet likely meant for her gang-member father, Los Angeles County sheriff’s…

  • Italians arrest Argentine prelate in swindle scheme

    ROME (AP) — An Argentine monsignor suspected of being behind a Ponzi scheme swindling investors out of 30 million euros ($34 million) has been put under house arrest in Genoa, Italian financial police said Wednesday.…

  • 2 female bombers kill 56 in northeast Nigerian refugee camp

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in a northeast Nigerian refugee camp, killing at least 56 people, health and rescue officials said Wednesday. A third woman bomber was arrested and…

  • California court throws out caddie lawsuit against PGA Tour

    PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Caddies lost their class-action lawsuit against the PGA Tour when a federal judge in California ruled they signed a contract with the tour that requires them to wear bibs as…

  • Adele holds tour warm-up in LA

    NEW YORK (AP) — Adele is warming up for her upcoming concert tour with a special show for fans in Los Angeles on Friday. The singer announced Wednesday that she’ll give a concert at The…

  • PP-Dem-Delg-All,100

    New Hampshire – Primary 293 of 300 precincts – 98 percent 24 of 24 Delegates allocated Bernie Sanders 15 – 62 percent Hillary Clinton 9 – 37 percent Martin O’Malley 0 – 0 percent Jon…

  • Prosecutor: Ex-LA sheriff to plead guilty in corruption case

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors say former Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca has agreed to plead guilty to lying during a federal probe of corruption at the jails he ran. U.S. Attorney Eileen Decker…

  • Lisa Borders announced as new WNBA President

    NEW YORK (AP) — Lisa Borders is the new WNBA President, the league announced Wednesday. Borders, who helped bring the Dream to Atlanta in 2008 as the city’s vice mayor, will become the league’s fourth…

  • North Myrtle Beach Chamber urging visitors to “Just Coast”

    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The Convention and Visitors Bureau of the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce is urging visitors to “Just Coast.” The chamber on Wednesday unveiled its new marketing campaign to…

  • Twitter tweaks its timeline in pursuit of more users

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is tweaking the way that tweets appear in its users’ timelines in its latest attempt to broaden the appeal of its messaging service. The change announced Wednesday moves Twitter closer…

  • Ex-employee of Israeli PM wins abuse case

    JERUSALEM (AP) — A former member of Benjamin Netanyahu’s housekeeping staff who complained he was mistreated and verbally abused by the prime minister’s wife was awarded $42,000 by a court on Wednesday. The Netanyahus have…

  • Retired jockey Ramon Dominguez to be eligible for racing HOF

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will allow retired jockey Ramon Dominguez to become eligible this year for Hall of Fame consideration. Dominguez, who announced his retirement…

  • Tax fraud trial postponed for French ex-minister

    PARIS (AP) — A French court has postponed the trial of a former French budget minister accused of tax fraud and money laundering until September, to give higher courts time to decide a legal issue…

  • Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idaho

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Thousands of snowballs rolled in a flat central Idaho field look like the work of hundreds of ambitious kids — except there are no human tracks. A rare weather event caused…

  • Hold the onions! Panera works to quell rage of wrong orders

    NEW YORK (AP) — Panera wants to eliminate one of the biggest scourges of eating out — bungled orders. The devil, as they say, is in the details, particularly when it comes to all the…