AP - ap.online.headlines.general http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.general News Sun, 21 Dec 2014 09:33:09 -0500 2 cops ambushed, fatally shot in car; gunman kills himself Sun, 21 Dec 2014 09:16:59 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/12/21/US--NYPD.Officers.Shot/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--NYPD.Officers.Shot c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:3c7a NEW YORK (AP) — The warning came just moments too late: A man who had shot his ex-girlfriend a few hours earlier had traveled to New York City and vowed online to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner. Reaction to the fatal shootings of 2 NYC police officers Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:10:54 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/12/21/US--NYPD.Officers.Shot-Reaction/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--NYPD.Officers.Shot-Reaction c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:3cca NEW YORK (AP) — Reaction to the fatal shooting of two New York City police officers on Saturday by a gunman who, according to authorities, announced online that he was planning to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner. US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:05:13 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/12/21/US--Sony.Hack/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Sony.Hack c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:3cb2 HONOLULU (AP) — The United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back onto its list of state sponsors of terrorism, President Barack Obama said as the U.S. decides how to respond to the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment that law enforcement has blamed on the communist nation. Nigeria's home-grown Islamic uprising poses regional threat Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:35:13 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/12/21/AF--Nigeria-Violence/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_AF--Nigeria-Violence c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:3c8a MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Thousands of members of Nigeria's home-grown Islamic extremist Boko Haram group strike across the border in Cameroon, with coordinated attacks on border towns, a troop convoy and a major barracks. 2014 frustrates US hopes for Israeli-Palestinian peace Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:19:03 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/12/21/US-United-States-Israel-Palestinians/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US-United-States-Israel-Palestinians c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:3cd8 WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is ending 2014 much in the same way he started it, frustrated in efforts to push Israel and Palestinians toward peace. Republicans fighting to hang onto Senate _ in 2016 Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:13:00 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/12/21/US--Senate-2016/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Senate-2016 c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:3cd9 WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate majority in hand, ascendant Republicans are set to challenge President Barack Obama and the Democrats on Capitol Hill come January. But a much tougher election map two years from now could force the GOP right back into the minority. Sierra Leone urges safe burials to stem Ebola Sun, 21 Dec 2014 09:30:29 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/12/21/AF--Ebola-Dangerous.Burials/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_AF--Ebola-Dangerous.Burials c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:3ce6 DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The radio announcement is chilling and blunt: "If I die, I want the deaths to stop with me." Australian woman charged with murder of 8 children Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:06:24 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/12/21/AS-Australia-Children-Killed/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_AS-Australia-Children-Killed c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:3ade SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian woman was charged with murder on Sunday in the deaths of seven of her children and her niece, whose bodies were found inside her home, police said. Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia Sun, 21 Dec 2014 07:59:02 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/12/21/US--Muhammad.Ali.Hospitalized/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Muhammad.Ali.Hospitalized c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:3b76 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Boxing great Muhammad Ali was hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia that was caught early and should result in a short hospital stay, an Ali spokesman said Saturday night. Novak's 40-yard FG lifts Chargers past 49ers Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:01:57 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/12/21/FBN--Chargers-49ers/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_FBN--Chargers-49ers c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:3ccb SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Philip Rivers looked at the 21-point deficit on the scoreboard at halftime and even he wondered whether the San Diego Chargers had it in them to come back. The season depended on it, so Rivers took charge. 10 years on, where did all the tsunami debris go? Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:16:02 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/12/21/AS--Tsunami-Debris/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_AS--Tsunami-Debris c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:3c04 BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — Cars. Fishing boats. Houses. Entire villages. The 2004 tsunami left Banda Aceh with mountains of debris up to 6 kilometers (4 miles) inland. Russia's sole independent TV forced into meager studio Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:31:58 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/12/21/EU-Russia-Independent-Media/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_EU-Russia-Independent-Media c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:3c94 MOSCOW (AP) — Among the five TV journalists interviewing Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, the odd one out was easy to spot. Mikhail Zygar's questions were sharper than those of the others, who headed back to spacious television studios while Zygar broadcast his piece from a Moscow living room. President Obama's Hawaii vacation: Day 1 Sun, 21 Dec 2014 01:51:32 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/12/21/US--Obama-Hawaii.Vacation/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Obama-Hawaii.Vacation c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:3c49 KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — How President Barack Obama spent the first day of his holiday vacation in Hawaii on Saturday: North Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:40:24 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/12/20/AS--NKorea-Sony.Hacking/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_AS--NKorea-Sony.Hacking c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:3703 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of "serious" consequences if Washington rejects a probe that it believes would prove Pyongyang had nothing to do with the cyberattack. A chance to breach divide for young in Cuba and US Sat, 20 Dec 2014 23:34:29 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/12/20/CB--US-Cuba-Next.Generation/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_CB--US-Cuba-Next.Generation c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:37b7 HAVANA (AP) — Daniela Martinez long figured that someday she would leave the struggles of daily life in Cuba and join her uncle in the United States, but after the events of the last few days, the 18-year-old medical student thinks exile may not be her only choice. Tourism suffers in winter of EU-Russia discontent Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:30:03 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/12/21/EU--Europe-Russia-Tourism.Troubles/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_EU--Europe-Russia-Tourism.Troubles c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:3ca3 PARIS (AP) — Russia's tensions with the West over Ukraine and the slump for the ruble are echoing through the French Alps — and unfortunately for some businesses, just in time for ski season. Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattage Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:09:08 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/12/20/US--Sony.Hack/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Sony.Hack c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:36a4 LOS ANGELES (AP) — The hackers who hit Sony Pictures Entertainment days before Thanksgiving crippled the network, stole gigabytes of data and spilled into public view unreleased films and reams of private and sometimes embarrassing executive emails. Panama's Noriega in prison 25 years post-invasion Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:30:08 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/12/20/LT--Panama-US.Invasion/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_LT--Panama-US.Invasion c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:37fa PANAMA CITY (AP) — Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega is nearly forgotten, languishing in a steamy jungle prison near the interoceanic canal while the country enjoys democracy and economic prosperity a quarter-century after the strongman was toppled by a U.S. military invasion. Raul Castro: Don't expect detente to change Cuban system Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:17:32 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/12/20/CB-Cuba-US/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_CB-Cuba-US c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:3750 HAVANA (AP) — Cuban President Raul Castro sent a blunt message to Washington Saturday as the White House works to reverse a half-century of hostility between the U.S. and Cuba: Don't expect detente to do away with the communist system. AP sources: Cops' killer angry at chokehold death Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:33:59 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/12/20/US-NYPD-Officers-Shot/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US-NYPD-Officers-Shot c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:38ef NEW YORK (AP) — A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two officers in a patrol car and shot them to death in broad daylight Saturday before running to a subway station and killing himself, authorities said.