AP - ap.online.headlines.general http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.general News Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:05:20 -0400 Syria vote isn't last word from Congress on war Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:04:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/09/22/US--Congress-Wary.About.War/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Congress-Wary.About.War c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-2d9e WASHINGTON (AP) — As far as Congress is concerned, President Barack Obama's Mideast war strategy isn't in the clear yet. 10 Things to Know for Today Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:38:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/09/22/10-Things-to-Know-Today/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_10-Things-to-Know-Today c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-2d46 Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: Accused White House intruder to appear in court Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:57:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/09/22/US--White.House-Security/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--White.House-Security c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-2de5 WASHINGTON (AP) — Following an embarrassing security breach at the White House, one of the most closely protected buildings in the world, the Secret Service is said to be considering establishing new checkpoints to screen tourists in public areas near the presidential mansion. Obama and immigration: High hopes, a mixed record Mon, 22 Sep 2014 03:44:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/09/22/US--Obama-Immigration/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Obama-Immigration c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-2dd2 WASHINGTON (AP) — There were about 30, all Mexican nationals desperate to avoid deportations that would separate them from their families. Living in Illinois, they appealed for help from their new U.S. senator, Barack Obama. Affluence eludes poor crowding into Asian cities Mon, 22 Sep 2014 05:03:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/09/22/AS--Wealth.Gap-Asia-Unequal.Cities-ABRIDGED/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_AS--Wealth.Gap-Asia-Unequal.Cities-ABRIDGED c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-2dad JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Down a concrete path, between rail tracks that buzz with each approaching train and a river choked by plastic and raw sewage, Asih Binti Arif cradles her baby and reflects on dreams gone dark. Man seen with missing UVa student being sought Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:04:40 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/09/22/US-Missing-UVa-Student/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US-Missing-UVa-Student c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-2d3b CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Authorities were searching for a man believed to be the last person seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared on arrest warrants charging him with reckless driving. Some 130,000 Syrians reach Turkey, fleeing IS Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:03:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/09/22/EU-Turkey-Syria-Refugees/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_EU-Turkey-Syria-Refugees c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-2db1 SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Some 130,000 Syrian refugees have reached Turkey in the past four days after fleeing the advance of Islamic State militants, Turkey's deputy prime minister said Monday, warning that the number could rise further as the militants press ahead with an onslaught. Police find rifle carried by ambush suspect Mon, 22 Sep 2014 02:15:46 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/09/22/US--Police.Barracks.Shooting/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Police.Barracks.Shooting c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-2df7 CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have had no confirmed sightings of the alleged gunman who is accused of a deadly ambush at a police barracks 10 days ago, but they say they have found an assault rifle he was carrying and believe they are hot on his trail in the dense northeastern Pennsylvania woods. NASA's Maven spacecraft enters Mars orbit Mon, 22 Sep 2014 04:36:46 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/09/22/US-SCI-Mars-Maven/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US-SCI-Mars-Maven c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-2d88 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's Maven spacecraft entered orbit around Mars for an unprecedented study of the red planet's atmosphere following a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago. Cowboys, Eagles and Ravens pull off comeback wins Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:20:21 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/09/22/FBN--NFL.Rdp/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_FBN--NFL.Rdp c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-2d2c Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys were big-time comeback kids in Week 3 of the NFL season. Week of diplomacy: Israel-Hamas talks, Abbas at UN Mon, 22 Sep 2014 01:35:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/09/22/ML--Israel-Palestinians-Glance/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_ML--Israel-Palestinians-Glance c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-2e05 RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — It's a busy week in Mideast diplomacy, book-ended by the launch of Israel-Hamas talks about a border deal for blockaded Gaza and the Palestinian president's U.N. speech about a new strategy for dealing with Israel. Russia wants to keep Ukraine off UN radar Mon, 22 Sep 2014 05:30:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/09/22/UN--Russia-Low.Profile-Analysis/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_UN--Russia-Low.Profile-Analysis c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-2d89 UNITED NATIONS (AP) — As world leaders gather at the U.N. this week, the U.S. and its European allies are consumed by efforts to blunt the savage advance of the Islamic State group, to end the raging Ebola epidemic and to make progress in nuclear negotiations with Iran. That's likely just fine with Vladimir Putin, since these issues distract from Russia's presence in neighboring Ukraine. Cuban baseball opening runs into trouble Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:15:31 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/09/22/BBO--Cuba-Baseball/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_BBO--Cuba-Baseball c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-2e2a HAVANA (AP) — Cuba's unprecedented effort to stop a devastating baseball talent drain doesn't seem to be working, with a string of stars leaving for the major leagues in the year since the government allowed a small number to play professionally overseas. NASA's Maven explorer arrives at Mars after a year Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:39:53 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/09/22/US-SCI--Mars-Maven/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US-SCI--Mars-Maven c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-2e71 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's Maven spacecraft arrived at Mars late Sunday after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago. Crews make progress on huge California wildfire Mon, 22 Sep 2014 03:25:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/09/22/US--California.Wildfires/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--California.Wildfires c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-2dd0 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cooler, wet weather helped firefighters make progress on a huge Northern California wildfire that destroyed nearly three-dozen structures, forced the evacuation of more than 2,000 people and forced the cancellation of a sporting event because of the smoke. Global marches draw attention to climate change Sun, 21 Sep 2014 20:28:20 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/09/21/US--Climate.March/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Climate.March c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-3196 NEW YORK (AP) — Tens of thousands of activists walked through Manhattan on Sunday, warning that climate change is destroying the Earth — in stride with demonstrators around the world who urged policymakers to take quick action. New Afghan president, but vote totals kept secret Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:03:56 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/09/21/AS-Afghanistan/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_AS-Afghanistan c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-32c0 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Ending months of vote-related tension, Afghanistan's election commission named a new president Sunday only hours after the leading candidates signed a power-sharing deal that names one of them as the country's new chief executive. Dynamiting barely dents Peru's narco air bridge Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:16:29 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/09/22/LT--Peru-Cocaine.Airstrips-Photo.Gallery/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_LT--Peru-Cocaine.Airstrips-Photo.Gallery c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-2e2b PICHARI, Peru (AP) — The dynamiting of clandestine airstrips by Peruvian security forces in the world's No. 1 coca-growing valley cuts into profits but hardly discourages cocaine traffickers who net tens of thousands of dollars with each Bolivia-bound flight. 32 structures destroyed in California wildfire Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:48:51 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/09/21/US--California.Wildfires/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--California.Wildfires c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-3263 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Light rain and cooler temperatures helped firefighters makes advances Sunday against a huge Northern California wildfire that has destroyed nearly three-dozen structures. Relatives: Vet arrested at White House needs help Sun, 21 Sep 2014 19:35:41 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/09/21/US--White.House-Security/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--White.House-Security c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-3259 MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — An Iraq war veteran accused of scaling a fence and making it into the White House before the Secret Service stopped him posed no threat to anyone and needs counseling instead of prosecution, members of his family said Sunday.