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Ginsburg has surgery for coronary blockage

bigstory.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has had surgery to place a stent in her right coronary artery. Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg says the 81-year-old Ginsburg had the procedure Wednesday morning after a coronary blockage was discovered. Arberg says Ginsburg had some discomfort Tuesday night during routine exercise and was taken to the hospital.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: BREAKING: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has heart stent implanted to address artery blockage: apne.ws/1ybQ2Ml

Nov 26, 2014

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has heart stent implanted to address artery blockage: apne.ws/1ybQ2Ml via @ap

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: BREAKING: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has heart stent implanted to address artery blockage: apne.ws/1ybQ2Ml

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: BREAKING: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has heart stent implanted to address artery blockage: apne.ws/1ybQ2Ml

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Cleveland to release video of boy shot by officer

bigstory.ap.org — CLEVELAND (AP) - Cleveland police planned to release surveillance video from an officer's fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy who turned out to be carrying a replica gun. A department spokeswoman said video and audio evidence would be released Wednesday afternoon, when police Chief Calvin Williams provides an update on the investigation.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: Cleveland police plan to release names of officers involved in 12-year-old's fatal shooting at playground: apne.ws/1yc4ZOF

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: Cleveland police say they'll release surveillance video showing officer's fatal shooting of 12-year-old boy: apne.ws/1rk8B1A

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: Cleveland police say they'll release surveillance video showing officer's fatal shooting of 12-year-old boy: apne.ws/1rk8B1A

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: Cleveland police say they'll release surveillance video showing officer's fatal shooting of 12-year-old boy: apne.ws/1rk8B1A

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: Cleveland police say they'll release surveillance video showing officer's fatal shooting of 12-year-old boy: apne.ws/1rk8B1A

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Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: Authorities: 2 FBI agents shot in north St. Louis County; not known if shooting is related to unrest in Ferguson: apne.ws/1pmrT5d

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: Authorities: 2 FBI agents shot in north St. Louis County; not known if shooting is related to unrest in Ferguson: apne.ws/1pmrT5d

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: Authorities: 2 FBI agents shot in north St. Louis County; not known if shooting is related to unrest in Ferguson: apne.ws/1pmrT5d

Nov 26, 2014

@AP: 2 FBI agents shot in N. St. Louis County; not known if shooting is related to unrest in Ferguson: apne.ws/1pmrT5d” It is not.

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: Authorities: 2 FBI agents shot in north St. Louis County; not known if shooting is related to unrest in Ferguson: apne.ws/1pmrT5d

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Black Friday gun buys test background check system

bigstory.ap.org — BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) - Black Friday isn't just when shoppers rush to stores for holiday sales. It's also one of the busiest days of the year for gun purchases. In the U.S., there are nine guns for every 10 people. Someone is killed with a firearm every 16 minutes.
Nov 26, 2014

Great read MT @AP: #BlackFriday is 1 of busiest days of year for gun sales, taxing nation's background check system: apne.ws/15yQzP6

Nov 26, 2014

Black Friday is one of busiest days of year for gun sales, taxing nation's background check system: apne.ws/15yQzP6 #America

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: Black Friday is one of busiest days of year for gun sales, taxing nation's background check system: apne.ws/15yQzP6

Nov 26, 2014

AP: "Black Friday is one of busiest days of year for gun sales, taxing nation's background check system" apne.ws/15yQzP6

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Canada police arrest ex-radio host in sex case

bigstory.ap.org — TORONTO (AP) - Police arrested a prominent former Canadian Broadcast Corp. radio host on sexual assault charges on Wednesday. Toronto police said in a statement that former CBC star radio host Jian Ghomeshi has been charged with four counts of sexual assault and one count of what they called "overcome resistance - choking."
Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: Former Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi arrested, charged with 4 counts of sexual assault: apne.ws/1rkvhyL

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: Former Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi arrested, charged with 4 counts of sexual assault: apne.ws/1rkvhyL

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: Former Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi arrested, charged with 4 counts of sexual assault: apne.ws/1rkvhyL

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: Former Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi arrested, charged with 4 counts of sexual assault: apne.ws/1rkvhyL

2 FBI agents shot, injured in St. Louis area

bigstory.ap.org — ST. LOUIS (AP) - An FBI spokeswoman says two special agents have been shot in St. Louis County, and that it is not directly related to the Ferguson protests. Rebecca Wu, a spokeswoman with the FBI St. Louis Division, says the agents were assisting the University City Police Department execute an arrest warrant at 2:53 a.m.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP_Politics: 2 FBI agents shot, hurt in St. Louis area; spokeswoman says not related to Ferguson protests. apne.ws/1Cgvojg

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP_Politics: 2 FBI agents shot, hurt in St. Louis area; spokeswoman says not related to Ferguson protests. apne.ws/1Cgvojg

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: 2 FBI agents shot, hurt in St. Louis area; spokeswoman says not directly related to protests: apne.ws/1CfmEdt

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: 2 FBI agents shot, hurt in St. Louis area; spokeswoman says not directly related to protests: apne.ws/1CfmEdt

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: 2 FBI agents shot, hurt in St. Louis area; spokeswoman says not directly related to protests: apne.ws/1CfmEdt

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Ferguson mayor: National Guard deployment delayed

bigstory.ap.org — FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Ferguson's mayor is criticizing what he says was delayed National Guard deployment as violent protests broke out following the grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson. Ferguson Mayor James Knowles on Tuesday called the decision to delay the deployment "deeply disturbing." Missouri Gov.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @AP: BREAKING: Missouri governor says more than 2,200 National Guardsmen will be in Ferguson area tonight apne.ws/1vdr26l

Nov 25, 2014

RT @AP: BREAKING: Missouri governor says more than 2,200 National Guardsmen will be in Ferguson area tonight apne.ws/1vdr26l

Nov 25, 2014

Missouri governor: 2,200 National Guardsmen to be in region near #Ferguson tonight. bigstory.ap.org/article/a22daa…

Nov 25, 2014

RT @TomAhernATF: Missouri governor says more than 2,200 National Guardsmen will be in #Ferguson area tonight. apne.ws/1vdr26l

Nov 25, 2014

RT @AP: BREAKING: Missouri governor says more than 2,200 National Guardsmen will be in Ferguson area tonight apne.ws/1vdr26l

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Applications for US jobless aid jump to 313,000

bigstory.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits jumped last week, pushing total applications above 300,000 for the first time in nearly three months. The Labor Department says weekly applications rose 21,000 to a seasonally adjusted 313,000, the highest level since the first week of September.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP_Politics: Applications for US unemployment benefits top 300,000 for first time in nearly 3 months, reports @ChrisRugaber. apne.ws/1CgxIXJ

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: BREAKING: Applications for US unemployment benefits top 300,000 for first time in nearly 3 months: apne.ws/1FqsJlr

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: BREAKING: Applications for US unemployment benefits top 300,000 for first time in nearly 3 months: apne.ws/1FqsJlr

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: BREAKING: Applications for US unemployment benefits top 300,000 for first time in nearly 3 months: apne.ws/1FqsJlr

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: BREAKING: Applications for US unemployment benefits top 300,000 for first time in nearly 3 months: apne.ws/1FqsJlr

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Nov 26, 2014

RT @etuckerAP: Re-upping: Ferguson decision fits pattern of not charging cops for shootings. US case would be even harder. apne.ws/1ygMtFK

Nov 26, 2014

RT @etuckerAP: Re-upping: Ferguson decision fits pattern of not charging cops for shootings. US case would be even harder. apne.ws/1ygMtFK

Nov 26, 2014

RT @etuckerAP: Re-upping: Ferguson decision fits pattern of not charging cops for shootings. US case would be even harder. apne.ws/1ygMtFK

Nov 26, 2014

Re-upping: Ferguson decision fits pattern of not charging cops for shootings. US case would be even harder. apne.ws/1ygMtFK

Boston wants to take Olympics back to school

bigstory.ap.org — BOSTON (AP) - Field hockey at Harvard Stadium. Fencing and archery at MIT. Horses for the equestrian events cared for at the Tufts Hospital for Large Animals. Welcome to the University Games.

Beloved macaws bring harmony to Caracas' chaos

bigstory.ap.org — CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - In one of the world's most-hostile urban jungles, the spectacle of rainbow-colored tropical birds streaking across the late-afternoon sky has become a natural respite from rampant crime and choking pollution. Macaws are thriving amid the high-rises and traffic of Caracas thanks to a group of amateur birders who feed them and watch out for their nests.

Hiker photographed bear before it killed him

bigstory.ap.org — WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey hiker killed by a bear in September took a series of photos of the animal with his cellphone before it mauled him to death.
Nov 26, 2014

And in other news, the Darwin Awards have a new leader: Hiker photographed bear before it killed him apne.ws/11uQ4Dj

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: New Jersey hiker killed by bear took photos of it before his death (with photo): apne.ws/1CgKzsI

Longtime AP reporter Juan Carlos Llorca dies at 40

ap.org — Nov. 25, 2014 In this Oct. 25, 2010 photo, Juan Carlos Llorca smiles during a press conference in Guatemala City. Llorca, El Paso correspondent for The Associated Press and a veteran reporter in his native Guatemala, has died. He collapsed at his home in El Paso on Monday, Nov.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @fbajak: Terribly saddened by sudden death of friend and colleague @AP reporter Juan Carlos Llorca at age 40: apne.ws/1yWH0lL

Nov 26, 2014

RT @fbajak: Terribly saddened by sudden death of friend and colleague @AP reporter Juan Carlos Llorca at age 40: apne.ws/1yWH0lL

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP_CorpComm: Longtime @AP reporter Juan Carlos Llorca dies at 40: apne.ws/1yWH0lL

Nov 26, 2014

Terribly saddened by sudden death of friend and colleague @AP reporter Juan Carlos Llorca at age 40: apne.ws/1yWH0lL

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Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: PHOTOS: Iran's Jewish community finds greater acceptance under President Rouhani: apne.ws/1rsJRic

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP PHOTOS: Iran's Jewish community finds greater acceptance under President Rouhani: apne.ws/1rsJRic

Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: PHOTOS: Iran's Jewish community finds greater acceptance under President Rouhani: apne.ws/1rsJRic

DC Olympic bid touts 'unity' over dysfunction

bigstory.ap.org — WASHINGTON (AP) - Place your hands together in just the right way, with thumbs overlapping and the other fingers pointing to the sky, and you've created the symbol for 2024 Olympics in the nation's capital. It's supposed to be a "U'' for unity.

San Francisco's bid for 2024 Olympics taking shape

bigstory.ap.org — SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - This tech-booming city, home to Twitter and other innovative startups, is experiencing its greatest growth since the California Gold Rush more than 150 years ago. With the climate ripe for commerce, local organizers think they can make a strong case to bring the 2024 Olympics here.

Ferguson shooting grand jury documents

hosted.ap.org — The Associated Press has obtained a copy of the testimony and evidence presented to the grand jury that declined to indict Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. Clicking a document link will open a new window.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @MCipriani_WTAE: Everyone is entitled to an opinion. Please have an educated one. hosted.ap.org/specials/inter…

Nov 25, 2014

Want to read the evidence presented before the grand jury in the #MichaelBrown case? Here's the link: hosted.ap.org/specials/inter… #Ferguson

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Fuente producing major turnaround at Memphis

collegefootball.ap.org — The blue-collar mentality that has made Memphis one of the season's biggest surprises is apparent whenever the Tigers make a big play. Nobody celebrates by himself. Senior linebacker Charles Harris says that's a message handed down by coach Justin Fuente, who has revitalized a program that went 5-31 in the three years before the former TCU offensive coordinator's arrival.

Guard reinforcements contain damage in Ferguson

bigstory.ap.org — FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to indict the white police officer who killed Michael Brown. Demonstrators returned Tuesday to the riot-scarred streets.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @AP: Second night of protests in Ferguson met with national guard reinforcements; less property damage reported: apne.ws/1rtCNSs

Nov 26, 2014

National Guard reinforcements contain damage in Ferguson, Missouri. apne.ws/1Cev4Bz