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Al-Qaida in North Africa threatens to attack US diplomats

Muslim protesters burn a U.S. flag during a protest against American-made film

CAIRO (AP) -- Al-Qaida's branch in North Africa on Tuesday called for attacks on U.S. diplomats and an escalation of protests against an anti-Islam video that was produced in the United States and triggered a wave of demonstrations in the Middle East and beyond.

Apple shares hit $700 for first time

3:05 PM 09/18/2012

NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple's stock reached $700 for the first time on Tuesday, the day after it announced that orders for its iPhone 5 topped 2 million in the first 24 hours.

Romney to receive regular intelligence briefings from Obama administration

5:59 PM 09/14/2012

BOSTON — Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is expected to begin receiving regular intelligence briefings from the Obama administration in the coming days.

Delivery times rise for iPhone 5

2:58 PM 09/14/2012

NEW YORK (AP) -- Delivery times have climbed quickly as Apple takes orders for the iPhone 5, suggesting strong demand.

Hong Kong stamps out last major ‘occupy’ camp

5:05 PM 09/11/2012

HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA) sealed off access to the plaza of its Asian headquarters after court bailiffs evicted Occupy Central protesters, ending the last major holdout of the global anti-capitalist movement.

Paul Ryan to air TV ads for House seat during vice presidential run

4:20 PM 09/11/2012

HUDSON, Wis. (AP) -- Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan plans to begin airing ads in Wisconsin as he asks voters to elect him to an eighth House term that he hopes to never serve.

Paul Ryan selects ‘Bowhunter’ as Secret Service codename

11:13 AM 09/04/2012

According to a campaign official, it's "Bowhunter."

Dodge Ram drives increased Chrysler sales

10:10 AM 09/04/2012

DETROIT (AP) -- Chrysler's U.S. sales rose 14 percent in August on strong demand for Ram pickup trucks.

Andy Roddick retiring after US Open

1:37 PM 08/31/2012

NEW YORK (AP) -- Andy Roddick's tennis career will close at the U.S. Open, the site of his biggest triumph.

Hurricane Isaac hits New Orleans

12:33 PM 08/29/2012

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Hurricane Isaac began a slow, drenching slog inland from the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, pushing water over a rural Louisiana levee and stranding some people in homes and cars as the storm spun into a newly fortified New Orleans exactly seven years after Katrina.

France to begin murder investigation of Arafat’s death

4:58 PM 08/28/2012

PARIS (AP) -- French prosecutors opened a murder inquiry into the death of Yasser Arafat on Tuesday, his widow's lawyer said, after she and a TV investigation raised new questions about whether the Palestinian leader was poisoned.

Norway shooter Anders Breivik sentenced to 10-21 years

10:20 AM 08/24/2012

OSLO, Norway (AP) — A Norwegian court sentenced Anders Behring Breivik to prison on Friday, denying prosecutors the insanity ruling they hoped would show that his massacre of 77 people was the work of a madman, not part of an anti-Muslim crusade.

Several wounded in shooting outside Empire State Building

10:04 AM 08/24/2012

NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City police say at least four people have been shot outside the Empire State Building and that the gunman is dead. A witness says the shooter was firing indiscriminately.

Prosecutor: Lesbian woman lied about hate crime

5:15 PM 08/21/2012

LINCOLN, Neb. --- Police say a former University of Nebraska women's basketball star faked an attack in which she allegedly carved anti-gay slurs into her skin because she felt it would spark change.

Thiel, early investors dump Facebook shares

3:57 PM 08/21/2012

NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Thiel, one of Facebook's earliest investors and a member of its board, was among the insiders selling stock in the social network after a lockup expired last week.

Pussy Riot members get 2 years in jail

1:24 PM 08/17/2012

MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow judge sentenced three members of the provocative punk band Pussy Riot to two years in prison on hooliganism charges on Friday following a trial seen around the world as an emblem of Russia's intolerance of dissent.

Real-life Walter White most wanted in Tuscaloosa on meth charges

12:52 PM 08/17/2012

TUSCALOOSA, ALA - A man who shares the same name with television's most noted meth dealer is wanted by authorities in Alabama for allegedly violating his probation for a past meth conviction.

7 American troops dead after helicopter crash

2:32 PM 08/16/2012

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Seven American troops and four Afghans died in a Black Hawk helicopter crash on Thursday in southern Afghanistan, the NATO military coalition said. The Taliban claimed their fighters shot down the aircraft.

Ecuador grants asylum to Assange, defying Britain

11:35 AM 08/16/2012

CARACAS, Venezuela — Ecuador announced Thursday that it was granting political asylum to Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, who has been holed up for two months in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London awaiting the decision.