AP - ap.online.headlines.general http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.general News Sun, 28 Aug 2016 00:58:57 -0400 Nevada becomes one of Trump's big hopes for swing state win Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:05:18 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2016/08/27/US.Campaign.2016-Road.to.270/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US.Campaign.2016-Road.to.270 c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:5381 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Russ Wheeler bears the financial scars of Nevada's lost decade, and he hopes Donald Trump can heal them. Warning of 'war' on farmers, Trump seeks support in Iowa Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:57:48 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2016/08/27/US--Campaign.2016/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Campaign.2016 c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:4ee5 DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Donald Trump warned Saturday of a "war on the American farmer," telling a crowd in Iowa that rival Hillary Clinton "wants to shut down family farms" and implement anti-agriculture policies. Kurdish-led Syria forces face off with Turkish-backed rebels Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:05:17 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2016/08/27/ML--Syria/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_ML--Syria c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:566a BEIRUT (AP) — Backed by Turkish tanks and reports of airstrikes, Turkey-allied Syrian rebels clashed with Kurdish-led forces in northeastern Syria in a new escalation that further complicates the already protracted Syrian conflict. Sheriff: Man confesses in killings of 2 Mississippi nuns Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:13:32 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2016/08/27/US--Nuns.Killed/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Nuns.Killed c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:4e5d DURANT, Miss. (AP) — A man suspected in the slayings of two nuns found dead in their Mississippi home confessed to the killings, a sheriff said Saturday, in the latest twist to a crime that has horrified people in the small communities where the women served. In North Korea, a hardboiled (and fictional) cop keeps watch Sun, 28 Aug 2016 00:55:37 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2016/08/28/AS-NKorea-A-Cop-in-Pyongyang/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_AS-NKorea-A-Cop-in-Pyongyang c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:5dbf NEW YORK (AP) — The hero, a police inspector, prowls a city known more for its political malevolence than its street crime. If you read the local newspapers, you could think it's a city with almost no crime at all. There have been no murders reported there for years, no bank robberies, no muggings, no rapes. The embrace of life: A story of 2 sisters in Italy's quake Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:59:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2016/08/27/EU--Italy-Quake-Two.Sisters/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_EU--Italy-Quake-Two.Sisters c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:547d ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) — In the chaos of Italy's devastating earthquake, an older sister's embrace allowed a young girl to survive. Scams & waste loom as charity millions donated after Orlando Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:23:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2016/08/27/US--Nightclub.Shooting-Charities/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Nightclub.Shooting-Charities c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:54b6 The more than 430 fundraisers posted on the GoFundMe website after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando have exposed weaknesses inherent in these popular do-it-yourself charity campaigns: waste, questionable intentions and little oversight. Colombian rebels announce final conference of peace talks Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:54:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2016/08/27/LT--Colombia-Peace.Accord/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_LT--Colombia-Peace.Accord c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:56ae BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Top commanders from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia are preparing to gather one final time in mid-September to ratify a peace accord reached this week with government negotiators and map out the group's political strategy without weapons. In wake of cousin's fatal shooting, Dwyane Wade speaks out Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:04:01 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2016/08/27/US--Chicago.Violence/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Chicago.Violence c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:4db9 CHICAGO (AP) — NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin was an innocent bystander, police said, pushing her baby in a stroller near a Chicago school where she intended to register her children when she was fatally shot Friday. Olympic champions Raisman, Hernandez feted by hometowns Sat, 27 Aug 2016 23:40:32 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2016/08/28/US--Olympians.Homecoming/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Olympians.Homecoming c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:5cee Thousands of people turned out to welcome gymnasts Aly Raisman and Laurie Hernandez back to their hometowns Saturday after they wowed the judges in the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Niners QB Kaepernick refuses to stand for anthem in protest Sat, 27 Aug 2016 18:38:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2016/08/27/FBN--49ers-Kaepernick-Anthem/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_FBN--49ers-Kaepernick-Anthem c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:578a SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the national anthem before games because he believes the United States oppresses African Americans and other minorities. Max Ritvo, poet who chronicled cancer battle, dies at 25 Sat, 27 Aug 2016 18:55:58 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2016/08/27/US--Obit-Poet.Ritvo/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Obit-Poet.Ritvo c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:4fa1 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Ritvo, a poet who chronicled his long battle with cancer in works that were both humorous and searing, has died. He was 25. You talkin' to me? English no longer a must for NYC cabbies Sat, 27 Aug 2016 12:30:38 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2016/08/27/US--NYC.Taxis-English.Test/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--NYC.Taxis-English.Test c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:547f NEW YORK (AP) — People who hope to drive New York City's famous yellow cabs must pass tests on such details as driving rules and where they can pick up passengers. But one test they no longer have to take? Whether they have a grasp of English. Grief erupts in Italy as nation honors, buries quake dead Sat, 27 Aug 2016 14:39:28 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2016/08/27/EU--Italy-Quake/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_EU--Italy-Quake c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:4ea8 ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) — Mourners in Italy prayed, hugged, wept and even applauded as coffins carrying victims of the country's devastating earthquake passed by at a state funeral Saturday, grieving as one nation after three desperate days of trying to save as many people as possible. Little precedent for $400 million cash payment to Iran Sat, 27 Aug 2016 09:07:33 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2016/08/27/US--United.States-Iran/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--United.States-Iran c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:52de WASHINGTON (AP) — A $400 million cash delivery to Iran to repay a decades-old arbitration claim may be unprecedented in recent U.S. history, according to legal experts and diplomatic historians, raising further questions about a payment timed to help free four American prisoners in Iran. Mosul fight is already redrawing the map of northern Iraq Sat, 27 Aug 2016 02:08:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2016/08/27/ML--Iraq-Kurdish.Expansion/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_ML--Iraq-Kurdish.Expansion c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:4ea9 QARQASHAH, Iraq (AP) — In the buildup to a long-awaited offensive on the city of Mosul, Kurdish forces are seizing new territory in northern Iraq that they say will become part of their autonomous region. The moves are further straining relations between the Kurds and the Baghdad government and Shiite militias, all ostensibly allies in the fight against the Islamic State group. The Latest: Friend says slain nun committed to helping poor Sat, 27 Aug 2016 14:49:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2016/08/27/US--Nuns.Killed-The.Latest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Nuns.Killed-The.Latest c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:4ee4 DURANT, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of two nuns in Mississippi (all times local): Does China still harvest organs of executed? Doctors divided Sat, 27 Aug 2016 09:36:04 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2016/08/27/AS-China-Organ-Transplants/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_AS-China-Organ-Transplants c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:4b34 BEIJING (AP) — A Canadian patient's receipt of a kidney transplant after waiting just three days during a recent visit to China raised an immediate red flag among surgeons at the Montreal-based Transplantation Society: A turnaround that quick indicates the organ likely came from the body of an executed prisoner. US: Clinton calendars won't be released until after election Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:23:37 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2016/08/27/US--Campaign.2016-Clinton.Foundation/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Campaign.2016-Clinton.Foundation c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:4fd2 WASHINGTON (AP) — Seven months after a federal judge ordered the State Department to begin releasing monthly batches of the detailed daily schedules showing meetings by Hillary Clinton during her time as secretary of state, the government told The Associated Press it won't finish the job before Election Day. Kaine's wife, Anne Holton, no stranger to political stage Sat, 27 Aug 2016 08:09:32 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2016/08/27/US--Campaign.2016-Anne.Holton/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Campaign.2016-Anne.Holton c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:4ee6 GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Anne Holton first stepped into the spotlight in 1970 as a white student enrolling in a predominantly black middle school in Virginia's capital as part of a push for school integration by her father, the state's governor at the time.