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HK leader: 'External forces' involved in protests


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HONG KONG (AP) -- Hong Kong's chief executive says "external forces" are involved in pro-democracy protests that have occupied parts of this financial capital for...full story
updated 2014-10-20 12:42 PM
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HK leader: 'External forces' involved in protests

Associated Press

HONG KONG (AP) -- Hong Kong's chief executive says "external forces" are involved in pro-democracy protests that have occupied parts of this financial capital for....Fullstory

2014-10-20 12:42 PM

Argentine town faces ghosts of its Dirty War
By ALMUDENA CALATRAVA
Associated Press

OLAVARRIA, Argentina (AP) -- Shade trees hide the crumbling farm house outside of Olavarria. Hidden at the end of a dirt path, the white plaster....Fullstory

2014-10-20 12:42 PM

National Football League Standings
By The Associated Press
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AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA New England 5 2 0 .714 187 154 Buffalo 4 3 0 .571 135 142 Miami 3 3 0 .500 147 138 N.Y. Jets 1 6 0 .143 121 185 South W L T Pct PF PA Indianapolis 5 2 0 .714 216 136 Houston 3 3 0 .500 132 120 Tennessee 2 5 0 .286 121 172 Jacksonville 1 6 0 .143 105 191 North W L T Pct PF PA Baltimore 5 2 0 .714 193 104 Cincinnati 3 2 1 .583 134 140 Pittsburgh 3 3 0 .500 124 139 Cleveland 3 3 0 .500 140 139 West W L T Pct PF PA Denver 5 1 0 .833 189 121 San Diego 5 2 0 .714 184 114 Kansas City 3 3 0 .500 142 121 Oakland 0 6 0 .000 92 158 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA Dallas 6 1 0 .857 196 147 Philadelphia 5 1 0 .833 183 132 N.Y. Giants 3 4 0 .429 154 169 Washington 2 5 0 .286 151 183 South W L T Pct PF PA Carolina 3 3 1 .500 158 195 New Orleans 2 4 0 .333 155 165 Atlanta 2 5 0 .286 171 199 Tampa Bay 1 5 0 .167 120 204 North W L T Pct PF PA Detroit 5 2 0 .714 140 105 Green Bay 5 2 0 .714 199 147 Chicago 3 4 0 .429 157 171 Minnesota 2 5 0 .286 120 160 West W L T Pct PF PA Arizona 5 1 0 .833 140 119 San Francisco 4 3 0 .571 158 165 Seattle 3 3 0 .500 159 141 St. Louis 2 4 0 .333 129 176 ___ Thursday's Game New England 27, N.Y.....Fullstory

2014-10-20 12:01 PM

NHL Capsules
By The Associated Press
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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jonathan Quick made 40 saves and Tyler Toffoli had a goal and an assist in the Los Angeles Kings' fourth straight....Fullstory

2014-10-20 11:22 AM

National Hockey League Standings
By The Associated Press
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EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Montreal 6 5 1 0 10 20 20 Ottawa 5 4 1 0 8 14 10 Tampa Bay 5 3 1 1 7 17 10 Detroit 5 3 1 1 7 11 8 Boston 7 3 4 0 6 15 17 Toronto 6 2 3 1 5 15 19 Florida 5 1 2 2 4 5 11 Buffalo 6 1 5 0 2 8 22 Metropolitan Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA N.Y. Islanders 5 4 1 0 8 20 15 Washington 5 3 0 2 8 18 11 Pittsburgh 4 3 1 0 6 16 10 Columbus 5 3 2 0 6 15 12 New Jersey 5 3 2 0 6 17 16 N.Y. Rangers 6 3 3 0 6 17 20 Philadelphia 5 1 2 2 4 17 21 Carolina 4 0 2 2 2 10 15 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Nashville 5 3 0 2 8 12 8 Chicago 4 3 0 1 7 12 7 Dallas 5 2 1 2 6 15 17 St. Louis 4 2 1 1 5 12 6 Minnesota 4 2 2 0 4 10 4 Colorado 6 1 4 1 3 9 20 Winnipeg 5 1 4 0 2 8 15 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Los Angeles 6 4 1 1 9 15 10 San Jose 6 4 1 1 9 20 15 Anaheim 5 4 1 0 8 18 13 Calgary 7 4 3 0 8 19 17 Vancouver 4 3 1 0 6 13 10 Arizona 4 2 2 0 4 13 18 Edmonton 5 0 4 1 1 11 25 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point....Fullstory

2014-10-20 11:01 AM

Argentine Standings

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BC-SOC--Argentine Standings ....Fullstory

2014-10-20 10:42 AM

Ben Martin wins 1st PGA Tour title in Las Vegas

Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Ben Martin made a 45-foot eagle putt to regain the lead and finished with a 20-foot birdie putt for a 3-under....Fullstory

2014-10-20 10:01 AM

Double-century maker Dunk in Australia T20 side

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Wicketkeeper Ben Dunk was named Monday in Australia's Twenty20 squad to face South Africa two days after hitting an unbeaten 229....Fullstory

2014-10-20 09:02 AM

USA to have top players for All Blacks test

Associated Press

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- The United States has reached an agreement which will allow it to include leading players based in Britain, France and....Fullstory

2014-10-20 09:02 AM

River Plate wins 3-0 and moves four points clear

Associated Press

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Colombian striker Teo Gutierrez scored twice as River Plate defeated Belgrano 3-0 on Sunday to move four points clear atop....Fullstory

2014-10-20 09:02 AM

China's ruling party opens meeting on rule of law

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- China's ruling Communist Party leaders have convened a conclave to guide policy for the coming year and discuss how to bolster the....Fullstory

2014-10-20 12:42 PM

Manning breaks Favre's TD mark in 42-17

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DENVER (AP) -- Peyton Manning became the NFL's new leader in career touchdown passes as the Denver Broncos toyed with the San Francisco 49ers in....Fullstory

2014-10-20 12:22 PM

Quick, LA Kings edge Wild 2-1 for 4th straight win
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jonathan Quick made 40 saves and Tyler Toffoli had a goal and an assist in the Los Angeles Kings' fourth straight....Fullstory

2014-10-20 11:42 AM

Sounders rally for 2-2 tie with LA Galaxy

Associated Press

CARSON, California (AP) -- Clint Dempsey and Lamar Neagle scored in the second half to give the Seattle Sounders a 2-2 draw with the LA....Fullstory

2014-10-20 11:22 AM

Brazilian candidates spar over poverty, corruption

Associated Press

SAO PAULO (AP) -- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff highlighted her government's achievements in reducing poverty while her rival used Sunday night's presidential debate to attack....Fullstory

2014-10-20 10:42 AM

Argentine Results

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BC-SOC--Argentine Results Argentine Football Results BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (AP) -- Results from Argentine football: Argentina Primera A ....Fullstory

2014-10-20 10:42 AM

Japan minister resigns over campaign fund charges

Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's trade minister resigned Monday amid growing controversy over allegations that she misused campaign funds. Yuko Obuchi said at a news conference that....Fullstory

2014-10-20 10:01 AM

Obama hits campaign trail, attacks Republicans
By JOSH LEDERMAN
Associated Press

UPPER MARLBORO, Maryland (AP) -- President Barack Obama marched on the campaign trail for the first time this year, accusing Republicans of peddling fear and....Fullstory

2014-10-20 09:02 AM

Kerry seeks Asia's help in anti-Islamic State push
By MATTHEW LEE
Associated Press

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has touched down in Indonesia for a brief visit aimed at building support for the....Fullstory

2014-10-20 09:02 AM

Hillstar wins Canadian International

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TORONTO (AP) -- British-bred Hillstar won the $1 million Pattison Canadian International, beating Big Blue Kitten by three-quarters of a length Sunday at Woodbine. Hillstar, ridden....Fullstory

2014-10-20 09:02 AM

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