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Faceoff in Hong Kong: 3 sides, all with options


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HONG KONG (AP) -- Tens of thousands of protesters filled the streets of Hong Kong and crowds of students blocked the entrances to government headquarters...full story
updated 2014-10-02 07:42 PM
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Faceoff in Hong Kong: 3 sides, all with options

Associated Press

HONG KONG (AP) -- Tens of thousands of protesters filled the streets of Hong Kong and crowds of students blocked the entrances to government headquarters....Fullstory

2014-10-02 07:42 PM

ECB buying bundles of loans could spur lending
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

The European Central Bank plans to start buying a type of bonds known as asset-backed securities. The move is aimed at spurring bank lending to....Fullstory

2014-10-02 07:22 PM

Roma visits Juventus in top-of-table Serie A clash
By ANDREW DAMPF
Associated Press

ROME (AP) -- The moods of Roma and Juventus couldn't be more different ahead of their top-of-the-table clash this weekend. Roma is euphoric following a hard-earned....Fullstory

2014-10-02 07:22 PM

FIFA recognizes Nigerian federation elections

Associated Press

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- FIFA has recognized this week's Nigeria Football Federation elections and says it has sent a letter congratulating new president Amaju Pinnick. Pinnick....Fullstory

2014-10-02 06:22 PM

Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (September 24, 2014

Associated Press

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 2, 2014--The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of September 24, 2014 ?V October 1, 2014. NORWALK,....Fullstory

2014-10-02 05:42 PM

South Africa government criticized over Dalai Lama

Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has sharply criticized the South African government after the Dalai Lama did not receive a visa to travel....Fullstory

2014-10-02 04:42 PM

Australian Parliament restricts veiled visitors

Associated Press

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Visitors who wear face veils to Australia's Parliament House have been restricted to sound-proof enclosed galleries usually reserved for noisy school....Fullstory

2014-10-02 04:22 PM

Bahrain's Kirwa wins Asian Games women's marathon

Associated Press

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) -- Bahrain's Eunice Jepkirui Kirwa has won the women's marathon at the Asian Games in a time of 2 hours 25.37....Fullstory

2014-10-02 04:01 PM

Your Top Plays for Today
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide ___ GIANTS SHUT OUT PIRATES 8-0 San Francisco Giants shut out Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 in wild-card game, advance to division....Fullstory

2014-10-02 03:42 PM

V. Williams out of China Open with viral illness

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- Venus Williams withdrew from the China Open with a viral illness on Thursday shortly before her third-round match against Petra Kvitova. The match....Fullstory

2014-10-02 02:42 PM

88 Nigerian soldiers accused of refusing to fight

Associated Press

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- A court-martial is accusing 16 Nigerian officers and 72 rank-and-file troops of a string of charges from cowardice to refusing to....Fullstory

2014-10-02 07:42 PM

Kazakh rider Iglinskiy suspended for doing

Associated Press

AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) -- The International Cycling Union says Kazakh rider Maxim Iglinskiy has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for EPO. Iglinskiy's suspension comes three....Fullstory

2014-10-02 07:22 PM

Global stocks down on recovery, Ebola worries
By YOUKYUNG LEE
Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Global stock markets were lower on Thursday amid worries about the strength of U.S. and European recoveries and the first....Fullstory

2014-10-02 06:22 PM

Bach: IOC will not reopen 2022 Olympic bid race
By STEPHEN WILSON
Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic body will not reopen the bidding process for the 2022 Winter Games after Oslo's withdrawal....Fullstory

2014-10-02 06:01 PM

Nishikori beats Young to advance at Japan Open

Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- Fourth-seeded Kei Nishikori beat Donald Young of the United States 6-4, 7-6 (4) on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the....Fullstory

2014-10-02 04:42 PM

New economics head vows tough EU budgets oversight

Associated Press

BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union's incoming economics chief vows to be an impartial and tough enforcer of the bloc's budget and deficit rules even....Fullstory

2014-10-02 04:42 PM

All Blacks change 2 for Springboks test

Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- New Zealand has made two changes in its forward pack for the final round of the Rugby Championship against South Africa. Prop Joe....Fullstory

2014-10-02 04:01 PM

CAS upholds Olaso's 5-year ban for match fixing

Associated Press

LAUSANNE (AP) -- The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected Spanish player Guillermo Olaso's appeal against a five-year ban and fine for match fixing. The....Fullstory

2014-10-02 03:42 PM

Asian stocks down on recovery, Ebola worries
By YOUKYUNG LEE
Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Asian stocks fell Thursday amid worries about the strength of U.S. and European recoveries and the first American case of....Fullstory

2014-10-02 02:42 PM

Hamilton looking for hat trick at Japanese GP
By JIM ARMSTRONG
Associated Press

SUZUKA, Japan (AP) -- Lewis Hamilton will be aiming to complete a hat trick of wins and extend his narrow Formula One championship lead over....Fullstory

2014-10-02 02:42 PM

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