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  • Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact

    Updated: 12 min ago

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament has ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union. Tuesday's vote draws a line under the issue that last year sparked Ukraine's crisis, which resulted in the ousting of the president, the annexation of Crimea by Russia and a war with the Russia-backed separatists that has killed more than 2,600 people.

  • Ukraine's parliament ratifies agreement to deepen ties with the European Union

    Updated: 16 min ago

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament ratifies agreement to deepen ties with the European Union .

  • Trump Plaza shuts down; 4th AC casino to close

    Updated: 24 min ago

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A fourth Atlantic City casino has gone out of business. Trump Plaza shut its doors at 6 a.m. Tuesday. The casino at the center of the Boardwalk and the end of the Atlantic City Expressway has been declining for years, performing worse than any of the city's other casinos. It joins the Atlantic Club, the Showboat and Revel, each of which has closed this year. And the contraction might not yet be over: Trump Plaza's parent company is threatening to close its sister casino, the Trump Taj Mahal, in November. The closings are mainly due to growing competition in nearby states in the saturated northeastern U.S. gambling market. Atlantic City began the year with 12 casinos; it now

  • 2 killed in pileup on mist-shrouded Dutch road

    Updated: 29 min ago

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Emergency services say two people have been killed and an unknown number injured in a pileup at least 150 cars and trucks on a Dutch highway shrouded in thick mist. The Zeeland Security Region said in a statement that the series of crashes happened early Tuesday on the A58 highway in the southern province of Zeeland. The highway was closed in both directions as a result. Authorities appealed to tourists to avoid the popular coastal region as emergency services treated the injured and worked to remove damaged vehicles.

  • Danish police: shots fired inside court building in Copenhagen; 1 killed, 1 wounded

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish police: shots fired inside court building in Copenhagen; 1 killed, 1 wounded.

  • AP NewsAlert

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — NATO-led force in Afghanistan says 3 service members dead, 5 wounded in suicide bombing.

  • Grant renewals bring $14.2 million to OMRF programs

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    The National Institutes of Health has renewed five research grants for the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, totaling $14.2 million.

  • Dog adoption event brings people to Myriad Gardens in Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    The DogHarmonyMatch.com event paired dogs up with prospective owners at Myriad Gardens in Oklahoma City.

  • Fairgoers at the Oklahoma State Fair experience frontier-themed entertainment

    By Carla Hinton, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    Visitors to the Oklahoma State Fair experience a variety of frontier-themed entertainment and interactive activities at the Centennial Frontier Experience area.

  • Attorney seeks dismissal of his lawsuit against Oklahoma's oil and natural gas production tax

    By Rick M. Green, Capitol Bureau | Updated: 8 hr ago

    Oklahoma City attorney Jerry Fent seeks dismissal of his lawsuit against a new oil and gas production tax

  • One Vision One Voice begins campaign to end homelessness in Cleveland County

    By Jane Glenn Cannon, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    A collaboration of homelessness providers has formed a One Vision One Voice campaign to end homelessness in Cleveland County by 2016.

  • Obama administration to assign 3,000 US military personnel to combat Ebola in West Africa

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama administration to assign 3,000 US military personnel to combat Ebola in West Africa.

  • Odile slams Mexico's Baja California

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Odile weakened to a tropical storm Monday night after blazing a trail of destruction through Mexico's Baja California Peninsula that leveled everything from ramshackle homes to luxury hotels, and left entire neighborhoods as disaster zones. About 30,000 tourists were being put up in temporary shelters in hotels and Los Cabos international airport remained closed. Emergency officials reported that 135 people were treated for minor injuries from flying glass or falling objects, but there were no serious injuries or deaths so far. The Mexican government said in a statement Monday night that army and commercial planes would be sent to La Paz and Los Cabos airports to get tourists out of the area.

  • Three arrested after Oklahoma bank robbery

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 7 hr ago

    Michael Deshun Stile, 22, Curt Gatewood, 33, and Brandon Bruner, 30, were arrested Monday after short pursuit, the FBI reported. The robbery occurred at the Bank of the West, 1201 S Air Depot Blvd., in Midwest City.

  • Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper is arrested on sexual assault, kidnapping complaints

    BY DARLA SLIPKE, Staff Writer | Updated: 7 hr ago

    Eric Roberts was arrested Monday in Creek County. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper was jailed in connection with sexual assault and kidnapping complaints.

  • Executive Q&A: Oklahoma financial planner loves helping families create wealth

    By Paula Burkes, Business Writer | Updated: 7 hr ago

    Executive Q&A: John Burns, a veteran certified financial planner and co-chief executive of Exencial Wealth Advisors, says financial success is about consistently making good decisions.

  • Oklahoma man dies from injuries suffered in August road accident

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 7 hr ago

    Dustin Delrea Tucker, 34, of Kiowa, died Aug. 30 from the injuries he suffered in a traffic accident in August, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported Monday.

  • Oklahoma City school district may save $4.8 million by terminating facilities management contract

    By Tim Willert, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    The Oklahoma City School Board voted unanimously Monday night to terminate the district’s management services agreement with Sodexo Operations after Chief Operating Officer Rod McKinley told members he has nine people maintaining 5,000 air conditioning and heating systems worth $80 million.

  • U.K. immigrants in Oklahoma weigh in on Scottish vote

    BY SARAH LOBBAN, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Tulsa’s Scotfest will coincide with this week’s referendum on Scottish independence.

  • President Barack Obama awards Medal of Honor to two Oklahoma men who fought in Vietnam

    By Chris Casteel, Washington Bureau | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    At a White House ceremony, President Barack Obama told the stories of bravery and sacrifice of Oklahoma men Donald P. Sloat and Bennie G. Adkins and awarded the nation’s highest military honor.