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at 00:49 on October 09, 2015, EDT.

UN announces national unity government for Libya, but now 2 sides, Libyans must OK the names

SKHIRAT, Morocco - The U.N. envoy for Libya has proposed a national unity government for Libya after months of difficult talks between the north African country's two rival governments, but now it's up to the two parliaments and Libyans themselves to approve it.


at 00:20 on October 09, 2015, EDT.

6 utility employees injured in Washington state dam explosion on Columbia River, dam stable

MATTAWA, Wash. - An explosion at a hydroelectric dam on Washington's Columbia River Thursday injured six workers, but did not compromise the dam's structure and posed no risk to the public, officials said.


at 23:53 on October 08, 2015, EDT.

City reaches $6.5M settlement with family of unarmed black man killed by white officer

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - City officials in South Carolina approved a $6.5 million settlement Thursday with the family of an unarmed black man fatally shot by a white police officer who was captured on cellphone video firing at the man's back as he ran away.


at 23:22 on October 08, 2015, EDT.

Facebook hopes users in Spain and Ireland will 'love' their new emotion buttons

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Sometimes "Like" just doesn't cut it. So how about Love or Angry? Haha or Sad? Or just Yay or Wow?


at 22:56 on October 08, 2015, EDT.

Celebrity chef Paul Prudhomme, Cajun who popularized spicy Louisiana cuisine, dies at 75

NEW ORLEANS - Paul Prudhomme, the Cajun who popularized spicy Louisiana cuisine and became one of the first American restaurant chefs to achieve worldwide fame, died Thursday. He was 75.


at 22:50 on October 08, 2015, EDT.

California to phase out microbeads in soap, other products sold in state starting in 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Thursday requiring California to phase out the use of microscopic exfoliating beads in personal care products sold in the state starting in 2020 to protect fish and wildlife.


at 22:49 on October 08, 2015, EDT.

Rare remnants of central Pacific tropical storm to affect Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska - The remnants of a tropical storm were expected to bring heavy rains and gusty winds to parts of southeast Alaska on Friday in what is a rare weather event.


at 21:43 on October 08, 2015, EDT.

US airman who thwarted French train attack is stabbed in brawl outside a hometown bar

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, celebrated as a hero for helping to stop a terror attack on a French train over the summer, was stabbed and seriously wounded outside a bar in his hometown early Thursday in what police said was an alcohol-related brawl.


at 20:58 on October 08, 2015, EDT.

NTSB: Navy will locate cargo ship sunk in Hurricane Joaquin, locate key data recorder

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - U.S. safety investigators say the U.S. Navy soon will set out to find the cargo ship sunk in Hurricane Joaquin and locate a data recorder critical to determining why it went down.


at 20:46 on October 08, 2015, EDT.

AP source: Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio raises $6M over last 3 months

WASHINGTON - Marco Rubio has raised roughly $6 million over the last three months for his Republican presidential bid.


at 20:14 on October 08, 2015, EDT.

The Latest: American who helped thwart French attack says injured friend is 'one tough guy'

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The latest on the stabbing of a U.S. airman who helped stop a gunman on a French passenger train (all times local):


at 20:11 on October 08, 2015, EDT.

Blatter replaced as FIFA president while suspended; Platini tries to remain in charge of UEFA

ZURICH - Sepp Blatter is out of a job at FIFA. Michel Platini might never even get there.


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