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AP Top News at 2:03 a.m. EDT

AP Top News at 2:03 a.m. EDT
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Suicide bomber attacks Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan's deputy prime minister says a suicide bomber has rammed his car into the gate of the Chinese embassy compound in the capital Bishkek, detonating a bomb and injuring three embassy employees
Updated: 1 hour ago
Comic performer Gene Wilder kept his serious side off camera

Comic performer Gene Wilder kept his serious side off camera

Revered as a comedic and storytelling genius by Hollywood's top entertainers, Gene Wilder was a humble man who downplayed his comic gifts, was a serious director and remained deferential to his longtime collaborator, Mel Brooks
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India's angry Dalits rise against age-old caste prejudices

India's angry Dalits rise against age-old caste prejudices

The brutal beating of four men from the lowest rung of India's caste hierarchy, attacked for skinning a dead cow, has highlighted the persisting power of caste, 65 years after caste prejudice was banned in India
Updated: 2 hours ago

Nevada congressman hospitalized after heart attack

A spokesman for Nevada Rep. Cresent Hardy says the Republican congressman is recovering after suffering a heart attack
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Offshore wind sails forward, but a different story on land

Offshore wind sails forward, but a different story on land

Rhode Island is making history for its first-in-the-nation offshore wind farm, but erecting turbines on land is still a challenge
Updated: 3 hours ago
Prayer or politics? Evangelist rallying Christians in Boston

Prayer or politics? Evangelist rallying Christians in Boston

The son of famed evangelist Billy Graham is holding a mass prayer rally in Boston as part of a 50-state tour to urge evangelicals to vote
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There they are: 52 Miss America contestants in Atlantic City

There they are: the 52 Miss America contestants, on the Atlantic City Boardwalk
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AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT

AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT
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Brazil's Rousseff defends self ahead of Senate's ouster vote

Brazil's Rousseff defends self ahead of Senate's ouster vote

Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff mounts a forceful defense at her impeachment trial, blasting her critics ahead of a Senate vote that could come Tuesday on whether to remove her from office permanently
Updated: 3 hours ago