|Washington wildfire: 300 homes burned|
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:43:10 -0400
Israel rejects Gaza truce plan
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:32:46 -0400
Obama: Offshore 'tax inversions' are unpatriotic
Publ.Date : Sat, 26 Jul 2014 06:02:23 -0400
FBI's Mueller: Gaza will fuel al-Qaida threat
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:06:50 -0400
AH5017: First images emerge of Air Algerie crash site
This photo provided Friday July 25, 2014 by the French army shows a helicopter at the site of the plane crash in Mali. French soldiers secured a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, the French president said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the most likely reason for the catastrophe that killed all onboard is bad weather. At least 116 people were killed in Thursday's disaster, nearly half of whom were French. (AP Photo/ECPAD)
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:46:38 -0400
12-hour lull in Gaza fighting begins
Publ.Date : Sat, 26 Jul 2014 02:48:32 -0400
EU hits Russian intelligence chiefs with sanctions
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the pro-Russia revolt in eastern Ukraine, official documents showed.
Publ.Date : Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:48:18 -0400
US: Russia is firing across border into Ukraine
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil on Ukrainian troops and preparing to move heavier weaponry across the border, the U.S. and Ukraine charged Friday in what appeared to be an ominous escalation of the crisis.
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:08:17 -0400
In Gaza lull, residents return to destroyed areas
BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip (AP) — Thousands of Gaza residents who had fled Israel-Hamas fighting streamed back to devastated border areas during a lull Saturday to find large-scale destruction: scores of homes were pulverized, wreckage blocked roads and power cables dangled in the streets.
Publ.Date : Sat, 26 Jul 2014 07:01:03 -0400
Hospital gunman planned to kill others, official says
A psychiatrist's patient ranted about a gun ban at a suburban medical complex before opening fire there, killing his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back, authorities said Friday.
Publ.Date : Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:58:41 -0400
Court voids death sentences for brothers in Wichita Massacre
The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday overturned the death sentences of two brothers convicted of killing four friends who were robbed and forced to engage in sex acts before being shot to death and left in a snow-covered Wichita field.
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:04:52 -0400
Veterans' response to senator's PTSD remarks mixed
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The talk in American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War halls and barrooms across Montana has been about Sen. John Walsh since the Democrat linked a cribbed research project he wrote in 2007 to post-traumatic stress disorder.
Publ.Date : Sat, 26 Jul 2014 03:34:25 -0400
Cellphone unlocking set to become legal again
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:55:25 -0400
FIBA to review 'discriminatory' headgear ban
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:03:25 -0400
Holy month of Ramadan is a big boon for retailers
Publ.Date : Sat, 26 Jul 2014 02:22:10 -0400
Large Sandy-struck family splits $20M New Jersey lottery win
A lottery-playing tradition started by the matriarch of a large New Jersey shore family paid off for her 17 children this week when the group won a $20 million jackpot that will partly be used to help family members recover from 2012's Superstorm Sandy.
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:10:15 -0400
Migrants: Obama urges Latin leaders, GOP to help
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressing for swift action, President Barack Obama on Friday urged Central American presidents and congressional Republicans to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families crossing the southwest border of the U.S.
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:26:05 -0400
Jailed Russian opposition leader goes on hunger strike
Russian opposition leader Sergei Udaltsov began a hunger strike on Friday, a day after being sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison for inciting public unrest. "Today is the first day of the indefinite hunger strike declared by Udaltsov. Udaltsov, a leftist opposition leader, and his co-defendant Leonid Razvozzhayev were convicted on Thursday of fomenting mass riots ahead of President Vladimir Putin's inauguration to a third term in 2012. Udaltsov wrote a letter to the head of the prison in Moscow informing him that was going on hunger strike, said prison service spokesman Sergei Tsygankov.
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:46:30 -0400
Judge strikes down Florida's gay marriage ban
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:46:16 -0400
Sen. Walsh responds to plagiarism scandal
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:53:30 -0400
Meat processor Tyson Foods to close 3 plants, cut 950 jobs
Tyson Foods Inc said it will discontinue operations at three of its factories which make processed meat products such as sausages and hot dogs, affecting about 950 people. The largest U.S. meat processor, which won the bidding war for Hillshire Brands Co in June, said the closures were not related to the acquisition. "The decision to close these plants was underway long before the (Hillshire) discussions began", Tyson spokesman Gary Mickelson told Reuters. Tyson outbid Pilgrim's Pride Corp with its $63 per share offer for Hillshire, valuing the Jimmy Dean sausages maker at $8.55 billion.
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:18:53 -0400
AP Essay: Air tragedies bring grief without order
Publ.Date : Sat, 26 Jul 2014 04:24:32 -0400
Arizona's McCain: Execution was torture
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:37:57 -0400
Some in 'torture' report denied chance to read it
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — About a dozen former CIA officials named in a classified Senate report on decade-old agency interrogation practices were notified in recent days that they would be able to review parts of the document in a secure room in suburban Washington after signing a secrecy agreement.
Publ.Date : Sat, 26 Jul 2014 03:51:35 -0400
Three children dead after Philly carjacking
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:28:32 -0400
Hospital shooting suspect had history of violence
MEDIA, Pa. (AP) — A psychiatric patient who killed his caseworker — and grazed his psychiatrist before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back — has a lengthy history of gun arrests, violence and mental health problems, authorities said.
Publ.Date : Sat, 26 Jul 2014 02:05:18 -0400
Congress faces high price for border inaction
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:30:32 -0400