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  • Israeli premier: 'We will not stop' Gaza operation

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister says he will press forward with a military operation in the Gaza Strip until rocket fire out of the Palestinian territory is halted. Benjamin Netanyahu made the comments in a nationwide address Wednesday, a day after talks aimed at ending Israel's...

  • US names Hondurans to drug kingpin list

    TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department has imposed financial sanctions on three Honduran men, three coffee companies and a cattle and dairy operation under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act. The men allegedly lead the Los Valles drug gang, which allegedly traffics...

  • Israel's prime minister: 'We will not stop' Gaza operation until quiet is restored

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister: 'We will not stop' Gaza operation until quiet is restored.

  • AP NewsAlert

    WASHINGTON (AP) — US officials: Military weighs plan to send a small number of additional troops to Iraq.

  • US officials: Military mulling more troops to Iraq

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say military planners are weighing the possibility of sending more American forces to Iraq mainly to provide additional security around Baghdad. A senior U.S. official says the number of troops currently under discussion would be fewer than 300, but there has...

  • Target cuts outlook as breach fallout lingers

    NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp. slashed its annual profit outlook for the second time in three months as the retailer reels from a massive customer-data breach, a botched Canadian expansion and sluggish U.S. sales. The nation's third-largest retailer also said Wednesday that its second-quarter...

  • Liberal opponent Teachout again survives challenge by Cuomo campaign, stays on primary ballot

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Liberal opponent Teachout again survives challenge by Cuomo campaign, stays on primary ballot.

  • Teachout again survives NY residency challenge

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Zephyr Teachout has survived another attempt by supporters of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to knock her off next month's Democratic Primary ballot. On Wednesday, a panel of appellate judges upheld a lower court's decision that Teachout is eligible to challenge Cuomo. Cuomo...

  • Obama faces difficult decisions as airstrikes continue in Iraq

    After withdrawing U.S. forces from Iraq in 2011, Obama now must decide whether to stretch the limited rationales he's given for airstrikes or pull back and risk allowing fighters with the Islamic State to secure more territory.

  • Obama: World 'appalled' by beheading

    President Obama denounced the Islamic State's beheading of an American journalist and said terrorist threats would not dictate his decisions on military action in Iraq or elsewhere.

  • No, Democrats didn't try to meddle in Alaska's Senate primary

    Democrats' aim was not to boost Tea Party favorite Joe Miller to victory, but to define Dan Sullivan, their likely general election foe, as an Alaska transplant with fragile roots in the state.

  • VIDEO: Obama says 'entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley'

    President Obama on Wednesday condemned the murder of journalist James Foley, saying, "Today the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley by the terrorist group [the Islamic State]."

  • AP NewsBreak: Navy kicks out 34 for nuke cheating

    WASHINGTON (AP) — At least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the Navy for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site, and 10 others are under criminal investigation, the admiral in charge of the Navy's nuclear reactors...

  • VIDEO: Attorney General Eric Holder is in Ferguson Wednesday

    Attorney General Eric Holder is in Ferguson, Mo., Wednesday to meet with federal investigators and community leaders after police shot and killed an unarmed black teenager nearly two weeks ago.

  • VIDEO: Bernie Sanders introduces legislation to help prevent another Ferguson

    Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., announced Wednesday that he will introduce legislation to address the national crisis of black youth unemployment. 

From the Weekly Standard

  • Annihilate ISIS

    Here are the two best responses I've seen so far to the latest barbarism from ISIS. My friend Seth Liebsohn, now a talk radio host in Phoenix, emails with a short-term suggestion:

  • Poll: Voters Overwhelmingly Oppose Executive Action On Immigration

    American voters says they would prefer President Barack Obama work with Congress rather than use executive action to address the illegal immigration crisis at the border, according to a detailed...

  • An Appalling Propaganda Ploy

    The Islamic State, an al Qaeda offshoot, has released a grisly video of one of its fighters beheading a man who appears to be James Foley, an American journalist who was kidnapped in Syria on...