More 2014 election Articles

  • McDonald's Japan to strengthen checks on chicken

    TOKYO (AP) — McDonald's in Japan is increasing its checks on chicken from vendors in China and Thailand after allegations a Chinese supplier sold expired chicken. It says the scare will hurt its earnings. The U.S. fast-food chain's Japan unit on Tuesday withdrew this year's earnings and sales...

  • Teen survivors haunted by S. Korean ferry sinking

    ANSAN, South Korea (AP) — South Korean teenagers who survived April's ferry sinking said Tuesday they are still haunted by the disaster that killed dozens of their friends, and demanded that crew members be punished for abandoning the passengers and fleeing the ship. Students from Danwon High...

  • Nigerian weightlifting winner fails doping test

    GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The Commonwealth Games Federation says Nigerian female weightlifting gold medalist Chika Amalaha has failed a doping test. CGF chief executive Mike Hooper says Tuesday that Amalaha tested positive for diuretics and masking agents after winning gold in the 53-kilogram...

  • 22 civilians reported killed in east Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Local authorities in eastern Ukraine say at least 22 civilians have been killed in one day by shelling. City hall in Luhansk, which is under the control of separatist rebels, said Tuesday that five people were killed when an old people's home was struck by artillery fire....

  • China announces probe into ex-security czar Zhou Yongkang over alleged discipline violations

    BEIJING (AP) — China announces probe into ex-security czar Zhou Yongkang over alleged discipline violations.

  • Senate confirms Harris nomination to appeals court

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has confirmed the nomination of Pamela Harris to the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Harris fills a vacancy on the court created when Judge Andre Davis took senior status in February. The Fourth Circuit is based in Richmond and has appellate...

  • New York couple's deaths ruled a murder-suicide

    ELLENBURG, N.Y. (AP) — State police say autopsies have confirmed that a northern New York man fatally shot his wife, then committed suicide by turning the weapon on himself. Troopers say they received a request last Saturday to check on the welfare of a couple at a home in the Clinton County...

  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for July 29

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. LEGISLATORS MEET WITH CUBAN ACTIVIST'S WIFE South Florida's Cuban-American congressional delegation will meet with the wife of a Cuban democracy activist. Republican legislators Mario Diaz Balart and...

  • BP warns of impact of Russia sanctions on profits

    LONDON (AP) — Energy company BP warned Tuesday that further international sanctions on Russia could hurt its profits because of its stake in the country's oil giant, Rosneft. The company said any erosion of its relationship with Rosneft — which is majority controlled by the Russian state,...

  • Kosovo prosecutor suspects some killed for organs

    BRUSSELS (AP) — A special European Union prosecutor says there are "compelling indications" that up to 10 captives were killed to have their organs harvested for illegal trafficking during the 1998-99 Kosovo war. However, American prosecutor Clint Williamson said Tuesday that the level of...

  • EU clears state aid for ailing Polish carrier LOT

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's antitrust authority has approved the Polish government's 200 million-euro ($270 million) bailout for its ailing national carrier, LOT airlines. The 28-nation bloc's executive Commission said Tuesday the assistance does not violate EU rules limiting state...

  • Avoiding plane crashes as air traffic doubles

    NEW YORK (AP) — More travelers are flying than ever before, creating a daunting challenge for airlines: keep passengers safe in an ever more crowded airspace. Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe — roughly the population of New York City — step aboard an airplane. They almost...

  • Mike Pence is headed in wrong direction with Medicaid expansion

    Indiana's Republican Gov. Mike Pence has proposed changing the state's Medicaid program, called the “Healthy Indiana Plan.” He says his plan doesn't expand Medicaid, but others on the Left and the Right argue that it does. While Pence’s plan is better than a blind expansion of the broken...

  • Inaction could raise climate costs 40 percent, White House says

    Waiting to address climate change would be more costly than acting now, the White House said in a new report.

  • Sandra Fluke's biggest donor is ... Sandra Fluke

    Liberal darling and free-birth-control advocate Sandra Fluke is her own biggest donor in her state Senate race, according to official California campaign finance reports.



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