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  • Judge dismisses union suit against Memphis

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that labor unions filed to challenge the 2011 decision by the city of Memphis to cut employees' wages 4.6 percent. U.S. District Judge Samuel H. Mays on Monday wrote that there's no evidence the mayor promised to fully fund any...

  • Bella's Market closing 3 stores in rural Colorado

    AKRON, Colo. (AP) — A grocery store chain that serves Colorado's agricultural communities is closing three of its eight locations, forcing residents to drive dozens of miles to go food shopping. Bella's Market closed its stores in Akron and Wiggins Tuesday. The Walden store is set to close...

  • Senate bill targets companies that move overseas

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted Wednesday to advance an election-year bill limiting tax breaks for U.S. companies that move operations overseas. But big hurdles remain. The Senate voted 93-7 to begin debating the bill, which would prevent companies from deducting expenses related to moving...

  • Ex-CEO gets prison for stealing from NYC charity

    NEW YORK (AP) — The politically connected former CEO of a prominent New York City charity was sentenced to prison Wednesday for helping to steal more than $9 million from the anti-poverty organization. William Rapfogel, who once headed the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, will serve a...

  • Delta 2Q profit rises 17 percent

    ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines Inc. said Wednesday that second-quarter earnings rose 17 percent, topping analysts' expectations, as passengers flew more miles at higher average fares and fuel spending declined. The results from Delta, the world's third-biggest airline company, produced a...

  • Chinese leader signs accords, wraps up Cuba visit

    HAVANA (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping is wrapping up his visit to Cuba after signing dozens of agreements for such things as investment by Chinese firms on the island. The official newspaper Granma on Wednesday published a description of the agreements signed by the Chinese leader and...

  • Copper mine project draws hundreds of comments

    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Montana environmental regulators intend to review about 940 public comments and decide within three weeks whether to approve a proposal to dig test wells at the site of a planned copper mine near White Sulphur Springs. A Tintina Resources subsidiary plans to apply for an...

  • AP source: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

    NEW YORK (AP) — Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events through the online ticket reseller, a law enforcement official and the company said. Arrests were expected in a case that sprawled across international borders, said...

  • US movie theaters to show Premier League games

    NEW YORK (AP) — Movie theaters around the U.S. will show live English soccer games on their big screens on Saturday mornings. The simulcasts will start with the opening of the Premier League season Aug. 16. Thirty-three theaters in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas,...

  • Adidas covers swooshes at Nike's hometown track

    EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Adidas has invaded the birthplace of Nike. Crews preparing for this week's world junior track championships at Hayward Field covered the Nike swooshes and pinned Adidas posters to the fence alongside the track, The Register-Guard newspaper reported (http://is.gd/m4SjuJ )....

  • Retail trade group reduces annual sales forecast

    NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's largest retail trade group has pared its annual sales forecast because of slower-than-expected growth during the first half of the year tied to winter storms and lingering economic woes. The Washington-based National Retail Federation said Wednesday that it now...

  • Review: Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phones

    NEW YORK (AP) — What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products. Rather, I like that Amazon is thinking a lot about how phones ought to work. The iPhone and its Android...

  • New Frontier Communications chief named in Conn.

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The new chief of Frontier Communications Corp. in Connecticut says the company will increase its broadband service on what previously had been AT&T's footprint in the state as landline telephone business continues to erode. Frontier announced Wednesday that Paul Quick...

  • China detains employees of suspect meat seller

    BEIJING (AP) — Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurants in China were detained by police Wednesday after an official said illegal activity was an organized effort by the supplier. China's food safety agency said on its...

  • Review: Fire phone, an improvement on the familiar

    NEW YORK (AP) — Many of the Amazon Fire phone's features are twists on apps and concepts tried in other devices. But in a number of cases, Amazon's technology is more comprehensive and reliable, showing that innovation is often about rethinking old ideas. — Beyond the apps. On iPhones and...



From the Weekly Standard

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    Businessman and first-time candidate David Perdue pulled off what the Atlanta Journal-Constitution  calls a "political shocker" by winning the Republican primary runoff for the U.S. Senate in...

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  • Kingdom Come

    There are no copyrights on book titles. F. H. Buckley nevertheless shows remarkable audacity in borrowing The Once and Future King from T. H. White’s children’s classic, published in...

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