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  • Islamic State group calls for attacking civilians

    BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group's spokesman said its fighters are ready to battle a U.S.-led military coalition, casting it as a historic clash between Muslims and their enemies and calling for attacks at home and abroad. Abu Mohammed al-Adnani's 42-minute audio statement, which appeared...

  • Tax refunds imminent as Colo. economy improves

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado's growing economy means tax refunds are on the horizon for residents. State economists told lawmakers Monday that projections for tax collections continue increasing and they need to start budgeting for refunds mandated by Colorado's Taxpayer's Bill of Rights. It calls...

  • New company running National Guard support program

    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A program that helps New Hampshire National Guard members and their families won praise from a Defense Department official Monday as it transitions to new management. The 7-year-old program helps individuals and families with suicide prevention, mental health care,...

  • Woman killed after vehicle struck by train

    TAYLORVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A 66-year-old Christian County woman was killed over the weekend after her vehicle was struck by a train in Taylorville, authorities said. The Christian County Coroner's office said that Kathleen A. Rhodes died at the scene Sunday. Authorities say the crash happened...

  • Sen. Thrasher among finalists for FSU job

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State University will consider four finalists for president, including powerful State Sen. John Thrasher. A search committee on Monday endorsed Thrasher and three other academic candidates for the top post. The FSU board is scheduled to select a new president on...

  • Millions pour into Iowa U.S. Senate race as candidates remain tied

    WATERLOO, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – Despite the millions of dollars being spent to persuade voters, the latest poll shows U.S. Rep. and Senate-candidate Bruce Braley still tied with his Republican rival, state Sen. Joni Ernst, a tea party favorite. A Friday Rasmussen Reports poll showed the...

  • LA County sheriff's deputies testing body cameras

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dozens of sheriff's deputies at selected stations in Los Angeles County are testing body cameras during a six-month pilot program that started this month. Sheriff's spokeswoman Nicole Nishida says 96 cameras are being tested. Deputies in the Antelope Valley's Lancaster area...

  • Native Americans seek dismissal of Redskins' suit

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Five Native Americans who successfully challenged the trademark for the Washington Redskins' name are asking a federal judge to dismiss the team's lawsuit over the decision. The Redskins filed the lawsuit earlier this year in federal court against the Native Americans,...

  • SEC awards whistleblower record-breaking $30 million

    SEC officials said the widespread securities violations would have been difficult to detect were it not for the whistleblower, whose identity they did not make public.

  • White House intruder previously charged with weapons possession

    The man accused of breaching security and making it inside the White House Friday had two previous encounters with Washington, D.C., police and was arrested in Virginia in July and charged with eluding police and possession of a sniper rifle and a sawed-off shotgun.

  • Mainstream Scream: Chris Matthews ridicules ISIS fear, rips neocon 'hucksters'

    This week's Mainstream Media Scream features a regular, MSNBC's Chris Matthews, host of Hardball, and is rant that "neocons" are scaring people about the threat of ISIS.

  • Media hype: Networks all in to push 'Climate March'

    The TV networks were clearly showing their green this weekend, giving the "People's Climate March" in New York nearly five times the coverage of the biggest annual march in Washington, the anti-abortion "March for Life."

  • Issa responds to Lois Lerner interview

    "She appears to have great confidence that her allies in the Obama Administration will not consider legal action after she resigned and declined to discuss the IRS’ actions against private citizens," Issa said.

  • Prosecutor: more than 800 rounds of ammunition found in car of alleged White House intruder

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutor: more than 800 rounds of ammunition found in car of alleged White House intruder.

  • These 125 black women in Mississippi may be the key to conservatives' chances

    Many small-business owners are like your corner grocer, with no intention to expand. Your neighborhood dry cleaner isn't trying to start a national chain. Your average realtor isn't looking to add a big staff and become a manager.



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