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  • Jakarta governor Widodo wins Indonesian election

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Jakarta governor Joko Widodo, who won the hearts of Indonesians with his common man image, won Indonesia's presidential election with 53 percent of the vote, final results from the Election Commission showed Tuesday. The numbers were released shortly after his...

  • Verizon 2Q profit rises 93 percent

    NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon is reporting that its second-quarter earnings nearly doubled after securing full ownership of Verizon Wireless. Profit jumped to $4.32 billion from $2.25 billion, or 78 cents per share. Net income per share grew, but at a lower rate, to $1.01 per share from 78 cents...

  • Lowe's expected to announce Indianapolis facility

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Home-improvement retailer Lowe's is expected to announce what state officials are calling a major development in Indianapolis. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard are both scheduled to join in an economic development announcement Tuesday morning at...

  • House explodes near Willis, cause of blast sought

    WILLIS, Texas (AP) — A house has exploded in Central Texas and emergency responders are trying to determine whether anyone was hurt. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office says the fiery blast was reported before dawn Tuesday at a home near Willis. That's about 40 miles north of Houston....

  • Toddler hit by car remains in critical condition

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Police in Buffalo are looking for the driver of a car that sped away after hitting a 2-year-old girl who had run into a street on the city's east side. Officials say Alicea Xayeliz (uh-LEE'-see-uh zeye-EL'-ehz) remains in critical condition at Women and Children's...

  • Fire closes Illinois state building in Springfield

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Secretary of State's office has closed its Howlett Building in Springfield for the day because of a small fire. Secretary of State spokesman Dave Druker says the fire happened about 1:15 a.m. Tuesday in a mechanical room at the building, which is part of...

  • Cambodian political rivals say agreement reached

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Prime Minister Hun Sen and Cambodian opposition parties said they agreed Tuesday on a joint solution to end a political deadlock and the opposition's yearlong boycott of the national legislature. Hun Sen, opposition leader Sam Rainsy and others met for five hours...

  • Comcast 2Q earnings top views on Internet hookups

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter net income rose 15 percent to nearly $2 billion as it added high-speed Internet customers at a faster pace than a year ago and video subscriber losses moderated. The nation's largest cable provider said Tuesday that net income rose to $1.99...

  • Crash victims' remains reach Ukraine-held city

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — The remains of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in territory held by the Ukrainian government on Tuesday on their way to the Netherlands, after delays and haphazard treatment of the bodies that put pressure on European foreign ministers meeting in...

  • Indonesian presidential election tally shows Jakarta governor Widodo wins 53 percent of vote

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian presidential election tally shows Jakarta governor Widodo wins 53 percent of vote.

  • Will new Politico poll encourage more Democrats to challenge Hillary Clinton for 2016 nomination?

    A new Politico poll suggests that Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign may be over before it's officially announced.

  • Germany, France, Italy condemn anti-Semitic demos

    BERLIN (AP) — The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy on Tuesday condemned the rise in anti-Semitic protests and violence in their countries over the conflict in Gaza, saying they will do everything possible to combat it. "Anti-Semitic rhetoric and hostility against Jews, attacks...

  • Germany, France, Italy condemn anti-Semitic, violent protests in Europe against Gaza conflict

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany, France, Italy condemn anti-Semitic, violent protests in Europe against Gaza conflict.

  • Israeli soldier missing as Gaza fighting rages on

    JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip, a defense official said Tuesday as Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of targets in the coastal strip and diplomatic efforts intensified to end more than two weeks of fighting that has killed at...

  • Congress faces gridlock on Veterans Affairs and border spending bills

    With just days left for Congress to legislate before adjourning for the summer, House and Senate leaders remain at odds over major border legislation and a bill to overhaul the troubled Veterans Affairs department.



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