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  • Family Dollar rejects Dollar General offer

    Family Dollar has rejected a takeover bid from dollar-store competitor Dollar General, saying it would be too hard for the deal to pass antitrust regulators. Family Dollar's board said it supports its existing deal to be acquired by Dollar Tree. Family Dollar Stores Inc. Chairman and CEO Howard...

  • UKRAINE RUSSIA REBELS

    Graphic shows reduction in Russian rebel-held territory in Eastern Ukraine since mid-June and highlights recent events in the region; 3c x 4 inches; 146 mm x 101 mm;

  • Iraq museum inaugurates 2 halls of statues

    BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi National Museum inaugurated two renovated halls adorned with life-size stone statues on Thursday, highlighting the rich history of a country once again shattered by war. The newly renovated halls feature more than 500 artifacts that mainly date back to the Hellenistic...

  • Turkey's Davutoglu named new premier

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Recep Tayyip Erdogan named Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as his successor as prime minister on Thursday, with expectations high that the man who has dominated Turkish politics for more than a decade will stay in charge once he is president. Erdogan has indicated that he...

  • Hunt for German neo-Nazis was 'complete disaster'

    BERLIN (AP) — Police and security services in Germany's eastern state of Thuringia bungled the hunt for three neo-Nazis, who years later turned out to be the main suspects in a far-right murder spree, according to an official report published Thursday. A panel of lawmakers in the state assembly...

  • Feds: Colorado woman defrauded investors of $800k

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is suing a former Colorado Springs woman for allegedly defrauding more than 40 investors in several states of nearly $800,000 through smartphone ventures. The lawsuit alleges that Heidi Ann Gamer used investors' money...

  • Ramen Health Risks: The Dark Side of the Noodle

    South Koreans eat more instant ramen noodles per capita than anywhere else in the world. But American researchers say eating too much may increase the risk of diabetes, heart disease and stroke. (Aug. 21) SHOTLIST: AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Seoul, South Korea - August 19, 2014 1. Mid...

  • US diplomats barred from ice bucket challenge

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The charity stunt has lured athletes, celebrities, politicians and rock stars and gone viral on the Internet, but don't look for U.S. diplomats to get in on the fun. Lawyers at the State Department have banned American ambassadors and other high-profile foreign service...

  • Deals only a click away for back-to-school season

    NEW YORK (AP) — It's mid-August, and parents are scrambling to outfit their kids with backpacks, gadgets and jeans as the clock winds down toward the first day of school. But don't fret. This season, stores are offering new services and apps to cater to time-starved, smartphone-savvy parents to...

  • Target ordered to stop building Hollywood store

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has ordered Target Corp. to stop work on a partly built Hollywood store that exceeded height regulations. The Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday (http://lat.ms/1vlzOhH ) that a Superior Court judge sided with two community groups who claimed the 74-foot-tall...

  • Former White House press secretary Jim Brady dies

    James Brady, the White House press secretary gravely wounded during the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, died Monday, his family announced. Brady was 73.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for July 9

    President Obama will meet with Texas Gov. Rick Perry today to discuss the ongoing crisis at the U.S. southern border.



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