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  • Colorado struggles to adjust marijuana supply

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado's pot regulators are trying to make sure the state's marijuana growers aren't producing more pot than they can legally sell — a hedge against Colorado-grown pot ending up in states where it's not legal. But a new set of marijuana production standards up for public review...

  • US strike targets leader of Somali extremist group

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — U.S. airstrikes in Somalia may have killed the leader of the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, with a militant commander saying Tuesday that he was in a car that was struck and that six people died. The leader, Ahmed Abdi Godane, has no heir apparent. If he has been...

  • Ukrainian troops routed as Russia talks tough

    NOVOKATERYNIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — The ferocity of the attack on the fleeing Ukrainian troops was clear, days after the ambush by Russian-backed separatist forces. More than 30 military vehicles lay in charred piles Tuesday. Villagers said dozens were killed, and some remained unburied. One...

  • Judge cautions Blackwater jury on immunity

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge Tuesday urged jurors in the criminal case against four Blackwater security guards to proceed with caution when assessing testimony by the defendants' former colleagues given under immunity. U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth sent the criminal case against four...

  • Southwest adds New Orleans-to-San Antonio flight

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Southwest Airlines will add daily flights to San Antonio, Texas, from Louis Armstrong International Airport next year. Southwest will add Saturday-only flights on a 143-seat Boeing 737 in March and expand to daily service April 7. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports...

  • Ky. GOP House leaders target federal health care

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republicans vying to wrest the Kentucky House from Democratic control for the first time in nearly a century promised Tuesday to try to repeal the state's Medicaid expansion and rein in other parts of the federal health care overhaul. House Republican leaders made stops...

  • Nome looks to spike church sales-tax exemptions

    NOME, Alaska (AP) — Houses of worship and scores of nonprofit organizations in Nome would lose their tax-exempt status as the city looks for ways to increase revenue. The city council last week began considering stripping the tax-exempt status of these institutions as a way to bring in more...

  • US stock market closes mostly lower

    U.S. stocks are ending mostly lower as energy companies fall and investors look ahead to central bank meetings later this week. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 30 points, or 0.2 percent, to close at 17,067 on Tuesday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index edged down one point, or 0.1 percent,...

  • East Allegheny, Pa., teachers become second to strike

    MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Teachers in a small western Pennsylvania school district went on strike Tuesday, making their union local the second to walk off the job as the new school year begins, while contract talks continue in scores of other districts. Negotiations between the East Allegheny...

  • Health care spending in Massachusetts on the rise

    BOSTON (AP) — A new report Tuesday offered a mixed diagnosis on health care costs in Massachusetts, finding that while total spending continued to grow faster than inflation, the increase stayed well within parameters set by the state. The Center for Health Information and Analysis, created by...

  • Landrieu slammed for stopping Venezuela sanctions

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Sen. Mary Landrieu is facing increased pressure to stop blocking a bill that would impose sanctions against human-rights abusers in Venezuela's government. Landrieu's main Republican challenger, Rep. Bill Cassidy, co-wrote an opinion piece Tuesday with Florida GOP Sen....

  • Probe: Plane operating normally before fatal crash

    NORTH HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — Federal investigators say an initial probe shows the small plane that crashed shortly after takeoff in New Hampshire had no obvious mechanical failures before it fell from the sky, killing two people. Todd Gunther of the National Transportation Safety Board says...

  • Kevin Durant staying with Nike

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant is staying with Nike. Nike spokesman Heter Myers confirmed that Durant will remain with the shoe giant. Myers said in a statement that Nike is "pleased to extend our relationship with Kevin Durant, one of the most exciting players in the game." Nike did not...

  • The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

    iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending September 1, 2014: Top Songs 1. Shake It Off, Taylor Swift 2. All About That Bass , Meghan Trainor 3. Bang Bang, Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj 4. Anaconda, Nicki Minaj 5. Black Widow (feat. Rita Ora), Iggy Azalea 6. Guts Over Fear...

  • Norwegian sails into luxury with Prestige purchase

    NEW YORK (AP) — Norwegian Cruise Line is sailing into the luxury sector by buying the high-end Prestige Cruises International. The deal will give Norwegian access to Prestige's eight ships on the Oceania and Regent Seven Seas cruise lines and its big-ticket vacation packages. Norwegian, which...



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    Say what you will about Barack Obama, but his approach to the Middle East has been ruthlessly consistent.  He was elected on the promise to end America’s involvement in the post-9/11 wars in Iraq...

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