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  • UN to bind nations on new foreign terrorist rules

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is expected to adopt a binding resolution this week that would require nations to bar their citizens from traveling abroad to join terrorism organizations, part of a U.S.-led effort to galvanize the international community against what Obama...

  • Obama has built a complicated immigration record

    WASHINGTON (AP) — There were about 30, all Mexican nationals desperate to avoid deportations that would separate them from their families. Living in Illinois, they appealed for help from their new U.S. senator, Barack Obama. He turned them down. It was one of the first times Obama could have...

  • Iraq officials: Car bomb in busy Baghdad commercial district kills 10 people, wounds 25.

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq officials: Car bomb in busy Baghdad commercial district kills 10 people, wounds 25.

  • US stocks drop as China weighs on markets

    NEW YORK (AP) — US stocks were on track for their biggest loss in almost seven weeks Monday as investors worried about signs of weakness in China. Worries about slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy pushed the down the price of oil, weighing on energy stocks. KEEPING SCORE: The...

  • SpaceX breaks ground on Texas rocket launch site

    BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — SpaceX founder Elon Musk says his company expects to spend $100 million in South Texas over the next three to four years on the first commercial orbital spaceport. Musk was joined Monday by Gov. Rick Perry and other officials as SpaceX broke ground at the state's...

  • GM expert says 21 deaths eligible for compensation

    DETROIT (AP) — The death toll from crashes involving General Motors small cars with faulty ignition switches is at least 21. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by the company to compensate victims, said Monday in an Internet posting that he received 143 death claims as of Friday, and 21...

  • Obama has built a complicated immigration record

    WASHINGTON (AP) — There were about 30, all Mexican nationals desperate to avoid deportations that would separate them from their families. Read more on NewsOK.

  • UN to bind nations on new foreign terrorist rules

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is expected to adopt a binding resolution this week that would require nations to bar their citizens from traveling abroad to join terrorism organizations, part of a U.S.-led effort to galvanize the international community against what Obama...

  • Republican voters unhappy with handling of key issues

    The study found that more Republicans say their party is not doing a good job on government spending, same-sex marriage and illegal immigration.

  • Clinton to fundraise in New Hampshire

    Clinton will appear at a Sept. 30 fundraiser for New Hampshire state Sen. Lou D'Allesandro, two weeks visiting Iowa, the first caucus state.

  • Nevada changes urged to promote electric cars

    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A nonprofit group promoting energy efficiency is recommending a number of ways Nevada can do more to promote the use of electric cars in the wake of Tesla Motors' plans to build a $5 billion battery factory in the state. Nevada doesn't have the policy infrastructure...

  • Tesco suspends execs over inflated profit report

    LONDON (AP) — Tesco, the world's second-largest supermarket chain after Walmart, has suspended four executives and launched an accounting investigation after admitting that its half-year profit was overstated by 250 million pounds ($407 million). The scandal deepens the financial woes for the...

  • White House will now lock the front door

    "After Friday night's incident, when the door is not in use, it will be secured," said White House press secretary Josh Earnest, clarifying that officials would, in fact, lock the door.

  • Mich. drug testing company settles with Vermont

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) – Physicians Toxicology LLC, a Michigan company, agreed to pay the State of Vermont more than $73,500 after reaching a settlement with Attorney General William H. Sorrell on Thursday for allegedly receiving payments from the Vermont Medicaid program that it...

  • New nonprofit seeks to cut off funding for extremist groups

    A new nonprofit that was established Monday seeks to "name and shame" the sources of financing for Islamist extremist groups and bring public pressure to cut them off.



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    As far as newspaper corrections go, it was a whopper. On August 24, the editors of the New York Times sucked the air out of a windy essay that had blown through its pages a few days before. The...

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