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  • Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43 in 24 hours

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Government troops fought to gain control of the rebel-held city of Donetsk and a key highway in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday in battles that left 34 residents and nine troops dead in just 24 hours, authorities said. The Ukrainian troops are trying to encircle Donetsk,...

  • Israel, Gaza militants trade fire after talks fail

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian militants launched dozens of rockets and Israel responded with airstrikes Wednesday after Egyptian efforts to mediate a lasting truce in the monthlong Gaza war collapsed in a hail of fire a day earlier. One of the Israeli airstrikes appeared to have...

  • Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition

    BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine's crisis — showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend — underlines Germany's increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight. Merkel and her foreign minister,...

  • Dubai's Nakheel to pay $2.1 billion in debt early

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai's developer Nakheel behind the famed man-made palm-shaped islands said Wednesday it is repaying 7.9 billion dirhams, or roughly $2.15 billion this month — nearly four years before the last installment is due. The indebted state developer was scheduled to...

  • Pet-friendly dating sites match up people, pooches

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love. Sites like PetsDating.com and YouMustLoveDogsDating.com have found a new niche as singles flock to computers and smartphones to find relationships, connecting dog owners to potential mates...

  • B&N and Samsung introduce co-branded tablet

    NEW YORK (AP) — Barnes & Noble and Samsung on Wednesday unveiled a new co-branded tablet called the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook that will replace B&N's own Nook tablets. The 7-inch Wi-Fi tablet will sell for $179 after a $20 instant rebate, the same entry price of the non-branded Samsung Galaxy...

  • Man charged in deadly Houston-area road rage case

    HOUSTON (AP) — An apparent road rage incident in the Houston area has left a man shot to death and a second driver charged with murder. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says 25-year-old Travein Straughter was being held Wednesday on $50,000 bond. Authorities did not immediately provide...

  • Ex-cop sentenced for fatally shooting son at motel

    HERKIMER, N.Y. (AP) — A retired upstate New York police officer has been sentenced to six months in jail for the accidental fatal shooting of his 37-year-old son during a trip to the Adirondacks. Local media report that 61-year-old Michael Leach was also sentenced Tuesday in a Herkimer County...

  • Florida prison officials to overhaul system

    MIAMI (AP) — State corrections officials are promising to make prisons safer by improving transparency and beefing up investigations following criticism for the agency's handling of inmate deaths. Department of Corrections Secretary Mike Crews said Tuesday that news stories report the agency...

  • Key Democrat: Islamic State forcing U.S. hand in Iraq

    A leading Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee captured the conundrum President Obama finds himself in after the Islamic State beheaded an American journalist and appeared to both threaten the U.S. against continuing airstrikes while baiting America into full-scale war.

  • British fighter appears to have role in beheading

    LONDON (AP) — The black-clad Islamic militant fighter filmed in the beheading of American journalist James Foley appears to be British, the U.K. foreign minister said Wednesday — a development that underscores the insurgents' increasingly sophisticated use of Western fighters to mobilize...

  • Target cuts annual profit outlook

    NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp. slashed its annual profit outlook as the discounter continues to reel from costs related to a massive data breach, a botched expansion in Canada and sluggish sales in the U.S. The nation's third-largest retailer also said Wednesday that its second-quarter earnings...

  • VIDEO: Police say protests more peaceful in Ferguson

    On the tenth night of protests in Ferguson, Mo., police said demonstrators are becoming a little more peaceful, despite reports that nearly 50 people were arrested overnight.

  • VIDEO: George W. Bush takes on ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    "To you all who've challenged me, I do not think it's presidential for me to be splashed with ice water ..."

  • Bloomberg offers grants to help cities innovate

    American cities looking to be more innovative in how they address local issues can now get a helping hand from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's charitable foundation.



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