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  • Raw: Deadly Ambush on Ukrainian Military

    Dozens of mangled Ukrainian military vehicles littered a road out of Ilovaysk where retreating pro-government fighters were caught in a rebel ambush as they retreated, leading to heavy losses. (Sept. 2) SHOTLIST: AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Novokaterynivka village, Ukraine - 2 September...

  • Internet video purports to show beheading of US reporter Steven Sotloff by Islamic State group

    BEIRUT (AP) — Internet video purports to show beheading of US reporter Steven Sotloff by Islamic State group.

  • Missionary group says another American doctor infected with Ebola in Liberia

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Missionary group says another American doctor infected with Ebola in Liberia.

  • African Leaders Talk Rise in Extremism

    Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan said the past decade had seen a significant rise in extremism in Africa, as six African heads of state gathered in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Tuesday for an African Union counter-terrorism summit. (Sept. 2) SHOTLIST: AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY...

  • Ontario police: Bieber charged with assault

    TORONTO (AP) — Canadian pop star Justin Bieber faces new charges after police said Tuesday he was arrested for dangerous driving and assault following a collision between a minivan and an ATV that led to a physical altercation in southwestern Ontario. Ontario Provincial Police said the incident...

  • Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

    BEIRUT (AP) — An Internet video purports to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group. Sotloff, who freelanced for Time and Foreign Policy magazines, had last been seen in Syrian in August 2013 until he appeared in a video released online last month by the...

  • Irish tax take jumps, signals kinder 2015 budget

    DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland's Finance Department says tax collections from a growing economy are unexpectedly strong and have put the country on course to achieve normal deficit levels after six years of austerity. Tuesday's figures recorded a January-August deficit of 6.3 billion euros ($8.25...

  • US: No wrongdoing in handling child immigrants

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal investigation that included surprise inspections was unable to substantiate 16 accusations by advocacy groups that the government packed into frigid cells children caught crossing the border alone, made them sleep on hard floors and provided inadequate food or medical...

  • Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin

    DETROIT (AP) — Opening arguments in Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial are expected to begin Tuesday afternoon in federal court. Attorneys for the city and its various creditors debated last-minute legal motions Tuesday morning before Judge Steven Rhodes. Detroit expects to cut $12 billion in...

  • Laclede Group completes purchase of Alabama Gas

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Laclede Group has completed its purchase of Alabama's largest natural gas utility, Birmingham-based Alabama Gas Corp. Laclede announced the completion of the deal with Energen on Tuesday and said it involved about $1.35 billion in cash and the assumption of $250...

  • 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 Sen. Marco...

  • It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat

    NEW YORK (AP) — Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers. Three U.S. flights made unscheduled landings in the past eight days after passengers got into fights over the ability to recline their seats....

  • Demonstrators block train tracks in Everett

    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — About a dozen demonstrators blocked railroad tracks Tuesday morning at a Burlington Northern Santa Fe yard to protest train shipments of oil and coal and proposed export terminals in the Northwest. Protesters included one person sitting atop a tripod over the tracks,...

  • Girl, 5, dies after San Angelo domestic dispute

    SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) — A West Texas man has been charged with murder after police say a 5-year-old girl was assaulted at a home and later died. San Angelo police early Tuesday responded to two 911 calls to report alleged domestic violence at a house. Officers discovered the injured child and...

  • Florida school district cancels testing opt-out

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A Florida school board rescinded its vote Tuesday to opt out of standardized testing, changing its mind about its unprecedented decision that captured the growing discontent among parents and teachers nationwide over the number of tests children are given. In a first for...



From the Weekly Standard

  • McConnell Aide Resigns As Ron Paul Scandal Develops

    Just before the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend, the reelection campaign for Mitch McConnell of Kentucky announced its campaign manager, Jesse Benton, was resigning. Benton was leaving the...

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  • On the Origin of ISIS

    The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the terrorist army many thousand strong now rampaging through the Levant, embraces such an extreme, violent ideology that it makes even al Qaeda squeamish,...

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  • Repeal Obamacare, Don’t ‘Reform’ It

    Slowly but surely, the anti-repeal wing of the Republican party is starting to reassert itself.  The latest effort comes from Lanhee Chen, who was the top policy advisor on the Mitt Romney...

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