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  • Annual tomato battle leaves Spanish town red

    BUNOL, Spain (AP) — The streets of an eastern Spanish town are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes in the annual "Tomatina" battle that has become a major tourist attraction. At the annual fiesta in Bunol on Wednesday, trucks dumped 125 tons of ripe tomatoes...

  • Godzilla stomps back in ultra HD, wires intact

    TOKYO (AP) — At a humble Tokyo laboratory, Godzilla, including the 1954 black-and-white original, is stomping back with a digital makeover that delivers four times the image quality of high definition. The effort with "4K" technology is carefully removing scratches and discoloration from the...

  • Group maps best assets of Gulfport

    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A group that inventoried Gulfport's assets says the city needs better signage to attract tourists. The Sun Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1tJ1Qn5 ) ten teams of three surveyors each from outside the area scoured Gulfport to determine where the city can expand and what it...

  • IMF chief Christine Lagarde under official investigation for 'negligence' in corruption probe

    PARIS (AP) — IMF chief Christine Lagarde under official investigation for 'negligence' in corruption probe.

  • Conflicts weighing heavily on German consumers

    BERLIN (AP) — A closely-watched survey shows economic expectations among German consumers have "completely collapsed" over concerns about the conflicts in Iraq, Israel and Ukraine. The GfK institute said Wednesday its latest index of economic expectations slid 35.5 points in August to 10.4 —...

  • China Telecom profit rises as mobile data grows

    BEIJING (AP) — China Telecom Ltd., one of the country's three main state-owned carriers, said Wednesday its profit rose 11.8 percent in the first half of the year as its Internet and mobile data businesses grew. The Beijing-based company earned 11.4 billion yuan ($1.9 billion), or 0.14 yuan (2...

  • Hackerspaces used to turn ideas turn into reality

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) — At HeatSync Labs, the tables are littered with computer chips, pens, pads and tools while the room is abuzz with the chatter of would-be inventors hoping to change the world — or just make cool things. They are part of a growing global movement of so-called hackerspaces. The...

  • Maysville receiving $1.15M for water tank project

    MAYSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The city of Maysville is receiving more than a million dollars for a water tank project. The U.S. Commerce Department, which announced the $1.15 million grant on Monday, said the city reports the project will support expansion of the region's automotive industry,...

  • Anti-UAW workers to form own union at VW plant

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Volkswagen workers who oppose the United Auto Workers at the German automaker's plant in Chattanooga are looking to form their own union. The Chattanooga Times Free Press (http://bit.ly/1vM9f5u ) reports that the group wants to form the first chapter of what would be...

  • Memphis brings Tenn. supermarket wine votes to 75

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Election officials have certified that Memphis voters have submitted enough signatures for a November referendum on supermarket wine sales, bringing the total number of communities holding a vote on the issue to 75. Currently, wine can only be sold in liquor stores. But...

  • State of Michigan to host latest virtual job fair

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Job seekers and employers will be able to connect through a State of Michigan-sponsored online career fair. The MiVirtualCareerFair is set for Wednesday. It's to feature three-dozen employers and is expected to be the largest such event to date. More than 140 employers...

  • Communities certified for wine sales referendum

    Here's a list of the 75 Tennessee communities that have collected enough signatures to place a referendum for supermarket wine sales on the November ballot: Alcoa Arlington Ashland City Athens Atoka Bartlett Brentwood Bristol Chattanooga Church Hill Clarksville Cleveland Clinton...

  • ExxonMobil to pay civil penalty for 2012 oil spill

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — ExxonMobil Pipeline Company has agreed to pay a $1.4 million civil penalty for an alleged violation of the Clean Water Act stemming from a 2012 crude oil spill from its "North Line" pipeline near Torbert in Pointe Coupee Parish. The U.S. Department of Justice and the...

  • Air New Zealand's annual profit up 45 percent

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's national airline on Wednesday posted a 45 percent increase in annual profit and said it expects to benefit from the fuel efficiency of 787-9 Dreamliners it is adding to its fleet. Air New Zealand announced a net profit of 262 million New Zealand...

  • Fonterra to invest in China infant formula company

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra said Wednesday it's forming a partnership with China's Beingmate to help meet growing demand for infant formula in the world's most populous nation. Fonterra, the world's largest dairy exporter, said it plans to take a stake of up...



From the Weekly Standard

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    Do Washington Republicans smell blood in New Jersey? The National Republican Senatorial Committee, the GOP's Senate campaign apparatus, issued a press release Wednesday knocking New Jersey's...

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