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  • Obama, Modi tout potential for deeper econ ties

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi touted the potential for deeper economic collaboration between the world's two largest democracies Tuesday, while seeking to address concerns that they have grown apart. Following an Oval Office meeting, Obama...

  • British warplanes launch first strikes in Iraq

    SALHIYAH, Iraq (AP) — British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon says British warplanes launched airstrikes against fighters from the Islamic State group in Iraq for the first time. The strikes Tuesday mark Britain's entry into the U.S.-led international air campaign aiming to crush the group,...

  • Government: NFL TV 'blackout' rule unsportsmanlike

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, football fans have bemoaned the rule barring NFL home games that haven't sold out from being televised in the local market. Well, you can't blame the government anymore. The Federal Communications Commission voted Tuesday to end the 1975 rule with a push from its...

  • Obama to visit black-owned Toyota steel supplier

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — President Barack Obama's visit to southwestern Indiana will include a stop at a minority-owned steel processor for the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana plant. The Evansville Courier & Press reports (http://bit.ly/1rBrzgw ) Obama will visit Millennium Steel as part of...

  • California becomes first state to ban plastic bags

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, driven to action by pollution in streets and waterways. A national coalition of plastic bag manufacturers immediately said it would seek a...

  • Billionaire gives $15M a year to NC research hub

    KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — The 91-year-old billionaire owner of Dole Food Co. said Tuesday he is committing $15 million a year in perpetuity to sustain a North Carolina research institute named after him devoted to improving human health through scientifically honed nutrition. David Murdock's...

  • Parachute maker to expand

    COLUMBIA, Miss. (AP) — Columbia Parachute Company is expanding and creating new jobs at its Columbia, Mississippi, plant. The announcement came Tuesday by Gov. Phil Bryant and company officials. Officials say the project represents a $300,000 corporate investment and will create 26 new jobs,...

  • Microsoft skips Windows 9 to emphasize advances

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The next version of Microsoft's flagship operating system will be called Windows 10, as the company skips version 9 to emphasize advances it is making toward a world centered on mobile devices and Internet services. The current version, Windows 8, has been widely derided...

  • Hillary Clinton will raise money for Shaheen

    The event will raise money for the New Hampshire Democrat who is running for re-election against Republican Scott Brown, a source confirmed to the Washington Examiner.

  • Chicago court hears arguments Holocaust case

    CHICAGO (AP) — A federal appeals court has heard arguments about whether lawsuits accusing Hungary's national bank and railway of stealing assets from Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust should proceed through U.S. or Hungarian courts. Oral arguments Tuesday before the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of...

  • Dead cruise passenger ID'd as South Carolina man

    MIAMI (AP) — Police have released the identity of a cruise ship passenger who died after a fall as a South Carolina man. Miami-Dade County police say 20-year-old Kendall Wernet of Moncks Corner, South Carolina, died in what appears to be an accidental fall Monday aboard the Carnival Ecstasy...

  • Key Los Angeles subway connector 1 step closer

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A new underground train that will speed passengers through downtown Los Angeles took a symbolic step forward Tuesday with a "groundbreaking" attended by shovel-wielding politicians and transportation officials. The "regional connector," as officials with the Los Angeles...

  • Class members drop lawsuit against Google over alleged data collection

    OAKLAND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Class members alleging Google collected and shared user data through Android’s mobile operating system without consent have dropped their class action lawsuit. “(T)he parties hereby stipulate to a dismissal of the individual claims of...

  • Fallin says residents should remain alert after beheading

    By Rick M. Green, Staff Writer Gov. Mary Fallin encouraged Oklahomans Tuesday to be on the lookout for any suspicious activity following the beheading of a Vaughan Foods employee by a Muslim convert five days ago. She said as the investigation unfolds “it is unclear at this time whether the...

  • Secret Service head grilled over breach

    One after another, lawmakers expressed outrage and disbelief over the Sept. 19 breach, along with another incident involving the Secret Service's botched response to a shooter who fired off seven shots that hit the White House's upper residence in 2011.



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