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  • BP warns of impact of Russia sanctions on profits

    LONDON (AP) — Energy company BP warned Tuesday that further international sanctions on Russia could hurt its profits because of its stake in the country's oil giant, Rosneft. The company said any erosion of its relationship with Rosneft — which is majority controlled by the Russian state,...

  • Kosovo prosecutor suspects some killed for organs

    BRUSSELS (AP) — A special European Union prosecutor says there are "compelling indications" that up to 10 captives were killed to have their organs harvested for illegal trafficking during the 1998-99 Kosovo war. However, American prosecutor Clint Williamson said Tuesday that the level of...

  • EU clears state aid for ailing Polish carrier LOT

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's antitrust authority has approved the Polish government's 200 million-euro ($270 million) bailout for its ailing national carrier, LOT airlines. The 28-nation bloc's executive Commission said Tuesday the assistance does not violate EU rules limiting state...

  • Avoiding plane crashes as air traffic doubles

    NEW YORK (AP) — More travelers are flying than ever before, creating a daunting challenge for airlines: keep passengers safe in an ever more crowded airspace. Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe — roughly the population of New York City — step aboard an airplane. They almost...

  • Sandra Fluke's biggest donor is ... Sandra Fluke

    Liberal darling and free-birth-control advocate Sandra Fluke is her own biggest donor in her state Senate race, according to official California campaign finance reports.

  • Inaction could raise climate costs 40 percent, White House says

    Waiting to address climate change would be more costly than acting now, the White House said in a new report.

  • Mike Pence is headed in wrong direction with Medicaid expansion

    Indiana's Republican Gov. Mike Pence has proposed changing the state's Medicaid program, called the “Healthy Indiana Plan.” He says his plan doesn't expand Medicaid, but others on the Left and the Right argue that it does. While Pence’s plan is better than a blind expansion of the broken...

  • Australia plans to arrest 2 Middle East fighters

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian police have obtained arrest warrants for two Australians who are fighting with the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria after one posted photographs of the other posing with severed heads of Syrian soldiers. Australian Federal Police said in a statement...

  • EU envoys meeting on tougher Russia sanctions

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The United States and the European Union are preparing a powerful one-two punch against the Russian economy, with EU ambassadors meeting Tuesday to discuss a dramatic escalation in the trade bloc's sanctions on Russia. Measures under consideration include limiting Russia's...

  • Lonely Londoners looking to open up to strangers

    LONDON (AP) — It's a typical urban routine: Sit on the subway, headphones in, fiddling with the smartphone to avoid eye contact with fellow passengers. Now a new campaign called "Talk to me" wants to break that habit and change London's image as one of the loneliest places in Britain....

  • Iran leader calls for arming Gaza to fight Israel

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader on Tuesday called on Muslims from around the world to help arm Gaza Palestinians in their fight against Israel. The call by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was his latest such message during the ongoing war between Gaza's Hamas rulers and Israel. Khamenei...

  • BASF donating $10,000 to help Detroit River refuge

    TRENTON, Mich. (AP) — BASF Corp. is donating $10,000 to the International Wildlife Refuge Alliance to help the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge. The Refuge Alliance's Chairman Dick Micka says in a statement that the nonprofit will use the money to strengthen partnerships to...

  • Singing River Health System closing 2 more clinics

    PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — Singing River Health System says two primary care clinics in Gautier and D'Iberville will close. The Sun Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1qfcPBM ) the clinics will close Aug. 29. Officials say the closures are part of the hospital's realignment of its primary care...

  • Man charged in death of Brooklyn man

    NEW YORK (AP) — The NYPD has arrested a man in connection with the death of a 30-year-old man found stabbed multiple times in Brooklyn. Wade Swann, of Brooklyn, was arrested early Tuesday and charged with second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon. Police say Enrique Galloway,...

  • Police arrest Glen Burnie man over 2 pounds of pot

    GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County police have charged a Glen Burnie man after recovering more than 2 pounds of marijuana in a shed at his home. WBAL AM (http://bit.ly/1rWKwLw ) reports that police found the marijuana after a report came from the house on Sunday. Police say the 2.4...



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