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  • Shiite Muslim rebels help create new government in Yemen

    The Shiite Muslim rebels called the Houthis are party to a peace agreement signed this weekend that calls for them, along with separatist factions, to nominate a new prime minister, the Associated Press and the BBC are reporting.

  • Iowa county faces criticism for $7M tax break plan

    HARRIS, Iowa (AP) — Residents are criticizing a northwest Iowa county's plan to use $6.9 million in tax breaks to improve roads around a major egg processor and rehabilitate an old school. The Des Moines Register reports (http://dmreg.co/1obrU62 ) the plan Osceola County officials are...

  • Study: Apple's new iPhones score big in durability

    NEW YORK (AP) — Apple's new and bigger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are more durable than last year's model and a leading Android phone, a study says. Apple's iPhone 6, whose screen measures 4.7 inches, did the best across a variety of tests that measures how prone smartphones are to break due to...

  • Chicago Latinos optimistic about new archbishop

    CHICAGO (AP) — Catholic Latinos went to Mass on Sunday hopeful that the incoming archbishop of Chicago will continue to speak out for immigration reform and the needs of the poor, and that he simply will be a big part of their parishes. On the first Sunday since Pope Francis' selection of...

  • California freeway shooting kills 1, injures 2

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Homicide detectives are investigating a potential gang-related Southern California shooting on a freeway off-ramp that left one person dead and two others injured. The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/XHKLOR ) that the shooting occurred at about 6:33 p.m....

  • Landrieu 'keg stand' photo making rounds on social media

    Photos are making the rounds on Twitter showing Sen. Mary Landrieu helping a Louisiana State University student manage a "keg stand" before a football game on Saturday.

  • Sierra Leone concludes nationwide Ebola lockdown

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Frustrated residents complained of food shortages in some neighborhoods of Sierra Leone's capital on Sunday as the country reached the third and final day of a sweeping, unprecedented lockdown designed to combat the deadly Ebola disease, volunteers said. While most...

  • Rivers leads Chargers to 22-10 win over Bills

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Philip Rivers found a new go-to target in leading the San Diego Chargers to their latest victory. A week after throwing three touchdown passes to tight end Antonio Gates to knock off the Seattle Seahawks, Rivers hit Eddie Royal for two scores in a 22-10 win over the...

  • Kashkari aims to unify GOP after weekend divisions

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari made the most of a low-profile Sunday morning speaking slot at the party's state convention, delivering a spirited defense of a party he said cares most about poor people and minorities but has failed to convey its message....

  • Obama congratulates new power-sharing leaders in Afghanistan

    President Obama on Sunday made a congratulatory call to Afghanistan's newly elected president, Ashraf Ghani, and the runner-up, Abdullah Abdullah, who have agreed to a power-sharing deal.

  • Dempsey: Afghan deal puts U.S. 'in a better place'

    "Now we need a signed security agreement and a NATO [status of forces agreement], both of which should be accomplished fairly quickly," said U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

  • New terror group could pose bigger threat to U.S. than ISIS

    House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Mich., said on "Face the Nation" Sunday that the threat of Khorasan is "more immediate" than the Islamic State, which the United States is targeting with airstrikes.

  • Feinstein: Congress must debate military force against Islamic State

    The Senate Intelligence Committee chairwoman said that Congress must reconvene after the November election to debate a measure authorizing President Obama to use military force in the Middle East.

  • Peter King: We'll investigate Secret Service over White House breach

    A top House Republican Sunday said it is "inexcusable" that a man was able to gain access to the White House on Friday without the Secret Service stopping him, and he believes Congress will launch a investigation.

  • Climate change march brings thousands to New York

    Thousands of people massed along Central Park in what might have seemed like a procession for one of many holiday parades that pass through this city. And while the mood was festive, the cause was more solemn -- act now on climate change, or face the consequences.



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