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  • Jet with cracked windshield returns to Los Angeles

    GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — An American Airlines jet bound for North Texas has safely returned to Los Angeles International Airport after the front windshield cracked. American spokesman Paul Flaningan said Tuesday that nobody on Flight 2448 to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport was hurt....

  • 3 Chinese inmates kill guard, break out of jail

    BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities set up checkpoints and offered a reward of $48,000 for three inmates who killed a guard, donned police uniforms and escaped Tuesday in a rare jailbreak. Police were searching for the fugitives after they escaped from Yanshou detention center outside Harbin in...

  • US home prices rose at slower pace in July

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose in July but at a slower rate compared with earlier this year. The moderating price increases could help support sales. Real estate data provider CoreLogic said Tuesday that prices rose 7.4 percent in July from July 2013. That was slightly below June's...

  • Dominion, Duke to build $5B natural gas pipeline

    NEW YORK (AP) — Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners have proposed building a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Gas is being relied upon to generate more of...

  • Norwegian to buy luxury cruise operator Prestige

    NEW YORK (AP) — Norwegian Cruise Line is getting into the luxury cruise business by acquiring Prestige Cruises International in a deal worth about $3 billion. Prestige operates high-end cruise lines Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., based in...

  • Jet maker to break ground on Arkansas expansion

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Dassault Falcon Jet is to break ground on a $60 million expansion of its private jet finishing plant at Little Rock's airport. The factory has about 2,000 employees, and expansion of the completion center ensures that 400 of those positions will stay in Arkansas. Last...

  • Troopers: Cazenovia woman dead, man arrested

    CAZENOVIA, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities have charged a 31-year-old man in the stabbing death of a woman he lived with in the central New York village of Cazenovia. Local media report that Stephen Schumejda has been arrested on second-degree murder and other charges in the death of 44-year-old Amy...

  • Louisiana man drowns during Florida vacation

    NAVARRE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a 65-year-old Louisiana man drowned in the Gulf of Mexico on Labor Day. The Santa Rosa Sheriff's Office says Roderick M. Maybee of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was pulled unconscious from the water Monday afternoon off the Florida Panhandle beach where he'd...

  • US home prices rose at slower pace in July

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose in July but at a slower rate compared with earlier this year. Read more on NewsOK.

  • Tropical Storm Dolly forms off Mexico's coast

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Dolly headed Tuesday for a soggy collision with Mexico's Gulf coast. The storm's maximum sustained winds early Tuesday were near 50 mph (85 kph) and it was forecast to strengthen as it approaches the coast Tuesday night and moves inland on Wednesday, the U.S....

  • Instead of mushrooms, Austrian finds grenade

    VIENNA (AP) — An Austrian on a woodland search for mushrooms came home with a more dangerous find — a grenade that police say could have been set off by the slightest movement. Police were called by the son of the unidentified 66-year old man who found the grenade and took it home. Explosives...

  • Off-duty NY police officer catches robbery suspect

    ROME, N.Y. (AP) — An off-duty New York police officer had just called it a day when he came across a robbery suspect whom he chased and caught. It happened Monday afternoon at the intersection of Embargo and James streets in Rome just as Police Officer Michael Uhl had finished his shift....

  • Fire chars 100 square miles of Klamath Forest

    HAPPY CAMP, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California wildfire sparked by lightning has burned 100 square miles of dry brush and timber in the Klamath National Forest near Happy Camp. The U.S. Forest Service says crews are working to keep flames away from homes in the communities of Seaid Valley and...

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for Sept. 2

    President Obama is off to the NATO summit in Wales this week and will face some of the largest crises head on.

  • Eric Cantor joins New York investment bank

    Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has joined a New York investment bank Moelis & Company as vice chairman and managing director.



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