08/22/14 06:16 AM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas said it shot dead 11 suspected informants for Israel on Friday, a day after an Israeli airstrike on a house in southern Gaza Strip killed three top Hamas military commanders. The Hamas-run website Al Rai said the 11 were killed by firing squad and warned that...
08/22/14 06:15 AM
A head-on collision of two tourist buses near a popular Red Sea resort has killed 33 people and injured 41, according to Egypt's state news agency. (Aug. 22) SHOTLIST ASSOCIATED PRESS - AP CLIENTS ONLY Near Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt - 22 August, 2014 1. Night, various destroyed buses, rescue...
08/22/14 06:15 AM
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine police have arrested eight suspected members of an online extortion ring accused of blackmailing over 1,000 Hong Kong and Singapore residents after luring them into exposing themselves in front of webcams. The head of the police anti-cybercrime group,...
08/22/14 06:00 AM
GENEVA (AP) — The death toll from three years of Syria's civil war has risen to more than 191,000 people, the United Nations reported Friday. The figure, covering the period from March 2011 to April 2014, is the first issued by the U.N.'s human rights office since July 2013, when it documented...
08/22/14 06:00 AM
IZVARYNE, Ukraine (AP) — Russia unilaterally sent an aid mission into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday, saying its patience had worn out after a week of delays it blamed on the Ukrainian government. The International Committee of the Red Cross, which had planned to escort the convoy to...
By Bob Carey and Josh Flynn-Brown | 08/21/14 07:18 PM
Recently laid-off Army officers are not bad apples, rather they are the victims of rudderless policy and feckless prioritization in the White House and Congress.
08/22/14 05:02 AM
IZVARYNE, Ukraine (AP) — CORRECTS: AP journalist: 1st trucks in Russian aid convoy driven into eastern Ukraine. (Corrects APNewsAlert to delete reference to Red Cross driving the trucks.
By David M. Drucker | 08/21/14 05:54 PM
Like a student retaking a course he failed, Gov. Rick Perry is working a little harder as his second presidential campaign gets underway.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/21/14 11:21 PM
So far, it's been difficult to discern what President Obama is prepared to do about ISIS outside of staying the airstrike course in Iraq that he began two weeks ago.
By Rebecca Berg | 08/21/14 09:21 PM
On the surface, Sen. Mark Pryor's latest ad is almost unremarkable.
By Luke Rosiak | 08/21/14 07:01 PM
Ever waited in an airport screening line watching Transportation Security Administration officers poking and prodding old ladies and little kids, then asking yourself, "How could they make a system like this?" The person who could change that scene is Sen. Jay Rockefeller, the West Virginia...
By Brian Hughes | 08/21/14 06:46 PM
President Obama, depending on whom you ask, has crawled into a shell either because he can't change Washington or is simply smart enough to recognize the limitations of his office.
08/21/14 11:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The beheading of freelance journalist James Foley has forced a new debate between the longtime U.S. and British refusal to negotiate with terrorists, and Europe and the Persian Gulf's increasing willingness to pay ransoms in a desperate attempt to free citizens. The dilemma:...
By David Harsanyi | 08/21/14 11:38 PM
In a bit of dubious cherry-picking, a new Bloomberg article concludes that the Affordable Care Act is losing its effectiveness as a political issue for Republicans and is diminishing as a major issue.Â
By Linda Chavez | 08/21/14 11:19 PM
For over a week, we have been repeatedly told that a white police officer shot and killed an "unarmed black teenager" in Ferguson, Mo. â€" and now the highest law enforcement official in the nation is reinforcing this narrative.Â
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