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  • Parents of ill UK boy fight extradition from Spain

    LONDON (AP) — The parents say they want to give their 5 year-old-boy with a brain tumor the best chance to live with a revolutionary new treatment they learned about on the Internet. Their British hospital says the boy has a 70 percent to 80 percent chance of survival with the treatment it...

  • Regional body to help restore stability in Lesotho

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Southern Africa's regional body said Monday it will send an envoy and an observer team to Lesotho to help restore stability and security in the mountainous kingdom where military actions over the weekend caused the prime minister to flee. The Southern African Development...

  • Obama promoting economic gains as elections near

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — President Barack Obama says he'll press Congress to raise the minimum wage in the same way he courted his wife — never taking no for an answer. Obama brought a buoyant Labor Day message to Wisconsin, telling union members on Monday that he sees, quote, "engines are revving a...

  • San Francisco to be 1st to test urban farming law

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco will soon become the first city to enact a California law giving owners who turn empty lots into gardens a break on their taxes. The measure lets cities and towns lower the assessed value — and therefore the property taxes — on parcels of land if owners...

  • 2 teens injured after falling out of carnival ride

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Two teenagers are recovering after being injured when they fell out of a carnival ride at a West Texas church bazaar. Police in El Paso say the "Sidewinder" — a swinging pendulum ride with two gondolas at each end — was in motion Sunday night at the Saint Anthony's Bazaar...

  • Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage

    HAVANA (AP) — Lugging duffel bags crammed with soap, socks, toys and other hard-to-obtain consumer goods, travelers arriving in Cuba on Monday complained that new government restrictions on their imports would leave their families wanting. Passengers on flights from Miami said they were...

  • New invasive plant pest devastates berry crops

    BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — A new invasive insect has devastated northeastern berry crops, and New York growers are working with Cornell University plant experts to develop strategies to fight it. Binghamton apple grower Dave Johnson tells the Ithaca Journal (http://ithacajr.nl/1nPmhK8 ) that the...

  • Scott and Crist bash each other at campaign events

    PLANT CITY, Fla. (AP) — Florida's two main rivals for governor kicked their campaigns into gear on Monday as both Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist lashed out at each other in an effort to ramp up enthusiasm among core voters. Scott, the Republican incumbent seeking a second term,...

  • Uruguay says Guantanamo prisoner not imminent

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — The transfer of six men held at the Guantanamo Bay prison to Uruguay may not be imminent after all. In July, the Pentagon gave Congress required 30-day notice that it intended to send six prisoners to the South American country. Uruguayan President Jose Mujica said he...

  • New $1B power line to improve South Texas service

    McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Construction continues on a new $1 billion electricity line in South Texas that officials said will not only improve service in the state's Rio Grande Valley but also allow energy generated in South Texas to be delivered to the rest of the state. The project was approved...

  • Key West installs plaque honoring Diana Nyad

    KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A bronze plaque honoring endurance swimmer Diana Nyad has been installed on the Florida Keys beach where last year she successfully ended a 53-hour swim from Havana without a shark cage. Nyad staggered ashore at Smathers Beach in Key West on Sept. 2, 2013, after swimming...

  • Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they spoke — called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom....

  • Battle-hit Ukraine village picks up the pieces

    HRABSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Alexander Bespalko and his son lifted parts from a burned-out Ukrainian armored personnel carrier in a village ravaged by the past week's battles. With homes destroyed and livelihoods lost, residents in the village of Hrabske must scrape for a living and at least scrap...

  • Iraqi prime minister pledges to root out militants

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's outgoing prime minster pledged Monday to turn his country into "a big grave" for Sunni militants from the Islamic State group and commended security forces who achieved a rare victory over insurgents by ending the siege of a Shiite town. Nouri al-Maliki made the comments...

  • Pakistan's premier challenged by raging protests

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Ahead of a joint session of parliament, Pakistan's prime minister and army chief held marathon meetings Monday over violent anti-government protests that could force the premier of this nuclear-armed country to resign. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif again vowed he would not step...



From the Weekly Standard

  • ‘We Don’t Have a Strategy Yet’

    "Rooting out a cancer like ISIL won’t be easy and it won’t be quick,” President Obama told the American Legion’s annual convention in Charlotte on Tuesday, August 26. He repeated the thought in...

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