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  • Israel targets symbols of Hamas control in Gaza

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats pounded symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting. The strikes early Tuesday hit the home of the top Hamas leader in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh, as well as...

  • California governor sets more talks on migrants

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown will take another break in his trade visit to Mexico to talk about immigration reform with religious leaders from Latin America on Tuesday. The private session will come after he discusses university exchanges and energy projects between Mexico...

  • Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A study by the Urban Institute shows that more than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies. These consumers fall behind on credit cards or hospital bills. Their mortgages, auto loans or student debt pile up, unpaid....

  • 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...

  • T-Mobile deal helps Rhapsody hit 2M paying subs

    SEATTLE (AP) — Rhapsody says its partnership with T-Mobile has helped boost its number of paying subscribers to more than 2 million, up from 1.7 million in April. Last month, Rhapsody teamed up with T-Mobile on a new service called unRadio. It allows users to stream randomly generated songs...

  • Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

    WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute. These consumers fall behind on credit cards or hospital bills. Read more on NewsOK.

  • What Qatar didn't tell Nancy Pelosi about the 'humanitarian organization' Hamas

    Hamas "is a humanitarian organization," House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told CNN's Candy Crowley on Sunday in a discussion of how the U.S. should handle the Islamist extremist group's conflict with Israel.

  • UN sanctions NKorea operator of ship with weapons

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations imposed sanctions on the North Korean shipping company that operates a ship seized by Panama in July 2013 for carrying undeclared military equipment from Cuba ordered all countries to freeze its assets. The Security Council committee monitoring...

  • Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. In allowing the deal to go forward, Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas sided Monday with Sterling's estranged wife, Shelly...

  • Coast Guard rescues 3 from disabled sailboat

    YOUNGSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says it has rescued three people from a disabled sailboat on Lake Ontario. The 30-foot sailboat became disabled Monday morning about three miles northwest of the entrance to the Niagara River. The Coast Guard says the station in Youngstown...

  • Fashion industry, retailers and the gender binary

    NEW YORK (AP) — As a transgender woman who began her transition about a year ago, Kylie Jack is still figuring out her fashion style, but she wanted one thing right away: well-fitting bras. Friends recommended Petticoat Fair in Austin, Texas, where she lives. The lingerie shop is known for...

  • Oklahoma lawmakers renew efforts to allow guns on campus

    By K.S. McNutt, Staff Writer Allowing students, faculty and staff to carry guns on campus would make Oklahoma’s colleges and universities safer, say lawmakers who are pushing for the change. Officials at Oklahoma’s two largest campuses couldn’t disagree more. “Placing guns on campus,...

  • US: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach "a very serious matter" and going public with allegations that have simmered for some time. The treaty...

  • Be ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war, Netanyahu says

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Signaling an escalation of Israel's Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis Monday to be ready for a "prolonged" war, and the military warned Palestinians in three large neighborhoods to leave their homes and head immediately for Gaza City....

  • Darden CEO to step down amid Olive Garden troubles

    NEW YORK (AP) — Darden Restaurants CEO and Chairman Clarence Otis is stepping down as the company fights to fix its flagship Olive Garden chain following its contested sale of Red Lobster. The company, based in Orlando, Florida, also said Monday that it's changing its corporate policies to...



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