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  • Investors fret Yahoo's future, stock dips

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo's stock fell Monday as investors grappled with uncertainty about the Internet company's future in the wake of last week's record-setting Wall Street debut by the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. Silicon Valley-based Yahoo reaped more than $9 billion from selling some...

  • Torrential rains continue to batter West Texas

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a woman in El Paso after torrential rains from the remnants of Hurricane Odile battered West Texas. Rainfall amounts across Texas in the past week have ranged from 2 inches to as much as 14 inches. The greatest amount was recorded...

  • NYC police: Man stabbed during fight over money

    NEW YORK (AP) — Police in New York City say a man has been stabbed in the neck in what is believed to be a dispute over money. The incident occurred just after 1 p.m. Monday in Brooklyn's tony Brooklyn Heights neighborhood. Officials say a man in his 30s was rushed to Lutheran medical Center...

  • Panel approves query to Oklahoma Supreme Court on legality of Capitol repair bond measure

    By Rick M. Green, Capitol Bureau The state will ask the Oklahoma Supreme Court to validate the legality of a $120 million Capitol repair bond measure after an attorney challenged its constitutionality. The Oklahoma Capitol Improvement Authority, chaired by Gov. Read more on NewsOK.

  • Accused White House intruder armed in July arrest

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Army soldier accused of sprinting across the White House lawn and into the executive mansion was heavily armed when he was arrested by Virginia state troopers after a traffic stop in July. Wythe County Deputy Commonwealth Attorney David Saliba said Monday that Omar J....

  • Islamic State offensive poses problems for Turkey

    SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Fierce fighting Monday between the Islamic State militant group and Kurdish forces just over the border in Syria brought the battle closer to Turkey, triggering a surge of tens of thousands of refugees and raising pressure for the government to step up efforts to take on the...

  • Japan-born admiral nominated as U.S. Pacific commander

    If confirmed by the Senate, Adm. Harry B. Harris would take over from current commander Adm. Samuel Locklear as skepticism over the viability of President Obama's "Pacific pivot" strategy has reached a peak.

  • Islamic State group calls for attacking civilians

    BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group's spokesman said its fighters are ready to battle a U.S.-led military coalition, casting it as a historic clash between Muslims and their enemies and calling for attacks at home and abroad. Abu Mohammed al-Adnani's 42-minute audio statement, which appeared...

  • New company running National Guard support program

    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A program that helps New Hampshire National Guard members and their families won praise from a Defense Department official Monday as it transitions to new management. The 7-year-old program helps individuals and families with suicide prevention, mental health care,...

  • SEC hands whistleblower record-breaking $30 million award

    SEC officials said the widespread securities violations would have been difficult to detect were it not for the whistleblower, whose identity they did not make public.

  • White House intruder previously charged with weapons possession

    The man accused of breaching security and making it inside the White House Friday had two previous encounters with Washington, D.C., police and was arrested in Virginia in July and charged with eluding police and possession of a sniper rifle and a sawed-off shotgun.

  • Mainstream Scream: Chris Matthews ridicules ISIS fear, rips neocon 'hucksters'

    This week's Mainstream Media Scream features a regular, MSNBC's Chris Matthews, host of Hardball, and is rant that "neocons" are scaring people about the threat of ISIS.

  • Media hype: Networks all in to push 'Climate March'

    The TV networks were clearly showing their green this weekend, giving the "People's Climate March" in New York nearly five times the coverage of the biggest annual march in Washington, the anti-abortion "March for Life."

  • Issa responds to Lois Lerner interview

    "She appears to have great confidence that her allies in the Obama Administration will not consider legal action after she resigned and declined to discuss the IRS’ actions against private citizens," Issa said.

  • Prosecutor: more than 800 rounds of ammunition found in car of alleged White House intruder

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutor: more than 800 rounds of ammunition found in car of alleged White House intruder.



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