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  • Barnes, Heigl in tune in romance 'Jackie and Ryan'

    VENICE, Italy (AP) — "Jackie and Ryan" takes viewers into an America of tough times, train-hopping and old-time fiddle music. That sounds like the Great Depression, but it's set in the present day. The film from writer-director Ami Canaan Mann is a homespun romance starring Katherine Heigl and...

  • Body of slain soldier returned to Lebanese army

    BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's military received the remains of a soldier Monday who was held by Islamic militants, the state-run news agency said. The soldier, Sgt. Ali Sayid, was believed decapitated. Sayid's remains were delivered to a military checkpoint in the Lebanese border town of Arsal, the...

  • Fee approved for Vectren to replace Indiana pipes

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — State regulators have approved plans from Vectren Corp. to replace more than 1,000 miles of aging natural gas distribution lines across Indiana over seven years. The approval from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission also gives Vectren permission to add a fee to...

  • 3 rescued after jet ski overturns near Fort Monroe

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — The Coast Guard says three men escaped injury after their jet ski overturned near Fort Monroe. A Coast Guard response boat crew rescued the men following the accident on Sunday. The Coast Guard says in a news release that the men swam to the Thimble Shoal range towers...

  • 'Dolphin Tale' aquarium plans to drop animal shows

    CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — No animal performances will be held at a redesigned aquatic center planned by the Florida aquarium featured in the "Dolphin Tale" movies. The Clearwater Marine Aquarium was the location of the 2011 "Dolphin Tale" movie inspired by the real-life rescue and rehabilitation...

  • For sale: Century-old cards of Ty Cobb, Cy Young

    BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — A small auction house that's becoming known for selling rare baseball memorabilia has come across a mother lode of cards prized by collectors. The collection from 1909, 1910 and 1911 features more than 1,400 cards including famous players like Cy Young and Ty Cobb. Troy...

  • Driver faces charges in Va. wreck that killed 3

    KELLER, Va. (AP) — An Accomac man faces involuntary manslaughter charges stemming from a wreck that killed three people on the Eastern Shore. Virginia State Police also charged 36-year-old Bonfilio Velazquez with driving under the influence. He's being held without bond at the Eastern Shore...

  • GOP challenger tries novel tactics against Brown

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Republicans finally have the kind of gubernatorial candidate they need to be competitive in overwhelmingly Democratic California — a young, second-generation social moderate who has financial expertise and is comfortable on social media. Getting voters to pay attention...

  • Aid flows into Iraq Shiite town after siege broken

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's outgoing prime minister travelled to a small northern Shiite town Monday, praising its residents for fending off attacks by Sunni militants who had besieged them for more than two months until security forces backed by Iran-allied Shiite militias and U.S. airstrikes broke...

  • 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...

  • Modi visit draws pledges of support from Japan

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan and India agreed Monday to step up their economic and security cooperation as visiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi won pledges of support for his effort to revitalize the lagging Indian economy. Modi, who brought a delegation of more than a dozen Indian tycoons to Japan,...

  • Texas voter ID trial begins as elections ramp up

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A major election year in Texas has overshadowed an upcoming trial on the fate of the state's tough new voter ID law, with a judge set to determine whether it safeguards ballot integrity or discriminates against minorities by imposing a mandate that suppresses turnout. U.S....

  • 5 things to know about the Texas elections

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The results of Texas' Nov. 4 election will kick off the state's largest political shakeup in a generation because not a single statewide incumbent is on the ballot. Here are five things to watch: BIG SHAKEUP A Democrat hasn't won a statewide office in Texas in 20 years,...

  • Libya parliament asks ex-premier to form Cabinet

    CAIRO (AP) — Libya's elected parliament tasked Monday the recently resigned prime minister with forming a new government as the outgoing Cabinet acknowledged it had lost control of the capital to Islamist-allied militias. The official news agency said the parliament convening in Tobruk voted...

  • 6 killed in single-vehicle wreck in Dallas

    DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police say six people were killed in a single-vehicle wreck after their speeding car crashed into a tree. Police say four people died at the scene of the Sunday night wreck in southeast Dallas. Two others died at the hospital. Officer Monica Cordova says when the back tire...



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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  • Small Ball in Wisconsin

    West Allis, Wis. --  Scott Walker looked relaxed. Dressed in light blue Levi’s jeans, a navy polo shirt, and white and gray Nike sneakers, the Wisconsin governor had just finished speaking at a...

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  • Democrats Take the Low Road

    Conway, Ark. "Tom Cotton voted against preparing America for pandemics like Ebola,” a TV ad in Arkansas declared last week. The ad came from Democrat Mark Pryor, who is running for reelection to...

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