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  • Gaza lions sent to Jordan after war damages zoo

    BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — A trio of scrawny lions was brought into Israel from Gaza on Tuesday en route to a better life at a wildlife sanctuary in Jordan after their zoo was damaged in the recent Israel-Hamas war. The three, a pair of males and a pregnant female, were sedated at Al-Bisan...

  • Court reviews contractor political donations

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A panel of 11 appeals court judges seems reluctant to overturn a ban on contractors donating money to federal elections, a prohibition that has been on the books for 70 years. The judges heard arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit by a lawyer and two federal retirees who want to...

  • Who is the man replacing the 'Bond King'?

    NEW YORK (AP) — With Bill Gross' surprise departure from Pimco, 45-year-old Daniel Ivascyn now finds himself watching over trillions in assets at the huge mutual fund firm. The new chief investment officer takes over from a fiery Wall Street legend. Gross co-founded Pimco in 1971 and ran the...

  • California man charged with bank fraud

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The one-time owner of an Orange County, California mortgage lending company has been charged with defrauding two banks of $12 million by submitting fake funding requests for nonexistent loans. A federal grand jury in Louisville, Kentucky handed up the indictment of...

  • Texas Crop Report

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — The following reports were compiled by AgriLife Extension Service for the week of Sept. 30: Central: Temperatures were cooler and soil moisture was generally rated as fair throughout the region. Overall, rangeland and pastures were also fair, and livestock and...

  • Sagebrush habitat fuels $1B in recreation spending

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — Visitors to federal rangelands with significant tracts of sagebrush pumped about $1 billion into the economy in 11 Western states last year, according to a study released Tuesday by advocates of protecting sage grouse across the region. The study is the first of its kind to...

  • Study: Gambling industry worth $240B, 1.7M jobs

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. casinos and the makers of the games found inside had a $240 billion economic impact and employed 1.7 million people in 2013, a study shows. That includes $38 billion in local, state and federal taxes the industry said it paid last year in gambling fees, property taxes,...

  • Colorado's pot market getting new competition

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado's new marijuana industry is in for a brand new element Wednesday — competition. The state gave medical marijuana dispensaries and growers a nine-month exclusive on the new recreational pot business, fearing an unmanageable explosion of new businesses. The grandfathering...

  • California becomes first state to ban plastic bags

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, driven to action by pollution in streets and waterways. A national coalition of plastic bag manufacturers immediately said it would seek a...

  • Stocks slip, leaving S&P 500 down for September

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are ending slightly lower, leaving the Standard & Poor's 500 index in the red for September. It was only the third monthly loss for the benchmark index this year. After a day of slight ups and downs, the S&P 500 fell five points, or 0.3 percent, to close at 1,972 on...

  • Texas Crop Report

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — The following reports were compiled by AgriLife Extension Service for the week of Sept. 30: Central: Temperatures were cooler and soil moisture was generally rated as fair throughout the region. Overall, rangeland and pastures were also fair, and livestock and...

  • Chicago man charged with double homicide

    CHICAGO (AP) — Police say a 35-year-old Chicago man has been charged in the stabbing deaths of his girlfriend and his 7-year-old daughter. Police say Maciej Kotlinski (mah-SEE'-ay koht-LIN'-skee) faces two counts of first-degree murder in connection with Sunday morning's slayings. Police say...

  • Judge to give verdict Oct. 8 in Joliet murder case

    JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A Will County judge will announce a verdict next week for a man accused in a grisly 2013 Joliet double murder. Closing arguments were given Tuesday morning in the first-degree murder trial 26-year-old Joshua Miner of Joliet. He's charged with strangling Eric Glover and...

  • Exclusive: Secret Service lapsed in Atlanta trip

    The Secret Service allowed a security breach during President Obama's visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta on Sept. 16.

  • Will Obama's White House end when Obama leaves?

    The biggest issue in this fall's election is whether the Obama administration will end when Barack Obama leaves the White House or whether it will continue on, by appointing federal judges with lifetime appointments who share President Obama's contempt for the Constitution.



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