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  • Chris Christie heads to Mexico

    The New Jersey governor is seeking to boost his foreign policy chops ahead of a likely 2016 run for the Republican presidential nomination.

  • AP Interview: Iran says it disrupts nuclear plots

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has disrupted plots by foreign spies to recruit its nuclear experts and stopped sabotage attempts through faulty foreign equipment supplied for its facilities, the deputy head of the Islamic Republic's nuclear department told The Associated Press. The comments by Asghar...

  • UK withdraws warrant for ill boy's parents

    LONDON (AP) — U.K. prosecutors have withdrawn the arrest warrant in the case of a British couple who took their 5-year-old son to Spain in hopes of getting a new type of radiation therapy for his brain tumor. The Crown Prosecution Service made the move Tuesday in a hearing in Britain's High Court.

  • Chris Brown pleads guilty to assault in Washington

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Chris Brown pleaded guilty on Tuesday to hitting a man outside a Washington hotel, an assault that occurred while the singer was on probation for attacking his then-girlfriend Rihanna. Brown pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault and was sentenced to time served. He spent two...

  • US construction spending up 1.8 percent in July

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years. All major categories of construction showed gains in an encouraging sign that spending on building projects will help boost the economy in the second half of this...

  • Euro continues descent ahead of ECB meeting

    LONDON (AP) — The euro fell to a one-year low against the dollar on Tuesday as it continued to lose support from speculation that the European Central Bank could start pumping money into the ailing eurozone economy to spur growth. The bank, which oversees monetary policy for the 18 countries...

  • Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin

    DETROIT (AP) — Starting Tuesday, lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out the city's billions of dollars in debt should be approved. After some delays, the trial in U.S. District Court begins a little more than 13...

  • Private equity firm to buy Compuware for $2.5B

    Private equity firm Thoma Bravo is spending about $2.5 billion to buy Compuware and take the software developer private. The companies say Compuware stock owners will receive about $10.92 for each share they own. That price includes mostly cash and some stock from Compuware spin-off Covisint....

  • Scottish opinion poll knocks the British pound

    LONDON (AP) — The British pound slipped sharply after an opinion poll showed that those advocating Scottish independence from the United Kingdom have gained ground, a little more than two weeks before the vote. A YouGov poll released Tuesday showed support for Scottish independence running at...

  • Detroit Medical Center to get $10 million award

    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Medical Center has been selected to receive a $10 million award as part of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' Health Care Innovation Awards program. The money will enable the DMC to test a primary care and preventative health model that reaches patients...

  • 2 injured in drive-by shooting on Long Island

    WYANDANCH, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a man and a woman were injured in a drive-by shooting on Long Island. They were among a handful of people standing around a parked car talking to a friend in Wyandanch when several gunshots were fired into the group Monday night. Police say the shots came from...

  • Md. doctor surrenders license after sex charge

    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — A western Maryland physician at the center of a medical licensing scandal is surrendering his license to practice medicine to resolve charges that he molested a female patient. Attorneys for Dr. William Dando and the Allegany County State's Attorney's office announced the...

  • Florida's Lee County school board rescinds vote to opt-out of state's standardized testing

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Florida's Lee County school board rescinds vote to opt-out of state's standardized testing.

  • Ad hits Landrieu over D.C. ties

    American Crossroads juxtaposes footage of daily life in Louisiana from one of the Landrieu campaign's own ads with footage of local leaders in Washington praising her work helping the city.

  • Union launches Obamacare accountability website

    Obamacare still needs some fixes until it reaches what Unite Here calls its "full potential," and the union wants to make sure that those happen.



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