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  • Will George Clooney be president one day?

    The chances George Clooney becomes president of the United States may be small, but they are growing.

  • Obama seeks traction on economy amid foreign tests

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's escalating military campaign in Iraq and Syria has drowned out the economic pitch he hoped would help salvage a midterm election that has been favoring Republicans. But the airstrikes against Islamic State extremists have also introduced a new...

  • Taliban suicide bombers kill 7 in Kabul, wound 21

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban suicide bombers struck two buses carrying Afghan soldiers in Kabul early Wednesday, killing seven people and wounding 21, just a day after the signing of a key U.S.-Afghan security pact. The long-awaited deal allows U.S. forces to remain in the country past the...

  • Syria blasts at school kill 17, including 10 kids

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Twin bombings near a school in central Syria killed at least 17 people on Wednesday, including 10 children, as gruesome images appeared on social media networks purported to show Kurdish fighters slain at the hands of Islamic State militants during battles near Syria's...

  • Ireland unit seeking secret IRA graves finds body

    DUBLIN (AP) — Forensic experts searching for the long-hidden graves of Irish Republican Army victims found the remains Wednesday of a body during a month-long search, the latest in a long line of grim discoveries that seek to resolve old grievances of the Northern Ireland conflict. The...

  • Spaniard rescued after 12 days in Peru cave

    LEIMEBAMBA, Peru (AP) — A Spanish speleologist has been rescued in Peru after 12 days trapped about 400 meters (1,300 feet) underground in a cave in Peru's remote Amazon region. Rescuers brought 44-year-old Cecilio Lopez out of the mouth of the cave Tuesday to cheers from an international team...

  • US companies add jobs at healthy clip in September

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses continued hiring at a solid pace in September, according to a private survey. The result marks the the sixth straight month of solid gains. Payroll processer ADP says private employers added 213,000 jobs last month, up slightly from 202,000 in August. Job gains...

  • Buffalo tech firm laying off 70, mostly at HQ

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A Buffalo-based website designer and service provider says it will lay off about 70 employees, including 50 who work at the company's downtown headquarters. Synacor Inc. CEO Himesh Bhise said in a statement released Tuesday that about 20 percent of the company's workforce...

  • Marathon Petroleum's Speedway closes on Hess deal

    FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — Marathon Petroleum's Speedway has completed its $2.82 billion purchase of Hess' retail operations and other assets. Hess is the largest chain of company-operated gas stations and convenience stores on the East Coast. In May when the deal was announced, the companies said...

  • NASA postpones rocket launch from Va. facility

    WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) — The launch of a Department of Defense rocket from Virginia's Eastern Shore has been postponed. NASA had planned to launch the Terrier-Lynx suborbital rocket early Wednesday morning. The space agency says in a news release that the launch has been rescheduled for Oct....

  • Truck deals help boost US auto sales in September

    DETROIT (AP) — September sales won't be as hot as August, the best month in eight years, but industry analysts still expect them to be strong. Most predict sales rose around 10 percent from a year ago, fueled mainly by big discounts on pickup trucks. General Motors and Chrysler hoped to take...

  • Could a merger follow the PayPal-eBay split?

    NEW YORK (AP) — PayPal's split from long-time partner eBay Inc. makes Carl Icahn mighty happy. But he doesn't think PayPal should stay single for long. Icahn, who months ago called on eBay to spin off the lucrative online and mobile payment service, continues to believe that the payments field...

  • Teen beaten at Six Flags undergoes skull surgery

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy critically injured at Six Flags America during the first night of its Halloween event, Fright Fest, has undergone surgery on his skull and is in a coma. The teen was beaten outside the Upper Marlboro park Saturday in brawls that witnesses described...

  • UK's Cameron promises tax cuts, EU battle

    LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron has promised a tough stance on Europe and tax cuts for millions in a speech designed to rally the Conservative faithful and sway other voters ahead of a national election next year. Cameron closed the Conservatives' conference Wednesday by...

  • Chrysler's US sales jump 19 percent in September

    DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler Group says its U.S. sales rose 19 percent in September thanks to strong demand for the new Jeep Cherokee SUV and the Ram pickup. Cherokee sales rose to 14,639, surpassing the bigger Grand Cherokee and helping the Jeep brand increase sales by 47 percent over last...



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