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  • Obama about to fire his smoking gun again

    Despite fears of some establishment Republicans, I choose to believe that if Obama makes good on his threat, there will be electoral hell for Democrats to pay in November -- not Republicans.

  • Israel identifies body as missing American student

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli forensic investigators on Friday identified a recently found body as that of a U.S. religious student who disappeared while hiking in Jerusalem last week, Israeli police said, adding that he had been buried near Jerusalem. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said the body was...

  • 44 Fijian soldiers held captive by rebels in Syria

    SUVA, Fiji (AP) — Forty-four Fijian soldiers working as U.N. peacekeepers remained captive to a militant group in Syria on Friday while 75 Philippine soldiers were in tense standoff with the rebels, according to the two Pacific nations. Both nations remained hopeful the impasse could be...

  • Pakistani premier denies asking army to mediate

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's prime minister on Friday denied asking the country's military chief to mediate with opposition leaders and protesters who have camped for two weeks outside parliament in the capital, Islamabad, demanding his resignation over alleged voting fraud. Prime Minister Nawaz...

  • Ex-Myanmar beauty queen accused of stealing crown

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's first international beauty queen has absconded with her $100,000 crown after being stripped of her title for being rude and dishonest, organizers said Friday. May Myat Noe's photograph was blacked out on the Miss Asia Pacific World website, the word "dethroned"...

  • CNH announces more layoffs at Grand Island plant

    GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A farm implement plant in Grand Island intends to cut nearly 240 more jobs. CNH Industrial American on Thursday said the layoffs of 170 full-time company staffers and 68 agency employees assigned to the plant will be put on indefinite layoff. The layoffs are expected...

  • Money manager gets 15 years in Ohio fraud case

    CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio money manager accused of bilking 141 investors in a Ponzi scheme has been sentenced to 15 years in prison and ordered to pay $34.5 million in restitution. U.S. District Judge Herman Weber said he wanted to send a "loud, emphatic message" to fraudsters with the...

  • 5 California Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SEX-CONSENT Lawmakers pass bill that would make California first to define when "yes means yes" while investigating sex assaults at colleges. 2. CLIPPERS SALE Shelly Sterling...

  • In just 6 months, 37,477 illegal immigrant kids released, only 280 deported

    The Washington Examiner reports the Obama administration has released a huge majority of illegal immigrant children who poured over the U.S.-Mexico border earlier this year into dozens of tony counties without notifying the public, while deporting just 280, according to new reports. The Health...

  • In just 6 months, 37,477 illegal immigrant kids released, only 280 deported

    The Obama administration has released a huge majority of illegal immigrant children who poured over the U.S.-Mexico border earlier this year into dozens of tony counties without notifying the public, while deporting just 280.

  • Senegal confirms its 1st case of Ebola

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A man infected with Ebola traveled to Senegal, becoming the first recorded in this country of an outbreak that has hit four other West African countries and has killed more than 1,500 people, the Ministry of Health said Friday. The infected person is a university student...

  • Britain raises terror threat level

    LONDON (AP) — Britain raised the terror threat level from substantial to severe Friday, meaning that a terrorist attack is considered highly likely. Home Secretary Theresa Mays said the decision to raise the threat level was related to developments in Iraq and Syria, but that there was no...

  • Brazil's economy slips into a recession

    SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's government says the country's gross domestic product contracted 0.6 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three months, sending the country's economy into a recession. The government's IBGE statistics bureau said Friday it was the second consecutive...

  • US stocks edge higher in early trading

    The U.S. stock market is opening slightly higher as a series of reports on the U.S. economy rolls out. Consumer spending had its first decline since January, dipping 0.1 percent in July, as auto buying and income growth slowed. Other economic reports due Friday include a gauge of consumer...

  • At least 25 trapped in mine landslide in Nicaragua

    MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Rescuers are working to reach at least 25 miners trapped in a gold mine landslide in northern Nicaragua. Marta Lagos is an official of the ruling Sandinista Party and she says rescuers hear voices and presume that all those trapped are alive. Lagos told Channel 4 TV...



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