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  • 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.

  • 6 militants killed in US Somalia strike

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Shabab's top leader was traveling in one of two vehicles hit Monday night by a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said Tuesday. The spokesman would not say whether Somali Ahmed Abdi Godane, the rebel leader, was among the six...

  • Saudi executes 4 people for drug smuggling

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia announced on Tuesday that it executed another four people it says were found guilty of trying to illegally smuggle large quantities of pills and hashish into the kingdom. That brings to 45 the number of people executed this year in Saudi Arabia,...

  • US construction spending rebounds 1.8 percent in July, biggest gain in more than 2 years

    WASHINGTON (AP) — US construction spending rebounds 1.8 percent in July, biggest gain in more than 2 years.

  • 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...

  • US manufacturing expanded in August at fastest pace in 3½ years as orders and production rose

    WASHINGTON (AP) — US manufacturing expanded in August at fastest pace in 3½ years as orders and production rose.

  • US manufacturing grows at fastest pace in 3½ years

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. manufacturing grew in August at the strongest pace in more than three years as factories cranked out more goods and new orders rose. The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, says its manufacturing index rose to 59 from 57.1 in July....

  • US stock market edges higher in early trading

    U.S. stocks are wavering in early trading as investors look ahead to major economic reports out this week. Central banks meet this week in Europe and Japan, and the jobs report for August comes out Friday. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 30 points, or 0.2 percent, to...

  • New York: Bank didn't lend to blacks in Buffalo

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's attorney general is accusing a mortgage lender of refusing to offer financing to African-Americans living in Buffalo. Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court on Tuesday alleging accusing Evans Bank of intentionally excluding predominantly...

  • New Jersey OKs Trump Plaza shutdown Sept. 16

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey casino regulators have given final approval to Trump Plaza's plan to shut down in two weeks. The state Division of Gaming Enforcement issued a closing notice Tuesday to Trump Plaza, which will cease operations at 6 a.m. Sept. 16. Trump Plaza will be the...

  • Police make arrest in killing at Md. restaurant

    BROOKLYN PARK, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County police say they have arrested a 26-year-old man for killing a fellow employee at a Popeye's restaurant in Brooklyn Park. Police said Tuesday that they have arrested Moises Gomez-Castillo of Brooklyn, Maryland. He is charged with first- and...

  • State starts accepting medical marijuana requests

    CHICAGO (AP) — Thousands of patients in Illinois will be able to apply for special ID cards allowing them to use medical marijuana under a new state law. Authorities begin accepting applications for medical marijuana Tuesday from patients whose last names start with letters A through L. Each...

  • Electricity prices rise most since 2009

    Electricity prices for the first half of this year increased the most in a year-over-year basis since 2009, according the Energy Department's statistics arm.

  • 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.



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