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  • Army Corps of Engineers stops its review of Oregon coal export project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is halting its review of a proposed coal export terminal in Oregon, a decision that comes a month after the state rejected a permit needed for the project.

  • Putin, Rouhani not on Obama's U.N. 'dance card'

    The White House says the chance of a meeting between President Obama and Russian or Iranian leaders at the United Nation's General Assembly meeting next week are slim to none.

  • 9 hurt in crash on SF Bay Area freeway

    SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (AP) — The California Highway Patrol says a crash left nine people injured and blocked all lanes of a major San Francisco Bay Area freeway. The fiery incident on Interstate 880 began around 3 a.m. Monday when an SUV driver crashed in the southbound lanes. A truck swerved to...

  • Net neutrality comment period closes

    Thus far, the FCC has received over 1.7 million public comments on the potential rule changes with more to follow as the comment period comes to a close.

  • McCain concerned about Scottish independence

    The Arizona Republican said a major reason he is concerned is that he believes Great Britain is the most important military and intelligence ally the United States has, according to the Financial Times.

  • House Republicans drafting resolution to authorize training of Syrian rebels

    The resolution would not authorize any money, but would allow contributions from foreign governments, a senior House Armed Services Committee aide said.

  • Jean Paul Gaultier to stop making ready-to-wear

    PARIS (AP) — The house of Jean Paul Gaultier has announced that it is stopping women's and men's ready-to-wear collections. A short statement Monday said the 62-year-old designer — one of the most famous names in fashion — would be concentrating on the lucrative world of haute couture and...

  • 'Minecraft' could boost Microsoft's mobile reach

    NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft's decision to spend $2.5 billion for the creator of the hit game "Minecraft" could help the Xbox maker grab attention on mobile phones, a new priority for the company. But the move carries risks, as gamers can be fickle. Although the Lego-like multiplayer game is...

  • Stocks end slightly lower as investors wait on Fed

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are closing mostly lower as investors wait for the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting that starts on Tuesday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index eased one point, or 0.07 percent, to close at 1,984 on Monday. The Nasdaq fell 48 points, or 1.1 percent, to 4,518. The...

  • Christie to stump for Thom Tillis

    Gov. Chris Christie will join North Carolina Senate candidate Thom Tillis tomorrow on the campaign trail, jumping into one of the hottest races this fall.

  • 115,000 people set to lose Obamacare

    They are scheduled to lose their Obamacare coverage at the end of the month because officials could not verify their citizenship or immigration status, the Obama administration announced Monday.

  • Obama narrows library search

    The Barack Obama Foundation issued a request for proposals Monday to the University of Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, Columbia University and the University of Hawaii, all of which submitted their qualifications to host the future Obama Presidential Library earlier this year.

  • Pelosi gives GOP leaders kudos for ISIS bill

    The House minority leader applauded Republicans for a bill that would approve President Obama's request to support Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

  • Florida mom lets her kids try booze in controlled setting, gets arrested and charged with child neglect

    Patricia Denault poured herself a shot of Fireball cinnamon whiskey and took a picture of her son taking a sip. She posted that picture on Facebook, but someone saw that picture and called the police.

  • Retailers want food stamp data secret

    How many food stamps are redeemed at which stores has long been viewed by the companies and the Department of Agriculture as a commercial trade secret and thus exempt from disclosure.



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