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  • Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

    TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the country more than a month ago. An Associated Press journalist...

  • Man pleads guilty to embezzling $700K from UT firm

    CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — A 39-year-old man has pleaded guilty to second-degree felony theft charges for embezzling nearly $700,000 from his employer. Under a plea deal with the Iron County Attorney's Office, 39-year-old Nathan Esplin will receive a one-year jail sentence and 36 months of...

  • California school retires divisive Arab mascot

    THERMAL, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot. The hook-nosed, snarling mascot who wears a head scar did not appear at Coachella Valley High School's season opening football game Friday. A belly-dancing genie that often appears with the mascot...

  • Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

    TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the country more than a month ago. An Associated Press journalist...

  • Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggage

    HAVANA (AP) — A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana's international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon. A round of embraces and the young men got down to business, hefting the retired couple's seven massive...

  • School's $100M donor is Columbia Sportswear chair

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The anonymous donor that gave $100 million to Oregon Health & Science University last month has been revealed as Columbia Sportswear chairwoman Gert Boyle, and the donation was made to honor her late sister. Boyle's gift means the university has to raise $70 million more...

  • Philippine troops pull 'greatest escape' in Golan

    BEIRUT (AP) — Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers escaped their besieged outpost in the Golan Heights after a seven-hour gunbattle with Syrian rebels, Philippine officials said Sunday. Al-Qaida-linked insurgents still hold captive 45 Fijian troops. The getaway, combined with the...

  • #OKC Boxscore

    By William Crum, Staff Writer Otto, a Great Pyrenees, guards Hefner Canal goats The Hefner Canal goats have a new protector and defender, a Great Pyrenees guard dog named Otto. Read more on NewsOK.

  • Ukraine: rebels fire on border guard vessel

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called on Ukraine to immediately start talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine. Hours later, Ukraine said a border guard vessel operating in the Azov Sea was attacked by land-based forces. Pro-Russian rebels...

  • Man, 22, charged in shootout wounding NYC officer

    NEW YORK (AP) — A Brooklyn man is charged with attempted murder after police say he exchanged gun fire with an officer on a Brooklyn street. Police say Naim Owens wounded Officer John Hirschberger in the thigh during a foot pursuit around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. They say officers returned fire and...

  • 6 people shot in series of shootings in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say six people were shot in the city, and one of them has died. Police are investigating several shootings that occurred Saturday. In the fatal shooting, police were called to the 4200 block of Berger Avenue shortly after 3:30 a.m. Officers found two men who...

  • Minnesota union victory reflects the sorry state of organized labor in America

    SEIU may have won a round, but worker awareness and further court challenges could, one hopes, turn these unseemly benefit-skimming operations into a thing of the past.

  • 3 injured in lightning strike at New York beach

    NEW YORK (AP) — A lightning strike at a New York City beach has injured three people. The fire department says the men were injured at Orchard Beach on Pelham Bay in the Bronx on Sunday evening as bad storms rolled through the area. The men are being treated at a hospital. The extent of their...

  • Would black voter turnout matter in key Senate races?

    The fact that Democratic Party strategists are pitching their efforts to maximize black turnout carries a whiff of desperation.

  • Mexico police: accidental blast kills 1 on border

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Police in Piedras Negras say that an apparently accidental explosion in a customs building on Mexico's border with the U.S. has killed one woman and injured five other people. Felix Alberto Lopez Arenas is the director of operations for the local municipal police in the city...



From the Weekly Standard

  • ‘We Don’t Have a Strategy Yet’

    "Rooting out a cancer like ISIL won’t be easy and it won’t be quick,” President Obama told the American Legion’s annual convention in Charlotte on Tuesday, August 26. He repeated the thought in...

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  • Small Ball in Wisconsin

    West Allis, Wis. --  Scott Walker looked relaxed. Dressed in light blue Levi’s jeans, a navy polo shirt, and white and gray Nike sneakers, the Wisconsin governor had just finished speaking at a...

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  • Democrats Take the Low Road

    Conway, Ark. "Tom Cotton voted against preparing America for pandemics like Ebola,” a TV ad in Arkansas declared last week. The ad came from Democrat Mark Pryor, who is running for reelection to...

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