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  • Israel says missing soldier whom Hamas claimed to have abducted was killed in battle

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says missing soldier whom Hamas claimed to have abducted was killed in battle.

  • Longtime Dallas County Commissioner Price arrested

    DALLAS (AP) — A longtime Dallas County commissioner whose home was raided in 2011 by the FBI in a money laundering investigation has been arrested. An attorney for John Wiley Price confirms Friday's arrest of the elected official, who's held office since 1985. Billy Ravkind had no immediate...

  • Molson Coors Brewing CEO to retire at year's end

    DENVER (AP) — Molson Coors Brewing President and CEO Peter S. Swinburn will retire at the end of the year. The brewing company said Friday that Swinburn will be succeeded in the posts by Mark R. Hunter, who currently serves as CEO and president of Molson Coors Europe. The 61-year-old...

  • Orders for US durable goods up 0.7 percent in June

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in June after a May decline, helped by a recovery in demand in a key category that signals business investment plans. Orders for durable goods increased 0.7 percent in June on a seasonally adjusted basis following a 1...

  • Orders for US durable goods up 0.7 percent in June led by solid gain in business investment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders for US durable goods up 0.7 percent in June led by solid gain in business investment.

  • Deal still elusive for Gaza cease-fire

    CAIRO (AP) — Turbulent negotiations to broker a temporary truce in the Gaza Strip are continuing against the backdrop of fresh Israeli attacks on Palestinian militants. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met twice Friday in Cairo with U.N. chief Ban Ki-Moon and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh...

  • South Korea news agency says police detain eldest son of sunken ferry owner

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea news agency says police detain eldest son of sunken ferry owner.

  • German business confidence drops for 3rd month

    BERLIN (AP) — German business confidence fell for a third consecutive month amid ongoing concerns about the economic impact of the crises in Ukraine and the Middle East, though consumer confidence in Europe's largest economy remained robust, surveys showed Friday. The Ifo institute said its...

  • French president says no survivors in Air Algerie wreckage in Mali, 1 black box found

    PARIS (AP) — French president says no survivors in Air Algerie wreckage in Mali, 1 black box found.

  • Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali

    OUAGADOUGO, Burkina Faso (AP) — An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, the third major international aviation disaster in a week. The plane, owned by Spanish company Swiftair and leased by Algeria's flagship carrier, disappeared from...

  • Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the crash site which has been controlled by...

  • UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, killing at least 15 civilians and leaving a sad tableau of blood-spattered pillows, blankets and children's clothing scattered in the...

  • Ex-Venezuelan intelligence chief detained in Aruba

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Authorities in Aruba announced Thursday that they arrested a close confidant of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who was sent as that country's consul to the Caribbean island despite being sanctioned by the U.S. government on charges of drug trafficking. Hugo...

  • Burkina Faso official says wreckage, remains from missing air Algerie flight found in Mali

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso official says wreckage, remains from missing air Algerie flight found in Mali .

  • Union Pacific 2Q profit chugs ahead 17 percent

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific Corp. said Thursday that its quarterly profit climbed 17 percent as the railroad hauled 8 percent more freight and raised shipping rates. The Omaha, Nebraska-based company said it hauled more agricultural, automotive, intermodal, industrial and coal shipments....



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