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  • Syrian aircraft crashes in city held by IS group

    BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian military aircraft crashed into the de facto capital of the Islamic State group on Tuesday, killing at least eight people, as thousands of residents fled to nearby villages in anticipation of expected U.S. airstrikes against the militants, activists said. It was not...

  • Iraqi lawmakers reject picks for interior, defense

    BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi parliament rejected the prime minister's nominees for defense and interior ministers, leaving the two crucial posts unfilled as a U.S.-led coalition prepares to intensify airstrikes against the Islamic States group that controls vast parts of the country. Lawmakers...

  • Roadside bomb kills 6 policemen in Egypt's Sinai

    EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A powerful explosion killed five Egyptian police conscripts and an officer near the border town of Rafah in the restive Sinai Peninsula early Tuesday, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of a local al-Qaida-inspired group, Egyptian security officials said. The Interior...

  • Plans for upstate NY landmark venue causing rift

    CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Plans to rebuild a landmark venue at the Chautauqua Institution are causing a rift between preservationists and the organization. The Buffalo News reports (http://bit.ly/1tYuKSY ) that the institution plans to tear down most of the 120-year-old amphitheater after the...

  • GAO: More coal power plants to close than expected

    A report says 13 percent of coal-fired generation will come offline in 2025, which raises concerns about having enough electricity supply to meet demand in certain situations, potentially increasing instances of blackouts.

  • US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed...

  • Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union on Tuesday, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a peace deal. The ratification vote, synchronized with the European parliament by...

  • World stocks sag ahead of Fed meeting

    TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets mostly fell Tuesday as jittery investors played it safe ahead of a potentially pivotal Federal Reserve meeting and the referendum on Scotland's independence. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX fell 0.5 percent to 9,615 and France's CAC-40 declined 0.6...

  • Lower gas, food costs keep US producer prices unchanged in August as inflation remains mild

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lower gas, food costs keep US producer prices unchanged in August as inflation remains mild.

  • Boehner releases 'day in the life' video

    House Speaker John Boehner wants to share with you his daily routine.

  • DOD unit ignored audit, overpaid millions

    Missile Defense Agency officials overpaid for a contract by millions of dollars because they ignored the findings of the Pentagon office charged with overseeing such negotiations.

  • Booker donated $440,000 to charity in 2013

    Sen. Cory Booker donated more than 80 percent of his salary last year. Recipients of his donations include churches, schools, as food bank, the Dominican Parade and American Cancer Society.

  • GAO report shows how Obamacare subsidizes abortion

    On yet another score, Obamacare is failing to live up to the promises on which it passed.

  • Shots fired in Danish courthouse; 1 dead

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A gunman opened fire Tuesday at a court building in Copenhagen, killing one man and seriously wounding another, authorities said. Danish police said they arrested a suspect nearby and seized a shotgun. The motive of the shooting wasn't immediately clear but a court...

  • Crossroads GPS appeals to Colorado women with new ad

    Crossroads GPS, the nonprofit arm of the Karl Rove-backed group American Crossroads, will run an ad throughout Colorado urging women voters to "vote 'no' on Mark Udall."



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