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  • Mark Levin suit says EPA destroying emails, texts to protect Obama

    Conservative talker Mark Levin has sued the EPA, charging agency big shots are destroying or withholding emails that could show the agency delayed controversial regulations until after President Obama's reelection.

  • Prosecutors: Venezuelan official detained in Aruba

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Authorities in Aruba have detained a close confidant of former President Hugo Chavez who had been appointed Venezuela's consul to the Caribbean island despite being sanctioned by the U.S. government for involvement in drug trafficking. Hugo Carvajal, the former head...

  • Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed' in Mali

    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali during a rainstorm, officials said. France deployed fighter jets to search for wreckage and the country's president said the plane...

  • Ukrainian prime minister announces resignation

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation Thursday, opening the way for new elections that would reflect the country's starkly changed political scene after the ouster of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in February. Yatsenyuk, a...

  • Big Labor wants 'schedules that work' --- just not for them

    Leading Democratic lawmakers and allied liberal groups are promoting the legislation this week to end abusive work scheduling practices.

  • Obama to attend United Nations climate summit

    President Obama will attend the United Nations climate summit in New York in September, a move that would put a stamp on his administration's agenda ahead of pivotal international negotiations next year in Paris.

  • Deja vu as spending bills take a back seat to partisan politics

    House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, told reporters he expects Congress to pass a stopgap "continuing resolution" in September that would keep the government funded until late this year.

  • The frontrunner for silliest thing said about the Halbig decision emerges

    But before the left managed to find its pluck and pull itself together, the Daily Beast's Michael Tomasky distinguished himself among his peers by grabbing top prize for Most Absurd Thing Said About the Ruling.

  • Even that lady from the Huffington Post is annoyed with Obama's fundraising

    As President Obama's fundraising blitz steams ahead with no sign of slowing down or letting up, his allies in the press and Congress grow increasingly anxious.

  • Here's what this week's housing numbers say about the recovery

    Those expecting the housing market to adjust to last year's steep increase in mortgage rates and resume recovering from the mortgage crisis will have to wait longer for clarity.

  • ISIS call for female genital mutilation in Iraq is a hoax

    News that members of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria are demanding women undergo female genital mutilation is probably a hoax, according to multiple correspondents in the area.

  • Pope meets Sudanese woman sentenced to death

    ROME (AP) — Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant daughter born just weeks ago in prison. The Vatican characterized the visit with Meriam Ibrahim, 27,...

  • The surprising reason a House Republican rejected a Chamber of Commerce award

    It's not every day that a House Republican charges that the powerful U.S. Chamber of Commerce is "in the pocket of Communist China."

  • AP NewsAlert

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Amid Gaza war, Israel swears in new President Reuven Rivlin, replacing Shimon Peres.

  • IMF cuts US and global growth forecasts for 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund foresees the global economy expanding less than it had previously forecast, slowed by weaker growth in the United States, Russia and developing economies. The lending organization predicted Thursday that global growth will be 3.4 percent in...



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