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  • Cameron promises tough action to fight militants

    LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Friday to plug gaps in Britain's armory to combat terror, describing the extremist threat posed by the Islamic State group as being more dangerous than even that of al-Qaida. Cameron's remarks came just moments after authorities raised...

  • Hershey takes wraps off new corporate logo

    HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — The Hershey Company is rolling out a new corporate logo that features a freshly stylized version of one of its most famous chocolate products. The candy maker on Friday announced the new design, which adds a new version of the Kisses chocolate at the end of the company's...

  • Costs of NM coal power plant proposal challenged

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Renewable energy advocates say the state's largest electric utility is underestimating the costs that will be passed on to customers under a proposal to shut down part of an aging coal-fired power plant in northwestern New Mexico. The Santa Fe-based group New Energy...

  • 2 exceptions to Nebraska smoking ban struck down

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday struck down exceptions to the state's public smoking ban for cigar bars and tobacco shops, but it spared the exception for some hotel guestrooms that allow smoking. The decision came in the case of Big John's Billiards, an Omaha pool hall,...

  • NY foster agencies settle suit by kids for $17.5M

    MIAMI (AP) — Attorneys say three private New York foster care agencies will pay $17.5 million to settle a lawsuit by eight people who were fraudulently adopted by a woman and claimed they were repeatedly abused, starved and imprisoned in a "house of horrors." The lawsuit was filed in 2009 in...

  • PETA challenges ALS 'bucket challenge' over animal testing

    Before you join in with the ALS "bucket challenge" fundraiser, PETA has something they want you to know: The group tests on animals.

  • Tennessee may expand Medicaid

    Republican Gov. Bill Haslam said that the state will submit a plan to federal regulators "sometime this fall with a plan ... that we think makes sense for Tennessee," according to the Nashville Tennessean.

  • US delivers military aid to Lebanese army

    BEIRUT (AP) — The United States has delivered an emergency shipment of weapons to Lebanon's military, officials said Friday, part of a broader regional effort to combat the growing threat posed by Islamic extremists. The Lebanese government requested the weapons after militants from Syria...

  • Iraqi town holds out against militant juggernaut

    BAGHDAD (AP) — As Islamic militants rampaged across northern Iraq in June, seizing vast swaths of territory and driving hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, the Shiite Turkmens living in the hardscrabble town of Amirli decided to stay and fight. The wheat and barley farmers took up...

  • Ebola arrives in Senegal as outbreak accelerates

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A man infected with Ebola traveled to Senegal, bringing to the country the first confirmed case of the dreaded disease that has hit four other West African nations and killed more than 1,500 people, the Ministry of Health said Friday. The infected person, a university...

  • More Indiana options coming on insurance exchange

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana residents will have more than triple the number of health insurance plans to choose from when the federal insurance exchange enrollment period starts in November, according to a state official. Indiana Department of Insurance attorney Tina Korty told a legislative...

  • NYC music festival tightens security

    NEW YORK (AP) — Heightened security is in place for a New York City music festival where two people died last year. Electric Zoo officials said Friday they're beefing up plainclothes security and using off-duty and former NYPD officers with a background in drug investigations. Medical...

  • 20-year-old woman guilty in Joliet double murder

    JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A Will County judge has found a 20-year-old woman guilty of taking part in a double murder in Joliet last year. Bethany McKee faces a mandatory life sentence. Judge Gerald Kinney presided over her bench trial and issued his verdict Friday. The January 2013 slayings of...

  • White House: U.S. 'unlikely' to raise threat level

    White House press secretary Josh Earnest said the U.S. is "unlikely" to raise its terrorist threat level -- at least in the short-term -- after the U.K. did so Friday in response to a threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

  • White House: No change to US terror warnings

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House does not expect the U.S. to raise its terrorism threat warning level. That's after British authorities raised their terror threat level. Now it is at severe, the country's second highest level. The decision is related to developments in Iraq and Syria, though...



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