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  • Greece to toughen penalties on hate speech

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Lawmakers in Greece on Tuesday began debating draft legislation to outlaw Holocaust denial and expand prosecution powers against the incitement of racial violence, following scores of violent attacks against immigrants and a surge in popular support for the extreme right...

  • Norwegian sails into luxury with Prestige purchase

    NEW YORK (AP) — Norwegian Cruise Line is sailing into the luxury sector, spending about $3 billion in cash and stock to acquire the high-end Prestige Cruises International. The deal will give Norwegian access to Prestige's eight ships on the Oceania and Regent Seven Seas cruise lines and its...

  • New York: Bank didn't lend to blacks in Buffalo

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A bank refused to offer mortgages to African-Americans living in Buffalo, New York's attorney general said in a lawsuit that he said was part of a wider investigation into an illegal practice known as redlining. Evans Bank violated fair housing and discrimination laws by...

  • 12 students hurt as school bus overturns in Texas

    WAXAHACHIE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say 12 elementary students have been slightly hurt when their school bus overturned on a North Texas highway as the driver became distracted. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the Waxahachie (wahks-uh-HA'-chee) Independent School District bus ended...

  • Casey Anthony judge joins Morgan and Morgan firm

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge who gained an international audience while presiding over Casey Anthony's murder trial is retiring from the bench, but not from the courtroom. Just days after officially resigning his post as the chief judge of Florida's Ninth Judicial Circuit where he...

  • Florida school district cancels testing opt-out

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Florida's Lee County school board has rescinded its vote to opt-out of the state's standardized testing. At a meeting Tuesday morning, the board voted 3-2 in favor of resuming testing. In a first for Florida districts, Lee County voted last week not to administer tests...

  • 4 killed in unrelated shootings in Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police say four people were killed and several were wounded in a series of Labor Day shootings in South Los Angeles. Detective David Garrido tells City News Service that two men were fired upon while walking on Jefferson Boulevard around 7:30 p.m. Monday. Garrido says one man...

  • Drug companies seek dismissal of City of Chicago’s opioid lawsuit; claim issues fall within FDA’s jurisdiction

    .. CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Competing drug makers have joined forces to ask a federal judge to toss a lawsuit the City of Chicago brought earlier this summer over accusations they deceptively marketed opioid painkillers. In a 56-page memo filed late Friday, the defendant drug companies...

  • Is Obama writing off the Senate?

    Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here. Buzz Cut: • Is Obama writing off the Senate? • Power Play: Reid’s fake out • Begich keeps running murder spot despite plea from victims’ family Read the full article on FoxNews.

  • Chris Christie heads to Mexico

    The New Jersey governor is seeking to boost his foreign policy chops ahead of a likely 2016 run for the Republican presidential nomination.

  • Chris Brown pleads guilty to assault in Washington

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Chris Brown pleaded guilty on Tuesday to hitting a man outside a Washington hotel, an assault that occurred while the singer was on probation for attacking his then-girlfriend Rihanna. Brown pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault and was sentenced to time served. He spent two...

  • US construction spending up 1.8 percent in July

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years. All major categories of construction showed gains in an encouraging sign that spending on building projects will help boost the economy in the second half of this...

  • Private equity firm to buy Compuware for $2.5B

    Private equity firm Thoma Bravo is spending about $2.5 billion to buy Compuware and take the software developer private. The companies say Compuware stock owners will receive about $10.92 for each share they own. That price includes mostly cash and some stock from Compuware spin-off Covisint....

  • Florida's Lee County school board rescinds vote to opt-out of state's standardized testing

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Florida's Lee County school board rescinds vote to opt-out of state's standardized testing.

  • Ad hits Landrieu over D.C. ties

    American Crossroads juxtaposes footage of daily life in Louisiana from one of the Landrieu campaign's own ads with footage of local leaders in Washington praising her work helping the city.



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