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  • Israel calls up another 16,000 reserves

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Thursday it has called up another 16,000 reservists, allowing it to potentially widen its Gaza offensive against the territory's Hamas rulers in a three-week-old war that has killed more than 1,300 Palestinians and more than 50 Israelis. The new call-up follows...

  • Eurozone inflation drops further to 0.4 percent

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Official data show the inflation rate in the 18-nation eurozone fell further in July, to 0.4 percent from 0.5 percent a month earlier. The preliminary figures published Thursday by the European Union's statistical agency are likely to add pressure on the European Central Bank to...

  • Adidas issues profit warning on Russia, golf risks

    BERLIN (AP) — Sports equipment maker Adidas has lowered its full-year profit target, citing risks in the Russian market and weakness at its golf business. Adidas AG, based in Herzogenaurach, Germany, said Thursday it now expects net profit of about 650 million euros ($870 million) this year,...

  • What Dollar Tree's purchase of Family Dollar says about the US economy

    Amid a slow recovery for poor Americans, the creation of a mega-dollar store might be interpreted as a grim sign of diminished consumer expectations. But the reality is that the economic outlook has improved.

  • Can you translate America's top economist into plain English?

    Take this quick quiz and see if you can figure out what the head of the Federal Reserve is saying.

  • Michigan Democratic Senate candidate backed company that outsourced

    Rep. Gary Peters' role in securing an earmark and a tax credit for a now-bankrupt solar panel company could become a point of contention in Michigan's hard-fought Senate race.

  • Nonprofit that helps unaccompanied minors has seen explosive growth

    The federal government has directed more than $350 million over the last six years to a Texas nonprofit providing shelter and care for unaccompanied immigrant children.

  • House readies bill to stop Obama's immigration order -- in advance

    On what could be the last lawmaking session before the summer recess, both House and Senate are preparing bills to one-up each other on immigration. First, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said that if the House passes a border crisis bill, he and Senate Democrats might attach the Gang of Eight...

  • Israel's military says 16,000 more reserves called up for Gaza fighting

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military says 16,000 more reserves called up for Gaza fighting.

  • As US economy accelerates, Fed remains cautious

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After a grim start to 2014, the U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor and should show renewed strength into next year. That was the general view of analysts Wednesday after the government estimated that the economy grew at a fast 4 percent annual rate in the April-June...

  • Police: 1 woman killed, 1 hurt as small plane crashes in San Diego shopping center parking lot

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police: 1 woman killed, 1 hurt as small plane crashes in San Diego shopping center parking lot.

  • Boy, 3, dies after climbing into hot car in LA

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say a 3-year-old boy has died after climbing into a car during scorching weather. LAPD spokesman Bruce Borihanh says the boy was playing by himself in the yard of a Sylmar home Wednesday afternoon when he climbed into the family car, was overcome by heat...

  • House GOP still short of votes on border bill

    House Republicans on Wednesday were still short of the 218 GOP votes they need to guarantee passage of their $659 billion border package. In his first big test since ascending to No. 3 GOP leadership position, Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., had made solid progress toward assembling...

  • Obama takes tougher line against Gaza casualties

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration condemned the deadly shelling of a United Nations school in Gaza Wednesday, using tough, yet carefully worded language that reflects growing White House irritation with Israel and the mounting civilian casualties stemming from its ground and air war...

  • Deadly Israeli strikes hit UN school, market area

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli artillery shells tore through the walls of a U.N. school crowded with sleeping war refugees and back-to-back explosions rocked a market filled with shoppers Wednesday as Israel's stepped up campaign against Gaza's Hamas rulers claimed at least 116 Palestinian...



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