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  • Obama opens a new front against al-Qaida

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. decision to strike the Khorasan Group to stop a possible terror attack represents a significant expansion of the largely secret war against core al-Qaida, a group President Barack Obama has proclaimed was "a shadow of its former self." Administration officials said...

  • Wharf fire disrupts Los Angeles-area ports

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fire that raged overnight on the underside of an old wooden wharf was finally quelled Tuesday but not before all container terminals at the Port of Los Angeles and several in adjacent Long Beach harbor were shut down because of worries about unhealthy smoke. Concern about...

  • Wind energy proposal would light Los Angeles homes

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four energy companies proposed an $8 billion project Tuesday that within a decade could send wind power generated on the plains of Wyoming to power-thirsty households in Southern California. The sprawling venture — if approved and financed — would create one of the country's...

  • El Nino forecast to help Texas out of drought

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — El Nino appears to be on its way. The long-awaited weather pattern that brings rain to Texas is forecast to arrive next month, National Weather Service meteorologist Victor Murphy in Fort Worth said. El Nino raises the chances in many parts of the state for abundant rain...

  • Airstrikes alone may not defeat Sunni militants

    BAGHDAD (AP) — In their Syrian strongholds, extremists from the Islamic State group had been moving into civilian apartment buildings for cover days before the U.S. and its allies began pounding them before dawn Tuesday, activists say. It's just one sign of the difficulties in trying to destroy...

  • Australian counterterror officer shoots man dead

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A suspected terrorist was shot dead and two counterterrorism police were stabbed Tuesday in a confrontation in Australia's second largest city that some experts suspect is inspired by the Islamic State group's call to supporters to wage terror in their home countries....

  • Toronto's mayor resting at home after chemo

    TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been released from a hospital after undergoing his first round of chemotherapy. Ford's office said Tuesday he is "resting with his family at this time." Ford began aggressive chemotherapy for a rare cancer last week. He has a malignant liposarcoma in...

  • Would US have right of hot pursuit in Syria?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama administration officials returned Tuesday to citing Congress' 2001 authorization to wage war on the terrorists responsible for the 9/11 attacks as legal grounding for its overnight airstrikes against Islamic State militants and an al-Qaida affiliate inside Syria. But...

  • San Diego philanthropist launches newspaper bid

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — An octogenarian philanthropist launched a bid to buy San Diego's dominant newspaper and turn it into one of the nation's largest nonprofit news organizations, while another major Southern California publisher ceased publication of its Los Angeles newspaper after only five...

  • Things to know about $8B wind energy proposal

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Four energy companies have proposed an $8 billion project to supply the Los Angeles area with large amounts of electricity from a wind farm in Wyoming. Here are a few things to know about the ambitious project: — COMPRESSED AIR: Wyoming wind seems to blow year-round, but...

  • DHS says airstrikes may have 'disrupted' plotting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — There is no indication of advanced al-Qaida or Islamic State group terror plotting inside the United States, but airstrikes in Syria may have temporarily disrupted attack planning against U.S. or Western targets, according to a security bulletin Tuesday from the FBI and the...

  • 'Imminent' threat from new terror group emerges as first target in Syria strikes

    The first targets of U.S. air and missile strikes in Syria late Monday were bases of an Islamist extremist group that had received little mention amid the focus on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria but that U.S. officials now say posed an imminent threat to the homeland.

  • Alaska: Begich trails as new GPS ad hits the air against him

    Crossroads GPS has released a new ad against incumbent Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, just as a new poll has come out showing him trailing his Republican challenger, former Attorney General Dan Sullivan, 41 percent to 43 percent.

  • Financial pledges to developing countries fall short as climate summit ends

    Nations pledged $1.3 billion toward a United Nations fund designed to help developing countries adapt to the effects of climate change, but the program is still far short of its $10 billion goal for the year.

  • Wife of hostage held in Syria receives life plea

    LONDON (AP) — The wife of a British aid worker held hostage in Syria by the Islamic State group said Tuesday she has received an audio message from him pleading for his life. Alan Henning, a 47-year-old former taxi driver, was kidnapped in December in Syria, shortly after crossing into the...



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