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  • US: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach "a very serious matter" and going public with allegations that have simmered for some time. The treaty...

  • Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

    WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute. These consumers fall behind on credit cards or hospital bills. Their mortgages, auto loans or student...

  • Israel targets symbols of Hamas control in Gaza

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats targeted symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City early Tuesday in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned of a "prolonged" campaign in...

  • US: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach "a very serious matter" and going public with allegations that have simmered for some time. The treaty...

  • Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

    WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute. These consumers fall behind on credit cards or hospital bills. Read more on NewsOK.

  • Lawmakers scrutinize costs of beefed up border

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A legislative committee is scrutinizing the more-than-$5 million a week Texas spends on beefed-up security along the Mexican border amid a surge of unaccompanied immigrant children. The special Texas House committee on border operations meets Tuesday after the state...

  • Texas regents meet to pick chancellor finalist

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — University of Texas System regents are scheduled to meet Tuesday night to possibly name a finalist in their search for a new chancellor to oversee the 15-campus system. If the regents name a finalist, the candidate must wait 21 days before being officially confirmed for...

  • Jurors resumes deliberation in officer's killing

    HOUSTON (AP) — Jurors deliberate for a second day between death by lethal injection and life imprisonment without parole in the slaying of a Houston-area police officer and an auto body shop owner. Deliberations resume Tuesday after jurors deliberated about six hours Monday on the sentence...

  • Asia stocks rise modestly ahead of US, China data

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets posted modest gains Tuesday as investors treaded cautiously ahead of U.S. and Chinese economic reports later this week. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 added 0.5 percent to 15,604.80 and South Korea's Kospi rose 0.6 percent to 2,061.95. Hong...

  • California governor sets more talks on migrants

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown will take another break in his trade visit to Mexico to talk about immigration reform with religious leaders from Latin America on Tuesday. The private session will come after he discusses university exchanges and energy projects between Mexico...

  • T-Mobile deal helps Rhapsody hit 2M paying subs

    SEATTLE (AP) — Rhapsody says its partnership with T-Mobile has helped boost its number of paying subscribers to more than 2 million, up from 1.7 million in April. Last month, Rhapsody teamed up with T-Mobile on a new service called unRadio. It allows users to stream randomly generated songs...

  • BASF donating $10,000 to help Detroit River refuge

    TRENTON, Mich. (AP) — BASF Corp. is donating $10,000 to the International Wildlife Refuge Alliance to help the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge. The Refuge Alliance's Chairman Dick Micka says in a statement that the nonprofit will use the money to strengthen partnerships to...

  • What Qatar didn't tell Nancy Pelosi about the 'humanitarian organization' Hamas

    Hamas "is a humanitarian organization," House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told CNN's Candy Crowley on Sunday in a discussion of how the U.S. should handle the Islamist extremist group's conflict with Israel.

  • UN sanctions NKorea operator of ship with weapons

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations imposed sanctions on the North Korean shipping company that operates a ship seized by Panama in July 2013 for carrying undeclared military equipment from Cuba ordered all countries to freeze its assets. The Security Council committee monitoring...

  • Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. In allowing the deal to go forward, Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas sided Monday with Sterling's estranged wife, Shelly...



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