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  • P&G selling rest of pet care business to Spectrum

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Procter & Gamble Co. is selling its Iams and Eukanuba brands in Europe to Spectrum Brands, shedding the remaining parts of its pet care business. Financial terms were not disclosed. The transaction includes 42 markets in Europe. P&G said that exiting the pet care business...

  • Syria: U.S. informed us about airstrikes

    The Syrian government, through its state-run television network, said the United States reached out to Damascus through its United Nations representative Monday to let them know about plans to strike Islamic State of Iraq and Syria targets inside the country.

  • U.S. swears off landmines, except for use in Korea

    The United States will not use landmines outside of Korea and will destroy any stocks not used for the defense of South Korea, bringing it closer to compliance with a 1999 treaty outlawing that class of military weapon, the White House said Tuesday. The U.S. is one of 36 nations that have not...

  • Obama offers climate change help to other nations

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is pledging new U.S. help for other nations struggling to address global warming, as heads of state from around the world converge for a major summit on climate change. Obama will use his speech at a U.N. summit Tuesday to announce plans to sign an...

  • Shoemaker Jimmy Choo to list shares in London

    LONDON (AP) — Luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo has announced plans to list at least a quarter of its shares on the London Stock Exchange next month. The designer label, which recorded sales of 282 million pounds ($462 million) in 2013, said it is looking to expand in Asia and other new markets, and...

  • New jihad appeal makes policing even harder

    PARIS (AP) — The Islamic State group's call on Muslims to go after the "filthy French" and other Westerners multiplies already deep security concerns in nations targeting the militant organization. The appeal made public Monday cynically turns all Muslims into the invisible enemy, making...

  • CF Industries, Yara in talks on possible merger

    DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) — CF Industries is in preliminary talks with Norway's Yara International about a possible merger that would create a mammoth player in the fertilizer industry. The combined company would have a market capitalization of more than $26 billion, second only to Potash Corp. of...

  • Christie will headline Iowa governor's birthday bash

    The event, headlined last year by Rep. Paul Ryan, is an important stage for Republicans hoping to run for president. It will mark Christie's second trip to Iowa so far.

  • Hamas suspects in slaying of Israeli teens killed

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli special forces stormed a West Bank hideout early on Tuesday and killed two Palestinians suspected in the June abduction and slaying of three Israeli teenagers, a gruesome attack that had triggered a chain of events that led to the war in Gaza this summer. The deaths of...

  • McKeon backs Syria airstrikes

    McKeon has been a strong supporter of action against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, saying the U.S. must "go all-in" to defeat it.

  • Syria says Washington informed it before strikes

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria said Tuesday that Washington informed President Bashar Assad's government of imminent U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State group, hours before an American-led military coalition pounded the extremists' strongholds across northern and eastern Syria. The opening...

  • Israel military shoots down Syrian aircraft

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military shot down a Syrian fighter jet that infiltrated its airspace over the Golan Heights on Tuesday morning — the first such downing in decades, heightening tensions in the volatile plateau. The military said a "Syrian aircraft infiltrated into Israeli air...

  • Obama orders international federal programs, investments to consider climate change

    NEW YORK — Federal agencies will need to factor how the effects of climate change, such as rising sea levels, drought, floods and other extreme weather linked to it, would affect international development programs and investments under a new executive order President Obama will issue Tuesday,...

  • Your stories from the Washington Examiner

    Scroll down for the latest from the Washington Examiner: » A new urgency on homegrown terror threats President Obama at a United Nations Security Council summit this week will urge other world powers to do more to monitor breeding grounds for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. » Michael...

  • Feds lack the data to determine how well key Obamacare provisions are working

    Federal health insurance officials can't tell Congress how much the government spent selling Obamacare to a key segment of the market last year, according to the Government Accountability Office.



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