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  • ADM selling chocolate business to Cargill

    CHICAGO (AP) — Archer Daniels Midland Co. is selling its global chocolate business to Cargill for $440 million. The agribusiness company said Tuesday that the sale will give it the opportunity to redeploy capital to other areas and improve its returns. Cargill said that ADM's chocolate...

  • Alaska Airlines adds Baltimore flights to Seattle

    LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) — Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is celebrating the addition of new service to Seattle. On Tuesday, Alaska Airlines is starting new service between BWI and Seattle. The airline is adding a daily nonstop flight from Seattle to Baltimore and a...

  • Saudi arrests 88 suspects in alleged al-Qaida cell

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A top Saudi security official said Tuesday that police had arrested 88 men suspected of being part of an al-Qaida cell that was plotting attacks inside and outside of the kingdom. Interior Ministry spokesman Mansour al-Turki did not give any details about the alleged...

  • US stock market edges higher at open

    U.S. stocks are slightly higher in early trading as investors await the actions of global central banks. The Dow Jones industrial average edged up one point, or a fraction of a percent, to 17,099 as of 9:32 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index edged up two points, or 0.1...

  • Singer Chris Brown pleads guilty to misdemeanor assault in DC, sentenced to time served

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Chris Brown pleads guilty to misdemeanor assault in DC, sentenced to time served.

  • 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. It's a huge deal for Apollo Global Management LLC, which acquired a majority stake in Prestige in 2007. Apollo also owns...

  • 6 militants killed in US strike on al-Shabab in Somalia; fate of group's leader unclear

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — 6 militants killed in US strike on al-Shabab in Somalia; fate of group's leader unclear.

  • Dollar General raises Family Dollar bid to $9.1B

    GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dollar General upped its bid for the rival Family Dollar chain and addressed an earlier roadblock, saying that it will more than double the number of stores it would shed to ease the antitrust concerns of its takeover target. The newest bid is worth $9.1 billion, or...

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for Sept. 2

    President Obama is off to the NATO summit in Wales this week and will face some of the largest crises head on.

  • Eric Cantor joins New York investment bank

    Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has joined a New York investment bank Moelis & Company as vice chairman and managing director.

  • Louisiana GOP files ethics complaint against Sen. Mary Landrieu over use of tax dollars for campaign expenses

    "As a taxpayer who resides in the state of Louisiana, I am disappointed that my senator would feel entitled to act above the law by using my tax dollars to fund her re-election campaign," Jason Dore, executive director of the Republican Party of Louisiana, wrote in a formal complaint filed...

  • AP NewsAlert

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen officials tell AP that president dismisses Cabinet amid standoff with Shiite rebels.

  • Your stories from the Washington Examiner

    All the latest from the Washington Examiner.

  • Political campaigns are watching you watch TV

    New technology allows campaign organizations to buy ad time during the TV programs that are most watched by voters they want to reach.

  • In governors' races, GOP struggles

    Late summer polling suggests Republican governors seeking re-election not only won't ride a GOP wave to victory, they may even be crushed.

From the Weekly Standard

  • On the Origin of ISIS

    The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the terrorist army many thousand strong now rampaging through the Levant, embraces such an extreme, violent ideology that it makes even al Qaeda squeamish,...

  • Repeal Obamacare, Don’t ‘Reform’ It

    Slowly but surely, the anti-repeal wing of the Republican party is starting to reassert itself.  The latest effort comes from Lanhee Chen, who was the top policy advisor on the Mitt Romney...

  • Small Ball in Wisconsin

    West Allis, Wis.