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  • 6 killed, 15 wounded in east Ukraine city

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Shelling killed six people and wounded 15 others in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, the city council said Monday — the worst reported violence since a cease-fire between Russian-backed rebels and Ukrainian troops took effect on Sept. 5. Fighting around the eastern city's...

  • Radisson suspends Minnesota Vikings sponsorship

    MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) — The Radisson hotel chain is suspending its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings after star running back Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse in Texas. In a statement Monday, Minnetonka-based Radisson said it "takes this matter very seriously particularly in...

  • Tot in stroller struck by vehicle on Long Island

    SHIRLEY, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island say a 3-year-old girl being pushed in a stroller was injured when she was hit by a vehicle. It happened while the stroller was crossing William Floyd Parkway at the intersection of Montauk Highway in Shirley at about 3:45 p.m. Monday. Police say the...

  • Douglass portrait unveiled in Md. governor's house

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A full-length portrait of Frederick Douglass is now the first painting of an African-American to go on display in the Maryland governor's mansion. The portrait of the 19th century abolitionist was unveiled Monday night inside Government House, which is the name of the...

  • Wind-driven California wildfire damages or destroys 100 homes; at least 1500 people evacuated

    WEED, Calif. (AP) — Wind-driven California wildfire damages or destroys 100 homes; at least 1500 people evacuated .

  • Brown purges immigration initiative from state law

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill deleting unenforceable provisions of a state law that denied social services to immigrants who are in California illegally. Brown's office on Monday announced he had signed SB396, which purges remnants of a 1994 voter-approved ballot...

  • White House backs use of body cameras by police

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Requiring police officers to wear body cameras is one potential solution to bridging deep mistrust between law enforcement and the public, the White House said, weighing in on a national debate sparked by the shooting of an unarmed black man last month in Ferguson, Missouri....

  • PG&E officials removed for improper communications

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Four senior officials with Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and the state commission regulating it were removed or resigned over emails released Monday showing the utility and state regulators appeared to negotiate which judge would be assigned to hear one of the utility's rate...

  • Margaritaville Casino announces Monday shut down

    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The end came a bit earlier than expected for a Gulf Coast Casino. Margaritaville Casino in Biloxi had already announced plans to shut down by this coming Friday. But casino officials announced that the casino was shutting down Monday night. Allen Godfrey, executive...

  • Indicted official denied court-appointed lawyer

    DALLAS (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request for a court-appointed attorney by a longtime Dallas County commissioner who is accused of accepting nearly $1 million in bribes. John Wiley Price is accused of accepting bribes in exchange for providing insider information and voting in favor...

  • White House backs use of body cameras by police

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Requiring police officers to wear body cameras is one potential solution to bridging deep mistrust between law enforcement and the public, the White House said, weighing in on a national debate sparked by the shooting of an unarmed black man last month in Ferguson, Missouri....

  • House GOP moves ahead on Syrian rebel training

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers raced Monday to authorize an expanded mission to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels before heading back to the campaign trail, with House Republicans preparing legislation backing a central plank of President Barack Obama's strategy against the Islamic State group....

  • Mike Huckabee gears up for 2016 run

    Mike Huckabee is leading the Republican presidential race in Iowa. And not by just a point or two.

  • What did top officials know about Healthcare.gov's 'high risk' security flaws?

    Top Obama administration officials were notified well in advance of the Affordable Care Act website’s “massive security risks” and they allowed the site to be released on the public regardless, documents released Monday by conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch show. “These are more...

  • State Sen. Rod Wright resigns after being sentenced to 3 months for lying about his residency

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State Sen. Rod Wright resigns after being sentenced to 3 months for lying about his residency.



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