08/01/14 07:45 AM
CINCINNATI (AP) — Procter & Gamble Co.'s fiscal fourth-quarter net income climbed 38 percent, bolstered in part by lower expenses. The world's largest consumer product maker said Friday that net income increased to $2.58 billion, or 89 cents per share, for the three months ended June 30. That...
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/01/14 07:35 AM
Rep. Eric Cantor, who stepped down from his position as House majority leader this week, will leave office Aug. 18 rather than complete his term.
By Arthur Herman | 08/01/14 07:35 AM
Hamas is systematically blocking development of the one natural resource the Gaza Strip has, the Gaza Marine offshore natural gas reserves.
08/01/14 07:31 AM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in and around the southern town of Rafah, with 35 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and the military saying one of its soldiers may have been abducted. Israel and Hamas accused each other of...
08/01/14 07:15 AM
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan court on Friday invalidated an anti-gay bill signed into law earlier this year, saying it was illegally passed and is therefore unconstitutional. The panel of five judges on the East African country's Constitutional Court said the speaker of parliament acted...
08/01/14 07:03 AM
KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Heavy machinery pulled vehicles from huge trenches gouged by explosions along an underground pipeline in Taiwan's second-largest city that killed at least 25 people and injured 267. The series of five explosions from about midnight Thursday to early Friday struck a...
By Paul Bedard | 08/01/14 07:01 AM
The Ben Carson political phenomenon recorded its 100,000th unique donation, making theÂ National Draft Ben Carson for President CommitteeÂ as successful and popular as the pro-Hillary Clinton group "Ready for Hillary."
By Ashe Schow | 07/31/14 06:15 PM
Ken Cuccinelli, the former Virginia attorney general who's now president of the Senate Conservatives Fund, said his organization isn't backing down over the Mississippi runoff election results from June.
08/01/14 06:32 AM
HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — A team of several dozen international investigators descended Friday on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site in eastern Ukraine to begin combing an area now designated as a crime scene. A few hours earlier, at least 10 Ukrainian soldiers were killed when their...
08/01/14 06:16 AM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Official says Israeli tank fire has killed at least 27 Palestinians in southern Gaza.
By Becket Adams | 08/01/14 05:53 AM
What the world really needs right now is for a handful of entertainers to air their very serious opinions on a conflict that has existed for longer than most of them have been alive.
08/01/14 05:46 AM
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The Commonwealth Games Federation says a 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter's backup doping sample has also come back positive for banned substances. Chika Amalaha tested positive for diuretics and masking agents after winning the 53-kilogram (117-pound) division last...
08/01/14 05:00 AM
FLAGLER BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A rare yellow lobster nearly wound up on a dinner plate after being delivered in a Publix grocery store's daily seafood shipment. Publix manager Church Jones told the Daytona Beach News-Journal (http://bit.ly/1ka2FEv ) the lobster arrived at his Flagler Beach store on...
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/31/14 06:58 PM
Backing prison reform lets Republicans simultaneously resurrect compassionate conservatism and reach out to voters who wouldn't typically find much to love from the GOP.
By Richard Pollock | 07/31/14 06:15 PM
Officials at the Government Accountability Office are launching an investigation into charges of workplace discrimination and retaliation at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
By Paul Bedard | 07/30/14
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