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  • Obama taps Arkansas utility commissioner for electric grid regulator role

    President Obama tapped Colette Honorable, the Democratic utility regulatory chief in Arkansas who's earned praise from both sides of the aisle in Washington, as nominee for commissioner at the federal electric grid regulator.

  • Stock markets subdued after weak economic data

    HONG KONG (AP) — European and Asian stock markets were subdued Friday after data showed Japan's economy is struggling to recover from a sales tax hike and that inflation in the eurozone slipped again, a sign the recovery remains weak. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX was up less than 0.1 percent to...

  • 4 Iraqi soldiers killed in clashes with militants

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi police officials say that clashes between Iraqi soldiers and militants with the Islamic State group south of Baghdad have killed four soldiers. The hour-long clashes took place in Latifiyah, some 30 kilometers (20 miles) south of Baghdad. At least 14 militants were also...

  • Icelandic officials say eruption near Bardarbunga

    REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Icelandic authorities briefly raised the aviation warning code to red Friday after a small fissure eruption near Bardarbunga volcano, but no volcanic ash has been detected by the radar system. The eruption took place the Holuhraun lava field, 5 kilometers (3 miles)...

  • Austrian SWAT team raids wrong apartment

    VIENNA (AP) — The drug bust was perfectly planned. Unfortunately, Austrian police broke down the wrong door. Police official Josef Knoflach has confirmed a media report that a SWAT team that used a battering ram to bust into an apartment at daybreak and surround its sleeping tenant with guns...

  • Feds reviewing Reynolds' deal to buy Lorillard

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Federal regulators are putting Reynolds American Inc.'s planned $25 billion takeover of rival cigarette maker Lorillard Inc. under the microscope. The nation's second-biggest tobacco company said Friday that the Federal Trade Commission has asked for additional information...

  • Fiat investor tally shows Chrysler deal on course

    ROME (AP) — Fiat says an ongoing tally of investors suggests there are not enough opposed to a merger with Chrysler to derail the deal. This month, Fiat shareholders overwhelming approved the merger, but Italian law gives dissenters the right to cash out. Fiat said that if investors cashed out...

  • Shark Girl statue debuts in Buffalo

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Shark Girl is on display in Buffalo and at least one official from the statue's old home of Cincinnati feels a slight bite of sorrow. The life-size stature of a girl in a Victorian dress and a shark head was installed at Buffalo's Canalside this week after a yearlong stint...

  • Americans believe the Department of Justice is motivated mostly by politics

    The poll found that only 38 percent of U.S. voters hold a favorable opinion of the department headed by Attorney General Eric Holder, while a much larger 53 percent hold an unfavorable opinion.

  • Back to fundraising for Obama

    Planning strategy to deal with the terrorist rebels in Syria will take a back seat to fundraising Friday, as President Obama takes a two-state trip to raise cash for a couple of Democratic groups.

  • Israel identifies body as missing American student

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli forensic investigators on Friday identified a recently found body as that of a U.S. religious student who disappeared while hiking in Jerusalem last week, Israeli police said. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said the body was confirmed early on Friday morning to be that...

  • SunRail service resumes after body found on tracks

    SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — SunRail service has resumed in central Florida following a brief suspension after a body was found on the tracks in Sanford. SunRail made the announcement on its official Twitter account Friday morning. Few details were immediately available. The commuter train service...

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for Aug. 29

    President Obama addressed the media Thursday afternoon at the White House and told reporters the nation doesn't have a plan yet to fight ISIS.

  • Environmental group calls Inhofe a top 'dirty denier'

    By RANDY KREHBIEL - Tulsa World U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe has been labeled a “top-ranking ‘Dirty Denier’ ” by one of the world’s most influential environmental groups. The Natural Resources Defense Council was to announce Friday that it considers Inhofe the most egregious of the 20 “Dirty Deniers”...

  • Worrying eurozone inflation sags again to 0.3 pct

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Inflation in the 18 countries that use the euro sank to 0.3 percent in August, a worrying sign of economic weakness that is putting pressure on the European Central Bank to take drastic steps to save a stalling recovery. The figure was down from 0.4 per cent in July,...



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