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    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state residents are being challenged to eat local in September. The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York is launching its fifth annual month-long Locavore Challenge on Monday. Participants are encouraged to buy local fruits and vegetables, sip local...

  • Officials seek changes after Catskill hiker deaths

    HAINES FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Local officials are calling for safety changes at a popular waterfall in the Catskills after two women died there on separate occasions this summer. Hunter Town Supervisor Daryl Legg tells the Kingston Daily Freeman (http://bit.ly/1B8tuNL ) that the state Department of...

  • New York House candidates tap into their own cash

    GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Some House candidates across New York are digging deep into their own pockets this election. Democrat Aaron Woolf has devoted more than $400,000 of his own money in his race against Republican Elise Stefanik for an open U.S. House seat in northern New York. In the...

  • 5 things to know about New York's election season

    Here are some key things to watch as New York's election season unfolds: GOV. ANDREW CUOMO FACES A PRIMARY CHALLENGE Fordham law professor Zephyr Teachout faces the governor in the Sept. 9 Democratic primary with little name recognition and daunting odds against the well-funded Cuomo....

  • Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Read more on NewsOK.

  • Oslo police suspect base jumping death at ski jump

    HELSINKI (AP) — Norwegian police say they suspect that a base jumper was killed at the Holmenkollen ski jump in the capital, Oslo. Egil Kulseth from the Oslo Police says a Norwegian man, wearing a base jumping suit and equipment, was found dead at the bottom of the ski jump on Sunday evening...

  • Ex-Romanian foreign minister under communism dies

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Stefan Andrei, a foreign minister under communism who decreased Romania's dependency on the Soviet Union, has died. He was 83. Andrei died Sunday at home, according to a foreign ministry official who declined to be named because she was not authorized to report the...

  • Homeowner killed during NYC home burglary

    NEW YORK (AP) — A 67-year-old homeowner was stabbed to death and his wife injured after they came upon a burglary at their Staten Island home. Police say it happened round 10 p.m. Sunday. They say the burglar attacked the couple with an unknown object when they encountered him upon returning...

  • If the GOP were planning a government shutdown, we'd know about it

    Aside from a hollow threat from Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, and a terribly misconstrued quote from Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., there is nothing to suggest that the Republican Party is actually conspiring to shut down the government.

  • NATO plans high-readiness force to counter Russia

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO leaders this week will be asked to approve creation of a high-readiness force and the stockpiling of military equipment and supplies in Eastern Europe to help protect member nations there against potential Russian aggression, the alliance's secretary general said Monday....

  • Libya parliament asks ex-premier to form Cabinet

    CAIRO (AP) — Libya's official news agency says the country's elected parliament has tasked the recently resigned prime minister with forming a new government. LANA says the parliament convening in Tobruk voted Monday to name Abdullah al-Thinni as the new head of an 18-portfolio Cabinet, of...

  • Greece rules out new cuts ahead of bailout talks

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's government says it won't enact further austerity measures ahead of talks later this week with bailout creditors. Government spokeswoman Sofia Voultepsi said Monday that cuts in pay and income tax hikes would not be discussed at the three-day negotiations that are...

  • Turkey summons US diplomat over spying report

    ISTANBUL (AP) — The Turkish foreign ministry has summoned the most senior U.S. diplomat in the country for clarification of a report about American and British spying in Turkey. Deputy Prime Minister Bulent said the U.S. charge d'affaires and Turkish officials had discussed the report Monday....

  • Report: Former Iran vice president convicted

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A judiciary spokesman in Iran says a former vice president has been convicted of a charge that includes a prison term and a cash fine, without elaborating. The semi-official ISNA news agency quoted judiciary spokesman Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejehei on Monday as saying the...

  • Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they spoke — called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom....



From the Weekly Standard

  • ‘We Don’t Have a Strategy Yet’

    "Rooting out a cancer like ISIL won’t be easy and it won’t be quick,” President Obama told the American Legion’s annual convention in Charlotte on Tuesday, August 26. He repeated the thought in...

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  • Small Ball in Wisconsin

    West Allis, Wis. --  Scott Walker looked relaxed. Dressed in light blue Levi’s jeans, a navy polo shirt, and white and gray Nike sneakers, the Wisconsin governor had just finished speaking at a...

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  • Democrats Take the Low Road

    Conway, Ark. "Tom Cotton voted against preparing America for pandemics like Ebola,” a TV ad in Arkansas declared last week. The ad came from Democrat Mark Pryor, who is running for reelection to...

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