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  • Yemeni president dismisses Cabinet to ease tension

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  • Raw: Iceland Volcano Spewing Smoke

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  • 6 militants killed in US Somalia strike

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Shabab's top leader was in one of two vehicles hit Monday night by a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said Tuesday. The rebel commander would not say whether Ahmed Abdi Godane, the group's leader, was among the six militants...

  • US manufacturing grows at fastest pace in 3½ years

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. manufacturing grew in August at the strongest pace in more than three years as factories cranked out more goods and new orders rose. The Institute for Supply Management's manufacturing index rose to 59 from 57.1 in July, the ISM said Tuesday. That was the highest reading...

  • US home prices rose at slower pace in July

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose in July but at a slower rate compared with earlier this year. The moderating price increases could help support sales. Real estate data provider CoreLogic said Tuesday that prices rose 7.4 percent in July from July 2013. That was slightly below June's...

  • US stock market wavers in morning trading

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are wavering in morning trading Tuesday as investors look ahead to major economic reports out this week. Central banks meet in Europe and Japan, and the jobs report for August comes out Friday. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 18 points, or 0.1...

  • Some fear auto industry returning to bad habits

    DETROIT (AP) — Big discounts. Six- or seven-year loans, in some cases to buyers who would have been turned down in the past. As the auto industry strives to sustain its post-recession comeback, car companies are resorting to tactics that some experts warn will lead to trouble down the road....

  • Arrests in slaying of couple slain in Troy home

    TROY, N.Y. (AP) — Police say they have arrested two suspects in the beating deaths of a husband and wife at their home in Troy. Troy Police Chief John Tedesco says Tuesday that Daniel Reuter and Jacob Heimroth, both 33, were arrested on murder charges. Fifty-one-year-old Michael Allen Lockrow...

  • Sea to Ski Vacations sued by Colorado attorney general

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  • Romney, Rubio, Ryan boost Clinton antagonist in Va. House race

    Virginia Del. Barbara Comstock is winning the backing of the GOP's big hitters -- Mitt Romney, Sen. Marco Rubio, Rep. Paul Ryan -- in her bid to win the House seat of her former boss, retiring Rep. Frank Wolf.

  • Cosmetology school in Iowa accused of violating Consumer Fraud Act

    Miller DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller’s Consumer Protection Division filed a lawsuit on Thursday against a Fort Dodge-based cosmetology school for allegedly engaging in deceptive, omissive and unfair practices. The lawsuit, which was filed in...

  • R.I. AG says town violated public records access law

    Kilmartin PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the town of Warren for allegedly violating the Rhode Island Access to Public Records Act (APRA). Joelle Sylvia Esq., an attorney with the law firm Kelly &...

  • IMF: Ukraine may need another bailout due to war

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The International Monetary Fund says Ukraine will need billions of dollars in additional support if the fighting between the military and Russian-backed separatists in the country's east persists. In its first in-depth assessment since granting the country a $17 billion bailout...



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