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  • Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president called an emergency meeting of the nation's security council and canceled a foreign trip, declaring that "Russian forces have entered Ukraine," as concerns grew about the opening of a new front in the conflict. President Petro Poroshenko summoned...

  • UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000

    GENEVA (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as doctors know about now, the World Health Organization said Thursday. A new plan to stop Ebola by the U.N. health agency also assumes that in many hard-hit areas, the actual...

  • Rapides Regional Medical Center to expand

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — Rapides Regional Medical Center is expected to begin construction next week on a $12.5 million expansion of its emergency department. The Town Talk reports (http://townta.lk/1zJJnrl ) the expansion will nearly double the department beds, from 26 to 51, including four...

  • French leader banks on free market to save economy

    PARIS (AP) — Facing pitiful poll numbers, Francois Hollande has cast his lot: The French president who once decried global finance and vowed a 75-percent tax on millionaires has quashed dissent from his Socialist government's left flank and appointed a well-heeled former investment banker as his...

  • India urges millions of poor to open bank accounts

    NEW DELHI (AP) — India's state-owned banks are conducting a massive campaign to open millions of accounts for poor Indians who are off the financial grid and vulnerable to black market money lenders. Tens of thousands have already lined up to open accounts since Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

  • Business leaders offer support for independence

    LONDON (AP) — Some 200 business leaders have offered support for the idea of Scottish independence from Britain, hitting back after a similar letter from other companies argued there are too many uncertainties surrounding the Sept. 18 vote. The leaders argued that independence was in the best...

  • China vows to respond to US surveillance flights

    BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday it will continue responding to U.S. military surveillance flights off its coast, rejecting American accusations that one of Beijing's fighter jets acted recklessly in intercepting a U.S. Navy plane last week. Defense Ministry spokesman Yang Yujun said China's...

  • SeaPort to provide Tupelo with air service

    TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Transportation has selected SeaPort Airlines to provide air service for Tupelo. SeaPort begins its two-year contract once it determines when to launch its service in Tupelo. Officials hope it can begin next month, but details still are being worked...

  • WHO: Ebola outbreak eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than 6 times as many as now.

    GENEVA (AP) — WHO: Ebola outbreak eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than 6 times as many as now.

  • RNC to spend $100m to get out vote

    The Republican National Committee is on track to spend more than $100 million in the midterm campaign, with virtually every dime plowed into the party’s new digital voter-turnout program.

  • No Republican wave in November election

    If the last Congressional midterm election was a tsunami, this year may be more of a ripple.

  • Budget crunchers now expect a permanently weaker economy

    Updated CBO projections of the US economy predict a future of slower growth and lower productivity.

  • 'Lady al Qaeda's' U.S. education draws complaints about student visas

    The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s keen interest in the release of a Pakistani scientist serving an 86-year prison term in Texas drew attention to U.S. student visa laws, but experts say the concern is overblown. Before ISIS circulated a video of American journalist James Foley’s beheading...

  • McDonald's can't appeal NLRB franchise decision

    The National Labor Relations Board will treat the hamburger chain as a co-employer in 43 cases charging unfair labor practices at various franchised restaurants.

  • Frequent frankers in Congress face tough re-election fights

    A Washington Examiner analysis of congressional spending accounts found millions of tax dollars being spent on what amounts to free advertising for House members.



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