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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for Blackwater security guards are accusing the government of suppressing evidence favorable to the defendants, who are accused in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad. The attorneys say the suppressed evidence consists of photographs of eight spent...

  • Britain reopens way for fracking

    LONDON (AP) — Energy firms will be able to bid for licenses Monday to explore for shale gas in Britain, three years after the controversial fracking process caused seismic tremors which led the government to suspend operations. Business and Energy Minister Matthew Hancock said shale gas has...

  • Iraqi officials: 14 bodies found in Baghdad

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say that 14 bullet-riddled bodies have been found in different areas of the capital, Baghdad. The discovery is a grim reminder of the sectarian killing that engulfed Iraq in 2006 and 2007. Two police officers and a morgue official say the bodies were dumped in...

  • Hamas leader Meshaal demands end to occupation

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The leader of Hamas is demanding anew that Israel end its occupation of Palestinian land. Khaled Meshaal tells CBS News in an interview broadcast Monday that he believes the world hasn't taken an even-handed view of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He says, quote,...

  • Corpus Christi enforces stricter drought rules

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A South Texas city still struggling with drought has started enforcing stricter water-use restrictions. Corpus Christi on Monday began enforcement of Stage 2 conservation for all city water customers. Sprinkler irrigation is limited to one day per week, on the...

  • MD--Mid-Atlantic Daybook

    Associated Press Mid-Atlantic Daybook for Monday, July 28. MID-ATLANTIC The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover. Please keep The Associated Press in mind when news develops. Contact the...

  • Instead of impeachment, can House vote to overturn Obama executive order?

    The White House has fueled talk that House Republicans might move to impeach President Obama if he uses executive authority to enact far-reaching changes in immigration policy. "The president acting on immigration reform will certainly up the likelihood that [Republicans] would contemplate...

  • Israeli strikes on Gaza, rocket fire, break lull

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli jets struck three sites in Gaza on Monday after a rocket was launched at Israel, the military said, disrupting a relative lull in the war-torn territory at the start of a major Muslim holiday. The strikes followed an almost 12-hour pause in fighting and came as...

  • Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

    NEW YORK (AP) — Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion. Stockholders of Family Dollar Stores will receive $59.60 in cash and the equivalent of $14.90 in shares of Dollar Tree for each share they own. The companies put the...

  • Cuomo headed to western New York for announcement

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is scheduled to make a public appearance in Buffalo, his first appearance in upstate New York's largest city since a published report said his administration interfered with the corruption panel the governor created. Cuomo is expected to make an economic...

  • In war-struck Gaza, civilians struggle to get by

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Caught in the fighting between Israel and Hamas, Gaza's civilians are increasingly struggling to get by. There is no electricity 21 hours a day because power lines have been hit. Water taps have run dry because there's no power to their fuel pumps and tens of...

  • Japan to step up sanctions against Russia

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan's top government spokesman said Monday that the country is stepping up sanctions against Russia over the unrest in Ukraine. The sanctions include the freezing of assets held in Japan by individuals and groups supporting the separation of Crimea from Ukraine, as well as a...

  • Liberia president orders new anti-Ebola measures

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has closed some border crossings and ordered strict quarantines of communities affected by the Ebola outbreak. The announcement late Sunday came a day after Sirleaf formed a new taskforce charged with containing the disease,...

  • Tyson 3Q profit climbs 4.4 percent

    SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Tyson Foods Inc. (TSN) on Monday reported net income that rose by 4.4 percent in its fiscal third quarter, and fell short of analysts' expectations. The Springdale, Arkansas-based company said earnings increased to $260 million, or 73 cents per share, from $249...

  • No Fantasy 5 players pick all 5 winning numbers

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — No "Fantasy 5" game players selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot. The Florida Lottery said Monday that 274 tickets matching four numbers won $555 each. Another 8,474 tickets matching three numbers won $15.50 each, and 81,289 tickets won a Quick Pick...



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