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  • Fallon to lead honors as Leno wins top humor prize

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Jimmy Fallon will lead top comedians in saluting his "Tonight Show" predecessor Jay Leno with the nation's top humor prize in October at the Kennedy Center in Washington. The performing arts center announced Wednesday that Fallon will join Chelsea Handler, Jerry Seinfeld,...

  • Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved

    NEW YORK (AP) — Time Warner Cable said Wednesday that service was largely restored after a problem during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours. The company said it is still investigating the cause of the problem, which occurred with its Internet...

  • Hyundai's top SUV making sales gains

    The 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe mid-size sport utility vehicle stands out from the crowd for its attractive styling, comfortable ride, value pricing, surprising standard features and warranty. In fact, sales of Hyundai's best-selling SUV are up 26.4 percent so far this calendar year — to more than...

  • FDA investigating large Maine lobster processor

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — One of Maine's major lobster processors says it has addressed a battery of violations brought forth by the Food and Drug Administration, but the federal agency says it has not yet cleared the firm of violations. The FDA in February sent a letter to Rockland-based Linda...

  • Citing Ebola, Air France suspends flights

    PARIS (AP) — France on Wednesday recommended that its citizens leave the African countries of Sierra Leone and Liberia because of the outbreak of Ebola there, and Air France temporarily suspended its three flights a week to Sierra Leone. The disease has now killed more than 1,400 people in West...

  • US sanctions leadership of terrorist group

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department on Wednesday sanctioned a leader and a financial network used by a Pakistan-based terrorist group blamed for the 2008 attack in Mumbai, India that killed 166 people. Treasury sanctioned Muhammad Iqbal and Asma Money Exchangers for their suspected ties...

  • A look at the Gaza war and cease-fire halting it

    JERUSALEM (AP) — A seven-week war between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip has ended with an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire. Here is a look at the results of the war, the terms of the cease-fire and unresolved issues that are to be tackled in a future round of indirect negotiations...

  • Stocks drift higher; S&P 500 holds at 2,000 points

    U.S. stock indexes edged higher in midday trading Wednesday, drifting slightly from a record high set the day before. Trading was light ahead of the Labor Day holiday as investors sifted through company earnings and deal news. Express rose 12 percent after the clothing retailer's results beat...

  • Dominican court opens case on ex-Vatican official

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A court in the Dominican Republic has taken the first steps toward possible sexual abuse charges against a former Vatican ambassador to the Caribbean country. An investigative magistrate is examining allegations against Josef Wesolowski to determine if...

  • Low-budget Ryanair launches business-class

    DUBLIN (AP) — European budget carrier Ryanair is offering business-class tickets in an attempt to woo companies and governments during penny-pinching times. Marketed under the slogan "Your boss will approve," the new ticket reverses some of the airline's more reviled policies for fee-dazzled...

  • Former White House press secretary Jim Brady dies

    James Brady, the White House press secretary gravely wounded during the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, died Monday, his family announced. Brady was 73.



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