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  • Jewish group wants Turkish PM to return award

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Jewish American group is asking Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to return an award it gave him in 2004, accusing the Turkish leader of "dangerous rhetoric" and "inciting violence against the Jewish people." In an open letter to Erdogan Thursday, Jack Rosen,...

  • Fukushima study: Think about unthinkable disasters

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. science advisory report says Japan's Fukushima nuclear accident offers a key lesson to the nation's nuclear industry: Focus more on the highly unlikely but worst case scenarios. That means thinking about earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, solar storms, multiple failures...

  • Bombardier restructuring cuts 1,800 jobs globally

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Airplane maker Bombardier Inc. is cutting 1,800 jobs across facilities worldwide as it restructures operations. Spokeswoman Isabelle Rondeau with the Montreal-based company said Thursday that Bombardier plans to reorganize the company into four business segments before...

  • Dick's Sporting Goods lays off 478 PGA golf pros

    IMPERIAL, Pa. (AP) — The Dick's Sporting Goods chain has laid off 478 Professional Golfers' Association teaching pros months after the company reported that sales of golf gear are dwindling. Dick's didn't immediately respond Thursday to the layoffs, which were announced by the PGA on...

  • Court throws out Chiquita terror payment claims involving thousands of Colombian deaths

    MIAMI (AP) — Court throws out Chiquita terror payment claims involving thousands of Colombian deaths.

  • Gunmen kill female tourist on Kenya coast

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A female tourist was shot dead in the coastal town of Mombasa, the second foreigner shot in same area this month, police officials said Thursday. Two men, one armed with a pistol, rounded the corner of a building along Kuze Road in the Old Town area in Mombasa, shooting...

  • Texas governor's startup fund is not all it seems

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups using a pet program designed to bring high-paying jobs and innovation to the nation's second most-populous state. But a closer look at the Texas Emerging Technology Fund,...

  • Morgan Stanley paying $275M to settle SEC charges

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay $275 million to settle U.S. civil charges that it misled investors about risky mortgage bonds it sold ahead of the 2008 financial crisis. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlement Thursday with the Wall Street bank. The...

  • Ricky Martin to be judge on 'The Voice ... Mexico'

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — And the fourth and final judge for "The Voice ... Mexico" is: Ricky Martin. The Puerto Rican pop star will join Yuri, Julion Alvarez and Italian songstress Laura Pausini as the judges for the singing contest. Mexico's Televisa network announced that Martin will be the...

  • More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine

    NEW YORK (AP) — More teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase isn't much of a bump, the government reported Thursday. Last year's rise follows a couple of years when the girls' HPV vaccination rate was flat and health officials worried that it wouldn't...

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for July 9

    President Obama will meet with Texas Gov. Rick Perry today to discuss the ongoing crisis at the U.S. southern border.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for July 3

    The House Homeland Security Committee will hold a field hearing in McAllen, Texas, today to discuss the recent increase in unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Texas Gov. Rick Perry will testify to the surge. Pennsylvania embattled Republican Gov. Tom Corbett was given more...

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for July 2

    A new poll out of Michigan shows incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Snyder tied with Democratic challenger Mark Schauer. The poll, released by Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling, shows the two men with 40 percent of the vote.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for July 1

    The country is still buzzing this morning following a decision by the Supreme Court that has been labeled as a major blow to the Affordable Care Act.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for June 30

    President Obama is set to tap Bob McDonald as the next secretary of Veterans Affairs today. McDonald is a former executive of Procter and Gamble, having worked for the company from July 2009 to July 2013. Recently, President Obama accepted the resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.



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    Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki knows what he wants: a third term in office for himself and U.S. military help in defeating ISIS (now the Islamic State). Political reconciliation between...

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