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  • Hamas, Israel trade blame for deaths of 9 children

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas and Israel blamed each other for an explosion at a Gaza park Monday that killed at least 10 Palestinians — including nine children playing on a swing — in a horrific scene that underscored the heavy price civilians are paying in the conflict. Israel's...

  • Obama: Female oppression crippling parts of Africa

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama criticized gender oppression in Africa that he said is "crippling" development in some countries, speaking out publicly Monday for the first time against female genital mutilation while encouraging young leaders from the continent to empower women....

  • Obama mulls large-scale move on immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the border, White House officials are making plans to act before November's mid-term elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants who are in this country illegally, allowing them to stay in the United...

  • House approves bill to toughen NKorea sanctions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a bill to toughen sanctions against North Korea and restrict its access to hard currency. The bill passed Monday would empower President Barack Obama to target foreign banks that facilitate the North Korean government's development and proliferation of...

  • Tribal leaders say racing proposal still alive

    BEND, Ore. (AP) — Tribal officials say they haven't given up on the idea of an auto racing complex on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation in Central Oregon. The question has been subject to three votes by members of the Confederated Tribes, the most recent on July 2. But turnout has been too...

  • Rates on US Treasury bills mixed at weekly auction

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with rates on six-month bills unchanged, while rates on three-month bills rose to their highest level in four weeks. The Treasury Department auctioned $27 billion in three-month bills at a discount...

  • 'Lucy' smacks down 'Hercules' in box office bout

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Scarlett Johansson-led action flick "Lucy" took it to stalwart action star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's "Hercules" over the weekend for the No. 1 spot at the box office. The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution...

  • Oahu to connect ocean wave energy to power grid

    HONOLULU (AP) — Oahu could become the first place in the United States to connect the energy harvested from ocean waves to a power grid. Northwest Energy Innovations, a private company, will start testing a prototype in September, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Monday...

  • Walker says he would back anti-outsourcing rules

    WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker said Monday he would support efforts to ensure that tax credits and other economic development incentives do not go to companies that outsource jobs. Walker has made outsourcing an issue in the governor's race by criticizing Democratic gubernatorial...

  • Texas doctor's family under 21-day fever watch

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — State health officials say the family of an American doctor infected with the Ebola virus is under a 21-day fever watch, but it's believed they had no contact with anyone with the deadly disease. A spokeswoman for the Texas Department of State Health Services said...

  • NY teacher tenure system faces new legal challenge

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An educational advocacy group led by former CNN journalist Campbell Brown is challenging New York state's teacher tenure system, filing a lawsuit Monday that alleges that job protections unfairly shield bad teachers. Seven parents of public school children from New York...

  • DC asks stay of order that struck down handgun ban

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for the District of Columbia asked a federal judge on Monday to stay his ruling that strikes down the city's ban on carrying handguns outside the home. Attorney General Irvin Nathan filed a motion on behalf of the city and Police Chief Cathy Lanier, asking for a stay...

  • GOP internal debate: Is party repeating mistakes of 1998?

    For anyone who was around, it's hard to compare 1998 -- the year of the Lewinsky scandal, the Starr Report, and Bill Clinton's impeachment -- with any other year. Yet there are reasons both Republicans and Democrats are thinking about 1998 as they head into this fall's elections.

  • FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners. It is the second-largest fine the agency has proposed against an...

  • Boehner urges US solidarity with Israel

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner said Monday that support for Israel must be the United States' main focus and not peace mediation in a subtle jab at the Obama administration. "At times like this, people try to isolate Israel - but we are here to stand with Israel," Boehner said...



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