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  • Attack on park in Gaza war kills 10, most children

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A strike on a Gaza park killed 10 people Monday, nine of them children, as Israeli and Palestinian authorities traded blame over the attack and fighting in the Gaza war raged on despite a major Muslim holiday. A truce between the sides remained elusive as...

  • Ukraine: Rebels still manipulating crash site

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ukraine's foreign minister says pro-Russian separatists are continuing to try to manipulate the wreckage of the Malaysian airliner that the United States and others have accused the rebels of shooting down. In an interview with The Associated Press, Foreign Minister Pavlo...

  • US stocks remain lower at midday

    NEW YORK (AP) — Major U.S. stock market indexes nudged lower in midday trading on Monday, weighed down by a report of sluggish sales in the housing market. KEEPING SCORE: As of 12:24 p.m. Eastern time, the Standard & Poor's 500 index was down four points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,973. The Dow...

  • Fashion industry, retailers and the gender binary

    NEW YORK (AP) — As a transgender woman who began her transition about a year ago, Kylie Jack is still figuring out her fashion style, but she wanted one thing right away: well-fitting bras. Friends recommended Petticoat Fair in Austin, Texas, where she lives. The lingerie shop is known for...

  • Warner: Export-Import Bank supports Va. port jobs

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Warner says the U.S. Export-Import Bank helps support thousands of jobs in Virginia and needs to be reauthorized. Warner made his comments Monday during a campaign event in Norfolk, where he said the bank helps ensure cargo moves through the...

  • Facebook says page calling for death to Jews doesn't violate 'community standards'

    A Facebook page calling for the death of Israeli Jews does not violate the social network's "community standards," according to multiple messages sent by Facebook in response to user complaints.

  • UN chief reinforces call for Gaza cease-fire

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reinforced the Security Council's call for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire in the Gaza war on Monday and demanded that Israel and Hamas end the violence "in the name of humanity." The U.N. chief accused Israeli Prime...

  • Medicare hospital fund to last 4 years longer

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says Medicare's finances have improved. The program's hospital trust fund won't be exhausted until 2030 — four years later than last year's estimate. Social Security's massive retirement program will remain solvent until 2034, although disability benefits...

  • Medicare hospital fund to stay solvent until 2030, four years later than previous estimate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare hospital fund to stay solvent until 2030, four years later than previous estimate.

  • NY parolee convicted of murder in shooting of police officer, carjacking victim on Long Island

    MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — NY parolee convicted of murder in shooting of police officer, carjacking victim on Long Island.

  • Dollar Tree steps up fight, buys Family Dollar

    NEW YORK (AP) — The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying. Dollar Tree said Monday it is buying rival discounter Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, significantly broadening its reach as it looks to fend off Wal-Mart, which has been stepping up its courtship of lower-income customers The deal...

  • Hugo Gurdon named Editorial Director of the Washington Examiner

    Hugo Gurdon, editor in chief of The Hill, has been hired as editorial director of the Washington Examiner.

  • EPA chief: Power-plant proposal 'changing the tone' of global climate talks

    The Obama administration's proposed greenhouse gas emissions rule for existing power plants is "changing the tone" of the international dialogue on climate change, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said Monday.

  • Ron Paul calls for 'epidemic' of Edward Snowden-style whistleblowers

    Ron Paul is expanding his media footprint with a call for an "epidemic of truth-telling" by whistleblowers like Edward Snowden and Vietnam War-era tipster Daniel Ellsberg.

  • Contracts to buy US homes slip in June

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in June, as the real estate market appears to have cooled off this summer. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index slipped 1.1 percent to 102.7 last month. The index...



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