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  • Virus drugmaker fights pediatricians' new advice

    CHICAGO (AP) — A drugmaker is clashing with pediatricians over new recommendations to limit use of a costly medicine for preventing serious lung problems in preemies and other high-risk children. The dispute involves new American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines that say medical evidence...

  • Memorial at sea for Ind. pilots after deadly crash

    PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — Nearly a hundred people gathered on a ferry Sunday off the coast of American Samoa during a memorial service honoring the Indiana teenager who died and his father who is missing after their plane crashed during an attempt to circumnavigate the world. The body...

  • Police probe woman's death on Long Island

    FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a 36-year-old woman on Long Island. Suffolk County police say Monica Lino was found at her home on Berkshire Drive in Farmingville just after 3 p.m. Sunday. Details are sketchy but a police spokeswoman says the...

  • 1 dead, 2 rescued after boat sinks in South Texas

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A man in South Texas has died after the boat he was on sank in a bay near the Gulf of Mexico. A Coast Guard spokesman says a distress call was sent Sunday morning from a 24-foot boat. The vessel reported it was taking on water in Copano Bay near Rockport. The...

  • UN Security Council calls for Gaza cease-fire

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council called for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas at an emergency meeting just after midnight Monday morning. The council met as Muslims started celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday...

  • Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday. The failure to reach even a brief humanitarian lull in the...

  • US exports help Germany increase coal, pollution

    LUENEN, Germany (AP) — One of Germany's newest coal-fired power plants rises here from the banks of a 100-year-old canal that once shipped coal mined from the Ruhr Valley to the world. Now the coal comes the other way. The 750-megawatt Trianel Kohlekraftwerk Luenen GmbH & Co. power plant...

  • Rosario Murillo: Nicaragua's 'first comrade'

    MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — In Nicaragua, where Marxist dogma has given way to a free market economy, the red-and-black flags of the Sandinista revolution have been supplanted by the pink and baby blue colors favored by the country's first lady, "la companera" Rosario Murillo. Her husband,...

  • Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Coal from Appalachia rumbles into this port city, 150 railroad cars at a time, bound for the belly of the massive cargo ship Prime Lily. The ship soon sets sail for South America, its 80,000 tons of coal destined for power plants and factories, an export of American...

  • China profits boost Asian stock markets

    BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday, shrugging off jitters about stiffer Western sanctions against Russia, after China reported strong corporate profits. KEEPING SCORE: China's benchmark Shanghai Composite Index surged 1.7 percent to 2,161.20. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 added...

  • 5 things to know about coal trade, global warming

    As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off polluting fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution. Here are five things to know about the issue: 1. AS...

  • Stringer: NYC pension funds at $160.5 billion

    NEW YORK (AP) — City Comptroller Scott Stringer says New York City's pension funds ended the latest fiscal year with a record-high value of $160.5 billion. Stringer says the funds, which he oversees, got a 17.4 percent investment return for fiscal year 2014, which ended June 30. The...

  • Girls killed, hurt in attack in Thailand's south

    HAT YAI, Thailand (AP) — A 12-year-old girl was killed and seven people, including two other girls, were wounded in a roadside bomb attack near an army base in Thailand's insurgency-plagued south, police said Monday. Suspected insurgents detonated an improvised radio-controlled bomb near an...

  • Man arrested in Las Vegas Strip casino robbery

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of robbing the Bellagio hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Jesse Jones was booked Sunday morning into the Clark County jail after being arrested by police at a Las Vegas resort on Saturday night. He's accused of robbing a...

  • Aruba releases Venezuelan diplomat sought by US

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Aruba's government released a former Venezuelan general who was detained on U.S. drug charges when he arrived to serve as his country's consul on the Dutch Caribbean island, sending him home Sunday night and defusing a diplomatic fight with its neighbor. Aruban...



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