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  • Ukrainian govt troops take over much of Luhansk

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — After days of street battles and weeks of shelling, Ukrainian troops made significant gains Wednesday into rebel-held territory, capturing a large part of the city of Luhansk and nearly encircling Donetsk, the largest rebel-held city, in fighting that left at least 52...

  • AP NewsBreak: Navy kicks out 34 for nuke cheating

    WASHINGTON (AP) — At least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the Navy for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site, and 10 others are under criminal investigation, the admiral in charge of the Navy's nuclear reactors...

  • Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Janet Yellen has won credit for guiding the Federal Reserve's first six months of transition from the Ben Bernanke era. Bernanke's Fed had steered the economy through a deep crisis by slashing interest rates and restoring confidence in banks. Yellen has so far carried on his...

  • Mandatory Pa. casino theft fine ruled tossed out

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled unconstitutional a mandatory $75,000 fine imposed on a Pittsburgh casino poker dealer convicted of having stolen $200 worth of chips. The unanimous ruling Tuesday by the state's highest court called the fine "strikingly...

  • US: Slow growth seen in Conn., Maine economies

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — New federal statistics show economic growth in New England has been slowest in Connecticut and Maine since the end of the recession in 2009. The Commerce Department released statistics of quarterly gross domestic product — the measure of all goods and services — between...

  • Miss. loses $644,000 verdict in tidelands lawsuit

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A family that owned a beachfront restaurant in Bay St. Louis before Hurricane Katrina has won $644,000 against the state in a lawsuit, with jurors ruling land the state took to build a new small craft harbor was not state tideland but private property. Paul Scott, a lawyer...

  • US warns that Venezuela is losing airline access

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Come to Venezuela and you might get a longer trip than you bargained for. That's what the U.S. government is warning. The U.S. Embassy in Caracas issued an advisory Tuesday urging Americans to take extra care when traveling to Venezuela amid a steep drop in airline...

  • Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Janet Yellen has won credit for guiding the Federal Reserve's first six months of transition from the Ben Bernanke era. Bernanke's Fed had steered the economy through a deep crisis by slashing interest rates and restoring confidence in banks. Yellen has so far carried on his...

  • No, Democrats didn't try to meddle in Alaska's Senate primary

    Democrats' aim was not to boost Tea Party favorite Joe Miller to victory, but to define Dan Sullivan, their likely general election foe, as an Alaska transplant with fragile roots in the state.

  • White House confirms authenticity of beheading video

    The White House on Wednesday morning confirmed that an Islamic State video showing the beheading of an American journalist is authentic.

  • U.S. official: More airstrikes in Iraq

    WASHINGTON (AP) — American fighter jets and drones conducted nearly a dozen airstrikes in Iraq since Tuesday, a U.S. official said, even as Islamic State militants threatened to kill a second American captive in retribution for any continued attacks. The strikes came in the hours after...

  • David Cameron cuts his vacation short to deal with the Islamic State, as President Obama resumes his

    Amid reports that a British national may be the masked terrorist shown on a video of the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley by the Islamic State, British Prime Minister David Cameron announced Wednesday that he's cutting his vacation short and returning to London to deal with the threat.

  • VIDEO: Following indictments, Gov. Rick Perry hits the road

    Last Friday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry was indicted on abuse of power charges and on Tuesday he turned himself in to Travis County authorities.

  • VIDEO: Islamist militants claim killing of American journalist

    Islamist militants fighting for control in Iraq and Syria say they killed an American journalist missing since 2012.

  • Florida Gov. Rick Scott huddles with climate scientists

    After catching heat on the campaign trail for avoiding questions about his stance on climate change, Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott met with climate scientists to learn why the planet is warming.



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