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  • Ben Carson likely to run in 2016 for president

    "Unless the American people indicate in November that they like Big Government intervention in every part of their lives, I think the likelihood is strong," Carson said of his potential run.

  • US, Arab allies hit IS strongholds in Syria, Iraq

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes hit Islamic State group military strongholds in Syria and Iraq as a simultaneous U.S. strike attacked an al-Qaida cell of hardened veterans with "significant explosives skills" said to be plotting attacks on the U.S. and Western interests,...

  • Fraternities to train members to help stop assault

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight college fraternities say they will work together on a training effort focused on combating sexual misconduct, hazing and binge drinking. The focus is on learning to recognize, diagnose and intervene in potentially harmful situations. An estimated 35,000 undergraduates...

  • Raw: Tiger Kills Man at India Zoo

    A white tiger killed a young man who climbed over a fence at the New Delhi zoo and jumped into the animal's enclosure on Tuesday, a spokesman said. (Sept. 23) SHOTLIST: AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY New Delhi, India - September 23, 2014 1. Police arriving at scene, body of victim lying on...

  • Jeep veers off mountain road in Nepal; 11 dead

    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Police say a jeep has veered off a mountainous road in western Nepal, killing 11 people. They say the jeep rolled about 200 meters (650 feet) down a steep hill before it was stopped by trees. Police and local villagers had difficulty reaching the wreckage because of the...

  • Jordan Confirms Participation in Airstrikes

    Jordan's Minister of Media Affairs confirmed on Tuesday that the Jordanian air force had carried out attacks against positions of Islamic State militants. (Sept. 23) SHOTLIST AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Amman - 23 Sep 2014 1. SOUNDBITE: (English) Mohammad al-Momani, Jordanian Minister of...

  • Obama admin creates Korean land mine exception

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Three months after announcing its intention to ban land mines, the Obama administration is carving out an exception for its stockpile on the Korean Peninsula. The U.S. administers land mines in South Korea in case of an invasion from the North. State Department spokeswoman...

  • LA port fire smolders after forcing evacuations

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fire that forced about 850 people to evacuate from a wharf at the Port of Los Angeles is smoldering and sending up a huge plume of smoke, but officials say it's under control. Nearly 12 hours after the blaze started, smoke is still drifting over Los Angeles Harbor early...

  • Columbus will spend more on worst neighborhoods

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The city of Columbus is pouring more public money into rehabilitating its worst neighborhoods. The city council on Monday night approved giving $2.2 million to area nonprofit groups willing to renovate run-down homes or build new ones on vacant lots in the city that need...

  • Accused White House intruder armed in July arrest

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside while carrying a knife, a U.S. prosecutor said Monday. President Barack Obama was "obviously...

  • Image of Asia: Saving their livelihood from floods

    In this photo by Anupam Nath, Indian villagers rescue their pigs on a makeshift banana raft at Chaygaon village in Kamrup district of Assam state. Floods have inundated scores of villages in Assam and neighboring Meghalaya state, and more rain is forecast. The region is largely rural, and...

  • UN to leaders: Set 'new course' on climate change

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon is challenging more than 100 world leaders at a climate summit to set a new course for a warming world and reverse the rise of heat-trapping gases. Tuesday's one-day summit at the annual U.N. General Assembly gathering of world...

  • 28 dead in landslides, floods in northeast India

    GAUHATI, India (AP) — Landslides and flash floods triggered by two days of heavy rain have killed at least 28 people in India's remote northeast, officials said Tuesday. At least 14 people have been killed in northern Meghalaya state. Another 14 deaths were reported in neighboring Assam state,...

  • Indian zoo: Tiger kills man who climbed into moat

    NEW DELHI (AP) — A white tiger killed a young man who climbed over a fence at the New Delhi zoo and jumped into the animal's enclosure Tuesday, a spokesman said. Despite repeated warnings that he shouldn't get too close to the outdoor enclosure, the man eventually climbed over a knee-high...

  • Goodgame Studios reveals revenue, coy on IPO plans

    BERLIN (AP) — German online games company Goodgame Studios has for the first time revealed financial details of its business, amid speculation that it is planning a stock market flotation. The company said Tuesday it had revenues of 98 million euros ($125.88 million) in the first half of 2014,...



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