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  • Modi promises red carpet for Japan firms in India

    TOKYO (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is wooing Japanese businesses with a promise of "red carpet" treatment rather than the bureaucratic red tape that India is notorious for. India is the best possible investment destination, offering "democracy, demography and demand" in its market...

  • Report: Midwest economic index inched up in August

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains states rose slightly in August, suggesting growth is ahead. A survey report issued Tuesday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index inched up to 57.2 last month from 57.0 in July. The index had...

  • G train service restored after Sandy repairs

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City subway riders are getting back service on the G train between Brooklyn and Queens. The return of service comes as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority reopens a tunnel Tuesday that was heavily damaged by Superstorm Sandy. The Greenpoint tunnel has been closed...

  • Putin's '2 weeks to Kiev' out of context: aide

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Kremlin aide on Tuesday sharply criticized EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso for breaching confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks, if it wished. Yuri Ushakov, the Russian leader's foreign policy...

  • UN warns food prices rising in Ebola-hit countries

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The U.N. is warning that food prices are rising in countries hit by Ebola and that it'll get worse because many farmers won't be able to access fields during the upcoming harvests of rice and corn. An Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 1,500 people, and...

  • Surrogate offers clues into man with 16 babies

    BANGKOK (AP) — When the young Thai woman saw an online ad seeking surrogate mothers, it seemed like a life-altering deal: $10,000 to help a foreign couple that wanted a child but couldn't conceive. Wassana, a lifetime resident of the slums, viewed it as a nine-month solution to her family's...

  • North Korea athletes on mission for political gold

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — It's a hot, sunny morning at the newly refurbished Sosan Football Stadium in Pyongyang. Two women's soccer teams head to the sidelines of the artificial turf, leaving only a row of archers to continue their practice before several senior sports ministry officials....

  • Court halts ridesharing service Uber in Germany

    BERLIN (AP) — A court has issued an injunction barring ridesharing service Uber from operating in Germany, the latest shot in the company's fight with taxi drivers. Frankfurt state court spokesman Arne Hasse said Tuesday the decision that Uber can't offer its services without a specific permit...

  • UK deputy leader criticizes ill boy case

    LONDON (AP) — U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says it is inappropriate to throw the full weight of the law at a family who spirited their ill 5-year-old child out of the country in order for him to receive a revolutionary type of radiation therapy for a brain tumor. Clegg told the BBC on...

  • Thai junta forces rights group to nix presentation

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's ruling military junta has forced a human rights group to cancel a presentation on the precarious rights situation in the Southeast Asian country three months after the army staged a coup. The military told Bangkok-based Thai Lawyers for Human Rights that if the group...

  • $2.4B Revel casino shuts down after just 2 years

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — It opened with a bang one day at dawn a little over 2 years ago amid high hopes it would turn around Atlantic City's struggling casino market. But the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel went out with a whimper in the wee small hours of the morning Tuesday as its casino...

  • Virginia farm real estate value increases

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The value of farm real estate in Virginia has increased over the past year. A federal survey shows that the value of land and buildings on farms was an average $4,320 per acre this year. That's up from $4,310 per acre in 2013. Cropland value increased by $10 per acre to...

  • NY woman charged with child endangerment

    LEVITTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Police have arrested a Long Island woman after she was found passed out in a hot car with an infant inside. Authorities say police found 28-year-old Jessica Rosengart semi-conscious and slumped over inside her Dodge Dart in Levittown Monday afternoon. The vehicle was...

  • Police make arrest in killing at Md. restaurant

    BROOKLYN PARK, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County police say they have made an arrest in the death of a worker at a Popeye's restaurant in Brooklyn Park. Police plan to announce details on the arrest later Tuesday morning. Investigators say a manager found the woman suffering from traumatic...

  • 2 men shot multiple times outside Dade City bar

    DADE CITY, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two men were shot multiple outside a Dade City bar. The shooting occurred around 10:40 p.m. Monday at Cooper's Bar. The Pasco County Sheriff's Office reports the men were taken by helicopter to area hospitals. There was no word on their conditions and few...



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