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  • Health care spending in Massachusetts on the rise

    BOSTON (AP) — A new report says health care spending in Massachusetts continues to grow faster than the rate of inflation. The report is scheduled to be released Tuesday by the Center for Health Information and Analysis, created under state law in 2012 to monitor health care spending. The...

  • Richmond's J.E.B Stuart monument vandalized

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond police are searching for whoever spray-painted graffiti on the city's J.E.B. Stuart monument. Police tell media outlets that someone spray-painted an expletive followed by "work" on the monument honoring the Civil War general. There also was a drawing of what...

  • Funeral set for slain Texas police chief

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The funeral for a Texas police chief who was killed while trying to arrest a man will be held Tuesday morning. Cornerstone Church in San Antonio will host the services for slain Elmendorf Police Chief Michael Pimentel. Visitation was held Monday at Porter Loring Mortuary....

  • Western Md. doctor has court date on sex charge

    CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — A suspended physician from western Maryland is due in court in Cumberland for a status hearing on charges he molested a female patient. Tuesday's hearing for Dr. William Dando is his first since the Maryland Board of Physicians upheld his license suspension in June. The...

  • Car crashes into Dunkin Donuts in Md., injuring 3

    ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Three people are injured after a car crashed into a Dunkin Donuts store in Ellicott City. Howard County fire department officials were called to the scene Monday evening after the SUV crashed into the front and side walls of the restaurant. Rescuers say two of the...

  • Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian official said Tuesday that Russian forces have been spotted in both of the major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine. The claim by Col. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine's national security council, came as the country's defense minister said Ukraine's...

  • Anti-China group nabbed for planned Manila attacks

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine authorities said Tuesday that they arrested three men linked to a group that was planning to set off firebombs at Manila's international airport and a major mall in the city to protest the government's alleged "soft" stance in its territorial dispute with...

  • Report: Water shortages crimp China shale gas plan

    BEIJING (AP) — More than 60 percent of China's vast shale gas deposits are in regions with scarce water resources, complicating plans by the energy-hungry country to tap the natural gas, according to a U.S.-based research group. The World Resources Institute said China has the world's largest...

  • Revel casino goes dark after just 2 years

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Revel Casino Hotel opened with a bang a little more than two years ago amid high hopes of turning around Atlantic City's struggling casino market. But the $2.4 billion resort went out with a whimper in the wee hours of the morning Tuesday, as its casino closed one day...

  • Euro continues descent ahead of ECB meeting

    LONDON (AP) — The euro's descent saw it hit a new one-year low against the dollar on Tuesday, but the currency risks snapping back higher this week if the European Central Bank fails to back up its recent talk of stimulus with action. The bank, which oversees monetary policy for the 18...

  • Bomb kills 11 Egyptian policemen in Sinai

    EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A roadside bomb ripped apart an armored police vehicle travelling in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula on Tuesday, killing 11 policemen, including an officer, security and medical officials said. The security officials said the bomb appeared to have been detonated by remote...

  • Pakistan parliament meets over political crisis

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's lawmakers held an emergency session Tuesday over the political crisis roiling the country as thousands of anti-government protesters remained camped out in front of the parliament building, demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resign The session of both houses — the...

  • 2 Fantasy 5 players wins $93,829.87 jackpot

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Two "Fantasy 5" game players have selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $93,829.87. The Florida Lottery said Tuesday that both winning tickets were purchased in Melbourne and Haverhill. The 224 tickets matching four numbers won $135 each. Another...

  • 2 men shot multiple times outside Dade City bar

    DADE CITY, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two men were shot multiple times 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...

  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 2

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. SUPERINTENDENT WANTS SCHOOL DISTRICT TO RESCIND DECISION TO OPT-OUT OF STATE STANDARDIZED TESTING Lee County schools Superintendent Nancy Graham will make the request at a board meeting Tuesday in Fort...



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