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  • Statoil resumes operations in Algeria after deaths

    HELSINKI (AP) — Norwegian oil company Statoil says it will resume operations at a gas field in Algeria, 19 months after five Norwegian workers were killed in a terrorist attack there. Statoil ASA says it has decided to reopen the Ain Amenas plant after "outstanding security operations" were...

  • Obama promoting economic gains as elections near

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Boosted by recent economic gains, President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish about the nation's recovery from the Great Recession and the White House is encouraging Democrats to show similar optimism as they head into the November mid-term elections. "There are reasons to...

  • Liberia extends stay-home order amid Ebola crisis

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president is ordering most civil servants to stay home another month in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus ravaging the country. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf made the announcement in a statement circulating Monday and promised that...

  • Poland's PM: Ukraine's war must be stopped now

    GDANSK, Poland (AP) — Poland's prime minister says the anniversary of World War II makes it crucial to put an end to the war in Ukraine. Prime Minister Donald Tusk, chosen by EU leaders to be the next president of the European Council, spoke Monday at the Westerplatte peninsula on the Baltic...

  • Iran president urges clerics to tolerate Internet

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president Monday urged the country's clerics to be more tolerant of the Internet and new technologies, which are often the target of criticism by influential hard-liners in the Islamic Republic. Hassan Rouhani made the appeal during a meeting with clerics in Tehran,...

  • UK to propose controversial anti-terror laws

    LONDON (AP) — Britain's prime minister is expected to expand powers to combat terrorism in hopes of preventing attacks by Islamist militants returning for terror training in the Middle East. David Cameron is unveiling a new package of legislation in the House of Commons on Monday. Talks with...

  • Judiciary committee taking up terror lawsuit bill

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee is marking the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks by focusing its attention on a long-deliberated bill that would allow victims to recover monetary damages from foreign sponsors of terrorism. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. says the committee...

  • Cubs to host Jackie Robinson West little leaguers

    CHICAGO (AP) — A championship team will be at Wrigley Field on Labor Day: The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars. The team that won the national Little League championship game before falling to South Korea in the world championship game last month will be honored by the Cubs on Monday. . In a...

  • Lawmakers: Islamic State groups wants to hit US

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Cities in the United States and Western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State militants' future targets and President Barack Obama needs to take action, U.S. lawmakers say. Without offering specifics on any threats or suggestions on how to confront them, the leaders of the...

  • Paris suburb building blast death toll reaches 7

    PARIS (AP) — The death toll in the partial collapse of a four-story apartment building has risen to seven in a northeastern Paris suburb after emergency crews pulled the body of an elderly woman from the rubble. Fire department spokesman Gabriel Plus said the body was found Monday morning in...

  • Turkey issues warrants for police in alleged plot

    ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish authorities have issued arrest warrants for 33 police officers accused of plotting against the government. Turkey's private Dogan news agency says the warrants were filed Monday for the officers, including the former head of a financial unit, on charges that include...

  • Islamic State group becomes target of Arab satire

    BAGHDAD (AP) — The bumbling young militant first drops the rocket launcher on the toes of his boss before taking aim and firing toward a military checkpoint outside of an Iraqi town — not realizing he's fired it backward at his leader. The "Looney Tunes"-style cartoon targeting the Islamic...

  • Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

    HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub. The legislators chanted slogans and held up placards accusing...

  • Six signs Hillary Clinton is running

    Hillary Clinton hasn't announced a run officially, but her actions have pretty much confirmed what most people already thought.

  • Conservatives push right-to-work laws in cities and counties

    Heritage Foundation legal scholar Andrew Kloster said the issue is simply not mentioned in the 1947 Taft-Hartley law that allowed states to pass right-to-work laws.



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    "Rooting out a cancer like ISIL won’t be easy and it won’t be quick,” President Obama told the American Legion’s annual convention in Charlotte on Tuesday, August 26. He repeated the thought in...

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  • Small Ball in Wisconsin

    West Allis, Wis. --  Scott Walker looked relaxed. Dressed in light blue Levi’s jeans, a navy polo shirt, and white and gray Nike sneakers, the Wisconsin governor had just finished speaking at a...

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  • Democrats Take the Low Road

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