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  • Amnesty blasts China's torture tool industry

    BEIJING (AP) — Chinese production and export of police equipment primarily used for torture, such as electric shock wands and neck-and-wrist cuffs connected by a chain, has grown dramatically, enabling human rights violations at home and abroad, Amnesty International said in a report Tuesday....

  • Long Island cop hurt in traffic stop; 2 in custody

    HUNTINGTON, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island police officer suffered a serious head injury when he was struck by a vehicle he was trying to pull over. Police say 36-year-old Officer Nicholas Guerrero and his partner were attempting to stop the car to make an arrest warrant on Partridge Lane in...

  • Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and partner nations began launching airstrikes against Islamic State group targets in Syria for the first time Monday night, expanding a military campaign against the militants with a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk cruise missiles fired from ships in the...

  • US launches 1st airstrikes in Syria

    SURUC, Turkey (AP) — The United States and partner nations launched their first airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, as fighting raged Monday between the extremist group and Kurdish forces near the border with Turkey, triggering a surge of tens of thousands of refugees. The...

  • Ad flap stirs up Oklahoma governor's race

    BY RICK M. GREEN, Capitol Bureau With about six weeks left before the general election, state Rep. Joe Dorman has started running political commercials critical of his opponent, Gov. Read more on NewsOK.

  • U.S. begins airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria

    The Pentagon announced Monday that U.S. and coalition nations have begun airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

  • The Pentagon says US and partners begin airstrikes in Syria.

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says US and partners begin airstrikes in Syria.

  • Protesters stage Wall Street climate crisis sit-in

    NEW YORK (AP) — A day after over 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than 1,000 activists blocked parts of Broadway in Manhattan's financial district in a sit-in to protest what they see as corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate...

  • Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says the U.S. and partner nations have begun airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State militants, using a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk missiles fired from ships in the region. Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. Read more on NewsOK.

  • The Pentagon says US and partners begin airstrikes in Syria.

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says US and partners begin airstrikes in Syria. Read more on NewsOK.

  • Jury: Arab Bank liable in terror attacks

    NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. jury found on Monday that a large Jordan-based bank should be held responsible for a wave of Hamas-sanctioned suicide bombings in the early 2000s that left several Americans dead or wounded. Jurors reached the unanimous verdict in a terrorism financing lawsuit against...

  • High-profile losses, criminal investigation hit powerful Oklahoma political consulting firm A.H. Strategies

    By Nolan Clay, Staff Writer In political circles, A.H. Strategies is known as one of the powerhouses in campaign consulting in Oklahoma. It is widely credited with helping Republicans take over the state House in 2004 and the state Senate in 2008, ending decades of control by Democrats. Read...

  • Panel approves query to Oklahoma Supreme Court on legality of Capitol repair bond measure

    BY RICK M. GREEN, Capitol Bureau The state will ask the Oklahoma Supreme Court to validate the legality of a $120 million Capitol repair bond measure after an attorney challenged its constitutionality. The Oklahoma Capitol Improvement Authority, chaired by Gov. Read more on NewsOK.

  • New Hampshire Republican Party adds 'personhood' to official platform

    The platform now states: "Support the unborn child's fundamental right to life and establish that, in NH law, personhood begins at conception."

  • Biden to Hispanics: Obama will act on immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden told frustrated Hispanic leaders Monday President Barack Obama is "absolutely committed to moving forward" on comprehensive immigration reforms "and he's going to do an awful lot." Biden said Obama was determined to move ahead "with or without"...



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