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  • Mexico sees massive fish die-off at lake

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say a mass die-off of fish at a lake in western Mexico was not due to natural causes, but the causes are still being investigated and one research said that low water levels could have been responsible. Over 53 metric tons of rotting fish have been removed...

  • NYPD: Cop response appropriate in custody death

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police commissioner William Bratton says it appears officers behaved appropriately in the custody death of a drugged-out man. Ronald Singleton's death was ruled a homicide on Friday, and "physical restrain by police" was deemed a factor, along severe intoxication...

  • Man found dead in central Illinois was hit by car

    LEROY, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a 26-year-old found dead in rural central Illinois apparently was struck by a motor vehicle while he walked home after visiting family. McLean County Coroner Beth Kimmerling said Monday that an autopsy showed Blaine B. Umstattd, who last lived in Holder,...

  • US eating habits improve a bit _ except among poor

    CHICAGO (AP) — A new study says Americans' eating habits have improved — except among the poor. Those results show a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal. The 12-year study used an index of healthy eating where a perfect...

  • San Francisco to be 1st to test urban farming law

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco will soon become the first city to enact a California law giving owners who turn empty lots into gardens the chance to get a tax break, a newspaper reported. The measure lets cities and towns lower the assessed value — and therefore the property taxes — on...

  • NY farmers seek solutions to invasive berry pest

    BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — A new invasive insect has devastated northeastern berry crops, and growers are working with Cornell University plant experts to develop strategies to fight it. Binghamton apple grower Dave Johnson tells The Ithaca Journal (http://ithacajr.nl/1nPmhK8 ) that the Asian...

  • Santa Fe schools to launch tech program

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Students at one Santa Fe elementary school will soon share about 250 iPads as the school district takes a first step toward launching a $55 million plan to provide each of its 14,000 students with a digital device over the next five years. The district is contracting with...

  • California News Digest

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The supervisor in Los Angeles is Christopher Weber, followed by Bob Jablon. If you have a news tip or questions about the report, call 213-626-1200. The supervisor in San Francisco is Sudhin Thanawala. He can be reached at 415-495-1708. Richard Vogel in Los Angeles photos can...

  • Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they spoke — called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom....

  • Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage

    HAVANA (AP) — Lugging duffel bags crammed with soap, socks, toys and other hard-to-obtain consumer goods, travelers arriving in Cuba on Monday complained that new government restrictions on their imports would leave their families wanting. Passengers on flights from Miami said they were...

  • NYPD: 88-year-old Brooklyn woman assaulted at home

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police are looking for a man suspected of attacking an 88-year-old woman as she sat on the front stoop of her Brooklyn home. Police say a man in his 20s, dressed in a red sweatshirt, approached the victim at about 3:45 p.m. Saturday. Police say the woman tried to...

  • President of Staten Island Museum dies

    NEW YORK (AP) — The president and CEO of the Staten Island Museum for the past 12 years has died. The museum says 69-year-old Elizabeth Egbert died Saturday after battling multiple myeloma. Egbert was an artist, sculptor and community activist. Her work has been exhibited at various museums,...

  • NY apple growers expect above-average harvest

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Apple-picking season is underway in New York and growers are expecting another good year, following 2013's record crop. New York Farm Bureau spokesman Steve Ammerman tells The Saratogian (http://bit.ly/1tUlfCy ) that growers in the state are expected to harvest more than 30...

  • W. Indiana man leads boycott of gun-banning stores

    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Western Indiana gun enthusiasts are boycotting businesses that don't allow firearms inside. Steve Ellis, owner of Top Guns gun store in Terre Haute, launched the "No Guns = No Money" Facebook support page on Aug. 22. By Monday, it had about 1,100 "likes." Ellis says he...

  • Parents of ill UK boy fight extradition from Spain

    LONDON (AP) — The parents say they want to give their 5 year-old-boy with a brain tumor the best chance to live with a revolutionary new treatment they learned about on the Internet. Their British hospital says the boy has a 70 percent to 80 percent chance of survival with the treatment it...



From the Weekly Standard

  • ‘We Don’t Have a Strategy Yet’

    "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

    Conway, Ark. "Tom Cotton voted against preparing America for pandemics like Ebola,” a TV ad in Arkansas declared last week. The ad came from Democrat Mark Pryor, who is running for reelection to...

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