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  • Canadian author Alistair MacLeod dies at 77

    WINDSOR, Ontario (AP) — Alistair MacLeod, the award-winning Canadian author who was best known for his short story collections, has died at age 77. MacLeod's former publisher Doug Gibson confirmed his death on Sunday. Gibson says MacLeod had been in a Windsor, Ontario, hospital since...

  • Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners

    NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Sunday that packages of Kraft's "Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners" may instead contain the...

  • Automakers unveil China-focused models in Beijing

    BEIJING (AP) — Ford Motor Co. on Sunday unveiled a new Escort sedan designed in China for global sale at a Beijing auto show that highlighted the growing influence of Chinese tastes on the industry. Automakers are looking to China's biggest auto show this year to help boost sales in this huge...

  • Pascagoula LNG terminal working on export permits

    PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A Pascagoula shipping terminal opened in 2011 to import liquefied natural gas now is working to become an export terminal. The nationwide shale boom has greatly reduced imports since the $1.1 billion Gulf LNG terminal opened near the Bayou Casotte Ship Channel. Gulf...

  • Official: Keeper dies after Gabon soccer match

    LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — A team official says a goalkeeper has died after being kicked in the head during a championship tournament match in the West African country of Gabon. Sylvain Azougoui of the AC Bongoville soccer club had just stopped a shot on goal, but the attacker lost his balance...

  • Former EPA official: Fracking transparency vital

    MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — Controversies over the fracking process may be inevitable, a former administrator with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency acknowledged recently, but Wisconsin can protect its place as the leading supplier of sand for the nation's fracking boom as long as the state...

  • Firefighters battle 2-alarm blaze in Timonium

    TIMONIUM, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County firefighters are battling a two-alarm fire in Timonium where at least three townhomes caught fire. Firefighters were called to the 600 block of Dunloy Court where the fire broke out late Sunday afternoon. Homes nearby have been evacuated. There are no...

  • Mob in Dominican Republic kills Haitian father

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A Haitian man died after being attacked by a mob in the Dominican Republic for allegedly stabbing his 4-month-old daughter, authorities said Sunday. The violence in the poor village of La Victoria began late Saturday when Jean Lounis got into an...

  • Shooting leaves 3 men injured in southeast DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say three men have been shot and at least one of them was seriously wounded in southeast Washington. Police spokesman Officer Paul Metcalf says the incident occurred just before 4:45 p.m. He says all three of the victims were conscious and breathing as they were taken...

  • Tahoe tourism officials borrow ideas from Utah

    STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — Tourism officials from several key Lake Tahoe agencies have paid a visit to Park City, Utah, to catch a glimpse at how another mountain town operates and manages its major challenges. Participants had the chance to explore several facets of the city, including public...

  • APNewsBreak: Africa land grabs endanger elephants

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Political and military elites are seizing protected areas in one of Africa's last bastions for elephants, putting broad swaths of Zimbabwe at risk of becoming fronts for ivory poaching, according to a nonprofit research group's report that examines government collusion in...

  • ID, NV, UT have among highest payday loan rates

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Idaho, Nevada and Utah have among the nation's highest interest rates for payday loans, according to a report. The study, released this week by the Pew Charitable Trusts, found their rates are so high mainly because they're among only seven states that impose no legal...

  • Bee colonies damaged after almond pollination

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Some California beekeepers say pesticides may be to blame for the death or damage of as many as 80,000 bee colonies after the insects pollinated almond trees in the San Joaquin Valley. Some believe pesticides used on almond orchards could be sickening or killing the...

  • What's wrong with victims' rights laws?

    Criminals are generally despised, and cops are not universally beloved. But one participant in the criminal justice system has no enemies: victims of crime. They're the Sara Lee of American politics. Everybody doesn't like someone, but nobody doesn't like victims. The movement to protect this...

  • General Mills scraps controversial new legal terms

    NEW YORK — General Mills is scrapping a controversial plan to strip consumers of their right to sue the food company. The company, which owns Cheerios, Progresso and Yoplait, had posted a notice on its website notifying visitors of a change to its legal terms — visitors using its websites...



From the Weekly Standard

  • Through a Google Glass, Darkly

    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

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  • 2014 ≠ 2016

    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

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  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...

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