By Paul Bedard | 09/16/14 01:37 PM
Declaring that "there is no reason to be coy," populist Republican Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Tuesday presented a meaty agenda that could become his 2016 presidential platform.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/16/14 01:36 PM
Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Tuesday he would recommend sending U.S. combat troops back into Iraq if the administration's coalition-building strategy fails to curb the threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/16/14 01:13 PM
At a breakfast Tuesday hosted by the Christian Science Monitor, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal hinted at running for president in 2016, saying "there's no reason to be coy" about it.
09/16/14 12:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are turning higher at midday with energy companies leading the gains. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 11 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,995 at 12:03 p.m. Eastern time Tuesday. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 83 points, or 0.5 percent, to 17,116. The...
09/16/14 11:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Optimism among chief executives at the largest U.S. companies fell in the July-September quarter after reaching a two-year high in the previous quarter. The Business Roundtable said Tuesday that its CEO outlook index fell to 86.4 in the third quarter, down from 95.4 in the...
09/16/14 09:45 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling in early trading ahead of an important Federal Reserve meeting. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell four points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,979 shortly after markets opened Tuesday. The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 40 points, or 0.2 percent, to...
09/16/14 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lower gas, food costs keep US producer prices unchanged in August as inflation remains mild.
09/16/14 07:31 AM
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A gunman opened fire Tuesday at a court building in Copenhagen, killing one man and seriously wounding another, authorities said. Danish police said they arrested a suspect nearby and seized a shotgun. The motive of the shooting wasn't immediately clear but a court...
09/16/14 07:01 AM
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq officials: Premier has selected final Cabinet ministers, including defense and interior.
09/16/14 06:32 AM
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament ratifies agreement to deepen ties with the European Union .
09/16/14 06:15 AM
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Emergency services say two people have been killed and an unknown number injured in a pileup at least 150 cars and trucks on a Dutch highway shrouded in thick mist. The Zeeland Security Region said in a statement that the series of crashes happened early Tuesday on...
09/16/14 05:45 AM
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish police: shots fired inside court building in Copenhagen; 1 killed, 1 wounded.
09/16/14 12:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama administration to assign 3,000 US military personnel to combat Ebola in West Africa.
09/15/14 10:45 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn contended in a federal court filing late Monday that a court-appointed monitor is not necessary to ensure compliance with political hiring bans, as suggested by an anti-patronage attorney. In the filing by the attorney general's office, Quinn says his...
09/15/14 09:15 PM
WEED, Calif. (AP) — Wind-driven California wildfire damages or destroys 100 homes; at least 1500 people evacuated .
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