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  • Once powerful Oklahoma political consultant, lobbyist put on probation in drug case

    BY NOLAN CLAY, Staff Writer Before his drug arrest last May, Chad Alexander was considered one of the most influential political consultants and lobbyists in Oklahoma. On Wednesday, after he pleaded guilty, the judge asked if he has a job. “Not currently, your honor,” his defense attorney,...

  • Iraq considering Australian airstrike request

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Iraq's ambassador to Australia on Thursday gave no timetable for when his government might decide on Australia's request to launch airstrikes against Islamic State targets. Australia has six F/A-18F Super Hornet jet fighters waiting on standby in the United Arab...

  • Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Oct. 1, 2014. Troubling audit for Enterprise Fund In the 11 years since the Legislature created the Texas Enterprise Fund and seeded it with $295 million in taxpayer money, Gov. Rick Perry has often touted its usefulness in bringing businesses and jobs to the state....

  • Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson abruptly resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling in her agency and rapidly eroding confidence that the president and his family were being kept safe. President Barack Obama "concluded new...

  • Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson abruptly resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling in her agency and rapidly eroding confidence that the president and his family were being kept safe. President Barack Obama "concluded new...

  • NY mayor's groundhog mishap ribbed at charity bash

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio could not escape the wrath of the groundhog at an annual charity event in Manhattan. The mayor's mishap with a groundhog was the target of ribbing at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner Wednesday night. Last month, a rodent died after...

  • Deep discount lures buyer for Revel casino

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — As one Atlantic City casino after another shut down and left thousands of workers jobless, Mayor Don Guardian insisted that the meltdown that claimed four of his city's 12 casinos since January was actually the opportunity of a lifetime for savvy investors. On...

  • Secret Service didn't follow reporting protocols after Atlanta incident

    Secret Service managers told agents on the ground in Atlanta not to file a written report after discovering that a man with a gun rode in an elevator with President Obama during his visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Sept. 16, according to two sources familiar with the case.

  • Mexico federal officials say alleged cartel capo Hector Beltran Leyva believed captured

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico federal officials say alleged cartel capo Hector Beltran Leyva believed captured.

  • HHS shock: 1 in 12 Americans use illegal drugs, could fill all MLB stadiums 19 times

    According to a shocking new report from the Health and Human Services Department, there were 24.6 million people aged 12 or older who used illicit drugs during just one month last year.

  • Ark. county clerk defends taking AG candidate's voter card

    Because Rutledge moved to Pulaski County from Washington, she needed to fill out an additional form, which she did not according to Pulaski County Clerk Larry Crane.

  • Judge: Stockton, California, must follow bankruptcy laws, pay creditors and pension fund

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Judge: Stockton, California, must follow bankruptcy laws, pay creditors and pension fund.

  • Bill Clinton appears in TV ad for Alison Lundergan Grimes

    The 30-second ad, produced by Grimes' campaign, is the first ad to feature Clinton in this midterm election cycle.

  • WH: No need for Ebola travel restrictions

    "We are confident that the sophisticated medical infrastructure that exists in the United States can prevent the wide spread of Ebola," said White House press secretary Josh Earnest.

  • Sources: Wolf to endorse Brownback

    Milton Wolf, who lost a Tea Party challenge in the Kansas Senate primary to Pat Roberts, is unlikely to endorse Roberts, but is expected to endorse Republican Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback in his tough reelection fight.



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