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  • Tropical Storm Dolly forms off Mexico's coast

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Dolly headed Tuesday for a soggy collision with Mexico's Gulf coast. The storm's maximum sustained winds early Tuesday were near 50 mph (85 kph) and it was forecast to strengthen as it approaches the coast Tuesday night and moves inland on Wednesday, the U.S....

  • Instead of mushrooms, Austrian finds grenade

    VIENNA (AP) — An Austrian on a woodland search for mushrooms came home with a more dangerous find — a grenade that police say could have been set off by the slightest movement. Police were called by the son of the unidentified 66-year old man who found the grenade and took it home. Explosives...

  • 1-800-FLOWERS buying Harry & David for $142.5M

    CARLE PLACE, N.Y. (AP) — 1-800-FLOWERS.COM Inc. is buying Harry & David for $142.5 million to help broaden the assortment of foods that its customers can choose as gifts. The deal includes Harry & David Holdings Inc.'s brands, websites, 47 retail stores, some plants, orchards and its...

  • Off-duty NY police officer catches robbery suspect

    ROME, N.Y. (AP) — An off-duty New York police officer had just called it a day when he came across a robbery suspect whom he chased and caught. It happened Monday afternoon at the intersection of Embargo and James streets in Rome just as Police Officer Michael Uhl had finished his shift....

  • Fire chars 100 square miles of Klamath Forest

    HAPPY CAMP, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California wildfire sparked by lightning has burned 100 square miles of dry brush and timber in the Klamath National Forest near Happy Camp. The U.S. Forest Service says crews are working to keep flames away from homes in the communities of Seaid Valley and...

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for Sept. 2

    President Obama is off to the NATO summit in Wales this week and will face some of the largest crises head on.

  • Eric Cantor joins New York investment bank

    Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has joined a New York investment bank Moelis & Company as vice chairman and managing director.

  • Pakistan lawmakers back premier amid mass protests

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's lawmakers rallied behind the country's embattled prime minister Tuesday in an emergency session, even as thousands of protesters remained camped outside of parliament demanding his ouster. Speaking for the government in the joint session of Pakistan's National...

  • Syrian rebels issue demands for captive UN troops

    BEIRUT (AP) — Al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels holding 45 Fijian peacekeepers hostage have issued a set of demands for their release, including the extremist group's removal from a U.N. terrorist list and compensation for the killing of three of its fighters in a shootout with international troops,...

  • Germany opens memorial to Nazis' disabled victims

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany has inaugurated a memorial to more than 200,000 people with physical and mental disabilities who were killed by the Nazis after their lives were deemed "worthless." The memorial in Berlin is close to monuments to the Jewish Holocaust victims and to the Nazis' gay and...

  • Water main break closes 1 Metro entrance in DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A water main break has closed one entrance to the Farragut North metro station in downtown Washington. A Metro spokesman says the Connecticut Avenue entrance was closed Tuesday morning due to the water main break. The other two Farragut North entrances were open. Metro says...

  • Los Angeles deputy has minor injuries after crash

    PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say a deputy involved in a rollover accident on the 14 Freeway near Palmdale was treated for minor injuries. Lt. Rick Martinez tells City News Service that the female deputy remains hospitalized early Tuesday for observation. The...

  • Austrian police arrest suspected Mideast fighter

    VIENNA (AP) — Austrian police say they have detained a man suspected of having fought with Islamic extremists in Syria as he was planning to leave the country. They say the 29-year-old Chechen was arrested in the village of Haidenreichstein near the Czech border on suspicion of participation in...

  • UK deputy leader criticizes ill boy case

    LONDON (AP) — U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said Tuesday it was inappropriate to throw the full weight of the law at a family who took their ill 5-year-old child to Spain in order for him to receive a revolutionary type of radiation therapy for a brain tumor. Clegg told the BBC his...

  • Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian military forces have been spotted in both major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine, an official said Tuesday, prompting Ukraine to declare it now has to fight the Russian army, not just the separatists. The statement on the Russians by Col. Andriy Lysenko, a...



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