07/29/14 03:32 PM
BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party announced an investigation into a feared ex-security chief on Tuesday, demonstrating President Xi Jinping's firm grip on power and breaking a longstanding taboo against publicly targeting the country's topmost leaders. If he goes to trial, Zhou...
07/29/14 03:32 PM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The shadowy leader of the Hamas military wing says in an audiotape that his group will not cease fire until its demands are met. Mohammed Deif's remarks were broadcast late Tuesday on Al-Aqsa TV, the satellite station of Hamas. Deif says "there is not going to be...
07/29/14 03:30 PM
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A jury took only about 90 minutes Tuesday to convict former New York City Councilman Daniel Halloran of bribery charges in a scheme to buy a spot on the mayoral ballot for state Sen. Malcolm Smith. Halloran was also found guilty of taking payoffs from what he thought...
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/29/14 03:29 PM
Defenders of the Export-Import Bank argue that the agency is profitable. This argument convinces some people to support (or at least tolerate) Ex-Im. It shouldn’t.
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07/29/14 01:43 PM
President Obama to deliver a statement about the situation in Ukraine.
By Lisa Ruhl | 07/29/14 02:35 PM
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday condemned the handling of the Malaysia Airlines crash site and the ongoing violence in the Eastern Ukraine region surrounding it.
By Spencer Brown | 07/29/14 02:21 PM
Although President Obama's executive order raising the minimum wage for federal contractors doesn't go into effect until Jan. 1, those same contractors set to get a raise are already asking for more money.
By Associated Press | 07/29/14 01:23 PM
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's marriage was broken and his wife developed a crush on a businessman who lavished her with expensive gifts and attention, an attorney for the first lady said Tuesday during the couple's corruption trial.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/29/14 02:17 PM
There is a difference of nearly $2 billion in spending between House and Senate bills aimed at addressing the surge of thousands of child migrants at the border and only three days left to strike a deal.
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