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  • Obama, Modi tout potential for deeper econ ties

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi touted the potential for deeper economic collaboration between the world's two largest democracies Tuesday, while seeking to address concerns that they have grown apart. Following an Oval Office meeting, Obama...

  • White House urges Secret Service to release probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's spokesman is urging the Secret Service to release results of its investigation into a White House intrusion as soon as possible. White House press secretary Josh Earnest says there is legitimate public interest into how a man armed with a knife was...

  • Tunisia presidential vote to feature 27 candidates

    TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's election commission has announced that 27 candidates will be competing in November's presidential election. For the first time in the country's history, a woman, judge Kalthoum Kannou, will be running for president. Tunisians overthrew their dictator in 2011 and...

  • UN: Islamic State forcing thousands to flee Syria

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N humanitarian chief on Tuesday said tens of thousands of people are fleeing Syria as the Islamic State militant group expands its grip on large parts of the country despite a U.S.-led airstrike campaign. Valerie Amos said tens of thousands more could flee if the...

  • Argentina moves to local trustee for bonds

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina deposited a $161 million bond interest payment with a newly appointed local trustee on Tuesday in defiance of a U.S. judge who held it in contempt a day earlier for attempting illegal moves to service its debt. The Economy Ministry said the coupon...

  • Guinea-Bissau leader pardons accused in coup try

    BISSAU, Guinea-Bissau (AP) — Guinea-Bissau's new president has pardoned a group of soldiers who were convicted by a military tribunal for a failed 2012 coup attempt. According to a presidential decree read out on the radio Tuesday, the army captain accused of leading the coup plot, Pansau...

  • Education Dept awards $75M in innovation grants

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department has awarded $75 million to 24 colleges and universities to foster innovation in college value and efficiency. The new competition is called "First in the World" and 500 schools applied. Applicants submitted proposals with plans in areas such as...

  • Weather service storm forecasts get more localized

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Weather Service can now give better, faster and more pinpointed severe weather forecasts because of new computer simulations. The weather service on Tuesday started using a new high resolution computer model that officials say will dramatically improve forecasts...

  • Oil, rail industries want 7 years to fix tank cars

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The oil and railroad industries are urging federal regulators to allow them as long as seven years to retrofit existing tank cars that transport highly volatile crude oil, a top oil industry official said Tuesday. The cars have ruptured and spilled oil during collisions,...

  • Microsoft skips Windows 9 to emphasize advances

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The next version of Microsoft's flagship operating system will be called Windows 10, as the company skips version 9 to emphasize advances it is making toward a world centered on mobile devices and Internet services. The current version, Windows 8, has been widely derided...

  • Feds say hackers targeted Microsoft, game makers

    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Two members of an international hacking ring that gained access to a U.S. Army computer network while targeting computer giant Microsoft and several video game developers pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges Tuesday in federal court in Delaware. David Pokora, 22, of...

  • Michelin Guide knocks Daniel down to 2 stars

    The Michelin Guide's latest roster of top New York City restaurants says Brooklyn and Queens are hot, but Daniel Boulud has lost a little sizzle. For the past three years, the same seven restaurants have held a virtual lock on the organization's coveted three-star rating: Daniel, Per Se, Masa,...

  • Dog control officer charged with animal cruelty

    TULLY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say the dog control officer for a central New York town has been charged with animal cruelty after more than 200 dogs and cats were found living in filthy conditions on her property. Local media report that Pompey (PAHM'-pee) dog control officer Susan Snavlin was...

  • Rick Perry's security will knock you 'dead down'

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry said would-be intruders at the Texas governor's mansion would be knocked 'dead down' by his security detail.

  • Liberals suppress the fact that Bush's Iraq coalition was much more multilateral than Obama's

    John Kerry, as a presidential candidate in 2004, referred to George W. Bush’s coalition as a —œtrumped-up, so-called coalition of the bribed, the coerced, the bought and the extorted.—�



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