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  • Abbas seeks support for war crimes charges

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Nearly a month into Israel's fierce assault on Hamas in Gaza, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is facing mounting domestic ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • $100M for firm without offices, 1 agent?

    WASHINGTON – Companies overseeing millions of mortgage loans appear to be skirting new federal regulations and legal settlements intended to stop them ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Investigators reach Ukraine jet wreckage site

    ROZSYPNE, Ukraine – As mortar fire landed nearby, an international team of investigators finally reached the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 wreckage site ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Congress races clock to finish VA, highway bills

    WASHINGTON – Congress ran full-tilt into election-year gridlock over immigration Thursday and staggered toward a five-week summer break with no agreem ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • China fast-food market hurt by safety scares

    BEIJING – Already China's biggest restaurant operator with 4,600 outlets, KFC is pursuing Chinese consumers so avidly it opens two more every day.
    July 31, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • As U.S. job market strengthens, many don’t feel it

    WASHINGTON – For millions of workers, happy days aren't quite here again.Though the U.S. unemploymen ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • CIA spied on Senate, internal review finds

    WASHINGTON – The CIA's insistence that it did not spy on its Senate overseers collapsed Thursday with the release of a stark report by the agency's in ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Home in Trump holdout auctioned for $530,000

    She once called Donald Trump “a maggot, a cockroach and a crumb.” This week, he remembered her as “an impossible person.”
    July 31, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Rauner says he’ll be ‘champion’ for farmers

    CHICAGO – Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner said Thursday he would work to reduce taxes and regulatory burdens on farmers and would trave ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

    CHICAGO – A demoted executive shot and critically wounded his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a high-rise office buildin ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court declares 2011 union law constitutional

    MADISON, Wis. – The fight over Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's signature policy achievement, a law effectively ending collective bargaining for most pub ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Results of Sycamore Browns' auction not yet public

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore resident for the past 12 years, Grace Katzel used to buy all of her meats from Browns' County Market grocery store.
    July 31, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • NIU scientists embark on big experiment into tiny particle

    Mary Shenk thought helping to solve an unexplained phenomenon about life's basic building blocks seemed like the best way to spend her summer.
    July 31, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Sycamore student’s art ‘brightens everybody’s day’

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore High School senior Keegan Callahan has been spending Wednesday nights all summer painting at the Sycamore police station.
    July 31, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • NIU alumni develop mobile personal safety device

    Joe Parisi was a senior at Northern Illinois University in October 2010, when Antinette "Toni" Keller was murdered while walking by herself near campu ...
    July 31, 2014 - 10:50 pm
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