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  • Obama wants limits on US company mergers abroad

    LOS ANGELES – Staking out a populist stand ahead of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama on Thursday demanded “economic patriotism” from U.S. ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Pope meets Sudanese woman sentenced to death

    ROME – Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing t ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Execution offers evidence against lethal injection

    ST. LOUIS – The nation’s third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and am ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Skydiver dies during WWII-style jump in Oklahoma

    FREDERICK, Oklahoma – A skydiver from central Illinois was killed earlier this week while taking part in a demonstration jump in Oklahoma to honor Wor ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursda ...
    July 24, 2014 - 3:13 pm
  • US: Russia firing artillery at Ukraine military

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is accusing Russia of firing artillery to hit Ukrainian military sites and planning to send pro-Russian separati ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:47 pm
  • Israel swears in new president amid Gaza war

    JERUSALEM — Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shimon Peres ended his term as president of Israel on Thursday — a man who symbolizes hopes for peace capping a ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:11 pm
  • 2 dead, dozens hurt after storm at Va. campground

    CAPE CHARLES, Va. — A fierce storm packing powerful winds, softball-sized hail and rain toppled dozens of trees and flipped recreational vehicles at a ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Official: Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed'

    ALGIERS, Algeria — An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over norther ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Ukrainian prime minister announces resignation

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation Thursday, opening the way for new elections that would reflect th ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Colorado gay marriage ban struck, appeal awaits

    DENVER – For years, gay rights activists in Colorado repeatedly said it would only be a matter of time before they would be allowed to marry.
    July 24, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • U.S. unemployment aid applications drop to 284,000

    WASHINGTON – The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to its lowest level in more than eight years.
    July 24, 2014 - 8:37 am
  • Nunn and Perdue shift to fall battle of outsiders

    ATHENS, Ga. – New Republican nominee David Perdue and Democratic opponent Michelle Nunn used the first day of the general election campaign to retool ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • U.S. economy, though sluggish, may now be sturdier

    WASHINGTON – Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged.
    July 23, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Casualty numbers raise questions about Gaza war

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Shopkeepers say they were sitting outside their shuttered businesses Wednesday, catching a break from being cooped up during w ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:09 pm
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