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US-led planes strike fighters attacking Syria town

 

 

 

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-led coalition warplanes struck Islamic State fighters in Syria attacking a town near the Turkish border for the first time Saturday, as well as positions in the country's east, activists and a Kurdish official said.

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 September 2014

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Poll: Confused by issues of the day? Join the club

WASHINGTON (AP) — Confused by the federal health care law? How about the debate over NSA surveillance? The way the Federal Reserve affects interest rates?

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 September 2014

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Economy grew at 4.6 percent rate in April-June

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a dismal winter, the U.S. economy expanded at an annual rate of 4.6 percent in the spring, the fastest pace in more than two years, the government reported Friday. The solid rebound is expected to provide momentum for strong growth the rest of the year.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 September 2014

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US-led strikes hit IS group oil sites for 2nd day

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-led coalition warplanes bombed oil installations and other facilities in territory controlled by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria on Friday, taking aim for a second consecutive day at a key source of financing that has swelled the extremist group's coffers, activists said.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 September 2014

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Rains bring big gains against California wildfire

PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Helpful rains and more than 8,000 firefighters brought solid advances against a huge wildfire in Northern California as evacuations dwindled and the number of threatened homes was reduced from thousands to just a few hundred.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 September 2014

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Navajo to get $554 million in settlement with US

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is poised to receive $554 million from the federal government over allegations of mismanagement of tribal resources in the largest settlement of its kind for an American Indian tribe.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 September 2014

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FBI: About 12 Americans fighting in Syria, not 100

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. believes there are about a dozen Americans fighting alongside extremist groups in Syria, not more than 100, as has been cited for months.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 September 2014

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US considers new offer to Iran at nuke talks

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. is considering softening present demands that Iran gut its uranium enrichment program in favor of a new proposal that would allow Tehran to keep nearly half of the project intact while placing other constraints on its possible use as a path to nuclear weapons, diplomats told The Associated Press.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 September 2014

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