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US intel sorties up in Iraq, but no drone strikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior U.S. officials say they've vastly ramped up intelligence sorties over Iraq to better understand an expanding extremist insurgency and help Iraqi ... Read More

Senate panel backs McDonald for VA secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee on Wednesday endorsed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to be the new secretary of Veterans ... Read More

New safety rules proposed to curb oil train fires

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of older rail tank cars that carry crude oil would be phased out within two years under regulations proposed Wednesday in ... Read More

Senate bill targets companies that move overseas

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted Wednesday to advance an election-year bill limiting tax breaks for U.S. companies that move operations overseas. But big hurdles ... Read More

Ex-CEO gets prison for stealing from NYC charity

NEW YORK (AP) — The politically connected former CEO of a prominent New York City charity was sentenced to prison Wednesday for helping to steal ... Read More

Iraq lawmakers postpone vote on new president

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's parliament has postponed by one day a vote for a new president. The parliament speaker says the delay is in response ... Read More

US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the top U.S. diplomat reported ... Read More

Abu Sayyaf militants free anti-poverty workers

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Suspected Abu Sayyaf militants have freed three abducted aid workers in the southern Philippines after the government withheld anti-poverty funds, prompting ... Read More

US hedge fund files suit against Puerto Rico gov

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The government of Puerto Rico is now facing a second lawsuit in response to a new law that would ... Read More

Memorial honoring injured veterans under way in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Army Lt. Dawn Halfaker was on patrol 10 years ago in Baqubah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade tore through her military vehicle ... Read More