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7/23/2014

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
7/23/2014

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
7/23/2014

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
7/23/2014

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
7/23/2014

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
7/23/2014

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
7/23/2014

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
7/23/2014

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
7/23/2014

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
7/23/2014

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