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 2014-07-28 19:21   

AP

[ Business ]

  Dollar Tree steps up fight, buys Family Dollar...

NEW YORK AP -- The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying.....



 2014-07-28 19:20   

Reuters

  Ebola outbreak...

An Ebola outbreak has killed hundreds across Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone....



 2014-07-28 19:19   

UPI

  Khloe Kardashian says she feels guilty about her brother Rob...

Veronica LinaresLOS ANGELES, July 28 (UPI) -- Khloe Kardashian spoke about the situation with her troubled brother Rob Kardashian during Sunday's episode of "Keeping Up With The Kardashians."...



 2014-07-28 19:19   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  House bill lets airlines advertise pre-tax fares...

WASHINGTON (AP) In a victory for airlines and their workers' unions, the House rejected consumers' complaints and passed legislation Monday letting airline advertising emphasize the base price of tickets, before taxes and fees are added.The bipar...



 2014-07-28 19:19   

AP

[ Business ]

  House bill lets airlines advertise pre-tax fares...

WASHINGTON AP -- In a victory for airlines and their workers' unions, the House rejected consumers' complaints and passed legislation Monday letting airline advertising emphasize the base price of tickets, before taxes and fees are added.....



 2014-07-28 19:18   

UPI

  Kidnapped U.K. teacher freed after 5 months of captivity in Yemen...

JC FinleyLONDON, July 28 (UPI) -- British school teacher Mike Harvey has been released after five months of captivity....



 2014-07-28 19:17   

Reuters

  US STOCKS-Wall St near flat as deal news offsets housing data...

* Dollar Tree offers to buy Family Dollar; deal valued at$9.2 bln* June pending home sales unexpectedly fall* Dow up 0.1 pct; S&P 500 up 0.05 pct;, Nasdaq off 0.04 pct (Updates to late afternoon)By...



 2014-07-28 19:15   

AP

[ Top International ]

  Israeli PM warns of prolonged campaign in Gaza war...

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip AP -- Israel's prime minister warned Monday that the country faced a prolonged campaign against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, as the military urged residents in parts of the embattled territory to evacuate ahead of what appeared to be a b...



 2014-07-28 19:13   

Reuters

[ US ]

  U.S. judge tells jury to take one more shot at Ventura verdict...

ST PAUL Minn. (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday asked a jury to try one more time in a defamation case brought by former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura when the panel said it could not reach a verdict...



 2014-07-28 19:13   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Officials: Funds secured for nuclear fuel project...

SAVANNAH RIVER SITE, S.C. (AP) South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and members of her state's congressional delegation say federal lawmakers have secured enough money to ensure a nuclear fuel project at the Savannah River Site goes forward.U.S. Sens. Lin...



 2014-07-28 19:13   

UPI

  Braves stifle the Padres...

Atlanta Braves right-hander Ervin Santana stifled the San Diego Padres and outdueled a former outfielder making his first major league start in Monday's 2-0 win at Turner Field....



 2014-07-28 19:12   

Reuters

[ World ]

  U.S., Afghanistan fail to track U.S.-supplied small arms: watchdog...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government has failed to effectively track many of the more than 465,000 light weapons it has supplied to Afghanistan's army and police, creating the risk that machine guns...



 2014-07-28 19:10   

Reuters

[ World ]

  Investigators struggle to reach MH17 crash site as Ukraine fighting intensifies...

Heavy fighting near the crash site of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, continues to prevent access for investigators trying to determine the cause of the crash. Jillian Kitchener reports....



 2014-07-28 19:07   

Reuters

  Researchers practice living on Mars - without leaving Earth...

CAPE CANAVERAL Fla (Reuters) - For the past four months, a team of researchers have been living in a mockup Mars habitat on a Hawaiian volcano practicing isolated living on the Red Planet.For the most...



 2014-07-28 19:05   

AP

[ US News ]

  Suspect dead, marshals and cop wounded in NYC...

NEW YORK AP -- Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that left the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police officer wounded.....



 2014-07-28 19:05   

Reuters

  Evidence suggests babies in womb start learning earlier than thought: study...

ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - Babies in the womb show evidence of learning by their 34th week, three weeks earlier than previously thought, new research has found.It really pushed the envelope in terms of...



 2014-07-28 19:05   

UPI

  Police officer, U.S. marshals shot in New York...

Frances BurnsNEW YORK, July 28 (UPI) -- A man who wounded U.S. marshals and a police detective Monday was killed by return fire in one of New York's most famous neighborhoods, police said....



 2014-07-28 19:05   

Reuters

  UPDATE 1-U.S. veterans deal to provide $17 bln to ease medical wait times...

(Adds details on funding package, quotes, background)By David LawderWASHINGTON, July 28 (Reuters) - Leaders of the VeteransAffairs committees in the U.S. Congress said on Monday they hadstruck a rare...



 2014-07-28 19:05   

Reuters

[ US ]

  U.S. appeals court strikes down Virginia's gay marriage ban...

(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court struck down Virginia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage on Monday, the second appeals court to come out in favor of gay marriage.A three-judge panel of the 4th...



 2014-07-28 19:04   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Lloyds bank settles with US, UK over market fixing...

LONDON (AP) Lloyds Banking Group is paying $369 million to U.S. and British authorities to settle allegations it manipulated a key global interest rate.Lloyds, one of the world's largest banks, on Monday became the sixth financial firm sanctioned in ...



 2014-07-28 19:04   

AP

[ Business ]

  Lloyds bank settles with US, UK over market fixing...

LONDON AP -- Lloyds Banking Group is paying $369 million to U.S. and British authorities to settle allegations it manipulated a key global interest rate.....



 2014-07-28 19:03   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  City: Emails show 'cozy' ties of PG&E, regulator...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Top California regulators communicated often and enthusiastically with executives at Pacific Gas & Electric Co., even offering unsolicited advice on handling the media while they presided over a case to decide how much the utility shou...



 2014-07-28 19:03   

AP

[ Business ]

  Russia ordered to pay $50 billion over Yukos...

LONDON AP -- Russia has been ordered to pay over $50 billion for expropriating what was once the country's largest oil producer, Yukos, in a court ruling that said President Vladimir Putin's government used tax claims to destroy the company and its CEO, a...



 2014-07-28 19:02   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  FAA proposes to fines Southwest Airlines $12M...

WASHINGTON (AP) The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.Beginning in 2006, Southwest made...



 2014-07-28 19:02   

Reuters

[ US ]

  Veterans funding deal to provide $17 billion to ease medical wait times...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leaders of the Veterans Affairs committees in Congress on Monday said they had agreed on legislation providing about $17 billion in funding to ease long waiting times for VA medical...



 2014-07-28 19:01   

AP

[ US News ]

  Rule aimed at cutting coal-fired plant's emissions...

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. AP -- The federal government has come up with a final version of a rule meant to cut haze-causing emissions from the largest coal-fired power plant in the West.....



 2014-07-28 19:01   

Reuters

[ US ]

  Peanut company officials stand trial in Georgia in deadly salmonella outbreak...

ATLANTA (Reuters) - The federal trial of three former peanut company officials charged in connection with a salmonella outbreak that killed nine people and sickened hundreds more began on Monday with jury...



 2014-07-28 19:00   

UPI

  Polish priest claims he is getting texts from an 'evil spirit' inhabiting teenage girl...

Evan BleierJAROSLAW, Poland, July 28 (UPI) -- Polish priest Father Marian Rajchel claims he is getting texts from an "evil spirit" inhabiting the body of a teenage girl he performed an abortion on....



 2014-07-28 19:00   

UPI

  Serco continues to provide mobile hospitals to Navy...

Richard TomkinsRESTON, Va., July 28 (UPI) -- Deployable medical facilities, complete with X-ray machines and CT scanners -- will continue to be provided by Serco to support the U.S. Navy....



 2014-07-28 18:58   

Reuters

[ World ]

  France begins three days of mourning over Air Algerie crash...

Flags are flying at half-mast as France begins three days of mourning for the victims of the Air Algerie crash in Mali. Jillian Kitchener reports....



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