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1 hr ago | Evening Sun

Iran: US Coast Guard fired at fishing boat

The chief of Iran's Revolutionary Guard navy confirmed in remarks published Friday that a U.S. Coast Guard vessel fired on an Iranian fishing boat in the Persian Gulf this week but insisted the incident was not a "clash."


Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US Navy

2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power can solve either conflict.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers

3 hrs ago | WHAS11

'Walking Dead' Marine battalion to be deactivated

Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."


Related Topix: US Military, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, US Marine Corps

4 hrs ago |

US: Beware of giant snails

The giant African snail damages buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, United States Department of Agriculture, Home Gardening, Home

6 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

Google building fleet of package-delivering drones

SAN FRANCISCO>> Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Amazon, us Travel, Travel, Federal Aviation Administration

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Doc: Inmate in botched execution died from IV

A team of medical examiners has ruled that Oklahoma death row prisoner Clayton Lockett died from the state's lethal injection and not by heart attack.


Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Opinion

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Questions raised about Mary Landrieu's residency

Republicans seized on a news report Tuesday that raised questions about whether one of the Democrats' most vulnerable senators up for re-election actually resides in the state she represents.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, The Washington Post Company, Washington Post, Publishing, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Manchester Journal

Woman may pursue libel case against Sammy Hagar

A federal appeals court says an Iowa woman who claims rock singer Sammy Hagar fathered her baby 25 years ago may sue him for libel, invasion of privacy, and breach of contract.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Sammy Hagar, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, Van Halen, Social Software

The Winnipeg Free Press

Hillary Clinton: Frayed bonds of trust led to Missouri teen's shooting death, violent protests

Hillary Rodham Clinton broke nearly three weeks of silence Thursday on the fatal police shooting of an unarmed Missouri teenager, saying his death and the violent protests that followed resulted from frayed bonds of trust in a racially divided community.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Missouri

Magic 98.3 Columbus

Hillary's Got a Millennial Problem

Sure, projecting a winner in a presidential election a couple of years in advance is a mug's game.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Chris Christie, US Governors

Door Reminder

Milk Bottle, Glass of Milk, Cheese, Butter and a Spoon

USDA launches new dairy insurance program Dairy farmers can begin signing up next week for a new program replacing old subsidies Check out this story on MILWAUKEE - Dairy farmers squeezed in recent years by low milk prices and high feed costs can begin signing up next week for a new program replacing ... (more)

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Related Topix: United States Department of Agriculture, US Politics, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Agriculture, Science

Bluffton Today

Search efforts resume for missing pilot

Ground teams resumed searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia, according to a Virginia State Police spokeswoman.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, US Military, US Air Force, Moody Air Force Base

News 4 Jax

McConnell: Shutdowns are a 'failed policy'

In his strongest words to date, Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, tried to quash talk that he would allow another government shutdown if he becomes Senate majority leader next year.


Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Government, Kentucky, Senator Ted Cruz

ABC News 4 Charleston

Perry says GOP Congress is key to solving problems

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is telling the South Carolina GOP that it's important for Republicans to control Congress so they can solve the country's immigration problem and other national issues.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, South Carolina

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Sutton Guardian

No 10: No US air strike request

Downing Street has denied receiving a request from the US for Britain to join air strikes against jihadists Britain joining strikes against jihadists has not been requested and is not currently under discussion, Downing Street has insisted, despite reports that Barack Obama is hoping to win agreement to bring allies into the air campaign by next ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama


Convictions overturned in Amish hair attacks

An Ohio appeals court Wednesday overturned hate-crime convictions of 16 Amish men and women in connection with a spate of beard- and hair-cutting attacks on members of their faith, according to court documents.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Mom pleads for release of captive US journalist

Shirley Sotloff, who lives in the Miami area, addressed the leader of the Islamic State in seeking the return of Steven Sotloff, 31. Shirley Sotloff said that her son shouldn't pay for U.S. government actions in the Middle East over which he has no control, and that as a journalist he cared about the weak and oppressed.


Related Topix: Journalism, Iraq, World News, US Politics, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Republican, US House of Representatives, University of Central Florida

WJKX-FM Hattiesburg

Obama Wants New ISIS War Plan ASAP

President Obama wants to decide by the end of the week whether or not his war in Iraq against the Islamic State will expand to the group's haven in eastern Syria.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

2 rescued from disabled boat near brink of falls

Authorities say two boaters were less than a half-mile from the brink of Niagara Falls when they were rescued from their disabled vessel by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter.


Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military

WLOX-TV Biloxi

APNewsBreak: Jindal suing feds over Common Core

Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.


Related Topix: US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Barack Obama