Egyptian carpenter at US Embassy shot to death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - An Egyptian carpenter at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo was killed by gunfire after leaving his home two weeks ago, the State Department said Thursday. Secretary of St..
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Fla. senators may cut optional Medicaid services

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - State Senate leaders may propose cutting dentistry, optometry and mental health services for Medicaid patients as they try to curb the program's budget, which is expec..
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Boehner: Lee's resignation was his own choice

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- House Speaker John Boehner says New York congressman Christopher Lee's rapid resignation on the heels of an Internet scandal was Lee's decision alone. The Ohio Republic..
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Govt defends union rights for airport screeners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the Transportation Security Administration says he'd be willing to fire any federal airport screeners who strike or otherwise violate the agency's new..
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Utility: Gas main near Pa. blast passed inspection

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ALLENTOWN, Pa.- A spokesman for a utility says a routine leak-detection check this week found no problems in the area where a natural gas explosion killed at least one person in ea..
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SPIN METER: Abortion wars break out in Congress

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republican leaders have made new restrictions on abortion one of their top priorities, pushing a divisive issue to the forefront of the congressional agenda..
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Average rate on 30-year mortgage hits 5.05 pct.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NEW YORK (AP) - The average rate on the 30-year mortgage topped 5 percent this week for the first time since April. Higher rates could further hamper the struggling housing market ..
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Egypt army steps in, sign Mubarak has lost power

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's military announced on national television that it has stepped in to "safeguard the country" on Thursday and assured protesters that President Hosni Mubarak wil..
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Study suggests higher stroke risk with diet soda

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's not definitive proof of harm, but new research raises concern about diet soda. It suggests that people who drink it every day have higher risks for stroke a..
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Lohan charged with felony theft over necklace

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Prosecutors charged Lindsay Lohan Wednesday with felony grand theft of a $2,500 necklace - a case that could return the troubled starlet to jail rather than the ..
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Global warming heats up Republican attacks on EPA

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Vowing to curb the authority and the budget of the Environmental Protection Agency, congressional Republicans are attacking the agency to a degree not seen since ..
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US Airways raises overweight bag fees

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - U.S. Airways Group Inc. is raising the fee to check heavy luggage on its domestic flights to an extra $90 each. The old fee was $50. That's on top of the $25 to..
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Gay marriage issue resurfaces in flurry of debate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Lawmakers in Rhode Island and Maryland are taking up bills to legalize gay marriage, advocates in New York are making a renewed push, and opponents are figh..
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House rejects GOP-effort to make UN repay funds

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The House on Wednesday rejected a Republican-led effort to force the United Nations to give back $179 million in overpayments, falling short in the face of Obama ..
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US says customs officer killed in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A U.S. customs employee and two British soldiers have died in insurgent attacks in southern Afghanistan where violence persists despite a winter lull in f..
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US tries to end conflicting messages on Egypt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON - The White House is working aggressively to erase conflicting messages on Egypt that have frustrated even President Barack Obama. After comments by some State Departmen..
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Calif. governor drops plan to sell state buildings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday he is dropping a plan to sell 24 state government buildings to private investors. The state had been in ne..
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Lawmakers oppose federal bailout for states

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - The new Republican-led House is showing no appetite for making federal taxpayers help state and local governments cope with widespread budget problems. Even some ..
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Iranian official warns against opposition rally

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Iranian authorities have warned against any attempt by Iran\'s opposition movement to hold a rally in support of the popular uprisings in the Middle East, Iran\'s state news agency reported.
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Philly abortion doctor finds lawyer in murder case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Philadelphia abortion doctor charged with killing a patient and seven babies born alive is demanding a preliminary evidence hearing despite a lengthy grand ju..
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