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Hagel: Military medical system 'average'
Court: Democrats don't need Kansas Senate nominee
US sharply criticizes new Israeli construction
Lawyer warns of pension cuts in bankruptcy case
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Employees of the bankrupt California city of Stockton could be forced to take a 60 percent pension cut if a federal judge rejects its reorganization plan, a lawyer for the city said Wednesday in a case that could clarify who gets paid first by financially strapped cities around the nation retirement funds or creditors.
Girl missing for 12 years found with mom in Mexico
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Authorities say a Texas girl reported kidnapped 12 years ago has been found with her mother in Mexico, and that the mother is now facing charges in the U.S.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:09:42 -0400
US Secret Service chief resigns over security breaches
Pac-12, Big Ten, ACC notify NCAA of proposals
The five wealthiest college football conferences have notified the NCAA of their proposals to provide more benefits to athletes under the new governance model that allows the Atlantic Coast Conference, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and Southeastern Conference to pass legislation without the support of the other Division I leagues.,Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:04:27 -0400
App teaches kindergartners basic computer coding
Alaska refuge proposes killing invasive caribou
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) A federal agency is considering lethal measures to protect an Alaska island refuge from an invasive species caribou.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:03:36 -0400
Respiratory virus seen in 4 deaths; role unclear
NEW YORK (AP) Four people who were infected with a virus causing severe respiratory illness across the country have died, but what role the virus played in the deaths is unclear, health officials said Wednesday.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:02:27 -0400
US, Brazil resolve long-running cotton fight
Man convicted of murder in killing over loud music
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) A jury has found a Florida man guilty of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a teenager after an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:06:30 -0400
Hong Kong leader plays waiting game, protesters demand he resigns
By John Ruwitch and Yimou Lee HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's leader is willing to let pro-democracy demonstrations blocking large areas of the city go on for weeks if necessary, a source close to him said, while defiant protesters vowed they would not budge. The city's streets were calm early on Thursday while police largely kept their distance from the tens of thousands of mostly young people keeping up protests in the heart of the Asian financial hub that are now nearly a week old. ...
Oslo latest city to drop out of 2022 Olympic race
Review: Pay by phone or just keep using plastic?
NEW YORK (AP) PayPal, Apple and others are betting on billions in mobile payments.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:51:45 -0400