U.S. says Russia violated nuclear treaty, urges immediate talks
By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In another sign of deteriorating relations between the United States and Russia, the U.S. government said on Monday that Moscow had violated the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces treaty, and urged immediate bilateral talks on the issue. "This is a very serious matter which we have attempted to address with Russia for some time now," an administration official said in a statement. "We encourage Russia to return to compliance with its obligations under the treaty and to eliminate any prohibited items in a verifiable manner," the official said. The official did not describe how Russia violated the treaty.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:42:04 -0400
Immigration debate roils politics in ... Maine?
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) In the whitest U.S. state, thousands of miles from the Mexican border, the debate over immigration is quickly becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:56:20 -0400
2 tank shells hit fuel tank at Gaza power plant
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) Israeli tank shells hit a fuel tank of the Gaza Strip's only power plant on Tuesday, forcing the plant to shut down, a spokesman for Gaza's electricity distribution company said. A huge cloud of black smoke rose over the coastal city.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:27:46 -0400
US: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty
WASHINGTON (AP) In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach "a very serious matter" and going public with allegations that have simmered for some time.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:55:06 -0400
Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors
WASHINGTON (AP) More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 02:49:19 -0400
$1,000 pill now hepatitis C treatment of choice
WASHINGTON (AP) A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:11:39 -0400
Annoying minor floods are increasing on US coasts
WASHINGTON (AP) Along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years, the federal government reported Monday.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:10:14 -0400
AP PHOTOS: NKorea opens summer camp for kids
WONSAN, North Korea (AP) Summer camp in North Korea? It's got one and it's got everything from giant water slides and a private beach to video games and volleyball courts. Oh, and, of course, a big bronze statue of the late leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il surrounded by adoring children.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 02:45:20 -0400
Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt
NEW YORK (AP) A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a small smoke shop in one of New York's most bustling neighborhoods, officials said Monday.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:29:49 -0400
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