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  • Bush chief of staff touts Perry in New Hampshire

    Updated: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    STRATHAM, N.H. (AP) — Texas GOP Gov. Rick Perry's swing through a key early presidential voting state continued Saturday with a boost from a Republican with direct ties to the Oval Office. John H. Sununu, a former New Hampshire governor who was President George H.W. Bush's chief of...

  • Navajo presidential race features crowded field

    Updated: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Seventeen candidates are running for president of the Navajo Nation, a post that wields important influence on the country's largest American Indian reservation. The top two vote-getters in Tuesday's primary will advance to November's general election. More...

  • CAMPAIGN WATCH: The week in Oregon politics

    Updated: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's lawsuit against Oracle is putting Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber on offense, for once, over Cover Oregon. Kitzhaber and his Republican rival, state Rep. Dennis Richardson, are getting in on the ice bucket challenge. And U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio got a nod for...

  • Longshot primary foe aims for rebuke of Gov. Cuomo

    Updated: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — As Zephyr Teachout says, there wasn't supposed to be a Democratic primary in Andrew Cuomo's New York, where the powerful governor with national ambitions was expected to sweep to a second term. Instead, Cuomo is facing a politically awkward challenge from a woman...

  • Secretary of State Johnson re-nominated by GOP

    Updated: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    NOVI, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson has been formally nominated for re-election by Republicans at their state convention. The first-term secretary of state will face Detroit attorney Godfrey Dillard in November. Dillard is expected to be nominated by Democrats...

  • Iraqi Kurds say Kirkuk blasts kill at least 10

    Updated: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Kurdish military officials and residents say that three explosions have torn through a residential neighborhood in the northern city of Kirkuk, killing over 10 people. Officials with Kurdish fighting units said dozens were injured in the Saturday blasts, which detonated...

  • Israeli airstrike hits Gaza City apartment tower

    Updated: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian police say Israeli warplanes have fired two missiles at an apartment tower in central Gaza City, sending a huge ball of fire and a black cloud of smoke into the air. The force of the blast shook neighboring buildings. Gaza health official...

  • Volcanic eruption begins under Iceland glacier

    Updated: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano began erupting Saturday under the country's largest glacier after a week of seismic activity rattled the area with thousands of earthquakes, the country's Meteorological Office said. The eruption prompted Iceland to raise its...

  • Correction: Ebola story

    Updated: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — In a story Aug. 22 about new cases of Ebola in Nigeria, The Associated Press reported erroneously in headlines that deaths from Ebola in Liberia topped 1,000. Deaths did not top 1,000 in Liberia, but cases of Ebola in Liberia did. A corrected version of the story...

  • Militia: Airstrikes in Libya's capital kill 15

    Updated: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    CAIRO (AP) — Two airstrikes targeting Islamist militia positions in Libya's capital on Saturday killed 15 fighters and wounded 30, a senior Islamist militia leader and a militia spokesman said. It was not clear who carried out the airstrikes. Misrata militia leaders have blamed past...

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