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  • Obama to Russia: More sanctions are 'teed up'

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    TOKYO (AP) — Accusing Russia of failing to live up to its commitments, President Barack Obama warned Moscow on Thursday that the United States has another round of economic sanctions "teed up" — even as he acknowledged those penalties may do little to influence Vladimir Putin's...

  • Vermont moves toward labeling of GMO foods

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods, underscoring a division between powerful lobbyists for the U.S. food industry and an American public that overwhelmingly says it approves of the...

  • Oklahoma court rejects death-row inmates' claims

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled that two death row inmates are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them, putting them both on track to be executed as early as next week. In rejecting the inmates' claims late Wednesday, the...

  • Big riders mean big horses on Western trails

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Wranglers in the West who have for decades cashed in on the allure of getting on a horse and setting out on an open trail say they have had to add bigger horses to their stables to help carry larger tourists over the rugged terrain. The ranches say they are using...

  • Tiny Pacific nation sues 9 nuclear-armed powers

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands is taking on the United States and the world's eight other nuclear-armed nations with an unprecedented lawsuit demanding that they meet their obligations toward disarmament and accusing them of "flagrant violations" of...

  • MARTA looks to military bases for police officers

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — Metro Atlanta's public transit system is looking to Detroit and military bases in Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia as it attempts to recruit new police officers to its force. Officials with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority -- known as MARTA in the...

  • 150 doctors targeted for tax fraud in NH, Vt.

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has asked the Secret Service and Internal Revenue Service to investigate reports of tax fraud affecting more than 150 doctors and health care providers in the state and in Vermont. The medical societies in both states say Social...

  • NYU Langone reopening emergency room

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — NYU Langone Medical Center is set to reopen its emergency room for the first time since Superstorm Sandy. The 22,000-square-foot facility has been upgraded and expanded. It will have more treatment rooms and space dedicated for pediatric emergencies when it reopens...

  • GM 1Q profit dragged down by recalls

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — General Motors says first-quarter profit fell 86 percent as a series of recalls dragged down its earnings. GM had a net profit of $125 million, the company's worst quarterly performance since it posted a net loss after leaving bankruptcy protection in 2009. The...

  • Oil near $102 on Ukraine crisis, Libya export woes

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    The price of oil rebounded to near $102 a barrel Thursday on worries about tensions in Ukraine and continued concerns about crude exports from Libya and Nigeria. By early afternoon in Europe, U.S. crude for June delivery was up 34 cents to $101.78 a barrel in electronic trading on the...

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