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  • As US airstrikes in Iraq grow, details stay thin

    Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — America has returned to war, of a sort, in Iraq with airstrikes that have intensified in recent days against Islamic State militants. But details about the execution of this limited campaign, which so far includes no reported U.S. ground combat, are thin. Some...

  • Hiring event set at Fort Sill for Okla. military

    Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma CareerTech System and its partners are planning another hiring event for Oklahoma military members and veterans. The Oklahoma Military Connection hiring event is scheduled for Sept. 25 at the Fort Sill Armed Forces Reserve Center near Lawton. The...

  • California drought stings bees, honey supplies

    Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) — California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers. The state is traditionally one of the country's largest honey producers, with abundant crops and wildflowers that provide the...

  • Reactions in Asia to instant noodle study

    Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    A recent U.S. study linking instant noodle consumption by South Koreans to some risks for heart disease has prompted a passionate response throughout Asia, where the noodles are not just a cheap treat but an essential part of life. Some comments from noodle lovers across Asia: "Eating...

  • Vegas offering all but marriage to LGBT tourists

    Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas tourism officials want the LGBT community to know that they and their money are more than welcome in Sin City, even if they can't get married there. The city's tourism authority launched its first mainstream TV campaign this spring aimed at the LGBT...

  • BofA's $17B settlement not as large as it appears

    Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bank of America's purchase of Countrywide Financial has cost it tens of billions of dollars over the past six years. An expected $17 billion settlement with the Justice Department will increase that toll, but not by a full $17 billion. The settlement will resolve...

  • Laverne Cox hopes to inspire with life story

    Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Laverne Cox realizes she is having a winning moment as a transgender actor in entertainment — including a recent Emmy nomination — and she hopes her story will continue to inspire others. "It gives me hope that anything is possible. I'm a black trans woman from Alabama...

  • Dodgers trail early and lose 4-1 to Padres

    Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers trailed early again and Roberto Hernandez fell behind in pitching counts, too. Neither the NL West leaders nor Hernandez could do much about it in a 4-1 loss to the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night. "We keep trying to move in the right direction,"...

  • Many police killings, but only Ferguson explodes

    Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    There was little violence after the acquittal of Trayvon Martin's killer. Peace prevailed when four other unarmed black males were killed by police in recent months, from New York to Los Angeles. Then Michael Brown was gunned down in Ferguson, Missouri. And waves of riots have...

  • Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

    Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    SEATTLE (AP) — The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by falling ice and rocks. So rangers borrowed a tool from their...

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