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  • Clashes between Islamists, rivals in Libya kill 31

    Updated: 40 min ago

    CAIRO (AP) — Fierce clashes in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi between Islamist militiamen and rival forces loyal to a renegade general have killed 31 fighters on both sides, a security official said Tuesday. The fighting erupted late on Monday, with forces and fighter jets belonging...

  • New York: Bank didn't lend to blacks in Buffalo

    Updated: 41 min ago

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A bank refused to offer mortgages to African-Americans living in Buffalo, New York's attorney general said in a lawsuit that he said was part of a wider investigation into an illegal practice known as redlining. Evans Bank violated fair housing and discrimination...

  • Snyder ad says he's built 'strong foundation'

    Updated: 54 min ago

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder is airing his first TV ad for the final two months of the governor's race, emphasizing his accountant credentials as key to building a "strong foundation" for Michigan's recovery. The Republican speaks throughout the 60-second ad. He says when...

  • Greece to toughen penalties on hate speech

    Updated: 54 min ago

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Lawmakers in Greece on Tuesday began debating draft legislation to outlaw Holocaust denial and expand prosecution powers against the incitement of racial violence, following scores of violent attacks against immigrants and a surge in popular support for the...

  • Norwegian sails into luxury with Prestige purchase

    Updated: 56 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Norwegian Cruise Line is sailing into the luxury sector, spending about $3 billion in cash and stock to acquire the high-end Prestige Cruises International. The deal will give Norwegian access to Prestige's eight ships on the Oceania and Regent Seven Seas cruise lines...

  • US construction spending up 1.8 percent in July

    Updated: 57 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years. All major categories of construction showed gains in an encouraging sign that spending on building projects will help boost the economy in the second half...

  • Sometimes even Richard Sherman needs an escape

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The places and ways to escape were simpler not that long ago. When Richard Sherman could go unrecognized in public. When his dreadlocks might bring a curious glance and be forgotten just as quickly. When he was still mostly overlooked, the same way he ended up...

  • Rutgers RB Paul James in gear after leg injury

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Paul James is back gaining yards for Rutgers. A year after a lower leg injury sidelined him for four games and likely deprived him of a 1,000-yard season, the Scarlet Knights halfback rushed 29 times for 173 yards and three touchdowns in Rutgers' 41-38 win over...

  • Santa Fe hospital says face-to-face talks are over

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe hospital says face-to-face contract talks with a union representing nurses and medical technicians are over because there's an impasse on a key issue. The Santa Fe New Mexican (http://bit.ly/1qwXzBY ) reports that administrators at Christus St. Vincent...

  • State starts accepting medical marijuana requests

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Thousands of patients in Illinois will be able to apply for special ID cards allowing them to use medical marijuana under a new state law. Authorities begin accepting applications for medical marijuana Tuesday from patients whose last names start with letters A through...

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