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  • House GOP weighs tough new immigration bills

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans pushed legislation on Friday that could clear the way for eventual deportation of more than 500,000 immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as kids and could address the surge of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Yet President Barack Obama said...

  • Lost Canadian sailboat found off Washington coast

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    OCEAN SHORES, Wash. (AP) — The Coast Guard says a sailboat that was reported missing July 11 off of British Columbia was found capsized Thursday about five miles northwest of Ocean Shores. There was no sign of 69-year-old Paul Clark, who sailed alone out of Prince Rupert, British...

  • UK general: Ukraine crisis holds lessons for NATO

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian meddling in Ukraine has shown that NATO needs a more responsive quick-reaction force that could be deployed in the event Moscow made aggressive military threats against a NATO nation, the alliance's No. 2 general said Friday. "Simply put, if they range...

  • Submarine Squadron 6 gets new commander

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Norfolk-based submarine squadron has a new commanding officer. Capt. Paul Snodgrass became the commander of Submarine Squadron Six on Friday. He's taking over for Capt. Blake Converse, who will become the chief of staff for Submarine Force Atlantic. Converse had...

  • Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    Mesabi Daily News, July 26 Wolf hunting season done right The Department of Natural Resources and the Legislature take plenty of critical hits from the public — some of them quite well deserved. But when it comes to the wolf hunt season — they deserve praise — for different but...

  • Defense bill requires study on Md. wind farm

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A proposal to build a wind farm on Maryland's Eastern Shore within 56 miles of the U.S. Naval Air Station Patuxent River could still be delayed and potentially jeopardized, despite Gov. Martin O'Malley's veto of a bill passed by the Maryland General Assembly that...

  • Cruz attacks Shaheen on immigration

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has joined Republicans injecting immigration into New Hampshire's U.S. Senate contest. The conservative firebrand is out with a fundraising message Friday attacking New Hampshire's Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen for supporting President Barack Obama's...

  • Lens from old Georgetown light back in town

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    GEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) — A part of Georgetown's maritime history has been returned. The Coast Guard has returned the Fresnel lens that was once in the old Georgetown Lighthouse to the South Carolina Maritime Museum. An unveiling ceremony was held Thursday. The lens had been removed in...

  • NJ National Guard unit to deploy to Persian Gulf

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — More citizen soldiers will be leaving New Jersey for the Middle East. Nearly 170 troops will depart the National Guard armory in Jersey City on Saturday for duty in the Persian Gulf. Members of Alpha Company, 2-113th Infantry Battalion come from 15 of New...

  • Fort Detrick holds anti-terrorism awareness month

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Law enforcement and Army officials at Fort Detrick are working to raise awareness about terrorism threats. The Frederick News-Post (http://bit.ly/1najji5 ) reports that their efforts are part of the annual Anti-terrorism Awareness Month. It was designated by the...

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