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  • Israel resumes razing homes to punish attackers

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Enas Shalodi, a Palestinian mother of six, has been severely punished by Israel for something she didn't do. A wrecking crew gutted her family's apartment in Jerusalem last week, tearing down inner walls and leaving behind a thick layer of debris. The demolition came...

  • Nigeria's opposition condemns raid on their office

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's main opposition party has condemned the State Security Service for raiding its Lagos office over the weekend. The raid on the All Progressives Congress's data center and the arrest of 26 party workers disrupted work to register members across the...

  • UK: 'Severe' terror threat requires new powers

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — Britain faces its greatest-ever threat from terrorism, the interior minister said Monday, announcing measures to control suspects, strengthen online scrutiny and prevent insurance companies from paying terrorist ransoms. Home Secretary Theresa May said the advance of the...

  • The US-Iran differences that blocked a nuke deal

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    VIENNA (AP) — Renewed failure by Iran and the U.S. to reach a nuclear agreement by a Monday deadline reflects the difficulties each side has with crossing red lines they brought with them to the negotiating table. With the two sides so far apart when they started the latest round of...

  • VA regional director announces plans to retire

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Federal officials say a regional director of Veterans Affairs facilities in Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina plans to retire in the near future. The Department of Veterans Affairs said in a statement that VA Southeast Network Director Charles Sepich has not...

  • Reed doesn't want defense job, spokesman says

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A spokesman for U.S. Sen. Jack Reed says the senator isn't interested in becoming the nation's next defense secretary. The Rhode Island Democrat was among those mentioned as possible successors to U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. Hagel announced Monday he is...

  • United Technologies CEO retires, succeeded by CFO

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Aerospace and building systems giant United Technologies announced Monday the abrupt retirement of CEO Louis Chenevert, and named Chief Financial Officer Greg Hayes to succeed him. Chenevert, 56, is also stepping down as chairman. He had been appointed to both...

  • Hagel: US on stronger course toward security

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the Obama administration has put the Defense Department and the United States on a stronger course toward stability and security. Hagel is speaking at the White House after submitting a resignation letter Monday. He says he's...

  • Under pressure, Chuck Hagel steps down as Pentagon chief

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Monday he is stepping down, leaving under pressure following a rocky tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House's insular team of national security advisers. During a White House ceremony, Obama said he and...

  • AP Source: Defense Secretary Hagel resigning from Obama Cabinet Monday

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — AP Source: Defense Secretary Hagel resigning from Obama Cabinet Monday.

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