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  • NYC police rolling back some counterterror efforts

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The move by New York City's new police commissioner to disband a unit that spied on the everyday activities of Muslims could be just the first step in a dismantling of some of the huge post-9/11 intelligence-gathering machinery built by his predecessor. Among other...

  • Cargo ship runs aground in windy Chesapeake Bay

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A thunderstorm with wind gusts of more than 70 mph ripped a cargo ship's anchors from the seafloor and caused it to run aground just a few hundred feet from a beach, drawing onlookers from nearby condos and apartments Wednesday morning. The Coast Guard...

  • Video chat REWIND: The Gazette's Dave Philipps, Michael Ciaglo answer questions on Pulitzer Prize win

    Staff reports
    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    Gazette.com will host a video chat Wednesday at 1 p.m. fresh off The Gazette’s Pulitzer Prize win. The Gazette was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for “Other Than Honorable,” Dave Philipps’ three-day investigative series last year that examined how soldiers injured during war were...

  • In governor's race, Havenstein sees a choice

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Former defense contractor Walt Havenstein on Wednesday joined the race to become New Hampshire's next governor, stressing his business credentials as the proper tools to help improve what he called the state's flagging economy. Havenstein, a Republican, said...

  • Veterans clinics approved for NH's North Country

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's U.S. senators say the Department of Veterans Affairs has approved the opening of two health care sites in Colebrook and Berlin. The new Colebrook and Berlin clinics will offer primary care, preventive health care, lab draws, and telehealth...

  • SpaceX will try again Fri. to launch station cargo

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX is shooting for another launch attempt Friday to deliver supplies to the International Space Station. NASA confirmed the launch date Wednesday, two days after a last-minute rocket leak delayed the mission. Stormy weather, however, is forecast for...

  • 3 rescued from ship taking on water in New Orleans

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The owner of a tow boat that ran aground Tuesday in Lake Pontchartrain said high waves pushed by a passing storm front broke a line connecting the vessel and a barge it was pushing. The captain had no choice but to run the vessel — the Todd Michael — onto...

  • UN seeks $274 million for Central African Republic

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations and aid groups launched an appeal for $274 million Wednesday to help people who have fled the Central African Republic because of the sectarian conflict there, warning that the dire needs of hundreds of thousands of refugees can't be met with existing...

  • NY National Guard soldier charged with rape

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    KINGSBURY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities have charged a member of the New York Army National Guard with raping a woman, and investigators say others have come forward claiming they were attacked by the same man. The Washington County Sheriff's Office tells The Post-Star of Glens Falls...

  • Live fire exercise scheduled at Fort Knox

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (AP) — A live fire training exercise is scheduled to take place at Fort Knox. The 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment stationed at Fort Benning, Ga., will conduct the training Wednesday at the central Kentucky military post. The exercise is the battalion's annual...

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