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  • Intelligence director disputes allegations he lied

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, denied Thursday that he lied to Congress about government surveillance last year, and he rolled out a new national intelligence strategy that includes principles of ethics for intelligence officers. "It has been...

  • Body of missing man recovered east of Cordova

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    CORDOVA, Alaska (AP) — The body of a 32-year-old Minnesota man missing east of Cordova, Alaska, has been recovered. Scott Bell of St. Paul was found Tuesday by searchers. The Coast Guard on Tuesday asked Alaska State Troopers to assist in an aerial search for Bell, who was reported...

  • APNewsBreak: NKorea unresponsive to US envoy offer

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea is not accepting American offers to send a high-level envoy to seek the release of three detained Americans, a senior U.S. official said Wednesday. Robert King, the U.S. special envoy for North Korean human rights issues, told The Associated Press that...

  • 4 Mexican fishermen rescued off Texas, boat sank

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (AP) — Four fisherman from Mexico have been rescued after their boat sank in the Gulf of Mexico about 22 miles from South Padre Island. U.S. Coast Guard officials in Corpus Christi on Thursday reported all four men are in good condition following the rescue...

  • Grand jury adds charges to Fort Knox contractor

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal grand jury has added charges against a former federal military contractor accused of writing a federal contract and creating a job with a private company at Fort Knox that ultimately worked to his financial benefit. Prosecutors say 67-year-old Gary T....

  • NASA says rocket launch from Wallops postponed

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) — A scheduled rocket launch for the Department of Defense this weekend at NASA's Wallops Island Flight Facility has been postponed. NASA didn't give a reason Thursday for the postponement of Saturday's launch of the Terrier-Lynx suborbital rocket. NASA says...

  • SC recalls Hurricane Hugo 25 years ago, new threat

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — This weekend's 25th anniversary of Hurricane Hugo offers South Carolina residents the chance to remember the devastation wrought by their worst storm in the past century - and to be ready in case another such tempest comes. Hugo made landfall north of Charleston...

  • Coast Guard seizes $23 million worth of cocaine

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard is reporting an operation in the Caribbean that netted more than $23 million worth of cocaine. Roughly 719 kilograms of cocaine will be unloaded Thursday at the Coast Guard station in Miami Beach. The drugs were confiscated during a Sept. 8...

  • Commercial fish boat explodes in Valdez; 1 injured

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    VALDEZ, Alaska (AP) — A Coast Guard spokesman says a 30-foot commercial fishing boat exploded and burned Wednesday evening in the small boat harbor in Valdez, Alaska. The lone person on board was able to walk off and was taken to a hospital. Lt. Ben Bauman says Valdez firefighters and...

  • VA holds workshop on how-to for veteran benefits

    Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Columbia Regional Office of the Department of Veterans Affairs is holding a one-day workshop to help veterans enroll for and manage their claims and benefits. The workshop is scheduled for Thursday at the VA Regional Office at 6437 Garners Ferry Road from 4...

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