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  • Lawmakers try to seal $225M aid package for Israel

    Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic and Republican members of Congress are scrambling to seal a $225 million boost to Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system before they break this week for a month-long recess. But the House and Senate are at odds over process. Jennifer Hing, a...

  • Boston whale watching boat returns after stranding

    Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — They weren't castaways, but like the tourists on Gilligan's Island, a group of whale watchers expecting only a three-hour tour got much more after their boat was snagged by a lobster trap rope off Massachusetts and they were forced to spend a long night at sea. The...

  • SC Beaufort Marine jets in day, night practice

    Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    MARINE CORPS AIR STATION BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — Jets from the Marine Corps Air Station in Beaufort are involved in several days and nights of potentially noisy flight training exercises. Marine Corps spokeswoman Sgt. March Sanchez says the training began Monday and lasts through late...

  • Jury again tries for verdict in Ventura libel case

    Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jurors have gone back to work at trying to reach a verdict in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle. Deliberations entered their sixth day Tuesday morning, a day after jurors told federal Judge...

  • Avoiding plane crashes as air traffic doubles

    Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — More travelers are flying than ever before, creating a daunting challenge for airlines: keep passengers safe in an ever more crowded airspace. Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe — roughly the population of New York City — step aboard an airplane. They...

  • Authorities say soldiers get $92M in debt relief

    Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York and 12 other states have settled an investigation into improper lending with a court agreement to shut down the company and expected to provide $92 million in debt relief for 17,800 U.S. military personnel. New York's Attorney General Eric Schneiderman...

  • Children adrift in boat in Alaska rescued

    Published: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Three children have been rescued after going adrift in their family's small boat in a southeast Alaska harbor. The Coast Guard says the boys were wearing life jackets and stayed calm after going adrift in the skiff Monday in Saxman Harbor near Ketchikan....

  • NCAA settles head injury suit, will change rules

    Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports....

  • Stories of athletes named in NCAA lawsuit

    Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    Ten head-injury lawsuits filed against the NCAA were consolidated into one federal class-action suit in Chicago, where a settlement was announced Tuesday. In all of the lawsuits combined, dozens of plaintiffs who said they suffered concussions playing contact sports in college are...

  • West African airline suspends flights amid Ebola

    Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Police officers deployed to Liberia's international airport to ensure passengers are screened for Ebola symptoms as a major regional airline announced Tuesday it was suspending flights to the cities hardest hit by an outbreak that has killed more than 670...

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