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Pentagon: Tests confirm no mustard agent in Iraq attack

By LOLITA C. BALDOR
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon says that an Islamic State rocket that hit a military base used by hundreds of U.S. troops in northern Iraq...full story
updated 2016-09-29 06:22 AM
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    Updated: 2016/09/29 07:00 GMT+08:00
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Pentagon: Tests confirm no mustard agent in Iraq attack
By LOLITA C. BALDOR
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon says that an Islamic State rocket that hit a military base used by hundreds of U.S. troops in northern Iraq....Fullstory

2016-09-29 06:22 AM

AP: Across US, police officers misuse confidential databases
By SADIE GURMAN and ERIC TUCKER
Associated Press

DENVER (AP) -- Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others....Fullstory

2016-09-29 06:22 AM

Image of 1992 slaying suspect is generated from his DNA

Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- A prosecutor on Wednesday released composite images of a suspect in the unsolved slaying of a middle school aide nearly a....Fullstory

2016-09-29 03:22 AM

FBI head: Extremism apparent influence in Minnesota attack

Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- FBI Director James Comey says the man who stabbed 10 people in a Minnesota mall before being shot and killed appears to....Fullstory

2016-09-29 03:22 AM

Group: Cuban press makes strides despite controls
By MICHAEL ASTOR
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- An independent press is emerging in Cuba despite a constitutional requirement that media be controlled by the one party communist state,....Fullstory

2016-09-29 03:22 AM

'All My Children' creator Agnes Nixon dies at 93

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Agnes Nixon, the creative force behind the popular TV soap operas "One Life to Live" and "All My Children," has died. ABC....Fullstory

2016-09-29 06:22 AM

Sidney Crosby in class by himself at World Cup of Hockey
By LARRY LAGE
Associated Press

TORONTO (AP) -- Sidney Crosby has been surrounded by the best hockey players on the planet at the World Cup of Hockey, and still seems....Fullstory

2016-09-29 06:22 AM

Rostov draws with PSV for first-ever Champions League point

Associated Press

ROSTOV, Russia (AP) -- Two goals from Dmitry Poloz gave Rostov its first-ever Champions League point on Wednesday in a 2-2 draw with PSV Eindhoven. Unlucky....Fullstory

2016-09-29 06:22 AM

Tropical Storm Matthew forms in eastern Caribbean

Associated Press

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) -- Tropical Storm Matthew has formed in the eastern Caribbean and is lashing the Windward Islands with heavy rain and wind. The U.S.....Fullstory

2016-09-29 03:22 AM

Obama: Veto override 'a mistake' and 'a political vote'

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says Congress' vote overturning his veto of Sept. 11 legislation was "a mistake" and "basically a political vote." Obama also....Fullstory

2016-09-29 06:22 AM

Ethics panel rebukes W.Va. Rep. McKinley over business name
By MATTHEW DALY
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House Ethics Committee is scolding West Virginia Rep. David McKinley for disregarding House rules by failing to change the name of....Fullstory

2016-09-29 03:22 AM

Things to know about California soda tax measures
By JANIE HAR
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A soda tax is on the Nov. 8 ballots of three San Francisco Bay Area cities as part of a national....Fullstory

2016-09-29 03:22 AM

Anheuser-Busch pays $6M to settle India bribery accusations

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Anheuser-Busch InBev will pay $6 million to settle charges by U.S. regulators that it paid off government officials in India to boost....Fullstory

2016-09-29 03:22 AM

After 170 years, remains of US troops return from Mexico

Associated Press

DOVER, Del. (AP) -- Remains of U.S. troops who died in the Mexican-American War are being returned from Mexico for forensic study that might determine....Fullstory

2016-09-29 03:22 AM

Danny Willett apologizes for brother's words about US fans
By DAVE CAMPBELL
Associated Press

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) -- With stakes at the Ryder Cup so high, the players are under plenty of pressure. Danny Willett's focus faltered a bit....Fullstory

2016-09-29 06:22 AM

'Barefoot Bandit' released from prison; will work for lawyer

Associated Press

SEATTLE (AP) -- The man who became known as the "Barefoot Bandit" during a teenage crime spree in stolen cars, boats and planes has been....Fullstory

2016-09-29 06:22 AM

Italy withdraws bid for 2023 Rugby World Cup

Associated Press

ROME (AP) -- The Italian Rugby Federation has withdrawn its bid to host the 2023 World Cup. The federation says the decision was based on the....Fullstory

2016-09-29 03:22 AM

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