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  • Philippine troops pull ‘greatest escape’ in Golan

    September 1, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

    In this photo released by the Armed Forces of the Philippines Public Affairs Office, Philippine Military Chief Gen. Gregorio Catapang, center, reacts after learning about the safe repositioning of Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights as they monitor the...

  • ‘Cops’ crew member killed in Omaha police shooting

    August 28, 2014 • EntertainmentComments (0)

    Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer pauses during a news conference at police headquarters in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, with Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert, left. Bryce Dion, a sound technician with the “Cops” television show who was embedded with...

  • Obama back at White House after summer ‘vacation’

    August 25, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

    President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wave as they board Air Force One at the Cape Cod Coast Guard Station in Bourne, Mass., Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, en route to Washington. (AP Photo/Stew Milne) WASHINGTON (AP) — The “vacation” is...

  • Brazil: Presidential candidate dies in plane crash

    August 14, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    Firefighters work at the crash site of a small plane that was carrying Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos and several campaign officials, in Santos, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. Campos died Wednesday when the small plane that was carrying...

  • Tebow embracing analyst job while waiting on NFL

    August 7, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Tim Tebow answers a question during a interview on the set of ESPN’s new SEC Network in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014. Tebow has a new job as a commentator for the SEC Network, but is still looking for work in the NFL as a quarterback. (AP...

  • AIDS conference attendees on downed Malaysian jet

    July 19, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    This is an undated photo provided by PharmAccess Group, of the head of communications at Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Jacqueline van Tongeren. Researchers and activists heading to an AIDS conference in Australia were on the Malaysian...

  • Police add texting to crisis negotiation arsenal

    May 12, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In a May 6, 2014 photo, Sgt. Andres Wells of the Kalamazoo Dept. of Public Safety, who successfully used text messaging to negotiate with a suicidal robbery suspect during a 2011 standoff is seen in his armored vehicle holding his cell phone and vehicle...

  • Fed govt failed to inspect higher risk oil wells

    May 12, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this March 21, 2012, file photo, with oil pump jacks as a backdrop, President Barack Obama speaks at an oil and gas field on federal lands in Maljamar, N.M. The government has failed to inspect thousands of oil and gas wells it considers...

  • Review: B’way’s ‘Velocity of Autumn’ wry, spirited

    April 22, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This image released by Polk & Co., shows Estelle Parsons, left, and Stephen Spinella during a performance of “The Velocity of Autumn,” at the Booth Theatre in New York. (AP Photo/Polk & Co., Joan Marcus) NEW YORK (AP) — Not many old...

  • Obamas and friends take in dinner and play in NYC

    April 12, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    President Barack Obama, left, shakes hands with audience members as Spike Lee, center, and Rev. Al Sharpton stand by at the National Action Network conference Friday, April 11, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/The Daily News, Julia Xanthos, Pool) NEW YORK (AP)...