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House GOP moves ahead on Syrian rebel training

September 16, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Sept. 11, 2014, photo, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lawmakers raced Monday, Sept. 15, to authorize an expanded mission to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels before heading back to the campaign trail, with House Republicans preparing legislation backing a central plank [&hellip...

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Apple: U2 album accessed by 33 million users

September 16, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

This CD cover image released by Interscope Records shows “Songs of Innocence,” by U2. U2′s latest album was given away for free to iTunes users at Apple’s unveiling event in Cupertino, Calif. All customers with iTunes accounts received...

Smoking rates on the rise in New York City

September 16, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE–In this Feb. 18, 2011 file photo, Katherin Burns, 19, left, smokes with Shannon Roy, 18, right, in the pedestrian plaza in Times Square in New York. New York City’s Department of Health released data Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 showing that for...

Police: Rifle used to ambush Pennsylvania troopers

September 16, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

This photo provided by the Pennsylvania State Police shows Cpl. Byron Dickson. Dickson was killed by a gunman as he left the police barracks in Blooming Grove, Pa. State police spokesman Trooper Tom Kelly said investigators hope to soon interview Trooper Alex...

Cuomo, Christie discuss the region’s terror threat

September 16, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, left, and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio leave a press conference following a security meeting, in New York, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Govs. Andrew Cuomo, Christie and Mayor de Blasio met with Homeland Security Secretary Jeh...

Judge: Lawsuit in Petraeus scandal can proceed

September 16, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 13, 2012, file photo, Jill Kelley leaves her home in Tampa, Fla. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson says Jill Kelley can press her claim that the FBI and Defense Department violated her privacy when officials allegedly leaked...

Decades later, Vietnam soldiers get Medal of Honor

September 16, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama bestows the Medal of Honor on retired Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Adkins was deployed three times to Vietnam with the Special Forces and is being...

Rescuers end ocean search for Navy fighter pilot

September 14, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

This photo provided by the US Navy, a MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter lands on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during search and rescue operations for a missing pilot on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. Two U.S. Navy jets...

Welker, Scandrick remain on suspended list

September 14, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 23, 2014, file photo, Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker (83) stretches prior to an NFL preseason football game against the Houston Texans in Denver. Player representatives to the union voted to implement HGH testing for the...

Feds chase treasure hunter turned fugitive

September 14, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, SEPT. 14, 2014, AND THEREAFTER- This undated photo provided by Milt Butterworth shows treasure hunter Tommy Thompson. Thompson found what’s been described as America’s greatest treasure at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean...