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Allen West pulls out all the stops

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a bid to hold onto his House seat, freshman Republican Rep. Allen West is making his opponent's bleary mug shot the focus of a blistering ad launched Friday. On a single night in February, 2003, the ad notes, West was on an Army ...

One car chase too many for Shepherd Smith and Fox News

PHOENIX (AP) - A man fatally shot himself in the head Friday on live national television at the end of a high-speed carjacking chase that began in Phoenix and ended about 90 minutes later within 80 miles of the California border. Fox News was coverin ...

Man behind Muslim video changed name, in custody

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Federal prosecutors in Los Angeles say the man behind the anti-Islamic video that sparked violence in the Middle East will now be referred to by his true legal name. Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert Dugdale said Friday that Nakoula ...

White House claims US, Israel in full agreement on Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (neh-ten-YAH'-hoo) remain in "full agreement" about keeping Iran from getting a nuclear weapon. The Obama administration's account of Friday's ...

Netanyahu: Red Line for Iran

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - In his most detailed plea to date for global action against Iran's nuclear program, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday the world has until next summer at the latest to stop Iran before it can build a nuclear ...

Feds' use of surveillance devices rises sharply

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department's use of electronic devices to intercept phone numbers, email addresses and online information has climbed by 64 percent since 2009, according to a study of records released under the Freedom of Information Ac ...

After 'savage' court order, NY subway ads to get disclaimers

NEW YORK (AP) - The agency that oversees the city's public transit system, stung by a court decision that forced it to run an ad implying that enemies of Israel are "savages," says it will continue to allowpolitical advertisements on subways and buse ...

Obama campaign registering thousands of voters in NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -— Dozens of volunteers armed with clipboards and voter registration forms gather at President Barack Obama's field office here every day. Their mission: Fan out across the city seeking new voters in this rapidly growing state. "Ar ...

Ryan wants Romney to beat Obama 'by acclamation'

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryansaid Thursday that he wants the Republican campaign message to be so detailed and compelling that Mitt Romney will be elected president "by acclamation." The Wisconsin congressman said at a ...

Gov't awards $290 million in taxpayer money for teacher incentives

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is awarding $290 million in grants to reward top teachers and boost opportunities for teachers who work in impoverished schools. The Department of Education says the funds will flow to almost 1,000 schools i ...


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