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Underneath Lebanon, Israel sees hidden Hezbollah battlefield

MOUNT ADIR, Israel – With tensions mounting along their shared border, Israel’s military says Hezbollah is moving fighters and weapons into the villages of south Lebanon, building up a secret...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Survivor of attack on medical workers tells story

KABUL, Afghanistan – One of the gunmen who killed 10 charitable health workers in northern Afghanistan hitched a ride with the medical team shortly before the murders, the sole survivor of the...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Like father, like son?Quayle stumbles in Ariz.

PHOENIX – Seems like old times – Jay Leno cracking Quayle jokes on late night. But now the rising target of comics is Ben Quayle, son of the gaffe-prone former vice president, who is committing...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Flight attendant’s grand exit a dream for some

NEW YORK– Hasn’t everyone thought about doing it?When the cubicle started to feel more like a prison than a calling? When the bossiest boss had a smile that was just too smug? When the piddling...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Russia to start nuclear plant

MOSCOW – Russia announced Friday it will begin the startup next week of Iran’s only atomic power plant, giving Tehran a boost as it struggles with international sanctions and highlighting...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Painting prodigy

HOLT, England – He’s Britain’s most talked-about young artist. His paintings fetch hefty sums, and there’s a long waiting list for his eagerly anticipated new works.It has all happened so quickly –...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Feds say BP relief well must be completed

NEW ORLEANS – BP’s broken oil well is not dead yet.The government’s point man on the crisis said Friday that the blown-out well is not securely plugged to his satisfaction, and the drilling of the...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Stocks extend fall for 4th day

NEW YORK – Stocks extended their losing streak to four days Friday after a mixed batch of readings on consumers further muddled investors’ sense of the economy.The major stock indexes fluctuated...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

3 kids buy plane tickets, fly to Tenn.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Bored on a hot summer day, three Florida youngsters were just sitting around when one sent a text message to another with an adventurous idea.“Hey do you want to go 2 Tennessee...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

More illegal immigrants getting licenses

BURIEN, Wash. – Carlos Hernandez packed up his family and left Arizona after the state passed its sweeping immigration crackdown. The illegal immigrant’s new home outside Seattle offered something...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

No easy fix for economy

WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve has little power left to lift the economy out of its rut. Congress, with an election looming, has no appetite for more stimulus efforts. Shoppers are reluctant to...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Obama to sign $600M border security billWASHINGTON (AP) – Determined to show a commitment to stopping the flow of illegal immigrants, the Senate convened a special session Thursday and passed a...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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