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PARIS (AP) — About half of Iraq's army is incapable of partnering effectively with the U.S. to roll back the Islamic State group's territorial gains in western and northern Iraq, and the other half needs to be partially rebuilt with U.S. training and a ...more

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BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Libya's Prime Minister Abdulah al-Thinni presented a new cabinet of 16 ministers for approval to the country's elected parliament, deputies said on Wednesday. Thinni proposed human rights activist Farida Allaghi as ...more

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — FedEx says it plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers to handle another record year for holiday-season package deliveries.That's up from last year, when FedEx announced it would hire 20,000 seasonal workers.FedE ...more

AP News - 13 mins ago

SWEETWATER, Tenn. (AP) — Police say an East Tennessee father forced his son to drink alcohol until he passed out as a punishment after he caught the 15-year-old drinking.WBIR-TV ( reports Sweetwater police have charged ...more

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials launched a $1.8 million campaign Tuesday to market Salt Lake City as "Ski City USA" in an effort to lure skiers away from top destination spots like Colorado and earn a bigger chunk of the lucrative winter sports ma ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — A judge has pushed back a hearing over whether to temporarily delay water shutoffs to Detroit residents with unpaid bills.Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes said Wednesday that lawyers can present their cases at a Monday evidentiary h ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices edged down in August, the first monthly drop since the spring of 2013, as gasoline, airline tickets and clothing prices all fell. It was the latest evidence that inflation remains under control.Consumer pri ...more

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EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Will the ayes have it, or will Scotland say naw thanks?No one is certain. Excitement and anxiety mounted across the country Wednesday, the final day of campaigning before Thursday's referendum on independence.Wi ...more

Reuters News - 27 mins ago

BISSAU (Reuters) - Guinea-Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz has appointed a close confidant and head of the presidential guard as army chief to replace Antonio Indjai who was dismissed early this week, a statement said Wednesday. No reason was ...more

Reuters News - 29 mins ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes on Wednesday ordered a week-long break in Detroit's bankruptcy trial, giving the last major objector to the city's restructuring plan time to rework its case. The hearing will be adj ...more