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WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter is considering easing some military enlistment standards as part of a broader set of initiatives to better attract and keep quality service members and civilians across the Defense Department.While ...more

AP News - 18 mins ago

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. IRAN NUCLEAR TALKS DOWN TO WIREDifferences still remain less than two days before a deadline for the outline of an agreement that wo ...more

Reuters News - 28 mins ago

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have closed 66 golf courses in a renewed crackdown on courses built in contravention of rules designed to protect arable land and save water, China's top economic planning body said on Monday. The centr ...more

Reuters News - 30 mins ago

BEIJING (Reuters) - Germany's BMG music rights company said on Monday it had signed a music digital distribution deal with China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, as the world's largest e-commerce firm firms up its bid to become a digital media empire. ...more

AP News - 30 mins ago

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program entered a critical phase on Monday with differences still remaining less than two days before a deadline for the outline of an agreement.With the March 31 target fast approach ...more

AP News - 36 mins ago

MOORE HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol says eight people died and 10 others were injured when a passenger van ran through a stop sign, crossed all lanes of U.S. 27 and landed in a canal in rural southwest Florida.The crash happened ...more

AP News - 37 mins ago

HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were buoyant Monday as investors cheered Fed chief Janet Yellen's comments signaling that U.S. interest rates would rise only gradually. Chinese stocks soared on hopes for more economic stimulus measures.KEEP ...more

Reuters News - 47 mins ago

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's air force conducted its first drill above the western Pacific Ocean on Monday, the Defense Ministry said, in a move that could exacerbate tensions with its South China Sea neighbors including Taiwan and the Philippines. ...more

AP News - 48 mins ago

JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was convicted Monday of unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter in a retrial on corruption charges, the latest chapter in the downfall of a man who only years earlier hoped to lead the ...more

AP News - 57 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the most beautiful and historic places in the country, though there's also an $11 billion backlog of unfunded maintenance and a visitor base that's aging and mostly white ...more