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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The offender-rehabilitation program former Baltimore Raven Ray Rice entered after knocking his fiancee unconscious in an Atlantic City elevator is rarely used in domestic assault cases — but whether that means he got special treatm ...more

Reuters News - 20 mins ago

By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - The Davis Cup will remain an annual tournament despite persistent complaints from some players that it over-burdens an already-crowded schedule, the head of the sport’s governing body said on Tuesday. < ...more

AP News - 21 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's top military leader says strikes against Islamic extremists in Syria will be persistent and sustainable as President Barack Obama expands the military campaign to combat the terrorist threat.Army Gen. Martin Dempse ...more

AP News - 26 mins ago

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union on Tuesday, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a peace deal.The ratification vo ...more

Reuters News - 30 mins ago

(Reuters) - Entropic Communications Inc, a designer of chipsets for video and multimedia applications, said it is exploring strategic options even as its efforts to return to profits take longer than expected. The company lowered its revenue ...more

Reuters News - 38 mins ago

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's Liberal Party, one of the four members of the government coalition, is willing to cooperate in certain areas with a government led by the center-left Social Democrats, the parliamentary group leader Johan Pehrson, said on ...more

Reuters News - 39 mins ago

By Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor PARIS, (Reuters)- France's government has reacted strongly to a rising tide of anti-Semitic acts this year but French society seems indifferent to the threat they present, the country's newly elected chief rab ...more

AP News - 39 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care sys ...more

Reuters News - 42 mins ago

By Jeffrey Dastin (Reuters) - Bombardier Inc said Tuesday that it will be the first business jet manufacturer to outfit its planes with the latest hardware made by Honeywell International Inc to support speedy in-flight Internet. Th ...more

AP News - 53 mins ago

BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian military aircraft crashed into the de facto capital of the Islamic State group on Tuesday, killing at least eight people, as thousands of residents fled to nearby villages in anticipation of expected U.S. airstrikes against the m ...more