US Defense Sec’y Carter: Campaign against IS ‘far from over’
oaoa.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 03:34:30 -0500
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — The combat death of an American Navy SEAL in Iraq shows that despite recent gains against the Islamic State in Iraq, "this fight is far from over," U.S. Defense Secretary Ash
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
oaoa.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 03:27:03 -0500
LONDON (AP) — A closely monitored survey is pointing to waning growth in the 19-country eurozone at the start of the second quarter of the year.
Abduction, murder leaves Navajo community heartbroken
oaoa.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 03:21:41 -0500
SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — The stranger walked with 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike into the hills of a remote area of the Navajo Nation known for its breathtaking views and the monolithic rock outcropping that
Alaska town’s first liquor store in more than 40 years opens
oaoa.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 03:08:06 -0500
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska town's first liquor store in more than 40 years has opened, and the police chief there worries he won't have enough officers to handle an expected spike in alcohol-r
Royal Dutch Shell first quarter earnings down 58 percent
oaoa.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 03:04:54 -0500
LONDON (AP) — Oil company Royal Dutch Shell said first-quarter earnings plunged 58 percent as depressed crude prices create "hugely challenging times" for the energy industry.
EU countries could face fines for rejected refugees
oaoa.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 03:00:51 -0500
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union countries that refuse to accept refugees under proposals to overhaul the EU's failed asylum laws could face large fines for each asylum seeker.
San Francisco officials save backyard pine tree from the ax
oaoa.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 03:00:19 -0500
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A spindly pine tree standing all alone in a tiny backyard became an official landmark Tuesday in San Francisco, a city that boasts such picturesque sights as the Golden Gate Bridg
Navy SEAL killed in Iraq was close to disgraced grandfather
oaoa.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 02:52:00 -0500
PHOENIX (AP) — He was a former Phoenix high school star distance runner who was the grandson of an Arizona financier involved in the 1980s savings and loan scandal.
Detroit teachers ending 2-day sick-out, fighting legislation
oaoa.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 02:45:23 -0500
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit schools are expected to reopen Wednesday after teachers who had called out sick for two days received assurances from the financially struggling district that they would continu
Obama visiting Flint for first time since water crisis began
oaoa.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 02:27:59 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is set to meet with residents of Flint, Michigan, to hear how they're managing after lead from old pipes tainted their drinking water.
Government report: Crime dropped overall in nation’s schools
oaoa.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 02:25:09 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation.
Texas policeman accused of sexually assaulting girl
oaoa.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 02:23:09 -0500
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Authorities say a five-year veteran of the San Antonio Police Department is suspected of sexually assaulting a girl on a nearly weekly basis for about four years.
Georgia governor defies party politics with pair of vetoes
oaoa.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 02:20:19 -0500
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's Republican governor rejected the two top priorities of a legislature controlled by his own party this year, defying election year politics in a deep red state.
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