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Ohio Coal Company Sues Over Carbon Emissions Rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the nation’s largest coal companies on Wednesday sued President Barack Obama’s administration seeking to block the Environmental Protection Agency’s new carbon emissions rules for power plants. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. Court of...
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Ukraine’s president offers cease-fire in east

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, right, meets with acting Ukrainian Defense Minister Mykhailo Koval, center, in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Ukraine’s president said Wednesday that government forces will unilaterally cease fire to allow pro-Russian...
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Gulf nations struggle with Iraq militant blowback

FILE – This April 28, 2014 file photo shows armed, masked antigovernment gunmen patrolling Fallujah, Iraq, after Al-Qaida-linked fighters and their allies seized the city months ago. Saudi Arabia and other Gulf petro-powerhouses encouraged a flow of cash to Sunni rebels in...
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Snacks, no banquet, for frugal new Spanish king

Spain’s King Juan Carlos, left, signs an abdication law in the presence of Queen Sofia during a ceremony at the Royal Palace in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday June 18, 2014. Spain’s Juan Carlos formally ratified the law, signing a legislation setting out the legal...
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Iraq’s al-Maliki extends overtures to rivals

In this Tuesday, June 17, 2014 image taken from video obtained from British Broadcaster Sky, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Kurdish soliders aim their weapons towards positions held by fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the...
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GOP leader: Obama may act in Iraq without signoff

President Barack Obama meets with, from left, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington,...

Teen stowaway can’t believe he survived flight

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A Somali immigrant who survived an arduous flight to Hawaii stowed away in a jet’s wheel well says he was trying to reach his mom, a refugee in Ethiopia who says her teenage son broke down in tears this week during their first call since his...

US man, 89, is held on Nazi death camp charges

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An 89-year-old Philadelphia man was ordered held without bail Wednesday on a German arrest warrant charging him with aiding and abetting the killing of 216,000 Jewish men, women and children while he was a guard at the Auschwitz death camp. The man,...

Big Coal Company Sues Over Carbon Emissions Rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the nation’s largest coal companies has sued President Barack Obama’s administration seeking to block the Environmental Protection Agency’s new carbon emissions rules for power plants. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in the U.S. Court of...

Police: Story Of Bullet-blocking Book Is Unfounded

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A white bus driver’s story that a religious book in his shirt pocket blocked bullets as he was attacked by three black men isn’t supported by evidence and testing, Dayton police said Wednesday as they closed the case, which had been investigated as...