Employment numbers grow at service companiesWASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. service companies grew at a faster pace in August than July and stepped up hiring, further evidence that the economy may be improving.
Associated Press 'Fact Checks' Clinton's Speech By Bringing Up Monica LewinskyYet one outlet disagreed with the general consensus: the Associated Press. The AP fact-check said Clinton "either cherry-picked facts or mischaracterized the opposition.
Associated Press Fact Checks Bill Clinton's SpeechMove aside Paul Ryan, it looks like even the most widely-praised of speeches can be called out a few times. To wit, Matt Apuzzo, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Associated Press reporter, took a thorough look at former President Bill Clinton's fiery address ...
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Lady Gaga's meat dress to be shown in DC museumWASHINGTON (AP) - Lady Gaga's famous meat dress has made its way to the nation's capital, along with Loretta Lynn's song about "The Pill" and other relics from music history.
Mobile phone towers attacked in north NigeriaBy HARUNA UMAR, Associated Press - 5 minutes ago. MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - A radical Islamist sect that has attacked mosques, churches, schools and government buildings at will in Nigeria appears to have added a new target for its violence: mobile ...
Thousands of Greeks protest planned pay cutsAssociated Press. A worker walks on scaffoldings that covers a building under construction in Athens on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012.
Jet returns to Philadelphia over hoax phone callAssociated Press. Passengers walk off a US Airways flight at Philadelphia International Airport, after the plane returned to the airport, Thursday, Sept.
Here is the latest New England sports news from The Associated PressSEATTLE (AP) - Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine says he was kidding yesterday when he threatened to "punch" a radio talk-show host in the mouth.
Here is the latest Ohio sports news from The Associated PressBALTIMORE (AP) - Former Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell has been hospitalized in Baltimore. WKYC-TV in Cleveland says the 87-year-old's condition is reportedly worsening.
Associated Press undertakes regional upgrades to high definition transmission ...DMN Newswire--2012-9-6--SatLink Communications Ltd., a leading teleport and HD Playout Center delivering content to every corner of the world, has today announced a long-term agreement with the Associated Press (AP), to support AP's contribution and ...
Police calm, small crowds mark DNC, RNC protestsCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - As dozens of protesters blocked a busy intersection near the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte this week, they were surrounded and outnumbered by heavily armed police officers who appeared ready to move in.
French Alps slayings: Child found 8 hours laterANNECY, France (AP) - French authorities struggled Thursday to explain why no one found a 4-year-old girl for eight hours at a blood-strewn crime scene as she huddled in a car under the skirt of a corpse - apparently her dead mother or grandmother.
Quebec election shooting suspect faces 16 chargesBy PHIL COUVRETTE, Associated Press - 14 minutes ago. MONTREAL (AP) - The suspect in a deadly shooting at a rally following the election of Quebec's new separatist premier was arraigned Thursday on 16 charges, including murder, attempted murder ...
Syrian troops take town on refugee flight routeBEIRUT (AP) - After hours of heavy shelling, Syrian troops recaptured a border town Thursday in what activists said was a government attempt to stem the flood of people fleeing their country's civil war.
Schumer: Jerusalem platform omission a 'mistake'By LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press - 6 minutes ago. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - One of President Barack Obama's top allies said Thursday that Democrats made a mistake when they omitted from the party platform a reference to Jerusalem as Israel's ...
Liberia: New austerity budget cuts expensesBy JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH, Associated Press - 1 minute ago. MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Liberia has a new $672 million austerity budget that cut official travel expenses to channel more funds to infrastructure.
Colombian rebels name 3 for peace negotiationsBy ANDREA RODRIGUEZ, Associated Press - 1 minute ago. HAVANA (AP) - Colombia's main leftist rebel group named three negotiators on Thursday for October peace talks in Norway, including a high-ranking guerrilla known as Simon Trinidad who is ...
Peterson jury asks for definition of 'unanimous'By MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press - 1 minute ago. JOLIET, Ill. (AP) - Jurors deliberating the murder case against Drew Peterson sent a note to the judge Thursday asking for the definition of the word 'unanimous' - a request that would seem to ...
Key quotes from ECB head Draghi's press briefingKey quotes from ECB head Draghi's press briefing. By The Associated Press - 1 minute ago. FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi unveiled a new program Thursday to buy government bonds to bring down the ...