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  • Ukraine president secures U.S. military aid but not weapons

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko secured $53 million in assistance from the United States on Thursday but President Barack Obama for now turned down his appeals for weapons to fight Russian-backed separatists. Images of...
  • Newington 5K Run To Benefit ALS Research

    NEWINGTON — Instead of ice buckets, former Mayor and state Rep. Dominic Mazzoccoli is asking people to use their feet Saturday to fight ALS. The second annual 5K Run/Walk for Dom will start at 9 a.m. near town hall. The event raises money to...
  • U.S. House Speaker Boehner bemoans notion 'I don't have to work'

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Thursday expressed his dissatisfaction with a chronically high jobless rate and complained of a "very sick idea" that the unemployed would "rather just sit around." The top...
  • U.S. says 7.3 million with Obamacare health plans have paid premiums

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Thursday said 7.3 million people were up to date on their monthly premiums for private health plans under President Barack Obama's healthcare law as of Aug. 15. Republicans have long sought the number...
  • Islamic State shows captive British journalist in new video

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria released a video on Thursday that they said shows British journalist John Cantlie in captivity saying he will soon reveal "facts" about the group to counter its portrayal in Western...
  • Would a GOP Senate foretell change for consumer agency?

    WASHINGTON At 3 years old, the controversial Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has survived opponents' attempts to dismantle it and is busy rolling out new regulations and doling out punishment to companies accused of bilking consumers. But the bureau...
  • U.S. panel puts off decision on designs for troubled Eisenhower Memorial

    (This Sept. 17 story corrects that Issa is on planning commission, not Eisenhower panel, in paragraph 11) WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A decision on the design of Washington's troubled Eisenhower Memorial was delayed on Wednesday as the panel overseeing its...
  • Republican senator says 2015 could be time for U.S. oil export bill

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top supporter in the U.S. Congress for reversing the 40-year ban on crude oil exports, Senator Lisa Murkowski from Alaska, said next year could be the time for a bill on lifting the restriction. "I think it may be timely then,"...
  • Obama vows U.S. will not fight another ground war in Iraq

    Obama vows U.S. will not fight another ground war in Iraq
    President Barack Obama vowed on Wednesday the United States will not fight another ground war in Iraq, seeking to reassure Americans about the level of U.S. involvement after a top general suggested combat troops could be deployed against Islamic State...
  • Hospitals focus on preparedness as risk of Ebola spread increases

    Hospitals focus on preparedness as risk of Ebola spread increases
    As health officials fail to contain West Africa's Ebola outbreak, recent scares at two Baltimore-area hospitals highlight the need for hospitals here and across the United States to prepare space and equipment for what some consider inevitable — the...
  • WRAPUP 4-Chagrined NFL teams bow to pressure on domestic abuse cases

    (Recasts, adds new domestic violence allegations) By Eric Kelsey and Mary Milliken Sept 17 (Reuters) - Another National Football League player was arrested on domestic violence allegations hours after two teams succumbed to public pressure and suspended...