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  • Pentagon says Egypt, UAE responsible for Libya strikes

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military believes the governments of Egypt and the United Arab Emirates were responsible for a recent series of airstrikes on Islamist factions within Libya, a Pentagon spokesman said on Tuesday. Rear Admiral John Kirby,...
  • New Delivery Service Promises Liquor In Under An Hour

    New Delivery Service Promises Liquor In Under An Hour
    Liquor at your door, in the time it takes to order a pizza? That's what a new Hartford-area delivery service is promising. Ultra, which originally began in New York City and has since expanded to Chicago, New Jersey and Maryland, launches in greater...
  • Dispute over gadget that blocks seat reclining diverts flight to Chicago

    (Reuters) - A midair argument between two airline passengers over the use of a device that stops the seat in front from reclining caused a Newark-Denver flight to be diverted to Chicago over the weekend, airline and police officials said on Tuesday....
  • USC, UCLA, Caltech get joint grant to fuel tech start-ups in L.A.

    USC, UCLA, Caltech get joint grant to fuel tech start-ups in L.A.
    With funding from the National Science Foundation, three of the top universities in Southern California are teaming up to supply instruction, events and research aimed at helping technology start-ups flourish in the region. Though investments and...
  • Military pilot from Naperville area named White House Fellow

    Military pilot from Naperville area named White House Fellow
    WASHINGTON — Kari M. Fleming, a decorated pilot and Air Force major who formerly lived in the Naperville area, has been named a White House Fellow, officials said Monday. Fleming, 34, a veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, was last posted...
  • Roger Federer has a new 'teammate'—Michael Jordan

    There is seldom a dull moment in the evening matches at the U.S. Open tennis tournament. Tuesday was no exception. It was time for Roger Federer to get back to work, and for the occasion, he brought along a friend, some guy named Michael Jordan....
  • Medical marijuana a cutthroat competition in Illinois

     Medical marijuana a cutthroat competition in Illinois
    The medical marijuana business is no place for novices. Not only will entrepreneurs applying for licenses next month need a minimum of $400,000 in liquid assets, they also must provide diagrams and photos of a purchased facility, mapped out and...
  • Venture firm tries telling others how to invest in private companies

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A Washington, D.C.-area company that invests in startup companies is moving into a new line of business: advising others on how they too can invest in startups. Disruption Corp., which runs the Crystal Tech Fund in Crystal City,...
  • As Earth warms, relationship between science and religion thaws

    As Earth warms, relationship between science and religion thaws
    Congregants in a Miami church handed the Rev. Mitch Hescox a Bible to take with him to Tallahassee. It was a gift for the governor, and it accompanied 60,000 signatures the reverend had collected, all from evangelical Christians, all asking Gov. Rick...
  • Thousands might lose health insurance over missing documents

    WASHINGTON Some 310,000 people with inconsistencies in their citizenship and immigration materials might lose their federal marketplace health coverage Sept. 30 unless they provide proper supporting documents by Sept. 5, the Obama administration announced...
  • Continue US air strikes; leave ground fighting to the Kurds

    WASHINGTON The best way to start winning a war is to stop losing. That axiom certainly applies to what's going on in Iraq. But, that said, there is no place for American brigades in this battle. Yes, Americans have a huge stake in preventing al-Qaida's...