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New welfare restrictions target booze, tattoos

BOSTON (AP) - Taking aim at what they call an abuse of the taxpayers' money, a growing number of states are blocking welfare recipients from spending their benefits on booze, cigarettes, lottery tickets, casino gambling, tattoos and strippers.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


It's party time for Olympic athletes

LONDON (AP) - "Sex And The City" move over. Here comes "Sex In The Village." Make that athletes village. As in Olympics.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Campaign cash fuels speculation of Weiner comeback

NEW YORK (AP) - He has what most politicians can only dream of: widespread name recognition, a hefty campaign account, and a buzzing media circus that follows his every move.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


SPIN METER: 'Middle class' turns fuzzy in politics

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a recent speech, President Barack Obama referred to the "middle class" 14 times, defining it as a family that makes up to $250,000 a year. Republican challenger Mitt Romney has looked at it from the other direction, saying that someone who falls into poverty "is still middle class."

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


American Airlines lauds NY worker's 70-year career

NEW YORK (AP) - American Airlines is celebrating the seven-decade service of a New York mechanic who turns 87 next month and has no plans to retire.

July 18, 2012 | BY The Associated Press | Signal AP


Doctors use eggs to reverse egg allergies in kids

First peanuts, now eggs. Doctors have reversed allergies in some children and teens by giving them tiny daily doses of problem foods, gradually training their immune systems to accept them.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


AP NewsBreak: No charges for military in scandal

WASHINGTON (AP) - Seven Army soldiers and two Marines have received administrative punishments, but are not facing criminal charges, for their part in the Secret Service prostitution scandal in Colombia this year, The Associated Press has learned.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


New welfare restrictions target booze, tattoos

BOSTON (AP) - Taking aim at what they call an abuse of the taxpayers' money, a growing number of states are blocking welfare recipients from spending their benefits on booze, cigarettes, lottery tickets, casino gambling, tattoos and strippers.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


UC board endorses tax initiative, freezes tuition

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A University of California committee has voted to freeze undergraduate tuition this fall and endorse Gov. Jerry Brown's tax initiative.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Calif OKs funds for bullet train with shaky future

LOS ANGELES (AP) - California's governor is celebrating billions of dollars in government funding for a high-speed train, but construction is a long way off and could get bogged down by lawsuits, environmental rules and political infighting.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Chicago mayor seeks recipe to expand food trucks

CHICAGO (AP) - Each day at lunch Amy Le faces the same dilemma as she looks for a spot to park her bright green food truck in downtown Chicago. She needs a space close enough to hungry office workers but far enough away from the restaurants she knows will call police if she gets too close to their doors.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Balloonists recount harrowing flight over Oregon

Two men flying matching lawn chairs suspended by helium-filled party balloons over Central Oregon last weekend said Tuesday they were floating along peacefully at 14,000 feet when thunderstorms grabbed control of their homemade craft like a giant hand.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


US panel: Improve child custody rules for military

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A national legal panel that works to standardize state laws wants to simplify child custody rules for military service members, whose frequent deployments can leave them without clear legal recourse when family disputes erupt.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


APNewsBreak: Costco turns against tight sow pens

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Costco Wholesale Corp. on Tuesday joined a growing list of retailers and restaurants in asking suppliers to phase out the use of small pens for pregnant sows, as an animal welfare group prepared to release an undercover video showing conditions at one of its suppliers.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


INFLUENCE GAME: Cyclist's allies turn to Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) - When the Justice Department decided not to prosecute Lance Armstrong for taking performance-enhancing drugs, his legal problems seemed to be over.

July 18, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


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Deal to improve veterans' health care costs $17B

WASHINGTON (AP) - A bipartisan deal announced Monday would authorize about $17 billion to help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat veterans and make it easier to fire executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

July 29, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Zillow buying Trulia

NEW YORK (AP) - Zillow and Trulia, two companies that changed the way people shop for homes, are combining.

July 28, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Doctor who contracted Ebola in grave condition

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Kent Brantly always wanted to be a medical missionary, and he took the work seriously, spending months treating a steady stream of patients with Ebola in Liberia.

July 28, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Claiborne ready to prove his worth to Cowboys

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - Morris Claiborne got on Terrance Williams' nerves the minute the competition started at training camp for the Dallas Cowboys.

July 28, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Drought cancels Sacramento's Gold Rush Days

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Sacramento officials are canceling the city's annual Gold Rush Days festivities because of the ongoing drought.

July 28, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Annoying minor floods are increasing on US coasts

WASHINGTON (AP) - Along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years, the federal government reported Monday.

July 28, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


US Court: Virginia marriage is for all lovers

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Monday in a decision that could overturn similar prohibitions in the Carolinas and West Virginia.

July 28, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Ronstadt gets answer to 'When Will I Be Loved?'

WASHINGTON (AP) - Singer Linda Ronstadt got the answer to that question she's been asking for decades: "When Will I Be Loved?"

July 28, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Man charged with kidnapping in NH teen's case

CONWAY, N.H. (AP) - A 34-year-old man was arrested and charged Monday with kidnapping a New Hampshire teenage girl who returned home recently after vanishing nine months ago.

July 28, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


California governor takes dig at Texas guard plan

MEXICO CITY (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown took a not-so-subtle dig at Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border, saying Monday he expects it to be a short-lived measure and that "wiser minds will prevail."

July 28, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Obama gets emotional over Malia going to college

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is practically weepy at the thought of his daughter Malia going off to college, a milestone many months away that is already on his mind.

July 28, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

REVERE, Mass. (AP) - A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the U.S. spawned a tornado just north of Boston on Monday, causing extensive damage in Revere, where roofs were ripped off buildings and dozens of large trees were uprooted.

July 28, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Trial opening over video of Oklahoma City bombing

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.

July 28, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Strike hits Gaza park, killing at least 10

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - A Gaza park was attacked Monday, killing at least 10 Palestinians, including children, a Palestinian health official said. Israelis and the Palestinians traded blame for the strike.

July 28, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs

NEW YORK (AP) - Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I'll be ready.

July 28, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


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