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Aug. 11, 2014 @ 11:06 AM

Scotland County woman charged with killing father

Scotland County deputies say a 23-year-old woman has been arrested after stabbing her father to death.


Aug. 11, 2014 @ 11:05 AM

Judge weighs recombining trials for 9/11 suspects

A pretrial hearing for suspects in the Sept. 11 terror attacks is in recess until mid-week while the military judge decides whether to reconsider his decision to try one of the men separate from the other four.


Aug. 11, 2014 @ 11:04 AM

Obama directs funds to fight terrorists in Africa

President Barack Obama on Monday directed $10 million in emergency Pentagon spending to help France fight terrorists in northwest Africa.


Aug. 11, 2014 @ 11:03 AM

Iraq president names deputy speaker new PM

Iraq's new president on Monday snubbed the powerful incumbent Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and nominated the deputy parliament speaker to form the new government, raising fears of more infighting in the government as country faces the threat of Sunni militants in the north.


Aug. 06, 2014 @ 02:26 PM

NC House leader: Legislators may return next week

A key General Assembly leader says North Carolina lawmakers are looking to return to Raleigh next week to take up some pending legislation. But House and Senate Republicans have agreed to nothing so far.


Aug. 06, 2014 @ 02:25 PM

Pope leaving NC budget post; Roberts is successor

Conservative businessman, philanthropist and political donor Art Pope is stepping down as North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's state budget director early next month.


Aug. 06, 2014 @ 01:38 PM

Objection! Interrupting lawyer gets rare sanction

A federal judge in Iowa meted out an unusual punishment to a lawyer for repeatedly raising objections and interrupting depositions: She must produce a training video showing why such tactics are inappropriate.


Aug. 06, 2014 @ 01:10 PM

Afghan official: General's killer hid in bathroom

The Afghan soldier who killed a U.S. two-star general and wounded other top officers hid in a bathroom before his assault and used a NATO assault rifle in his attack, an Afghan military official said Wednesday.


Aug. 06, 2014 @ 01:08 PM

Comet chaser reaches target after 10-year pursuit

After a journey of 6.4 billion kilometers (4 billion miles), Europe's unmanned Rosetta probe reached its destination Wednesday, a milestone in mankind's first attempt to land a spacecraft on a comet.


Aug. 05, 2014 @ 02:21 PM

Nixon tapes released on resignation's anniversary

Almost a decade after Richard Nixon resigned, the disgraced former president sat down with his one-time aide and told the tale of his fall from grace in his own words.