AP - ap.online.headlines.general http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.general News Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:05:10 -0400 Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:06:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/07/31/ML--Israel-Palestinians/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_ML--Israel-Palestinians c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-6019 JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip "with or without a cease-fire," as the military called up another 16,000 reservists to pursue its campaign in the densely-populated territory. State Dept: 'No American is proud' of CIA tactics Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:08:26 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/07/31/US-CIA-Investigations/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US-CIA-Investigations c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-5fc4 WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has endorsed the broad conclusions of a harshly critical Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks, a report that accuses the agency of brutally treating terror suspects and misleading Congress, according to a White House document. 10 Things to Know for Today Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:49:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/07/31/10-Things-to-Know-Today/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_10-Things-to-Know-Today c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-5f78 Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: Investigators reach Ukraine jet crash site Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:44:25 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/07/31/EU--Ukraine/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_EU--Ukraine c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-5f4c ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) — An international team of investigators in eastern Ukraine on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 for the first time. S. Leone declares health emergency amid Ebola Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:43:28 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/07/31/AF-West-Africa-Ebola/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_AF-West-Africa-Ebola c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-5f62 FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The president of Sierra Leone declared a public health emergency as the Ebola crisis blamed for nearly 700 deaths deepened across West Africa, vowing to quarantine sick patients at home and conduct house-to-house searches for others who may have been exposed. Mudslide swallows Indian village; at least 30 dead Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:40:28 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/07/31/AS--India-Landslide/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_AS--India-Landslide c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-5fbb MALIN, India (AP) — Rescuers using earth-moving equipment and their bare hands dug through heavy mud and debris Thursday after a landslide engulfed an entire village in western India, killing at least 30 people and leaving about 100 missing and feared dead. Argentina slides into default as debt talks fail Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:34:17 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/07/31/Argentina-Debt/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_Argentina-Debt c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-6038 NEW YORK (AP) — The collapse of talks with U.S. creditors sent Argentina into its second debt default in 13 years and raised questions about what comes next for financial markets and the South American nation's staggering economy. AP Exclusive: Study blames lost calves on panthers Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:45:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/07/31/US-Florida-Panthers-Ranchers/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US-Florida-Panthers-Ranchers c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-5f9b IMMOKALEE, Fla. (AP) — Since Florida's frontier days when cattlemen drove their herds through the state's vast fields and forests, ranchers and native panthers have been natural enemies. Haunting memories 70 years after Warsaw Uprising Thu, 31 Jul 2014 05:58:43 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/07/31/EU--Poland-Warsaw.Uprising/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_EU--Poland-Warsaw.Uprising c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-5f88 WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Kazimierz Mikos ran down a Warsaw street, zig-zagging to avoid the bullets that whizzed past him. As the 14-year-old ran for his life, he was struck with terror at the sight of a dead body in the street. Even after the scrape with death, the teen volunteered for a heroic Polish struggle against the Nazis — becoming a messenger and a guard. AP Photos: Beating heat on Pyongyang's Moran Hill Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:35:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/07/31/AS--NKorea-Photo.Essay-A.Day.in.the.Park/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_AS--NKorea-Photo.Essay-A.Day.in.the.Park c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-5f4b PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Along with its towering monuments to socialism, bronze statues of its leaders and sprawling plazas for mass political gatherings and military parades, North Korea's showcase capital is a city of parks. Investigators reach Ukraine crash site Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:13:20 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/07/31/EU--Ukraine/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_EU--Ukraine c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-5fa2 ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) — An international team of investigators in eastern Ukraine on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 for the first time. Sorting out the claims after pipe break: Who pays? Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:40:05 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/07/31/US--UCLA.Flooding/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--UCLA.Flooding c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-5fba LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of cars submerged below murky water. A landmark basketball court, newly refurbished, showing signs of buckling. Soaked and stained carpets. An athletic track coated in mud. GOP: Lerner emails show bias against conservatives Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:09:27 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/07/31/US--IRS-Investigation/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--IRS-Investigation c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-5fc3 WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional investigators say this is why they want all of Lois Lerner's emails. Congress races to finish veterans, highway bills Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:51:04 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/07/31/US-Congress/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US-Congress c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-5fe7 WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is racing to wrap up legislation addressing chronic problems at the Veterans Affairs Department and a shortfall in highway money ahead of its five-week summer break. Deep divisions cast doubt on any resolution to the surge of immigrants at the border. Suing Obama: GOP-led House gives the go-ahead Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:25:47 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/07/30/US--House-Obama.Lawsuit/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--House-Obama.Lawsuit c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-62e9 WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other Democrats derided the effort as a stunt aimed at tossing political red meat to conservative voters. Obama takes tougher line against Gaza casualties Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:57:30 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/07/30/US--United.States-Israel/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--United.States-Israel c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-61da WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration condemned the deadly shelling of a United Nations school in Gaza Wednesday, using tough, yet carefully worded language that reflects growing White House irritation with Israel and the mounting civilian casualties stemming from its ground and air war against Hamas. House GOP scrambles for votes on border bill Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:14:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/07/30/US--Immigration.Overload/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Immigration.Overload c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-6632 WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans, scrambling to win conservative support for a bill addressing the immigration crisis on the border, have scheduled a companion vote on legislation to block President Barack Obama from extending deportation relief to any more immigrants here illegally. Clashes prevent experts from reaching bodies Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:09:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/07/30/EU--Ukraine/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_EU--Ukraine c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-65c6 DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Almost two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky, the remains of some passengers are feared rotting in the 90-degree (32-degree Celsius) midsummer heat, deepening the frustration of relatives desperate to recover the bodies of their loved ones. AP PHOTOS: At least 17 die in Gaza school attack Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:58:21 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/07/31/Gaza.School-Photo.Gallery/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_Gaza.School-Photo.Gallery c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-60bc JEBALIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — Shelling of a school crowded with refugees in Gaza early Wednesday killed at least 17 people and wounded 90 more, according to Palestinian health officials. Powell maybe not told early about CIA techniques Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:13:27 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2014/07/30/US-CIA-Investigations/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US-CIA-Investigations c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:-61d9 WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks concludes that the agency initially kept the secretary of state and some U.S. ambassadors in the dark about harsh techniques and secret prisons, according to a document circulating among White House staff.