AP - ap.online.headlines.general http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.general News Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:06:37 -0500 Netanyahu: Iran nuclear deal threatens Israel's security Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:09:40 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2015/03/02/US-United-States-Israel/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US-United-States-Israel c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:313b WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted Monday that his plans to address Congress are not aimed at disrespecting President Barack Obama, even as he assailed the U.S. leader's bid for a nuclear deal with Iran as a threat to his country's survival. Iraq launches operation to retake Tikrit from Islamic State Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:42:41 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2015/03/02/ML-Iraq-Islamic-State/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_ML-Iraq-Islamic-State c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:3050 BAGHDAD (AP) — Backed by allied Shiite, Sunni and Iranian fighters, Iraqi security forces launched a large-scale military operation Monday to recapture Saddam Hussein's hometown from the Islamic State extremist group, a major step in a campaign to reclaim territory in northern Iraq controlled by the militants. How Islamic is Islamic State group? Not very, experts say Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:55:06 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2015/03/02/ML--Islamic.State-Ideology/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_ML--Islamic.State-Ideology c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:312d CAIRO (AP) — Three British schoolgirls believed to have gone to Syria to become "jihadi" brides. Three young men charged in New York with plotting to join the Islamic State group and carry out attacks on American soil. A masked, knife-wielding militant from London who is the face of terror in videos showing Western hostages beheaded. Putin critic Nemtsov's date says she did not see his killer Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:33:12 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2015/03/02/EU--Russia-Opposition/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_EU--Russia-Opposition c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:310b MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian woman with Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov when he was gunned down told Russia media on Monday that she did not see his killer, as conflicting reports emerged about the availability of surveillance footage showing the slaying. Homeland Security funding deal elusive Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:27:38 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2015/03/02/US--Congress-Homeland/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Congress-Homeland c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:30ff WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats stepped up their pressure on Speaker John Boehner on Monday to allow a vote on legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security through Sept. 30 without any immigration-related provisions attached, and one senior lawmaker predicted the top leader of House Republicans would eventually agree. Mom convicted of killing son, 5, by poisoning him with salt Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:00:50 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2015/03/02/US--Mother.Charged-Poisoning/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Mother.Charged-Poisoning c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:32ce WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A woman who blogged for years about her son's constant health woes was convicted Monday of poisoning him to death by force-feeding heavy concentrations of sodium through his stomach tube. Georgia woman trying to avoid execution for husband's murder Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:40:07 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2015/03/02/US--Georgia.Execution/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Georgia.Execution c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:329a ATLANTA (AP) — With hours left before her execution Monday for her husband's murder, the only woman on Georgia's death row asked a state board to "bestow mercy" and appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court for a delay. Black-market 'body sculptor' set to resume testifying Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:38:01 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2015/03/02/US--Buttocks.Enhancement-Death/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Buttocks.Enhancement-Death c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:310e PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An aspiring hip-hop artist who boasts about her talent for black-market "body sculpting" has one last chance to impress a jury before the panel weighs murder charges against her in a dancer's death. Bill Gates repeats at top of Forbes' list of billionaires Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:41:17 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2015/03/02/US-Forbes-Billionaires/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US-Forbes-Billionaires c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:31cf NEW YORK (AP) — The world's richest person got even richer this year. And a basketball superstar-turned-owner made the list for the first time. A's switch-pitcher hopes to find spot with Oakland Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:10:13 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2015/03/02/BBA-Athletics-Switch-Pitcher/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_BBA-Athletics-Switch-Pitcher c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:32fd MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Pat Venditte is used to it by now. Teammates, coaches and others regularly stop him for a chance to check out his one-of-a-kind glove, the same one he has used for years featuring space for either hand. Los Angeles police kill man in struggle captured on video Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:57:04 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2015/03/02/US-Skid-Row-Police-Shooting/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US-Skid-Row-Police-Shooting c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:30ae LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a man on the city's Skid Row as they wrestled with him on the ground, a confrontation captured on video that millions viewed online. Authorities say the man was shot after grabbing for an officer's gun. Veteran Democratic Sen. Mikulski won't seek re-election Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:59:46 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2015/03/02/US-Mikulski/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US-Mikulski c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:317b BALTIMORE (AP) — Sen. Barbara Mikulski, the longest serving woman in the history of Congress, announced Monday that she will not run for-re-election. Shawn Ashmore on job security uncertainty on 'The Following' Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:48:52 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2015/03/02/US-TV-Shawn-Ashmore/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US-TV-Shawn-Ashmore c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:3259 NEW YORK (AP) — The cast of Fox's TV series "The Following," knows that it's not the kind of gig that provides job security. AP EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Guantanamo detainees struggle in Uruguay Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:10:01 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2015/03/02/LT-Uruguay-Guantanamo-Detainees/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_LT-Uruguay-Guantanamo-Detainees c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:3236 MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Every day during the 12½ years he was imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay as a suspected al-Qaida operative, Adel bin Muhammad El Ouerghi dreamed of freedom. Toronto police say no criminal intent with tunnel Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:17:15 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2015/03/02/CN--Canada-Mystery.Tunnel/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_CN--Canada-Mystery.Tunnel c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:3151 TORONTO (AP) — Two men built a mysterious tunnel discovered near a Pan Am Games venue in Toronto and there was no criminal intent, police said Monday. Spain: 3rd bailout for Greece being mulled for up to $56B Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:36:36 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2015/03/02/EU--Greece-Bailout/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_EU--Greece-Bailout c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:323a MADRID (AP) — Spain's economy minister says eurozone nations are negotiating a third bailout for financially strapped Greece that would give the country as much as 50 billion euros ($56 billion). Veronica Roth working on new series; 1st book due in 2017 Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:30:11 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2015/03/02/US--Books-Veronica.Roth/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Books-Veronica.Roth c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:312f NEW YORK (AP) — Veronica Roth fans can start the countdown. US official: US-Israel ties should never be 'politicized' Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:11:14 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2015/03/02/US--United.States-Israel/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--United.States-Israel c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:31a8 WASHINGTON (AP) — A top Obama administration official declared Monday that the relationship between the United States and Israel "should never be politicized," while defending President Barack Obama's high-stakes bid for a nuclear deal with Iran. 10 Things to Know for Today Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:02:52 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2015/03/02/10.Things.to.Know-Today/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_10.Things.to.Know-Today c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:30d6 Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: Dearth of jobs a barrier to post-bankruptcy Detroit's growth Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:02:42 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2015/03/02/US--Detroit-Miles.From.Work/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Detroit-Miles.From.Work c9d8ec1afb93944a:100973a4:14b500ad631:3045 DETROIT (AP) — When Alison Norris couldn't find work in Detroit, she searched past the city limits, ending up with a part-time restaurant job that's 20 miles away but takes at least two hours to get to via separate city and suburban bus systems.