HK leader says China adamant; students seek talks
HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters demanded that Hong Kong's top leader meet with them on Tuesday and threatened wider actions if he did not, after he said China would not budge in its decision to limit voting reforms in the Asian financial hub.
Secret Service head faces questions on WH breach
WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Washington scandals that end up on Capitol Hill tend to end the same way: with an apology.
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Obama goal of Gitmo closure stalled at Pentagon
WASHINGTON (AP) — The transfer of prisoners out of Guantanamo Bay has ground to a halt amid a slow Pentagon approval process, causing deep frustration within the administration and raising doubts that President Barack Obama will be able to fulfill his campaign promise to close the offshore prison fr terrorism suspects.
Police: Body of Arkansas real estate agent found
SCOTT, Ark. (AP) — Police discovered the body of a missing Arkansas real estate agent in a shallow grave at a concrete company early Tuesday, and a man arrested in connection with her kidnapping is expected to be charged in the death, authorities said.
Afghanistan, US sign long-awaited security pact
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan and the United States have signed a long-awaited security pact that will allow U.S. forces to remain in the country past the end of year.
Virginia police: Forensic evidence links 2 cases
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — They both were walking alone, separated from their friends late at night on or near the University of Virginia campus. One was found dead nearly five years ago. The other is still missing.
Families wait in agony for word on Ebola patients
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — First the ring tone echoed outside the barbed-wire-topped walls of the Ebola clinic. Then came the wails of grief, as news spread that 31-year-old Rose Johnson was dead just days after she was brought here unconscious by relatives.
Colorado high court considers pot firing case
DENVER (AP) — Pot may be legal in Colorado, but you can still be fired for using it.
PayPal to separate from eBay in 2015
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — PayPal is splitting from EBay Inc. and will become a separate and publicly traded company next year.
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