- Obama-Netanyahu relations never promised happily-ever-after
WASHINGTON (AP) — This was never happily-ever-after waiting to happen.
- Iraq state TV: Operation to retake Tikrit begins
BAGHDAD (AP) — Backed by allied Shiite and Sunni fighters, Iraqi security forces on Monday began a large-scale military operation to recapture Saddam Hussein's hometown from the Islamic State extremist group, state TV said, a major step in a campaign to reclaim a large swath of territory in northern Iraq controlled by the militants.
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- Tourism thrives in Malaysia despite association with tragedy
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two airplane catastrophes put Malaysia on the map in a bad way in 2014. But they didn't hurt the country's tourism, and the higher visibility may even have helped: visitor numbers had their strongest growth in years.
- Dot-com deja vu: Nasdaq closes in on its record high
NEW YORK (AP) — The last time the Nasdaq was this high, Bill Clinton was president, Microsoft dominated the tech world and the iPod, iPhone and iPad didn't exist.
- Ferguson News Guide: US to make Ferguson announcements soon
WASHINGTON (AP) — Six months after 18-year-old Michael Brown died in the street in Ferguson, Missouri, the Justice Department is close to announcing its findings in the racially charged police shooting that launched "hands up, don't shoot" protests across the nation.
- Los Angeles police kill man in struggle captured on video
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a fatal encounter captured on video, three Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a man on the city's Skid Row during a struggle over one of the officers' guns, authorities said.
- Ukraine's leader urges peacekeeping mission for the east
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president has a signed a decree opening the way to a formal request for international peacekeepers to be stationed in eastern regions where government forces are battling Russian-backed separatists.
- First Look: Samsung gets a lot right with new S6 phones
NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung's new Galaxy smartphones improve in two major areas: design and picture quality.
- Construction picks back up, but it's a different gig now
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — As Florida's housing market tanked seven years ago, construction worker David Rager saw jobs dry up. So he left construction, along with 2.3 million others nationwide during the economic downturn, and got a job installing traffic signals and street lights.
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